Newsletter | August 5, 2013

08.05.13 -- Why eBay Is Going Global

Retail Solutions Online
Why eBay Is Going Global
By Bob Johns, associate editor
By Bob Johns, associate editor The $14 billion online retailer has made a major push to expand into global markets for both its buyers and sellers by making the entire process seamless for both. What started last year as a small pilot has now grown to include 36 countries around the world, with plans to rapidly expand in the near future.
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Guest Column
5 Ways Predictive Analytics Is Transforming The Retail Procurement Process
By Yan Krupnik, Retalon
Procurement is a critical part of the retail business model. It is one of the most carefully crafted processes in the supply chain, constantly being perfected as retailers continue to find new ways to optimize the process. Over the past few years, retail technology has become a hot topic.
Featured Content
How WFM Is Saving The YMCA Time & Money
Today, the Y uses Dayforce WFM to automate its workforce management, save the organization significant time and money, and ensure its full compliance with California's complicated laws.
PODS Creates A Seamless Omni-Channel Experience
As PODS has grown and evolved, it has significantly updated its offline branding and marketing initiatives. The company’s online experience, however, had not been given the same attention during the same period.
Drive Accuracy And Cost Savings With Biometric Identification
This takes a look at advancements in modern biometric technology and its effect on workforce management (WFM), access control, security, and identification now and in the future.
Should You Converge Voice, Data Networks?
Uniting voice and data on one network creates enterprise-wide opportunities for retailers, but it can also add complexity.
IP Video: Not Just For Big-Box Retailers
Here, Bob Johns, editor of Integrated Solutions For Retailers magazine and, talks with Hedgie Bartol and Jackie Anderson, business development managers in retail with Axis Communications, to discuss the benefits of IP video for small and midsize retailers.
Focusing Your Workforce On The Moment Of Truth
A great customer experience is a highly orchestrated journey of retailer actions with the goal of maximizing their impact at the time the customer is about to make a decision.
Editor's Notebook
Saks Sale: A Winner For HBC On Two Fronts
By Matt Pillar, Editor in Chief
Why $2.4 billion was a steal for Saks, and why Holt Renfrew should be concerned about the deal.
Industry Talk
TCxGravity — A Solution For The Omni-Channel Retailer
By Bob Johns, associate editor
The world of retail is rapidly moving to become channel agnostic with omni-channel retailing. This can only be accomplished with the proper solutions in place, though. This is why Toshiba released TCxGravity, a fully-integrated POS solution for the omni-channel retailer.
ISR Original
Dick's Sporting Goods To Open First-Ever Field & Stream Specialty Store
  By Sam Lewis, Associate Editor

Dick’s Sporting Goods announced its first specialty Field & Stream retail store will open August 16th in Cranberry Township, PA, 20 miles north of the retailer’s Pittsburgh headquarters.
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Retail technology spending varies greatly from year to year. If you are a retailer, help us see what is happening in the industry by taking our annual Retail Tech Spending Survey. This year we will be giving away a free iPad Mini to one lucky respondent.
Featured Webinar
Endless Aisles For Town Shoes: Bridging The Online And In-Store Inventory Gap
August 15, 2013 | 2:00 p.m. ET

Retail is all about the customer, but you can't serve the customer without having the right product in the right place at the right time. Town Shoes, Canadian owner and operator of The Shoe Company, Sterling Shoes, Shoe Warehouse, and Freedman Shoes is bridging the gap between online and offline inventory by creating their "endless aisles" and making all products available to every customer everywhere. Join us as we discuss this project with Peter Gerhardt, CFO of Town Shoes. Register.
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