Avoiding the post-holiday sales slump with SMS | MessageMedia New Zealand

December is always a busy time for retailers. Bricks-and-mortar stores are mayhem and online sales are through the roof but in the back of our minds we’re bracing ourselves for the inevitable post-silly season slump, when customers turn their attention to recovering from seasonal over-spending and paying those holiday debts Continue Reading

Avoiding the post-holiday sales slump with SMS | MessageMedia New Zealand

December is always a busy time for retailers. Bricks-and-mortar stores are mayhem and online sales are through the roof but in the back of our minds we’re bracing ourselves for the inevitable post-silly season slump, when customers turn their attention to recovering from seasonal over-spending and paying those holiday debts Continue Reading

Q&A: How Fortinet is Helping Retailers Meet PCI DSS Requirements

With so many high profile security breaches of large retailers in the news recently, a hot topic everywhere is around PCI DSS, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards. We recently spoke with Nirav Shah, Fortinet’s Director of Product Marketing – Enterprise Security, for his take on PCI DSS requirements, Continue Reading

Today’s Retail Network and Security Requirements

For retailers with many geographically dispersed shops or stores, having secure network connectivity and linking all sites to the head office has become the glue of critical operating processes, such as the Point of Sale (PoS), accounting, inventory control, pricing, customer relationship management applications, and other business services. The in-store Continue Reading

Boost traffic with Google Shopping

Google Shopping is a paying service offered by Google that allows online retailers to list their products using a cost-per-click model. Like other Google advertising programs, the higher the bid, the higher the chance of ranking in search results, though product relevancy and Google’s special Shopping algorithm also come into Continue Reading