Mobile POS

True Religion Working to Bring Digital In-Store
April 7, 2016 at 11:36 am

When retailers talk about meeting the needs of today's consumers, speed is frequently cited as a differentiating factor. From speed to market with new inventory to quick checkout to expedited delivery, it seems all retailers want to do everything fast. That's why it's a little surprising to hear John Hazen, senior vice president, direct to…

Macy’s Tests Chutes, Tablets in Dressing Rooms to Repel Amazon
August 19, 2015 at 2:38 pm

As online giant Amazon.com charges into the $300 billion U.S. apparel market, Macy’s is running for the dressing room. Even Macy’s acknowledges there’s little it can do to keep customers from shopping online for basic clothing — T-shirts, men’s jeans and tighty whities. Yet the department store chain is clinging to the idea that many…

7 Wins for E-Commerce From Advances in Point of Sale
July 23, 2015 at 2:46 pm

Some of us remember those old-time grocery stores from our childhood that accepted only cash. Sometimes not having exact change meant redoing a part of your shopping on a different day or somewhere else. Thankfully, memories of those days are just that. Memories. The digital boom that happened in the last 25 years permeated retail…

Accept Mobile Payments, Prevent Mobile Fraud
July 15, 2015 at 3:57 pm

The freshness of mobile transactions has become both an asset and a pitfall. Mobile payments are on the rise. The ease of use and excitement of convenience allow for shoppers to feel differently about spending money. The ability to use an app on their cellphone that's already in their hand makes making payments not only…

Barneys Releases iPad-Only App to Create Immersive Digital Experience
April 23, 2014

Department store chain Barneys New York created an iPad-specific application to further bring its in-store experience into the digital space. Barneys’ app combines its content site The Window with online shopping to give consumers a rounded impression of the retailer. More retailers are choosing to have their apps connect consumers with the store through more than just e-commerce by providing easy links to content and customer service. "Form factor is incredibly important on mobile," said Matthew Woolsey, executive vice president digital, Barneys New York.