Newsletter | March 27, 2018

03.27.18 -- Inside QVC's Digital Domination

Featured Editorial
Retail's Reckoning: The Great Fragmentation
Guest Column | By Michael Dart, A.T. Kearney

Americans are now living in the fragmented states of America, and the implications for retailers and brands are life-altering. Retailers will need to do even more to make themselves compelling and convenient to an increasingly diverse set of niches.

Inside QVC's Digital Domination
Magazine Article | By Erin Harris, editor in chief

QVC has mastered real-time inventory and unique merchandising. The company has also mastered what many retailers are still working on — meeting the customer where she is. QVC's various platforms — television, e-commerce, mobile, and social — allow every customer to have a platform on which she's most comfortable making the purchase.

Retail IT Insights
How To Prevent Bad Mobile Device Batteries From Hurting Your Mobile Operations
Podcast | By Global Technology Systems, Inc.

Today retail runs on mobility, and mobility runs on batteries. Listen in on this podcast to learn more about how having the right batteries for your retail mobility solution is key.

Key Considerations For Selecting The Right Smart Print Engine
White Paper | By SATO America

The print engine is the heart of any print-and-apply labeling system, and selecting the right one for your application can mean the difference between a successful installation and one that causes costly downtime because of mechanical failures or print quality issues.

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The Perfect Storm Of Data Exploitation
Guest Column | By Dennis F. Galletta, Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh

It is practically indisputable that we are in the midst of a perfect storm for customer data to be stolen, sold, and exploited. There does not seem to be any improvement on the horizon, but I am optimistic breaches will slow significantly in the future. However, there is some bad news: Breaches will continue to increase for the next few years until three improvement areas are addressed.


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