ArcherPoint Retail Newsletter Archive

June 2016

  • Online Buying Surpasses In-Store for the First Time Ever
  • Omni-channel Does a 180 - Facing the Customer
  • Report: Retailers Focusing Too Much on Millennials

May 2016

  • How Do You Stay Relevant? Try Going Back to Basics
  • With Predicted Growth of Online Sales, Retailers Need to Be “Customer-Obsessed”
  • Disparate Retail Systems: Bad News for Business Growth
  • Top Blogs of the Month:

    • Gain your Customers’ Trust with One Feature
    • Don’t Make these Mistakes when Creating Your Retail App
    • The Emotional Side of Retail

April 2016

  • On-Demand Delivery: A Must for Retailers? Maybe Not
  • PwC Report: Disruptive Forces in Retail and Their Impact on Loss and Shrinkage
  • Building a Successful eCommerce Website: 8 Helpful Tips
  • Top Blogs of the Month:

    • Google’s Ad Format Changes: Tips for Staying at the Top with Your Ads
    • There’s a fine line between marketing and overselling. Don’t overstep it.
    • Creating Happier Customers Can Lead to Sales Tax Implications

March 2016

  • Three Trends Compelling Major Shifts in Retail: How Retailers Can Predict and Prepare
  • Labor Department Report: Retail Economy is “Steady and Improving”
  • Industry Survey: Mobile Budgets Set to Increase in 2016
  • Top Blogs of the Month:

    • Brick-and-Mortar Surge
    • Shopping Cart abandonment: Why It Happens and How to Win Them Back
    • The Stats behind M-Commerce

February 2016

  • Mobile Commerce: What’s Working, What’s Not
  • Consumers Say They Can Cut Back—But Where Do They Draw the Line?
  • The Bottom Line in Online Shopping: Simplify the Experienc
  • Top Blogs of the Month:

    • Join ArcherPoint at the National Retail Federation’s BIG Show 2016
    • Retail Resolutions for 2016
    • Automatic Replenishment for Stores and Warehouses

January 2016

  • Are You ‘Smarketing’?
  • NRF’s Retail’s BIG Show Is Coming This Month!
  • Millennials: How Do Retailers Connect?
  • Top Blogs of the Month:

    • Turning Holiday Shoppers into Year-Round Customers
    • Post Thanksgiving, Pre-Christmas Holiday Stats
    • Using Holiday Data to Make Improvements for 2016

December 2015

  • A Strong Holiday Season for eCommerce and What It Means to the Future of Retail
  • True Omnichannel Retailers Will Dominate in Holiday Shopping Battle
  • Pinterest Enables In-platform eCommerce
  • Top Blogs of the Month:

    • Three Ways to Keep the Reward in Your Customer Loyalty Programs
    • Suzi Shopper: What Retailers Can Learn from Uber
    • Unboxing Millennial and Gen Z Shopping Habits

November 2015

  • Is Black Friday Still Relevant?
  • Geolocation: Revolutionizing Retail
  • Radical Transparency: No Longer Just a Trend
  • Top Blogs of the Month:

    • Instagram Advertising: Now Open to the Public!
    • Suzi Shopper: Use EMV As an Opportunity to Connect with Customers
    • What’s New in Social Media for Retailers

October 2015

  • The Changing Retail Landscape: More Reasons to Hire Seasonal Help
  • Are You Ready for a Second Location? Here are 5 Factors to Consider
  • FBI: Chip-based Cards Aren’t Enough—Consumers Need to Use PINs
  • Top Blogs of the Month:

    • Fully Integrated, End-to-End, Embedded…What's the Difference?
    • Suzi Shopper: You think I’m loyal? Show me!
    • October 1st Has Come and Gone, EMV is Here to Stay

September 2015

  • Women: Primary Drivers in Mobile Commerce
  • This Holiday Season, It’s All About Free Shipping
  • NRF Consumer Survey: New Credit Cards Aren’t Safe Enough
  • Top Blogs of the Month:

    • Achieving Retail Agility through Omni-Channel Solutions
    • The Future of Retail
    • Don’t Just Have an App – Apply It to Your Customers

August 2015

  • Pinterest Big in Purchasing Decisions—Even In-Store
  • Don’t Wait for October: Promote Your Own “Holiday” Shopping Now
  • After the EMV Deadline: Where Will Hackers Show Up?
  • Top Blogs of the Month:

    • The Top Eight KPIs Retailers Should Be Tracking (with Formulas)
    • The Millennial Enigma: Explained
    • Caution: Consumer Biases May Be Preventing Retail Sales

July 2015

  • Survey Shows Shopping Apps Gaining in Popularity with Millennials
  • Search Continues to Dominate in Digital Ad Spending
  • The EMV Deadline: Are You Ready?
  • Top Blogs of the Month:

