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APG’s Bergeron Talks Sensible Solutions — Not Sexy Technologies — At RetailNOW

Sexy technologies dominate the headlines at most channel trade shows, and RetailNOW 2014 in Orlando was no different. Tablets, mobile payments, interactive digital signage, and cloud POS certainly deserve your attention. But I was reminded during Stephen Bergeron’s RetailNOW presentation Aug. 6 that we shouldn't overlook sensible solutions that aren't flashy but help merchants.

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POS EVENTS

Channel Transitions – East July 22, 2014 Boston
RSPA RetailNOW Aug 3-6, 2014 Orlando, FL
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Harbortouch Accelerate Conference 2014 Sep. 30-Oct. 2, 2014 New Orleans
Channel Transitions – Midwest October 7, 2014 Chicago
Money2020 Nov 2-6, 2014 Las Vegas
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