The Future of Grocery – How Millennials are Changing Grocery Shopping Habits
April 16, 2019 | Post by Carlos Soto | 0 Comments
Pew Research estimates that millennials will overtake baby boomers as America’s largest generation in 2019, while Accenture shows that each year millennials spend approximately $600 billion. For grocery retailers, this means that it’s impossible to ignore this huge market and the differences in their grocery shopping habits. The following four trends will demonstrate how you can capitalize on this opportunity for long-term success.
Turning Your Restaurant Into a Smart Restaurant With Analytics
April 10, 2019 | Post by Trent Tursi | 0 Comments
Smart restaurants are here. As franchise locations introduce new digital technology, they will have more ability to collect, analyze, and use data. With these insights, quick service restaurants (QSRs) will be able to hone in on their competitive edge and increase the number of repeat customers they receive, which in turn can lead to higher revenue, stronger profits, and sustained growth.
Competitive Grocery Retail
March 13, 2019 | Post by Tom Besselman | 0 Comments
Revolutionary change is hitting grocery retail.
Online sales in the U.S are predicted to reach $100 billion by the year 2025, capturing 20 percent of the grocery market. Households are expected to spend $850 per year on food and beverage purchases online.
The Future of Retail: 3 Ways to Modernize Specialty Stores
November 27, 2018 | Post by Tom Besselman | 0 Comments
The retail industry has undergone massive changes in the past few years and new technologies have been at the forefront of the majority of these changes. From Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Virtual Reality (VR) in retail stores, all the way to the use of chatbots and virtual assistants, technology has disrupted the way retailers and customers interact. Having these innovations available begs the question, what is the future of retail?
Myth Busters – Overcoming the Fear of Modernizing the Retail Experience
November 19, 2018 | Post by Tom Besselman | 0 Comments
For many retailers, the idea of modernization can be overwhelming and intimidating. To help you overcome these fears, we debunk three of the most common myths we hear from retailers so that you have a better understanding of what you need to do to get started.
Wireless Failover – Keep Your Business Connected Even When Landlines Are Down
September 07, 2018 | Post by Bruce Tiff | 1 Comments
Modern businesses rely on the internet to function and when connectivity goes down everything stops.
Your NRF 2018 Survival Guide – 12 Tips to Surviving the Big Show
January 04, 2018 | Post by Tom Alvey | 0 Comments
NRF is called the BIG Show for a reason. With over 18,000 retailers from more than 95 countries, it’s a huge event. Surviving all three days can be a real grind, but it’s totally worth it when you get back to the office and reflect on how much you were able to accomplish. Still, staying sharp over the course of the show can be hard. So to help, we’ve put together this short NRF Survival Guide.
Getting Ready For NRF 2018 – Your Preshow Guide to Retail’s Biggest Show
December 07, 2017 | Post by Tom Alvey | 0 Comments
The NRF Big Show is one of retail’s largest industry events of the year. NRF boasts that there are over 35,000 attendees and more than 600 exhibitors, making this a one of a kind opportunity to see the future of retail, make new connections, and learn from industry experts. It can also be a bit overwhelming as you start to plan, which is why we’re here to help you make the most of your three days at the show.
Automated Store Support and Repair – How the Self Healing Store Saves Time and Money
November 08, 2017 | Post by Ken Jackowitz | 0 Comments
Close your eyes. Imagine there’s a store that can automatically detect common problems, such as network downtime, POS failures, or device malfunctions. Instead of calling a technician and waiting for them to diagnose the issue, order parts, and return to fix it, the store can leverage automated processes to rapidly solve the problem without the need for any human intervention.
How Design Thinking Can Help Retailers Create A Better Customer Experience And Achieve Their Digital Future
October 25, 2017 | Post by Ken Jackowitz | 0 Comments
Retailers are in the midst of a fundamental shift. Driven by the need to create exceptional customer experiences and deliver against increasing competition, retailers are turning to technological innovations. So what can you do to create a better experience and design your digital future?