IDC released the report “Business Strategy: Big Data and Analytics Lay the Foundation for Revenue Growth.” According to a press release, the report “presents a framework for understanding generations of product intelligence, leading to a new paradigm — participatory commerce.”
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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.
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Interactive Kiosk Communications Is A Fit For All Industries
Is Your Business Ready For The Selfie Evolution? Whether you take them or not, the selfie is a major part of the media in our everyday lives. We now live in a world where text messaging and mobile apps like Snapchat, WhatsApp,
Transformation Of A Traditional POS VAR
For the first 25 years of my career I sold POS systems for someone else, starting with mechanical cash registers, moving through all the evolutions of systems to the sophisticated PC-based systems we now see in most restaurants.
The Impact Of Apple Pay On The Retail IT Channel And POS Resellers
By now, everyone in the reseller community should be aware of Apple Pay, Apple’s new mobile payment system. With Apple Pay, the actual credit and debit card numbers are not stored on the device nor on Apple servers. Instead, device account numbers, a new NFC (near field communication) antenna design, touch ID, a dedicated chip called the Secure Element, and dynamic security codes are utilized to keep transactions secure and protect account information. Apple has also assembled a line-up of the major payment networks, gateway providers, and high profile retailers to support Apple Pay out of the gate. Apple is hoping that its scale and reputation will be the catalyst to reenergize mobile payment adoption, which to date has been quite disappointing.
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.
Vantiv and VeriFone Security Solution Wins The Banker Technology Project of the Year 2014 Award
VeriFone Systems and Vantiv won The Banker Technology Project of the Year 2014 award in the Risk Management category for their industry-leading, multilayered approach to reducing cardholder data security risk using end-to-end encryption.
FEATURED RETAIL PRODUCTS
Our gift card service is designed to help you generate new revenue, increase exposure of your brand, and manage gift card sales for one store or an entire chain.
Celerant Command Retail Integrated E-Commerce Celerant Technology offers integrated, sophisticated Web sites that expertly manage and publish inventory directly from your Celerant Command Retail system. Whether your Website is professionally designed by one of our specialists or you choose to keep the same look and feel of your current Website, import tools are available to migrate from an existing site, with no manual labor required.
AXIS P13 Network Camera Series
AXIS P13 Network Camera Series comprises of indoor and outdoor-ready fixed cameras that deliver superb image quality with H.264 compression.
PAYware Mobile Enterprise For iPod® Touch®
Create a checkout wherever, whenever. VeriFone’s PAYware Mobile Enterprise for Touch pairs your iPod touch® with VeriFone’s card encryption reader for on-the-spot sales.
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.