RFID: Transforming the Omnichannel Retailing Experience

RFID: Transforming the Omnichannel Retailing Experience

Omnichannel retailing is changing how the industry views the retail store. Retail stores are finding themselves functioning not only as a retail storefront but also as a shipping and fulfillment center. The key in this omnichannel universe is enhanced inventory visibility and control.

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NOT ALL SD-WANS ARE CREATED EQUAL

NOT ALL SD-WANS ARE CREATED EQUAL

Simplifying SD-WAN

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Sponsor: Hughes


VoIP Adoption Leads to Free PCI Upgrades for Major Quick Service Restaurant

VoIP Adoption Leads to Free PCI Upgrades for Major Quick Service Restaurant

Free PCI Upgrades with VoIP Adoption

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Hughes


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Automation will produce a brick-and-mortar retailing renaissance…if labor is deployed creatively

Automation will produce a brick-and-mortar retailing renaissance…if labor is deployed creatively

At present, the future of brick-and-mortar retailers looks bleak; however book author John Pugliano believes the technological forces that have favored online retailing are about to shift the advantage back to the local storefront.

Yes Virginia, Retail Holiday Sales Will Suck... Again!

Yes Virginia, Retail Holiday Sales Will Suck... Again!

Wherever you look from now until the first week of January, there will be one consistent message: retail holiday sales will suck. That's because the evidence shows, regardless of reality or economic circumstances, the stories are the same. 

7 keys to customer experience in 2010

7 keys to customer experience in 2010

True dedication to the voice of the customer will be pivotal for retailers looking to improve their customer experience in the coming year.

The 5 biggest retail customer experience stories of 2009

The 5 biggest retail customer experience stories of 2009

Faced with a tough economy and shaky consumer confidence, retailers innovated when it came to customer experience this year.

How consumers killed customer service

How consumers killed customer service

Demand for low prices has driven down the value of customer service. Here's how retailers can drive it back up.

How mobile is set to impact the 2009 holiday retail season

How mobile is set to impact the 2009 holiday retail season

In what is another challenging holiday season for retailers, mobile marketing and advertising provide a very welcome bright spot.

How discounting is hurting retailers

How discounting is hurting retailers

When retailers lower prices without asking customers to give up something in return, confusion results and sales are negatively impacted.

RetailWire Discussion: Localization and limited buys

RetailWire Discussion: Localization and limited buys

The pendulum has swung away from generalization and back toward localization, but retailers and brands are learning how to execute locally through their existing buying models.

Black Friday verdict: Number of shoppers up, average spending down

Black Friday verdict: Number of shoppers up, average spending down

A National Retail Federation survey conducted over the weekend confirms the expected: more people spent less.

The changing face of Black Friday

The changing face of Black Friday

The weekend after Thanksgiving remains the biggest shopping event of the year, but the reasons customers pack the stores are changing.

Shifting retailers respond to new 'season of discontent'

Shifting retailers respond to new 'season of discontent'

Smart retailers are combating the tough times with an organizational shift to a customer-centric focus.

Training for unit-level success for holiday 2009

Training for unit-level success for holiday 2009

Products may be set, but people can improve. Here are four practical ways retailers can leverage front-line employees this holiday season.

Five things any retailer can learn from Apple

Five things any retailer can learn from Apple

While most retailers can't lean on Steve Jobs for help with reinvention, there are lessons that all can learn from the Apple/Disney partnership.

Customers are buying down, and opportunities are rising, part 3

Customers are buying down, and opportunities are rising, part 3

Customer-centric experience design is explored in this final installment of "Where's the Opportunity?"  

Smart retailers fight walk-aways at the checkout

Smart retailers fight walk-aways at the checkout

An average of 1.6 percent of customers leaves the checkout queue — and the store — without completing a purchase.

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The warehouse store taught consumers the wonders of buying toilet paper, milk and socks by the pallet. And warehouse stores are no longer just big, cold rooms filled with product en masse; they are part of a unique shopping experience that customers will actually pay a membership fee for.

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