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Your First Look: Meet the New Surface Family

Your First Look: Meet the New Surface Family

Microsoft Surface announced a number of product refreshes as part of their fall event so users can be more productive at work, school, and on the go. Microsoft Surface introduced new models of several Surface Pro devices, introducing the Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, Surface Studio 2, and all new Surface headphones. Each device … Continue reading

Who is using what?

Who is using what?

Though millennials have a reputation for constantly being on their phones, people of all ages use social media. We already know that we can use social media to influence shopping decisions. Learning what generation is using what form of social media will help you cater to your students and other customers. Every time a new … Continue reading

Tips to go Digital

Tips to go Digital

Today convenience is key. Yes, we agree that you can’t replace face-to-face interaction when it comes to shopping. Students are busy and can’t always make it to the store. Let your students shop around the clock by going digital. More and more students are opting to shop at the press of a button rather than … Continue reading

Back-to-School Products for Students

Back-to-School Products for Students

It’s that time of year, the time your students are willing and eager to spend a lot of money on the products they need for back-to-school. They are hungry for knowledge. It’s an exciting time for students to buy. Give them something they want to use! Take a look at our list of recommended must-haves … Continue reading

What is the Internet of Things (IoT)?

What is the Internet of Things (IoT)?

The topic of the Internet of Things (IoT) is increasing in popularity. With so much talk, you may be wondering to yourself, “What is IoT?” The Internet of Things is defined as the technology that allows objects like home appliances, fixtures, or devices to send and receive data via the internet. More devices are being … Continue reading

What’s Trending: Smart Mirrors

What’s Trending: Smart Mirrors

Smart mirrors may be the future of dressing rooms, since they provide many perks to both customers and store associates. Shoppers can choose from a multitude of features, like being able to adjust the lighting, choose a different language, and request a different size or color. The mirror can also scan what they are currently … Continue reading

What’s Trending: Chatbots in Retail

What’s Trending: Chatbots in Retail

Many retailers are utilizing chatbots to answer simple customer inquiries that won’t tie up customer service representatives. Chatbots can provide product recommendations, process orders and send shipping information updates, answer simple frequently asked questions, and assist with the shopping experience. Utilizing chatbots on your store’s social media pages, like Facebook and Twitter, can enhance your … Continue reading

What’s Trending: Robots in Retail Stores

What’s Trending: Robots in Retail Stores

Having customer associates present in a store to answer customer’s inquiries is the main thing that separates brick-and-mortar from online stores. Often students do their research online, but they head into a store to get any remaining questions or concerns answered and ultimately to buy the product. It’s important to have retail associates ready and … Continue reading

What’s Trending: Online Video

What’s Trending: Online Video

Video viewing continues to explode and according to AOL, 57% of consumers are watching videos on their mobile phones daily. Video has become the most engaging type of content available today, and with all the technology available it’s never been easier or more affordable to create video to post on your social media. 59% of … Continue reading