Back in January at NRF, PayPal and Microsoft announced point-of-sale solutions with small business retailers in mind. It’s a win-win: consumers get immediate, secure mobile payment options and small business owners get one device that accomplishes a range of business operation tasks, not just for point-of-sale.
According to Gartner, the Internet of Things (IoT) has become a powerful force for business transformation, and its disruptive impact will be felt across all industries and all areas of society. They forecast that 4.9 billion connected things will be in use in 2015, reaching 25 billion by 2020.
An exciting part of my role is sharing and hearing stories on how technology helps organizations. If a picture is worth a thousand words, these latest videos speak volumes to how Henkel is a faster and more agile company.
Retailers are facing an industry-mandated deadline of October 2015 to support EMV (chip-and-PIN) cards at the point of sale.
To catch you up since our last newsletter in December and the busyness of NRF, here’s a look at the retail & consumer goods industry highlights from Microsoft.