NEWS

   

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  • US Retail Sales Inches Higher In January

    American consumers rang in the new year with a bit of an increase in spending. Some measures of discretionary spending were sluggish, while there was also a downward revision to the previous month'...


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    https://www.fxstreet.com/analysis/us-retail-sales-inches-higher-in-january-2020022408292550
  • Startup Shogun raises $10M to help DTCs compete with Amazon

    Shogun, an e-commerce software startup, has raised $10 million in Series A funding from Initialized Capital, VMG Partners and Y Combinator. Per the company's announcement, the funding will go towa...


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    https://www.retaildive.com/news/startup-shogun-raises-10m-to-help-dtcs-compete-with-amazon/572807/2551
  • PhonePe and Paytm to pump US$278m into 2020 marketing efforts

    Top e-commerce platforms were recognized by the 2020 eCommerce Data Quadrant Awards from SoftwareReviews recently and Canada’s e-commerce giant ranked among the top award earners. With a composi...


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    https://www.itbusiness.ca/news/shopify-ranks-among-top-ecommerce-platforms-according-to-softwarereviews-awards/1142332553
  • Cardknox Announces Its Browser-Based POS (Point-of-Sale) Solution

    By integrating their POS systems with a payment processing solution, merchants can experience the benefits of streamlined business management and efficiency as well as robust data security. However, i...


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    https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/cardknox-announces-its-browser-based-pos-point-of-sale-solution-301007738.html2549
  • Domtar Inks Deal to Acquire Appvion's POS Paper Business

    Domtar Corporation UFS has entered into an asset-purchase agreement with Appvion Operations, Inc. to acquire its Point of Sale (POS) paper business. Notably, the agreement includes the coater and rela...


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    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/domtar-inks-deal-acquire-appvions-132101513.html2548
  • Rutters store chain reveals malware attacked its POS system

    Convenience store chain Rutters has announced that it suffered a security breach, wherein hackers managed to access the company’s network system and install malware that compromised customers&rs...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/cyber/rutters-store-chain-reveals-malware-attacked-its-pos-system-214097.aspx2547
  • CIT upgrades POS loan platform for small business purchases

    US-based business and commercial financing company CIT Group has released an upgraded point-of-sale financing platform for small businesses. The platform, operated through the CIT Small Business Solut...


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    https://thepaypers.com/payments-general/cit-upgrades-pos-loan-platform-for-small-business-purchases--12406972546
  • Domtar Agrees to Purchase Appvion Point of Sale Business

    Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today entered into an asset purchase agreement with Appvion Operations, Inc. to acquire Appvion's Point of Sale (POS) paper business. The agreement includ...


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    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/domtar-agrees-purchase-appvion-point-203000681.html2543
  • Alibaba Group’s Retail Sales Surge 38 Pct In Q4

    In its latest quarter, Alibaba Group saw its sales come out ahead of expectations, spiking 38 percent. The Chinese online shopping company had revenue of $23.19 billion or 161.45 billion yuan in the q...


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    https://www.pymnts.com/earnings/2020/alibaba-group-retail-sales-surge-q4/2541

EVENTS

Conferences

StorePoint Fashion

STOREPOINT FASHION

March 01-04, 2020
StorePoint Fashion is an executive level Event for all Fashion retail to connect with Suppliers to innovate the shopping experience. All Fashion will be represented including department stores, apparel, cosmetics, jewelry, and accessories.

Retail Shopfitting & Display Summit

RETAIL SHOPFITTING & DISPLAY SUMMIT

March 09-10, 2020
The Retail Shopfitting & Display Summit will conduct a dedicated business meeting along with plenary talks and workshop which are sufficient enough to provide most reliable insight on various aspects of shopfitting and display.

The retail summit

THE RETAIL SUMMIT

March 10-11, 2020
Digital disruption and a change in consumer expectations are driving a profound transformation in retail. A new generation of retailers are delivering a winning combination of outstanding service and ground-breaking use of technology to deliver the memorable shopping experiences that consumers crave...

The Conference for Retail Omni-Channel & eCommerce Innovators

THE CONFERENCE FOR RETAIL OMNI-CHANNEL & ECOMMERCE INNOVATORS

March 09-11, 2020
eTail brings together the top minds at DACH's most progressive retailers to plan retail strategies for growth in 2020 and beyond. No commercials or egos: just hundreds of strategic takeaways on how to cut through the noise and deliver a seamless and personalised online shopping experience.

The world’s no1 retail trade fair 16-20 feb 2020

THE WORLD’S NO1 RETAIL TRADE FAIR 16-20 FEB 2020

February 16-20, 2020
EuroShop is the world’s largest trade fair for retail investment requirements. Future-oriented and dynamic as the industry itself, the trade fair presents itself in eight fascinating retail dimensions with all the trends and topics that are moving the future.

eTail Connect

ETAIL CONNECT

February 17-18, 2020
eTail Connect is the one-stop shop for senior eCommerce executives from the top 250 UK retailers. This interactive forum provides the attendees with the opportunity to benchmark, share ideas, find solutions for their business and build lasting relationships.

Asia Retail Congress

ASIA RETAIL CONGRESS

February 13-14, 2020
Asia Retail Congress is the important global platform to promote world-class retail practices. It aims to discuss and influence the issues for a change. The Asia Retail Congress is aimed at company chairs, presidents and CEOs from leading international and national retailers, directors of internatio...

