RSPA Trusted Advisor Ep. 1: The Future of the Retail IT Channel with RITE’s Rick Feuling and HP’s David Gosman

In Episode 1 of “The Trusted Advisor,” the RSPA’s Jim Roddy discusses the future of the retail IT channel with Rick Feuling, CEO of VAR RITE Enterprises and ISV Cloud Retailer, and David Gosman, Global Hospitality Segment Manager at HP and the RSPA’s Incoming Chairperson. Among the topics they dive into are technologies VARs and ISVs should pay attention to in both the short-term and long-term, go-forward strategies for retail IT VARs, and common reseller mistakes.

“The Trusted Advisor,” powered by the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA), is a content series designed specifically for point of sale resellers and software developers. Our goal is to educate you on the topics of leadership, management, hiring, sales, and other small business best practices. For more insights, visit the RSPA blog at

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Jim Roddy is the Vice President of Marketing for the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA). He has been active in the POS channel since 1998, including 11 years as the President of Business Solutions Magazine, six years as an RSPA board member, one term as RSPA Chairman of the Board, and several years as a business coach for VARs, ISVs, and MSPs. Jim is regularly requested to speak at industry conferences and he is author of Hire Like You Just Beat Cancer. For more information, contact