May 2012

  • May 30th, 2012

    Imagine this: You’re stuck on the phone with a customer. The other sales person has stepped out for lunch when suddenly a shopper walks in and heads straight to an item on display. You really want to serve him but the customer on the phone is important too. You glance over and see that the guy has lifted the tag and looked at the style name, product description and price.

    Lucky for you, there’s something more imprinted on the price tag, a square-shaped barcode called a QR code. The customer sees this, grabs his smart phone and aims it at the QR code.

  • May 1st, 2012

    According to a recent article in The AustralianOnline retail sales are growing at more than 15 times the rate of the overall retail sector, highlighting the need for traditional merchants to accelerate their internet sales strategy.”

  • May 1st, 2012

    You might have noticed that the Retail Business Newsletter hasn’t been around for a while.

    Well, we’re back and we have plenty to say about the retail landscape today and how it relates to the technology you’re increasingly relying on to be more competitive and to keep your costs down.

    We look forward to sending you monthly updates on insights into retail trends and innovations, and tips on how to get the most out of your retail software systems.

    Wishing you successful retailing,

    Bernie Hogan

    Managing Director, Creative Computing