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Six things you should know about EMV compliance and the liability shift!

October 15 of this year is the target date for retailers to implement the new EMV credit card standard. Retailers are not mandated to have the new technology in place, and in fact it is estimated that over 50% of...

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R.E.T.A.I.L (2)

R: Remember why you started your business and reconfirm it as your guiding principle E: E-Commerce is growing at a rate of 4-5% annually which is greater than in stores sales. If you not meeting that growth maybe you site...

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Another retail initiative that’s a race t the bottom!

Nordstrom’s just announced they are launching a curbside pickup at twenty of their stores. Nordstrom’s has been at the forefront of omni –channel fulfillment. The new initiative is another step toward providing the ultimate convenience to shoppers. One of the...

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Retail is all about –R-E-S-P-E-C-T!

R: Recent data is the most relevant data to use when analyzing both customers and inventory. E: Everybody’s voice counts. Listen to any feedback from customers and employees. Good or bad it’s all valuable. S: Sales are old school retail....

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The Omni channel challenge!

Omni channel has become the new hot topic in retail. The concept is to allow the customer to buy in-store or online and choose if they want their purchase delivered or to pick it up at any store location. The...

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Omni- Channel, think before you leap!

Omni-channel is the hot topic this year. The concept is simple enough, allow a customer to buy online or at any store and have it shipped or pick up at any store. Amazon is partnering with local pick up locations...

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It’s a thin line, or is it?

Five things retail should do to avoid having their marketing message becoming background noise: At first consumers were reluctant to give retailers their contact information but this has slowly eroded once there was a quid pro quo. You can have...

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Shiny new software, look before you leap!

The credit card compliance issue has forced many retailers to consider upgrading or replacing their POS software. If it’s been a while since they looked at new software their seeing systems that offer a wide range of new features and...

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