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.
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.
Harbortouch Launching New Functionality in 2014
CEO Jared Isaacman gives insight into what the channel can expect from Harbortouch in 2014: “built-for-purpose” POS systems — traditional POS systems that offer more functionality than mobile solutions.
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.
Point Of Sale And Payment Processing News From October 2013
Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Point of Sale and Payment Processing news, companies announce new partnerships, a customizable tax calculation function for POS, and research that shows mobile adoption among SMBs is high.
Today's Modern Retailer Requires A Modern Solutions Provider
The POS industry has changed. Big surprise, right? Thanks to a variety of factors, with the two biggest probably being payment processors entering the market and the appeal of iPad POS, prices and margins on traditional POS solutions have tanked, leaving many long-standing POS dealers scratching their heads or, worse, working on an exit strategy.
Retail IT News For VARs – November 11, 2013
In this week’s news, tag audits could help your retail customers measure omni-channel engagement and predictions continue for a slow holiday shopping season.
As-a-Service Business Model Is A Game Changer For Security
Tony Sorrentino, president of ScanSource Security, says the as-a-Service business model is emerging in the channel for VARs and integrators selling security and video surveillance products.
ScanSource’s Dixon Urges VARs To “Own The Entire Space”
Greg Dixon, CTO of ScanSource, says to own the retail space, VARs must sell wider and deeper than simply the POS.