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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.

How Network Operations Can Improve Customer Satisfaction

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.

Weights And Measures Laws: Can Using A Price Checking Device Provide An Exemption To The Law?

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.

Carter's Retail Network Of The Future

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.

Key Factors To Consider When Selecting Your MPLS Provider

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.

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  • 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.

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  • EarthLink Retail Solutions
    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
    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
    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.

  • Voice Services
    Voice Services

    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
    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
    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.

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  • 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?

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