Strategies for Maximizing Mobile Point-of-Sale Technology

Mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) goes beyond mobile check out. Learn the top five innovative ways to utilize your mobile POS technology to drive customer engagement, increase sales and elevate your brand.

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Sponsor: NetSuite, Inc.




How Mobile Ordering Apps Stack Up

Mobile ordering apps are poised to be a major sales driver for fast casual restaurants, but not all apps are built the same.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Fuzz Productions




5 Tips for Improving Loyalty

A well-designed, innovative loyalty program can help you surprise and delight your customers with engaging and rewarding experiences. Technology is fast changing customer expectations, so it’s vital to refresh and reimagine the possibilities. To jumpstart your efforts, here are five concrete ideas.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Stellar Loyalty


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7 FIs, fintech providers recognized as Best in Bank Customer Experience for 2017

Networld Media Group honored seven innovators in banking and mobile technologies at a dinner and awards gala Sept. 19 in conjunction with the Bank Customer Experience Summit.

Outdoor recreational retailer Moosejaw now knows the full story of its customers' experience

Moosejaw, a Michigan-based retailer, is tapping FullStory to get accurate insight on customer experience and boost customer service and satisfaction.

City Furniture takes digital-edge approach to enrich customer in-showroom experiences

City Furniture CIO/CFO Steve Wilder shares insight, lessons learned and return-on-investment from the Florida retailer's strategy to boost customer experience via a partnership with IBM and Ingenico Group. The strategy led to a mobile and nimble sales and transaction process across its 27 showrooms.

How bricks and mortar retailers can benefit from shoppers’ e-commerce habits

The growth in e-commerce does not mean the death of bricks and mortar retail. While it is certainly true that e-commerce is growing quickly, bricks and mortar sales still account for most total retail revenue.

A shopper marketing conundrum: Providing a personalized mobile experience at scale

Matt McGinty, chief revenue officer, Fiksu DSP, provides insight on why targeting shoppers via mobile, based on their shopping habits, can improve the consumers' relationship with the brand.

Kagan: Poor checkout experience hurts retail brand

Jeff Kagan offers up his view on retail winners and losers and what the changing customer expectations are starting to demand from retail stores.

Merchants seek ways to make their mobile apps indispensable

Church's Chicken offers up a unique feature in its mobile app: a curated music playlist.

Merchants should highlight mobile self-service usefulness to consumers

Do consumers see the value in every self-checkout option available to them from different restaurants and retailers?

What merchants should consider when deploying new technology

As retailers and restaurants consider whether to deploy new consumer offerings such as a loyalty program, branded app or mobile payments, executives must consider whether such efforts help them acquire more customers to get them into storefronts more often while coaxing them to spend more money.

Shoppers moving to mobile: Where retailers fall short with m-commerce experiences

Dan Carney, senior vice president of operations at Limelight Networks, explains how mobile devices are having broad implications across the retail landscape, specifically when it comes to consumer expectations of the online experience.

To compete with Amazon, retailers must focus on mobile experience

The beverage alcohol industry in particular might fall victim to Amazon's takeover of Whole Foods.

Webinar: How to tap mobile, personalization to drive a seamless customer journey

A one-hour free webinar on July 27, hosted by Adobe, will offer actionable insights and tips for retailers striving to craft a successful customer journey.

Verizon: Retail customer experience is all about the human conversation

Verizon's VP of Digital and Innovation Miguel Quiroga talks customer experience strategy, new tool innovation and why digital tech is not only changing business and customer experience, but changing how retailers and customers communicate.

Why mobile is playing a starring role in creating a seamless customer experience

Every retailer and restaurant is going mobile or has gone mobile but a successful strategy to meld it with the physical customer experience takes work. Lots of work.

7 tips to combat the Amazon effect (hint: it's the hair of the dog that bit you)

Consumers overwhelmingly want more technology in brick-and-mortar stores. And with more consumers willing to show up and shop at stores that have it — beefing up technology is a no-brainer in the face of increasing online retail competition.

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Mobile Retail Monday is a weekly column on mobile apps by retail customer experience designer Mike Wittenstein. Each week, you'll get a test drive of a leading retail app including pictures of key features and commentary on what works—and what doesn't.

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