The Business Solutions Retail IT VAR Of The Future conference on April 4-5 at the DoubleTree Orlando at SeaWorld featured 21 solutions provider executives, consultants, and channel thought leaders sharing insights on sales best practices, security trends, preparing your business for a successful exit, scaling to nationwide growth, KPIs for solutions providers, and the transition to managed services.
This electronic article surveillance (EAS) provider is taking its business to the cloud and giving retailers a lot more actionable data to help them thwart theft.
Three experts explain how ISVs continue to shape the retail and restaurant verticals. Are VARs ready?
We compare the certifications, pricing structures, and support of 10 business continuity solutions.
We're more than halfway through the year, and 2019 has been an incredibly exciting year for unified communications. With even more innovation on the horizon in the form of things like natural language processing, AR and VR, and even Edge computing, it's safe to say that 2020 is sure to have a lot of incredible opportunities to offer too.
Forget for a moment the chatter about Black Hat becoming commercialized or selling out to the security market and venture capitalists. Instead, let us take an inside view of the benefits that Black Hat provides for VARs that focus on security solutions.
My general rule with new tech is unless a customer needs — that is cannot run their business without it — a new piece of tech, I wait a year so other people's clients can do the beta testing as nothing seems to be released as a final product anymore. With this, I keep an eye on new products and this is a list of POS tech I am excited to bring to my clients in 2019-20, and some I'm telling them to avoid.
To understand its implications, we first have to look at the current state of artificial intelligence, how it can be applied in various use cases in business, and then determine whether it is truly a feasible solution to your needs.
The current lack of standardization presents new integration opportunities.
Epson America, Inc., a leading supplier of value-added Point of Sale (POS) solutions, recently announced that PnP Loyalty, a loyalty, CRM and digital rewards solution provider for convenience stores and chain restaurants, will leverage Epson’s OmniLink Merchant Services (OMS) platform for its new restaurant customer engagement platform.
The retail industry is no place for anitquated processes and archaic technology. Just as the overall retail experiece has morphed into something almost unimaginable, full of engaging bells and whistles, retail technology has made equally enticing advancements.
The Bematech SB1015 AIO terminal packs great features and value into a sleek and sturdy design. It delivers an economical POS solution while providing excellent performance and reliability. The highly rugged touch monitor includes a solid base with extra wide hinge for maximum stability. The SB1015 also facilitates options for a quick and professional mounting of integrated magnetic stripe reader and VFD/LCD customer display.
Designed for the demanding retail business and built compact with friendly programmable software support, the CipherLab CP30 puts more flexibility and capability in your palm to make the work simpler and faster.
Many ISVs and VARs are still not aware of the best way to integrate EMV and haven’t yet invested time or money into EMV solutions. With the recent liability shift now in place, the time is now to offer enhanced and secure payment options for your customers.
In addition to being recognized worldwide as a small business guru, Michael Gerber is known for his straight talk. And he’s eager for solution provider owners to be candid with themselves and embrace their reality as well. In a recent interview with Business Solutions President Jim Roddy, Gerber said, “Until the straight talk happens, until somebody pulls the chain, until somebody says something that strikes (VARs and MSPs) so deeply that they can't avoid it or ignore it any longer, nothing's going to change for them.
If you were not able to attend the ISV IQ Live! conference on February 24 in Santa Ana, CA, you missed out on a day of outstanding education on partnering, raising capital, and marketing. Business Solutions invited a panel of channel thought leaders who spoke at the event to participate in this webinar so more of our ISV subscribers can learn about partnering best practices.
Omni-channel is all the rage in retail, but is it something small retailers want or even need? And what did you miss at NRF last week that could make you more successful in 2016? We’re talking retail technology with Matt Pillar, retail guru, on this episode of the Trusted IT Advisor.