Case Study Video: A Mobile Inventory Solution for Dress For Success

Posted by on Jun 30, 2016 5:56:05 PM

Dress for Success is an international non-profit organization that helps disadvantaged women by providing them with professional attire to wear job interviews.  This organization has served 750,000 women around the world. Located in South Central PA, Dress for Success opened its doors to the Harrisburg community in 2007 and this year will serve more than 8,000 women.

It may look like a normal retail operation but  has a very different challenge. More than 30,000 clothing and personal care items are received each year are donated to Dress for Success. The inventory is entered by volunteers and then distributed to one of the three locations or the mobile shop.

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Topics: Retail, Asset Tracking, Inventory Managment

C. Wonder Gets Down to Business with MPOS Innovation

Posted by on Jun 30, 2016 5:17:54 PM

Specialty retailer C. Wonder is built on innovation. From all of the merchandise it sells, to the design of its stores, C. Wonder creates a unique experience for its guests. That experience extends to point-of-sale operations. When the company opened the doors to its first stores in 2011, there were no cash registers – all transactions were completed using an Apple iPod with a card reader attachment and Bluetooth connectivity to a mobile printer for printing receipts.

Now that many other retailers are flocking to tablets and smartphones for mobile POS (MPOS) operations, C. Wonder is differentiating itself once again by migrating from Apple devices to enterprise-class mobile computers, the MC40 from Motorola Solutions. “The iPod is a great device but it simply isn’t designed for the retail environment, where it will be used six, eight or 10 hours a day.

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Topics: Retail