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  1. How Your Retail IT Clients Can Drive Sales, Improve Shopping Experience With Digital Signage

    Digital consumers have come of age and expect a rich palette of digital experiences during their shopping journeys, whether online or in the store. In addition, new retail competitors are disrupting the industry and threatening established incumbents. To meet these challenges, retailers must revolutionize business models in order to innovate faster and provide a better shopping experience for consumers. One way to improve the consumer’s in-store shopping experience and drive increased sales is through new uses of dynamic, digital signage within the store.

  2. Why There Will Always Be A Market For Fixed Point Of Sale

    Point of sale (POS) systems have long stood at the heart of every retail business and remain one of the largest technical investments a retailer will make during the initial development of its company.

  3. EMV Myths Debunked

    Many merchants are concerned about the October 1 EMV liability shift and its potential impact to their respective businesses. Given that there is no mandate around EMV adoption, NCR Hospitality is recommending that restaurant operators, in particular, look to adopt solutions that manage a multitude of payment options rather than selecting single, point solutions that only address EMV.

  4. 5 Features That Maximize Benefits To Your IT Clients Of An All-In-One POS

    According to Forrester, mobile payments in the U.S. are expected to reach $142 billion in volume in 2019. Over the past few years, flurries of new payments and point-of-sale (POS) technologies have emerged; technologies that can give a significant competitive edge to merchants that embrace them. Today’s new POS systems can significantly improve interaction with customers, reduce costs and increase efficiency.

  5. 3 Ways mPOS Can Make An Impact Beyond The Payment Transaction

    It’s far from a novel statement to say that mobile technology is changing the way consumers and businesses operate. Customers now have the ability to make payments from nearly any location, while merchants can charge buyers in line or at a fixed point of sale (POS) in the store. Mobile technology in the form of POS systems is growing rapidly in the small-business landscape and is changing the way companies operate — for the better.

  6. 5 Reasons There Will Always Be A Market For Fixed POS

    The following observations are based on fixed point of sale (POS) terminals, or cash registers. They do not include payment terminals or other devices that may be grouped under the POS umbrella. 

  7. EMV In The U.S. – Are You Ready?

    The transition to chip-based credit card processing is well underway in the United States. With magnetic stripe credit cards about to take their place in history alongside carbon paper receipts and the flat bed imprinters used to create them, it’s time to focus seriously on cutting-edge EMV technology and how it will impact transaction processing in this country in the immediate future and beyond.

  8. 8 Must-Haves For All-in-One POS Systems

    Updating an old point-of-sale (POS) system can benefit any restaurant’s business — but choosing a new system is a major step.

  9. 5 Ways To Cash In On Microsoft Windows Server 2003 End Of Service

    The end-of-service date for the popular Microsoft Windows Server 2003 operating system is July 14, 2015 — and it’s coming up quickly. It’s one of the biggest IT-related events in recent years and the race to migrate to a newer operating system presents some big opportunities for IT channel companies.

  10. Why The Security Industry Needs The Channel To Spark Changes

    No one is safe from a breach, and we all know it far too well. The high-profile breaches at major corporations such as Target and Sony put urgent pressure on companies to find solutions that get the security job done right. For a long time, the IT status quo was a reactionary approach to data protection and threat management — building taller walls and digging deeper moats to secure the data perimeter without fully analyzing the sensitivity of its contents.