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  1. RSPA New Member Spotlight: Getting To Know Newest Members
    12/7/2015

    2015 saw the addition of many new faces into RSPA membership this year. With the sign-on of each new member, we request that members tell us a little more about their businesses and the work they do. We’ve collected quite a few in recent months, and we’d like to introduce you to some of them now:

  2. 2015: The Year With The Chip On Its Shoulder
    12/7/2015

    Many would say that the biggest issue in POS this year—the one with the most airtime, for sure—would be comprised of three letters. But could that really be the case—can a transition to a new payment technology in the U.S. cause such a ruckus? Could this be another instance of a year dominated by a 3 character alphanumeric phrase? (1999 is still very vivid in the minds of many in our industry)

  3. An Inside Perspective On The Channel From Sterling Payment Technology
    11/18/2015

    The following is an edited transcript of Business Solutions President Jim Roddy’s interview with Gary Staub, chief sales and marketing officer at Sterling Payment Technologies.

  4. 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.

  5. Zebra Technologies Brings Direct Data Exchange To The 21st Century
    11/4/2015

    Zebra Technologies is introducing the industry’s first complete, ruggedized enterprise-grade hardware and software Direct Data Exchange (DEX) solution that connects Direct Store Delivery (DSD) drivers to stores without a rugged DEX cable. With the introduction of Zebra’s new DX30 DEX Bluetooth-enabled wireless key fob – no bigger than a typical automobile key – Zebra has removed physical cables and eliminated common failure points at the wall jack or device. 

  6. 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.

  7. EMV Integration for POS And SaaS-Based Services Providers
    11/3/2015

    Since the EMV liability shift, IT solutions providers have been searching for solutions that are EMV capable, but also help your merchant clients minimize costs and the scope of PCI compliance. So, what are the best options?

  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. 5 Reasons RSPA Membership Will Make The Difference In Your Business In 2016
    10/29/2015

    In a perfect world, we would have enough time, money, staff, and luck to make our day-to-day pretty simple. I’m understating the obvious by saying we simply don’t have those luxuries. The Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA), the point of sale technology industry association, is here to help our members by providing knowledge and connections to help close the resource gap that exists for so many in the SMB market. Below are the five reasons you should consider taking a deeper look at RSPA.