First there was Siri, now you have Cortana, both at your beck and call and ready to help you set up appointments and look up information online, all through your smartphones. With retailers racing to provide the best customer experience, the next generation of digital assistants has made its debut.
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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.
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.
You Probably Aren’t As Unique As You Think
What makes you and your company different? Is it your people? Is it how much you care about your customers? Is it all the training you have and industry certifications? Is it the solutions you offer?
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Top 15 Free Software And Tools For Retailers
The role of a retail VAR is changing. Retail VARs can no longer just sell and install POS hardware and sign up retailers for merchant services. Today’s VARs need to position themselves as the trusted IT consultant to their retailer clients.
4 Retail Solutions VARs Should Recommend For The Holidays
With the holiday season just a few short months away, it’s high time for you to start assisting your retail customers to gear up for the upcoming rush. While experts are predicting consumer holiday spending to increase by around 3.5 percent in 2014, the retail world is more competitive than ever, so merchants have to stay on top of their game.
Why Sharing — Not Managing — Is The Key To Leveraging Data
Full, comprehensive, 100 percent-accurate data is a fairy tale that all organizations are sold by large software vendors. Everyone wants to believe. The reality is that an organization is an organic, dynamic, and ever-changing entity. Chasing this myth paralyzes companies from sharing information so we are stuck in a cycle where the information flow just stops.
3 Security Strategies Worth Considering Along With EMV, BYOD
A spate of high-profile data breaches and the ongoing threats posed by antiquated magnetic stripe technology has created the need for transformation across the retail and financial sectors — including the upcoming adoption of Europay-MasterCard-Visa (EMV) global standard chip cards throughout the U.S.
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.
Datacap And APG Debut PaymentsDrawer For Mobile POS Providers
Datacap and APG Cash Drawer debut their collaborative PaymentsDrawer™ for Mobile POS providers. The PaymentsDrawer provides POS developers with instant access to virtually all payment processors in North America and a variety of common POS Peripherals from leading manufacturers (receipt printers, pole displays, PIN Pads, MSRs, barcode scanners, weigh scales, etc.) through one, simple integration.
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PartnerTech PT-5700 All-In-One LCD Touch POS Terminal With simple access to connectivity for peripherals and built-in open architecture to install any software application, the PT-5700 helps lower your total cost of ownership and increases sales efficiency.
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POS/Retail Solutions At BlueStar Retail is the second-largest industry in the world by number of businesses and number of employees. Retail sales in the U.S. alone were over $4.5 trillion. The significant increase in online sales from e-commerce and rising fuel costs has made competition among retailers even tougher.
PAR Technology Shows Mobility Solution At RetailNOW 2014
At RSPA’s RetailNOW 2014, Aug. 4-6 in Orlando, FL, Mark Bunney, senior director of product marketing for PAR Technology, demonstrates the new PAR Tablet 8, an enterprise mobility solution for hospitality and retail.
BIXOLON Invites Resellers To Learn About BP3 Partner Program
At RSPA RetailNOW 2014, Dave Roberts, SVP with BIXOLON, invites partners and potential partners to learn more about his company’s new partner program, BP3.
New Tablet Holder And Cash Drawer Featured By APG Cash Drawer At RetailNOW 2014
Bob Daugs, business development manager for APG Cash Drawer, demonstrates the Stratis tablet holder and cash drawer at RSPA RetailNOW 2014.
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions Showcases Products At RetailNOW 2014
Mark Pickles with Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions showcases several solutions at RSPA’s RetailNOW 2014, including the new TCxFlight mobile solution and new TCxWave A30 with a compact design that can function as a POS, kiosk, or self-service system.