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The SecurEdge Blog

Helping businesses provide secure WiFi by sharing insights into WiFi design, network security, installation, and troubleshooting. You've got questions, we have answers.

Topic: Retail

5 Wireless Network Design

5 Wireless Network Design "Best Practices" for Retail

It’s no big secret that traditional retailers are facing tough times. Every few weeks, there’s another news story appearing like this one in Business Insider declaring “More than 3,800 stores will close (this year) — here's the full list.” But what those sensational headlines don’t reveal: Last year, the U.S. retailing industry added 4,080 stores (14,248 new stores opened, while 10,168 closed).

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5 Ways Guest WiFi Service Can Make or Break Your Retail Chain

5 Ways Guest WiFi Service Can Make or Break Your Retail Chain

As anyone in retail will tell you, its getting harder to get customers in the door. Online shopping provides a level of convenience that is hard to match, but don't lose heart. The discerning consumer is more interested now than ever in experiences, and providing a solid, safe, reliable guest WiFi service is one major way to create the experience your customers are looking for.   Here are 5 ways WiFi can transform your space:

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Captive Portal for Retail: Your Store’s WiFi Bouncer

Captive Portal for Retail: Your Store’s WiFi Bouncer

When you offer Guest WiFi at your retail location, you are creating a bridge between your brand and your customers. This bridge allows for give-and-take, a mutually beneficial exchange: You provide free WiFi access for your customers, and in return, your customers provide some information about themselves (for example, their email address) to help you better understand and serve them.

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How to NOT Provide WiFi for Your Business: 5 Sure-Fire Steps
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How to NOT Provide WiFi for Your Business: 5 Sure-Fire Steps

Let’s pretend it’s Opposite Day, and you’re looking to deploy a slow, spotty, unreliable wireless network for your business or organization. You’re in luck! There are several common mistakes made by IT management and key decision makers, across all industries, when trying to implement secure WiFi. We’ve narrowed it down to the five worst. (You’re welcome.)

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