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Combining B&M Retail and E-commerce

July 19, 2019

Today, retailers have more opportunities to expand their businesses thanks to the combination of ecommerce and brick-and-mortar (B&M) stores. Although some[...]

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CRM and POS: The Dream Team for Targeted Marketing and Sales

July 15, 2019

Gone are the days of using your point of sale (POS) just for processing payments. From articulating sales data to[...]

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Generational Marketing: How Retailers Can Appeal to Different Age Groups

June 20, 2019

What is Generational Marketing? Retailers today are familiar with the ever-growing importance of CX: customer experience. Customers no longer make[...]

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3 Common Sales Mistakes POS Resellers Should Avoid

May 20, 2019

All sales professionals can agree that their primary goal is to close the sale. Especially true for point of sale[...]

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Are You Prepared for Windows 7 End of Life? 3 OS Migration Tips

April 16, 2019

Is your business ready for January 14, 2020? That is the official Windows 7 end of life (EOL) date, where[...]

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You’ve Got a Sales Meeting with a Potential Client, Now What? Tips for VARs

March 13, 2019

If you’ve scheduled a meeting with a new prospect, congratulations! You’ve completed the first step to closing another sale. As[...]

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3 Tips to Shorten the Sales Cycle for POS Resellers

February 5, 2019

The sales process for a value-added reseller (VAR) can be long, frustrating, and exhausting if not planned and executed strategically.[...]

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Leverage POS Fails in Post-Holiday VAR Customer Acquisition Strategy

January 2, 2019

It’s no secret that the holidays are a crazy time for retailers, and this year was no exception. As a[...]

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5 Omnichannel Retail Trends in 2019

December 20, 2018

In 2019, omnichannel IS the new normal for retailing. Is your retail management solution efficiently integrating your channels to give[...]

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Selling POS Systems: How to Uncover Your Retailer's Needs in 4 Easy Steps

November 13, 2018

For providers of business technology today, the value of a product based on features has lost some of the selling[...]

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How Retail Technology Helps Boost Holiday Sales

November 5, 2018

Holiday shoppers aren’t going anywhere. In fact, The National Retail Federation expects 2018 sales to reach at least $717.45 billion[...]

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4 Ways Resellers Can Compete Against Free POS Systems

October 16, 2018

As a value-added reseller (VAR) there are multiple selling points that give you the upper hand against free point of[...]

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4 Tips Retail VARs Should Follow When Selling to Small Businesses

August 31, 2018

As a value-added reseller (VAR) of point of sale (POS) technology, you understand that for your customers there is no[...]

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Retail Vertical Niche Markets: How VARs Can Win More Point of Sale Business

July 11, 2018

Not all retailers fit the same mold. That’s why a one-size-fits-all approach to retail point of sale (POS) software solutions[...]

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3 Snow Sports Consumer Trends That Will Get Your Business Booming

June 13, 2018

Consumers are more informed than ever before, and your customers in the snow sports industry are no exception. To stay[...]

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3 Ways Subscription Software Licensing Helps VARs Close Sales

May 10, 2018

In recent years, the subscription model has been eclipsing the traditional one-time, perpetual-license model for software licensing. Retail point of[...]

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3 Ways Retail POS Dealers Can Move from Price Competition to Value Selling

April 4, 2018

It can be challenging for point of sale (POS) value-added resellers (VARs) to compete with providers and manufacturers that offer[...]

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5 Key Features a Retail Point of Sale System Should Offer Sales Associates

March 26, 2018

Employees are the front line of a successful retail business. They work most effectively — and have the highest job[...]

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Why Retail Business Analytics Should Be a Part of Your Decision-Making Formula

March 16, 2018

In today’s technology-driven retail environment, more raw data about sales and customer behavior is available than ever before. A recent[...]

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3 Reasons Value-Added Resellers should Expand POS Service Offerings

February 21, 2018

In a crowded service ecosystem where it’s easy for merchants to buy direct, the ability to differentiate yourself from the[...]

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4 Reasons POS Dealers Need to be True Partners to Retailers

February 13, 2018

The relationship between point of sale (POS) dealers and merchants is a personalized one. After all, the business of sales[...]

