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Happy Independent Retailer Month from Epicor

7/16/2018
Category: Retail Software

July is not only a time to celebrate America’s independence—it’s a time to celebrate you—independent retailers! That’s right—July is officially Independent Retailer Month. This shop local campaign runs annually throughout July encouraging consumers to shop at independent retailers—highlighting your positive social and economic impact.

Competing with Amazon—How to Differentiate Your Business and Win

6/20/2018
Category: Retail Software

While the threat of Amazon is absolutely real, independent retailers continue to gain ground in the retail market. A recent Forbes article stated that retail physical store openings actually grew by more than 50 percent year-over-year.

Beyond the Four Walls

10/25/2017
Category: Retail Software

 The Nobel Prize winning physicist Nils Bohr once famously commented, "Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future." Those who ply the retail trade can certainly relate. Difficult though it may be, trying to see what the future holds is a significant part of driving retail operations, which, according to WalMart’s CEO, needs “people to lean into the future.” 


10 Qualities That Distinguish Retail Companies Poised for Growth: Part Two

8/21/2017
Category: Retail Software

Epicor’s 2016 global growth tracker survey outlines the top 10 qualities that differentiate retail organizations poised for sustainable growth. Epicor calls these companies "grow getters," and defines them as people and organizations that understand what it takes to grow in today’s dynamic business environment.


Zitomer Pharmacy Improves Customer Relationship Program with Epicor Eagle N Series

7/20/2017
Category: Retail Software

If you stroll or shop in Manhattan Upper East Side, you'll notice a three-shopping floor building located between 75th and 76th Streets. It is a classy and upscale emporium with knowledgeable staff and a fun place to browse and buy. It is Zitomer Pharmacy.


10 Qualities That Distinguish Retail Companies Poised for Growth: Part One

7/18/2017
Category: Retail Software

The Epicor global growth tracker survey discovered the top 10 qualities that differentiate retail organizations poised for sustainable growth. Epicor calls these companies "grow getters," and defines them as people and organizations that understand what it takes to grow in today’s dynamic business environment. "They know what growth looks like for their business and have the vision and drive to act on it,' says the study.
The survey determined 10 principal characteristics that separate the grow getters from those in their wake. In this and our next post, we will spell out those qualities. 


North American Retailers Use Technology to Foster Growth: Part Two

7/3/2017
Category: Retail Software

In our opening post on this topic, we detailed three North American retailers whose experience is confirming what a recently conducted Epicor survey by MORAR Consulting found: despite the challenge of larger competitors, small and mid-sized retailers have growth squarely on their agendas. The survey showed that two-thirds of this segment is expecting to develop their business by taking advantage of key growth factors while mitigating risk.


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