EDITOR'S DESK

  • Introducing The Retail Solutions Network
    Introducing The Retail Solutions Network

    We’re proud to introduce The Retail Solutions Network, a collection of robust, data-rich resources designed to help retailers become an indispensable part of their customers’ lives by delivering the personal experiences that constantly exceed expectations. Comprised of print and digital media, The Retail Solutions Network aids every member of the retail enterprise from the corner office to the store floor.

GUEST CONTRIBUTORS

  • How Contact Centers Can Make The Most Of The IT Freeze
    How Contact Centers Can Make The Most Of The IT Freeze

    Fourth quarter, the holiday rush and Black Friday, there are myriad reasons why this time of the year is the most lucrative and—thereby important—season for businesses everywhere. Yet, as companies scramble to keep up with increased demand, they may also close off anything that could jeopardize their ability to earn as much revenue as possible. This is known as the “IT Freeze”.

  • Survey: Merchants Don't Have The Tech Shoppers Want
    Survey: Merchants Don't Have The Tech Shoppers Want

    Everywhere you look, something new and exciting is changing the way people shop, dine and go out. And payments is a huge part of that, from pay at the table to mobile wallets and beyond.

  • How To Fight The Rise Of Friendly Fraud
    How To Fight The Rise Of Friendly Fraud

    We’re now past the two-year anniversary of EMV, and there is one clear truth: EMV has significantly cut into card-present fraud. But that doesn’t mean that all fraud is gone yet. And recent trends indicate that one type in particular may be on the rise: friendly fraud.

  • How To Boost Business Sustainability In The Changing Retail Landscape
    How To Boost Business Sustainability In The Changing Retail Landscape

    We’re approaching the end of 2017, and one of the most dominant stories of the year has been what many media outlets call “the retail apocalypse.” What is the retail apocalypse? In short, it’s the idea that retailers can’t compete as online commerce (or, mostly just Amazon) continues to grow.

  • Seamless Commerce: Stores Still Matter
    Seamless Commerce: Stores Still Matter

    With the advent of e-commerce, analysts predicted stores would go out of business. More than 20 years later, they still have a place in the retail landscape. And even more so than before.

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RETAIL IT WHITE PAPERS

  • Crushing The Five Barriers To Growth
    Crushing The Five Barriers To Growth

    Starting a business can be hard. Growing  your business can be even harder. Whether it’s poor customer data, manual and broken processes, minimal operations visibility to make decisions, building a winning team, or keeping up with changing regulations, there is always something getting in the way of growth. These barriers hurt sales, cost money and create risk.

  • How To Make A Next Generation Store A Right Now Store
    How To Make A Next Generation Store A Right Now Store

    The Need for a Next Generation Store The current media reporting on the state of retail stores paints a doom and gloom picture. Almost every day there are headlines of bankruptcy filings and store closures suggesting that the retail apocalypse is here. It’s clear that the retail industry is going through a transformational period that has many scaling back physical operations, but despite the news, people still want to—and still do—shop in stores.

  • The Gift Of Wow: Preparing Your Store For The Holiday Season
    The Gift Of Wow: Preparing Your Store For The Holiday Season

    Being prepared for the holiday rush used to mean stocking shelves and making sure your associates were ready for the long hours. But the digital revolution has changed everything, most importantly, customer expectations. Retailers with a physical store presence should be asking themselves—what am I doing to wow the customer?

  • Turning Business Software Inside Out to Support Customer Commerce
    Turning Business Software Inside Out to Support Customer Commerce

    Unlikely or unforeseen competitors continue to disrupt industries at an exponential pace. The innovation disruptors bring requires a key strategy: put the customer at the center of your business and deliver great experiences to them. Understand how consistent, timely, relevant and personalized experiences are enabled by having the right technology foundation in place.

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FEATURED RETAIL SOLUTIONS PROVIDERS

  • Hubworks
    Hubworks

    With our Hubworks application suite, you can access management solutions to make your business an indispensable resource to your customers. We help your business grow and succeed using web, mobile, and cloud technologies. Whether you are a business looking to resell or refer to Hubworks, or your platform needs integrations to grow, our global Partner programs can fully support the needs of your business.

  • March Networks
    March Networks

    At March Networks, we believe in simple, easy-to-use video surveillance systems that help retailers decrease losses and increase profits.

  • NetSuite
    NetSuite

    NetSuite delivers a cloud-based, multi-channel retail management system that brings together NetSuite Retail Anywhere POS with eCommerce, CRM and marketing, merchandising and order management, financials, and warehouse management into a single, centrally-managed solution.

