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An Inspired Vision on Top 10 Retail Technologies for 2015

Guest blog from Tony D’Onofrio, Vice-President for Global Accounts / Source Tagging at Tyco Retail Solutions, Visionary and recognized as one of “Vend’s Top 50 […]

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Retail Systems: AML & Mainstreet Inc. join forces

Partnership offers interactive customer engagement technology to retailers New partnership combines customer engagement technology with value-added services to provide retailers with tools to facilitate true omni-channel […]

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Mobile systems boost retail stores

Mobility ranks in the top 3 retailer priorities for 2015 Mobile systems are proving to be an important in-store component of effective omnichannel retailing.  They […]

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Mobile payment industry: news, deals & buys

Apple Pay, PayPal, Google Wallet/Android Pay, Samsung Pay, CurrentC The mobile payment industry is rapidly changing as both new players and established providers step up […]

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IoT Retail: Retail’s Internet of Every Thing

    How the IoT Retail is revolutionizing retail models The Internet of Things (IoT), or to use the term coined by major contributor Cisco, the […]

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Bricks & Clicks: online merchants disrupt traditional retail stores

technology invigorates ‘brick and mortar’ retail stores Amazon@Purdue, Warby Parker, Rebecca Minkoff, Birchbox   Brick-and-mortar retail got a big boost this week when Amazon announced […]

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Retail checkout innovation in the Internet of Things

Satisfying the need for speed at the POS checkout   From Cisco’s Retail Insights series:  Retailers still need to take care of the basics even […]

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Solutions for retail store closings

Macy’s, jcp, Abercrombie, Office Depot, Aeropostale are some of the retailers reducing store counts   One thing that’s for certain in retail….change is a reality. […]

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EMV implementation guide for retailers

Pymnts.com article gives retailers a step-by-step guide to EMV implementation Fraud related to counterfeit cards has been essentially eliminated fraud in countries where EMV is […]

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Top 10 Women in Retail Technology

Female executives make their mark on the world of retail technology Chain Store Age selects 10 female retail technology executives who have truly demonstrated leadership, […]

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Is CurrentC retail’s alternative to Apple Pay?

UPDATE: When we originally researched and posted this blog, prior to Apple Pay’s October 20th launch, it appeared that MCX CurrentC could be a strong […]

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Mobile payments kick-started by Apple Pay?

Insights and observations about Apple Pay’s ease of use, consumer feedback and impact on mobile payments. Dallas Morning News article by Maria Halkias, Oct 22 […]

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