Newsletter | September 18, 2019

09.18.19 -- How To Beat The Waiting-In-Checkout-Lines Blues

Retail Supply Chain Insights
How Poor Inventory Practices Alienate Customers And Cost Retailers Billions
White Paper | Radial

The changes in consumer behavior make store execution all the more important for brick-and-mortar retailers. Unfortunately, this is where many retailers drop the ball when it comes to being in stock on the items consumers are coming into the stores to buy.

Cornerstone Technologies For Retail IT Digital Transformation
Guest Column | By Alan Conboy, Scale Computing

By 2020, customer experience will overtake price and product as the key brand differentiator, motivating many retailers to turn to IT digital transformation technologies like hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), edge computing, and the Internet of Things (IoT). These technologies can help retailers prepare for dramatic changes in buyer behaviors and support a more flexible, reliable, secure, scalable, and resilient in-store infrastructure.

How To Beat The Waiting-In-Checkout-Lines Blues
  Article | By Judit Ruckes, APG Cash Drawer, LLC

For many shoppers, waiting at checkout lines any longer than five minutes is too long, according to a retail study by Adyen. Shoppers are looking for an experience that satisfies three fundamental demands: convenience, context, and control.

In Case You Missed It
9 Steps To Protect Your Store From Employee Theft
Article | By Fiona Honeyman, APG Cash Drawer, LLC

Everyone knows theft is a big problem in retail. Not only do shop owners have to guard against shoplifters and scammers, but the sad reality is retailers also must constantly deal with employee theft.

Taking Digital Commerce From Idea To Doorstep
White Paper | Radial

Succeeding in today’s ever-changing digital commerce world requires mastering a complex mix of people, process, and technology innovations that must all work seamlessly together. Organizations face myriad of choices — from developing the right strategy to building a high-performing team and laying a solid foundation of the right technologies.