RFID Technology: The Future of Retail

ATTENTION ALL RETAILERS: We know what you’re probably thinking…. What the heck is RFID anyway? If you’re new to retail, or haven’t heard of RFID, let’s start off by reminding you what RFID is all about. RFID stands for radio frequency identification (RFID) technology....

Retail IT Pain Points [Part Three]

In our last two blogs, we talked about some of the pains IT professionals feel in the tough retail industry, where maintaining POS systems is a constant, everyday task. Today’s final blog of the series will explore even more of those pains and how Informs, Inc. can...

Retail IT Pain Points [Part Two]

In our last blog, we talked about some of the IT pain points in the retail industry, where managing POS (Point of Sale) systems seem to take up the majority of IT professionals’ time. In today’s blog, we’ll focus on even more pain points IT professionals in retail...

Retail IT Pain Points [Part One]

Managing IT operations in any industry can be a tiring, difficult job. It takes a lot of time and patience, along with a great deal of expertise. If your company has multiple locations, different devices, or unreliable networks, there are several opportunities to make...

RFID vs. NFC: The differences you should know about

Radio frequency identification (RFID) has been around for a while. The technology has matured, and has spun off a newer technology: near-field communication (NFC). The emergence of NFC seems to have also sparked confusion. What’s the difference between RFID and NFC?...