A Dollar Saved, A Dollar Burned: In the Age of the Dollar Store, Margin Matters Even More

Ask any retailer, and you’ll be hard pressed to find one that isn’t worried about rising competition from online shopping. eCommerce technology solutions can help retailers fight back on that front. ...

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Does the Fresh Food Movement Help or Hurt a Retailer’s Bottom Line?

Does the Fresh Food Movement Help or Hurt a Retailer’s Bottom Line?

The modern trend toward preparing and enjoying tastier, healthier and more sustainable foods continues, and it goes by many names. The fresh food movement. Slow food. Farm to table. These and many others are all delayed reactions to decades of fast and prepared foods and their effects on our culture, obesity, and our overall health. By and large, all these foodie movements have something in common. They reject unhealthy ingredients, additives, excess calories, and dubious nutritional value of prepared foods, not to mention lackluster taste, in favor of a flavorful and often (but not always) healthier dining experience—even if it costs more and takes longer to prepare.

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A Dollar Saved, A Dollar Burned: In the Age of the Dollar Store, Margin Matters Even More

A Dollar Saved, A Dollar Burned: In the Age of the Dollar Store, Margin Matters Even More

Ask any retailer, and you’ll be hard pressed to find one that isn’t worried about rising competition from online shopping. eCommerce technology solutions can help retailers fight back on that front. However, according to Forbes, the true disruptors aren’t online giants like Amazon or Walmart. Instead, there’s a quieter and stealthier threat to the strained margins of traditional grocers: the “dollar stores.”

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TRUNO Employee Spotlight: Marc Bernard

TRUNO Employee Spotlight: Marc Bernard

We are pretty proud of TeamTRUNO. From software programmers to administrators, support engineers to service technicians, TRUNO is comprised of a lot of talented folks working hard every day to bring leading innovation and reliable services to the retail marketplace.

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The Modern Retailer’s Top 5 Resolutions for 2019

The Modern Retailer’s Top 5 Resolutions for 2019

At TRUNO headquarters in Lubbock, Texas, we may not have snow for the holidays—it’s not even dipped to freezing this week—but we can’t help inserting the holiday spirit into everything we do this time of year. Lately we’ve written about what we’re so thankful for in 2018, as well as this year’s perfect Christmas gift for retailers. We even talked about how to stay jolly while protecting yourselves from holiday shoplifters.

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All I Really Want for Christmas is the Perfect Retail Solution

All I Really Want for Christmas is the Perfect Retail Solution

Each time I talk to a retailer about solutions that truly meet their unique needs, I’m reminded why I chose to come to TRUNO in the first place. I’ve experienced first-hand the challenges today’s retailers face every day, and I’m proud to be part of a team dedicated to helping them find their True North when it comes to retail technology.

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Rise Above Recalls with FreshTrax

Rise Above Recalls with FreshTrax

Over the past 3 months, there have been over 6,000 tons of beef recalled due to E. Coli and Salmonella contamination. For grocers, product recalls can cost precious time, money, and resources. TRUNO provides a meat grind management solution that can pinpoint recalled items and allow the grocer to act quickly to prevent the spread and consumption of contaminated products.

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5 Benefits to Switching from NCR ISS45 v8 to ENCOR

5 Benefits to Switching from NCR ISS45 v8 to ENCOR

With the shift in consumer demands, staying relevant and ahead of the competition is becoming an increasing challenge for grocery retailers. Legacy POS systems and outdated technology put you at risk for being left behind. NCR ENCOR provides more than a modern point of sale. It is a complete platform of service, creating a friction-less shopping experience designed to keep your customers coming back.

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Why We're Thankful for Data

Why We're Thankful for Data

At TRUNO, we have a lot to be thankful for: our customers, our partners and all the great folks who make up the TRUNO team. But we’re also thankful for data, because it drives so much of what we do as a company and how we’re able to help retailers thrive.

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A Millennial's Perspective on Self-Service

A Millennial's Perspective on Self-Service

In today’s world, the power of information is right at our fingertips. Anything you want to learn, buy, or watch can be accessed via smart phone, tablet, or computer. This has made processes easier, more organized, and efficient. Technology has changed how we communicate, pay bills, and even how we date. We’ve eliminated the necessity of shopping in retail stores, renting VHS, buying vinyl records, and now – going to the grocery store.

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