  • Global Technology Systems, Inc.
    Global Technology Systems, Inc.

    Global Technology Systems is the trusted expert in mobile power technology. GTS designs and manufactures high-performance batteries, chargers, and power management technologies for essential mobile devices. Millions of business professionals, public safety, government, and military worldwide rely on GTS to power mission critical communications and mobile computing applications. Founded in 2000, GTS is headquartered in Framingham, MA.

  • Cayan
    Cayan

    Cayan is an industry leader in developing and delivering award-winning and innovative payment processing solutions and merchant account services to developers, ISVs, VARs and merchants nationwide.

  • Compliance Networks
    Compliance Networks

    Compliance Networks is a leading provider of solutions to the retail supply chain that enable enterprises to optimize flow within their supply chain and make informed decisions that ultimately increase shareholder value.

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RETAIL EVENTS

Future Stores Miami 2018 February 6 - 8, 2018
Miami, FL)
eTail West 2018 February 26, 2018 - March 1, 2018
Palm Springs, CA)
RILA Retail Asset Protection Conference April 29, 2018 - May 2, 2018
Orlando, FL)
More Events

VENDOR INSIGHTS

  • How Contact Centers Can Make The Most Of The IT Freeze
    How Contact Centers Can Make The Most Of The IT Freeze

    Fourth quarter, the holiday rush and Black Friday, there are myriad reasons why this time of the year is the most lucrative and—thereby important—season for businesses everywhere. Yet, as companies scramble to keep up with increased demand, they may also close off anything that could jeopardize their ability to earn as much revenue as possible. This is known as the “IT Freeze”.

  • Survey: Merchants Don't Have The Tech Shoppers Want
    Survey: Merchants Don't Have The Tech Shoppers Want

    Everywhere you look, something new and exciting is changing the way people shop, dine and go out. And payments is a huge part of that, from pay at the table to mobile wallets and beyond.

  • How To Fight The Rise Of Friendly Fraud
    How To Fight The Rise Of Friendly Fraud

    We’re now past the two-year anniversary of EMV, and there is one clear truth: EMV has significantly cut into card-present fraud. But that doesn’t mean that all fraud is gone yet. And recent trends indicate that one type in particular may be on the rise: friendly fraud.

  • How To Boost Business Sustainability In The Changing Retail Landscape
    How To Boost Business Sustainability In The Changing Retail Landscape

    We’re approaching the end of 2017, and one of the most dominant stories of the year has been what many media outlets call “the retail apocalypse.” What is the retail apocalypse? In short, it’s the idea that retailers can’t compete as online commerce (or, mostly just Amazon) continues to grow.

  • Seamless Commerce: Stores Still Matter
    Seamless Commerce: Stores Still Matter

    With the advent of e-commerce, analysts predicted stores would go out of business. More than 20 years later, they still have a place in the retail landscape. And even more so than before.

  • Compliance Is At The Heart Of Unified And Global Retail Technology
    Compliance Is At The Heart Of Unified And Global Retail Technology

    For brands, adapting their store technology to regulations in the countries where they're active is a vital condition to succeeding. It’s also a great opportunity to get a head start.

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FEATURED PRODUCTS

  • GTS Battery For The MC3000
    GTS Battery For The MC3000

    A rechargeable battery for the Motorola/Symbol® MC3100 Mobile Computer.  The HMC 3X00-Li (H) has gone through rigorous testing to ensure high quality.

  • Compliance Networks Retail Compliance Management Solution
    Compliance Networks Retail Compliance Management Solution

    Compliance Networks' retail Compliance Management Solution (rCMS) provides unprecedented visibility into retail supply chain operations.

  • Business Intelligence
    Business Intelligence

    Provide your business with real-time business intelligence across all areas of your company. Manage your retail enterprise with key metrics and make timely, fact-based decisions with dashboard analytics ranging from inventory and sales reports, to suppliers, customers and marketing campaign ROI. All data can be viewed in real time as key performance indicators (KPIs), graphical report snapshots, trend graphs and KPI scorecards.

  • GTS HMC9500-Li Rechargeable Battery For Motorola MC9500/MC9590 Devices
    GTS HMC9500-Li Rechargeable Battery For Motorola MC9500/MC9590 Devices

    GTS’ HMC9500-Li is a rechargeable battery for Motorola/Zebra MC9500/MC9590 mobile computers.

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