How Online Retention Programs Are Helping Brick and Mortar Stores Survive

Oct 10 2017

Beth Foster

We’ve all heard the rumours: brick and mortar stores are unnecessary in a digital world, retail giants are destined for bankruptcy, and the end of physical retail is upon us. While it’s unlikely that clicks will mean the end of bricks, mobile access and the rise of ecommerce has dramatically changed the retail landscape over the last few years. Customers are now demanding the convenience and accessibility of digital stores, and competition for consumer dollars is more fierce than ever before. 

Top Retail Trends of 2017 Extended

With 2017 nearly half over, we thought it would be a good idea to review some of the top retail trends we are seeing so far this year. Retail technology is featuring high on the list of what independent and local retailers can now do to improve their in-store offers. We provide mobile coupons, digital receipts and in the future customizable receipt promos with our unique cloud-connected printers.

How to succeed in the multi-cloud era

The cloud is evolving to meet changing business needs. Success is no longer about a quick, tactical cloud implementation, but rather about finding the right cloud solutions that strategically align with your business. This is pushing organizations to adopt a multi-cloud strategy. According to the 2017 State of the Cloud Survey by Rightscale, 85 percent of business are already moving toward a multi-cloud strategy.

Why loyalty-card programs should just die

Three ways to build customer trust without stamp cards
How many loyalty cards do you have in your wallet? Between coffee-shop stamps and gas station points and consumer rewards, it’s likely there’s quite a few (in fact, the average American is a member of 29 loyalty programs — even though they’ll only use half of them this year).