E-commerce Berlin Expo

E-COMMERCE BERLIN EXPO

February 13-13, 2020
E-commerce Berlin Expo will provide business opportunities for the entire e-­commerce ecosystem, from merchants to platforms, hosting providers, logistics providers, payment processors and other online solution businesses.

 

Webinars

FEB 25, 2020 | 6:00 PM
SUCCESSFUL SALES ON AMAZON – WEBINAR
In this fast-paced class, you’ll learn the secrets of Amazon's Search Algorithm, how to register & choose the account that fits your goals, and list an item on Amazon for free to maximize your profitability. You’ll learn how to ship your items or let Amazon ship them fo...
FEB 25, 2020 | 11:00 am
CREATING MORE COMPELLING RETAIL DISPLAYS
More than half of all purchases at any retail outlet occur at the point of purchase, making displays critical elements in the purchase process. According to some studies, well-executed displays can increase sales by up to 300%. Dr. Behe will present findings from multiple studies, some of ...
FEB 25, 2020 | 3:30 am
FIGHT OFF THE RETAIL APOCALYPSE WITH LEARNING
Bob Phibbs, a.k.a The Retail Doctor will be revealing how you can use your L&D to buck the trend and drive competitive advantage through customer experience differentiation.
FEB 25, 2020 | 1 PM
PARTS ECOMMERCE & MEGATREND IMPACTS ON AFTERMARKET PARTS SALES
The shift of service-parts to online sales channels is large and growing.  Longer-term megatrends will further disrupt OEM parts sales – making your transition to parts eCommerce more urgent – and impacting how best to transition to parts eCommerce. Join an interactive web...
FEB 27, 2020 | 7:00 PM
HOW TO SELL ON AMAZON IN BARCELONA – WEBINAR
In 1994, a guy named Jeff built a website that would change the world of ecommerce. It would also make him the richest man alive. But Amazon didn’t just make Jeff rich. It also created a way for ANYONE easily showcase their products to millions of people around the world, too.
FEB 27, 2020 | 11:00 AM
TRANSFORMING YOUR CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE USING SEAMLESS COMMERCE FUELED BY MULESOFT
A quality product and a fair price are vital to business success, but today's customers demand more. They want proactive service, personalized interactions, and connected experiences.To meet these expectations, retailers are having to construct their own end-to-end commerce platforms t...

SUPERCHARGE YOUR DYNAMICS GP ECOMMERCE SHIPPING
How to connect to the Magento ecommerce platform and streamline shipping.Our new and improved web-based StarShip user interface and dashboard.Save time and money, eliminate logging into your ecommerce shopping carts everyday .The latest ecommerce integrations to Etsy, OpenCart, Squarespace...
WINNING OMNICHANNEL TO GROW IN RETAIL
In 2018, 96% of FMCG growth took place outside hyper and supermarkets, e-commerce grew 20%, discounters have been appearing almost everywhere and new hybrid retail formats are becoming more common place around the globe. Our upcoming publication Winning Omnichannel – Finding growth i...
PRODUCT DEMO NETSUITE'S POS & RETAIL MANAGEMENT SOLUTION
NetSuite is an end-to-end cloud solution designed for multi-channel and multi-location retailers and is the only cloud system to unify POS and ecommerce on a single platform with your core operational business systems inventory and order management, CRM, business intelligence, warehouse ma...
EXPERT TIPS TO KEEP YOUR ONLINE CUSTOMERS EXCITED AND ENGAGED
Surviving in online retail requires constant vigilance to keep your customers excited about your products and to be able to respond to the inevitable customer turnover. Keeping your site fresh and relevant, changing up products, building a customer community these are all must-dos to survi...
WEBINAR: WHAT’S NEXT IN E-COMMERCE
E-commerce sales across countries and markets continue to see growth, but profitability still evades most online retailers. It’s about to get even tougher, as the lines between online and offline retailers continue to blur.
B2B ECOMMERCE IN THE U.S. WILL TOP $1.2 TRILLION BY 2021
B2B ecommerce in the U.S. will top $1.2 trillion by 2021. This is your opportunity to take full advantage of a booming channel, and get an edge on your competition to grow your business. Our ecommerce experts can show you how.

RESOURCES

For consumers, shopping can either be an exciting experience or a downright stressful one. Finding enough time to shop for the perfect gift or merely everyday staples while attempting to manage the ch...

According to KPMG’s “Living in an AI World 2020 Report,” retailers have some optimism, some skepticism and some pessimism about how artificial intelligence (AI) will impact the indus...

In this previous blog, we set out how self-service kiosks represented a new vision for customer-centric POS in the hospitality trade, building on the work done by QSR pioneers such as McDonalds and Na...

As a business owner, utilizing technology may seem challenging or unnecessary, especially if you have been running your business without it for the last few years. There’s nothing wrong with doi...

Have you been considering changing your current traditional POS to a tablet POS system? Well, one thing is for sure, you aren’t alone. More and more businesses are making the switch from the bul...

According to data firm Statista’s most recent e-commerce outlook, Americans will spend over $1,500 online each over the next 12 months. Moreover, that number is expected to surge even higher as ...

A good point of sale system can help streamline your restaurant’s processes, from payments to inventory and much more. Today, some of the best POS systems for restaurants incorporate a host of u...

Automated Email Notifications are necessary for any repair store owner buying a POS Software to streamline workflow and keep customers engaged. This is because, the more information you provide to you...

If you’re a Xero subscriber using Square, you know how great these two solutions are. We’ve listened to your feedback and are working to make sure they’re even better when combined. ...