Staying Secure with Parallel Networks

Parallel Networks allow retailers, financial institutions and branch offices to incorporate digital signage into their marketing efforts without risking sensitive customer information.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Cradlepoint


Cradlepoint Solution Allows Retail Jewelry Store to Open, Saving $50,000

PANDORA, an international jewelry retailer, was almost delayed opening one of its unique concept stores in Lancaster, PA because of an ISP strike. However, its outsourced IT expert, eMazzanti Technologies, packaged a technology solution that allowed the store to open on time.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Cradlepoint


Digital Signage in Retail 101

Although it’s easy to think of digital signage as simply a replacement for printed promotional material, that’s just the beginning. Digital signage in a retail environment can serve both as an additional salesperson and an extension of the retailer’s brand.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Mvix


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Talking With: Soar Payments Founder Rich McIver on improving the checkout experience

The customer experience starts when a consumer walks into the store for the first time and goes well beyond the checkout process, but if the purchase experience is not rewarding it can hurt the retailer in more ways than one.

3 ways to boost the online checkout experience

Simplifying the online checkout process can be fairly simple and benefit your business in the long term as it makes customers happy.

Retailers lagging on EMV card technology transition, reveals study

Despite a deadline of October 2015, 42 percent of retailers have yet to update payment terminals to be EMV compliant.

Benefits of a technology billfold: Why the mobile wallet is here to stay

There will be more than 200 million mobile-wallet users across the U.S. by the end of 2016.

Dorsey wants Square to be synonymous with mobile payments

Jack Dorsey wants Square to be synonymous with mobile payments and believes the current EMV shift in the U.S. will help the seven-year old company accomplish the CEO's ambitious goal.

Discount Tire wheels out mobile payment with one goal in mind

The 56-year-old largest tire and wheel retailer realizes that buying tires isn’t usually a fun time for consumers so it wants to make the purchase point as easy and pleasing as possible.

Mobile is affecting commerce decisions for retailers

At the NRF Big Show, a panel discussion about what's next in payments focused on the role technology has played in consumers' expectations as they interact with their favorite brands.

Panera leader: Payment, mobile innovations boosting customer experience

Panera Bread is still going full throttle in expanding payment strategies to reduce consumer friction points and enhancing the customer experience.

Mitigating cybersecurity threats to ensure customer experience is a safe one

Although the nationwide rollout of EMV technology is beginning to eliminate some security concerns, experts expect to see an increase in online fraud as fraudsters turn their attention to online sales.

3 changes to PCI mandate retailers need to understand

Three changes to the PCI DSS mandate are having dramatic effects on a number of business owners and vendors.

Critical reasons why retailers need a seamless product return process

Retail product returns, which appear to be a minor part of the customer experience, are actually a crucial component of the overall relationship between the consumer and retailer.

Retailers beware: Mobile drives holiday shopping season

Mobile shopping already was ahead of expectations in the weeks leading up to the official start of the holiday season in the U.S.

3 tips to foster a robust in-store holiday season

Sometimes it's the simplest things that can play into a rewarding customer experience and a rewarding sales season for retailers.

The merging of social media, payments and mobile

No other online channel is driving retail sales and referral traffic quite like that of social media and Michael Hagen, the corporate ID strategist and managing director of IDchecker, a Mitek company, believes that will converge with mobile payments in 2016.

7 questions to ask in choosing a mobile payments solution

The unprecedented evolution of the payments space can be intimidating to any business but it's not an insurmountable challenge.

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Often the heart and soul of retail IT, the point-of-sale system is a mission-critical technology tool for every retailer. Learn how to choose the right POS, how to plan for upgrades, and how to take it to the next level by integrating it with other store systems.

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