Wireless Trends Posts

6 Tips to Support Sales Associates When Introducing New Technologies

Today’s customers have high expectations of digitally enabled sales associates. According to a Forrester Report, when shopping in store:

  • 60% of customers expect mobile equipped sales associates to be able to look up product information.
  • 58% of customers expect mobile equipped sales associates to be able to check additional store inventory.
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Is RFID Really the Future of Retail?

There has been a lot of buzz recently about radio-frequency identification (RFID) technologies and their potential to drastically change the retail industry. For those of you who need a quick refresher, RFID uses electromagnetic fields to automate the tracking of merchandise. These technologies give retailers the ability to track items through every point of the supply chain—from the warehouse right to the store shelves.

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5 Reasons to walk over from the Wireless Repair Expo to MWCA

With Mobile World Congress Americas (MWCA) and the Wireless Repair Expo quickly approaching, it’s time to start putting together a game plan on how best to go about tackling the two shows and the massive show floor.

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Why Prepaid Dealers Need to Offer Device Repair Services

The Prepaid Expo this past week offered valuable sessions for any dealers in the prepaid sector or those looking to enter it. Discussions ranged from how to prevent fraud and money laundering, to looking at alternate revenue streams, to an overview of the prepaid landscape.

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An Interview on the Future of Wireless Repair: Where the Industry’s at and Where it’s Going

If you’ve attended any wireless repair events, you’re likely (or should be) familiar with Michelle James. Michelle is the producer behind Wireless Repair Events and most notably the Wireless Repair EXPO and is dedicated to building the repair community alongside strengthening the standards within the industry.

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3 Things to Help You Get Ready for Mobile World Congress Americas

With an estimated 30,000 people attending the debut of Mobile World Congress Americas (MWCA), it’s sure to become one of the premier events of the wireless industry. 

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3 Things to Consider When Redesigning Your Store for the Future

With e-commerce sales taking an increasing amount of the retail market share over the past few years, there has been speculation that brick-and-mortar stores will not stand the test of time.

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What Issues Are Facing Prepaid Dealers in Today's Wireless World?

Prepaid dealers in the wireless industry are facing a variety of constraints. Dealers need to ensure they are staying a cut above the rest and implementing features and products that can help them bring in extra revenue and create a great experience for their staff and customers.

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iPhone Launch vs. iQmetrix Meetup: 4 Reasons You Shouldn't Miss One for the Other

Worried about the upcoming iPhone launch? Here's why the iQmetrix Meetup might just be the best place to be!
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Preparing for the 2017 Prepaid Expo: 2 Sessions You Need to Attend

It’s the 10-year anniversary of the Prepaid Expo and this year’s lineup offers a packed schedule full of valuable content that we’ve all come to expect from this event.

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Who Will You Meet at the Meetup?

August is here! Why am I so excited you ask? Well, it brings with it International Beer Day, Friendship Day, and International Hangover Day; so please, through August 4 – 6th, grab a cold beer, celebrate your friendships, and then help one another through your impending hangovers. But that’s not the only reason I’m excited about August. August also means the highly anticipated iQmetrix Meetup is only one month away! 

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How Far We’ve Come: 3 Ways Technology Has Shaped Interactive Wireless Retail

Shopping used to be one-dimensional. You would either go to the store, or buy something out of a catalog, and that was it. Today, there are so many different ways to shop that not only can the experience be more fun, it can also feel limitless. After all, you can also buy almost anything from anywhere and have it arrive at your door within days.

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Ask the Experts: What Are the Biggest Challenges Facing Independent Wireless Dealers?

Over the years, iQmetrix has worked with some of the biggest and smallest retailers in the wireless industry. We have learned so much through osmosis, and have become well-known as wireless retail experts. We are humbled by how much we have learned from our clients, how much more we can learn, and by how excited we are to brave the future with them.

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