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3 Water Sports and Surf Shop Retail Trends that Will Crest in 2018

January 25, 2018

Water sports and surf shop retail trends in 2018 will see a resurgence of form and function — from state-of[...]

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5 Tips for Successful Point of Sale (POS) Resellers in 2018

January 15, 2018

What will the current retail climate bring point of sale (POS) resellers in 2018? With technology ever advancing and consumer[...]

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6 Features Retailers Need from Retail Management Software in 2018

January 8, 2018

In 2018, retailers need to be prepared for the demands of the smart consumer—one that expects more than just a[...]

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Retail Success Marries Art and Science

December 5, 2017

When given a choice it would be hard to categorize retail success as an “art” or a “science” because there[...]

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3 Advantages Retail Metrics Have that Deliver Faster ROI

November 14, 2017

High-quality products, an exemplary customer experience, gut instinct, and luck historically have helped retailers to a record of success. But[...]

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3 Retail Strategies that Turn Established Retailers into Competitive Retailers

October 11, 2017

Retailers with a long history of success are now facing new challenges from technology disruption and changing consumer behaviors. Webrooming,[...]

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How to Provide a Personal Experience in a Digital Age

September 20, 2017

In the age of chatbots and automation, it can be easy to forget that your customers still crave personal interactions.[...]

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Are You Taking Advantage of Email Campaigns?

September 15, 2017

The age of the email campaign is far from over. In fact, a study by Econsultancy showed that companies today[...]

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How to Energize Your Marketing for the 2017 Holiday Season

September 7, 2017

It feels like it’s too hot to even think about the holidays, but they’ll be here before you know it.[...]

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Tips and Tricks to Upgrade Your Digital Customer Service

August 20, 2017

A modern company can offer a great customer service experience without directly speaking to a customer. The digital world is[...]

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3 Tips to Increase Employee Engagement Over the Summertime

August 10, 2017

More hours of daylight, seasonal sales slumps, and heat-induced midday drowsiness – how are managers supposed to keep employees interested[...]

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4 Tips to Avoid the E-Commerce Summer Slump

August 7, 2017

Summer is a time for family vacations, trips to the beach, and outdoor adventures. Unfortunately, a summer filled with activities[...]

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How to Train Your Staff to Keep Your Business Secure

July 20, 2017

Security is important for businesses of every size, and online and onsite security go hand-in-hand. According to an IBM report[...]

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How to Use Imagery to Build Your Brand

July 10, 2017

People can process imagery in a fraction of a second, making it an important part of digital marketing. An image[...]

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Start a Blog to Build Customer Engagement

July 4, 2017

At the core of any online marketing strategy is an optimized website and blog. A blog gives businesses an opportunity[...]

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How to Use Web Marketing to Drive More In-Store Traffic

June 22, 2017

As an increasing number of people shop online, brick-and-mortar stores must constantly search for new ways to bring in customers.[...]

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How Often to Post on Social Media

June 12, 2017

Social media is a great way to reach target audiences. It allows you to post engaging content with direct links[...]

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Most Frequently Asked Questions about EMVs

June 5, 2017

The United States has almost completed its transition to EMV, yet many people do not know what it is or[...]

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Don’t Make These Inventory Management Mistakes

May 19, 2017

Keeping track of inventory and using the right tools to analyze its movement is a core function of many businesses.[...]

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2017's Mobile User Trends

May 15, 2017

Welcome to the digital age of commerce, where the only speed is fast and convenience is king. Modern consumers want[...]

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A New Age of Customer Experience

May 2, 2017

In the age of rapid technological evolution, it’s more important than ever to look toward the future. Customer experience continues[...]

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Does Automation Have a Place in Your Retail Store?

April 19, 2017

It may seem that automation and personalization are at odds with one another, but this isn’t necessarily true. Around the[...]

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Five Ways to Make the In-Store Experience Worth It

April 10, 2017

In light of many major retailers announcing their intentions to shut down hundreds of brick-and-mortar stores, retailers may wonder what[...]

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Tracking the Fall of Many Major Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

April 5, 2017

It is nearly impossible to walk through a shopping mall without seeing empty stores. Even some of the nation’s biggest[...]

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How to Protect Your Business from Ransomware

March 19, 2017

Cyber criminals saw a lot of success with ransomware in 2016, making it almost inevitable that they will continue to[...]

