Business Solutions asked industry experts “Why VARs Should Set Their Sights On SMBs” for the Business Solutions 2014 Partner Program Insider. In addition to the insights in that article, these industry leaders also offer what they believe are the biggest opportunities and significant trends in the SMB space — including network and physical security, and, for SMB retailers, the transition to EMV and online marketing.
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Retail Tablet POS Comparison
A retail POS VAR’s guide to the current tablet offerings available both direct and through the channel.
Profit From Innovative Payment Partnering
Helping Our Sales Partners Succeed Through Integrated Payment Solutions
Partner With Sterling To Grow Your Portfolio And Profits
Sterling Payment Technologies has enjoyed a long history of working with POS resellers and has found that many of our partners are busy selling and servicing systems and may not have the time or resources to devote to marketing their business. That’s where we come in. We do the heavy lifting for our partners by offering professional marketing services to help grow their business along with flexible financial programs to make it easier for merchants to buy their POS equipment and services.
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Hunting Manufacturer Streamlines Shipping And Inventory System
Memphis-based Avery Outdoors manufactures hunting equipment primarily for the waterfowl hunting market such as duck, goose and the like. According to Alan Hughes, VP and owner, Avery’s customer base consists of sporting goods stores around the country and offshore from the small mom and pop stores to larger outlets like Dick’s Sporting Goods, Gander Mountain, MAC’s and Rogers.
Lessons Learned From The Latest Data Breaches
The recent highly publicized data breaches at prominent retailers, smack in the midst of the holiday shopping season, teaches the lesson that building a cyber moat around the enterprise is not enough. The data itself needs to be secured, adding a potent layer of security that will defeat most attempts to monetize stolen data.
3 Reasons Why VARs Should Focus On The Retail Industry
For retailers, it is important that vendors and partners understand their fast-paced environment, need to control or cut costs, increase employee productivity and manage many locations all at once. By providing the necessary printing solutions to the retail industry, value-added resellers (VARs) can open their doors to a large opportunity to grow their businesses.
6 Reasons Tablet POS Systems Are Here To Stay
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.
Help Your Brick-And-Mortar Retail Customers Make Mobile Work For Them
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.
RSPA Seeks Leaders To Grow And Guide The Association
The Retail Solutions Providers Association’s (RSPA) announced recently that it has expanded the number of seats on its Board of Directors, and in anticipation of its upcoming elections this summer, is seeking nominations of Board of Directors candidates.
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OKI Retail Solutions
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1500 Series Barcode 2D Scanner
Bringing retail productivity and performance up to speed, the 1500 series of scanners offers powerful reliability with efficiency. Ideal for a wide range of applications from retail to healthcare and post offices, the 1500 scanner is not only advanced, but its ergonomic design also provides extremely durability – day in, day out.
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PAYware Mobile Enterprise For iPod® Touch®
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Money 2020: Solutions Providers Can Design Customer Experience
Jameson Publishing and Business Solutions magazine President Jim Roddy interviews to Jennifer Brown, strategic relations and program manager for Infinite Peripherals, in this Executive-To-Executive interview conducted at the Money2020 conference, held Oct. 6-10, 2013 at the Aria in Las Vegas.
Money 2020: Complexity At POS Will Increase Along With New Payment Technologies
Jameson Publishing and Business Solutions magazine President Jim Roddy talks to Tim Wojs, senior research associate at Robert W. Baird & Co., in this Executive-To-Executive interview conducted at the Money2020 conference, held Oct. 6-10, 2013 at the Aria in Las Vegas.
Money 2020: Technology Is A Way To Customer Service
Jameson Publishing and Business Solutions magazine President Jim Roddy interviews to Larry Berlin, Vice President of First Analysis, in this Executive-To-Executive interview conducted at the Money2020 conference, held Oct. 6-10, 2013 at the Aria in Las Vegas.
Money 2020: Retailers Are Following Consumer Lead
Jameson Publishing and Business Solutions magazine President Jim Roddy talks to David Silverglide, co-founder of Split Bread and Mixt Greens, in this Executive-To-Executive interview conducted at the Money2020 conference, held Oct. 6-10, 2013 at the Aria in Las Vegas.