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The Total Cost of Ownership for Point-of-Sale and PC Cash Drawer, presented by IDC. Point-of-Sale solution or a PC Cash Drawer: Which will cost you more? IBM presents: "The Total Cost of Ownership for Point-of-Sale and PC Cash Drawer." This Webcast is designed to help retailers understand the differences in total costs between POS and PC Cash Drawer systems. Click here to attend the Webcast at your convenience. Sponsored by IBM.
Industry White Papers
The Journey to Enablement
A key to winning in today's competitive climate is the need for "accelerated differentiation." This paper presents the competitive drivers that are forcing companies to operate more agilely than ever before, the technology solutions supporting companies today and the path that demand chain companies need to take to succeed tomorrow. Click here to download. Sponsored by JDA.
InTouch with Retailing
Demanding Relentless Cost Reduction from Your Services Partner
By Austen Mulinder, president & CEO, Fujitsu Transaction Solutions
Retailers today are constantly challenged to do more with less. CEOs continue to challenge CIOs to invest in innovative technologies to improve the company'scompetitive position, while CFOs are demanding CIOs to reduce IT expenses. One way to achieve this is by radically transforming the maintenance service delivery model. Many leading retailers are already doing this and have realized annual cost savings as much as 50 percent. Click here for full story.
What the EPC Gen 2 RFID Standard Means for RetailersBy Matt Ream, senior director RFID Systems, Zebra Technologies
There is plenty of hype surrounding the EPCglobal Gen 2 standard, but it is no exaggeration to say it is the most significant development to impact radio frequency identification (RFID) adoption in the retail industry. The hype comes in during discussions as to just how much impact the standard will have. Sometimes perspective gets lost in the hype. The most important aspect of Gen 2 for retailers is that it represents a secure foundation on which to build RFID efforts. It provides the platform, performance and investment protection retailers need to introduce RFID into their operations and to coordinate initiatives with supply chain partners.