POS & Payment Processing Articles

  1. POS, Payment Processing, AIDC, And IP Video News
    10/31/2016

    Honeywell has released new models of its MP Series compact industrial label printers. The MP Series printers are among the smallest industrial label printers on the market, featuring all-metal casings for improved durability. The MP Series printers can be used in almost any orientation and can be mounted on walls, manufacturing lines, or fork trucks. In short, Honeywell has designed these printers for industrial work environments where space is an issue.           

  2. VARCOM 101 For ISVs
    10/27/2016

    The following is an edited transcript of Business Solutions’ Editor in Chief Mike Monocello’ s Q&A with Jason Firment, Director of Point of Sale and Director of VARCOM for BlueStar which took place at ISV IQ Live! held October 6 in Philadelphia.

  3. BlueStar Introduces ISV Connect
    10/27/2016

    The following is an edited transcript of Business Solutions’ Editor in Chief Mike Monocello’ s Q&A with Jason Firment, Director of Point of Sale and Director of VARCOM for BlueStar which took place at ISV IQ Live! held October 6 in Philadelphia.

  4. Epson ISV Conference Recap: Full Speed Ahead with OmniLink Merchant Services
    10/25/2016

    I have to admit that after attending Epson’s inaugural ISV conference in San Diego last year, I was skeptical the company was going to be able to meet its projected deadlines — especially launching an ISV partner portal by the end of 2015 with 10 hand-selected ISVs. Sure enough, however, their OmniLink Merchant Services (OMS) announcement at the National Retail Federation (NRF) convention in mid-January removed much of that skepticism. OMS is a suite of cloud-based software solutions for the retail and hospitality markets. Powered by hand-selected Epson ISV partners, OMS provides hospitality and retail VARs with a global network of cloud and mobile based tools, best practices, business data, and expertise.

  5. Make The Channel Great Again
    10/12/2016

    Business Solutions’ Best Channel Vendors survey is now open — let your voice be heard. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. The Next Generation Of Point Of Sale VARs
    10/11/2016

    LavuCon 2016, the annual partner conference for iPad POS vendor Lavu, included a few surprises for me. Most notably, of the several dozen VARs who attended, about half were under 40 years of age – a much younger group than the typical point of sale show. Vendors such as Lavu have attracted a younger, iEverything generation to our channel.

  7. Point Of Sale And Data Collection News
    9/28/2016

    Sterling Payment Technologies’ Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Gary Staub recently announced that Anton Wurr joined Sterling as executive director of marketing. “Anton brings more than 20 years of corporate marketing experience to Sterling with a passion for branding and developing innovative marketing campaigns,” says Staub. Wurr has worked at several technology companies, including America II Electronics and Tech Data Corporation. He has experience leading a global team of marketing professionals in diverse activities, including web design and development, lead generation, social media, e-commerce programs, strategic market planning, corporate branding, and communication programs.

  8. Managed Services And Networking News
    9/28/2016

    Panasonic System Communications Company of North America recently announced the release of UC Pro, a collaboration application allowing users to connect to anyone, anywhere, across a multitude of devices. The new software is designed to integrate with the Panasonic KX-NS series of IP-based unified communications (UC) platforms including the KX-NS700, KX-NS700G, and KX-NS1000.

  9. Selling MACRA Technology To Smaller Practices
    9/28/2016

    Smaller practices might not be quite ready to take on the challenges of MACRA, but it’s never too early for MSPs to start talking tech solutions with them. Small practices in particular are going to find themselves facing an incredibly complex reimbursement environment and, according to Diagnostic Imaging, tech won’t be an option in keeping up. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  10. Too Many Payment Options Causes Lost Sales
    9/20/2016

    A blog post on the Internet Merchants Association website notes, “I have to ask myself — is there such a thing as too many payment options? When a buyer comes to my site, what are they looking for as far as payment options? Currently I offer Paypal, Google Checkout, and a merchant account. Would I not be shooting myself in the foot by adding another payment option?”