“Creating a great omnichannel experience” is constantly being thrown around in the retail world but what exactly does it mean and is it here to stay?
It goes without saying that retail marketers have their hands full when it comes to planning Black Friday campaigns.
Gone are the days of simple swipe terminals in the U.S., where a payment could be captured using a “dumb” USB device or keyboard reader.
Having spent the better part of a few days combing through sales and revenue data, forecasts and historic facts, I wondered whether the current landscape of retail in 2016 is what we expected it to be.
You may already know that brick-and-mortar is not dead, in fact it is alive and transforming. The physical store is growing and evolving into to something that serves a higher purpose for retailers and brands.
Our team attended eTail East 2016 in Boston last week along with the top retailers across the continent all looking to transform retail together.
Your summer tan might not have begun fading… you might even still have your toes in the sand, but if you haven’t started thinking about the holiday retail rush, you’re likely to find yourself up ship creek without a paddle. (No, that’s not a typo.)
It can seem too good to be true when you find a point-of-sale software that is a perfect match for you.
Since the October 2015 liability shift I have been talking with retailers about their EMV Strategy.
The Credit EMV liability shift is now well behind us all and it’s been smooth sailing for everyone, hasn’t it? A recent report from the Strawhecker Group shows only 37% of merchants are reporting EMV compliance.
Think about a big box store in your hometown. The institution that stands larger than life, with the massive parking lot, where you can go and spend half a day shopping for pretty much anything you need and waiting in line for the other half.
I was travelling recently and booked a long travel day with limited time in between flights. There I was…hanging out in economy seating…for my 5 hour flight…directly over lunch hour…and I was getting hangry!