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March 5, 2013

By Mike Poldino, Motorola Solutions

By Mike Poldino, Motorola Solutions

Unless you have recently upgraded your point-of-sale (POS) systems, chances are the bioptic POS in your grocery store today can only scan 1D bar codes printed on the paper labels placed on items or on paper coupons. While that met the needs of yesterday’s POS, times have changed. And in order to provide your customer with the best possible experience at the POS, your POS needs to change too.

Beyond 1D — the new types of bar codes appearing in your POS lanes

March 5, 2013

By Mike Poldino, Motorola Solutions

By Mike Poldino, Motorola Solutions

Unless you have recently upgraded your point-of-sale (POS) systems, chances are the bioptic POS in your grocery store today can only scan 1D bar codes printed on the paper labels placed on items or on paper coupons. While that met the needs of yesterday’s POS, times have changed. And in order to provide your customer with the best possible experience at the POS, your POS needs to change too.

Beyond 1D — the new types of bar codes appearing in your POS lanes

October 17, 2012

Out-of-stocks are the most important overall element that impact satisfaction with the grocery trip experience, according to a study by The Retail Feedback Group.

Plainview, N.Y. -- Out-of-stocks are the most important overall element that impact satisfaction with the grocery trip experience, according to a study by The Retail Feedback Group. Satisfaction among shoppers unable to find all items they had planned to buy on their shopping trip averaged 3.97 on a five-point scale (with 5 as the highest), compared with 4.54 among shoppers who did find all items.

August 15, 2012

There’s no question about it: Shoppers will have more options than ever before when it comes to shopping this holiday, from where and how they shop to how they pay. Given the myriad of choices available, experts agree that one of the keys to a successful holiday season — and long-term survival — is customer engagement.

July 26, 2012

By Jason Hamilton, Snagajob

By Jason Hamilton, employersolutions@snagajob.com

On the job hunt, experience matters.

Or, does it? Maybe not as much as many job seekers and hourly employers might think.

December 2, 2011

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) has opened its first-ever store in Manhattan, in the landmarked Puck Building in SoHo.

New York City -- REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) has opened its first-ever store in Manhattan, in the landmarked Puck Building in SoHo. The 35,000-sq.-ft. space has been carefully restored to honor the brand’s nearly 75-year heritage and the building’s more than century-old history.

September 13, 2010

Today’s savvy retailers are maximizing their floor space by investing in smart solutions such as in-queue merchandising, which use modular systems that help improve customer flow and increase sales of display merchandise at the checkout line.

By Bill Vetter

Today’s savvy retailers are maximizing their floor space by investing in smart solutions such as in-queue merchandising, which use modular systems that help improve customer flow and increase sales of display merchandise at the checkout line.

November 30, 2008

As the economy plummets, crime rises. Not every statistic supports that statement, but a...

November 30, 2008

As the economy plummets, crime rises. Not every statistic supports that statement, but a...

June 30, 2007

Dangling on my key ring are more plastic loyalty cards than keys—one for every grocery...

May 31, 2007

Mervyns Completes POS ConversionMervyns’ decision to replace its point-of-sale system was part of what the...

May 31, 2007

Of all the assets on the store floor, the most valuable is the associate representing...

February 28, 2007

Understanding what shoppers want is critical to retail success. Although attention has been largely focused...

February 28, 2007

Converting paper checks to electronic deposits is a cumbersome and costly process for multi-lane stores....