Preparation is Half the Battle: Four Factors for Successful Retail Technology Im…

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)

PayPal Study Finds Cash Is King In Asia - CNBC - (8/29/17)

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09-14-2017

WASHINGTON, September 14, 2017 – The National Retail Federation said a ruling issued today by the So...

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