ARTICLES BY ANNA ROSE WELCH
Retail IT News For VARs — December 9, 2013
In the news, distributed order management (DOM) technology is in demand from retailers to strengthen their omni-channel initiatives, a study shows mobile can help your customers draw and retain shoppers, and statistics and projections continue for the holiday shopping season.
Restaurant And Hospitality IT News For VARs — December 3, 2013
This week’s news includes technology trends in hotels, the trend toward “community” in loyalty programs, and the trend toward mobile in restaurants.
Grocery And Convenience Store IT News For VARs — December 3, 2013
The news includes a prediction that grocery stores will leverage mobile more in 2014, organizations support the debit card swipe fee ruling, and an increasing number of supermarkets are providing “personalized pricing” online or through mobile apps.
Retail IT News For VARs — December 2, 2013
News this week’s includes a new partnership between The NFC Forum and the Bluetooth SIG, and a report shows omni-channel stores are making a comeback against their “e-tail” competition.
Retail IT News For VARs — November 26, 2013
In this week’s news, a last minute checklist for Cyber Monday, stats that show retail adds more than 37,000 jobs in October, and predictions that in-store and online channels will vie for shoppers this weekend.
Grocery And Convenience Store IT News For VARs — November 27, 2013
This week, a report says optimism among fuel consumers is good news for convenience stores and online grocery shopping is increasing.
Hospitality And Restaurant IT News For VARs — November 26, 2013
The news includes surveys that show diners are interested in hi-tech ordering in quick-service restaurants (QSRs) and travelers are interested in using tablets and smartphones to make reservations. There is also a projection that restaurants will see increased business on Thanksgiving and Black Friday.
Restaurant And Hospitality IT News For VARs — November 22, 2013
In the news, the NRA urges legislators to end patent troll lawsuits, and a study results in projections about the technology restaurants will adopt in the next several years.
Grocery And Convenience Store IT News For VARs — November 21, 2013
In the news this week, grocery stores could benefit from energy management technology, there is growth in the convenience store vertical, and prepaid cards could boost business for your customers — but regulatory questions about them persist.
Retail IT News For VARs — November 18, 2013
In the news this week, multi-channel SMBs weigh in on payment processing options and a mobile POS solutions provider lists top demands from retailers.