• Evolution of Tablets in the Workplace

    Posted 09/01/2019 by Kristin Hill
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    When you consider all of its attributes, it’s no surprise the tablet is increasingly finding itself the star of modern workplace solutions. First of all, you just can’t beat the price. The simple tablet easily takes the place of expensive and cumbersome electronic hardware such as CPUs, laptops, scanners, and cameras (just to name a few); plus, updating software is as easy as downloading an app. And who could forget the tablet’s environmentally-friendly attributes—such as turning media like paper and ink into extraneous supplies? But perhaps it’s the fact that it can go wherever the user goes, instantly transporting information with the tap of a finger that makes the tablet the ultimate champion in workplace solutions. In fact, the only challenge a tablet seems to have is how tough you can make it and still enjoy its long list of conveniences.

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  • River Walking and Talking POS industry Trends at RSPA RetailNOW 2019

    Posted 08/15/2019 by ScanSource
    ScanSource's expert team at RetailNOW 2019

    The ScanSource team recently journeyed to sunny, beautiful (and hot) San Antonio, Texas for what was an action-packed four days spent at RSPA’s RetailNOW 2019. The show was loaded with great keynote presentations from RSPA’s leadership, education sessions from industry experts, and several networking receptions, providing ample opportunity for attendees to not only talk business and solutions, but to learn about the latest trends in the POS and payments industry and catch up with industry peers.

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  • Putting our Partners on the Fast Track

    Posted 07/12/2019 by ScanSource
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    During ScanSource’s recent 2019 Partner Summit in Indianapolis, our team held several Fast Track Sessions, each highlighting a different trending channel topic presented by industry experts. In case you missed it, we wanted to share highlights from a few of these sessions.

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  • In-Store Customer Experience is Still the Cornerstone

    Posted 07/08/2019 by ScanSource
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    In a world where shoppers have seemingly unlimited choices, the in-store experience still stands strong as the cornerstone of retail. That’s what Zebra’s 2019 Shopper Vision Study found when approximately 5,000 shoppers, 1,000 retail associates and 500 retail decision makers from around the globe were asked about shopper preferences and the technology that shapes the experience that both brick-and-mortar and online stores provide.

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  • How Technology is Revolutionizing the Retail Space

    Posted 06/17/2019 by Brenda McCurry
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    In a recent survey ScanSource conducted of SMB retailers across various business verticals, 96 percent of owner/operators said they are in charge of determining the investments their businesses must make, and 84 percent said they like trying new things for their business. SMB retailers know they are competing with big-box stores and online empires, and they look to deliver outstanding customer service in order to gain repeat business. While we have seen a rise in e-commerce over the last decade, many consumers agree that shopping in a brick and mortar store is still necessary. An online shopping experience most notably lacks one thing: the unparalleled customer experience that can be created in-store.

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