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by Tom Schoen, president, BTM Global Undertaking any sort of enterprise technology implementation is a huge effort, and just as important as the implementation itself is how you prepare for it. From the thoroughness of your plans, to educating and prepping your teams, to transitioning the project upon completion, preparation is really half of the battle when it comes to a technology implementation. And while no self-respecting company goes into an...

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Target To Hire 100,000 For Holiday Season - Reuters (9/13/17)

Should Merchants Go Cashless? Reforming Retail (9/12/17)

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ICMI Announces Expansion of Advisory Board and Tracks for 2018 Contact Center Ex…

09-06-2017

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Customer Management Ins...

NRF Adjusts Forecast for 2017 Retail Sales Following Government Data Revision

09-07-2017

WASHINGTON, September 6, 2017 – The National Retail Federation today adjusted its forecast for retai...

POS-n-go Partners with Elo to Provide Merchants a Modern Mobile POS All-in-One S…

09-08-2017

Kimberley, BC - POS-n-go point-of-sale is proud to announce a partnership with Elo, and POS-n-...

Rebecca Minkoff Partners with Alipay Ahead of New York Fashion Week

09-08-2017

[New York], September 8, 2017 – Global lifestyle brand Rebecca Minkoff today announced a partnership...

First Data Expands its Support for Businesses Impacted by Hurricanes

09-13-2017

NEW YORK & CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in com...

Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show is Rescheduled

09-06-2017

Due to the expected Hurricane Irma, the 2017 Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show has been reschedu...

Grubhub Partners with Portland Food Carts to Power SMBs and Bring Diners Local F…

09-19-2017

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Grubhub, the nation's leading takeout market...

EMVCo Publishes Version 2 of the EMV Payment Tokenisation Technical Framework

09-08-2017

8 September 2017 – Technical body, EMVCo, has publicly released EMV® Payment Tokenisation Specificat...

Nets Delivers Instant P2P Payments in Partnership with Norway’s Vipps

09-12-2017

12 September - Nets has announced it has entered into a three-year partnership with Vipps, Norway’s ...

Xing Bian Li, China’s Leading Retail Concept Company Raises 15 million USD Angel…

09-05-2017

SHANGHAI, Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The 'New Retail' concept, a business model first propose...

Netcom PaySystem Announces a Merchant Relief Program

09-14-2017

Roswell, GA – September 13th, 2017 – Netcom PaySystem, a company that specializes in electronic paym...

Grasshopper Kiosks Releases New Technology to Modernize Cannabis Sales and Distr…

09-06-2017

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Grasshopper Kiosks (grasshopperkiosks.com), ...

SevenRooms, a Reservation & Seating Management Platform, Announces Roll Out …

09-13-2017

NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, SevenRooms, a reservation, seating and guest exp...

Celebrity Entrepreneurs, Startup Founders & Retail CEOs Speakers- NRF’s Shop…

09-20-2017

WASHINGTON, September 20, 2017 – CEOs, startup founders, top business school professors and entertai...

Kibo’s Jennifer Sherman Selected as Honoree for Dallas Business Journal’s Women …

09-14-2017

DALLAS – Sept. 14, 2017 – Today, Kibo announced that Jennifer Sherman, SVP of Product and Strategy, ...

Merchant e-Solutions Partners with CardFlight to Offer SwipeSimple Mobile Paymen…

09-12-2017

ATLANTA and NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CardFlight, a mobile point of sale (POS) t...

NRF CEO in Sacramento Bee: Lowering Corporate Taxes Would Benefit Workers

09-14-2017

WASHINGTON, September 14, 2017 – The National Retail Federation today urged congressional action on ...

Retail Holiday Sales to Increase 4 to 4.5 Percent

09-20-2017

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail holiday sales should rise a healthy 4 to 4...

Anaheim Ducks Name Toshiba Official Document Solutions Partner

09-12-2017

IRVINE, Calif. (September 12, 2017) — Toshiba America Business Solutions today announced it is ...

RetailNOW 2017 Review: Years Of POS Intelligence Packed Into Four Days

09-06-2017

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NRF Foundation Hosts RISE Up Retail Hiring Fair in Baltimore

09-14-2017

BALTIMORE, September 14, 2017 – Retailers, nonprofit organizations and a Baltimore city workforce ag...

Grubhub Data Reveals Savvy Online Ordering Trends Across America

09-19-2017

CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Grubhub, the nation's leading takeout marketplace, ...

Nexgen Packaging Appoints Jim Welch as President

09-14-2017

WESTMONT, Ill., Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexgen Packaging, a full service provider of...

