Articles By Anna Rose Welch
Retail IT News For VARs — December 26, 2013
In the news are retail technology predictions for the New Year and trends that show tablet shopping and BI/analytics are on the rise.
Restaurant And Hospitality IT News for VARs — December 23, 2013
The news includes advice on hotel loyalty programs, a projection that the holiday shopping season will be “positive overall,” and a question posed about whether Bluetooth could become the standard for mobile payment.
Grocery And Convenience Store IT News For VARs — December 19, 2013
In the news this week, a study concludes the CPG industry is slowly adopting new technology, analysts forecast the demand for online grocery shopping to increase, and technology to manage product consistency across all channels could help store brands compete with national brands.
Retail IT News For VARs — December 19, 2013
In the news this week, a study reveals augmented reality is on the rise and analysts share their predictions for 2014’s biggest trends — including personalization and location-based mobile.
Restaurant And Hospitality IT News For VARs — December 17, 2013
This week’s news shows growth among the fast-casual restaurant industry, increased hotel focus on booking from their own websites, and remote monitoring to assist with HACCP compliance.
Grocery And Convenience Store IT News For VARs — December 16, 2013
In this week’s news, a study shows CPG executives are underestimating consumer expectations and intent to purchase online. Also, research shows online shopping is boosting grocery chain sales, and c-store penetration increased in Q3.
Retail IT News For VARs — December 16, 2013
The NRF announces retail industry job gains of 13,500 in November, master data management is a valuable omni-channel tool, and a study shows why mobile sites are integral to ecommerce.
Restaurant and Hospitality IT News For VARs — December 10, 2013
Tabletop tablets, as well as ordering and reservation and recipe apps, are in the news as 2014 restaurant technology trends. “Flash travel” and mobile payments are also expected to be on the rise.
Grocery And Convenience Store IT News For VARs — December 10, 2013
This week, a survey reveals the industry believes real-time payments could be available by 2018 and Wi-Fi is becoming a c-store fixture.
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.