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Data Analytics Enhances Cash Management for Retailers

Cash loss is one of the biggest challenges faced by retailers, and most of it currently results from internal theft. But even without taking theft into account, cash management is time-consuming and expensive, boosting operating expenses for retailers. The time spent manually counting cash, conducting top offs and lifts eats away at a retailer’s bottom

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5 Ways to Offset Rising Labor Costs

Retailers and restaurants are looking for ways to cope with rising labor costs, which are being fueled by minimum wage hikes in different cities and states as well as competition for workers as unemployment dips below 4.5 percent. Labor costs are one of the biggest expenses for retailers and food service companies, and while it’s

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Four Simple Best Practices for Preventing Theft at the Point of Sale

Launching a new business is a daunting task. From defining your business plan, conducing market research, acquiring financial backing, hiring staff, addressing health codes and tax laws and managing inventory, the point-of-sale may be one of the last considerations for many retailers. Store owners may overlook the importance of the point of sale. However, it

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Sleek and Small Cash Drawer Solutions Attract Large Cosmetic Chains

It is no surprise that cash continues to be a major payment method in Europe. With 1.1 trillion Euro cash in circulation as of January 2017 (European Central Bank), we will inevitably see a need for cash drawers at checkouts in the future. While there have been many advancements in PoS technologies in recent years, (contactless payment methods, clever

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RetailNOW 2017: ReAlign, ReUnite, and ReEngage

        RSPA’s RetailNOW event is upon us once again and we couldn’t be more exited to network with POS industry partners and customers, garner thought leadership and POS trends from educational talk tracks, and learn about how we can help dealers solve their business problems with innovate cash management solutions. Why is

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Differentiating General Application from Bespoke Products

Differentiating General Application from Bespoke Products   Cash is King and a cash drawer isn’t always a cash drawer. Demand for general application products has soared since early 2011. The need for highly custom or Bespoke cash drawer continues to grow. From the UK’s largest bakeries to major supermarkets across global landscapes, the need to refresh

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Manufacturer Brand Erosion: A Two Part Series

A brand is more than just a name; it’s the identifier that creates the perception of a company among its customers. Walk into a grocery store, and you’re surrounded by brands. Grocery stores have in a sense become warehouses for product brands. But what about a store’s own brand? Grocery shopping has become something you

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Intelligent Cash Handling Goes Mobile

Mobile POS (mPOS) platforms are bringing new levels of convenience and flexibility to retail. Now, a sales associate at a small boutique doesn’t have to be stuck at checkout for the duration of a shift. Thanks to wireless connections, that associate can help a customer complete a transaction anywhere in the store with a tablet

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Cash As A Service Opportunity

It Is Not Going Away – That Much Is Now Sure Now in this new era, retailers are beginning to move from looking at cash as cost of business to a customer service tool. The newly combined companies of APG and Cash Bases are engaging retailers and channel partners to allow the greatest opportunities to

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Retail Stores in Dublin Eradicate Cash Shrinkage

  An APG Case Study in Partnership with Londis Convenience Stores Controlling Cash Shrinkage Theft is one of the retail world’s biggest challenges. Especially in the independent convenience sector where stores are often manned by a handful of people that are not equipped with the latest security gizmos. In fact, nearly half of retailers (49%)

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