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VIDEO: Cyber Monday Kill Black Friday?

CNBC – ComScore says shoppers spent $1.5 billion on Cyber Monday, with Michael Matacunas, Parker Avery Consulting, and Walter Deacon, Boston Retail Partners. What impact did Cyber Monday have on Black Friday?

Barneys revamps in-store checkout via iPad POS technology

LUXURY DAILY – Department store Barneys New York is giving in-store shoppers a more personalized checkout experience through a partnership with Infinite Peripherals that will equip sales associates with mobile point-of-sale devices at its flagship location. Includes quotes from Greg Sokolowski, vice president at at Boston Retail Partners.

Retailers Update In-Store Technology To Offer Real-Time Customer Engagement

RETAIL TOUCHPOINTS – Consumer demand for instant access to product information is driving developments around in-store technology. Ben & Jerry’s, 4food, The Home Depot and Motorola are a selection of companies introducing innovative new customer-facing retail strategies in the areas of: mobile POS, coupons and specials; smartphone check-out capabilities; personalized promotions; digital signage linked to Twitter feeds; improved in-store communications; cloud-based POS solutions; and other real-time strategies. Includes insights from the 2012 BRP POS Benchmarking Survey.