POS & Payment Processing Articles
Restaurant And Hospitality IT News For VARs — November 22, 2013
In the news, the NRA urges legislators to end patent troll lawsuits, and a study results in projections about the technology restaurants will adopt in the next several years.
Grocery And Convenience Store IT News For VARs — November 21, 2013
In the news this week, grocery stores could benefit from energy management technology, there is growth in the convenience store vertical, and prepaid cards could boost business for your customers — but regulatory questions about them persist.
Retail IT News For VARs — November 18, 2013
In the news this week, multi-channel SMBs weigh in on payment processing options and a mobile POS solutions provider lists top demands from retailers.
Recommended VAR Reading: The Challenger Sale
I read The Challenger Sale about a year ago and have been testing its principles and techniques whenever I can. I think the business-to-business sales methods taught in this book are the real deal and could have a significant impact on VAR organizations as they strive to be trusted advisors.
Restaurant And Hospitality IT News For VARs — November 15, 2013
In this week’s news, analysts consider the future of NFC and a study shows creating loyalty programs that protect user privacy could benefit your customers.
Old School Solutions Providers Need A Renaissance ... Or Retirement
Sometimes I wonder if I sound like a broken record to readers. “Expand your line card by selling complementary technologies to existing customers. Adopt the as-a-Service model to build a predictable revenue stream and maximize profitability.” When you boil down almost every article in Business Solutions, you should find one or both of those messages.
Make 2014 A Banner Year. Here’s How.
Before you know it, we’ll be ringing in the new year. You might be one of those ambitious people who make resolutions to better yourself personally. If so, kudos to you! But, have you ever considered a resolution to improve your business?
Point Of Sale And Payment Processing News From October 2013
Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Point of Sale and Payment Processing news, companies announce new partnerships, a customizable tax calculation function for POS, and research that shows mobile adoption among SMBs is high.
Grocery And Convenience Store IT News For VARs — November 12, 2013
This week, articles look at the trend of mobile apps for convenience stores and at new technology that scans faces in to gauge effectiveness of marketing efforts.
Today's Modern Retailer Requires A Modern Solutions Provider
The POS industry has changed. Big surprise, right? Thanks to a variety of factors, with the two biggest probably being payment processors entering the market and the appeal of iPad POS, prices and margins on traditional POS solutions have tanked, leaving many long-standing POS dealers scratching their heads or, worse, working on an exit strategy.