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5 Reasons Why Merchants Should Use An Embedded POS System
For merchants, the need for a reliable POS system is irrefutable. They speed up the check out process, efficiently manage inventory, and monitor sales so that business owners can keep a pulse on what is happening within their daily operations. Unfortunately, POS Systems can also potentially require a good amount of costly upkeep. With the myriad of POS options available in today’s marketplace, selecting the right POS system to meet your business needs can be a daunting task.
Modell's Sporting Goods Reduces Time Spent Scheduling By 77% With WFM Solution
As Modell’s experienced continued growth in the United States throughout the last decade, a number of business needs were identified that couldn’t be satisfied with their existing workforce management solution. Visibility was nonexistent, in terms of how stores were spending their payroll, and there was also no capability to calculate the ratio of sales to non-sales related activity in stores. In terms of scheduling, visibility was also limited.
BJ's Wholesale Club Achieves Centralized Control And Wall-To-Wall Scheduling Capability With WFM Solution
Tremendous growth and continuous expansion for the company brought on new kinds of HR and operational challenges as systems became older and outdated, while the number of employees increased. Separate systems were being utilized for time and attendance and labor management, requiring the development of an interface to share data across the two platforms. Clubs did not have wall-to-wall capability for comprehensive labor forecasting and scheduling using different staffing requirements, policies, and standards, which is considered a necessity with the growing number of employees and needs in today’s retail world.
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IN-STORE SYSTEMS/OPERATIONS INDUSTRY PODCASTS
Leverage Digital Signage & Kiosks To Improve Customer Experience
As always, we're here to help retail executives make informed decisions about technology and operations solutions for all their sales channels. In that spirit, our discussion topic today is improving the customer experience in the store. Our guest today, to help give us an expert’s point of view, is Alexandra Sneed, marketing manager for Verizon Enterprise Solutions.
The Continuously Evolving Receipt
Receipts are evolving right before our eyes. From digital options to coupons and advertisements, the role of the receipt is continuously evolving in retail. Here Bob Johns, editor with Integrated Solutions For Retailers magazine, talks with Jon Levin, product integration manager with Star Micronics, about the changing role of the receipt.
Mobile’s Impact On Retail
Mobility is changing retail both for the customer and the associates. Here Bob Johns, editor with Integrated Solutions For Retailers Magazine, talks with Kevin Price, founder and CEO of AccuCode to discuss how retailers can deal with the changing mobile environment.
Retail WFM — Enhancing Customer Service While Maximizing Efficiency
Join Bob Johns, editor with Integrated Solutions For Retailers magazine, as he discusses the major changes in workforce management (WFM) with Bob Clements, senior VP at Axsium Group.
WFM Is Conquering Real-World Issues In Retail
Workforce management (WFM) is taking the lead in in helping retailers deal with shrinking margins and slim budgets. Join me as I sit down with Jim Hoefflin, president and CEO of Empower Software Solutions, to discuss how WFM is helping retailers now, and into the future.
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|New technologies are helping small to midsize retailers understand their business better and are leveling the playing field with the big retailers.||With brand-new, digital paths-to-purchase, retailers are absorbing what those changes mean to their businesses — step up or get left behind.||Industry reports confirm that the CMO must take ownership of the customer experience as shopper behavior and new technology transform the retail industry.|
Infinite Peripherals Introduces First Enterprise Mobility Device For IPhone 6
Leading enterprise mobility device provider Infinite Peripherals, Inc. (IPC) recently launched the Linea Pro 6, the first enterprise mobility device that is compatible with the recently released Apple iPhone 6.
RETAIL INDUSTRY VIDEOS
Retail Predictive Analytics On Big Data And The Cloud
Leon Katsnelson, IBM Big Data, and Cloud program director, discusses why IBM partnered with Retalon to deliver predictive analytics technology to retailers.
Shane Co. Increases Sales By 20% With Predictive Analytics
Tom Shane, Founder, and Executive Chairman at Shane Co. (Largest privately owned jewelry retailer in America) talks about Retalon Predictive Analytics.
Predictive Analytics A Great Fit At Follett
Tom Dillon, VP of Merchandising Systems at Follett, a $2.7 Billion retailer with over 900 stores across North America talks about why Retalon Predictive Analytics was a great fit for their business.
Inter-Store Inventory Balancing (Predictive Analytics)
Retalon's Inter-Store Inventory Balancing process tracks real-time demand changes for all SKUs in all stores, and generates intra-stores transfer schedules for merchandise that can be sold faster at full price elsewhere.