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Are Smartphones Selling Short Your Profits?
Is your retail loss prevention strategy as up to date as your inventory, services and marketing? If not, it could be affecting your bottom line. Many companies overlook how newer technologies may impact their loss prevention strategies. Today’s smartphones are a good example. They have emerged as a preferred, and successful, tool of the dishonest. Having a well-defined smartphone policy can help protect your profits.
The pace of mobile shopping continues to accelerate, with global revenue through mobile commerce expected to grow from approximately $2 billion in 2013 to $62 billion over the next five years'.
Enabling real-time, enterprise-wide voice communication—from store floors to warehouses and DCs—doesn’t have to be a rip-and-replace proposition.
Why embracing the smartphone as a marketing channel is a sound strategy in the battle for discretionary consumer spending.
Generally most of us do not have high expectations when going into a retail store. Most of my experiences have been either a sales associate is standing over my shoulder being an irritant or you cannot find anyone. I have actually seen in a number of big box retailers sales associates looking down at the floor as they walk past you so as to not make eye contact. This is why I keep writing about the magic point of engagement with your customers.
ARTICLES FROM INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS FOR RETAILERS
Three Keys To The Mobile Consumer: Strategy, Preparation, And Adoption
As retailers struggle to execute their own mobile strategies, consumers aren’t waiting around. Here’s how to catch up with — and capitalize on — the smartphone’s influence.
Cutting-Edge Supply Chain Strategies: Omni-Channel’s Next Big Thing
Consumer expectations of a seamless omni-channel experience are reinventing the supply chain.
Inside The Front-End Changes At Lowe’s
How the Fortune 500 retailer improved the customer experience with a 50% reduction in false EAS alarms, reducing shrink and mitigating associate risk along the way.
Preventing Operational Loss
Identifying the breakdowns that cause operational loss is challenging enough. What about prevention?
Employee Self-Service Impact On Labor Scheduling
How should retailers create a schedule that caters to the customer when employees have a greater say in when they work?
Lucas Mobile Work Execution
The Future of Mobile Work
Lucas Mobile Work Execution solutions make hands-on warehouse processes easier and better for workers, and give supervisors new tools to view and manage associate performance, balance work-in-process, and adjust operations to changing needs. The solutions help DCs adapt to new demands without changing WMS or host systems, improve associate productivity, and increase order and inventory accuracy. Beyond voice picking, this is the future of mobile work.
Twisted Pair’s WAVE ® software simplifies communications for enterprises of all sizes by removing technology barriers to seamless interoperability. Unique for its software-only approach and compelling for its unmatched functionality, flexibility and performance, WAVE connects and extends the IP-centric enterprise and the mobile workforce using two-way radio systems, smartphones, desktop IP phones, PCs and industry-standard unified communication and collaboration applications.
Toshiba TCxGravity represents a new class of point-of-commerce solution that makes the store a seamless extension of a customer-centric, “omni-channel” experience—an evolution of cross-channel retailing that finally empowers consumers to buy anywhere, get anywhere and return anywhere.
Mobile Apps Designed for Ease and Efficiency
Jennifer™ is the voice and name of the Lucas mobile application and the core component of our voice picking and Mobile Work Execution solutions. Jennifer Mobile streamlines hands-on processes for warehouse associates who wear headsets and a rugged mobile computer that allow them to communicate with Jennifer in a two-way conversation.
Mobile Surveys From CFI Group
Smartphones are quickly becoming the preferred method for online browsing and communication for many of your key customers. According to Microsoft research, mobile internet usage is projected to overtake desktop internet usage by 2014. Are you ready?
The Dayforce commitment to cutting edge technology means we are constantly improving access and streamlining the user interface across platforms and devices.
RETAIL MOBILITY NEWS
Honeywell And Microsoft Collaborate To Strengthen User Experience For Enterprise-Grade Mobile Devices
Honeywell has joined with Microsoft Corp. to deliver the Windows Embedded 8.1 Handheld platform to Honeywell’s latest mobile solution, the Dolphin 75e mobile computer. By taking advantage of this latest operating system, enterprise companies in manufacturing, retail, and transport and logistics can enhance security, improve the user experience and streamline mobile device management.