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Retail IT News For VARs — April 18, 2014

The Heartbleed Bug tops the headlines this week, prompting some suggestions for ways to protect customer data. Also in the news, the adoption of beacons captures shoppers’ locations and preferences, as well as some advice for investing in mobile technology. Finally, the rise of social media has drastically changed the face of e-commerce. 

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RETAIL MAGAZINE ARTICLES

  • A Step Ahead Of The POS Curve
    A Step Ahead Of The POS Curve

    What’s next for POS? While you wait for delivery of your crystal ball, this VAR keeps profiting from the writing on the wall.

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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
    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
    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
    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
    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.

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RETAIL MULTIMEDIA

  • 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.

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    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.

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