Newsletter | November 25, 2013

11.25.13 -- Today's Modern Retailer Requires A Modern Solutions Provider

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Point of Sale & Payment Processing Edition

In This Issue:


ScanSource's Dixon Urges VARs To Own The Entire Retail Space
By Bernadette Wilson, Associate Editor
Greg Dixon, CTO of ScanSource, says to own the retail space, VARs must sell wider and deeper than simply the POS.
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Merchants Need Guidance To Navigate Smart Device Era
By Bernadette Wilson, Associate Editor
Mercury CEO Matt Taylor told his audience at Money 2020 that merchants are ready to embrace the “smart device era," but they need trusted advisors to provide guidance.
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Retail And Restaurant Data Security: Why You Should Care More
By Bernadette Wilson, Associate Editor
Arming your company with the standards of the payment card industry (PCI) is a major step toward card data security. However, at RSPA's RetailNOW, Jim Maloney, CISO of Mercury, said it is important to do more to identify and protect all vulnerable customer areas, and to have the right weapons in place in case of an attack.
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What Everybody Has To Know About EMV
By Gene R. Michaud
Gene Michaud, CEO of tGrowth Solutions, explains EMV, its benefits, and channel opportunities.
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Who's Educating Your Customers About Digital Signage?
By Tom Jones
Instead of focusing exclusively on selling POS, Tom Jones, TSE with Ingram Micro, says to consider selling digital signage solutions and services — earning recurring revenue and beating your competitors to the punch.
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Blog

Peer-To-Peer: VAR Gives Advice For Selling Tablet POS
By Bernadette Wilson, Associate Editor

Business Solutions magazine recently interviewed Steve Raymond, director of sales at POS Terminal 2000, who answered some questions about Tablet POS.
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Blog

Peer-To-Peer: Retailers Won't Trade Transaction Speed For Cloud
By Bernadette Wilson, Associate Editor

Randy Roe, owner of Retail Technology Services, advises selecting a cloud-based POS solution to make sure your customers won't sacrifice transaction speed.
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Blog

Today's Modern Retailer Requires A Modern Solutions Provider
By Mike Monocello, Editor In Chief

The POS industry has changed. Big surprise, right? Thanks to a variety of factors, with the two biggest probably being payment processors entering the market and the appeal of iPad POS, prices and margins on traditional POS solutions have tanked, leaving many long-standing POS dealers scratching their heads, or, worse, working on an exit strategy.
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Magazine Article

Regulatory Compliance Drives Workforce Management Opportunities
By Gennifer Biggs

By leveraging its expertise in labor and leave regulations, this ISV achieved 33 percent revenue growth last year, and expects 50 percent growth.
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News

OKI Data Americas Announces Participation In The Graphics Canada 2013 Exhibition

anyGuest.com Adopts Epson OmniLink Smart Printer For Its Web-Based Mobile Guest Ordering Application

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