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2014-08-27 08:24:36

Fontainebleau Miami Beach - September 3-5, 2014 DALLAS, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflect, the premier turnkey digital media solutions provider for out-of-home customer experiences, today announced that they are a Diamond Sponsor of VMSD's (Visual Merchandising and Store Design) annual design conference, IRDC (International Retail Design Conference), next week in Miami, Florida. IRDC is the primary educational and networking event for the store design and visual merchandising...

2014-08-26 23:07:54

Trax's solution boasts 96%+ accuracy and insights within five minutes in-store. Singapore (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Trax Image Recognition, the leading provider in real-time image recognition for retail, today announced that it has been mentioned as one of the technology providers in Gartner’s digital business report, “Image Recognition: The Intersection of Digital Business and Analytics at the Store Shelf” by analyst Dale Hagemeyer.(1) According to Gartner, “Retail execution...

2014-08-26 16:31:48

Study Looks at Steps Retailers Must Take For Winning Over The Storeless Generation COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Online shopping continues to grow, despite the fact that customers must delay instant gratification by having to wait for their purchase to be shipped. According to a recent syndicated study conducted by WD Partners, a customer experience expert for global food and retail brands, shoppers choose to shop online instead of at physical retailers...

2014-08-26 12:33:01

Shopping Centers and Online Channels Introduce The Shopping Block, an Experiential Style Marketplace INDIANAPOLIS and NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Simon and Refinery29 announced The Shopping Block, an experiential fashion marketplace inspired by the millennial approach to shopping. The first-ever collaboration between the fashion and retail powerhouses will bring Refinery29 into the physical world of retail at six premier Simon shopping centers across the U.S. in...

2014-08-25 23:08:04

High-end Consignment Boutique Secondi Among Newest Stores To Join Washington D.C. (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 SnobSwap.com, the premier designer resale site to shop brick-and-mortar consignment stores and top closets in one destination, adds new stores from San Diego, Philadelphia, D.C., Miami, Redwood City, and Memphis. Among the newest consignment stores to launch is Secondi, an award-winning boutique from Washington D.C. “We are extremely excited to bring Secondi to our members. This...

2014-08-25 23:03:36

Over the next five years, the industry is anticipated to grow as a result of rising discretionary income, albeit at a more conservative rate than in the previous five-year period. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Supermarkets and Grocery Stores industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The Supermarkets and Grocery Stores industry has grown over the past five years, benefiting from a strengthening...

2014-08-23 04:20:16

DALLAS, August 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report titled "Pharmaceutical Packaging Market by Packaging Type (Plastic bottles, Blister packs, Caps & Closures, Ampoules, Vials and Others) Raw Material (Plastics, Paper & Paperboard, Glass, Aluminum foils), and Drug Delivery Type - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018" of 424 pages is now available with LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com. The pharmaceutical packaging report analyzes pharmaceutical packaging market by type...

2014-08-22 08:23:24

NBC's Today Show Main Street Makeover with Martin Lindstrom and Vancouver based Juice Group Advertising breathe new life into a struggling Baltimore corner store. BALTIMORE, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Once the measure of neighborhood America's commercial success, local corner stores are feeling the squeeze. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140822/138814) Gone are the days of being a place to purchase necessities and greet your neighbor. Now big box super...

2014-08-21 23:07:44

New infographic from retail pricing intelligence leader, Wiser, shows how retailers can prepare for the holiday shopping season to maximize sales and profit. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The 2013 holiday shopping season was full of records for online retailers selling a number of goods and if 2014 is going to be anything like it, then retailers need to start preparing now. Amazon, for example, sold 426 items per second during the 2013 winter season. While most retailers...

2014-08-21 23:05:59

Out of Stock Items, Long Lines and High Prices Among Parents’ Top Concerns New York City, New York (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 1010data, Inc., a leader in big data discovery and data sharing, today announced the results of its 2014 Back to School Survey, which highlighted the risks retailers face during the back to school shopping season. In fact, if a retailer is out of stock of an item just twice, 40% of parents say they will avoid shopping at that retailer again. With nearly 7 out of 10...


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2010-10-04 17:35:10

A cash register is a device for calculating and recording sales transactions. A cash drawer for storing cash is attached and the register usually prints a receipt. Cash registers were first invented in order to deter employee theft and embezzlement. It is theorized that odd prices such as 49 and 99 cents came about so that it was almost guaranteed the cashier would have to provide a penny in change and therefore announce the sale. Most of the time the drawer could only be opened after a sale,...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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