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The Benefits And Challenges Of Operating Pop-Up Stores
For those in the retail industry, in which consumer confidence is critical, a recession can drive revenue plummeting. Consumers struggling with fears of job loss, depleted income, increased debt, or other financial concerns, will spend less in stores on luxury and non-priority items. The longer the recession, the tighter consumers cinch their belts. For retailers, effective response to these circumstances is critical.
Today’s pharmacies offer an abundant array of medical and healthcare products, personal care items, household products, and photo processing services. Most drugstore chains also have online stores, and some even house medical clinics to treat common illnesses and minor injuries. In order to provide the best customer service, pharmacy retailers need a robust network that can support fast and secure credit card transactions, efficient back office systems, and today’s high-bandwidth applications.
Today, when the average consumer walks into a grocery store to buy a pound of beef, there is little doubt that what he is buying is exactly one pound of beef. Yet, a century ago, the story was much different.
The little things are often an important part of what makes a brand successful. No one knows that better than Carter’s, Inc., a leading provider of apparel and related products exclusively for babies and young children. The company owns a number of apparel brands, including Carter’s and OshKosh B’gosh, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace.
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), once the sole domain of major corporations and telecom carriers, has gone mainstream and enterprises are increasingly developing strategies to migrate to MPLS-based WAN services. The growing need for companies to reduce costs, increase productivity, support more applications, and ramp up security is driving today's shift to MPLS.
ARTICLES FROM INTEGRATED SOLUITONS FOR RETAILERS
Voice: Critical To Omni-Channel At Advance Auto Parts
Long live telephone sales, especially when $2.4 billion in sales are riding on them. At Advance Auto Parts, MPLS over high-speed DSL ensures every call reaches a destination.
Are You Maximizing Your Mobile Potential?
Mobility is making a huge impact on how retailers deal with everything from inventory visibility to customer experience — with the ultimate goal of increased sales.
The 2013 Annual Resource Guide To Loss Prevention
Retailers are collaborating to fight the rising level of retail crime through LP/AP organizations and by leveraging the huge amount of data new LP/AP technologies supply to benefit operations, sales, and the bottom line. See how the latest technologies are enabling this in The Annual Resource Guide To Loss Prevention.
The Death Of The Channel-Purist Retailer
“Channel segmentation is dangerous business in the age of cross-channel consumers’ high expectations.”
Overhauling IT At BevMo!
Over the course of 24 months, BevMo! leveraged big data and cloud computing to rebuild its entire IT enterprise from the ground up.
EarthLink Retail Solutions
A wave of innovation in retail technology provides opportunities to enhance the way your customers engage while increasing employee productivity and strengthening PCI compliance. But how do you upgrade your stores without driving up costs? EarthLink Business® can help you get more from your IT and communications infrastructure with solutions tailored to store size, application needs and seasonal changes.
PCI Compliance Solutions
EarthLink Business PCI Compliance Validation allows you to verify your level of PCI compliance with easy-to-use, Web-based tools.
Private MPLS WAN
EarthLink Business understands one size does not fit all. EarthLink MPLS allows you to choose from a variety of access types to design a private networking solution that works for each of your locations. We offer a cost-effective and efficient way for you to connect locations on a service platform that is scalable and flexible with a high level of security.
EarthLink Complete™ Voice offers advantages such as increased productivity, cost savings, geographic flexibility and disaster recovery. Explore more information about the EarthLink Complete™ Voice product family by clicking the links below.
Cloud Hosting Services
Reduce your IT operating costs and simplify your server complexity, while gaining flexibility and agility through virtualization with EarthLink Cloud Hosting. Our Cloud Hosting service provides a user-friendly vCloud Director Portal that allows you to create custom Virtual Machines (VM) and on-demand applications. The EarthLink Cloud Architecture leverages highly available firewalls, multiple connectivity options and Storage Area Network (SAN) infrastructure to deliver highly redundant on-demand computing power.
Backup And Disaster Recovery
An affordable cloud based server that replicates your primary server environment and can be quickly scaled to fully replace your primary servers to get your business back up and running.
Epicor To Host Insights Eagle Customer Conference 2015
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, recently announced that it will host the Epicor Insights Eagle Customer Conference 2015 at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, Louisiana. Epicor expects to welcome users of its independent retail business management solutions, Epicor Eagle and Epicor Eagle for the Aftermarket, on February 2-4, 2015.
Retail Realm Looks Forward To Introducing 'Retail Realm Essentials Powered by Microsoft Dynamics' At The NRF "Big Show" 2015
Three top Retail Realm Executives– Afshin Alikhani (Chairman), Yasser Shenouda (CEO) and Rachel Smith (Director of Sales for N. America) have arrived in New York to attend the 2015 National Retail Federation (NRF) “Big Show”, 11-14 January.
Vestis Retail Group Selects Epicor Retail SaaS Solutions To Support Expanding Retail Sporting Goods Apparel And Equipment Business
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for retail, manufacturing, distribution, and services organizations, recently announced that Vestis Retail Group, which operates Bob's Stores, Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS) and Sport Chalet, has selected Epicor Retail Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions to power its expanding retail sporting goods apparel and equipment business.
Stage Stores Partners With Ingenico Group And Chase Paymentech To Enhance Cyber Security
From NRF 2015, Ingenico Group, global leader in seamless payment, recently announced that Stage Stores, a leading neighborhood retailer that delivers brand-name family apparel in 40 states across the U.S., implemented with Chase Paymentech point-to-point encryption (P2PE) for its almost 900 stores in the US.
EarthLink Launches Enhanced PCI Compliance Solutions At Gartner Symposium/ITxpo
EarthLink Holdings Corp., a leading managed network and cloud solutions provider for multi-location businesses, recently announced the launch of its new, comprehensive PCI Compliance Solutions suite at the 2014 Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, Booth # 1120.
NETWORKING SOLUTIONS MULTIMEDIA
Enabling Secure Guest Wi-Fi With Social Login
Learn about Aerohive’s Social Login functionality, which enables retailers to gain insight into valuable demographics about shoppers when they opt-in to connect to the secure guest wi-fi.
EarthLink Business At NRF 2014: Hosted Voice
For many retailers, omni-channel is about ensuring a consistent experience from the Web to mobile devices to the physical store. But what about the phones? What’s the experience for customers who call in, and what can you do to improve it – increasing sales in the process?