POS Executive Commentary

  1. Don’t Make EMV Harder Than It Has To Be
    11/13/2015

    Following a few time-tested best practices and partnering wisely can go a long way in shortening your EMV learning curve — and the stress that goes along with it.

  2. EMV: Every Customer Needs Your Help
    11/13/2015

    A change occurred earlier this year affecting every business that processes payment card transactions. But as often happens with major changes, a lot of your customers won’t know how to adjust to this change unless you help them.

  3. Taking A “Partner-Centric” Approach
    11/13/2015

    From a reseller’s perspective to implement technology in the field — no matter how good your product is — a poor customer experience can ruin a sale.

  4. Embracing The Growth Trend
    11/13/2015

    Over the next five years, the point of sale system install base in North America is poised to grow at a rate of about 9% annually.

  5. Discover® Is Partnering With The POS Channel To Accelerate EMV Deployment
    11/12/2015

    For the past several years Discover has been in discussions with key participants in the integrated Payments Channel in order to help plan for and accelerate EMV deployment. Discover has conducted EMV engagement discussions with the top ISVs in the channel in order to share information and validate EMV enablement plans.

  6. How Partnering With A Payments Processor Can Help ISVs And VARs Keep Their Clients Secure
    11/10/2015

    The growth of data breaches and fraud has been a pressing issue within the payments industry for several years and many are concerned in regards to payment security. It can be difficult to stop a breach or fraud from occurring, but there are solutions that should be implemented for protection. Despite this reality, many ISVs and VARs still aren’t sure about the best ways to reduce their chances of security issues that may arise in the future.

  7. How To Compete Against Banks Selling POS Systems
    11/4/2015

    Over the last few years, POS VARs have seen their territory encroached on many different fronts. With revolutionary mobile payment solutions like Square becoming prevalent in the marketplace, selling POS to small businesses has become so competitive that many VARs are walking away altogether and missing out on lucrative opportunities.

  8. EMV And Fraud: Where We Are Now And Where We May Be Going
    11/3/2015

    What has changed since the October 1 EMV liability shift? For most consumers and merchants, the short answer is, not much. With the exception of some merchants now having liability for fraud involving certain card-present, chip card transactions, the changes promised with regard to EMV will take some time to be fully realized.

  9. VARs: Are You Ready To Take Up The Mobile POS Security Challenge?
    11/2/2015

    Cyber Awareness month just came to a close and it raised awareness about the need to secure one of the most challenging environments — mobile point of-sale (mPOS) systems.

  10. EMV October 1 Is Past: Now What?
    10/28/2015

    We are now a couple of weeks past the October 1 EMV liability shift, and VARs and ISVs are starting to realize that there is action they have to take. The community is continuing to hear about EMV from the media, and increasingly from payment providers. EMV technology is here to stay, and delays in adopting compatible solutions could result in liability to businesses long term. With EMV in effect, the time is now to implement the necessary solutions and technology to protect your business.