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FEATURED IN-STORE/OPERATIONS CONTENT

  • Retail Mobility Problems: The Symptom, Cause, And Treatment
    Retail Mobility Problems: The Symptom, Cause, And Treatment

    Retail operations are complicated systems that require constant attention. Experienced professionals understand that getting even the smallest parts of operations right can mean the difference between success and failure. In today’s retail landscape, it’s important for stores to be as lean and productive as possible. A common technique for maximizing productivity is arming employees with the tools they need to be successful, including mobile devices. But, what happens when these tools are underperforming?

  • Why WFM Won't Work Without Associate Engagement
    Why WFM Won't Work Without Associate Engagement

    Workforce management software holds great savings potential for retailers, but WFM professionals must ensure associates are engaged in the process.

  • The Bandwidth Bottleneck
    The Bandwidth Bottleneck

    For the past few months, my colleagues and I have been traveling the country, hosting CIO dinners. We do so to learn about key issues and trends and to provide a venue for CIOs to share experiences with their peers. Lots of good food but even better conversations.

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CURRENT ISSUE

Introducing Innovative Retail Technologies

Introducing Innovative Retail Technologies

This will be the last issue of Integrated Solutions For Retailers to hit your mailbox. Starting with our next issue, September/October, you will receive Innovative Retail Technologies.

Identifying New DC Operations

Identifying New DC Operations

Omni-channel consumer demand has pushed the connection between shoppers and goods deeper into the supply chain, creating fundamental shifts in DC operations.

A Year’s Worth Of Sales In 3 Months

A Year’s Worth Of Sales In 3 Months

Think Christmas is important to your business? It’s almost everything to Cherry Hill Photo. Here’s how a unique retailer ensures it captures every sale.

2015 Priority — Protecting Your POS

2015 Priority — Protecting Your POS

How does EMV impact your PCI Data Security Standard compliance efforts, and what business benefits can it provide?

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IN-STORE SYSTEMS/OPERATIONS INDUSTRY PODCASTS

  • Why Retailers Of Every Size Should Care About The Internet Of Things

    Join ISR’s Executive Editor, Erin Harris, as she talks to Adan Pope, CTO at ShopperTrak about the Internet of Things’ (IoT) impact on retail. During this insightful podcast, you’ll learn the true definition of IoT and why it matters to retailers of every size. You’ll also learn what IoT done right looks like in today’s evolved retail landscape.

  • 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.

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SPECIAL FEATURE

Tech Spending 2015: The Any-Channel Revolution Takes Shape Tier 1 Best Practices On An SMR Budget Mobile In Retail: Reality Sets In
Tech Spending 2015 SMR Supplement 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.

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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.

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RETAIL INDUSTRY VIDEOS

  • Which WAN Is Right For Your Business?
    Which WAN Is Right For Your Business?

    Businesses with operations distributed across multiple, geographically dispersed locations have an increasingly critical need for virtual private networks to interconnect their locations.  Most choose between the two most common types of IP-based VPNs: IPsec and MPLS. Other options include private line and metro Ethernet.

  • Partnership With EarthLink Enables Charming Charlie To Drive Innovation

    Jamie Jamieson, Sr. Director of IT at Charming Charlie, discusses how EarthLink's secure, high-performing connectivity enables his business to focus on innovation in its high-growth industry.

  • Gold’s Gym Ups Its Strategic Game By Minimizing Day-to-Day Operations Focus

    Bill Floyd, CIO of Gold's Gym, discusses how EarthLink has helped Gold's Gym minimize its focus on day-to-day operations and create a better customer experience.

  • The Anatomy Of A Retail Breach
    The Anatomy Of A Retail Breach

    EarthLink's Managed Security Monitoring watches over your IT and network services and detects security events before they become disruptive and costly data breaches, which means you spend less time reacting to security issues and more time focusing on strategic IT activities.

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