Retail IT White Papers

  1. Commerce Convergence: Closing The Gap Between Online And In-Store

    Retail is not about channels, it's about solving problems. Retailers understand that digital needs to influence all touchpoints, and support all aspects of the shopping journey.

  2. The Ten Commandments Of Omnichannel Retailing, Revisited

    Eradicating the plague of channel-specific data disparity is at the crux of the omnichannel brand promise. Integration has proven an unworthy antidote.

  3. Smart Print Engines Solve Problems: Key Considerations For Selecting The Right One

    The print engine is the heart of any print-and-apply labeling system, and selecting the right one for your application can mean the difference between a successful installation and one that causes costly downtime because of mechanical failures or print quality issues.

  4. Track/Trace Solutions For the Logistics Supply Chain

    Consumer satisfaction with the quality of your products is clearly important, but the service you provide before and after the sale is equally important to any business, but often overlooked as benefiting the bottom line. However, providing efficient tracking and tracing of shipped products enhances customer loyalty and your company image. Obviously, satisfied customers are a company’s greatest asset.

  5. 13 Keys To Retail Vendor Compliance

    Retail vendor compliance is a complicated, and at times controversial subject. Controversial obviously because consumer goods manufacturers are generally not happy about paying penalties for non-performance – even if well deserved – and there is no question that there have been examples of retailers running programs that appear abusive to some suppliers.

  6. Trading Partner Interface Of The Future

    The need for effective collaboration using data is increasingly imperative to deriving improvement and financial benefit for both the retailer and supplier. Progressively, many retailers are going after ROI and focusing on the value that data can provide. The increased demand we are seeing in the market for a configurable portal for supplier onboarding, self-service, e-invoicing, PO flip and dynamic discounting is converging with retail trading partners interest in increased collaboration through a portal.

  7. 5 Pillars To Unlimited Retail Growth

    Today more than ever, it’s all about the customer. The expectations customers place on retailers are motivating retailers to deliver a best-in-class customer experience across channels. To achieve that goal, it’s all about simplicity in business process execution.

  8. How Improving Vendor Performance Can Yield Higher Retailer Profits

    The relationship between vendor performance and retail profits is inextricable, and improving it yields big wins for both parties.

  9. SATO CL4NX Series: Rugged Thermal Printer

    Label printers should be easy to deploy, operate, and maintain. If a printer jams frequently, produces poor quality labels, or if it is difficult for operators to quickly change out labels, ribbons, print heads or platen rollers, the resultant downtime can be costly in terms of both productivity and real dollars.

  10. Improve Customer Satisfaction And Reduce Shrink

    Most people don’t realize how many choices there are when it comes to designing a label or tag. Even the simplest of features can be cost-effective and can make a big impact in improving the overall retail store environment from back-office to customer experience. This white paper focuses on several features that can reduce shrink and improve customer satisfaction.