POS Magazine

  1. An Open Approach To Payments
    9/18/2014

    A new payment processing option opens up additional functionality and business opportunities for this POS VAR.

  2. Taking Security-as-a-Service To New Levels
    9/18/2014

    An MSSP’s (managed security services provider’s) ability to quickly assess and implement a PCI-compliant security solution was critical to winning a 4,500-location security implementation with a retailer.

  3. 5 Ways To Future-Proof Your POS Business
    9/18/2014

    With a POS legacy dating back to the 1950s, Skurla’s POS Solutions wasn’t going to let a shift in the market put its business in jeopardy.

  4. 3 Keys To Handling IP Video Growth Pains
    9/18/2014

    Following three years of unprecedented growth, this systems integrator’s foresight to become more strategic and increase employee development and customer service proved to be a smart move.

  5. Break Out Of Paltry POS Sales
    8/15/2014

    Selling complementary IT solutions and professional services contracts are driving this retail VAR’s projected 150 percent revenue growth.

  6. Hospitality Tech Evolves To Incorporate Payment Changes
    8/15/2014

    VARs can add to value and revenue with additional POS features.

  7. Retail Management System Replaces Paper-Based Process
    8/15/2014

    New POS software helps solve a liability problem while growing a customer database at this indoor trampoline park.

  8. You Probably Aren’t As Unique As You Think
    8/14/2014

    What makes you and your company different? Is it your people? Is it how much you care about your customers? Is it all the training you have and industry certifications? Is it the solutions you offer?

  9. How To Make Money Off EMV Today
    7/18/2014

    Most merchants are laser-focused on doing one thing: selling their wares. POS terminals and payment processing only gain mindshare when they stand to help the merchants sell more or threaten to lose money. While EMV is important and something retailers are going to have to deal with, the deadline for compliance is still far enough on the horizon that merchants who are aware of it aren’t feeling much urgency to spend money to update their payment infrastructures. And, of course, there are plenty of merchants who are unaware of EMV and the deadline. So, if merchants aren’t feeling the urgency of the deadline, how can VARs make money off EMV now?

  10. The Payment Industry’s Perspective On EMV
    7/18/2014

    “EMV is designed to authenticate the validity of the payment card presented at each POS, which it does very well, so there really are no shortcomings. It can do it offline and online; it’s very versatile and very configurable. Critics say it doesn’t do anything for e-commerce, but that’s because EMV isn’t designed for e-commerce. It’s specifically designed for a cardpresent transaction. The e-commerce environment has different needs, and there are various solutions available to mitigate fraud losses in that environment.” — Allen Friedman, director of payment solutions, Ingenico Group

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