Oracle Unveils Slate Of Solution Upgrades At NRF19

Oracle has launched the Retail Xstore Office Cloud service, enabling retailers to move Xstore back office store operations to the cloud. The service, which enables retailers to take advantage of cloud solutions while maintaining on-premise POS functions, is one of several updates to the Oracle Retail Omnichannel Suite announced on Jan. 13 at the NRF Big Show.

This change can help retailers update their POS systems more quickly, which has been a pain point for many companies: just 25% of POS software is less than two years old, while 30% of retailers use POS hardware that is at least six years old, according to a study by BRP.

“Historically retailers have been slow to upgrade their POS solutions, often waiting five to seven years before considering an upgrade, which has thwarted their ability to keep pace and provide dynamic, engaging experiences to their customers,” said Jeff…