POS & Payment Processing Articles

  1. Connect With Clients By Writing A Business Book
    6/18/2014

    With the digital age in full swing, books might not always take the form of paper and binding, and readers might turn a page with a swipe of their finger across a screen. Regardless of this evolution, people still turn to the written word as a resource, for advice, or to learn. One way to establish yourself as a thought leader in a particular area is to write a book. This practice has proven especially true for business professionals who want to launch themselves as trusted advisors in their respective fields, including markets in the IT channel.

  2. Restaurant And Hospitality IT News For VARs – June 18, 2014
    6/18/2014

    In the news this week, a new report examines the current state of mobile POS (point of sale) and provides important industry forecasts and estimates. Also, a new Hispanic consumer study demonstrates that familiarity leads to patronage among this sector.  And finally, a number of bars and restaurants have found that by keeping their customers’ mobile devices charged, they are increasing revenue at the till.

  3. Channel Leaders List The Top Hospitality Trends
    6/17/2014

    The hospitality industry is experiencing growth as the nation shows signs of economic recovery. Movement into the “third platform” with technology adoption including mobile, cloud computing, and Big Data, is part of this growth, and as a result there are increasing opportunities in the hospitality market for VARs and MSPs. In addition to their responses for our Business Solutions Partner Program Insider 2014, industry leaders had this to say when asked which are the most significant opportunities and trends in hospitality:

  4. How To Comply With The New Canadian Anti-Spam Law
    6/16/2014

    The Canadian Anti-Spam Law (CASL) takes effect July 1, 2014. This law regulates the sending of commercial electronic messages (CEMs) to anyone in Canada. Those sending a CEM must get the consent of those they are sending the messages to.

  5. Biggest VAR Mistake In The Hospitality Vertical: Ignoring The “Human Touch”
    6/13/2014

    IT has made deeper in-roads into the hospitality industry; however, solutions providers have made some miss-steps along the way.

  6. Retail IT News for VARs — June 13, 2014
    6/13/2014

    In the news this week, Aite Group research concludes 70 percent of U.S. credit cards will be EMV-enabled by the end of 2015. Articles also show the impact technology advancements are having on retail loss prevention and security and list the NRF’s standards for retail technology.

  7. Point Of Sale And Payment Processing News From May 2014
    6/13/2014

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Point of Sale (POS) and Payment Processing news, Revel Systems introduces a POS accessibility bundle for the visually impaired, Sterling Payment Technologies partners with Adelo, Zebra Technologies announces new mid-range tabletop printers, Harbortouch updates its cloud-based POS solution, Heartland offers the VersaPay cloud-based invoicing and payment solution, MICROS debuts a new tablet series, Star Micronics adds WebPRNT and mPOS products, and Lavu adopts the Epson OmniLink solution.

  8. Good News For RetailNOW Registrants: Bouwer Is Back
    6/12/2014

    Tom Bouwer will be appearing on Wed., Aug. 6, at RSPA's RetailNOW 2014 in Orlando, FL. Bouwer will be conducting his exclusive workshop titled, “Get A Grip On Your Business: Are you running your business, or is your business running you?” This session is designed for business owners and is based on the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS).

  9. How To Achieve Invulnerable Payment Data, Point To Point
    6/12/2014

    Paul Kleinschnitz, SVP, GM of Cyber Security Solutions for First Data explains point-to-point encryption and tokenization, why they are important for data security for your merchant IT clients, and how they complement EMV-enabled systems.

  10. Sunday Night Sales Management: Getting Your Act Together
    6/12/2014

    In the beginning it was serious training. What I mean by that comment is that when I started in the tech sector many years ago, selling software/services/technology, I was lucky.  The manufacturer that I worked for not only had extended sales and product training resources but active sales management that worked with small groups of salespeople.

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