Feature Partner: Socket Mobile

Teamwork Retail

One of our featured partners who will be joining us at NRF 2018 this year, in our booth #723. Socket Mobile has 25 years of a sound status in mobile scanning, and is continuously pushing for improvement.

4 Reasons You Might Need New a Point of Sale System

Cegid

As retailers grow, they often need more advanced functionality from their point of sale system (POS) to meet customer expectations, innovate, outrun competitors and keep pace with evolving industry trends. 2: Growing Online Sales.

Milano Diamond Gallery Selects Retail and Point of Sale (POS) Solution from Cegid

Cegid

We value Cegid’s retail expertise and strong track record of experience with jewelry retailing ,” said Rahul Kheskwani, Vice President, Milano Diamond Gallery. This capability will give Milano Diamond Gallery plenty of room to grow while running its operations from a single database.

4 Reasons You Need Client Book

Teamwork Retail

It has the capability to see the status of all stored values, just like POS (LRP, Rewards Cards, Coupons, etc.). While Client Book covers most of the basic client features that POS supports, it really goes above and beyond with additional features that are specific only to Client Book. Display the date of a customer’s last activity or sale. Instantly view basic statistics, such as the total number of transactions, broken down by lifetime and month-by-month.

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The ROI of Equipping Your In-Store Staff with Comprehensive POS

iQmetrix

Choosing a point of sale (POS) system is kind of like getting married—you want to know what you’re getting into before you tie the knot and commit. Can it fit the needs of your business as you scale?

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5  POS Software Essentials to Manage Inventory Effectively

Springboard Retail

A store is only as successful as its inventory, so here are five essential features your point of sale and retail inventory management software should provide to help you maximize sales, increase margin, and manage inventory effectively: Inventory Management POS Software Business of RetailThinking about switching to a new POS platform?

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5 Ways an Integrated POS can Help Streamline your Cellphone Business

iQmetrix

As the guide puts it, “Looking back on how far we’ve come in just a decade, and knowing what’s on the horizon (think Internet of Things and billions of connected devices), the future is very bright for wireless retailers, if they can keep up with the speed of innovation and consumer expectations. It will be survival of the fittest, and the battleground will be the point of sale.”.

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Where else will your customers shop?

Salsify

Takeaway: In the wake of changing technology and an explosion of digital options for shoppers, the consumer the new point of sale. Today’s brands and retailers must enact consistent product content management across a wide variety of digital channels. Ecommerce

The State of APIs: A Cheat-Sheet Infographic

GetElastic

recognized API-based commerce platforms as the next-gen category of commerce evolution. Hypermedia API allows companies to surface commerce interactions at any touchpoint, enabling a new level of business agility. Leading industry research firm, Gartner Inc.,

The State of APIs: a cheat-sheet infographic

GetElastic

recognized API-based commerce platforms as the next-gen category of commerce evolution. Hypermedia API allows companies to surface commerce interactions at any touchpoint, enabling a new level of business agility. Leading industry research firm, Gartner Inc.,

Digital Commerce and the Threat of Card-not-present Fraud

BigCommerce

Digital commerce continues to be top of mind for online retailers. Consumers shop more and more across a variety of devices and channels. Retailers continually optimize their sales channels to deliver more seamless consumer experiences. The State of CNP Fraud.

How Ecommerce Made in North America is Set to Shake Up Lifestyle Fashion in Asia Pacific

GetElastic

Steady economic growth has led to huge populations with more money to spend – and clothing and accessories are at the top of their shopping lists. They represent 45% of the region’s population, and 60% of the world’s total millennial population.

Creating A Frictionless Shopping Experience With Technology And Data

Retail TouchPoints

Like an intrepid explorer, they want to be masters of their destiny, to plot their own journey. But they also expect a helping hand guiding them along the sales path. Some of the industry’s most innovative brands are already doing this.

How to develop a framework for retail inventory reporting KPI's

Springboard Retail

The first step in managing your inventory effectively is m aking a commitment to use a modern point of sale solution to gather data. Next, it's time to determine the right set of KPI’s for your business. Inventory Management Data Business of RetailLastly, retailers must build the right reports, ones that hold them and their team accountable daily, weekly, monthly and annually.

