Featured Hospitality Articles

  1. 10 Ways VARs Can Build Sustainable Revenue Streams
    9/2/2015

    Robert Carr, CEO and founder of Heartland, offered some keys to building sustainable business models to improve or build revenue streams during his presentation at Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) RetailNOW 2015, held Aug. 2 to 5 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

  2. Launch Of Android Pay Still Pending
    9/1/2015

    The highly anticipated launch of Android Pay, Google’s forthcoming payments platform and rival to Apple Pay will allow consumers to pay using their Android smartphones at point of sale as well as make purchases within mobile applications. Despite rumors that the payment solution would launch at the end of August, Tech Crunch reported that according to sources familiar with Google’s plans, Android Pay is not launching yet.

  3. ScanSource’s Dixon Gives Advice On Surviving As A Retail IT VAR
    9/1/2015

    As retail IT changes — with innovations in mobile point of sale (POS), payment types, and data analytics — the way a VAR creates and delivers solutions to their clients is also undergoing changes.

  4. 2015 Awards Announced At RetailNOW
    9/1/2015

    The Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) announced the 2015 recipients of its Vendor of Excellence and Innovative Solutions awards at RetailNOW 2015, held Aug. 2 to 5 at Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

  5. How Can You Help Your IT Merchant Clients Through The Consumer EMV Learning Curve?
    8/28/2015

    Randy Vanderhoof, director of the EMV Migration Forum, addressed concerns about the U.S. EMV transition during a presentation at Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) RetailNOW 2015. Vanderhoof says this transition is particularly challenging because of its complexity: every part of the payment ecosystem has to change, including merchants, consumers, issuers, and acquirers.

  6. VARs: How Well Would You Do Playing “EMV Jeopardy”?
    8/28/2015

    The Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) EMV Committee’s panel discussion at RetaiNOW 2015 featured a round of “Jeopardy” that revealed some of the basic facts about the U.S. transition to EMV payment technology. As an IT solutions provider with clients turning to you for answers, how well would you do with this round of questions?

  7. Why Would Your Retail IT Clients Choose Solutions-as-a-Service?
    8/25/2015

    Transitioning to the recurring revenue business model is the focus of more attention among retail IT VARs — but will your IT customers also be interested in making the transition?

  8. Mobile Bookings Are On The Increase For Your Hospitality IT Clients
    8/25/2015

    Millenials are more likely to choose mobile pathways to book hotel rooms, but “old” methods are still in use, according to new data released by TravelClick in the North American Distribution Review for Q3 2015.

  9. RetailNOW 2015 Panel Details How To “Compete In Changing Times”
    8/24/2015

    Change was not only in the air at RetailNOW 2015, it was on the agenda, the stage, the literature, the signage, and it boomed across the sound system in the general session and in seemingly every breakout room. One education session that laser-focused on this topic was “Creating The Right Business Model to Compete in Changing Times,” held Tuesday, Aug. 4.

  10. Star Micronics Talks mPOS, Cloud At RetailNOW 2015
    8/24/2015

    It wasn’t too long ago that visiting a vendor booth at RetailNOW guaranteed hardware talk from wall-to-wall. That wasn’t the case in 2015, especially during my half hour at the Star Micronics booth Aug. 3. In addition to hardware, Star discussed new concepts including an app and a division focusing on cloud services.

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