Wireless Trends Posts

The Changing Omnichannel Shopper

Jan 11,2016 — Aaron Shauf

The entire retail industry is more than informed on the fact that their consumers and their respective consumer habits are changing. New shopping patterns have been evolving for the past 20 years as e-commerce has consistently accounted for more and more retail sales. In more recent years, m-commerce and ‘online in-store’ channels have become more and more prevalent as retailers strive to complete the sale at every possible touchpoint. 

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Pre-Show Top 5 Checklist: How to prepare for retail's biggest trade shows

Jan 05,2016 — Brayden Gervan

The holiday season is over and that means back to work. If you’re in retail, you know that also means event season is upon us beginning with CES (January 6th - 9th) and NRF (January 17-19th).

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Gone with the Wind: Shaw Communications Acquires Wind Mobile

Dec 17,2015 — Brayden Gervan

As you have no doubt heard, there was some big news out of the Canadian Telecommunications market on Wednesday, Decemeber 16. 

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Black Friday is Big, but Last Minute Gift Shopping is Bigger

Nov 23,2015 — Allan Pulga

The retail industry braces itself every year for Black Friday and how the ritual signals the start of the holiday shopping season, but recent stats from Cardlytics show that its importance pales in comparison to the last few days before Christmas.

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EMV: 4 Sign's Its Time to Make the Switch

Nov 12,2015 — Tashia Walters

In early 2015, a rush of retailers started preparing for the October 2015, EMV liability shift. Device certifications, equipment acquisitions, training programs and implementation plans began flying about like confetti at a party. However, the early birds to the party realized the process of becoming EMV-ready can be cumbersome, costly, time-consuming and downright confusing.

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How E-tailers Personalize Outfits to Customers' Taste

Nov 01,2015 — Allan Pulga

Last week (Aug. 5), the Wall Street Journal's Erin Geiger Smith wrote about online clothing retail MM.Lafleur, which asks customers survey questions in an attempt to glean a sense of their personal style.

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Gizmodo Tests Samsung Pay Around NYC, Gives Mixed Review

Nov 01,2015 — Allan Pulga

Gizmodo's Michael Hession today published a video review of Samsung Pay. The video shows him using (and sometimes not using) the new payment technology around New York City.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Amazon's Wins and Losses on Prime Day

Oct 29,2015 — Allan Pulga

Wednesday (July 15) was Amazon Prime Day, which the company was hyping up as offering better deals than Black Friday -- deals offered exclusively to Amazon Prime members.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Will Apple's iBeacon Be a Retail Game Changer?

Sep 25,2015 — Garett Rogers

Two days ago, when Apple announced its new iPhone models, the company made very little fanfare about a new feature within iOS 7: iBeacon.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Amazon's Kindle Fire will be a Hit

Sep 25,2015 — Garett Rogers

The big news in tech today was Amazon's announcement of the Kindle Fire, a 7-inch tablet with an impressive $199 price tag.

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Windows XP End of Life: Small Merchants Must Act Now

Sep 25,2015 — Don Kovach

Windows XP is now over 12 years old. As of April 8, 2014, Microsoft has discontinued the support of Windows XP. The time has now come for us and our hardware and software partners, to invest our resources toward supporting more recent technologies so that we can continue to deliver great experiences for staff and customers.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Nokia to be Renamed 'Microsoft Mobile' on April 25

Sep 25,2015 — Allan Pulga

Ars Technica reported today the Nokia brand will be removed from its mobile device line in favor of "Microsoft Mobile' when the Microsoft acquisition is complete April 25.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Carriers Remove 'Download Booster' from Galaxy S5

Sep 25,2015 — Allan Pulga

The Samsung Galaxy S5 hit store shelves today and although Samsung was touting a new feature called "Download Booster," three of the Big Four U.S. carriers (Verizon, AT&T and Sprint) have removed the feature.

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