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Eric Hansen

As a member of our strategic accounts team, Eric’s expertise is in finding creative solutions and building lasting relationships with his clients. His philosophy is that business is not just business—there is an important personal aspect to helping a client reach their goals, and he is invested in working to simplify their complex problems. He knows he’s doing something right when he makes life better for his customers—and his customers’ customers—while making their job easier. Outside of Square Root, Eric is an adventure-enthusiast. He enjoys camping, fishing, hiking, skiing, and reading the works of great outdoorsmen like Ernest Hemingway and Teddy Roosevelt. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Oklahoma State University and has attended Colorado State and Imperial College in London.


A Sweet Retail Combination

A Sweet Retail Combination

A Sweet Retail Combination BY: ERIC HANSEN written in Partnership with our friends at Theatro JANUARY 28, 2019 I was reminded recently of a classic advertising campaign for Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. The ad portrayed two horse and buggy vendors–one selling chocolate...
Big Changes Coming to the Convenience Store Industry

Big Changes Coming to the Convenience Store Industry

Big Changes Coming to the Convenience Store Industry BY: ERIC HANSEN APRIL 3, 2018 Salty road trip snacks, the much-needed allergy medicine before a baseball game, the paper towels you forgot at the grocery store… we’ve all experienced those emergency runs to...
Real-time Data to Perfect the Restaurant Experience

Real-time Data to Perfect the Restaurant Experience

Real-time Data to Perfect the Restaurant Experience BY: ERIC HANSEN JULY 12, 2017 In an industry where speed and quality of service can turn a stranger into a patron, it was only a matter of time until restaurants would recognize the potential of real-time data for a...
The Layers of Loss Prevention

The Layers of Loss Prevention

The Layers of Loss Prevention BY: MARY FEILD JUNE 30, 2017 After several hard weeks of gathering inventory counts and overnight shifts, the numbers come in and they aren’t as pretty as they should be. The store has been in the red for the past few quarters and...
Consumers Still Love Shopping in Stores

Consumers Still Love Shopping in Stores

We’re a little more than a month into 2017, yet we’ve seen several prominent retailers close their brick-and-mortar locations to focus on e-commerce. With these changes, it could be easy to assume traditional retail is on the way out. Yet, when we surveyed...