POS & Payment Processing Articles

  1. Retail, Grocery, And Hospitality IT News For VARs — October 27, 2014
    10/27/2014

    In the news, predictions include hospitality tech trends for 2015 and a 5 percent increase in spending on gifts this holiday season. Also, an article looks at a the list of mergers and acquisitions in the point of sale industry this year.

  2. IT Channel Advice For Hiring And Managing Exceptional Salespeople
    10/25/2014

    Salespeople are the front line in the fight to gain — and retain — business for IT solutions providers.  As such, you need to choose the right people for your team and manage them with particular care. 

  3. How To Help Your SMB Merchant Customers Prepare For EMV
    10/25/2014

    Merchants are facing the requirement to have payment systems compliant with EMV, the global standard for debit and credit cards that leverages chip card technology. In October 2015, liability for transactions made with counterfeit cards will shift to acquirers and merchants — and the least compliant party will be responsible for covering the full cost of the fraudulent transaction. Steve Mathison, VP of product management for First Data, tells how to help your SMB customers prepare for the new requirements. 

  4. Deloitte Makes Predictions For 2014 Holiday Sales
    10/22/2014

    U.S. Christmas sales are set to increase by up to 4 percent over 2013 numbers, according to Deloitte’s annual retail holiday sales forecast. This represents a greater increase over the 2.8 percent seen for the 2013 holiday season and equates to a growth of anywhere from $981 to $986 billion this upcoming holiday season.

  5. U.S. Retail Benchmarks Show Decline In Store Traffic
    10/21/2014

    In-store retail analytics company Euclid, has released its U.S. Retail Benchmarks for September. Euclid provides insights from data for brick-and-mortar retailers in the same way web analytics services do for ecommerce companies.

  6. Retail, Grocery, And Hospitality IT News For VARs — October 16, 2014
    10/16/2014

    In the news, anticipation builds over the launch of Apple Pay, and mobile payment adoption is expected to grow. Also, Intel is developing software to protect point of sale (POS) data, and holiday sales are predicted to exceed last year’s numbers. 

  7. You Have Questions? CompTIA Probably Has The Answers.
    10/16/2014

    When asked to give advice about how solutions providers can improve their businesses, I’m always sure to include joining industry organizations.

  8. Channel Transitions Midwest Speakers Offer MSPs “Steps To Success”
    10/15/2014

    Executives representing CompTIA, GFI MAX, Mercury, and Worldpay provide guidance to 100+ channel professionals at Chicago conference

  9. Point Of Sale, Payment Processing, And Data Collection News From September 2014
    10/15/2014

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Point of Sale and Payment Processing, companies announce their support of Apple Pay, BlueStar unveils a “Hybrid Solutions-as-a-Service” model, Apriva Pay Plus offers new analytics and accessibility features, Touch Dynamic announces a new all-in-one PC, and Datalogic releases a new 2D imager.

  10. Retail, Grocery, And Hospitality IT News For VARs — October 9, 2014
    10/9/2014

    In the news, the mobile wallet market is predicted to reach $3 trillion by 2020, Macy’s is expanding its use of RFID, iBeacons, and image search, and restaurants continue to leverage tablets and kiosks for orders, customer engagement, and payment.

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