Jeremy Gumbley, CTO of Creditcall, tells how the U.S. compares to other countries’ progress in their EMV migration at a year before the deadline, as well as what IT solutions providers should be doing for their customers now.
RETAIL MAGAZINE ARTICLES
Find New Upsell Opportunities In Access Control
As the Internet of Things progresses, physical security services providers have a whole new set of solutions and services to solve their retail customers’ security challenges.
Mobile POS: Hype Versus Opportunity
Retailers continue to struggle with mobile device deployment, despite surging mobile POS (point of sale) shipments. This dichotomy presents big opportunities for the channel.
Mobile POS: A Gateway To Traditional POS Sales
Offering mobile POS — whether it’s necessary for your customers or not — can drive traditional POS sales through the roof.
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How To Reduce E-Commerce Fraud In Real Time Without Adding Customer Friction
As the retail sector races into the 2014 holiday shopping season, real-time fraud prevention has become a top-of-mind concern for e-commerce executives. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Shop.org, this year’s holiday sales are expected to top $616.9 billion, with online sales growth of 8 to 11 percent over the 2013 holiday season. As a result, e-commerce sites and online customers will be prime targets for cybercriminals through the end of the year.
Dealers Can Profit By Accelerating Change To The POS In 2015
Heads up POS providers — apps have gotten better! Take a second to look at your phone and consider your favorite apps.
What IT Solutions Providers Need To Know About The Canadian “Zapper” Law
The March 21, 2013 Federal Budget in Canada announced new administrative monetary penalties (AMPs) and criminal offenses under the Excise Tax Act (Canada).
The Future Of Fraud Protection: Tokenization-As-A-Service
According to Gartner, 10 percent of overall IT security enterprise product capabilities will be delivered in the cloud by 2015. Furthermore, 27 percent of those surveyed indicated they were considering deploying tokenization as a cloud service. Gartner believes regulatory compliance measures, such as those related to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), are driving increased interest in Tokenization-as-a-Service.
The Impact On VARs From Major Changes To Payment
Because mobile payment is a highly fragmented industry (a June 2014 Business News Daily article lists 26 different options), it’s best for resellers to actively monitor what’s going on in the market rather than aligning with any one solution at this time. While there is a lot of change in mobile payments, one thing is for sure — a few leaders will emerge. Plus with Apple Pay’s launch last month and MCX CurrentC expected for some time in 2015, it’s too early to predict consumer acceptance and usage.
Microsoft And Retail Realm Jointly Announce The New ‘Microsoft Dynamics Retail Essentials With Retail Realm’ Product To The Microsoft Reseller Network
Retail Realm Chairman, Afshin Alikhani and Microsoft Commerce and Retail Marketing Leader, Duncan Taylor, recently formally announced the go-to-market strategy for the new “Microsoft Dynamics Retail Essentials with Retail Realm” product, in a webinar, to the Microsoft Partner and Reseller community.
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CP30 Series Windows Mobile Computer
Designed for the demanding retail business and built compact with friendly programmable software support, the CipherLab CP30 puts more flexibility and capability in your palm to make the work simpler and faster.
PartnerTech PT-5700 All-In-One LCD Touch POS Terminal With simple access to connectivity for peripherals and built-in open architecture to install any software application, the PT-5700 helps lower your total cost of ownership and increases sales efficiency.
Celerant Command Retail Integrated E-Commerce Celerant Technology offers integrated, sophisticated Web sites that expertly manage and publish inventory directly from your Celerant Command Retail system. Whether your Website is professionally designed by one of our specialists or you choose to keep the same look and feel of your current Website, import tools are available to migrate from an existing site, with no manual labor required.
Retail: Thermal Printing Solutions
The retail industry is no place for anitquated processes and archaic technology. Just as the overall retail experiece has morphed into something almost unimaginable, full of engaging bells and whistles, retail technology has made equally enticing advancements.
PAR Technology Shows Mobility Solution At RetailNOW 2014
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.
BIXOLON Invites Resellers To Learn About BP3 Partner Program
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.
New Tablet Holder And Cash Drawer Featured By APG Cash Drawer At RetailNOW 2014
Bob Daugs, business development manager for APG Cash Drawer, demonstrates the Stratis tablet holder and cash drawer at RSPA RetailNOW 2014.
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions Showcases Products At 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.