The Latest Scoop on Retail

Are Your 2016 Retail Resolutions Still On Track?

Jan 29,2016 — Brayden Gervan

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.

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How to Expand Your Sales Channel With Endless Aisle

Jan 29,2016 — Ryan Benoit

It’s no secret demand for headphones and other high-end technologies is growing. Last year, Futuresource forecasted worldwide shipment of headphone would grow to 381 million units. The headphone market alone will generate 10.7 billion dollars annually by 2019. That’s just headphones, this study doesn’t include other high-end accessories. Realistically, the potential is endless but unfortunately, shelf space is not.

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The Changing Retail Experience: 3 Things Your Customers Want

Jan 28,2016 — Madison Dufault

While the so-called decline of the bricks-and-mortar store has been touted within circles for years; e-commerce giant, Amazon, has just opened its first physical store. As online and physical stores merge, the introduction of omnichannel retail solutions becomes crucial for physical retailers to create a seamless experience for the consumer.

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6 Tips On Embracing Webrooming With Instagram

Jan 19,2016 — Megan Howse

In our recent blog, The Changing Omnichannel Shopper, we elaborated on bridging the online and offline experiences for changing consumer habits. It’s become increasingly clear that webrooming is just as important as showrooming, if not more so.

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[Video] See What You May Have Missed on Day 1 of NRF 2016

Jan 18,2016 — Beth Wanner

Day Two of NRF Retail's Big Show is officially underway. iQmetrix's booth (#4325) will once again be packed full of the latest in customer experience technology and solutions to power and streamline retailers' back-of-house operations. 

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5 Reasons You Won't Want to Miss us at NRF 2016

Jan 15,2016 — Beth Wanner

It's time for Retail's BIG Show, we've got 5 BIG reasons for you to check out the iQmetrix booth experience.

5. Let's Talk Retail Over a Cup of Joe

NRF can be a whirlwind. Skip the long lines and recharge with some coffee (on us) while we chat about the latest in retail technology.

4. Metrics at Play

Be among the first to see the latest in data visualization. You'll never look at your metrics the same way again!

3. Experience Our End-to-End Retail Tour

How does our POS work with endless aisle? What does it look like to manage content on the back-end? Where does digital signage and eCommerce come into play? Depending on your retail focus, we've got a unique demo story to show you.

2. Build a Shelf

Like Build-a-Bear except this won't sit in the back of your child's closet after 3 days. Build a shelf is your opportunity to see what endless aisle would look like with your own products - right in our booth!

1. We'll Help You Unbox Retail

Our platform technology can connect with your existing systems to simplify complex tech stacks so all your systems can finally work together.

Visit us at booth #4325 to see how we unbox retail in order to streamline your back-end operations to create a truly connected experience.

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The 3 C's of Retail's Future: Consciousness, Customization, Care

Jan 14,2016 — Zoran Kovacevic

Like most things in life, when looking at the future of retail, a good indicator of where we are going is to look at where we have been. Since 2010, the way people shop has drastically changed with social media and technology booms. Not only can we now shop wherever and whenever we want, but everyone is now a critic, and we can get a wide range of reviews about products from multiple perspectives.

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The Changing Omnichannel Shopper

Jan 12,2016 — 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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5 Best Practices for Retail Payment Security

Jan 06,2016 — Rachel Liste

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.

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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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