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CenturyLink understands what it takes to excel in retail, and that you are serious about your return on investment. That's why we've developed award-winning solutions for retailers of any size.
CenturyLink's customers report that better business intelligence and a better carrier have enabled their success. For a cost equal to or less than what they have spent in the past, CenturyLink customers are creating brand loyalty and great customer experiences because of a seamless flow of real-time information to more people in more places.
Strengthen Bandwidth for Retail in the 21st Century
CenturyLink's bandwidth solutions help customers achieve what they require: secure, fast and efficient transactions and the ability to analyze data to effectively manage inventory, customer loyalty and promotions. With
CenturyLink IQ™ Networking
Our networking service can help create a high-speed, reliable, and scalable virtual retail solution. You can maintain cost-effective communications with all your locations, mobile employees and customers quickly and easily.
Ethernet provides a flexible, reliable way to interconnect business locations across a metropolitan (city-wide) footprint. By extending Ethernet beyond the campus-bound LAN out to the MAN, an enterprise's overall networking performance is significantly enhanced.
When a retailer needs
Centrally Manage Your Network
CenturyLink provides reliable and centrally manageable
Consolidate Networks and Operations to Reduce Costs
A strong and enhanced network allows for frictionless business operations, because it provides the foundation needed to leverage advanced tools for inventory management, multi-channel sales, enhanced order fulfillment processes and product placement. With services from CenturyLink, our customers have been able to:
- Take orders online, then manage and track them to in-store fulfillment.
- Provide service channels with real-time visibility into orders and customer information.
- Give call center agents visibility into relevant cross-sells, up-sells and promotions.
- Provide information to in-store employees so that customers can be better served while in-store.
- Integrate point of sale (POS) information with a customer's past history.
- Provide call centers access to Web customer transaction data.
- Manage inventory seamlessly between locations.
As online and over-the-phone purchases become more popular, a
Advanced Reporting with Control Center
Control Center is a free, secure, self-service Web portal that provides access to critical tools. It's an easy-to-use, business-friendly resource that helps you answer your largest—and sometimes your smallest—data and network questions.
- eBilling Manager—Centralize local and national billing information across your CenturyLink™ service offerings, including detailed reporting and analytics tools.
- Repair Manager—Create and track status of trouble tickets.
- Inventory Manager—View inventory and make configuration changes.
- Statistics Manager—View historical and real-time network statistics and create detailed reports.
- Status Manager—Stay informed of your network status and performance.
- Administration Manager—Create and manage secure profiles for your enterprise users.
Enhance System Security
With most purchase transactions made with credit or debit cards,
To ensure a satisfactory level of transaction security, merchants, service providers and credit card processors must meet Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance. CenturyLink follows industry-leading network security standards and best practices to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of customer and company information. CenturyLink offers multiple