    • What’s Your Mobile Marketing Game Plan?
    • Three Steps to Effectively Using eCommerce
    • Increasing Conversions and Sales When Optimizing Pinterest’s Rich Pins

June 2015

  • Text Messaging: It’s Still Smart Marketing
  • What Are Top Retail Execs Reading? A list of 22 books, blogs, and other resources
  • What Types of Web Content and App Features Are Online Shoppers Looking For?
  • Top Blogs of the Month:

    • RFID and the New Age of Music Festivals: A Heads-Up for Retailers
    • Suzi Shopper: Personlized Service…or Stalker?
    • Mobile by the Numbers

May 2015

  • What Retailers Need to Know About a Booming Market: Millennial Moms
  • BYOD: The Pros and Cons
  • The Power of Push Notifications
  • Top Blogs of the Month:

    • Choosing an eCommerce Solution that Fits Your Business
    • The Anchoring Effect: How Retailers Can Take Advantage of a Powerful Pricing Strateg
    • The Cost of an OmniChannel System for a Midsized Retailer / Restaurant

April 2015

  • The Future of Brick-and-Mortar Stores: What Does It Look Like?
  • Retailers’ “Just in Time” Work Scheduling Practices Being Scrutinized
  • LS Retail Launches New Portal
  • Top Blogs of the Month:

    • Nurturing Your Loyal Customers through Email Marketing
    • Creating a Killer Landing Page
    • The Power of a Single Message

March 2015

  • The State of the Customer: Influencers in 2015
  • Supreme Court: One Step Closer to Online Sales Tax?
  • LS Retail Promotions: Offers End March 26!
  • $200 Off! in:fluence Omnichannel Retail Conference
  • Top Blogs of the Month:

    • Suzi Shopper: What retailers can learn from car dealers
    • Six Cool Things Mobile Wallets Can Do For You
    • Are You Where Your Customers Are? Thoughts from a Millennial Shopper

February 2015

  • Three Tips for Attracting the 21st Century Customer
  • White House Takes Action Against Cyber Threats
  • LS Retail Continues Promotions for 2015…for a Limited Time Only
  • Top Blogs of the Month:

    • Four Sales Tax Traps for Clothing and Apparel Retailers
    • A Dynamic Duo for Retailers: Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 and LS Retail
    • Showrooming: A New Threat To Brick-and-Mortar Retailers (Infographic)

January 2015

  • URL to “IRL”: Retail is Trending Back to Brick-and-Mortar
  • Print Catalogs Making a Comeback
  • LS Retail Offers New Promotions for 2015
  • $200 Off! in:fluence Omnichannel Retail Conference
  • Top Blogs of the Month:

    • What Retail Can Learn from Sony
    • The Road Ahead: Retail Industry Trends for 2015
    • Making the most of your social media: Facebook

December 2014

  • Want to Boost Your Sales? Boost Your WiFi
  • Tips for Preventing Holiday Shoplifting
  • Amazon Launches “Make an Offer” Program
  • Top Blogs of the Month:

    • Suzi Shopper: Holidays Aside, Don’t Miss Out on Year End Tax Deductions
    • Real-time Data vs. Historical Data: It’s Important to Look at Both
    • The great Thanksgiving retail debate

November 2014

  • 73% of Holiday Shoppers will Use Mobile Devices
  • Tips for Retailers Thinking of Going Global
  • The End of Facebook “Like-Gating”… and a Return to Authentic Consumer Engagement
  • Top Blogs of the Month:

    • Suzi Shopper: The Dreaded Auto Attendant Loop
    • What are You Bringing to the Table?
    • Suzi Shopper: Going Green? Not So Much

October 2014

  • Amazon’s Move to Open Brick-and-Mortar Store Speaks Volumes About Brand, Logistics
  • Accenture Report: Holiday Shoppers Will Expect Discounts
  • Over Half of Mobile Shoppers Ditch Carts in Apps that Frustrate Them
  • Top Blogs of the Month:

    • Now’s the Perfect Time to Start Your Online Holiday Pay-Per-Click
    • Suzi Shopper: Knowing Your Market Pays Dividends
    • Did Your Customer Abandon Their Shopping Cart? Don’t Abandon Them!

September 2014

  • Retail “Winners” Plan for Store Growth While “Laggards” Plan for Store Closings
  • Nearly 1/3 of US Shoppers Must See or Feel a Product Before Purchasing
  • U.S. Government Warns Retailers About Malicious Software
  • Top Blogs of the Month:

    • Move Over Spielberg: Artificial Intelligence is Very Real (and Very Profitable) for Retailers
    • Suzi Shopper: Get with the (Loyalty) Program
    • Gen Z: Do your customers suffer from FOMO?

