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  1. The Impact Of Mobile Payments On ISVs And VARs

    As we close in on 10 years into the smartphone revolution, the payments landscape for VARs and ISVs is taking yet another path down uncharted waters.

  2. Are Payment Technologies Driving POS Decisions?

    The Internet and mobile devices have helped break down barriers to purchasing goods and services, making it easier than ever before for consumers to find what they are looking for, at the price they want to pay. As buying has become easier, though, consumers have become more complex.

  3. Why Should You Sell Solutions “Born In The Cloud”?

    The “cloud” is where everyone wants to be; yet few know how to get there successfully. Why does the cloud remain somewhat elusive to the channel and VARs, and how can we remove the barriers to entry for all? Let’s first look at the “why” part of this question. Why should you sell cloud-based solutions at all? 

  4. Data Governance In Retail: Whose Data Is It Anyway?

    In a competitive industry like retail when making marketing decisions, intuition and gut instinct, have taken a back seat to Big Data. Big Data has become more than just a buzzword amongst marketers no matter the industry. In 2015, Big Data rules how commerce decisions are handled whether it is a small family business or fortune 500 company.

  5. Building Competitive Motes With Marketing (Hint Help Key Constituents With Their Marketing)

    Several powerful forces are converging to fundamentally alter the landscape of marketing.   These same forces when applied creatively can be used to differentiate businesses and establish competitive motes across many industries.

  6. 5 Steps To Point Of Sale Device Security

    Cybercriminals to payment card data are like moths to a flame … they just can’t stay away.

  7. 3 Ways To Help Your Merchant IT Clients Win Over Customers Without Competing On Price

    As a trusted advisor to your merchant clients, you may be asked how the solutions you sell can help them be more competitive. Between the numerous price check apps in the market and the fact that there are plenty of retailers selling the same products, it’s easy to see why many merchants get into price wars, flash sales, and outrageous discounts to entice shoppers. A webinar, How to Win More Customers without Competing on Price or Products, featuring Erin Harris, editor in chief of Innovative Retail Technologies, will provide insights on implementing technology to enhance the retail experience rather than resorting to price wars.

  8. A Trailblazer And A Gentleman: Industry Legend Clarence Wiggins Inducted Into The RSPA Hall Of Fame

    Statesman. Diplomat. Consummate Southern Gentleman. Salesman extraordinaire. Businessman. Mentor. Class Act. By all accounts, Clarence Wiggins embodied all of these descriptions, and judging by the impression he left on all who knew him, he lived up to his reputation in every sense of the word.

  9. STS Profile: RetailNOW 2015 Show Floor in Review: Perspectives from RSPA’s Strategic Technologies Solutions Committee

    EMV, the Cloud, Mobile POS: these topics dominated the conversations within RetailNOW® education sessions, but would these trendy subjects have the same sort of dominance on this year’s Show Floor?

  10. RSPA President’s Note : Looking Back At RetailNOW

    I am still floating on an adrenaline rush from RetailNOW® 2015!  It was simply incredible to see, up close and personal, all that this industry and our members are experiencing. There was the opportunity to hear the outlook on the future from some top leaders in the industry; to gain tactical selling skills; see new products in action; learn from the experiences (and presentations) of peers; witness new partnerships evolving and have great conversations (and cocktails) on the show floor.