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Cover Story:

Retail Tech With The Right Touch

06/15/2015 - From data analytics and next-generation customer segmentation to omnichannel and clienteling, personalization reigns supreme when it comes to winning over the customer in retail. We explore four must-have solutions for SMB retailers to keep customers close and connected.


First Read:

Outfitting The Channel

06/15/2015 - When editor Angela Diffly asked the question, “Are you a reseller?” the answer she got back was, “What do you mean by reseller?” This conversation led her to contemplate the relevance of channel classifications.


Feature Story:

Fixing Field Service

06/15/2015 - We look at the five most-wanted technologies behind the push to perfect field service, with technologies designed to locate the best (and nearest) technician for the job, arm that technician with a vast array of background information on the customer and the issue, and make sure jobs are done right the first time around.


Partners In SaaS

06/15/2015 - We showcase three mutually beneficial partnerships that have made a big difference to the bottom line – of both VARs and SaaS providers. With the right fit, you can grow your business, while gaining headcount in the form of a valuable strategic partner.


Distributors Supplement:

Full-Speed Ahead

06/15/2015 - We spotlight BlueStar’s initiatives geared toward going the extra mile with its partners, including its wildly popular In-a-Box Solutions, a new way to sell with Hybrid SaaS, and creative marketing support from VARCOM. Get revved up to read about how this distributor is moving full-speed ahead, with its partners along for the ride.
 
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Industry Perspective:

Running With The Herd

06/15/2015 - On the heels of Zebra’s first Global Partner Summit since its acquisition of Motorola Solutions, VSR sits down with the company’s VP of North American channel sales Tom Sheahen to see how the company’s network of 8,500 partners is adjusting to the new, One Zebra.


Partner Program Guide:

Partner Program Guide: SATO America

06/15/2015 - With over 850 partners and welcoming more, SATO America’s Prestige Partner Program offers a clear growth path for solution providers looking for support, reward and recognition. We dive deeper to find out more.


Reports:

EMV: Myth vs. Reality

06/15/2015 - In this infographic sponsored by Cayan, we offer a visual takeaway for solution providers to help ensure end user customers are basing EMV purchasing decisions on fact, not fiction.


POS Study 2015

06/15/2015 - With nothing certain in point-of-sale except how much change is happening, VSR conducts its annual survey to find out how solution providers are faring in the evolving SMB space. We find out which markets are leading the way, why end-users are looking to upgrade in the coming year – including pain points of current systems, how they want to pay for new systems, and what trends are driving innovation, and aggravation, when it comes to selling and supporting the moving target that is point-of-sale. 


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EMV: Myth vs. Reality

6/15/2015
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