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Retailers are continuing their dedication to mobile tools

Retailers are continuing their dedication to mobile tools

There has been a lot of buzz in recent years about the shift in the retail market toward mobile applications, online sales, and other mobile services. The development of new and effective mobile technology...

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Congress is building support for online sales tax

  Online retailers have been affected by the inability to collect due sales tax on their web transactions for many years now. Although some retailers are larger than others and can handle this concern...

Digital coupons making a splash in retail

Digital coupons making a splash in retail

With the rapid growth of more comprehensive technological tools, businesses and institutions worldwide have been looking at ways to “digitize” common practices. We have recently discussed the movement towards online sales and web stores,...

Is retail moving to the web permanently?

Is retail moving to the web permanently?

The advent of the Internet – especially high-speed Internet – across the world has allowed businesses and institutions of all kinds to take entirely new approaches to the way they conduct their everyday activities....

Retail News: Unlikely business releases gift card program

Retail News: Unlikely business releases gift card program

As the provider of one of the industry’s strongest retail management software programs, ChainDrive has spent a considerable amount of time implementing tools that can support the use of gift cards and other reward...

Retailer apps spike in popularity

Retailer apps spike in popularity

The advent of the smart phone has brought on an entirely new way of thinking about how to handle our daily needs and plans. We can now navigate unfamiliar areas with the touch of...

National Retail Federation Predicts 3.4% Sales Increase in 2013

National Retail Federation Predicts 3.4% Sales Increase in 2013

The National Retail Federation (NRF) has recently released 2013 economic forecast offers good news to retailers all over the nation – they predict a 3.4% increase in overall sales for the year of 2013....

Online-only brands encourage web sales

Online-only brands encourage web sales

It’s no secret that the world of retail is slowly shifting towards the web as a primary tool for engaging customers and making sales. The online giant Amazon is a strong example of how...

The retail industry wants to be known as the place for jobs

The retail industry wants to be known as the place for jobs

It’s hardly a secret that finding a job these days is a difficult task. The pool of qualified and educated candidates for positions of all kinds is only continuing to grow, but the need...

Retail industry posts record mobile sales

Retail industry posts record mobile sales

It’s no secret that the face of the business world is changing. The development of highly sophisticated technology has allowed businesses of all kinds to utilize new tools and practices for reaching their goals....