Featured Hospitality Articles

  1. Ingenico Group Survey Identifies 5 Factors For EMV Migration Success
    11/10/2015

    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.

  2. mPOS: Where You And Your Merchant IT Customers Are, Where You’re Going
    11/9/2015

    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.  

  3. The Outcry For PINs With EMV Cards Gets Louder
    11/2/2015

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

  4. More On Building An Exit Strategy
    10/30/2015

    Since we published the article “Building An Exit Strategy” in our November issue, I’ve received some great feedback and questions.

  5. The Positive Effects Of POS-as-a-Service
    10/27/2015

    We all know how volatile the world of POS and payment processing can be. For some, change is overwhelming and it becomes a threat. For others, change is an opportunity. A few years ago, Jared Isaacman and the people at Harbortouch saw an opportunity in change and created an industry-shaking model. Whether you love it or hate it, Harbortouch’s model seems to be working for its partners.

  6. Beacons, Geofencing, And Their Impact On Customer Experience
    10/27/2015

    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.

  7. Customer Engagement Trends VARs Need To Know
    10/27/2015

    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.

  8. The Best First Steps To Providing Solutions That Enhance Customer Experience
    10/27/2015

    Your merchant IT clients may want to leverage technology to enhance customer experience, but finding a place to start can be difficult. At BlueStar’s VARTECH 2015, members of the customer experience panel offered advice for beginning a project and keeping it in the proper perspective.

  9. MSPs, VARs: Leverage Payments Solutions And Processing In Today’s Growing Market
    10/15/2015

    Chester Ritchie, SVP of strategic partnerships at Worldpay, and Donte Kim, president of Nodus Technologies, discussed opportunities in payments solutions and payment processing at Channel Transitions VAR/MSP Executive Conference, powered by Business Solutions, on Sept. 24 at the DoubleTree Chicago-Downers Grove.

  10. Point Of Sale, Payment Processing And Data Collection News From September 2015
    10/14/2015

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in point of sale, payment processing and data collection news, Vantiv launches a new payments security suite, Honeywell unveils a new thermal printer and a new mobile computer, Janam announces a new rugged mobile computer, and Zebra introduces new tablets and software migration services.