Industry insights are experts within the retail industry who have experience across broad or focused areas of their industry. Each week our expert columnists will share their insights and advice on popular retail topics such as technology trends, seasonal shopping, customer satisfaction tips, and more!
By November, Finish Line sportswear chain will become the first major retailer to have mobile checkout in every one of its stores. But while piloting the system in almost 50 stores, the $1.4 billion Indianapolis chain has had to wrestle with the practical versus the potential.Oct 22, 2012Internet Sales Tax Debate Rages On
Seeking to level the playing field, brick-and-mortar retailers are waging war against online retailers who have enjoyed the benefit of not having to collect sales tax from their customers.Oct 15, 2012Will Google Wallet ID Give Thieves Access To More Cards?
Security wasn't Google's top priority when it came up with its new architecture for Google Wallet. Read what retail expert Evan Schuman has to say about it.Oct 15, 2012Tesco's Barcode Scan Security Dilemma
Aside from having better security, does it make sense to impose restrictions on self-checkout system interactions? Tesco's barcode sdilemma raises questions. Read what expert columnist Evan Schuman says.Oct 15, 2012Retail Stores: Preparing for the Holiday Season
Retailers are making preparations for holiday merchandising and promotions, focusing on ways to maximize on the traffic the holidays will bring. Read what expert columnist, Tina Praino, says you should focus on.Oct 15, 2012The Top 7 Challenges Facing Today's Retailers
Today's retail landscape continues to evolve but not without a few challenges along the way. Read what expert columnist Gilon Miller advises retailers should do in order to face these challenges.Oct 15, 2012