If you didn’t think you had enough competition or the POS landscape was confusing enough, Amazon recently announced its entrance into the point of sale game. Yes, Amazon. This news made its way throughout the RSPA INSPIRE conference today, with many wondering what Amazon’s solution would look like and how it would or could alter the retail landscape. Any time a company the size of Amazon makes a move, all retailers watch. However, retail resellers and vendors haven’t had a concern or stake until now.
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By Gabe Ulloa
As we know, promoting your brand is one of the single most important things you can do. In this digital world, it is about who can remember you and what they remember from you. You not only want to engage and provide value, you also want to ensure customers leave with a good taste in their mouth. Here are some tips and tricks on what you can do to increase your brand awareness.
This white paper from BlueStar discusses hospital acquired infections (HAIs), currently costing healthcare facilities more than $30 billion each year to treat. These infections are the fourth-largest killer in America, with two million patients contracting infections in hospitals each year and more than 100,000 deaths annually as a result.
This Honeywell case study takes a look at Carrefour Group, the world’s second-largest retailer and the largest in Europe. It operates a combination of hypermarkets, supermarkets, hard discount stores, and convenience stores with 15,500 locations that are either company-operated or franchise.
By Jim Roddy, president, Business Solutions magazine
I’ve attended several RSPA INSPIRE winter conferences, so most of the topics discussed this year didn’t surprise me. The most important challenges facing the retail IT channel — shrinking hardware margins, the transition to the as-a-Service business model, the convergence of POS and payment, the rise of mobility — have been top of mind for at least a couple years now.