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Macaroni Grill Chooses Aerohive For PCI Compliance And Wi-Fi Management
Boosting productivity for highly mobile area directors was a priority for Macaroni Grill when it set out to deploy Wi-Fi across its restaurants. But because credit cards are how people typically pay for a restaurant meal, Wi-Fi security was equally important to the nationwide restaurant chain.
Supermarkets Maintains Superior Customer Service With Wi-Fi Solution
In 1965, Roger Drake commenced his supermarket retailing career with the Coles Group. In 1974 Roger established his own business by purchasing his first store in Adelaide, South Australia. The company has since grown and now owns 57 stores throughout South Australia and Queensland, with a turnover in excess of $1B and 5500 employees nationally. Drakes Supermarkets is the largest independent grocery retailer in Australia and specialises in supermarket retailing. In addition to their supermarket stores, the company operates a liquor store and several news agencies.
Convenience Store Achieves Unified Networking With Cloud Solution
Located throughout central Oregon, Dari Mart operates 45 convenience stores with 500 employees. Started in 1965, Dari Mart is a family business and prides itself on delivering the most natural and freshest milk products to its stores. It accomplishes this via 48-hour delivery to each of its stores from its company-owned dairy, Lochmead Farms, one of the largest independent dairy farms in the Pacific Northwest.
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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.
|Tech Spending 2015: The Any-Channel Revolution Takes Shape||Tier 1 Best Practices On An SMR Budget||Mobile In Retail: Reality Sets In|
|In 2014, retail investments focused on the consumer experience. In 2015, retail technology spending will meet shoppers’ collective calls for seamless engagement in any channel.||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.|
RETAIL IN-STORE SYSTEMS
The In-Store Systems and Operations resource center focuses on products and content in the Kiosk, Digital Signage, Merchandise Management, Payment Processing, POS Peripheral, POS Solution, Workforce Management, Task Management, and In-Store Mobile Technology.
Kiosks and Digital Signage include in-store and exterior displays of any scale that utilize unique features, graphics, tablets, displays, and other technology to attract customers and/or allow them to interact with products. These displays can include point-of-purchase displays, retail display kiosks, and interactive kiosks.
Merchandise management software helps retailers manage merchandising, inventory control, sales promotion, and other topics. Merchandise management solutions allow you to analyze, order, price, and distribute your inventory throughout your channels, often with real-time data. Many merchandise management solutions integrate with ERP systems and other common software.
POS Peripherals and POS Solutions encompass the large range of POS hardware and software that is available to retailers. POS peripherals include cash registers, cash drawers, receipt printers, mobile printers, tablets, handhelds, rugged devices, and more. POS solutions encompass the different types of POS software that is available including on-premise, software-as-a-service, and hybrid services.
Workforce Management and Task Management software provide retailers with a way to electronically approve, execute, and verify tasks, track employee time, schedule and monitor shifts, predict shift requirements, and much more.
Experience Star Micronics’ Mobile, POS, And Customer Engagement Solutions At The 104th Annual NRF Convention
Star Micronics America, a leading global manufacturer of mobile, POS, and customer engagement solutions, will be exhibiting their new solutions at the 104th Annual National Retail Federation Convention.
RETAIL INDUSTRY VIDEOS
How To Improve Your High Picking Rate Environment
This video discusses how OPEX's Perfect Pick solution can significantly improve multiple aspects of your high-volume picking environment.
EarthLink Secure Storefront
EarthLink can securely connect and protect your store network while helping you engage with customers and differentiate your in-store experience.
Fast Receipt Printer Demo By CognitiveTPG At NRF 2015
One of the products at the 2015 NRF show that caught my eye – though my eyes couldn’t quite catch up to it – was the A799II thermal receipt printer by CognitiveTPG. Promoted as the “fastest receipt printer,” the A799 shows in this video it can print the over 4,500-word United States Constitution in about 9 seconds. Cognitive executives told me the demonstration was inspired by French artist/engineer Thibault Brevet who presented at the SXSW Conference in 2014.
Making Retail Personal With Aerohive’s Personalized Engagement Platform
Learn how Aerohive is enabling retailers of all sizes to increase productivity, engage customers, and grow their businesses.