From The Editor | July 31, 2012

Top Tweets from RetailNOW 2012 – July 30 Edition

Jim Roddy

By Jim Roddy, president, Business Solutions

The Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) is hosting RetailNOW at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas this week. Here are some of the most intriguing insights and comments shared via Twitter on the first full day of RetailNOW (July 30). I included a couple of my own Tweets, so let me apologize in advance for the self-promotion. I'd rather be accused of that than not share some key info from the event with you:
@TulsaCash 60% of surveyed businesses spend zero time looking at financials in a year #RetailNOW KPI
@EpsonB2B_PR RT @InsideRSPA: The Jam Rocked the #RetailNOW Welcome Reception!!
@APGCashDrawer RT @billylewis: Visualization is the most powerful tool you can use in your life to accomplish whatever you want - Bruce Boguski #RetailNOW
@Jannine_Houston RT @Jim_Roddy: RSPA CEO Finizio: Record attendance this yr at #RetailNOW, over 1800 expected this week.
@mercurypay RT @Jim_Roddy: Mercury Propels RSPA To Over 1000 Members #RetailNOW @bsminfo @mercurypay @InsideRSPA
@vnalverson Congrats to Lynn Skurla... first female chairman of the board elect for RSPA! #RetailNOW
@InsideRSPA Let's not call all tablets iPads like we call all tissues Kleenex. -Clark #RetailNOW #IndustryVisionPanel
@APGCashDrawer RT @InsideRSPA: Need 2 do more than service POS. VARs need 2 provide the adjacent tech & b a total retail IT provider. #RetailNOW #IndustryVisionPanel
@vnalverson RT @InsideRSPA: "Put your energy into understanding something as opposed 2 working against it." -Justin Scopaz #RetailNOW #IndustryVisionPanel
@InsideRSPA #SaaS is a whole new set of tools. Helps create a residual string. It's an exciting new frontier @FuturePOS #RetailNOW #IndustryVisionPanel
@tlpriest #RetailNOW panelist opinion - Drive incremental revenue from your existing customer base. Pursue consultative selling. Embrace change!
@clemsoncasey On how to thrive in retail IT industry, Jeff Riley says "Do less better." #RetailNow #IndustryVisionPanel
@walkerthompson Great to watch some thought leaders speak about the restaurant and retail industry at #retailnow Some awesome take-aways on SaaS
Buying a POS system is like going to the dentist for retailers -- they hate it, it's their biggest capital expense. Buzek at #RetailNOW
"Some great names are going to be rolling out tablets in the next 3-6 months. Watch out for it." Constantine @ScanSource #RetailNow