In the wireless industry, it’s a constant struggle to shave time off transactions (particularly activations) and maximize every dollar. If you’re a wireless dealer, I’m willing to make a bet that reconciling commissions with your carrier causes the regular onset of a headache you can set your watch to.
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.
When your customer needs a new phone, is it your store they think of? The only time I go to a wireless retail store is when I need to buy a new device.
The wireless industry is known for big, fast changes. From the early generations of phones installed in cars, to the first handheld device, and now the vast options of phones available today, the industry is always changing.
Is it just me or do you get that nervous feeling in your stomach when you are about to pull the trigger on software program or tool for your business?
When I think about what describes the wireless industry, I think fast, ever changing, and complicated. Evolving cell phone styles, constant updates to carrier rate plans, and a plethora of accessories to choose from; none of it comes cheap!
Processing fees are an annoying fact of life for merchants. Complex structures and various fee types are designed to be complicated, boring, and inaccessible for merchants.
When looking at a new retail management solution, it can be a scary and confusing time. You must think about the time it will take to go through the transition, data you will need to transfer and training of your sales staff. Ensure your transition is as smooth and timely as possible by adding these top priorities to your checklist.
Payment processing- an industry surrounded by mystery, regulation, and misconception.