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  1. RSPA INSPIRE 2016 To Be Held In San Diego

    The Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) announced Inspire 2016 will be held stateside this year, scheduled for January 31 to February 3, 2016, at Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in San Diego. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Research Finds $30 Billion Wasted In U.S. On Unused Software

    Global organizations are wasting money on software that is not used, according to a new report from Software Lifecycle Automation company 1E. The report The Real Cost of Unused Software analyzed the results of a four-year study of more than 1,800 software titles deployed on 3.6 million desktops, in 129 enterprises, across 14 industries.

  3. Why Your Merchant Clients Should Offer Digital Gift Cards … All Year Long

    Consumers are increasingly purchasing digital gift cards for purposes other than holiday gift-giving.

  4. Point Of Sale, Payment Processing And Data Collection News From October 2015

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in point of sale, payment processing and data collection news, Merchant Link announced it has acquired Precidia Technologies, Sterling announces a protection plan for those working toward EMV acceptance, and Datalogic unveils two new imagers. In other news, Creditcall gains EMV certification from Chase Paymentech and First Data, Advantech introduces two new touch computers, and TSYS provides ISVs with coding tools.

  5. Ingenico Group Survey Identifies 5 Factors For EMV Migration Success

    As the U.S. engages in the transition to EMV payments, Ingenico Group has found that there are five key factors that impact a successful deployment of the technology. The company announced the results of its study at the annual Money 20/20 conference in Las Vegas.

  6. mPOS: Where You And Your Merchant IT Customers Are, Where You’re Going

    A lot has changed in retail mobility in the last two years. A panel discussion at BlueStar VARTECH 2015 included a look back at mobile point of sale (mPOS) projections from 2013, how accurate those projections were, and where mPOS is likely to be heading from here.  

  7. E-Commerce Trends Drive Demand For Mobility Solutions In Distribution

    Nearly 90 percent of distribution centers are poised to add voice direction technology over the next five years, and demand is driving the need to improve accuracy and workflow process in order to provide better service, according to a new mobility study from Honeywell.

  8. The Outcry For PINs With EMV Cards Gets Louder

    U.S. retailers have begun using EMV technology to accept payment via chip cards — but the question of how to authenticate the user persists.

  9. Beacons, Geofencing, And Their Impact On Customer Experience

    Location-based technology and its impact on how your merchant clients can leverage it to enhance customer experience was a topic for a panel at BlueStar’s VARTECH 2015.

  10. Customer Engagement Trends VARs Need To Know

    At BlueStar’s VARTECH 2015, members of the customer experience panel listed tech trends VARs should support to help their merchant IT clients increase customer engagement.