Retail IT White Papers

  1. Retail Merchandise Planning Imperatives
    6/11/2018

    Retail is not dead, but the traditional retail model is. 

  2. Inside Cash Recycling’s Time, Money-Saving Major Upgrades
    5/31/2018

    Cash remains as relevant in retail as it has ever been. Although slowly declining as a percentage of point-of-sale transactions, the amount of cash in circulation continues to grow in the United States. Managing this growing volume of cash remains problematic, as there are widely known cash handling challenges facing retail operations today.

  3. Blockchain For Supply Chain: Ghost In The Machine Or Breakthrough Technology?
    5/24/2018

    There is no doubt that this building-block approach, when properly repurposed, can have powerful applications in the field of global trade.

  4. Reinventing The Supply Chain: The Future Of Fulfillment Vision Study
    5/14/2018

    A $2.3 trillion global e-commerce market reflects how profoundly shopper expectations have recalibrated worldwide. Today’s consumers have been rewired by digital disruption. That always-connected, tech-savvy shopper expects a seamless, faster purchasing journey, whether she’s buying online and picking up in store or wants her merchandise delivered in two hours to her door.

  5. False Positives: The Monster That’s Really Killing You And How To Survive
    5/7/2018

    eCommerce fraud professionals battle their versions of Freddy Krueger, Norman Bates, Michael Meyers and Jason Voorhees head-on every day. And, when it comes to fraud, they often slay the monster. But, while many have their eyes focused on the threat in front of them, they can’t see the real danger—the bigger danger—lurking in the shadows.

  6. Unleashing The Profitability Of High-Risk Digital Gift Cards
    5/7/2018

    The high fraud risks associated with digital gift cards has many merchants worried, despite the fact that overall gift card sales are projected to reach $180 billion in 2018, with a 200 percent increase for digital gift cards, specifically.

  7. Cyber Security For SME’s – Small And Medium Sized Enterprises
    4/12/2018

    From the GDPR Advisory Board – a panel of leading data protection experts providing straight-forward advice on the forthcoming GDPR.

  8. 5 Key Trends For Smarter eCommerce Fulfillment
    2/20/2018

    Half of US households have an Amazon Prime membership and have come to expect free, two day shipping. So now eCommerce executives are challenged to develop delivery strategies to compete with Amazon’s delivery capabilities in order to retain their best customers; and do it without losing money.

  9. Retail Technology Report Reveals Trends And Buying Behaviors
    2/20/2018

    Total Retail surveyed its retail executive audience to understand current and future retail technology trends and buying behaviors. The results show that while innovative retail technologies such as augmented and virtual reality, chatbots (i.e., artificial intelligence), and drones get a lot of media attention for how they’re going to disrupt the industry — it’s more basic solutions like marketing automation software, video and mobile websites that currently have retailers’ attention.

  10. 5 Emerging Retail Fraud Trends Impacting Your Bottom-Line
    2/20/2018

    eCommerce contributed nearly 42 percent of U.S. retail sales growth in 2016. While that’s good news for retailers, what’s not is the resulting surge in online fraud.