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February 18, 2014

In recent years, retailers have aggressively implemented in-store systems to track customers’ every move from the moment they enter till the moment they leave (hopefully including a trip through a checkout lane).

October 15, 2013

One-in-three shoppers have walked out of a store without buying the goods they intended to because of a bad experience with a self-service checkout, according to a new survey from queue management company Tensator.

March 5, 2013

By Mike Poldino, Motorola Solutions

January 30, 2013

Most retailers in Canada are ready for a phase-out of one-cent coins, a national retailing trade group said.

November 27, 2012

Traditionally, cash office management and the reconciliation process have relied on manual procedures, such as counting currency and coin by hand, creating handwritten check deposits, and keying totals into the POS system. Many retailers have used the same cash office procedures for years, with the procedures inconsistently executed from store to store. Chain Store Age talked with Balance Innovations’ Janette Davis about how technology is bringing new efficiencies to cash office management.

April 16, 2012

Access to operating capital remains an ongoing challenge for some retailers, which are still facing a difficult time when it comes to securing a loan. The problem is particularly acute for small and medium-sized businesses: Among U.S. small business owners, 90% believe the availability of credit for small businesses is a problem, and 61% agree it’s harder to get a loan now than it was four years ago, according to a recent study by the American Sustainable Business Council, Small Business Majority and Main Street Alliance. 

November 8, 2011

Uniqlo, the fast-growing apparel retailer from Japan, has implemented queue management systems from Lawrence, a Tensator Group Company, at its two new flagships in New York City (Fifth Avenue and 34th Street).

October 31, 2011

The global market for self-checkout has continued to thrive despite a difficult retail environment, according to a new report by London-based strategic research and consulting firm RBR.

December 28, 2010

Chain Store Age spoke with Michael Hanson, VP sales and marketing for Edison, N.J.-based Star Micronics America — a subsidiary of Star Micronics Company Ltd. and producer of point-of-sale printers for the retail industry — about how retailers can make the most of its point-of-sale printer technology and what they can expect from the devices moving forward.


June 30, 2010

Bi-Lo has deployed Balance Innovations’ VeriBalance cash office-management solution to optimize the cash office workflow...

November 30, 2008

As the economy plummets, crime rises. Not every statistic supports that statement, but a...

May 31, 2008

While self service may not be a mission-critical solution just yet, a tipping point...

June 30, 2007

Forewarned is forearmed, and the news that self checkout is gathering momentum among customers has...

April 30, 2007

Speeding up checkout lanes is a hot topic among today’s hottest retailers, according to the...

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