Newsletter | May 7, 2019

05.07.19 -- What Retailers Can Do About The Rise Of Phishing And Other Fraud Tactics

 
Retail IT Insights
mPOS And Small Retailers: The Customer Experience Reimagined
Article | By Joshua Stanphill, Epson America, Inc.

Mobile point of sale (mPOS) systems are experiencing explosive growth in the retail sector. For smaller retailers, mPOS represents an opportunity to expand the flexibility of their POS options and to reconfigure customer interactions and fundamental store design concepts. Learn how mPOS may eliminate the need for a traditional cash wrap, while improving the entire in-store experience for customers.

Retailers Will Want To Ride Along With Self-Driving Vehicles
Guest Column | By Gary Goralnick, shopinride

Knowing that consumers prefer to buy local and are already being primed to shop in their vehicles, retailers need to be thinking about how they will execute advertisements on vehicle screens. Retailers who are ready when self-driving vehicles take to the roads en masse will have an advantage over those who wait to see how the technology will play out.

What Retailers Can Do About The Rise Of Phishing And Other Fraud Tactics
Guest Column | By Monica Eaton-Cardone, Chargebacks911

Despite advances in our ability to detect criminal activity and verify users, fraud is not going away. On the contrary, the problem gets worse every year.

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Retail IT: Solutions To Handling The Data Tsunami
Guest Column | By James D’Arezzo, Condusiv Technologies

It is well-understood now that retail is undergoing a sea change of magnitude as technology leads the way toward instant gratification for consumers – whether online or in-store. The problem is that the tsunami of data that retailers must process is threatening to swamp even the most well-funded and savvy retailers.

Cornerstone Technologies For Retail IT Digital Transformation
Guest Column | By Alan Conboy, Scale Computing

By 2020, customer experience will overtake price and product as the key brand differentiator, motivating many retailers to turn to IT digital transformation technologies like hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), edge computing and the Internet of Things (IoT). These technologies can help retailers prepare for dramatic changes in buyer behaviors and support a more flexible, reliable, secure, scalable, and resilient in-store infrastructure.