Newsletter | October 28, 2013

10.28.13 -- The Top 4 Things Restaurants Want From POS Solutions

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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The Role Of Receipts At The New POS
As retailers reevaluate every point of interaction with consumers, the role of the fixed-station POS is changing. With any change in POS philosophy comes a ripple effect of operational decisions — from payment acceptance to the issuance of receipts.
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Mercury's 7 Steps For Retail IT VARs Transitioning To The As-a-Service Model
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor
Restaurant payments can be tableside, loyal customers get to skip ahead in line, and a regular deli shop patron is identified by analytics and is rewarded by having a sandwich named after him. Merchants are increasingly creative — VARs have to be, too. Providing POS solutions in the “smart device era” presents a new challenge to VARs: What do you do to meet new demands?
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5 Ways To Minimize Threat Of Data Breaches
By Tedd Huff
Payment processors can work with their acquirers and independent sales organizations (ISOs) to help minimize the threat of data breaches. Tedd Huff, director of product management for TSYS' Merchant Segment, lists five ways.
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How Can VARs Compete Against Square?
By Kevin Kogler
After initially underestimating the threat of Square, processors and ISOs are now directly competing with Square every day. This article details the differences between processing plans, offering help to identify what types of merchants benefit from Square’s flat rate pricing model, and what types of businesses should stick with a traditional merchant account.
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Executive Commentary

The Top 4 Things Restaurants Want From POS Solutions
By Walker Thompson

When asked, what are the top capabilities restaurants need and demand from their POS software, it all comes down to one thing: data. Here are four types of data restaurants are asking for and how it is being used.
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Magazine Article

iPad POS: Making Waves, Making Millions
By Matt Pillar, editor-in-chief, Integrated Solutions For Retailers

Revel Systems is the undisputed leader in iPad-based POS. Here’s how the disruptive company has flourished where others have floundered.
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News

Retail IT News For VARs — October 16, 2013

Future POS Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary With A Bang

eMobilePOS Teams Up With Retail Pro International On In-Aisle Mobile POS Option

Compass Point Of Sale Selects Sterling As Preferred Payment Processor

Mobile Payment Adoption Interest High With America's Local Merchants

Featured Podcast

What Every VAR Needs To Know About The Healthcare Vertical

Paul Constantine talks with Jim Roddy in this exclusive Executive-To-Executive interview conducted at the 2013 ScanSource Partner Conference. Constantine discusses 2014 opportunities in healthcare IT, why those opportunities have been created, and immediate actions VARs should take to enter this lucrative vertical.

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