The Importance of the Empowered Employee to the Future of Retail  Jul 16, 2015 11:42 AM By David Trice

So what can retailers do in order to empower their employees to not only handle this highly evolved customer, but embrace them, build trust and nurture a long-term relationship? See the best practices to implement the best retail environment.

How to Choose the Right POS Platform  Jul 16, 2015 11:28 AM By Ian Goldman

There are many reasons retailers find themselves shackled by point-of-sale platforms that no longer meet business needs. Find out how you can choose the right POS platform for your business.

Using Data-Driven Intelligence to Stay Ahead in Retail  Jul 16, 2015 11:26 AM By Oren Levy

Data-driven intelligence will ultimately enable retailers to cater to customer needs in a more individualized and sophisticated manner, without expending excessive effort, expense, and resources. Read on to learn how some retailers are analyzing consumer data to better understand and meet customer needs.

Amazon is Having a Bad Prime Day  Jul 15, 2015 1:58 PM By Tim Parry

Walmart vs. Amazon Catfight Reaches Epic Prime Day Proportions  Jul 15, 2015 7:47 AM By Daniela Forte

The Prime Day catfight between Amazon and Walmart continued yesterday, as Greg Greeley, Vice President of Amazon Prime, scratched back at Fernando Madeira, President and CEO of Walmart.

What IT Skillsets Do You Need for an OMS or ERP Install?  Jul 13, 2015 4:57 PM By Curt Barry

With a new ERP or OMS implementation, you need to assess user and IT skillsets. To help you navigate this difficult process, here are 5 key areas to assess.

4 Tips for Driving Offline Sales from Online  Jul 13, 2015 12:20 PM By Manish Patel

Ads and content drive web traffic, but what drives customers to your store? These 4 tips will help you keep up with them and build offline sales.

Here’s Why You Should be Exploring ASEAN Markets Before Braving the Giants  Jul 11, 2015 9:23 PM By Arthur Goldman

When expanding our ecommerce business to Asia, we launched in some smaller ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) markets at the same time as attempting to break India. The results were surprising, as we found that markets such as Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia quickly overtook India in terms of ROI, and Southeast Asia has since become one of our main focus regions.

4 Major Ways Your Store Should Prepare for the Mall of the Future  Jul 11, 2015 8:50 AM By Roberto Ugo

By incorporating new physical and technological methods into the fold, the shopping experience will extend beyond the physical space and into the digital and emotional realm. Here are four major changes to expect from the shopping mall of the future and how retailers should prepare to capitalize on them.

Amazon Wants to Keep its Global Footing with Prime Day  Jul 10, 2015 7:35 AM By Tim Parry

On the surface, Amazon’s Prime Day celebration seems to be what it is – a one-day shopping holiday that will probably take place July 15 of every year. But Prime Day can also be viewed as an attempt by Amazon to remain the dominant global marketplace player. It’s pretty clear, based on a series of events since it went public in January, that Alibaba wants to take Amazon’s crown as the world’s top marketplace.

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