I thought I would take a break from blogging about my favorite topic of payments and share with you a bit about my other love… subscription boxes.
Omnichannel retail is no longer a prediction; it's a foregone conclusion. Shoppers are demanding cross-channel conveniences and retailers are gearing up and reorganizing to meet the challenge.
Luxury service has been associated with a high degree of human touch for a long time. And rightfully so. Who better to take care of your evening plans in a new city than an experienced concierge at a luxury hotel?
Where does one start to understand the mobile payment market? Lucky for me I’m in “the biz” so I figured starting with my co-workers was a good place to begin, so I sent 300+ colleagues an informal survey. The iQmetrix team's combined knowledge of POS, payments and mobile applications makes this (in my eyes) a “professional” opinion. See below for the results.
The payment space has been an exciting one this year and 2016 promises not to disappoint. One thing we can expect to see in 2016 is a rise in popularity of mobile payments.
It would seem that when it comes to retail, a re-write may be in order for Nat King Cole’s classic L-O-V-E song.
A great customer education and engagement strategy will help your business immeasurably. Alas, refunds are an inescapable reality in the retail world, especially after the holidays are over.
Well, January is over and I am sure you have made both personal and business resolutions. However, we know resolutions are hard to keep, in fact, Forbes Magazine reports that only 8% of people keep their resolutions.
As technology changes, so do the ways we interact with the world around us.
2015 was a busy year for the payments industry: EMV, liability shift, mobile payments, PCI, encryption and the list goes on from there. As I worked with the team here at iQmetrix to prepare for the October liability shift, retailers were all over the board in their plans to deploy EMV. Some were clueless, others scared, and still others only slightly educated.
As the New Year quickly approaches, online as well as brick-and-mortar retailers are preparing for trends and challenges that will hit the retail industry in 2016.