8 Tips to Making Your Grocery Store Successful This Holiday Season

Many items have low-profit margins for grocery stores. Grocery store owners must generate enough sales or else they won’t make a profit. While getting more customers to come to your grocery store can help, just getting them there often won’t be enough. For your...

Announcing New Internship Opportunity at IT Retail

So I'm sure all of you college students out there realize how much time per day we waste (according to our parents and teachers) on social media sites seeing what Kim Kardashian is doing via twitter, predicting the pros and cons of the iPhone 5 on your word press...

Yes, You Can Donate Perishable Groceries!

Every year, more than ⅓ of the total food produced in the United States is thrown away. No, this food isn’t spoiled, or gross, or somehow bad, it just didn’t get sold. If wasting 133 billion pounds of food while 49 million Americans don’t have access to enough or...

How the Pandemic Facilitated Increased Adoption of Three Existing Technologies in Retail

The Retail industry has been turned on its head since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold in the U.S., With stay-at-home orders and lockdowns in place, all nonessential retailers were closed, pushing most of the transactions online. Today, as all U.S. states are reopening...

Are Point of Sale Systems a Good Investment?

Our point of sale systems (POS) a good investment for my grocery store? How much does a POS system cost? Whether you already own a POS, use an electronic cash register, or are in the middle of opening a new store, there are two primary things to investigate when...

5 Ways To Create An eCommerce Site Your Customers Will Love

While many grocery stores have eCommerce sites, they may not be reaping the full benefits. Customers could be avoiding using a site if it is not optimized to provide a great shopping experience.  *Super Important this is your last month 2.28.2021 you can take your...

Statistics about SOCIAL MEDIA you probably didn’t know

In recent weeks I have been trying to get my head around how to really and truly employ social media to effectively promote grocery stores specifically. There are a lot of “Social Media Scientists”, “Marketing Guru’s”, and “Social Expert’s” on the web but I’ve found that none of them say anything that is related directly with how to market grocery stores. I’ve touched on this before in a previous blog, but I would like to draw from some very helpful statistical data that I came across earlier this week at The Science of Social Media webinar.

SuperMarket Sweep TV show uses IT Retail POS

SuperMarket Sweep TV show uses IT Retail POS

Integration Drive Grocers Profitability

AppCard and IT Retail, based in New York, NY, and Riverside, CA, announced their enhanced integration. The decision is driven by the companies’ joint philosophy of providing innovative, simple, and powerful technology solutions and services to boost profitability for...

Should you go to the National Grocers Association Convention?

For nearly 40 years, thousands of individuals and hundreds of companies have come together with a common objective: to share innovative methods and practices that strengthen the independent supermarket chain. Independent grocers, supermarket retailers, wholesalers,...

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Self-Checkout Criminals On the Rise in 2021

Self-Checkout Criminals On the Rise in 2021

Self-checkout Kiosks save grocers time and money and give customers more convenience and flexibility. They can also enable customers to steal products, and make it difficult for grocers to manage their finances. Be aware of different methods thieves may use, and take...

What Do IT Retail Webinars Entail?

IT Retail Webinars At IT Retail, we aim to provide more than a POS solution. We also aim to stand by you through every step of the process, which is why we are proud to offer quarterly webinars. When you purchase from IT Retail, you aren’t just a customer—you become a...

4 Goals for Grocers to crush it in 2021

4 Goals for Grocers to crush it in 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has created a ‘new normal’ for retail in 2021. Customer habits have changed dramatically and the way retailers market to customers have to change as well. A few years back, we made a list of 4 objectives for grocers to crush in 2018. These goals...

The Perks of Going to the National Grocers Association Trade Show

The Perks of Going to the National Grocers Association Trade Show

For many grocers, 2020 was a strange year in terms of operating their businesses and keeping up with the demands of pandemic-fatigued consumers. Between the massive changes to how retail POS systems operate and the huge shift in customer shopping habits, changes may...

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Self-Checkout Criminals On the Rise in 2021

Self-checkout Kiosks save grocers time and money and give customers more convenience and flexibility. They can also enable customers to steal products, and make it difficult for grocers to manage their finances. Be aware of different methods thieves may use, and take...

What Do IT Retail Webinars Entail?

IT Retail Webinars At IT Retail, we aim to provide more than a POS solution. We also aim to stand by you through every step of the process, which is why we are proud to offer quarterly webinars. When you purchase from IT Retail, you aren’t just a customer—you become a...

4 Goals for Grocers to crush it in 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has created a ‘new normal’ for retail in 2021. Customer habits have changed dramatically and the way retailers market to customers have to change as well. A few years back, we made a list of 4 objectives for grocers to crush in 2018. These goals...

5 Simple Ways for Grocers to Retain Employees

5 Simple Ways for Grocers to Retain Employees

At IT Retail, we are all about innovating technology that makes everyday transactions as effortless as possible. We have the POS software to prove it. For more information, connect for a quote today!

Having high turnover rates can be a huge setback for grocers wanting to advance their business. In the supermarket industry, these changes cost employers on average $190,000 a year. This is not to say that small businesses/local grocers are plagued by the same high costs and turnover issues. However, it is safe to say that all grocers would like to keep their turnover rates as low as possible and retain great employees as long as possible.

IT Retail Leading the Way with Nutrition Incentives Capabilities

IT Retail Leading the Way with Nutrition Incentives Capabilities

IT Retail Leading the Way with Nutrition Incentive Capabilities IT Retail POS team is ready to help provide you the opportunity to achieve these profitable goals via nutrition incentive programs. At IT Retail, we’ve already solved the challenge of how nutrition incentive POS transactions are processed so you can focus on implementing a valuable program for your SNAP shoppers. Our professional pos software is leading the game for grocers.

The Perks of Going to the National Grocer Association Trade Show

The Perks of Going to the National Grocer Association Trade Show

The NGA Trade show is the perfect place to keep up with the latest trends, from mergers and acquisitions to evolving approaches to displaying your products.
As of June 2021, over 400 vendors have signed up to offer their expertise and products at this amazing show!
The show will also host unique events, such as a championship to determine the country’s fastest bagger. These engagements are the perfect opportunity to network with others in the industry. Whether you’re a small grocer or a member of a massive team, you’ll find something to interest and improve you and your business at the NGA Trade Show.

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