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How Big Data Can Improve the Wireless Customer Journey

Customization is the name of the game when it comes to building relationships with customers. Just as a gift is more memorable when it is personally picked out for the recipient, a transaction is more successful when it is geared to the consumer's own self-image.

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3 Ways to Use Google Physical Web in Retail

The following is a guest post from Cate Trotter of Insider Trends

Are beacons part of your retail strategy? Are you taking the traditional approach or the Google one? While the majority of beacons used in retail are designed to work with a specific app, Google’s Physical Web is a much more open concept. The main issue with current beacons is that they require customers to download and open a specific app in order to trigger your content. This is a significant barrier to uptake.

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4 Ways Wireless Retailers Can Increase Revenue at the POS

In today’s wireless climate, independent wireless retailers are facing the same old issues: shrinking margins, competition from online retailers, consolidation, and cost per square foot.

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Fulfillment: Give Your Customers Exactly What They Want With Dropship

Customer expectations of the in-store experience are higher today than they've ever been before. We know they want what they want, when and wherever they want it. So how do you fulfill your customer’s expectations and dreams?

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5 Best Practices for Operating Your Cellphone Repair Shop

The Service & Repair industry is a hot market right now, and as more players get into the game, the challenges of bringing repair shops up to speed with adopting best practice standards is coming to the forefront.

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How to Adapt to an E-Commerce World

Ten years ago, almost to the day, there was a major disruption in the wireless world; the iconic iPhone was introduced to the masses. Affected companies had to adapt, change, and move quickly to ride the waves from the impact of this new product/idea. We saw success and failure in response.

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How Dropship is Changing the Inventory and Merchandising Game for Retailers

Many large retailers are competing on delivery options and satisfying consumer demands for a true omnichannel experience with seamless convenience and vast product selection. With iQmetrix Dropship, retailers of all sizes are now able to offer similar benefits to consumers.

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4 Reasons You Need to Include Digital Signage in Your Store Today

With the onslaught of in-store technology, it’s not a surprise that one of the oldest components of the store is getting an upgrade. In-store advertising no longer just entails paper signage. With a variety of benefits, more and more wireless retailers are choosing to incorporate digital signage into their store experience. Here are 4 reasons you need to include digital signage in your store today.

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How to Test the Success of Your Omnichannel Strategy

For wireless retailers' business strategies to succeed, they need to incorporate feedback. Companies pursuing an omnichannel approach should test different tactics and measure their results.

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It's Time to Give a Ship: Fulfill Customer Needs With Drop Ship

One of my biggest shopping frustrations is walking into a store and finding out the product I’d like to buy is out of stock. On most occasions, I’ve done my research on the product to see if it’s carried in your store.

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8 Actionable Tips to Turn Shoppers Into Buyers

For a retailer, the most important time of day is when your transaction count is highest, right?... Wrong. High traffic periods and potential to turn shoppers into buyers, when they’re at your fingertips, can often be overlooked. Are you converting this potential to loyal customers or letting it walk out of your store?

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How Omnichannel Marketing Strategies Make Up for Decreased Foot Traffic

Wireless retailers faced with declining foot traffic to their brick-and-mortar stores can implement omnichannel marketing strategies to remedy the problem.

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Game of In-Store Technology: 4 Retailers Seeking the Throne

If you are a regular reader of the iQmetrix blog, you know we talk a lot about the in-store experience, specifically, how to survive in a time when customers have everything at their fingertips.

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