June 6, 2014

  • Does Your Retail Management System Deliver The BI Insights You Need?
  • Are Infrequent Shoppers More Loyal? Ask Your Retail Sales Software
  • 5 Ways For Mid-Market Retailers To Get More Out Of Their Social Media Initiatives

May 29, 2014

  • Does Your Retail Sales Software Meet Customer Expectations?

May 15, 2014

  • Why Social Listening Matters To Retailers (And Their Customers)

May 6, 2014

  • How To Use Retail Software Solutions For Customer Segmentation
  • Should You Change Your Point Of Sale Software Or Change Your Workflow?
  • 5 Tips For Upgrading Your Retail Software Solution

May 1, 2014

  • 3 Tips For Securing Customer Data On Your Retail Point Of Sale System

April 22, 2014

  • Are You Using Retail Sales Software To Encourage Customer Loyalty?
  • What's The Ideal Purchasing Strategy For Your Retail Supply Chain?
  • 4 Ways Retail Management Software Improves Your Social Media Reach

April 17, 2014

  • 5 Ways To Prevent eCommerce Cart Abandonment At Point Of Sale

April 10, 2014

  • 4 Ways To Make Showrooming Part Of Your Omni-Channel Strategy
  • Could Streamlining Data Workflow Improve Your Retail Supply Chain?
  • 3 Essential Investments To Make In Mobile Commerce

April 3, 2014

  • Does Inventory Management Determine Omni-Channel Success?

March 20, 2014

  • 3 Steps For Retailers To Improve Customer Segmentation

March 11, 2014

  • Preparing For Growth: 3 Features Your Retail ERP Solution Should Include
  • 4 Steps To Better Demand Planning For Mid-Market Retailers
  • 2 Warning Signs That You Need To Overhaul Your Omni-Channel Strategy

March 6, 2014

  • Getting Started With Analytics: 3 Tips For Mid-Market Retailers

February 4, 2014

  • 4 Ways Retail ERP Systems Improve Inventory Replenishment

January 23, 2014

  • How To Get More From Your Retail ERP Reports

January 14, 2014

  • Are You Using Mobile Retail Solutions To Meet Your Customers' Needs?
  • Does Your Retail Inventory Management Processes Need An Overhaul?
  • Perfecting Your Retail Inventory Management: Where Should You Start?

January 9, 2014

  • 3 Inventory Management Techniques That Reduce Supply Chain Costs

January 2, 2014

  • 5 Ways Retail ERP Dashboards Improve Decision-Making
  • 4 Tips For Retailers To Improve Vendor Management
  • 3 Ways A Retail Management System Can Help To Lower Labor Costs

December 26, 2013

  • 4 Mobile Commerce Features That Can Boost In-Store Sales

December 17, 2013

  • 4 Ways A Retail ERP Solution Can Help Reduce Distribution Costs
  • The Color/Size Conundrum: Part 1
  • Is It Time To Upgrade Your Retail ERP System? Ask These 5 Questions

December 10, 2013

  • Inventory Replenishment: How A Retail ERP System Can Improve Accuracy

December 3, 2013

  • Don't Drop the Ball on Drop Shipping Sales Tax
  • 3 Ways A Retail Software System Can Improve Inventory Management Across Multiple Stores
  • How Can A Retail Software Solution Improve Communication With Vendor Systems?

November 26, 2013

  • 3 Keys to Improving Omni-Channel Fulfillment with a Streamlined Inventory Process

November 19, 2013

  • How Can Open-To-Buy Planning Improve Your Inventory Management?
  • How Can a Retail ERP System Streamline Customer Data-Gathering?
  • 3 Ways Retail Point of Sale Software Can Help Capture Relevant Customer Data

November 12, 2013

  • Does 'Gamification' Work As An Innovative Retail Solution?
  • 4 Comprehensive Retail Solutions For Assessing Industry Trends
  • 3 Ways For Retailers To Support An Omni-Channel Strategy

November 5, 2013

  • 3 Innovative Retail Solutions To Promote Digital Coupons
  • 3 Ways A Retail POS Solution Improves Customer Management
  • How Can A Retail ERP Solution Help With Tracking The Latest Trends?

October 29, 2013

  • How Can Retailers Strengthen Their Social Commerce Strategy?
  • 3 Big Gains An Integrated Retail Management Solution Can Deliver Retailers
  • How Can A Retail ERP System Improve Cash Management?

October 22, 2013

  • How To Track The Success Of 'Made In The USA' Initiatives With A Retail ERP System
  • 3 Inventory Management Keys To Improve Product Allocation
  • How Can A Retail ERP System Help You Capitalize On Consumer Trends?

October 15, 2013

  • 3 Ways A Retail Management System Can Improve Your Special Ordering Process
  • How To Track The Success Of 'Made In The USA' Initiatives With A Retail ERP System
  • 4 Ways To Pan Information From Your Retail ERP Software's Data Goldmine