POS & Payment Processing Articles
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.
Retail IT News For VARs – November 11, 2013
In this week’s news, tag audits could help your retail customers measure omni-channel engagement and predictions continue for a slow holiday shopping season.
As-a-Service Business Model Is A Game Changer For Security
Tony Sorrentino, president of ScanSource Security, says the as-a-Service business model is emerging in the channel for VARs and integrators selling security and video surveillance products.
Restaurant and Hospitality IT News For VARs — November 6, 2013
This week’s news includes research that shows restaurants are planning investments in customer-facing technology.
Grocery and Convenience Store IT News for VARs — November 6, 2013
This week, representatives of the supermarket industry fight back against patent trolls, c-store industry grows in spite of trying economy, and survey shows how technology can create satisfying experience for grocery shoppers.
ScanSource’s Dixon Urges VARs To “Own The Entire Space”
Greg Dixon, CTO of ScanSource, says to own the retail space, VARs must sell wider and deeper than simply the POS.
Retail IT News for VARs — November 5, 2013
This week in Retail IT news, mobile POS usage is expected to triple, a U.S. senator issues a “code of conduct” for how stores should use data collected from retail activity, and SaaS companies help marketing efforts.
ScanSource’s Dixon Urges POS, AIDC VARs To Look To Managed Services
Greg Dixon, CTO for ScanSource, is an advocate of the managed services model and urges the value-added distributor’s partners to look at it as the model of the future.
Peer-to-Peer: Retailers Won’t Trade Transaction Speed For Cloud
Randy Roe, owner of Retail Technology Services, advises when selecting a cloud-based POS solution, make sure your customers won't sacrifice transaction speed.