Articles By Anna Rose Welch

  1. Retail IT News for VARs — November 5, 2013
    11/5/2013

    This week in Retail IT news, mobile POS usage is expected to triple, a U.S. senator issues a “code of conduct” for how stores should use data collected from retail activity, and SaaS companies help marketing efforts.

  2. Grocery and Convenience Store IT News For VARs — November 1, 2013
    11/1/2013

    This week’s news includes growth among independent grocers, convenience stores considering pre-paid credit cards, and “smart shelves” developed for supermarkets.

  3. Restaurant And Hospitality IT News For VARs — October 30, 2013
    10/30/2013

    This week, report shows consumer view of mobile wallet programs, and hospitality trends include digital room service.

  4. Retail IT News for VARs — October 29, 2013
    10/29/2013

    In this week’s news, a survey reveals online shoppers will spend more than others this holiday season and providing free Wi-Fi has ROI for retailers.

  5. Hospitality IT News for VARs — October 25, 2013
    10/25/2013

    This week, news focuses on the influence technology will have on the restaurant industry, changing demands for loyalty program technology, and Millennials’ technology-related preferences to find travel information.

  6. Grocery and Convenience Store IT News for VARs — October 24, 2013
    10/24/2013

    This week’s news includes a reminder from Isis that the mobile wallet market is growing, a survey that shows supermarket apps have marked ROI, and a warning that cyber criminals target small convenience stores.

  7. Retail IT News for VARs — October 22, 2013
    10/22/2013

    This week’s news includes a projection for an increase in holiday spending, retailers turning to technology to help find the right employees, and a study shows consumers are influencing business strategy.

  8. Hospitality IT News For VARs —October 18, 2013
    10/18/2013

    In the news, resort sales are making a comeback, c-stores are competing with QSRs for dining dollars, and one vision for the future of restaurants is filled with hi-tech trends.   

  9. Grocery And Convenience Store IT News For VARs —October 17, 2013
    10/17/2013

    In this week’s news, your convenience stores clients could see ROI from mobile payments, e-tobacco products are moving to brick and mortar stores, and grocery prices are on the rise.

  10. Retail IT News For VARs — October 16, 2013
    10/16/2013

    In this week’s news, mobile payment technology use is growing among small businesses, a study shows that companies are investing in Big Data, and crowdsourcing data analytics could help retailers.

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