Stores Reinvented - 11th Annual Store Systems Study with RIS News
- Retail IT is expanding at breakneck speed in 2014 with huge movement to the Cloud and convergence of systems that were once in separate silos. In our 11th Annual Store Systems Study with RIS News, we delve deeply into the impact of OmniChannel and Mobility on store systems and the impact of these trends on traditional vendors like IBM, NCR, Toshiba, Fujitsu, Motorola, HP, and others.
Mobile POS: Hype to Reality
- Mobile in retail is now a $5.7 Billion business worldwide and one that continues to grow rapidly. It is the single fastest moving trend in retail since Internet was added to the stores. Mobile and The buzz about Mobile in Retail has been increasing ever since Apple began using it in their stores. Of the various store functions that can be performed using Mobile technology, one of the most interesting is that of Mobile POS. This report looks at the current state of Mobile POS in North America, the adoption rates of the various retail verticals, and the shipment and installed base details by type of device (Rugged Handheld, Non-Rugged Handheld, and Tablet). We also provide forecasts for shipments and installed base of these devices, as well as an estimate of the impact that these devices will have on the use of traditional POS hardware.