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July is Independent Retailer Month when we celebrate and support local, independent retail stores across the US. The reasons to shop local are compelling: When you shop locally owned-businesses, money will stay in the community 3 times longer creating more jobs in the community.    A dollar spent at an independent, local retail store is usually spent...

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Amazon breaks into the top 10 Recap https://nrf.com/news/top-100-retailers Chart https://nrf.com/2014/top100-table ‘The current retail revolution isn’t about overthrowing the old elite, it’s about the speed with which the old dogs are learning new tricks.  Amazon aside, the largest e-commerce merchants remain those that started in bricks-and-mortar.  Some 85% of leading e-commerce retailer...

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Insights & observations Mobile POS, M&A activity within the major OEM’s, retailers closing stores, others planning major POS investments within the next 12 to 24 months, omni-channel integration — these are just some of the factors that are impacting the retail POS industry. We interviewed Mainstreet Inc.’s cross-functional team of POS experts to share their...

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