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Why You Should Know About New Virtual Reality Technology

March 12, 2017

Virtual and augmented reality applications are making big waves in the ecommerce industry. VR and AR technologies are hitting the[...]

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Mastering Mobile Retail in 2017

March 7, 2017

More than half of today’s consumers admit they prefer shopping online to going to a store. Even those who go[...]

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Three Ecommerce Trends to Boost Your Marketing Strategy in 2017

February 18, 2017

Making New Year’s resolutions may be something you avoid as an individual, but when you position them as “goals” they[...]

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Driving Local Traffic Into Physical Retail Stores

February 15, 2017

Who doesn’t appreciate a customized shopping experience? The more personal and relevant it feels, the more likely the customer is[...]

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Eye Tracking and Digital Signage

February 6, 2017

It seems like we’re always coming up with new ways to advance the human experience and make things easier and[...]

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Is Your E-Commerce Site Mobile? It Should Be

January 20, 2017

More people than ever own smartphones, and more people are shopping with them. In fact, for the first time in[...]

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Turn Customers Into Brand Advocates

January 10, 2017

In today’s competitive markets, you need as many customers as possible. Unfortunately, it costs more to reach out to new[...]

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Why You Need Product Reviews on Your E-Commerce Site

January 6, 2017

Your e-commerce site must convey credibility and value. One of the best ways to build integrity and worth is by[...]

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Training Salespeople to Handle Hostile Customers

December 20, 2016

Everyone who has ever worked in retail has dealt with an angry customer at some point. Some have understandable reasons[...]

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How to Use User Data to Boost Ecommerce

December 10, 2016

User data is essential to improving your ecommerce site. It not only tells you how many people visit and buy[...]

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How Digital Signage Is Making Waves in the Retail World

December 5, 2016

When you think of advertisements, what do you picture? Billboards? Magazines? In the modern day, the most competitive and effective[...]

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3 POS System Security Risks You Need to Recognize

November 20, 2016

Cybersecurity is a major concern for businesses in every industry. Retail is no exception. There’s an ever-increasing amount of information[...]

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What Mobile POS Systems Can Do for Your Business

November 10, 2016

The retail industry is constantly evolving, especially with the presence of technology. The advancement of the digital world regularly creates[...]

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How to Coach New Salespeople

November 5, 2016

A position on a sales team is an incredible opportunity for driven individuals—and for your business. Associates often are seen[...]

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How to Leverage Mobile Technology to Boost Sales

October 20, 2016

Sales are vital. Marketing is important. The most successful businesses know how to marry the two. In this digital age,[...]

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What You Should Know About Your POS System’s Security

October 15, 2016

There are two sides to everything—and society’s transition into the digital age is no different. On one hand, businesses can enjoy[...]

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How Loyalty Programs Drive Sales and Retain Customers

October 7, 2016

Customer retention sometimes seems like a big deal about nothing, especially if you have a steady flow of new shoppers[...]

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Why Inventory Management Should Be Part of Your Company Culture

September 20, 2016

An ever-increasing number of consumers research a store’s stock ahead of time. A few minutes online, and they can see[...]

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5 Things Your POS System Must Be Able to Do

September 15, 2016

Having a dependable point of sale (POS) system is nothing short of crucial for your business. A good setup will[...]

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3 Tips for Promoting Synergy Between Online and Physical Stores

September 8, 2016

Almost every retail store has an online presence to cater to a wider selection of shoppers. While these virtual shops[...]

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Tips for Keeping Your Retail Store Safe from Cyberattacks

August 20, 2016

In today’s digital age, cybercrime is one of the leading concerns among business leaders. Retail establishments handle thousands of customers[...]

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What Your POS System Should Be Doing for Your Business

August 12, 2016

Although the point-of-sale (POS) system used to refer mainly to the cash register, today’s POS systems are vastly different. For[...]

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How to Build an Online Component for Your B&M Retail Outfit

August 5, 2016

In today’s digital marketplace, brick-and-mortar (B&M) retail stores face fierce competition from e-commerce outlets. However, this presents definite opportunities. If[...]

