POS & Payment Processing Articles

  1. Point Of Sale, Payment Processing And Data Collection News From November 2015
    12/11/2015

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in point of sale, payment processing and data collection news, Datacap, Sterling, and Vantiv announce certified U.S. EMV solutions, TSYS certified TranSend RevChip EMV software, Heartland addresses EMV for LiquorPOS merchants, Seagull Scientific launches BarTender 2016, Lightspeed POS acquires SEOshop and launches a new e-commerce platform, and MMF POS introduces new cash drawer platforms.

  2. Euclid Analytics: Black Friday May Never Be The Same
    12/11/2015

    The Black Friday Retail Benchmarks report from Euclid Analytics asserts Black Friday 2015 was a turning point in the struggle between online and brick-and-mortar stores: they’re starting to “co-exist nicely.”

  3. Who Are The Top Vendors In The $44.2 Billion Retail Software Market?
    12/10/2015

    Research from global research and advisory firm IHL Group, ranks top vendors in the Software and SaaS, a global market worth more than $44 billion annually.

  4. Advice To Share With Your POS Clients Considering A Move To The Cloud
    12/9/2015

    Merchants are discovering that the cloud is the future of point of sale (POS), as TransFirst points out, offering numerous advantages from the ability to adopt Web-based software technology in the form of payment gateways.

  5. 2015 Verizon Retail Index Gives Insights Into Broadband, Mobile Holiday Traffic
    12/9/2015

    The Verizon Retail Index has been tracking broadband and mobile shopping patterns, and found that consumers were saving their holiday shopping for the weekend following Cyber Monday, posting a  healthy shopping weekend for both online and mobile retailers.

  6. RSPA Spreads The Word About Visa QIR Certification Requirement, Helps VARs Respond
    12/8/2015

    In this interview, Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) President Kelly Funk tells how the association is assisting VARs with Payment Card Industry (PCI) Qualified Integrator and Reseller (QIR) certification and is working to spread the word that, effective March 31, 2016, Visa is requiring acquirers to ensure all newly boarded Level 4 merchants have point of sale (POS) application and terminal installation and integration performed by professionals with this certification.

  7. Your Merchant IT Client Is Facing A Challenge. Be Ready With The Solution
    12/8/2015

    Your merchant IT clients may find during busy times — like the holiday shopping season — inefficiencies or deficits in their infrastructure become more apparent. This could present an opportunity for you to start a conversation about how technology solutions can help them win business and customer loyalty and reach their business goals.

  8. SMB Owner Confidence At A Three-Year High
    12/8/2015

    Small business owners are demonstrating confidence in the economy at the highest levels in three years, according to Bank of America’s annual Small Business Owner Report.

  9. Mercury Payment Systems Helps Partners Become PCI QIR Certified
    12/4/2015

    The Security Pays initiative launched by Mercury Payment Systems, a Vantiv company, is assisting more than 500 partners with education and support to help them achieve Payment Card Industry (PCI) Qualified Integrator and Reseller (QIR) certification. The company recently announced that after only three months 50 of its partners are QIR certified.

  10. Visa: VARs, Integrators Must Be QIR Certified
    12/3/2015

    Understand recent changes to PCI QIR requirements, what to expect from the course and exam, and how the Retail Solutions Providers Association can help.