The panel discussion, “EMV & The POS Ecosystem: Forming effective partnerships and capitalizing on the EMV shift opportunity,” included information from experiences related to EMV migration in Europe and Canada. The panel, held Jan. 28 at RSPA INSPIRE 2015 in Maui, HI, is the first of event in this year’s Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) program with the goal of providing education to the retail IT channel on EMV. RSPA is also planning webinars, marketing collateral, and presentations at the RetailNOW 2015 trade show.
The featured content on Day 3 of the RSPA INSPIRE Conference Jan. 28 in Maui was a panel discussion titled “EMV & The POS Ecosystem: Forming effective partnerships and capitalizing on the EMV shift opportunity.” Panelists were John Badovinic, senior manager of acquirer relations at Discover Financial Services, Paul Leduc president of Globe POS Systems, Matt Downs SVP of channel — integrated payments for Mercury Payment Systems, a Vantiv company, and Chester Ritchie SVP at WorldPay. RSPA CEO and president Kelly Funk moderated the panel.
RSPA launched its 2015 initiative to provide EMV education with the panel discussion “EMV & The POS Ecosystem: Forming effective partnerships and capitalizing on the EMV shift opportunity” at INSPIRE 2015 on Jan. 28 in Maui, HI.
Industry leaders shared their insights on as-a-Service, EMV, mobility, the state of the retail industry, and channel sustainability during the View From The Top: Leadership Panel Discussion at this year’s Retail Solutions Providers Association’s RetailNOW.
For the second year, Ted Clark, global business partner channel leader at Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, introduced— with song — the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) RetailNOW keynote speaker.
At RSPA’s RetailNOW 2014, Aug. 4-6 in Orlando, FL, Mark Bunney, senior director of product marketing for PAR Technology, demonstrates the new PAR Tablet 8, an enterprise mobility solution for hospitality and retail.
At RSPA RetailNOW 2014, Dave Roberts, SVP with BIXOLON, invites partners and potential partners to learn more about his company’s new partner program, BP3.
Bob Daugs, business development manager for APG Cash Drawer, demonstrates the Stratis tablet holder and cash drawer at RSPA RetailNOW 2014.
Mark Pickles with Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions showcases several solutions at RSPA’s RetailNOW 2014, including the new TCxFlight mobile solution and new TCxWave A30 with a compact design that can function as a POS, kiosk, or self-service system.
Rohan Mani, director of the reseller division for Harbortouch, talks about Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) with RSPA RetailNOW 2014 attendees.
At RSPA’s RetailNOW, Joe Egan, central regional sales manager of Touch Dynamic, displays new products the company released at the event.
Marty Johnson, product marketing manager for Zebra Technologies, gives a tour of his company’s booth at RSPA’s RetailNOW showcasing solutions including mobile receipt and label printers; Zebra’s card printer line for loyalty, membership, and other types of cards; stationary printers, and RFID solutions.
At RSPA RetailNOW 2014, John Tata, VP of integrated solutions for TransFirst, introduces a new cash register with integrated processing solution, as well as discusses the company’s new model for revenue share.
Chuck Prince, VP of operations with NCC, demonstrations the Reflection POS solution at RSPA RetailNOW 2014.
Justin Morris, business development manager with NEC, discussed new products with RSPA RetailNOW 2014 attendees, as well as the features of the all-in-one POS solution featured in a Business Solutions product review this year.
One of the companies displaying solutions in the SYNNEX booth at RSPA RetailNOW 2014 was OnCue Technologies. Sy Walker, VP of product development, highlights the features of his solution for the beer, wine, and spirits market that puts product information into shoppers hands — or on their smartphones — and enables store managers to schedule content for each aisle of each store where the solution is used.
Bobby Kruger demonstrates the PayPal mobile app at RSPA RetailNOW 2014.
Todd Youngblood, COO of Pensmore Software, demonstrates the Intuitive Pay Mobile App at RSPA’s RetailNOW 2014.
Grace Goo, general manager of POSBank USA, discusses offers and benefits for resellers at RSPA’s RetailNOW 2014.
A hot topic at RSPA’s RetailNOW 2014 was EMV payment systems and Nell Alverson, director of merchandising at ScanSource, showed solutions available for their resellers around EMV.
John Levin, product integration manager with Star Micronics, presented an overview of what his company showcased at RSPA’s RetailNOW 2014, including POS systems, mobile POS, cash drawers, and an all-in-one mini kiosk with digital signage and loyalty program applications.
Nerino Mayer, executive director of business development for Sterling Payment Technologies, highlights the features of Bridge Business Intelligence at RSPA RetailNOW 2014.
At RSPA RetailNOW 2014, Brad Sterner, senior solutions strategist with ConnectWise, says Retail VARs are benefitting from the ConnectWise platform to manage their businesses and to streamline operations.
At RSPA RetailNOW 2014, Doug Wallace, head of North America retail for Creditcall, demonstrates an EMV chip and PIN transaction using the Creditcall solution.
Rob Dorsey, VP of sales for BlueStar took visitors on a tour around BlueStar’s booth at RSPA’s RetailNOW 2014, showing them “POS on every OS.”
Cutting Edge Systems offered something new to RSPA RetailNOW 2014 attendees to consider — adding a solution that provides business phones to your line card. Johnny Sprouse, Cutting Edge Systems president, highlights the features of dotcom VOICE.
George Hudock, from business development at Datacap Systems, demonstrates the company’s new IPTran LT Mobile solution at RSPA RetailNOW 2014.
Dave Murphy, strategic alliances manager at Epson America, discusses the features of devices from Epson’s OmniLink line at RSPA RetailNOW 2014.
Chris Jarvis demonstrates Maître ‘D POS software at RSPA RetailNOW 2014.
Ivelisse Gomez, new product development manager for MMF POS, displays some of the products her company showcased at RSPA RetailNOW 2014, including tablet enclosures and stands and cash drawers.
Representatives of Motorola Solutions display products, including scanners, a self-service kiosk, and the MPact solution, featuring Bluetooth SMART technology beacons to provide locationing capabilities, at RSPA’s RetailNOW 2014.
Stephen Bergeron, the chairperson of the Emerging Technology Committee for the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA), discusses benefits of membership in the association with attendees at Channel Transitions East on July 22, 2014 at the Hilton Boston Logan Airport.
Brent Phillips, director of product marketing at VeriFone, demonstrates the VeriFone Point solution at RetailNOW 2013.