The Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) announced Inspire 2016 will be held stateside this year, scheduled for January 31 to February 3, 2016, at Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in San Diego. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
Building mobile into 100 percent of its installations drives 50 percent growth for VAR Price Professional Solutions.
These experts share how retail solutions providers can capitalize on the hottest payments trends in 2016.
Finding new ways to differentiate its POS solution and payment processing services is key to this company’s year-over-year double-digit growth.
The following is an edited transcript of Business Solutions President Jim Roddy’s interview with Gary Staub, chief sales and marketing officer at Sterling Payment Technologies.
A change occurred earlier this year affecting every business that processes payment card transactions. But as often happens with major changes, a lot of your customers won’t know how to adjust to this change unless you help them.
Zebra Technologies is introducing the industry’s first complete, ruggedized enterprise-grade hardware and software Direct Data Exchange (DEX) solution that connects Direct Store Delivery (DSD) drivers to stores without a rugged DEX cable. With the introduction of Zebra’s new DX30 DEX Bluetooth-enabled wireless key fob – no bigger than a typical automobile key – Zebra has removed physical cables and eliminated common failure points at the wall jack or device.
Over the last few years, POS VARs have seen their territory encroached on many different fronts. With revolutionary mobile payment solutions like Square becoming prevalent in the marketplace, selling POS to small businesses has become so competitive that many VARs are walking away altogether and missing out on lucrative opportunities.
What has changed since the October 1 EMV liability shift? For most consumers and merchants, the short answer is, not much. With the exception of some merchants now having liability for fraud involving certain card-present, chip card transactions, the changes promised with regard to EMV will take some time to be fully realized.
SpringBIG, a pioneer in small business customer loyalty solutions, announces a partnership with TextBoom, an industry leader in text message marketing, to provide proven in-store loyalty marketing capabilities to more than 3,000 TextBoom clients across the country.
Dr. Robert J. Bies, professor of management at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, is the keynote speaker for Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) INSPIRE 2016. In this exclusive interview, Jim Roddy, president of Business Solutions, asks Bies to share a preview of his presentation he plans for the event scheduled January 31 through February 3 at Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in San Diego.
In this Business Solutions podcast, Gary Staub, chief sales and marketing officer at Sterling Payment Technologies, discusses how retail IT VARs can capitalize on payment solutions.
At RetailNOW 2015, APG Cash Drawer hosted a panel of retail industry thought leaders who shared their insights on tablet point of sale (POS).