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Top 10 Solution Providers 2017 – Retail CIO Outlook

APG Cash Drawer was selected as a Top 10 POS Solution Provider for 2017 in The Retail CIO Outlook magazine.  The selection panel, comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, and analysts including Retail CIO Outlook Magazine editorial board, chose vendors based on core competency, product and service offerings, innovations and market reach. Other top solution providers included were,

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Retail Isn’t Doomed, but a Tectonic Shift Is Under Way

Online shopping has put tremendous pressure on brick-and-mortar retailers, causing large numbers of locations to go out of business. But lest anyone think retail is shrinking, the opposite is actually true. As of July 2017, retail sales were up $121.5 billion over last year, according to a new report by the IHL Group. With the

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Manufacturer Brand Erosion: Protecting Brand Identity through Channel Partners

APG Cash Drawer, like many other manufacturers, relies on the indirect sales channel to get our products and solutions into the hands of our end user customers. This involves working with distributors, POS resellers, OEMs and software developers to ensure our products and services deliver maximum value. At APG we understand the important role our channel

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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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EMV Making Slow Progress

The adoption of EMV technology (Europay, MasterCard and Visa) at the POS in the U.S. has been slow and, at times, confusing. When the deadline for merchants to start accepting EMV chip-enabled cards passed in October 2015, more than two-thirds of merchants weren’t ready for the switch. But things have started to change, according to

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From Counting Cash To Counting On Operational Excellence

An APG Case Study In Partnership With Costcutter Supermarkets The Costcutter store in Porthleven, UK, is a busy place, especially in the summer months when tourists flock to the seaside town. The staff were spending more than two hours daily counting money, calculating cash floats and topping up tills, which hurt productivity. With multiple cashiers

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Seven Situations Where Cash Is King

There are plenty of good reasons to carry cash. You get better control of your budget and will likely spend less than when you use plastic or electronic payments for everything, even a cup of coffee or a candy bar. Mobile payments and credit cards make sense in some situations. If you’re putting down a

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Still Not Comfortable with Millennials? Wait till You See Generation Z

Employers are still coming to terms with how to accommodate the work habits of millennials. You remember Millennials, the generation that reached adulthood around 2000 and brought a fair amount of change. They prefer flexible hours, have a strong sense of work/life balance, and want to be rewarded for their work with clear career advancement

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NRF 2017 Exhibition Recap

NRF has come a long way since its early days in the ballroom of the New York Hilton. Retail’s Big Show now spans the entire retail technology universe. One exciting highlight was Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, visiting the show this year to give a keynote presentation on how to keep a

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