In the news, IBM shares its vision of the grocery store of the future and a study shows online grocery shopping could hurt supermarkets, with online consumers making less impulse buys. Also, recent retail data breaches are changing shoppers’ perceptions of store transactions.
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A VAR’s survival and success depend solely on the number of users that they attract and acquire. The challenge for the VAR, as with many other businesses today, is the most effective approach to user acquisition. To date, methods of approach have typically consisted of ads and other copy in industry trade magazines, direct marketing and Website utilization. Insert industry and vertical-specific trade show participation into the mix, and you have a traditional VAR strategy for sharing solutions with potential users.
Integrated Payments — A Profitable Solution For You And Your Clients
Solving for business inefficiencies is the foundation of the commitment you make to your clients. Those clients trust you to provide advice, recommendations, and solutions that will help their businesses reach the highest levels of success. But what about your business?
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Look For The Signs: Company Communication Enhanced By Digital Signage
Do you have clients with teams losing efficiency behind a backlog of emails, chats, and memos? Most companies go through it at one time or another, and if you haven’t yet — now is the time to educate yourself on preventing poor communication in the workplace. You can read countless articles forewarning the consequences of bad communication, but what creates this lack of communication in the first place? What precautions can your customers take against it?
How Your Company Can Thrive With Marketing Automation
Do you hate that feeling of wondering how long it’s been since you emailed that prospect? When you look at your sales forecast, does it seem like a few leads may have slipped through the cracks?
5 Lies You Might Hear About Mobile POS
Scott Holt, Vice President of ROAM, responds to concerns some merchants — and maybe even some VARs — have about mobile point of sale.
7 Reasons NOT To Offer Service Package Options
When I started Triada Networks in 2008, I had to decide which billing model made the most sense for me. Since I knew that I didn’t want to trade dollars for hours, fixed-price plans seemed to make the most sense, which ultimately led me to embrace the concept of managed services. By Raffi Jamgotchian President/CTO of Triada Networks
5 Things You Need To Know To Write Apps For Hospitality Clients
Welcome to 2014, the year we’ve finally accepted the sad but palpable truth that smart phones and tablets have become our closest companions. These devices are our diaries, our assistants, and our shining beacons of connectivity. They are our car keys, our credit cards, our encyclopedias, and our professional photographers. With over 1 million mobile applications out there — and hundreds being added every single day — it is more important than ever before to outperform the competition in the app space.
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Real-Time POS Slashes Credit Card Processing Time
Integrating electronic cash registers with an online portal eliminated long lines at concession stands and reduced product waste by almost 100 percent at this ballpark.
Zoo & Aquarium Mobilizes Online Sales And Improves Guest Experience With Mobile Web Store
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium (PDZA) located in Tacoma, Washington, has 792 animals and 98 different species on display. Founded in 1905, the facility covers 29 acres of land within Point Defiance Park and offers gorgeous views of Mount Rainier, the Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound. The only combined zoo and aquarium in the Pacific Northwest, the site attracts over 700,000 visitors a year.
VARs Boost Stickiness By Integrating Product And Service Offerings
In the retail and hospitality verticals, where both POS hardware and software are threatening to become bargain-priced commodities, many VARs are seeking greater “stickiness” by creating an integrated stack of technology and service offerings tailored for individual customers’ business requirements.
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