Mainstreet Retail & Restaurant Blog

Our insights into retail and the technologies that drive customer engagement

Retail technology perspectives & challenges

Our Retail Technology Executive Roundtable Results Retailer Perspectives   Retail technology executives from leading retailers recently participated in a Store Systems networking event hosted by Mainstreet, […]

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Honoring our veterans

Mainstreet supports K9s for Warriors Mainstreet recently was honored to co-sponsor Yappy Hour DFW, an event devoted to increasing awareness and fundraising for K9s for […]

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Beyond retail mobility: engage customers & keep the sale

Our guest blog from Mike Kearby, President, AML When it comes to brick-and-mortar retail, the utilization of mobile technology is hands-down the leading vehicle for […]

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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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