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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Break Out Of Paltry POS Sales
Selling complementary IT solutions and professional services contracts are driving this retail VAR’s projected 150 percent revenue growth.
Hospitality Tech Evolves To Incorporate Payment Changes
VARs can add to value and revenue with additional POS features.
Retail Management System Replaces Paper-Based Process
New POS software helps solve a liability problem while growing a customer database at this indoor trampoline park.
POS & PAYMENT PROCESSING EXECUTIVE COMMENTARY
Channel Sales Vendor/Partner Relationships: What Vendors Want (Part 3)
It’s not love at first sight. It is all about the relationship between the vendor and the partner if a channel sales partnership is to be successful. A better understanding of what a vendor expects from a partner helps the solution provider make well informed and prudent business decisions that have a positive and profitable impact on their organization.
Advice After The Joplin Tornado: Put A Disaster Recovery In Place Now
Late in the afternoon on May 22, 2011, an EF5 tornado tore a mile-wide swath through the southern part of Joplin, Missouri. It was the deadliest tornado in the U.S. since 1947 and has proven to be the costliest single tornado in U.S. history with more than $2.2 billion in insurance payouts.
Does Your Brand Translate From Traditional To Online Media?
As consumers move toward digital media for brand information, it’s the perfect time to reassess how a brand translates from traditional media to online media. A consumer’s opinion about any brand is shaped from the moment they enter the brand search term, or related keywords in any search engine — such as Google or Yahoo. The impact of these search results on the consumer perception of the brand is known as Search Perception Impact (SPI).
Ask The Consultant: How Do I Manage My Energy To Sustain A High Level Of Productivity?
My short answer is this: improve your focus, habits, exercise, nutrition, and sleep in ways that help you.
How To Make Channel Incentive Programs A True Win-Win
The speed at which technology is creating new products and services is increasing exponentially. For resellers — particularly those in the IT sector — this nets out to increased pressure not only to sell, but to stay abreast of a constant stream of technological advancements.
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Buyer’s Guide To Point Of Sale Systems
A well-selected POS system is a valuable asset to any brick- and-mortar business. POS systems allow broad management of business operations including inventory, pricing and sales, employee management, and much more. POS systems reduce man-hours required to operate a business while increasing security and minimizing losses from human error. Finding the right solution for your business is important for sustained success.
Windows XP: The Greatest Threat Is Still To Come
For merchants running the no-longer-supported Windows XP operating system, the risk grows more serious every day.
Eight Key Considerations For Your Next POS
Mobile demand, cloud adoption, and changing payment security requirements add weight to the POS selection process.
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Channel Transitions East Attendees Learn How To Increase Revenue With Mercury
At Channel Transitions East on July 22, 2014 at the Hilton Boston Logan Airport, Chris Allen, director of demand generation for Mercury, tells how Mercury channel partners can increase revenue.
RSPA Lists Benefits Of Membership At Channel Transitions East
Stephen Bergeron, the chairperson of the Emerging Technology Committee for the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA), discusses benefits of membership in the association with attendees at Channel Transitions East on July 22, 2014 at the Hilton Boston Logan Airport.
Mercury Discusses Recurring Revenue At Channel Transitions West
For Business Solutions magazine readers who couldn’t attend Channel Transitions West on April 29, 2014 in Santa Ana, CA, Jake West, who manages Mercury’s business development team, shares in this video what he discussed with conference attendees, including finding recurring revenue streams for your business.
GFI MAX Discusses Tools For MSPs At Channel Transitions West
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