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

Free PCI Upgrades with VoIP Adoption

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Hughes




A new experience of the retail world, by Smart Traffik

90% of retail purchases still happen in Brick and mortar. The store experience is still the preferred way of shopping. But being digitally savvy, shoppers have access to internet anywhere, anytime, they are constantly connected. And this inevitably changes the way they shop. Find out todays market trends in this White Paper!

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Smart Traffik




NOT ALL SD-WANS ARE CREATED EQUAL

Simplifying SD-WAN

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Hughes


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Brookstone CEO: Product development, brand, channels are key focus ahead

Specialty retailer Brookstone has weathered more than a few challenges, including bankruptcy, but is finding success once again with a strong product, brand and consumer focus.

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.

Sorry Jim Cramer, malls won't ever be ghost towns

During his flamboyant declarations about malls and their impending doom, Jim Cramer asks another financial analyst if he's been at a mall lately. The analyst says no, adding that he doesn't go to malls. I'm thinking the same might be true for Jim Cramer.

FastCasual's parent company launching FoodTruckOperator.com

Networld Media Group will launch FoodTruckOperator.com on April 1. It will cover industry trends and news, profile business owners and explore the technologies and tools available to help operators grow their businesses.

Omnichannel retailer aims to give beauty industry a complete makeover

Birchbox is much more than an new beauty retailer. It's striving to define a new realm in customer experience and an innovative omnichannel strategy.

Home renovation design experience goes high tech at Lowe's

Lucky Lowe's shoppers in Seattle will be using Microsoft HoloLens for kitchen design efforts.

Starbucks loyalty change brews anger, filters out value of experience

The shift in how members of My Starbucks Rewards earn stars may be a test of its customer loyalty, but with the program's expanding mobile payment and other features, the change also underscores the unrecognized value of data among its members.

Data insight key ingredient to Hershey’s sweet retail experience success

Information, and analyzing data, is a prime reason why Hershey is succeeding in a very competitive retail industry.

Navigating the crossover: Fast casualization of the restaurant industry

Switching into fast casual dining requires more than getting food to the table quicker. It demands new strategies from menu decisions to customer experience elements.

Pop-ups: From temporary to trendsetting.

Brands are using pop-ups to create eye-catching and exclusive encounters that shake up their customers’ routines and create buzz.

Online personal touch can prove as elusive as finding boat sneakers in the fall

The personal experience can be missing at even the most tenured ecommerce retailers as a search for white sneakers reveals.

Why retailers' collaboration is more than a win-win, it's a win-win-win

Collaboration and partnerships between retailers are more common than ever, and that's a great thing for veteran retailers and newcomers launching products. It's great for the consumer as well.

Argo Tea talks exceeding tea-lover expectations while advancing product innovation

It's not easy being a beverage player these days as consumers want everything from great flavors to healthy options, and increasing competition is only making it more difficult.

Staples debuts entrepreneurial product portfolio

The seven winners of the Crowd2Shelf tech innovation contest are within consumers' reach at Staples.com.

Witness: The crumbling tenents of quality customer experience

Was it a social experiment? No clue, but it clearly wasn't a warm fuzzy consumer interaction.

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For every niche and need, there is a retailer. Those niches might not be huge in and of themselves, but great profits can be reaped by meeting one very particular need better than anyone else.

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