Retail Articles

  1. Why Increased Profitability Might Be Out Of Your Reach
    12/19/2013

    If you’re a VAR or integrator looking to become more profitable, check this out. I attended a lot of trade shows and partner conferences focused on managed services this fall and sat through a ton of educational sessions. Something that really jumped out at me about MSPs is their focus on business metrics.

  2. Retail IT News For VARs — December 16, 2013
    12/16/2013

    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.

  3. Is 2014 The Beginning Of The End?
    12/13/2013

    Before you jump to the conclusion that this is a doom-and-gloom article, let me promise you it isn’t. It’s a story about opportunity. True, where there’s opportunity, there’s often the other side of the coin where weakness and threats lie. My goal, and that of Business Solutions, is to keep readers like you on the opportunity side of business. I want you profitable and thriving in 2014 and into 2015.

  4. Point Of Sale And Payment Processing News From November 2013
    12/11/2013

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Point of Sale and Payment Processing news, companies announce new products — including a payment terminal, a mini-PC controller with Wi-Fi, receipt-printing technology, tablet POS — as well as a new a label solutions store and new partnerships.

  5. Retail IT News For VARs — December 9, 2013
    12/9/2013

    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. 

  6. Retail IT News For VARs — December 2, 2013
    12/2/2013

    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.

  7. Retail IT News For VARs — November 26, 2013
    11/27/2013

    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.

  8. Harbortouch Launching New Functionality in 2014
    11/27/2013

    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.

  9. Retail IT News For VARs — November 18, 2013
    11/18/2013

    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.

  10. Point Of Sale And Payment Processing News From October 2013
    11/14/2013

    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.