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  1. Reviewed Your Employee Manual Lately?
    4/27/2017

    Many states have laws and regulations that took effect January 1. In some instances, such as minimum wage, even cities have instituted new requirements. Often forgotten among the tasks to be accomplished in in light of these changes is updating your Employee Policy and Procedure Manual.

  2. Securing The Network
    4/26/2017

    Brian Krebs’ post on Krebs on Security, “DNI: Putin Led Cyber, Propaganda Effort to Elect Trump, Denigrate Clinton,” is not only an excellent piece of analysis, it also contains important cybersecurity lessons.

  3. How mPOS Affects Table Turnover
    4/24/2017

    Value-added resellers (VARs) in the food and beverage sector know that, while restaurants vary drastically in their menu offerings and ambience, they all share one goal: the pursuit of total efficiency. That pursuit must be managed carefully, because an overt focus on efficiency can detract from the leisurely experience restaurant goers frequently expect.

  4. Streamlining Your Startup: The Significance Of Good CMS
    4/21/2017

    Any small and medium enterprise (SME) that wants to succeed needs a content management system (CMS). As such, knowledge of how a CMS works is a must for almost any employee since content is such a huge part of virtually any digital business.

  5. 8 POS Trends To Watch In 2017
    4/20/2017

    In the retail and hospitality space, 2017 will likely see a continuation of the trend toward mobility and cloud-based solutions, as well as the emergence of unified commerce strategies. Some belt-tightening should also be expected as these industries wade through economic and political uncertainties, particularly in Europe. Here’s what else to expect in the coming year.

  6. Four Trends Shaping The Future Of Retail
    4/11/2017

    Retail has long faced the challenge of keeping pace with technology solutions that have become mainstream for consumers and other industries. Some may point toward the complexity of store-wide systems, while others identify organization and budget constraints. However, now more than ever, advanced technology has become business critical for retailers as they aim to deliver great customer experiences, optimize workforces and coordinate supply chains.

  7. How London Harness Keeps Customers Happier With 4-Second Chip Cards
    3/23/2017

    Wellesley’s London Harness has been a town institution since 1951. The company specializes in leather goods, particularly luxury bags and luggage, and they also offer a wide array of other gifts and services including engraving and monogramming for customers and corporations.

  8. Alaska Financial Wins Big With New POS Solution Offering
    3/20/2017

    Today, selling merchant services without any sort of value-add is a recipe for disaster. Those in this business suffer from shrinking margins and high attrition rates when competing on price alone. Some ISOs and agents, however, have adjusted their business model to address these trends.

  9. Today’s Retail Channel: The Force Is With You
    2/14/2017

    Brick-and-mortar retailers face unprecedented rivalry from online counterparts. Will channel collaboration come to the rescue? Are you ready to join forces for the greater good? By Jeff Burroughs, VP, Sales & Marketing, AURES Technologies, Inc.

  10. Retail Analytics Drive Operational Efficiency
    2/6/2017

    There’s certain obviousness to the relationship between business analytics and operational efficiency in retail and hospitality. It goes without saying, for instance, that the more data buyers have about the sell-through rate of a certain SKU, the more efficient their POs will be. Or that the more finite the finance department’s view into labor spend, the more accurate its labor forecasts and budgets will be.