Did you know that 78 percent of smartphone data goes across Wi-Fi?
Valentine’s Day is that special day of the year when we all like to show our affections for some of the most important people in our lives.
Generating more revenue is undoubtedly one of the most important long-term goals of any ecommerce store.
An insidious threat is putting many retail and hospitality POS systems at risk. This fatal flaw in the installation of these systems takes many of them down each day across the country, creating serious problems for countless stores and restaurants.
Good retail is dependent upon a variety of factors, but ultimately comes down to powerful and actionable strategies designed to maximize sales. Running an effective business is much more complex than a case of opening a store and hoping for the best.
Retailers understand the importance of branding and promoting an image for their stores. Most retailers spend time and money promoting their image, a concept that includes everything from designing logos to running ad campaigns, to producing shopping bags.
Each passing day is bringing you closer to the busiest shopping season of the year. Last year, online sales reached over $54.5 billion in November and December, according to eMarketer. The National Retail Federation expects a 13 percent increase in online retail sales this year. It is important to plan for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the last minute Christmas Bonanza as early as possible.
By Jon Stine, Director Retail, Cisco Consulting Services At Cisco, we work with many industry leading retailers and educators across the country to help them connect with consumers, students, parents and faculty. We watch closely any technology trends that show an increased adoption and what this means for our customers. Of late, we see infinite […]
Independent retailers are stocking up for holiday sales, and toys for children are a big part of many merchants’ gift inventory. The Best Toys for Kids 2013, presented by The American Specialty Toy and Retailing Association (ASTRA), names toys that promote creative play, incorporate innovative design features and maintain exceptional safety standards. ASTRA’s list names the following 21 toys in 13 categories:
Retailers saw gains in July, specifically in many back-to-school categories like clothing and sporting goods, as July retail sales excluding automobiles, gas stations and restaurants increased 0.3 percent seasonally adjusted from June and increased 5.0 percent unadjusted year-over-year. July marks 13 consecutive months of retail sales gains, the National Retail Federation (NRF) reports. July retail […]