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  1. Retail Printing: Trends & Tips For VARs, ISVs

    So much is changing in the world of retail, creating new opportunities and threats for VARs and software developers who operate in this vertical. One of the biggest trends driving much innovation is mobility. In the following article, Business Solutions magazine's editor-in-chief Mike Monocello sits down with Dave Crist, Senior vice president sales and marketing for Brother Mobile Solutions. Crist provides both VARs and ISVs actionable information on the latest trends in retail.

  2. Choosing The Right Connectivity: Wireless Options That Can Save Money And Improve Productivity

    This white paper from Honeywell examines the strengths and weaknesses of the different connectivity options both inside and outside the four walls. It looks at 802.11, WWAN, and Satellite.

  3. Coke Adds Printers To Its Warehouse To Automate Product Tracking

    Coca-Cola Enterprises performs the warehousing and delivery for Coca-Cola products, stocking and delivering pallets of products to grocery stores, restaurants, and other retail locations. They were experiencing problems with their inventory control for tools used to repair fleet truck and inventory control of product leaving the warehouse.

  4. Skiers Race Through The Rental Process With Printer & Label Solution

    This case study from CognitiveTPG takes a look at Copper Mountain Resort as it was searching for a system to effectively manage its rental equipment inventory between five store locations and expedite the rental process for its skiers and boarder.

  5. When QuickBooks Inventory Control Is Not Enough

    If you are like many business owners or managers, your financial books are in good order, well organized and automated via QuickBooks™, but your inventory processes and recordkeeping lag.

  6. Planet Aid Automates Inventory Management With Handheld Computers

    Planet Aid is a non-profit organization headquartered in Massachusetts dedicated to improving the lives of people in developing countries through its clothing collection and recycling program across the United States.

  7. CipherLab 8001 Manages All The Details For Nielsen

    Nielsen is one of the leading research companies in the world. They provide various research services, mostly for fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), which provide retailers and manufacturers market analysis for product development and related business decisions.

  8. Remote IT Management At The “Right Size”

    This case study from AVG takes a look at Friendly Computers, an IT support company offering support services to local businesses and residential break/fix services in the Georgetown, Texas area. The owner, Bill Schubert, was given the opportunity to be one of the first resellers to try AVG CloudCare™

  9. Finding Profits In Challenging Times

    VARs continue to face a challenging economic climate heading into 2013. Margins have been under continued budget pressure and scrutiny during the past few years, plus growing challenges from online product sales threaten established revenue opportunities.

  10. A VAR’s Guide To Deciphering The State Of Mobile Payments

    Due to mobile innovation, the discussion around payments has exploded from traditionally an industry conversation to mainstream news. Whether it’s speculation around availability of new payment types like near-field communication (NFC), EMV, and QR codes to conversation about which of the mobile wallet providers, Google, ISIS, Sprint, v.Me, and others, will gain mass consumer adoption, there is no denying that the payments ecosystem is undergoing a major paradigm shift. And, to add even more confusion for VARs and other industry professionals, integrated solutions that offer gift, loyalty, reward, and even advertising, are extending the value proposition far beyond payments.