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Anna’s Linens Drives IT Efficiency By Transitioning Stores From Traditional Phones To Voice Over IP
Anna’s needed a way to effectively manage voice changes and standardize on a single platform. Integrating voice and data provided an opportunity to justify a network upgrade and simplify management, but the company had concerns about reliability.
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.
The 7-Eleven Convenience Stores concentrated in Central Oklahoma are independently owned. The company desired a wireless LAN in each of its convenience stores to enable employees to use wireless handheld scanning devices to deliver data to a Retalix inventory control and Demand AnalytX (DAX) system. The DAX system enables the stores’ inventories, especially the most expensive items, to be carefully monitored and adjusted, streamlining operations and saving dollars.
Oberto was founded in Seattle in 1918 by Italian immigrants and is the second largest producer of beef jerky in the nation. The company makes and markets more than 400 varieties of dried meat products, with annual revenue of $220M. It offers meat jerky in beef, pork, and turkey versions, as well as snack sausages. All these goodies are sold under the brand names Lowrey’s Meat Snacks, Pacific Gold Beef Jerky, and Oh Boy Oberto! Oberto also sells all-natural jerky using no preservatives or artificial flavors.
In the last blog, I shared IHL Group’s findings from the “2015 Store Infrastructure Study”. Primarily, I looked at the WiFi results and the realization that stores need to upgrade their networks to support new cloud-based internal and customer-facing applications. Now let’s dig into the security part of the results.
According to the survey, 54% of respondents consider their WAN/LAN network security “currently ready.” Another 34% say they’ll be ready within 12 months.
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.
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.
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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.