POS Executive Commentary

  1. 10 Retail Trends To Watch
    12/10/2015

    If there is a single, defining issue for the 2015 holiday shopping season, it’s whether retailers were able to provide a more cohesive shopping experience regardless of channels. Here are the major trends reshaping retail that resellers should pay close attention to, and which will be on the minds of your customer base in the weeks and months ahead.

  2. Top 7 Predictions For SMB Cloud POS In 2016
    12/10/2015

    As SMBs look for faster and easier access to social and mobile analytics and more processing power and storage, cloud adoption has boomed. According to The SMB Group, cloud is the new IT infrastructure for SMBs, with 92 percent using at least one cloud business solution and 87 percent using at least one cloud infrastructure solution.

  3. 2016: The Year Of Mobile Payments
    12/1/2015

    Now that 2015 has come to a close, it is imperative to take a look at the future and what transformations are expected to follow within the payments industry. The payments landscape is taking another turn towards the growth of mobile payments and ISVs and VARs need to continue evolving and to react to the changes occurring.

  4. It Really Is All About Who You Know…
    11/13/2015

    The payments and POS industries have been hit hard by rapidly changing technological advances. The previous wave of technology that forged through our industry focused on automation … answering the call of merchants who were faced with a down economy and forced to look for ways to do more with less in order to remain profitable. This created a demand for automated solutions to help streamline operations, reduce costs, and increase profitability.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.