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  1. 6 Reasons Tablet POS Systems Are Here To Stay
    2/27/2014

    Retailers often spend significant time determining the layout, décor, and other aesthetic aspects of their shops. They rightly focus on ensuring a consistent brand experience exists for customers throughout the store. Yet businesses that have wanted their countertop devices to fit in with their brand image often have limited options.

  2. Help Your Brick-And-Mortar Retail Customers Make Mobile Work For Them
    2/27/2014

    It’s no secret that mobile technology has changed our lives. We are now able to be in contact with anyone and access the tiniest minutia of information from nearly anywhere in the world using our increasingly sophisticated smartphones and tablets. And increasingly, these mobile capabilities are also transforming another aspect of modern life: how consumers shop.

  3. The Most Overlooked Bar Code Printing/Scanning Features
    2/14/2014

    When searching for a barcode printer or scanner, a new solutions provider’s main concerns are that the equipment works and how much it’s going to cost. However, it’s prudent to take a more in-depth look at the hardware before making a purchase decision. Brian Suter of Wasp lists four features that solutions providers often overlook when assessing a barcode printer or scanner.  

  4. Building An IP Surveillance System SMB Retailers Can Afford
    2/13/2014

    Small video surveillance systems have traditionally been dominated by analog, but when you compare IP video vs. analog, IP video simply offers more. The best surveillance integrators position these benefits as part of the sales cycle to prove that there’s much more value and potential with IP video.

  5. What It Takes To Prevent Cyber Attack
    2/10/2014

    Dan Ross of Promisec says companies that rely only on anti-virus/anti-malware detection cannot keep up with an ever-changing threat landscape and would not have detected these types of changes on end user computers or POS devices. It was only after it was discovered that the anti-virus and anti-malware products could be updated to provide the proper protection. To prevent against this type of breach, companies must be able to detect changes to services, processes, and registry files. 

  6. 4 Ways Big Data And Analytics Can Help Your Retail Customers
    1/21/2014

    Krish Mantripragada of First Data offers four ways VARs can help their retail customers leverage Big Data and analytics.

  7. Top Reasons Your Retail Customers Should Look At IP Surveillance
    1/13/2014

    Jim Malafronte of Verint Video and Situation Intelligence Solutions says retailers can expand their capabilities with the power of network solutions, while IT resellers can build long-term relationships by furnishing IP technologies that can integrate with other networked systems and devices. Combining networked systems enhances situation awareness, and customers experience stronger security and greater value.

  8. SMB Payments Balancing Act: Leveraging Cutting-Edge Technology Without Getting Cut
    1/8/2014

    Mitchell Cobrin, CEO of AnywhereCommerce, tells how resellers can develop a trusted business advisor status by helping their SMB customers stay ahead of the pack in payment technology.

  9. Tuscaloosa Amphitheater Uses Mobile POS To Speed-Up Order Turnaround And Shorten Wait Times
    1/8/2014

    The Tuscaloosa Amphitheater is the largest outdoor amphitheater in Western Alabama. Since it opened in 2011, it has been a popular venue for bands and concert tours. The amphitheater, which is sponsored by Coca-Cola, Mercedes- Benz, Budweiser and more, seats 7,470 people. The Mercedes-Benz Club is a private VIP area that is available to amphitheater Box Suite holders featuring an outside patio area with tables, chairs and umbrellas and inside seating, bar service, special menu items and private restrooms.

  10. How To Partner To Deliver Best-Of-Breed M-Commerce Solutions
    1/3/2014

    For independent software vendors (ISVs), mobile commerce offers an attractive opportunity. Brian Sadowski of Apriva lists the factors ISVs should consider when looking for the right partner.

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