POS & Payment Processing Articles

  1. VARTECH 2015 Features “Channel Ed” Solutions Sessions

    All VARs know it’s important to work on your business as well as in it, and BlueStar’s VARTECH 2015 is providing that opportunity. In addition to covering technology topics, Solutions Sessions at the conference will include “Channel Ed” sessions that focus on helping you manage and grow your business.

  2. How To Help Your Merchant IT Clients Combat Card, Online Fraud Through EMV Transition

    The transition to EMV chip-and-PIN cards will not, alone, prevent payment card fraud. Chris Melson, president of Netsurion explained the importance of encryption during his presentation “Deploying EMV? Discover The Impact To Security And PCI,” at Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) RetailNOW 2015, held Aug. 2 to 5 at Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, Orlando, FL.

  3. Will Your Healthcare IT Clients Be Ready For EMV By October?

    Your Healthcare IT clients may be seeing increased responsibility for fraudulent use of credit cards at their facilities if they aren’t up to EMV standards by October 1 of this year.

  4. 5 Things Solutions Should Do For Your Omni-Channel IT Clients

    With your merchant IT clients competing to provide the best customer experience, you want to support their goals with the best solutions.

  5. How To Design A Retail Security Solution That Takes The Human Element Into Account

    Finding the appropriate security solutions can be a daunting task, especially ensuring that the data you are guarding remains secure on a variety of levels.

  6. RetailNOW 2015: Distributors Focus On Managed Services, So Should You

    When BlueStar and ScanSource, the two most powerful distributors in the point of sale and data collection space, commit significant resources to an initiative, everyone in the channel better pay attention or risk falling behind.

  7. Mercury RetailNOW Presentation Highlights The Power Of SEO And Content Marketing

    Content marketing and search engine optimization (SEO) are essential when you want your business to grow. Content marketing is systematic way to market —content brings in traffic, traffic brings in leads, and leads bring in customers.

  8. 10 Ways VARs Can Build Sustainable Revenue Streams

    Robert Carr, CEO and founder of Heartland, offered some keys to building sustainable business models to improve or build revenue streams during his presentation at Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) RetailNOW 2015, held Aug. 2 to 5 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

  9. Launch Of Android Pay Still Pending

    The highly anticipated launch of Android Pay, Google’s forthcoming payments platform and rival to Apple Pay will allow consumers to pay using their Android smartphones at point of sale as well as make purchases within mobile applications. Despite rumors that the payment solution would launch at the end of August, Tech Crunch reported that according to sources familiar with Google’s plans, Android Pay is not launching yet.

  10. ScanSource’s Dixon Gives Advice On Surviving As A Retail IT VAR

    As retail IT changes — with innovations in mobile point of sale (POS), payment types, and data analytics — the way a VAR creates and delivers solutions to their clients is also undergoing changes.