Enhancing Retail Connectivity: The Importance of Cellular Signal Strength Testing

In today's dynamic retail environment, seamless cellular connectivity is indispensable for ensuring the smooth operation of various technologies within a store. From IoT devices to critical applications, maintaining consistent cellular signal strength is crucial. However, achieving optimal connectivity poses several challenges, especially for national retail chains. IoT devices including, [...]

2024-03-16T07:56:47-07:00March 16th, 2024|

Unified Communications, UCaaS and SIP trunks; retail brands reach for the omnichannel customer experience

Retail made a comeback in 2022-2023, with more store openings than closings, for the first time since 2016. Customers returned to stores, with more of them now skilled online shoppers as a result of their stay at home experience. Retailers knew that they needed to bring an omni channel [...]

2024-03-16T07:58:49-07:00January 31st, 2024|

Structured cabling checklist for new retail store openings

Retail brands are facing the challenges of a rollercoaster economy by embracing omnichannel as a go-forward strategy. Brick and mortar chains are expanding their online presence’ and upgrading the in-store experience as well as launching new store openings that provide an immersive branded customer experience consistent with their online [...]

2024-03-16T07:59:52-07:00January 4th, 2024|

Is it time for retail self-checkout to self checkout?

Recent actions would appear to indicate that some retailers have begun to back away from self checkout (SCO). CNN, Business Insider and The Atlantic all reported that Walmart, a known innovator in retail technology, had pulled self checkout from their stores. The Atlantic called self checkout a “failed experiment”, [...]

2023-12-19T18:29:39-08:00December 18th, 2023|

The best choice for retail structured cabling design with low-voltage wiring

Structured cabling design and installation is not the same for warehouses, offices, retail stores, manufacturing plants or data centers. The components of structured cabling are the same, and the principles of low-voltage cabling do not change, but use cases for each type of entity can vary widely, as can [...]

2023-12-18T15:33:59-08:00November 5th, 2023|

Retail rollout project management —why kitting is key in a retail technology rollout

A successful retail technology rollout relies on a thorough site survey and comprehensive structured cabling project plan supported by a detailed installation plan for each retail store, whether it is a retail store remodel or new store opening, or technology rollout. Parts kitting is an important aspect of retail [...]

2023-10-03T15:42:39-07:00September 24th, 2023|

Things to look for in structured cabling design

Well-designed structured cabling design solves an issue for retail stores that has been building for many years. Retail veterans remember manual cash registers; they were still in service in many small stores not that long ago. Electronic registers and bar codes made point of sale (POS) many times more [...]

2023-09-30T13:29:14-07:00September 22nd, 2023|
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