Retail - Where We’re Trending in 2014 and Beyond

Jenn Reichenbacher | VIEW PROFILE

September 4, 2014

Future of Retail

 Now that the second half of 2014 is upon us, a number of retail trends have been established. Are you familiar with any of them? Whether your business is primarily conducted in your brick-and-mortar store or through an e-commerce site - or both, it's always important as an...

Venmo outpaces Starbucks

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

September 2, 2014

Mobile Wallet

According to the most recent Business Insider Intelligence estimates the PayPal-owned Venmo overtook the Starbucks mobile payment app in terms of U.S. transaction volume during the second quarter of 2014. Venmo transaction volume reached $468 million in the second quarter of...

Making the Most of E-Commerce - What Retailers Need to Know

Jenn Reichenbacher | VIEW PROFILE

August 13, 2014

E-Commerce

Are you providing the best possible e-commerce experience for your customers? If you're like even some of the biggest, most popular online retailers, chances are that you're missing the mark in at least a few ways. Despite the fact that retailers are more aware than ever of the...

6 Reasons Mobile POS is Gaining Traction

Patrick Turiano | VIEW PROFILE

June 6, 2014

Mobile POS

Mobile and tablet based point-of-sale has been a hot topic issue for quite some time. The prevalence and popularity of consumer devices in the world of point-of-sale (POS) is on the rise. Both vendors and retailers see value in this new wave of business solutions. Here are six...

Beacons - Evolving in Retail and Payments

Patrick Turiano | VIEW PROFILE

May 29, 2014

Beacons

Retailers are constantly looking for opportunities to gain a competitive edge. Not only do they compete with one another, but they also compete with consumer shopping habits like showrooming (i.e., researching products in-store only to buy them online somewhere else later on)....

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...