Newsletter | July 8, 2013

07.08.13 -- Family-Owned Retail VARs Have It All Wrong

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Point of Sale & Payment Processing Edition

In This Issue:


Family-Owned Retail VARs Have It All Wrong
By Mike Monocello, editor in chief
We’ve had some interesting conversations about the “as a Service” business model in our office over the last couple days. What sparked it was a phone call Jim Roddy, Business Solutions' president, had with a consultant who focuses on helping managed services providers grow so their businesses are worth more when it’s time to sell.
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Tablets And Mobile Payments Present A Great Opportunity
Fact: today’s consumers shop and buy where it is most convenient for them. Tablets, smartphones, EMV, mobile payments, and alternative payments like PayPal and Google Wallet, are all rapidly changing the point of purchase experience. Over the next five years, U.S. consumers will adopt mobile payments at an accelerated rate, reaching $90B by the end of 2017. Furthermore, 80 percent use their smartphone to shop, and four out of five users access retail content on their phone.
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Minimizing Complexities In The Payments World
With recent rapid advances in technologies such as smart chips, cloud computing, mobility, and social networks — combined with the consumerization of IT — innovation has exploded. The simple process of payment has transformed into a robust, interactive, and often immersive experience for consumers.
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It's Time To Re-Invent The QSR Customer Experience
As an industry segment, quick service restaurants (QSRs) recognized decades ago the increase in demand to feed people on the go. They understood that busy people who have a need for quality food, prepared quickly, would be a critical segment of the food service market.
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Discover Your Inner Leader
Do you have the skills to successfully lead your organization? With the right amount of dedication, anyone can be a leader — including you. Now is the time to start harnessing your inner leader to take your company to the next level.
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Magazine Article

Meet The Retail POS VAR Of The Future
By Mike Monocello, editor in chief

This retail and restaurant VAR returned from the brink to grow and prosper by embracing the sale of recurring revenue services.
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Magazine Article

Not All POS Software Is Created Equal: Value And ROI Are Key To Closing The Sale

A complete, feature-rich, and highly customizable POS that meets specific needs will take the conversation beyond the price tag.
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News

VeriFone And Lenovo To Deliver Windows-Based Mobile Point-Of-Sale Platform

Merchant Warehouse Partners With e-Nabler Corp To Accept Payments Anywhere, From Mobile Devices

CUSTOM Presents The New POS K3 Printer

POS-X Appoints New Director Of Business Development

J2 Launches ‘Revolutionary' POS — The New J2 625 Touchscreen Computer

Shows And Events

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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