The 2018 Definitive Retail Success Formulas

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

"Step with care and great tact, and remember that Shopping's a Great Balancing Act." Understand first your unique value propositions in the retail model spectrum. Find your technological link to personalized communications with the consumer. Prepare to pivot to new technology platforms

Are Small Retail IT Resellers An Endangered Species?

submitted by Jim Roddy

Based on some of my recent phone calls and discussions at the ScanSource Global Partner Conference (Nov. 7-9 in Greenville, SC) and the Retail Realm Conference (Nov. 12-14 in Las Vegas), I’ve got a mammoth question to drop on you: Are small POS resellers an endangered species?

The Quintessential Leadership Success Formula

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

Career & Life Advice from Tom Cruise, Don Corleone, & Rocky Balboa . Prepare to succeed through gobs of reticent preparation, have fun knowing that your audience prefers inspiration, and do not ever forget that success is a team sport by saying thank you.

The Magical Internet-of-Things (IoT) Journey Is Just Getting Started

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

RFID - From Espionage to IoT Immersive Customer Experiences. Brands "are still in the product and service mentality rather than a service and frictionless mentality." The magical Internet-of-Things (IoT) journey with RFID as one of the technologies is just getting started.

15 Types of Posts That Do Extremely Well on Instagram

submitted by Francesca Nicasio

What type of content should you be posting on Instagram? That’s what this post aims to answer. Here are posts that typically do well on Instagram.

The Disruptive Future of Retail Loss Prevention

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

Consumer Trends Collide with Increased Theft Opportunities. Security business as usual will not be an option. The CXX suite will demand new loss prevention solutions that do not detract from differentiated immersive brand experiences.

Retail Analytics: How to Use Data to Win More Sales and Customers

submitted by Francesca Nicasio

Data is only as good as how you use it. This post tackles 5 powerful ways to leverage data to make smarter decisions and be a more awesome retailer overall.

Welcome to Omnichannel Retail Loss Prevention

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

Zones of Influence and Innovation Chains are the Future of Retail. Retail crime is multi-dimensional and increasingly its dark side thrives on the internet. By the time an offender is at the retail shelf intent on stealing a particular product, substantial online homework has taken place.

RetailNOW 2017 Review: Years Of POS Intelligence Packed Into Four Days

submitted by Jim Roddy

Gone are the days when POS trade shows would feature mostly iterations of last year’s products. At RetailNOW 2017, held Aug. 6-9 at Paris Las Vegas, typical product-talk was replaced with conversations about managed services, recurring revenue, and payment security. Read on for show highlights.

The Three Be’s for a Life with No Regrets

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

Time has now become my friend. Each moment reinforces that endless possibilities are still ahead. Every day I am constantly reminded of the key attributes for building a life with no regrets.