POS & Payment Processing Articles

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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).

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Grocery And Convenience Store IT News For VARs – June 12, 2014
    6/12/2014

    In the news this week, an article provides six action steps can help retailers leverage digital influence to improve same-store sales, and Accenture’s Technology Vision 2014 for Consumer Packaged Goods identifies game-changing trends for CPG companies determined to drive more profitable growth. Also, a case study begs the question, can your grocery clients benefit from an EHR (electronic health records) system?

  9. Restaurant And Hospitality IT News For VARs – June 11, 2014
    6/11/2014

    In news this week, ControlScan relaunches its website on PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliance. Also restaurants are leveraging technology to recruit, hire, train, and manage employees, and there is a trend toward guest management solutions that eliminate wait times.

  10. How To Tell If Your Website Is An Effective Lead-Generator
    6/11/2014

    Your website is often the first impression of your business on a prospect — and the impression it makes can impact whether that prospect becomes a customer. How do you know whether your website is an effective marketing tool?

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