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  1. Dealers Can Profit By Accelerating Change To The POS In 2014
    11/15/2013

    Heads up POS providers — apps have gotten better! Take a second to look at your phone and consider your favorite apps. Whether they help you connect, consolidate news feeds, find deals or speed up your checkout at the coffee shop — these apps have definitely gotten better. They meet specific consumer needs while fitting into our daily routine more seamlessly. In the process, these apps have raised consumer expectations for what user experiences should be. It’s key to remember that these app users are also the consumers that shop at our merchant locations and the business owners that evaluate and select POS (point of sale) systems. Increasingly, both consumers and business owners will demand a more app-like experience from their in-store POS interaction. These increased expectations of the POS will provide opportunities for Dealers to profit from transitioning the POS to a more app-like experience.

  2. [eBook] The Modern Retailer™ & You: Finding New Paths To Profit
    11/4/2013

    The retailers of yesteryear are evolving into Modern Retailers, but what does that mean for you? In order to plan for the future, you must review the past. In this eBook, you’ll see the evolution of managed services, how we got here, and what to expect of the future. Plus, you’ll learn the new ways that retail solution providers can capitalize on opportunities to earn recurring revenue and increase stickiness with their clients.

  3. Who’s Educating Your Customers About Digital Signage?
    10/23/2013

    Instead of focusing exclusively on selling POS, Tom Jones, TSE with Ingram Micro, says to consider selling digital signage solutions and services — earning recurring revenue and beating your competitors to the punch.

  4. 7 Ways Your Retail Clients Can Use IP Video — In Addition To Security
    10/21/2013

    Gadi Piran, president of OnSSI, explains that video in the retail environment has many uses beyond surveillance and can provide high value to retailers who embrace the expanding capabilities and surprising cost-effectiveness of IP-based networked video.

  5. BYOD: A Battle Of Devices
    10/16/2013

    Along with the benefits of BYOD, comes great responsibility for businesses. Christophe Naasz, Business Development Director, Star Micronics, lists ways to manage BYOD and how you can show ROI to your customers.

  6. 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. 

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

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

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

  10. 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.

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