Retail IT Featured Editorial

  1. Driving Retail Sales And Loss Prevention Through Technology
    3/21/2019

    It all began in 2015 with some regional grocery chains. The primary reason for this was that store management felt their grocery consumer base would perceive a level of retailer distrust through the installation of traditional looking EAS gates. Our response was a dual-purpose, industry-first Media Portal - EAS Gate, a 72” tall sleek attractively designed housing with two digital signs playing intriguing content for customers and asset protection for the store.

  2. 5 Retail Trends For Improving The Customer Experience In 2019
    1/31/2019

    Retail is undergoing a major sea change as retailers reshape the shopping experience. As consumers become more demanding thanks to the conveniences of online shopping, savvy retailers are making strides to replicate – or even surpass that experience – at physical locations. Retailers who make customer-centric decisions, investing in stores, technology, fulfillment and customer service teams will stand to profit.

  3. Technologies That Engineers Must Master This Year
    1/25/2019

    With the beginning of 2019, we have witnessed many interesting technologies that are going to shape the methodology systems are designed in this year.

  4. 2018 Retail IT Trends Recap, and 2019 Predictions
    12/28/2018

    Here are the top three trends happening in retail this year and our predictions for what’s going to be big next year.

  5. Coach Joins Burberry And Gucci In Dropping Fur Products. How Retailers Facing Changing Customer Demands Can Leverage Predictive Analytics
    12/3/2018

    Coach has recently announced that the company will no longer be selling fur products for ethical reasons. The decision came after similar announcements from other fashion retail competitors such as Gucci, DKNY, Versace, Burberry and Columbia Sportswear. The decision to drop fur, or any other category/sub-category of product, isn’t an easy one for retailers, especially those in high-end fashion retailing. It means asking a lot of questions to understand what would happen and what the implications could mean for the business. Questions that involve the kind of data that people can’t process without the right tools and solutions. Generally speaking, we know that there are two main routes dropping fur could go for a fashion retailer:

  6. Why (The Right) Chatbot Is Your Right-Hand Man This Holiday Season
    11/16/2018

    Online shopping can actually be quite stressful but leveraging a chatbot with strong functionalities can relieve shoppers of these stresses and make shopping productive, timely, and enjoyable once more.

  7. 5 Surprising Ways Predictive Analytics Helps Retailers
    9/27/2018

    Modern retailers understand the core benefits of leveraging the power of Predictive Analytics and Artificial Intelligence. Predictive Analytics accounts for all of your company’s relevant data at a micro-level, identifies your business’ trends, opportunities, and influencing factors. It makes recommendations to retailers that will help them increase forecast accuracy, reduce inventory costs, increase in sales, and maintain high customer satisfaction levels.

  8. mPOS And Small Retailers: The Customer Experience Reimagined
    9/18/2018

    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 improve the entire in-store experience for customers.

  9. How Imaging Technology Maximizes Revenue And Prevents Retail Shrink
    8/22/2018

    Self-checkout dishonesty, cashier and shopper collusion, and inaccurate weighing are all risks to retailer profitability. Learn how vision and imaging technology can help any size retailer today.

  10. Taming The Chaos Of Reverse Logistics With Vision & Imaging Technology
    8/22/2018

    The increase in online shopping is creating chaos with returns. Learn how vision and imaging technology can improve reverse logistics for any size retailer today.