POS & Payment Processing Headlines

  1. Features And Options Can Help You Sell Mobile Printers

    Merchants’ awareness of how mobile printing can contribute to an enhanced customer experience is increasing. Barbara Bruning, senior major account manager with Brother Mobile Solutions, says it’s time for retail IT VARs to look ahead to 2016 and 2017 when more merchants will follow early adopters of true mobile receipt and label printing, and to offer solutions with features they need now and options to add capabilities as their businesses grow and change.  

  2. Mobile Payments Surpasses e-Commerce As Top Trend Impacting Consumer Spending, According To CAN Capital Survey

    According to industry professionals, the growth of mobile payments technology is overtaking e-commerce as the largest trend impacting the spending habits of today’s retail consumers. That’s from a new survey by CAN Capital, Inc., the market share leader in alternative small business finance, conducted at financial services and payments conference Money20/20 this October.

  3. Smart Card Alliance White Paper Explores Contactless Payments And The Role Of NFC Technology In U.S. EMV Migration

    As the U.S. migration to EMV chip payments continues, some industry participants are thinking about preparing to process payments made using EMV contact chip cards, EMV contactless chip cards, mobile NFC devices, or all three. Yet for some, misconceptions around what NFC technology really is and how it can be used with EMV chip payments persist. 

  4. Mercury’s Security Pays Campaign Accelerates Security Adoption

    Mercury Payment Systems, a Vantiv company and a provider of payments technology and services for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), recently announced progress on its Security Pays initiative, which is designed to work with payments partners to drive adoption of more secure practices and products, to secure customer data in the payments ecosystem.

  5. Focus POS Supports Ingenico Group’s Semi-Integrated Payment Solution

    Focus POS, a leading provider of restaurant point of sale software, has announced a partnership in support of Ingenico Group’s Telium Semi-Integrated (TSI) payment solution.

  6. Blue Horseshoe To Sell ‘Retail Realm Essentials Powered By Microsoft Dynamics’ And ‘RR mAX’

    Retail Realm announces that Blue Horseshoe has joined its growing Reseller network to sell “Retail Realm Essentials powered by Microsoft Dynamics” (RRE) and “RR mAX.”

  7. Heartland Introduces Out-Of-Scope Solution For LiquorPOS Merchants

    Heartland Payment Systems, one of the nation’s largest payment processors, recently announced its secure point-of-sale (POS) software solution, featuring out-of-scope capacity, data security protection and a comprehensive breach warranty, is now available to LiquorPOS beverage retailers.

  8. Creditcall Appoints New VP Of Operations To Spur Continued Growth

    Creditcall Ltd, a leading omni-channel payment gateway and EMV migration specialist, recently announced the appointment of David Butler as vice president of operations. Reporting to CEO, Lars D. Pedersen, David will be responsible for contributing to Creditcall’s overall growth strategy and lead the growing operational teams that cover customer support, processor and acquirer certifications, and the company’s network infrastructure.

  9. Lightspeed POS Acquires Leading Online Retail Software Company SEOshop, Launches New eCommerce Platform

    Lightspeed POS, the most powerful point-of-sale (POS) platform for retailers and restaurateurs, recently announced the acquisition of Amsterdam-based eCommerce software company SEOshop. As part of the acquisition, Lightspeed is launching Lightspeed eCom, its new eCommerce platform.

  10. Ingram Micro Expands Professional Services with Higher Education Program for Channel Partners

    Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) today announced a strategic alliance with Apollo Education Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: APOL) and its subsidiary, University of Phoenix, to offer channel partners accredited, advanced degree programs and training, including an Ingram Micro Small Business Accelerator program starting in January 2016. Available to all Ingram Micro channel partners in the U.S., the new education services are part of the IT business leader’s fast-growing Professional Services organization.