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Retail IT News For VARs — April 18, 2014

The Heartbleed Bug tops the headlines this week, prompting some suggestions for ways to protect customer data. Also in the news, the adoption of beacons captures shoppers’ locations and preferences, as well as some advice for investing in mobile technology. Finally, the rise of social media has drastically changed the face of e-commerce. 

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POS & PAYMENT PROCESSING MAGAZINE ARTICLES

  • Profit From Innovative Payment Partnering

    Helping Our Sales Partners Succeed Through Integrated Payment Solutions

  • Partner With Sterling To Grow Your Portfolio And Profits

    Sterling Payment Technologies has enjoyed a long history of working with POS resellers and has found that many of our partners are busy selling and servicing systems and may not have the time or resources to devote to marketing their business. That’s where we come in. We do the heavy lifting for our partners by offering professional marketing services to help grow their business along with flexible financial programs to make it easier for merchants to buy their POS equipment and services.

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POS & PAYMENT PROCESSING EXECUTIVE COMMENTARY

  • The Top 3 Things To Look For In A Partner Program
    The Top 3 Things To Look For In A Partner Program

    IT distribution isn’t just about products anymore — there’s an increasing focus on leading with services and solutions to drive results. Distributors are going beyond their name and becoming trusted advisors to resellers.As part of this evolution, it’s more important than ever to develop strong relationships in the channel and engage in events that provide collaboration, networking, and education. Every recipe for success looks different, but here are a few things to consider when looking for a partner program.

  • What IT Channel Executives Can Learn From Legendary Basketball Coach John Wooden
    What IT Channel Executives Can Learn From Legendary Basketball Coach John Wooden

    The legendary John Wooden, arguably the greatest basketball coach of all time, once said, “Never confuse activity with accomplishment.” Whether you’re a vendor or a reseller, that statement resonates — because one of the most difficult aspects of managing a start-up is dealing with the excitement level of the new venture and reining in the tendency to believe that activity for activity’s sake is critical at all times.

  • Lessons Learned From The Latest Data Breaches
    Lessons Learned From The Latest Data Breaches

    The recent highly publicized data breaches at prominent retailers, smack in the midst of the holiday shopping season, teaches the lesson that building a cyber moat around the enterprise is not enough. The data itself needs to be secured, adding a potent layer of security that will defeat most attempts to monetize stolen data.

  • Nobody Wants To Be Your Guinea Pig
    Nobody Wants To Be Your Guinea Pig

    Testimonials can show you are an established, successful solutions provider.

  • How VARs Can Help Restaurants Meet Changing Consumer Demand
    How VARs Can Help Restaurants Meet Changing Consumer Demand

    Consumers are beginning to expect restaurants to integrate technology that improves their ordering and dining experience. This expectation has led restaurants to actively seek out technology solutions that can improve the customer experience while also improving their business operations.

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RETAIL-FOCUSED WHITE PAPERS & CASE STUDIES

  • Tip-Top Sales With Eatery’s Gift Card Promotion
    Tip-Top Sales With Eatery’s Gift Card Promotion

    Based in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, the Tipsy Turtle Pub & Eatery has two locations and was experiencing low gift card sales and an inability to attract new customers and reward existing ones.

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POS EVENTS

ETA

April 8-10, 2014 Las Vegas
SYNNEX Spring VARNEX Conference April 13-18, 2014 Orlando, FL

Channel Transitions – West

April 29, 2014 Santa Ana, CA

NRA Show 2014

May 17-20, 2014 Chicago

Channel Transitions – East

July 22, 2014

Boston

RSPA RetailNOW

Aug 3-6, 2014 Orlando, FL
BlueStar’s VARTECH  Sep 17-19, 2014 New Orleans

Channel Transitions – Midwest

October 7, 2014

Chicago

Money2020 Nov 2-6, 2014 Las Vegas

 

FEATURED POS & PAYMENT PROCESSING PRODUCTS

  • EVO Barcode Scanner
    EVO Barcode Scanner Featuring an aggressive scan engine with no moving parts, the extremely durable EVO Barcode Scanner is perfect for use in any Point of Sale or Light/Medium industrial environment.
  • Kitchen Display System
    Kitchen Display System The Radiant Kitchen Display System is commonly referred to as the Kitchen Controller or KDS. The KDS services the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) and Hospitality food markets, and is also used in Convenience Store Kitchens and Entertainment Concessions.
  • MercuryGift
    MercuryGift

    Our gift card service is designed to help you generate new revenue, increase exposure of your brand, and manage gift card sales for one store or an entire chain.

  • POS Elite
    POS Elite

    Harbortouch POS Elite combines state-of-the-art software with top-of-the-line hardware to deliver a high quality POS system that is unmatched in both reliability and usability.

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RETAIL-FOCUSED MULTIMEDIA

  • Money 2020: Solutions Providers Can Design Customer Experience

    Jameson Publishing and Business Solutions magazine President Jim Roddy interviews to Jennifer Brown, strategic relations and program manager for Infinite Peripherals, in this Executive-To-Executive interview conducted at the Money2020 conference, held Oct. 6-10, 2013 at the Aria in Las Vegas.

  • Money 2020: Complexity At POS Will Increase Along With New Payment Technologies

    Jameson Publishing and Business Solutions magazine President Jim Roddy talks to Tim Wojs, senior research associate at Robert W. Baird & Co., in this Executive-To-Executive interview conducted at the Money2020 conference, held Oct. 6-10, 2013 at the Aria in Las Vegas.

  • Money 2020: Technology Is A Way To Customer Service

    Jameson Publishing and Business Solutions magazine President Jim Roddy interviews to Larry Berlin, Vice President of First Analysis, in this Executive-To-Executive interview conducted at the Money2020 conference, held Oct. 6-10, 2013 at the Aria in Las Vegas.

  • Money 2020: Retailers Are Following Consumer Lead

    Jameson Publishing and Business Solutions magazine President Jim Roddy talks to David Silverglide, co-founder of Split Bread and Mixt Greens, in this Executive-To-Executive interview conducted at the Money2020 conference, held Oct. 6-10, 2013 at the Aria in Las Vegas.

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