Mobile point of sale (mPOS) is a revolutionary change retailers can implement in their stores to offer customers a more intimate and convenient shopping experience. When customers don’t have to stand in lines and sales associates don’t have to take customers to a central counter, this creates a distributed sales process which pleases customers. It also empowers sales associates and allows retailers to reimagine and modernize their store floors.
When it comes to growing a retail business, everyone can use a little help. Fortunately, there are numerous apps, software programs and tools that can help merchants manage everything from inventory to staff. Below are five must-have tech tools for retailers.
A strong ecommerce presence is an essential prerequisite for survival in today’s hyper-connected marketplace. Transitioning to a new platform can be expensive and time-consuming, and success hinges on your ability to effectively address several key points.
To meet the needs of the growing number of mobile users among shoppers, retailers agree that mobile must be the number one priority for their digital business in 2014.
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Research demonstrates that digital content is the most powerful influence in buying decisions. This fourth annual study by Cisco Consulting Services examines technology-based shopping behaviors and their impact on the retail industry.
Digital commerce continues to evolve at an explosive pace; International Data Corp. (IDC) forecasts revenue for digital commerce applications will grow at an 18.8 percent rate to $4.1 billion through 2017. Improved ecommerce provides more options and better services leading to greater sales.
Everything is important when it comes to running your business. As an online store owner, getting money from point A, your website, to point B, your bank account, should be at or near the top of your priority list. New payment technologies surface daily to make this process safer and easier.
Savvy consumers know better than to pay full price for anything in today’s marketplace. Many people are using an array of tools to maximize benefits and discounts to get the best deals on the products they want.
User experience is paramount in today’s world of extreme competition full of independent, sophisticated consumers. In general, user experience refers to how people feel when they use a particular technology, and is often applied in regards to websites and apps. In the past, this was a relatively simple process that meant designing the website to be easy to navigate, nice to look at and quick to load.