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How to Use Guerilla Marketing Effectively in Retail

July 20, 2016

“Guerilla marketing” is a general term for any unconventional marketing campaign. However, the most successful examples of guerilla marketing focus[...]

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How to Empower Your Sales Team

July 15, 2016

Your sales team is the direct line between yourself and your customers. Its training, mentality, and motivation all directly affect[...]

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The Benefits of Mobile POS Systems for Growing Your Business

July 7, 2016

When most people think of point of sale or POS systems, they think of a brick-and-mortar store and ringing up[...]

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Why Retail Analytics Are So Vital

June 20, 2016

The phrase “retail analytics” usually brings to mind a profit/loss summary, but good analytics are much more than that. Retail[...]

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Top Trends in Payment Security

June 5, 2016

With increased connectivity comes an increased threat of security breach. These days, criminals are far more likely to hack into[...]

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3 Ways Reporting Can Help Increase Margins

May 18, 2016

Every retail business is concerned with its bottom line. Competitive enterprises must keep track of many different kinds of information[...]

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Mobile Retail Trends for 2016

May 10, 2016

In recent years, the advent of mobile technology has changed most aspects of the retail industry. From marketing to point-of-sale[...]

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4 Ways Apparel Retail POS Can Create Customer Engagement

May 5, 2016

When it comes to Point-of-Sale (POS), not all systems are created equal. Instead of relying on cookie-cutter solutions, many retailers[...]

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How Local Businesses Can Benefit From E-Commerce

April 20, 2016

While many retailers have already discovered the benefits of e-commerce, some smaller businesses may not be aware of the unique[...]

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4 Things to Know About Caring for Your Touchscreen POS System

April 10, 2016

Retailers are turning to touchscreen POS systems for their convenience and ease-of-use. These can be invaluable tools that streamline your[...]

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Manage Your Online Store without Headaches

April 6, 2016

In response to consumer demand, brick-and-mortar stores are increasingly adding online retail options to expand their commercial opportunities. Managing a[...]

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Using Social Media to Increase CRM Results

March 20, 2016

Customer relationship management, or CRM, is the essential cog in building a client base. Reaching customers has never been easier[...]

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3 E-Commerce Predictions for 2016

March 10, 2016

E-commerce evolves at the speed of technology. Retailers should be prepared to adopt the latest technologies to remain competitive in[...]

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Protecting Your POS System From Viruses and Hacking

March 4, 2016

Employers rely on point of sale systems to keep customer data current and streamline business operations. Cybersecurity poses a compelling threat[...]

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Does My Store Need to Support Apple Pay?

February 20, 2016

Technology is motivating change to something we have historically carried in our back pockets and purses – our wallets. Mobile[...]

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Leveraging Logistics: Determining POS Locations in Your Store

February 10, 2016

Fostering a strong relationship with a customer starts with the shopping experience. Long lines and slow checkouts can deter customers[...]

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Benefits of Updating Your POS System

February 8, 2016

The wrong point-of-sale (POS) system may be costing you more than a smaller bottom line. Customers enjoy convenient shopping experiences,[...]

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Are You Using These Integrated Reports to Promote Sales?

January 20, 2016

In the age of technology, communication with customers is essential and expected. Companies have Twitter feeds, they make YouTube videos,[...]

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Using Your POS System to Influence Employee Behavior

January 10, 2016

Point-of-sale (POS) systems have undergone a rapid evolution in the last decade. Cloud-based and tablet-adaptable systems have been replacing traditional[...]

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Find the Right POS System for Your Business Needs

January 6, 2016

If you’re shopping for a new POS system for your business, chances are you’re a little overwhelmed by all of[...]

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How the Retail Industry Is Set to Change Forever

December 20, 2015

The retail industry has weathered some big changes over the past few years, from the social media revolution changing the[...]

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Why You Should Master These POS System Features First

December 10, 2015

Modern POS systems come with a long list of useful features. Fully integrated POS systems are capable of managing businesses[...]

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How Small Businesses Can Make the EMV Switch (Painlessly)

December 2, 2015

Business owners are on the precipice of the EMV switch. Consumers are starting to receive their EMV cards in the[...]

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Here's Why Your Brick and Mortar Store Needs an E-Commerce Sister

November 15, 2015

If you’re solely a brick-and-mortar retailer, it’s time to consider opening an e-commerce store. There will always be an intrinsic[...]

