Merchant Warehouse and Retail Pro International Bust Top Millennial Shopping Myths

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

January 27, 2014

Merchant Warehouse and Retail Pro

Survey Results Show a Disconnect Between Millennial Preferences and Retailer Beliefs BOSTON, MA -- January 23, 2014 -- Merchant Warehouse®, a leading provider of payment technologies and merchant services, along with Retail Pro International, today announced the findings of a...

Top 5 Holiday Tips for Small and Medium Businesses

Russell Harty | VIEW PROFILE

November 27, 2013

Holiday Shopping

Competing with Big Box Stores during the Holidays is Easier than You ThinkSmall and medium sized businesses (SMBs) may appear to be at a disadvantage when it comes to competing for holiday spending from consumers. But the reality is that they have some distinct advantages...

Survey Results: Mobile Devices and Shopping

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

October 29, 2013

Mobile Commerce

Mobile devices and shopping – topics that are particularly relevant this time of year as the holiday season quickly approaches. Over the past six months Merchant Warehouse conducted a survey of over 550 consumers and merchants on how mobile devices are changing shopping...

Impact of Gender on Shopping Preferences

Jenn Reichenbacher | VIEW PROFILE

October 17, 2013

Impact of Gender on Shopping Preferences

A new study by WSL provided some very interesting insights into male shopping patterns that should come as a wake-up call to any merchant focused on increasing sales. While conventional wisdom would indicate that women are the ones most likely drawn to sales, bargains, and...

Own a Business? Increase Sales With a Mobile Friendly Site

Jenn Reichenbacher | VIEW PROFILE

October 1, 2013

Mobile Devices

The continued growth of tablet usage is driving new opportunities for businesses that embrace e-commerce and deliver a cross-medium shopping experience optimized for the consumer regardless of the device they use. Tablet users enjoy browsing on their devices, finding items they...

Leveraging the Impact of Smartphones on the In-Store Shopping Experience

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

September 19, 2013

Leveraging the Impact of Smartphones

If you own a brick and mortar retail business and cringe whenever you see customers wielding smartphones, you might want to rethink things a bit. We've all heard horror stories about showrooming - people visiting local businesses, scoping out the merchandise and then using their...

How Big is Mobile Shopping?

Jenn Reichenbacher | VIEW PROFILE

September 12, 2013

How Big is Mobile Shopping?

One of the latest buzzwords to grace the retail world is omni-channel, delivering a parallel shopping experience across all buying mediums (online, in-store and mobile) and leveraging back-end data to reinforce an enhanced and more personalized customer experience. Even at the ‘...

What is MCX?

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

August 14, 2013

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One of the many names buzzing in the payments space right now is MCX or Merchant Customer Exchange. MCX was originally announced in August 2012 – positioned as joint effort from major retailers including Wal-Mart, Target, Sears, Lowe’s, CVS, Shell, Sunoco and others to develop...

Mobile POS - Benefits for Merchants and Consumers

Michael Gavin | VIEW PROFILE

July 30, 2013

Mobile POS - Benefits for Merchants and Consumers

Mobile features and benefits, new technologies, and smaller checkout stations encourage interoperability, mobile payments, and mobile marketing. Small-, medium- and large-sized businesses risk falling behind their competitors or becoming marginalized unless they recognize mobile...

Leveraging Mobile to Combat Showrooming

Dan Dufault | VIEW PROFILE

June 18, 2013

Leveraging Mobile

Showrooming – the increasingly popular consumer practice of examining merchandise in a traditional brick and mortar store, not making a purchase and then shopping online to find the same item at a lower price. According to L2: A Think Tank for Digital Innovation, 58 percent of...