Wireless Trends Posts

Is the In-Store Experience Better With Mobile Payments?

New payment technologies have made significant strides in improving both the payment solution and overall in-store experience for shoppers. Merchants are now tasked with understanding the benefits and drawbacks of such payment innovations and are wading through the waters to find the perfect payment fit.

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3 Ways to Go From Clicks to Bricks

There is a lot of emphasis on brick-and-mortar stores getting in tune with changes, and steps to help them better serve a changing retail environment. But what about the other way around?

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Be Prepared: Retail's Busiest Season is Right Around the Corner

Be Prepared…

The famous motto of Boy Scouts around the world, and even more famous as sung by Scar in the Lion King.

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Brick-and-Mortar Retailers: 3 Ways to Bring Your Store Into the Future

The convenience of online shopping is increasingly appealing to today’s consumer. With Amazon recently announcing same-day delivery in two major cities in Canada – the pressure on brick-and-mortar retailers is stronger than ever.

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Online and In-Store: What Will The Blended Store Look Like?

We’ve all heard the key to omnichannel is successfully blending online and in-store. But what does that actually look like when you walk into the store of the future?

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The Future of Retail: Emotion, Experience & Empowerment

The content from IRDC was so inspiring we just had to share more! For part one of our key takeaways check out our previous blog here.

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An eTail East Recap: Bridging Digital & Physical

Our team attended eTail East 2016 in Boston last week along with the top retailers across the continent all looking to transform retail together. 

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Where Did All The Big Box Retailers Go?

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.  

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Chatbots In An Omnichannel World

Is the next step in engaging customers chatting with robots? More companies are betting that this is the way we are going. Chatbots, or chatterbots, are a computer program that conduct a conversation, whether an audible one or via a texting platform.

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Forget The Meatballs! IKEA Does Virtual Reality

Ohhh Ikea. The Swedish meatballs, cheap furniture, fun knick-knacks... as if we needed another reason to go to your stores and then you go and announce your foray into virtual reality!

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Don't Shoot The Facebook Messenger: Use It To Pay

Facebook Messenger may soon become far more than a chat client, with the social networking service apparently planning to offer in-store purchases through its mobile app, after the company signaled it could partner with Apple Pay for retail checkouts.

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10 Strategies Key Retail Players are Digging Right Now

We recently teamed up with RIS to sponsor the 26th Annual Retail Technology Study and while we don't mean to toot our own horns, there are some pretty neat findings in all of this data. This year's study was conducted in January and February and is based on input from over 100 respondents from national or large regional retail chains. We've gone through the study with a fine-tooth comb and decided to break it down into a bite-sized list covering key elements and discoveries in the study. 

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The Future of High-End Tech Accessories

We’ve heard the trends, predictions and insights about consumer electronics a million times. Devices will become more specialized. The newly released iPhone has revolutionary features. IoT is everywhere. The list goes on.

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