Shoptalk Releases 2018 Agenda and Initial Speaker Lineup with 80+ Executives

09-12-2017

New York, NY—September 12, 2017—Shoptalk, the trailblazing retail and ecommerce event, today release...

Retailers Cite Equifax as Need for Uniform Data Breach Law

09-13-2017

WASHINGTON, September 13, 2017 – The National Retail Federation and other industry associations are ...

Retail Imports Set New Monthly High, Yearly Record Possible

09-08-2017

WASHINGTON, September 8, 2017 – Growing imports at the nation’s major retail container ports set an ...

Lesara Announces $40M in Funding for Strategic Development and Expansion

09-12-2017

New York (September 12, 2017) - Lesara, Berlin-based online fashion and lifestyle retailer...

Q2 Launches CardSwap to Keep FIs Top of Wallet, Generate Valuable Interchange Re…

09-11-2017

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SICOM Acquires FingerPrints Point of Sale System from Posera Ltd.

09-15-2017

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uberall Acquires Sales Veteran Stephane Ville to Spark Digital Marketing Revolut…

09-14-2017

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New Focus Drives Payment Alliance International Rebrand

09-13-2017

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Lightspeed Restaurant Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Hospital…

09-19-2017

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Brightpearl Launches Enterprise Partner Program

09-20-2017

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PUMA Europe Selects Customer Engagement Platform by Mapp Digital

09-05-2017

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Retailers Say U.S. ‘Must Compete’ on Corporate Tax Rate

09-19-2017

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PEPFAR and Mastercard Launch Partnership to Address HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control

09-18-2017

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Arizona Restaurant Survives Minimum Wage Hikes with Self Ordering Kiosk

09-13-2017

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’Disruptive’ Website/App Users Spend More Time Researching before Purchasing, J…

09-14-2017

COSTA MESA, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Users of "disruptive" websites and apps—...

AudioEye Enters Partnership with Dealer Inspire to Address Automotive Retail Web…

09-13-2017

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AudioEye, Inc. (OTCQB: AEYE) ("AudioEye" or t...

Speedy Checkout Line & FutureProof Retail Announce Partnership Bringing Line…

09-05-2017

NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- FutureProof Retail (FPR) and Speedy Checkout Line AS in...

Johnston & Murphy Combine MarTech And AdTech To Improve The Customer Journey

09-14-2017

BOSTON, Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Customer Portfolios, a leader in lifecycle marketi...

MassRoots Plans Point-of-Sale Expansion Amid Imminent Nevada Regulatory Change

09-15-2017

DENVER, Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT), one of the leading technolo...

Revel Systems Debuts Revel Advantage Ushering in Integrated Payments Solutions

09-14-2017

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Revel Systems, a feature-rich business platform integrating operatio...

Amazon Online Grocery Sales Surge with Whole Foods Acquisition, says Packaged Fa…

09-14-2017

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first week after its acquisition by Amazo...

Wiser Brings Better Data, Better Decisions to Brands and Retailers

09-14-2017

SAN MATEO, Calif. – (September 13, 2017) – Wiser Solutions, Inc. launched today with an all-in-one a...

More Than Half of American Consumers to Abandon Cash by 2020

09-08-2017

IRVINE, California – September 13, 2017 – More than half (54 percent) of US consumers expect to aban...

Billabong to Leverage Aptos Singular Commerce Platform to Fuel Omni-Channel Inno…

09-06-2017

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aptos, Inc., a recognized market leader in retail technology solutions, to...

BTM Global Announces Scheels Service Shop Integration is Live

09-12-2017

MINNEAPOLIS (Sept. 12, 2017) – BTM Global, a premier provider of retail system integration and devel...

The Secret Lies In The Data

09-05-2017

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Toast Integrates with Olo to Transform Digital Ordering for Restaurants

09-06-2017

BOSTON, Sept. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Toast, the all-in-one restaurant technology platform and ...

AccuStore Leads Innovation Forum at FSTEC

09-15-2017

Clearwater, FL, September 15, 2017 – AccuStore VP Alec Veinger will be leading an innovation forum a...

Paris Retail Week to host 200+ conferences, including "Ecommerce in Africa…

09-05-2017

The leading event for the European online and offline retail community, Paris Retail Week will prese...

Open Dining Partners with LevelUp to Drive More Order-Ahead Orders

09-13-2017

BOSTON, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Open Dining, a leading online ordering provider, has...

ScanSource Inc Names New Board Member

09-13-2017

    Betty Temple brings extensive legal advisory and leadership experience to Board ...