Newsletter | June 24, 2013

06.24.13 -- 4 EMV Facts That POS VARs Overlook

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Point of Sale & Payment Processing Edition

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Salons And Service: Hot Industries For Recurring Revenue
By Matt Pillar
This ISV (independent software vendor) is building a giant business in a crowded market by creating subscription-based software applications for a variety of hospitality and service-based retailers.
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APG introduces the BluePRO™ interface — the first ever Bluetooth cash drawer interface. The BluePRO™ interface enables a printer-kick cash drawer to pair with a mobile device. With this interface, retailers can wirelessly synchronize and create a one-to-one relationship between the cash drawer and tablet. Learn more.

Software Developers Gain Unique Value-Add Tied To Merchant Processing
DonateWiseNOW is a first-to-market technology enabling micro-donations during card transactions at the POS for SMB merchants. For software developers, this functionality is a way to differentiate and earn additional recurring revenue from donations made.
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Create A Referral Program To Grow Your IT Business
The primary mode of growth for most technology provider businesses is by good, old word of mouth.  Yet, many businesses have not established an official referral program to capture as many referrals as possible.
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ASIS 2013: STRATEGIC. SMART. SECURE.

Today’s smart, strategic solutions mesh together all aspects of physical and logical security. The ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits focuses on the timely solutions and up-to-date intelligence security professionals need to face tough challenges, mitigate risk, and keep them at the top of their game. Join more than 20,000 industry leaders, September 24 to 27, 2013, in Chicago for security’s most influential event.

Merchant Warehouse Partners With Retail Pro International To Enhance Customer Experience
Merchant Warehouse recently announced a partnership with Retail Pro International (RPI) to bring its Genius Customer Engagement Platform to the countertops of specialty retail stores throughout the U.S.
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Alan D. Gartner Joins Executive Team At Sterling Payment Technologies
Sterling Payment Technologies announced recently that Alan D. Gartner has been named executive director of dealer solutions.
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Compass Group North America Selects MICROS Simphony Cloud Solution To Enhance The Customer Experience
MICROS Systems, Inc. announced that Compass Group – USA has selected the MICROS Simphony Enterprise Solution for its multiple business divisions providing managed food and support services throughout the U.S.
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NuRol Partners With Sterling For Seamless Restaurant Payment Processing
Sterling Payment Technologies announced that it has been selected by NuRol Point of Sale as their preferred Aldelo payment processing partner.
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Executive Commentary

Cloud POS: Hype Vs. Reality

"Cloud computing" is one of the most heavily used buzzwords in technology today. The term achieved mainstream adoption around 2006 to 2007 spurred on by the launch of Amazon Web Services, and prominent usage by Apple, Google, Microsoft, and many other Web 2.0 technology providers.
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Magazine Article

How VARs Can Benefit From EMV Adoption
By Gennifer Biggs

Deliver clear business value by guiding POS customers along the fastest path to accepting chip-based credit cards.
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Executive Commentary

IP Video In Retail: ROI Via Enhanced Productivity & Stronger Data
By Patrick O’Leary

Retail is a dynamic market, constantly changing and evolving due to the economic climate, buyer behavior, and the rise and fall of criminal activity. It's also a challenging market, where thin profit margins make cost control not just a useful strategy but a daily and constant requirement of doing business.
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Executive Commentary

4 EMV Facts That POS VARs Overlook

EMV has seen huge success in Europe and is quickly making its way to the U.S., presenting huge opportunities for VARs. Although MSR has been a huge component of the POS landscape in past years, there are several key reasons why EMV needs to be on every POS VAR’s radar moving forward.
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RetailNOW
August 4 to 7, 2013 | Las Vegas, NV

RetailNOW is where the industry meets each year for exclusive exposure to industry education, networking, and a diverse exhibit hall featuring the latest products in the retail technology industry. Be where the industry meets August 4 to 7, 2013. Register Today.

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