How Businesses Can Prepare For The Evolving Commerce Landscape

Retail TouchPoints

By Brad Brodigan, PayPal Imagine: You are driving home from work and pass by one of your favorite clothing stores. This may sound futuristic, but this scenario is possible today largely because of the power and growing ubiquity of mobile.

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6 Awesome Omni Channel Strategies That You Can Use For Your Store

Ecommerce Platforms

Have you encountered a chance to move into the world of omnichannel selling? A physical retail hardware store selling a handful of items online reflects that of an omnichannel experience. But none of the clothing is brought home by the customer.

The Retail Customer Experience Is Changing — Is Your Brand Ready?

Retail TouchPoints

By Randy Malluk, Triad Retail Media Voice-enabled technology was the talk of the show at CES this year, with Google and Amazon in a near arms race to own the market. It seems as though voice assistants are everywhere, from the car and the home to the workplace and of course, mobile devices.

What is Reverse Logistics & Why is it Important?

PFS

As described by the Reverse Logistics Association (yes, it’s a big deal), “reverse logistics” refers to all activity associated with a product or service after the point of sale, with the ultimate goal of optimizing aftermarket activities to save money and take less of an environmental toll.

Everything You Need to Know About Achieving PCI Compliance [Checklist Included]

BigCommerce

This is particularly because many of us maintain large numbers of (supposedly secure) personal online profiles that afford us a convenient way to deal with recurring monthly or annual payments. This is the purpose of PCI DSS –– and every retailer is required to comply.

Investment in BigCommerce, Our Customers and Our Partners

BigCommerce

The software-as-a-service (SaaS) ecommerce platform they built achieved near instant, widespread success among a global base of small and medium-sized businesses. Industry-leading site performance, security, and bug fixing were part of the package.

Holiday Season Creeping Up On You? Brick-And-Mortar Stores Are Still Under Attack

Retail TouchPoints

Online​ ​retailers​ ​are​ ​hit by​ ​the​ ​same​ ​types​ ​of​ ​attacks​ ​that​ ​other​ ​online​ ​firms​ ​receive,​ ​including:​ ​web​ ​application​ ​attacks,​ ​SQL injection,​ ​stolen​ ​customer​ ​credentials​ ​via​ ​phishing,​ ​etc.​ They have​ ​the​ ​worst​ ​of​ ​both​ ​worlds.​

The Retail Industry Is Facing New Disruptive Realities

Retail TouchPoints

By Stephen Wakeling , Phobio The ubiquity of Amazon and recent announcement of the Toys ‘R’ Us closure offers a sobering glimpse of how the retail industry is radically shifting and transforming. The possibilities of chatbots are endless.

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Preventing Return Fraud During The Holiday Season And Beyond

Retail TouchPoints

By Kristin Secreto, InComm Product Control As a retailer, you know all too well the doubled-edge sword of the holiday season. It’s your most lucrative time of year but it’s also the time of year when return fraud occurs, which cuts into your profits.

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Leverage The Sharing Economy By Adding Rental To Retail

Retail TouchPoints

By Andrew Chambers, Renterval LLC Sharing — it’s one of the first lessons we learn as children. While it’s instilled in us from an early age, the notion of sharing has come a long way since the playground. rather than buying, storing and eventually disposing of a purchase.

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Virtual Reality Fully Opens Window Into Consumer Behavior In-Store

Retail TouchPoints

By Alex Hunt, System1 Research Many manufacturers spend more than half of all their marketing dollars on in-store POS and promotional activity. And there’s now a much greater desire to understand the psychology of the shopper.

5 Customer data points to collect in your POS CRM.

Springboard Retail

A modern point of sale system becomes truly effective when it's used to collect all the powerful data and customer intelligence possible to help you build customer engagement and loyalty. In today's cloud-based POS software, like Springboard Retail, you have the ability to create unlimited custom fields, filter and produce powerful reports and integrate with smart marketing and loyalty platforms.

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The Connected Salesperson: a New Brand Ambassador

Cegid

Even though the majority of sales over the last five years remain in-store, by 2017, over 60% of retail sales will involve the web : whether it’s to actually buy something; or for online research. At a time when consumer engagement is as much about digital as physical, in reality, the role of the point-of-sale has dramatically changed. But generating sales doesn’t solely rely on recruitment.