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EMV, Mobile Payments, and the Future of How Consumers Pay

November 10, 2015

A host of changes are coming to consumers and businesses. EMV cards will be mandatory within a few years, creating[...]

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Keeping Your POS System Safe From Breaches & Disasters

November 3, 2015

POS systems do a lot for the small (and large) business owners these days. Between managing employees, customers, sales up[...]

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Take Back Your Inventory! Tips for Managing Your Inventory Effectively

October 20, 2015

Retail businesses are always fighting the inventory battle, trying to determine if they have too much or too little, what[...]

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4 Features of Future-Proof POS Systems

October 10, 2015

As POS systems continue to evolve, many business owners worry that they’re investing in a technology that is going to[...]

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The Past, Present and Future of POS Systems

October 1, 2015

POS systems have come quite a long way since the first “arithrometer.” Long gone are the days when POS systems[...]

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Using Visual Social Media to Promote Your Retail Store

September 20, 2015

There is a lot to be gained by using new social media to promote your retail store. By this point,[...]

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How Point of Sale Software Can Help Prevent Return Fraud

September 10, 2015

Return fraud can be a huge problem for retailers. The National Retail Federation estimated that it costs almost $9.6 billion[...]

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3 Ways POS Systems Help Your Sales Associates Make Better Sales

August 30, 2015

Retail stores can use industry specific features on their integrated POS systems to empower associates with more knowledge to increase[...]

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6 Ways to Market Your Store Using Big Data Insights

August 20, 2015

Big data encompasses everything from POS records and inventory to online customer behaviors. Looking at the overall big picture, retail[...]

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Using Data to Grow Your Retail Business

August 10, 2015

We are in the golden age of technology for growing business. With all the automation platforms and cloud computing options[...]

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3 E-Commerce Predictions for 2015 and What They Mean to Businesses

August 3, 2015

Technology is constantly changing and moving forward, and businesses are always looking for ways to keep up. In the e-Commerce[...]

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5 Keys To Developing a Successful Data Management Strategy

July 20, 2015

Enterprise Data Management (EDM) is a business’s ability to effectively define, integrate, and retrieve data in order to manage the[...]

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How to Use IFFT and Tray.io to Make Your Business Run Better

July 10, 2015

Businesses of all sizes are jumping on the bandwagon of integrated automation software, and for good reason. Fully integrated systems[...]

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Rugged POS Systems - How Heavy Duty Businesses Can Use POS

June 28, 2015

Today, CRM-POS integrated systems offer a world of benefits, including mobile payment processing and much more. A lot of heavy-duty[...]

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5 Benefits of Automation Software for E-Commerce Businesses

June 18, 2015

E-Commerce business owners juggle a lot. From managing sales and marketing to monitoring accounting and inventory- the work never ends.[...]

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4 Reasons Your Business Should Use a Mobile POS System

June 10, 2015

The POS systems we’re used to have been around since the 1970s. If you’ve ever worked in a restaurant, you[...]

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Is Your Business Ready for the EMV Switch?

June 1, 2015

EMV cards are quickly becoming the new standard for credit card transactions. These cards have a microchip that protects against[...]

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The EMV Liability Shift - What Is It?

May 20, 2015

Initial implementation of new EMV systems is voluntary to businesses; however, after October 2015 these businesses will be responsible for[...]

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What Is EMV and What Does It Mean for Your Business?

May 13, 2015

Worldwide, credit card fraud is a huge problem, particularly in the U.S. In fact, it is believed that almost half[...]

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3 Reasons You Should Expand Your Retail Business with E-Commerce

February 17, 2015

If your retail business is having a blockbuster year, you may be wondering if you should parlay that success to[...]

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Why POS Systems Are so Important

January 14, 2015

Many pet store owners entered the business because of their love of animals. But with PetSmart, PetCo, and Amazon on[...]

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What is POS?

June 13, 2014

Business software is fast becoming an essential part of small business success, with point of sale (POS) applications helping to[...]

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State of Point of Sales in 2014

May 12, 2014

To stand out in today’s competitive landscape, retailers know that their current customer is their best customer. It’s all about[...]

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