Reading Time: 3 minutes The wheels on the bus go round and round…until they don’t. Have you ever been caught off guard by hardware suddenly failing? Chip Allen wants to help you make these sorts of surprises a thing of the past- make a plan for keeping your hardware up to date!
Reading Time: 4 minutes While the retail world prepares to reopen after the pandemic shutdown here are a few helpful tips for how to prepare!
Reading Time: 7 minutes Soft Intelligence would like to spotlight some of the small businesses that remain open, providing communities with the essential services we all need. Scroll down to see what companies are still open, or open online for in-store or curbside pickup or local delivery, for you and your community. We are all in this together. Let’s support small […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes Consumers today are being bombarded with phrases like Social Distancing and Shelter in Place. Most people understand how these practices are impacting local businesses. Many of us have gone out of our way to support neighborhood restaurants by placing pick-up or delivery orders. But what about you? The traditional retailer. The one that supports our […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes We hope that you, your family, your business and your employees are all safe and healthy. We are all very concerned about these uncertain times. Our current public health crisis and the need for social distancing is causing an almost total stop to retail foot traffic in many vertical markets. How do you weather this […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes My first “real job” out of college was working for a specialty sporting goods retailer called Adolph Kiefer & Associates. My boss, Adolph Kiefer, was a U.S.A. Olympic Gold Medalist in the 1936 Berlin Olympics. One of his good friends was Jesse Owens, who also made history at those games. These are the same games […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes Press Release ATLANTA – December 31, 2019 – Soft Intelligence, Inc., a technology service provider for the retail industry today announced the acquisition of Tennessee based Keystone Management Systems Inc., another retail technology provider. Soft Intelligence and Keystone have been colleagues for many years. The combined companies will be able to offer over 200 years […]
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Reading Time: 5 minutes I didn’t have the luxury of more than two team seasons each year with my team dealer business. Being that my specialty was competitive aquatics, I had a summer and winter to keep me going. I used retail and weekend events to help even the keel. To make things more complex, most of the manufacturers […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes In the midst of a recession in 2010 American Express started the idea of Small Business Saturday. After only a year Senate unanimously passed a resolution in support for the holiday and it wasn’t long until all 50 states were showing their endorsement for the much-needed boost to their local business economies. Even Shaquille O’Neal […]