POS & Payment Processing Articles

  1. Restaurant And Hospitality IT News For VARs — March 17, 2014
    3/17/2014

    An article this week gives an example of a digital signage application for hotel swimming pools. Also in the news, a growing number of quick service restaurants are accepting bitcoins, and m-commerce is expected to grow to $626 billion in 2018.

  2. Top Challenges Facing The Retail IT Channel
    3/17/2014

    Resellers are always interested in what one another are doing. That’s one of the reasons our feature articles and case studies are so popular. It’s also a reason why the networking portion of industry events is found to be so valuable. At RSPA INSPIRE earlier this year, attendees broke up into groups to share information on challenges and changes facing the market. I was glancing through my notes from that session and thought the information would be interesting to those not in the room.

  3. Grocery And Convenience Store IT News For VARs — March 12, 2014
    3/12/2014

    A General Mills Convenience and Foodservice survey shows convenience stores are lagging behind other channels in digital connections. In other news, a study shows mobile management has not kept up with SMBs’ adoption of mobile apps and solutions.

  4. Retail IT News For VARs — March 11, 2014
    3/11/2014

    The MasterCard Mobile Payments Study finds 80 percent of merchants believe they would be at a disadvantage by not adopting a mobile payment option. In other news, solutions providers who deal with SMBs are reminded mobile management hasn’t kept up with adoption of mobile apps, and the apparel industry could offer a new market for QR code systems.

  5. Restaurant And Hospitality IT News For VARs — March 10, 2014
    3/10/2014

    An article in Nation’s Restaurant News points out when placing POS systems in restaurants it’s just as important to consider durability in these demanding environments as it is to consider functionality.  Also in the news, a study shows mobile wallet adoption is slow, but growing, and hotel CEOs share how technology is used — and will be used — in their industry. 

  6. Retail IT News For VARs — March 5, 2014
    3/5/2014

    A study reveals large enterprises consider mobility and Big Data as priorities. Also in the news, an article says beacons are most beneficial when connected to consumer touch points.

  7. Grocery And Convenience Store IT News For VARs — March 5, 2014
    3/5/2014

    In the news, an article gives insight into up sell opportunities in the grocery vertical. Also, an article looks at the evolution of the smart grocery cart.

  8. Restaurant And Hospitality IT News For VARs — March 4, 2014
    3/4/2014

    This week’s restaurant and hospitality news for VARs is loaded with information on mobility. Whether talking specifically about loyalty, social media, mobile advertisements, or payments, it’s clear why “mobile” remains such a hot-button topic in the IT world.

  9. Grocery And Convenience Store IT News For VARs — February 27, 2014
    2/27/2014

    This week, a few articles supported the idea that customers are expecting a “Total Retail” experience, looking for personalized offers. Also in the news, the CPG industry is lacking in analytics use, and a study shows there is growth in mobile payment use.  

  10. Retail IT News For VARs — February 27, 2014
    2/27/2014

    In the news, IHS research reveals cloud-based spending is expected to triple from 2011 to 2017. Also, social media is a driver for e-commerce — but another report concludes businesses want more from technology for e-commerce.