Vendor Insights

  1. IoT: What Its Role Is Now And What It Will Be In The Future
    5/12/2017

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is, realistically, still in its infancy. Sure, IoT is already making a mark on retail, but what does IoT’s future look like? Michelle Covey is Vice President of Apparel and General Merchandise for GS1 US, the organization best known as the administrators of the UPC barcode but on that also helps retail companies leverage RFID for inventory visibility.

  2. Stop Asking How To Be Productive: 5 Free iPhone Apps To Organize Your Life
    5/3/2017

    The iPhone has revolutionized how we work, socialize, and how we go about managing our day to day tasks. And yet, the most popular smartphone of our time is still underused as the productivity center that it truly is. You’d be amazed how the tools on your iPhone can teach you how to be productive in no time. Even the laziest person out there uses apps on their iPhone, so why not put your time into learning how to be productive instead of playing Angry Birds or using Snapchat Filters.

  3. Clocking Systems – 6 Shocking Reasons Why You Need To Get One Immediately
    5/2/2017

    Biometric clocking systems are among the various tools companies are using to curb time theft, tackle absenteeism, and maximize productivity as a whole. These kinds of clocking systems use unique characteristics, such as the iris, fingerprints, and shape of hand to record attendance. It therefore completely eradicates most types of time theft, such as buddy punching where employees clock in/clock out for fellow employees.

  4. Vendor Management For SMB Retailers
    4/24/2017

    Are you getting the most from your vendors?

  5. Email Marketing Automation For SMB Retailers
    4/24/2017

    Personalized emails deliver 6x higher transaction rates compared to blind emails. Make sure you send the right message at the right time. What Type of Email Marketer are YOU?

  6. The TLS Changeover: Why You Should Start Preparing
    4/21/2017

    The next big deadline in payment processing is on the way, but surprisingly no one’s talking about it yet. In June 2018, the TLS changeover deadline is coming. It might seem far away, but it’s going to require a lot of work from merchants, and it’s best to get started soon. Because if you’re not ready in time, it’ll cost you.

  7. 13 Technologies That Will Change Small Business
    4/18/2017

    When you’re a small business owner, your ability to adapt to the marketplace dictates whether you’ll sink or swim. You have to meet demand without losing too much money or biting off more than you can chew. Maybe that’s why so many small business owners resist adopting new technologies – especially if their business is running just fine (for now).

  8. 61 Essential Steps For Starting A Business
    4/18/2017

    So you think you’re ready to go into business? That’s great! Forbes contributor Jeff Rose calls entrepreneurship one of the best ways to build wealth fast, and if you make the leap, you’ll count yourself among the 28 million U.S. business owners who are driving 40% of all retail sales in the country.

  9. Study Reveals Consumers’ Growing Online Shopping Expectations
    4/12/2017

    Radial, in partnership with the CFI Group, surveyed U.S. shoppers to discover their online shopping expectations specifically in the areas of returns, fraud, loyalty programs, and online communities.

  10. Amazon Shoppers’ Attitudes And Preferences Study Results
    4/12/2017

    Radial conducted a survey of Amazon shoppers to discover the preferences and attitudes that shape their shopping behavior. From shopping frequency to motivators for purchasing to their beliefs about Amazon’s business practices, consumers from all walks of life revealed when, why, and how they shop on Amazon.