Amidst Customer Experience Obsession, Don’t Overlook Importance Of Analytics

Retail TouchPoints

By Paul Millette, Carousel Industries For arguably anyone in retail, the conversation of “delivering the ultimate customer experience” is as prolific as discussions about inventory management, supply chain operations and P&L statements.

Retailers Can’t Shrink Their Way to Success Without Fixing the Fundamentals

Retail TouchPoints

By Tom Erskine, One Door The growth of e-Commerce and shifting demographics are requiring every retailer to adapt. Retailers must invest in differentiating their stores and fixing the fundamentals of the in-store experience. Tom has also serves on the Board of Directors at CampusTVs.

The Keys To Providing Great Customer Experience: Listen And Respond Quickly To Loyalty Program Feedback

Retail TouchPoints

One thing that separates this generation from previous ones is that the majority of its members have been immersed in the world of online shopping, search engines and constant Internet connectivity from a very young age.

How Integrations Power B2C Marketing

Zaius

But in the world of B2C marketing, many aren’t yet using integrations to their full potential. For years, marketers have solved new challenges with point solutions that solve one specific problem. All of these solutions are completely siloed from one another, making it difficult for marketers to see a full picture of their customers. It’s easy to see the value of this from a user perspective. Point-of-sale transactions in-store.

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Primaseller Review: Multi-channel Inventory and Sales Management, Without the High Price Tag

Ecommerce Platforms

A lot of things can go wrong. In this Primaseller review, we'll outline the pricing of the platform, how it can help you with your online sales, and which features make it a bang for your buck. Don't you want your sales network to be impressive as well?

Account Takeovers: The Next Big Retailer Threat

Retail TouchPoints

conversion to credit cards with EMV chips, and the fast-paced growth of mobile and e-Commerce in recent years. Experts say that much of that increase was due to criminals exploiting digital weaknesses now that point-of-sale crime is more difficult.

Retail Converged Commerce vs Unified Commerce

OrderDynamics

It is the tight integration of various retail technologies such that they work in unison, as one holistic system. A UC system may consist of a. POS (point of sales), WMS (warehouse management system), OMS (order management system) and.

3 Ways Online Inventory Visibility Drives Retail Sales

OrderDynamics

3 Ways Online Inventory Visibility Drives Retail Sales. For now, let’s focus on three specifically that drive retail sales up. Most retailers have a basic level of online inventory visibility. of retailers show the most basic level of inventory visibility only.

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Retailers Can Learn Lessons From Consumers' Card Safety Concerns

Retail TouchPoints

One of the of the biggest issues people may think of when it comes to their credit or debit accounts being used for a fraudulent transaction is their physical cards being lost or stolen , according to Payments Source.

The Missing Piece In The Retail Technology Stack: Human Beings

Retail TouchPoints

It’s about the interplay of human beings and technology in a service-oriented industry. Not to be all crunchy-Granola about it, but they are the yin and yang of good service. The immediate value was the ease of use,” said Karen Beebe, VP of Technology at Vineyard Vines.

Where Do Brands And Retailers Stand In The New Era Of Commerce?

Retail TouchPoints

By Phil Chang, Hubba There’s a new era of commerce, one that no longer resembles the model that brands and retailers have been operating under for the past 20 years. A brand can now list their products for sale with anyone who is technologically capable. And the winner in all of this?

Integrated eCommerce Systems: How to Accelerate Growth from The Backend

Demac Media

Consumers are continuing to shop online more often, for a variety of different products, through multiple touchpoints. eCommerce retail sales are forecast to reach $4 Trillion globally in 2020 , and in the U.S. alone online sales will make up 17% of overall retail by 2022.

Ecommerce Trends: 147 Stats Revealing How Modern Customers Shop in 2017

BigCommerce

BigCommerce has teamed up with retail and payment experts Square to dive deep into the shopping habits, behavior and preferences of thousands of American buyers across multiple generations. A 2017 point-of-sale solutions survey of 1,164 U.S. 53% of U.S.