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Retail Trends

Currently a $10 billion industry, pop-up stores have proved to be a significant growth sector in retail. But to do it well, retailers need an agile, mobile POS that is equipped to handle mobile payment methods. As pop-up stores and temporary spaces have become increasingly popular in the new age

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Retail Trends

Is your current POS system pulling its weight? With customers expectations higher than ever, your POS system needs to work much harder, whether its handling transactions, empowering your associates to do their job better or supporting new omnichannel scenarios. But according to a RIS report, 43% of retailers say their

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Remember  barcodes? They are still in widespread use,  of course, but QR codes have emerged as a more powerful and versatile alternative with a wide range of applications in retail. Because of their growing popularity, the latest release (RR18Q4) of Openbravo Commerce Cloud supports the printing of QR codes on point-of-sale printers.

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Retail Trends

Loyalty programs are not new and many large retailers are looking to take loyalty schemes to the next level, and go beyond simply offering rewards. Nordstrom, for example, has recently revamped its loyalty scheme to offer personalized shopping experiences and exclusive access to products and events. But according to a recent study

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A new survey by Monetate found that when it comes to Back-to-School shopping, brick-and-mortar stores continue to thrive and that certain product categories are far more likely to be bought in a store than online. The results suggest that retailer deciding which technology to invest in should prioritize those that ultimately

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Retail Trends

Why do customers come to your stores? According to a survey by Publicis.Sapient, customer service is the stand-out reason for shopping in a physical store instead of online. Indeed, it is the only area where brick-and-mortar stores beat buying in an online marketplace or directly from the brand. The research

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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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Retail Trends

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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Retail Trends

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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Retail Trends

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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