Featured Hospitality Articles

  1. 5 Things Solutions Should Do For Your Omni-Channel IT Clients

    With your merchant IT clients competing to provide the best customer experience, you want to support their goals with the best solutions.

  2. How To Design A Retail Security Solution That Takes The Human Element Into Account

    Finding the appropriate security solutions can be a daunting task, especially ensuring that the data you are guarding remains secure on a variety of levels.

  3. 10 Ways VARs Can Build Sustainable Revenue Streams

    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.

  4. Launch Of Android Pay Still Pending

    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.

  5. ScanSource’s Dixon Gives Advice On Surviving As A Retail IT VAR

    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.

  6. 2015 Awards Announced At RetailNOW

    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.

  7. How Can You Help Your IT Merchant Clients Through The Consumer EMV Learning Curve?

    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.

  8. VARs: How Well Would You Do Playing “EMV Jeopardy”?

    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?

  9. Why Would Your Retail IT Clients Choose Solutions-as-a-Service?

    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?

  10. Mobile Bookings Are On The Increase For Your Hospitality IT Clients

    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.