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How to Implement a Killer Omnichannel Strategy

Efficient omnichannel strategies used to be the ultimate goal for retailers — a milestone to work toward on a continuous basis. But times have changed, and both shoppers and retail itself have evolved. Omnichannel is now the standard. But what exactly does omnichannel retail mean? Let’s roll with this working definition: omnichannel retail unifies all available shopping channels (in-store, online, mobile, social media, etc.) in a way that provides customers with smooth, integrated experiences. It’s that last part that’s the key, since seamless shopping experiences are one of the main things customers want from retail in the modern age. Today’s

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Vender of the Week: Sitka

Environmentally conscious surf retailer Sitka hopped on the Vend train early on in both their business and ours. They’ve now grown from a garage surfboard shop (literally) to a haven for socially responsible boards, clothing, and gear, with a flagship store in New Zealand’s capital of Auckland — and they’ve stuck with Vend for the entire journey. We talked to Managing Director Andrew Howson to find out more about Sitka’s mission (to “engage communities through inspiration, conservation, and the provision of purposeful goods for exploring the natural world”) and their experience with Vend. Read on for the interview. Tell us

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Will We Be Seeing You at NRF 2017?

2016: what a year! Over the past 12 months, we’ve released a range of exciting features including a shiny new navigation, a revamped Xero integration, advanced user permissions, store credit, cash rounding, and a smoother stock control experience. We’ve also started working with more amazing partners, like Square in the USA, and we have over 19,000 stores (and counting) using Vend. We have plenty more changes in the pipeline for 2017, and we can’t wait to share them with you at NRF in New York from January 15 to 17! NRF is the godfather of all retail trade shows, attracting

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