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  1. How Can VARs Compete Against Square?
    10/10/2013

    After initially underestimating the threat of Square, processors and ISOs are now directly competing with Square every day. Kevin Kogler, president of Microbiz, details the differences between processing plans, offering help to identify what types of merchants benefit from Square’s flat rate pricing model, and what types of businesses should stick with a traditional merchant account. 

  2. 5 Ways To Minimize Threat Of Data Breaches
    10/4/2013

    Payment processors can work with their acquirers and independent sales organizations (ISOs) to help minimize the threat of data breaches. Tedd Huff, director of product management for TSYS' Merchant Segment, lists five ways.

  3. Ways Your Retail Clients Can Use IP Video — Beyond Security
    9/30/2013

    Jackie Andersen of Axis Communications tells how your retail clients use IP video and analytics for benefits other than security as well as listing some growing trends and new directions.

  4. What Everybody Has To Know About EMV
    9/25/2013

    Gene Michaud, CEO of tGrowth Solutions, explains EMV, its benefits, and channel opportunities.

  5. How Big Data And Analytics Are Driving Big Results
    9/23/2013

    It used to be that the business battle cry for merchants was acquire, acquire, acquire. But Bill Clark, CEO of Spindle, says, today, having too rigid a focus on anything can be detrimental. Merchants today must be more imaginative, creative, and open-minded to the sales and service possibilities that technology provides, including the ability to transform one-time shoppers into loyal return customers — retention, retention, retention has become the new charge of the day.

  6. The Argument Against Break-Fix In POS
    9/17/2013

    Kris Harris of POS Nation says most companies take precautions to protect their financial information. Why not take this precaution with the equipment that is charged with capturing the financial information: the point of sale?

     

  7. Mobile POS Hardware: Alternatives To The iPad/iPhone
    8/20/2013

    Frank Riso, senior director of global lead retail for Motorola Solutions, discusses mobile point of sale solution options.

  8. Cash Transactions In A Mobile World
    8/13/2013

    For two decades, the PC has reigned supreme over POS solutions, operating as point of sale terminals that sit on counters and control various peripherals. However, the need for PC-centric solutions is waning as a more flexible POS model emerges.

  9. Cardholder Verification Method (CVM): Considerations In A Changing Payments Landscape
    7/26/2013

    With the migration to EMV, merchants, VARs and integrators play a role in ensuring changes to CVMs are seamless and efficient at the point of sale (POS).

  10. 5 Ways To Profit From Selling Mobile POS
    7/17/2013

    For Years, Merchant Service Providers Have Been Hindered By Tough Competition and Tight Margins. Will Offering Mobile POS Technology Get Providers Back into the Fast Lane?

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