Newsletter | September 16, 2013

09.16.13 -- Tablets And Mobile Payments Present A Great Opportunity

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Point of Sale & Payment Processing Edition

In This Issue:


Merchants Shift To Mobile Payments
Since first opening their doors, business owners across the country have worked to find the best possible payment method for their goods and services. While the barter system once reigned supreme, evolving methodologies and technologies would lead to uniformed monetary systems, and later credit card processing networks.
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Sponsor

Integrated Payment solutions from Datacap help ISV’s keep pace with evolving trends and payment industry standards, while supplying a conduit for POS providers to earn recurring revenue on every installation. Contact us today to learn how a Datacap partnership can grow your business!
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Cardholder Verification Method (CVM): Considerations In A Changing Payments Landscape
With the migration to EMV, merchants, VARs, and integrators play a role in ensuring changes to CVMs are seamless and efficient at the point of sale (POS).
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DatacapConnect — Uniting POS Through Payments
By Business Solutions magazine
DatacapConnect allows merchants to consolidate their authorization, batching, and payment reporting across their entire enterprise regardless of their point of sale configuration.
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Sponsor

Let SYNNEX STORESolv show you how to become a true MSP for your customers. Whether you need traditional POS hardware and software, mobile solutions, data services, or network devices, SYNNEX can provide you true end-to-end solutions to satisfy all your customer’s needs.
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Datamax-O'Neil Apex Series — Your POS Printer Solution
By Business Solutions Magazine
The Apex family offers a lightweight and economical solution for 2”, 3”, and 4” portable POS receipt printing that meets your needs without sacrificing quality and performance.
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Discover Partnership — Develop Resources To Lead Change And Win New Customers
By Business Solutions magazine
At Discover, we are proud to have recently been named ‘Business Partner of the Year’ at the 2013 ETA Annual Meeting and Expo because this recognition demonstrates that we listen to our partners. We think listening is critical in order to develop market insights from our partners that lead to relevant solutions that will be valued by the channel and by the merchants and cardholders that we serve.
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Not All POS Software Is Created Equal: Value And ROI Are Key To Closing The Sale
By Business Solutions magazine
Here’s a simple fact about any IT purchase — one you probably already know: It’s all about money. Either making it or saving it. There’s no other reason a business of any kind implements technology of any kind.
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Executive Commentary

Tablets And Mobile Payments Present A Great Opportunity
By Business Solutions magazine

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.
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News Blogs

Point Of Sale And Payment Processing News From August 2013

This month in Point Of Sale And Payment Processing, companies announce new products, new solutions, new collaborations — and the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announces a preview of version 3.0 standards changes.


Retail IT News For VARs — August 23, 2013

Business Solutions searched recent headlines for news of interest to VARs serving clients in the retail market.


Mobile POS: Way More Than Marketing Hype

Do you think mobile POS is just hype? Stephen Bergeron, VP of global marketing at APG Cash Drawer, compiled a strong argument to the contrary in his presentation “Mobility and Cash Transactions: Emerging Technology In Retail” at RSPA’s RetailNOW 2013.

Industry Webinar

How To Hire, Fire, And Compensate A Sales Superstar

September 25, 2013 | 2:00 p.m. EDT

Join as-a-Service thought-leaders Alex Rogers, CEO of CharTec, and Mark Sokol, director of product marketing for ConnectWise, for some new insight on selling to the modern retailer. In this webinar, you’ll learn Alex Rogers’ recipe for sales success, built from more than a decade of experience hiring sales reps for managed service providers.
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ASCII Success Summit
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GFI Partner Summit
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N-able Summit
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Customer Engagement Technology World
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