New POS terminals help business owners improve customer service with touchscreen-based apps

By Aaron Broverman It may not be long before payment terminals have more in common with smartphones than card readers....

November 1st, 2017 IT World Canada Staff

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Hashtag Trending – Russia reached 126M Facebook users, Shopify CEO responds to pundit’s claims

Facebook reveals just how many Americans were reached by Russian content during last year’s U.S. election. Bell and Virgin are...

November 1st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

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Updated story: Short list for $950 million supercluster initiative revealed

The Canadian government has selected nine consortiums for its supercluster program shortlist. Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic...

October 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Cheryl Eng is Thalmic's new retail lead

Thalmic Labs hires former Apple retail lead

The team leader that transformed Apple Inc.'s retail stores into a gadget tutorial workshop is now going to be the...

August 11th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Comic book showcasing a couple envisioning their kitchen renovation through VR before it became popular

Lowe’s ‘Holoroom How-to’ pilots seek value of VR for bricks-and-mortar retail

I've never installed shower tiles before, but I'm going to try now. I'm looking at the shower with its exposed,...

August 3rd, 2017 Brian Jackson

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LCBO targets $1 billion in e-commerce sales as leadership pushes for transformation

The Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) just started e-commerce sales less than a year ago, but CEO George Soleas...

June 7th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Why eBay’s leading the charge to increase Canada’s de minimis threshold

Note: Updated on Feb. 22 to incorporate comments from the Retail Council of Canada. Few business expenses annoy Sudbury, Ont.-based...

February 21st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Take Control of Your In-Store Signage

Take Control of Your In-Store Signage

Retailers know the importance of visuals to reinforce their brand, and that in-store signage is a key part in bringing...

January 9th, 2017 IT World Canada Team

Line Busting as a Mobile Transaction and Service Strategy

Line Busting as a Mobile Transaction and Service Strategy

The advancements in consumer and mobile transaction technologies are turning traditional retail experiences into digital ones, but many organizations are...

January 9th, 2017 IT World Canada Team