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Midway through August, retailers still have time to capitalize on a significant piece of the $82.8 billion pie predicted by the NRF this year by leveraging their omnichannel capabilities. According to last year’s data, less than 15 percent had completed all their shopping by August, and more than a quarter had not even

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In today’s tough retailing environment, your store associates are in the front line in the battle to keep customers coming into your stores. But sales staff who are pushy or even rude can make customers leave your store – and maybe never return. According to a report from Usabilla,45 percent

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In just a few short years, Patadon has grown into Spain’s largest supplier of golf shoes through its online store as well as outlets operating on-site 30 golf courses in Spain. And one of the key elements to the company’s success was adopting a software solution that could truly support an

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Two key capabilities that separate the leaders from the laggards in omnichannel retail are Buy Online Pickup In Store (BOPIS) and Buy Online Return In Store (BORIS). But we don’t hear so many retailers talking about Reserve Online Pickup in Store (ROPIS), which it is destined to become equally popular,

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Cloud computing
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Retailers need to become more agile, yet many are hindered by legacy in-house IT systems that are difficult to integrate with new technologies and are costiy to run. Cloud computing offers a way for retailers to gain greater agility and compete better, particularly with pure-play eCommerce  rivals who have the

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Fraud Protection and Prevention at the Point of Sale
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The financial loss due to theft, fraud and inventory shrinkage in  2017 added up to a massive $46.8bn,  of which one third  was due to internal theft, according to an annual survey by the National Retail Federation. Much of this internal theft happens at the point of sale, which is why countries such

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The key to successfully implementing POS software is picking a system that best fits your retail business. For example, if you have legacy POS hardware in your stores, you may want a solution that allows you to extend the lifetime of that technology while at the same time makes it

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Faster Checkout Makes for Happier Customers
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Whether you are making a purchase or returning one, no one likes waiting in line at the store. That creates a great opportunity for retailers who want to differentiate themselves from the competition to leverage technology to better handle peak times and lower transaction times. One recent  report cited three

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When  we talk to retailers about what its top of their “wish list”,  real-time inventory visibility is one of the things they most often mention. Without it, it’s not possible to support omnichannel scenarios, of course. But beyond that, it’s not about just gaining real-time inventory visibility  it’s also about

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Sustainable Fashion
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Fashion has increasingly come under fire over its environmental impact, including carbon footprint and textile waste. The pressure for fashion retailers to do something about it has also increased. Last week, the Environmental Audit Committee in the UK launched an investigation into the social and environmental impact of disposable ‘fast fashion’ and the wider clothing industry. Retailers

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