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Healthcare, retail to push mobility spending to $1.85T in 2019

I came across some interesting stats from IDC about mobility spending. It seems that the healthcare and retail sectors will lead the charge in terms of spending on mobility, which is expected to jump to $1.85 trillion by 2019 for both enterprise and consumer markets, up from $1.6 trillion last year.

Salesforce launches new Marketing Cloud services for retailers

Salesforce announced new Marketing Cloud services for retailers at the National Retail Federation Big Show 2016 on Tuesday. The additions include the Salesforce Strategic Framework for Retail Customer Journeys and Strategic Retail Professional Services.

Spotlight: BLE beacon deployments set to take off next year

Bluetooth Low Energy beacons are finally set to hit the mainstream in 2016, with retailers in particularly gearing up for major deployments next year, according to ABI Research.

Mobility will prompt major business changes next year, says Forrester

More than one-quarter of companies will change how they use mobility when it comes to interacting with customers, predicted market research firm Forrester Research.

Pepperi releases mobile e-commerce app for retailers to connect to B2B wholesalers

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.

BYOD helps keep customers--and employees--satisfied

Retailers are bringing BYOD to their associates on the retail sales floor for faster, more effective customers service, noted an article at Retail Dive.

Spotlight: Backoff POS malware has infected more than 1,000 US firms

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.

Backoff malware infects POS systems at 600 retailers

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 opens retailers' doors to POS malware

Remote desktop software, made by Microsoft, Apple, Google and others, is opening up retailers' networks to point-of-sale malware attacks by cybercriminals.

IDC: 5 critical actions retailers should take in going mobile

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