1. Why Ad Blocking Is A Bigger Problem (And Opportunity) Than You Think

    For the longest time, free mobile app and content providers had an unwritten agreement with the public, through which they would allow consumers to use an app or consume content for free, in exchange for being presented with advertisements.

  2. The State Of Retailer-Vendor Supply Chain Relationships

    The consumer goods to retail supply chain has clearly been the most prominent and quite arguably the most important sector of the supply chain for decades.

  3. Leveraging The Social Web To Boost Sales

    Social sharing is now a major driver of online commerce, thanks to widgets that let customers share, like, and tweet content across their own networks. Enabling social sharing provides your business with free branding and endorsements, customer engagement opportunities and most important, increased sales.

  4. Integration At Scale Powers World Class Shooting Experience And Retail

    Hunting enthusiasts across Kansas have long known Ryan Pennock from appearances on the waterfowl hunting TV show he used to produce called Team DuckZone.

  5. On-Demand Webinar - Smart Networks: The Missing Link Driving Cloud Based Application Performance

    Mission-critical cloud applications demand that networks perform at unprecedented levels. Connectivity, bandwidth, speed and throughput make or break the employee and customer experience. Learn how smart network technologies like SD WAN and NaaS support cloud strategy today and in future. Hear retailer Genesco’s real-world insights on deploying smart network services.

  6. Who’s Making Progress On Their Holiday Lists?

    Between Halloween and Thanksgiving, I’m never one to start thinking about holiday gift buying until December. Occasionally I will make an online purchase during Black Friday or Cyber Monday, but it’s usually for myself.

  7. 4 Ways To Stay Ahead Of Hackers This Holiday Season

    Listen in as Andrew Bagrin, founder and CEO of My Digital Shield, talks to Innovative Retail Technologies’ Chief Editor, Erin Harris, about four important ways small to midsize retailers can and should secure their businesses against hackers and cyber-attacks this holiday shopping season.

  8. The Untethered Associate: Deploying Mobile POS The Smart Way

    You already know that mobile point of sale (POS) technology can move associates from behind the cash wrap to the store floor. But that’s only half of the story. Mobile POS can serve as a focal point for other benefits – customer service and operational alike - that are the coin of the modern omni-channel retail realm.

  9. GoMoto And Autobytel Will Partner To Create A World-Class Experiential Display That Brings Excitement, Engagement, And Elegance To The Costco Auto Program

    GoMoto will produce, deploy, and support its hardware, software, and analytics platform for pilot locations. Digital HUB’s analytics engine will track all engagements and provide demonstrative ROI for Costco’s dealer partners.

  10. In-store Fulfillment: Justifying The Investment, Operational Considerations And Potential ROI

    Today’s consumers expect a seamless omni-channel experience from every retailer, whether pure-play e-commerce or brick-and-mortar. According to Forrester Research 1 , 71 percent of shoppers expect to view in-store inventory online, while 50 percent expect to buy online and pick up in store. However, most retailers have not operationalized even the basics such as store pickup, cross channel inventory visibility, and store based fulfillment. There is a significant disconnect between what consumers want from retailers and the omni-channel capabilities retailers are prepared to provide.