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Taggalo launches all-in-one video, Wi-Fi and Beacon product to digitize physical stores

Brick-and-mortar stores have long been behind online stores in the ability to gather and analyze data on shoppers. Physical stores have tried to even the score with a patchwork of technologies ranging from in-store cameras to tracking consumer phones. Now Taggalo has announced an all-in-one product that uses video, Wi-Fi and Beacon to more easily digitize the entire physical store.

Commercial, industrial use of IoT to fuel tripling of devices by 2020, says Juniper

The commercial, industrial and public services sectors are expected to fuel growth in the Internet of Things, with the number of IoT connected devices forecast by Juniper Research tripling to 38 billion units by 2020.

JDA beefs up mobile capabilities of its store operations platform for retail managers

JDA – a provider of cloud-based retail and supply chain planning and management products – announced Tuesday improved mobile capabilities for JDA Store Operations platform for retail managers.

What retail CIOs need: Predictive analytics

Mobile data is huge because of the rise in useage, leaving CIOs with a wealth of information they can use to help better understand customers and increase sales. Here are some of the benefits of predictive analytics taken from mobile data.

Target's transformation roadmap makes mobile the front door

Target has embarked on a multi-faceted transformation to grow business and CEO Brian Cornell has declared mobile "the front door."

Wearables in the Workplace: Workers worry about security, but see productivity benefits

Workers are concerned about the security and privacy implications of wearables, but think that they will make them more efficient and productive at work, according to a study by PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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The top news stories for Sept. 17, 2014.

Why retailers need to board the e-commerce bandwagon

Not only are consumers visiting retail store websites on their smartphones more frequently than in years past, they're completing more purchases from mobile devices as well.

Stitch Labs data finds retailers get 10% revenue boost with free shipping

Stitch Labs, an inventory and multichannel selling platform for retailers and wholesalers, revealed findings that indicate a potential 10 percent increase in revenue when companies provide free shipping to customers.

Big data aids retailers with inventory planning

Big data is helping retailers to better stock their stores, using state apparel size averages, rather than the national average, to dictate inventory.