Mobile Industry Posts

Daily Dose of iQ: Will Apple's iBeacon Be a Retail Game Changer?

Sep 25,2015 — Garett Rogers

Two days ago, when Apple announced its new iPhone models, the company made very little fanfare about a new feature within iOS 7: iBeacon.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Amazon's Kindle Fire will be a Hit

Sep 25,2015 — Garett Rogers

The big news in tech today was Amazon's announcement of the Kindle Fire, a 7-inch tablet with an impressive $199 price tag.

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RQ Tips: Carrier Commission Reconciliation

Sep 25,2015 — Karrie Stokes

When using the Reconcile Vendor Rebates tool in RQ, make sure to use the search filters. 

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Windows XP End of Life: Small Merchants Must Act Now

Sep 25,2015 — Don Kovach

Windows XP is now over 12 years old. As of April 8, 2014, Microsoft has discontinued the support of Windows XP. The time has now come for us and our hardware and software partners, to invest our resources toward supporting more recent technologies so that we can continue to deliver great experiences for staff and customers.

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RQ Tips: Best Practices in Tracking Door Traffic and Conversion Rates

Sep 25,2015 — Sarah Tuff

Recent media reports about foot traffic and location tracking have stirred up interest from our customers around what type of metrics dealers can produce from their RQ data. Are traffic counters a good idea? What are the key metrics we see our dealers incorporating into their reports when it comes to traffic counting?

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Daily Dose of iQ: Walgreens App Pushes In-Store Promos and Inventory

Sep 25,2015 — Allan Pulga

Mobile Commerce Daily reported yesterday (April 23) on how Walgreens' app has been updated to offer more personalized and store-specific promotions to customers.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Nokia to be Renamed 'Microsoft Mobile' on April 25

Sep 25,2015 — Allan Pulga

Ars Technica reported today the Nokia brand will be removed from its mobile device line in favor of "Microsoft Mobile' when the Microsoft acquisition is complete April 25.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Carriers Remove 'Download Booster' from Galaxy S5

Sep 25,2015 — Allan Pulga

The Samsung Galaxy S5 hit store shelves today and although Samsung was touting a new feature called "Download Booster," three of the Big Four U.S. carriers (Verizon, AT&T and Sprint) have removed the feature.

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April 2014: Metrics Matter - Report Automation

Sep 25,2015 — Alen Puaca

What is the Driving Growth series?

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How to make a better wireless store experience

Sep 25,2015 — Allan Pulga

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Daily Dose of iQ: Google Announces 'Android Wear' Platform for Wearable Devices

Sep 25,2015 — Allan Pulga

Today, Google unveiled an official marketing campaign for its new smartwatch SDK (which we blogged about last week), called Android Wear. The concept is demonstrated in the video below.

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Loyalty Program Tip and RQ Report of the Month

Sep 25,2015 — Nick Palazzo

Our Loyalty Program is a great tool to get your customers back into your stores. Offer them a reason to return and track your reward program within RQ.

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5 Steps to Buying a New Phone

Sep 25,2015 — James Ingold

I recently got a call from my wireless carrier letting me know my contract would soon expire. They wanted to know: Was I happy with my phone or was I planning an upgrade?

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