Mobile order management company Pepperi Wednesday announced the launch of Pepperi Mobile Storefront, an app to provide retailers self-service ordering from brands and wholesalers using iOS and Android devices.
Retailers are bringing BYOD to their associates on the retail sales floor for faster, more effective customers service, noted an article at Retail Dive.
The Backoff point-of-sale malware, which steals credit and debit card data, has infected more than 1,000 U.S. firms, and their systems, according to the latest US-CERT update.
The Backoff malware, detailed in a US-CERT alert, has already infected point-of-sale systems at 600 retailers, according to security firm Trustwave.
Remote desktop software, made by Microsoft, Apple, Google and others, is opening up retailers' networks to point-of-sale malware attacks by cybercriminals.
More and more retailers are looking to mobile solutions to increase customer satisfaction, build customer loyalty and improve business performance. There are five critical actions that can "make or break" their mobile solutions, says market research firm IDC
This year, retailers are all about mobile. In light of this trend, Shop.org has put together an infographic that lists the top mobile "movers and shakers" in retail.
Quick rundowns on the latest mobile IT for Friday, 2/14 including: why retailers are making a fuss over the acquisition of mobile startups, heart-rate monitors and sports devices will continue to run the wearables market, why the creator of Flappy Bird has retired his wings and his addictive game, who Verizon is targeting with its M2M initiatives and what the expected legalization of mobile gambling in U.S. states will do for the industry.
More than half of retailers said mobile efforts are a top priority, identifying responsive design, mobile site optimization, and tablet redesign as focus areas, according to a survey of 70 retailers by Shop.org and Forrester Research.
More than a billion users will be buying physical goods and services using their mobile phones by 2016, forecasts research firm Informa Telecoms & Media.