Contributed Editorial

  1. Why You Should Embrace Dynamic Video Remarketing
    8/21/2017

    Big brother is watching. When consumers view a product online they will see that very same product appear in various places across the internet. By Sarah Nochimowski, marketing director, Treepodia

  2. The Growing Gap Between High- And Low-Performing Stores
    8/18/2017

    Retail is considerably different than it was 10 years ago, yet the tools and techniques used to identify store performance gaps haven't changed. By Logan Rodriguez, Director of Retail, Square Root

  3. How To Beat Amazon By Digitizing Your Supply Chain
    8/17/2017

    If traditional retailers have not gotten the newsflash yet, here it is: Amazon is coming after your business. As demonstrated by Amazon’s intent to purchase Whole Foods, there is no stopping the e-commerce giant from using its vast resources to continue its pursuit of retail dominance. By Bernard Goor, vice president and industry evangelist, One Network Enterprises

  4. Why The Distinction Between Online And Brick-And-Mortar Is Dead
    8/9/2017

    A look at the future of retail in the wake of the Amazon-Whole Foods deal. By Heidi Dethloff, VP, Marketing, Digimarc Corporation

  5. Why the State of Brick and Mortar Retail is Far from Gloom and Doom
    8/4/2017

    The fact that we’re witnessing several brick and mortar stores closing this year is not fake news, but much of the media’s coverage of these events has painted a false picture that it’s all but over for traditional retailers. To get a little more perspective on this topic, it’s important to look at some of the positive things that are happening in retail along with research that challenges the mainstream narrative.

  6. Boosting Millennial Workplace Performance With Innovative Technology
    8/3/2017

    There are many sweeping generalizations about the millennial workforce today. This includes a lack of loyalty, addiction to mobile devices, and a general sense of entitlement. These criticisms are short-sighted and, ultimately, bad for business.

  7. An Invitation To RCS Messaging For Retailers
    8/2/2017

    When you look around today, you see a vast amount of mobile phones in use. Before, consumers had to wait to get home or find a nearby payphone to make calls. Now, these handy smartphones are in everyone’s pockets or bags.

  8. How “Forgot Your Password?” Is Losing You Sales
    8/1/2017

    If you’re a merchant who accepts credit cards, you know you’re obliged to comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). You’ve also undoubtedly read about the credit card breach settlements, identity theft precautions, and other hassles that Home Depot, Target, and other payment victims have endured.

  9. AV Over IP Creates New ROI Paradigm In Retail Environments
    7/31/2017

    Our lives — at work and play — revolve around computer networks. And in retail, most of the technologies we use are IP-based and connect to, or through, the network: VOIP/telephony, WiFi, cell phones, conferencing, control signals, access control, CCTV, etc. And that’s not to mention the impact of cloud computing on our daily routines. Everything lives through “the network.”

  10. Why Loyalty Programs Could Be The Tipping Point For Mobile Payments
    7/6/2017

    Mobile wallets have been around for years now, and industry experts have called them The Next Big Thing in payments for their entire existence. But adoption rates have never quite matched up to the enthusiasm and excitement—while mobile wallet share is increasing month to month, it's still dwarfed by physical card transactions.