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How to Win with Retail Analytics

Posted May 20th, 2016

Retailers that fail to take full advantage of advanced analytics and business intelligence capabilities may be missing out on countless opportunities to improve business performance in their retail operations. In fact, there is no knowing what game-changing insights (or even less-monumental, yet valuable, nuggets of information) their mountains of data may yield if only it were properly mined and analyzed. This is true for all retailers, regardless of size, number of stores or the category in which they operate.
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Retail POS and Management Systems: 6 Buying Considerations

Posted March 18th, 2016

Upgrades to retail management and POS systems are today at a historically high level. In fact, according to research conducted for The 2015 Smart Decision Guide to Retail POS and Management Systems (currently available for complimentary download), more than one-third (34%) of retailers that have not purchased a new system within the past 3 years indicate that they plan to do so in the next 12 months.

In selecting a new system, the buying considerations are sure to depend to a large extent on a retailer’s specific size and category as well as its differing priorities.

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Why Retailers Need to Harness the Power of Advanced Analytics

Posted January 7th, 2016

Retailers that fail to take full advantage of advanced analytics and business intelligence capabilities may be missing out on countless opportunities to improve business performance in their retail operations. In fact, there is no knowing what game-changing insights (or even less-monumental, yet valuable, nuggets of information) their mountains of data may yield if only it were properly mined and analyzed. This is true for all retailers, regardless of size, number of stores or the category in which they operate.

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Make the Cash Register Ring by Upgrading Your Retail Management and POS System

Posted October 2nd, 2015

It used to be that a retail point-of-sale (POS) system was little more than a glorified cash register. It scanned merchandise and recorded transactions. What a difference a few years of intense technology innovation can make. Today, an integrated retail management and POS system is coming to serve as the central hub of all of a merchant’s operations, fueling sales, marketing and customer service activities across multiple channels while providing visibility into everything from financial and operational performance to merchandise inventory status, customer order fulfillment and loyalty program profiles.

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