Retail IT Featured Editorial

  1. Fill Rate Challenges For Retail Trading Partners

    A Retail Value Chain Federation (RVCF) survey sheds light on how to drive fill rate performance improvements.

  2. Closing The Bricks And Clicks Gap With Proximity Retargeting

    Proximity and location data is quickly becoming the most valuable resource a marketer can have.

  3. Can Technology Bridge The Gap Between Strategy And Execution

    Marketers are under an enormous amount of pressure to deliver growth-driving opportunity for the business while delivering flawless, omni-channel experiences that last a lifetime to today’s connected customers. This is especially true of fastmoving, consumer-obsessed industries such as CPG manufacturers, retailers, and e-tailers where the customer is expecting to be treated as a unique individual rather than a broad persona.

  4. Big Changes To IRT

    This is the last issue you’ll receive of Innovative Retail Technologies.

  5. New Kmart Credit Card Breach Confirmed

    Kmart has been hit with a credit card breach for the second time in less than three years, as unauthorized credit card use was reported across the chain, KrebsonSecurity explained. Meanwhile, while Sears Holdings, which owns Kmart, admitted that “Our Kmart store payment data systems were infected with a form of malicious code that was undetectable by current anti-virus systems and application controls,” they insisted that there is no evidence that online activity was compromised as part of the attack.

  6. Want Your Site To Stay Up And Running? Please, Be Redundant

    The widespread adoption of public cloud services by businesses of all types has raised awareness of how dependent we are all on these services. Ten years ago, an outage on a cloud storage service would not have made front-page news, whereas the recent Amazon S3 outage made headlines due to its significant, widespread impact.

  7. Study Finds 25 Percent Of Retail Sales Associates Lack Proper Digital Technology Training

    72 percent of associates are more likely to stay with a retailer if given the right tools and technology.

  8. An Introduction To Retail IT Insights

    The road to a customer-centric retail operation starts with IT. Robust, integrated systems are necessary to run a profitable business in the ever-evolving world of unified commerce.

  9. 5 Critical Wi-Fi Mistakes You Might Be Making

    We’ve reached the point where most people carry at least one Wi-Fi-enabled device at all times. According to Cisco’s 2016 VNI report, by 2021, more than 540 million public hotspots are expected to be online to support smart devices worldwide. And by now, most retail organizations have realized offering a reliable Wi-Fi network for guests is a fundamental cost of doing business. But, Wi-Fi has become way more than just a tool used to connect to the internet. You can’t just “set it and forget it” if you want to truly benefit from your wireless network.

  10. Walmart Leverages VR For HR Associate Training

    Walmart has announced that it has debuted virtual reality tools as part of its training program at 31 of its training facilities in recent months, with plans to expand the program in the near future. According to a company blog post, VR technology provided by Strivr Labs is being utilized to help employees prepare for busy store conditions or to help them learn to perform tasks in stores.