Keep point-of-sale data safe on all sides

The technologies at work in today’s retail point-of-sale (POS) environment capture more – and more valuable – customer data than ever before, allowing retailers to provide seamless and highly personalised shopping experiences.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: HP Inc.




The Digital Store Platform: Better data for survival in a customer-centric world

As your business grows you, too, may be looking for ways to enhance the customer experiences you provide. Proven methods include solutions that enable you to reliably provide order fulfillment, to create an engaging loyalty program, and to offer relevant promotions.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: CitiXsys




Marriott Hotels and Fitness on Demand Case Study

Reinvent the hotel fitness center into an inviting, flexible modern space that allows guests to engage in fitness classes and programs that fit individual needs and schedules, while maximizing cost-effectiveness, as well as using updated facilities as a selling point to attract guests.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: LG Electronics USA, Inc.


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5 improvements for successful dealer display programs

The process of designing displays for your dealer networks in the flooring, paint, or home improvement industries presents a unique set of challenges. Build your framework around five questions when developing display programs for home improvement dealer networks.

10 reasons to attend the 2017 ICX Summit

If you are responsible for improving customer engagement for your organization, here are 10 reasons you should make your way to Texas for the ICX Summit.

Crate & Barrel leader talks mobile tech and designing a seamless customer experience

Understanding the consumer is just one part of the equation for Crate & Barrel. The key, as a top leader explained, is knowing what a consumer is looking for, helping them find it easy and quick, and driving the purchase forward.

5 top themes for future retail success

In mature categories with declining volumes and margins, there are immense pressures on the c-suite to innovate. Consumers have already voted for a seamless experience across time and place. Future success will require "omni-retail" of engaging consumers when, where and how they want to shop and purchase.

Kagan: Early adopters gain competitive advantage

Jeff Kagan explains why timing your entry into new areas of retail payment technology is key. Early adopters get a competitive advantage yet they take the arrows, he explains. Then over time, as wave after wave of competitors jump in and do the same thing, the competitive advantage gives way and becomes simply a cost of doing business.

Live webinar: Salesforce leader shares top CX hacks for retail

Todd Enders, VP of product marketing for Salesforce Service Cloud, shares insight and tips to unlocking rewarding customer experiences that will drive sales and customer loyalty in a live one-hour event April 25.

Evolve or die: This is the state of retail

The advent of digital has changed life as we know it, including the shopping experience. The state of retail is now evolve or die. The dogma of old school retail leadership is now a blueprint for what NOT to do.

Lowe's innovation leader talks mission, focus and strategy

Lowe's customer experience innovations is moving at the speed of light, advancing robotics, apps, AR and VR technologies to make home improvement shopping easier and more rewarding.

It's the same old song and dance for mobile payments adoption

Stop me if you;ve heard this one before: You're more likely to go back home to retrieve your smartphone than the wallet you left behind.

Factoring order fulfillment, returns into a peak season service strategy

As painful as it might seem to jump back into the peak season mindset, fortune tends to favor the prepared, so getting a head start and developing your customer service strategy now can set your store up for success down the line.

ICX Summit: Neuroscience, millennials and measuring customer experience

The upcoming June ICX Summit boasts top leaders in customer experience speaking on a range of topics from CX strategy to measuring customer experience return-on-investment

The future of augmented reality & mobile commerce

Retailers are inundated with new technology innovations, promising big returns for their bottom lines. It is difficult to decipher which deserve priority. However, few innovations have been able to match the benefits of augmented reality in retail.

Identifying the millennial 'tribes'

Media outlets often make the mistake of stereotyping millennials either as lazy, entitled, antiestablishment types who can’t stop taking selfies, or as clever, socially conscious adults. Both stereotypes fail consider the full spectrum of the millennial demographic.

When will retailers wake up and smell the CLV?

Peter Fader, professor of marketing at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and co-founder of Zodiac, explains why a truly customer centric company is one that aligns iproducts and services around the wants and needs of its most valuable customers. In other words, it's about using customer lifetime value (CLV) metrics.

Kagan: Mobile pay apps not created equal

The decision on which mobile app to work with is an important decision. Some are sleek. Others are clunky. Some are quick. Others are slow as molasses. There are many items you must choose from, but here is an important something to think about.

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It is no longer enough to merely sell products and services - today, successful businesses engage their customers on both intellectual and emotional levels. Learn how digital signage can accomplish both goals, while invigorating the bottom line.

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