POS & Payment Processing Articles

  1. What You Missed At Ingram Micro ONE Fall 2015
    11/25/2015

    Last week I was one of 2,000 people who attended the Ingram Micro ONE fall conference in Nashville. I have 10 full pages of notes from the event. Following are some highlights I thought you’d find valuable, along with my commentary.

  2. IRT Retail Tech Spending Report: Budget For mPOS, Digital Signage, Wi-Fi, Security
    11/25/2015

    Cloud adoption is up, inventory visibility is down, and mobile point of sale (POS) is ever increasing, according to Innovative Retail Technologies’ report Retail Tech Spending 2016: The Digitization Of The Physical Domain. The report, conducted every third quarter of the year since 2005, surveys IRT subscribers on their tech spending plans for the next year.

  3. RSPA INSPIRE 2016 To Be Held In San Diego
    11/24/2015

    The Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) announced Inspire 2016 will be held stateside this year, scheduled for January 31 to February 3, 2016, at Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in San Diego. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. Q&A With Harbortouch CEO: Will EMV Slow Down Holiday Shoppers?
    11/23/2015

    With holiday shopping in full swing, Business Solutions asked Jared Isaacman, founder and CEO of Harbortouch, what impact the U.S. EMV migration will have on the customer experience this season. Isaacman also shared findings from a Harbortouch survey on EMV and his insights into how mobile payments could impact EMV adoption.

  5. Tech Investments And Challenges For Your Retail IT Clients, By Tier, In 2016
    11/23/2015

    A Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) webinar examined IT trends and plans among retail tiers, presented by Greg Buzek, founder and CEO of IHL Group.

  6. Is The Future Of Mobile Payments OS Only, No Apps?
    11/20/2015

    The future of mobile payments is a “no-app” payment landscape, according to mobile engagement provider Mobiquity.

  7. Why Your Merchant Clients Should Offer Digital Gift Cards … All Year Long
    11/19/2015

    Consumers are increasingly purchasing digital gift cards for purposes other than holiday gift-giving.

  8. VARTECH 2015 Keynote Asks, “What’s Your 13th Donut?”
    11/17/2015

    VARTECH 2015 keynote speaker Mark Scharenbroich's message to several hundred channel executives Sept. 15 was filled with feelings of humility, gratefulness, and the power of a kind word. Following are golden nuggets and top quotes from Scharenbroich’s moving welcome to BlueStar’s annual partner conference:

  9. VARTECH 2015 Media Panel: “Dandelion Marketing” And Other Terms VARs Need To Know
    11/17/2015

    The media panel discussion at VARTECH 2015 was a learning experience for the hundreds of channel executives in attendance. Following are three terms that played a role in our conversation that I wanted to share with you. It will behoove VARs to understand and master these.

  10. Fast Facts (Plus Opinions) From VARTECH 2015
    11/17/2015

    Here are stories, quotes, and notes from the first full day of VARTECH 2015 —  written from the docks at CocoCay, The Bahamas. The day was intriguing, interesting, and gratifying at different times. Here are some of the stories, quotes, and notes I jotted while traversing from deck-to-deck.