Category: Tech

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

What to Expect From Payment Processing for Small Businesses in 2020

December 5, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

When it comes to payment processing, 2020 will bring more options to the table. As the ways consumers pay for goods diversify, there’s a need for stronger security. The Rise of Generation Z Generation Z (folks born from the mid-90s […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

The California Consumer Privacy Act: What Does it Mean for Merchants?

December 4, 2019

Via: Lightspeed POS

On January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will come into effect. In this article, we’re going to give you a crash course on what the CCPA is, what it means for your business and what you have […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Black Friday cybersecurity responsibility falls to customers

November 27, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Hoards of people lining up at Walmart’s storefront is the classic Black Friday image. Instead of going out at 2 a.m. for a deal, shoppers can stay in bed and shop online. It’s easier for them and the bad actors […]

Others, Tech

Increasing Retail Sales with Data Analytics

November 26, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

Retail data monetization is the process of using your company’s transaction and customer data to optimize the way you make and spend money. There are two different ways to monetize data: direct monetization and indirect monetization. Direct data monetization is […]

Others, Tech

JC Penney rings in holiday proposal season with AR ad driving virtual try-ons

November 22, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

J.C. Penney’s AR-powered effort is well-timed just ahead of the peak holiday shopping week. Nearly one-fifth of wedding proposals occur in December, according to data cited by the retailer, so positioning the mobile ad campaign around Thanksgiving could serve as […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, E-payment & Data Security, Tech

What Customers Want From the Checkout Process

November 19, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

Online shopping may be growing in popularity among today’s time-strapped shoppers, but the lure of the brick-and-mortar store still brings out customers’ longing for a good, old-fashioned brick-and-mortar shopping experience. Since many small business owners are hyper-focused on bringing foot […]

E-commerce, E-payment & Data Security, Retail Types, Tech

Mobile apps pose lower risk of online shopping fraud

November 11, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Given that mobile apps seem to be a safer channel for e-commerce purchases, the report recommends that retailers encourage consumers to buy goods via apps. Though many consumers plan to shop in stores, PwC found that more than half of […]

Others, Tech

Tommy Hilfiger to transition design process to digital

November 8, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Hilfiger’s move toward digital design could give it an edge in an apparel market that’s been plagued by slumping sales and bankruptcy filings. The brand is putting considerable resources behind its broader digital shift, after opting to close two prominent […]

Others, Tech

CVS and UPS Make First Prescription Medicine Delivery Via Drone

November 7, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

UPS has officially made its first dollar delivering prescription drugs to CVS customers’ doorsteps via commercial drones. UPS’ subsidiary UPS Flight Forward (UPSFF) and CVS Pharmacy completed their first “revenue-generating” drone delivery of a medical prescription from a CVS pharmacy […]

Others, Retail Trends, Tech

AR tops list of tech that makes users view a brand as innovative, study says

November 4, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Cutting-edge technology may boost perceptions of brand innovation and help to boost sales, but only among a small group of consumers, Diffusion’s study indicates. When prioritizing which technologies deserve investment, brands may see the greatest effect from AR, which overlays […]