POS Executive Commentary

  1. The 2016 Outlook For Digital Wallets
    1/25/2016

    Will 2016 be the year consumers ditch their card-carrying wallets for the digital variety? Will it usher in a trend of merchants adopting NFC (near field communication) technology to process mobile wallet payment transactions? It’s a payment solution several years in the making, but many indicators point to 2016 as the year mobile wallets finally turn that corner in the payments integration landscape.

  2. Top 4 Questions To Ask When Selling IT To Community Banks And Credit Unions
    1/21/2016

    Many resellers have enjoyed healthy success selling to community banks and credit unions. Here are the top four questions to keep in mind during your next visit with them. Opportunities are out there — you just have to ask the right questions and uncover them.

  3. Help Your Clients Avoid 3 Costly Card-Not-Present Transaction Mistakes
    1/6/2016

    Industry statistics confirm that state-of-the-art technology is a company’s only formidable defense against data attacks. Unfortunately, most attacks target small and mid-sized businesses, which are often targeted due to assumed lower security.

  4. Mobile Payments: Closing The Gap Between Awareness And Adoption In 2016
    12/29/2015

    Industry forecasts about mobile payments all basically point to the same conclusion — mobile payments adoption is going to increase in 2016, and for the next several years.

  5. 3 Mobile Payments Trends To Watch For In 2016
    12/21/2015

    With greater use of mobile payments comes better loyalty programs, more order-ahead apps and sustainable security.

  6. How Big Data Works For Hospitality
    12/17/2015

    Predictive analytics eliminate the guesswork from staff scheduling.

  7. Looking Ahead: Top 3 POS Trends For 2016
    12/15/2015

    It's time to look ahead to what 2016 will bring to the payments industry. Technology constantly evolves in response to new innovations and consumer behaviors, and POS technology is no exception.

  8. EMV Predictions For 2016: Chip Cards Will Lead To Record Increase In Online Fraud
    12/15/2015

    Based on the EMV experience in Europe, U.S. card not present (CNP) retail should act now to brace for an onslaught of fraud as EMV chip card technology becomes more widely adopted, greatly reducing the number of opportunities for in-person fraud and forcing thieves to focus their efforts online.

  9. 7 EMV Predictions For 2016
    12/14/2015

    The deadline for transitioning to EMV has come and gone. And with that, new opportunities and challenges abound. Here are a few predictions for EMV in 2016.

  10. What’s In Store For Point Of Sale In 2016?
    12/10/2015

    2015 proved to be an exciting year for the point-of-sale market with the looming EMV deadline and the increased interest in the managed services side of the business. 2016 promises to build on that excitement.  Paul Constantine, president of ScanSource POS and Barcode, shares a few predictions for 2016.