Newsletter | February 5, 2014

02.05.14 -- The New POS Sales Model: Low Margins, High Volume

Business Solutions

In This Issue:

Low Margins, High Volume: The New POS Sales Model
By Matt Pillar, editor in chief
By Matt Pillar, editor in chief New POS resellers might not know the rush that came with big-time hardware deals, but what they don’t know isn’t hurting them.
  Harbortouch is a leading national provider of touch screen point of sale (POS) systems and payment processing services. As pioneers of the "as a Service" model, Harbortouch offers an unprecedented "free" POS program that allows the company’s sales partners to offer a full-featured POS system with no up-front costs. For more information about Harbortouch, visit or email
Featured Articles
VAR Launches POS Business After Favor For Friend
Sometimes opportunities pop up in the unlikeliest places. Just ask Chris Pace, who ended up with a new business after doing a friend favor — to replace a legacy POS system in the friend’s coffee shop with an iPad-based solution. After researching available options, Pace assembled a solution consisting of iPads, a ShopKeep POS application, and APG Vasario cash drawers. Innovation Project 2013
By Stephen Bergeron
I recently attended the Innovation Project 2013 conference. Awards were presented for the most innovative payment solutions in a variety of payment categories at Harvard University.
Merchant Warehouse And Retail Pro International Bust Top Millennial Shopping Myth
Merchant Warehouse, a leading provider of payment technologies and merchant services, along with Retail Pro International, recently announced the findings of a joint survey designed to identify the knowledge gap that exists among retailers and millennial shoppers.
Top Reasons Your Retail Customers Should Look At IP Surveillance
By Jim Malafronte
Jim Malafronte of Verint Video and Situation Intelligence Solutions says retailers can expand their capabilities with the power of network solutions, while IT resellers can build long-term relationships by furnishing IP technologies that can integrate with other networked systems and devices. Combining networked systems enhances situation awareness, and customers experience stronger security and greater value.
Take A "Pay IT Forward" Approach To POS
By Jay McCall
A retail POS merchant services provider rescues a pizza shop owner from a payment processing nightmare by implementing a subscription-based POS solution.
4 Ways Big Data And Analytics Can Help Your Retail Customers
By Krish Mantripragada
Krish Mantripragada of First Data offers four ways VARs can help their retail customers leverage Big Data and analytics.
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