Apple Pay – What Does It Mean For Your Business

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September 11, 2014

Apple Pay

Apple’s recent unveiling of its new iPhone 6 and Apple Pay platform has sparked a lot of conversation surrounding mobile payments, near field communications (NFC) and the future of mobile commerce. With Apple finally adopting NFC and entering the payments space, you may have...

Mobile Coupons - How SMBs Can Take Advantage

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September 10, 2014

Mobile Coupons

 Digital coupons present substantial opportunity for business growth helping to attract new customers and improve the loyalty of existing customers. In fact a recent white paper produced by Forrester in concert with RetailMeNot, explores the value of digital coupons and the...

NFC Payments – What's In It For Me, the Customer?

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September 10, 2014

NFC Payments

The dust has settled. After much speculation, Apple finally announced NFC payment technology in the iPhone 6 and in the new AppleWatch via ApplePay. Working in the payments space, it’s something we’ve all been anticipating – and waiting for. Personally, I firmly believe that...

Service Excellence - Net Promoter Scores

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September 9, 2014

Net Promoter Scores

Service excellence. It’s what we strive for, but how do we effectively measure it? Sure, we do customer surveys and evaluations. Yes, we measure the performance of our internal team members. And, of course, we have our own key performance indicators (KPIs) that we track. But, is...

State of the Payments Industry: Quarterly Update

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September 5, 2014

State of the Payments Industry

Q3 2014 InfographicPublished:  Aug. 31st, 2014The first half of 2014 marked a rise in springtime credit spending and interesting advancements in global mobile wallet and payment technologies. In the U.S., what will this increased e-commerce activity and the upcoming back-to...

Multi-channel Expansion: Is it Right for Your Business?

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September 4, 2014

Multi-channel Expansion

Phrases like omni-channel and multi-channel get used a lot in today’s world of payments. Fifteen years ago, the Internet started presenting businesses with opportunities to create new or additional sales channels. Five years ago, smart phones and other mobile or cloud-based...

Retail - Where We’re Trending in 2014 and Beyond

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September 4, 2014

Future of Retail

 Now that the second half of 2014 is upon us, a number of retail trends have been established. Are you familiar with any of them? Whether your business is primarily conducted in your brick-and-mortar store or through an e-commerce site - or both, it's always important as an...

Venmo outpaces Starbucks

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September 2, 2014

Mobile Wallet

According to the most recent Business Insider Intelligence estimates the PayPal-owned Venmo overtook the Starbucks mobile payment app in terms of U.S. transaction volume during the second quarter of 2014. Venmo transaction volume reached $468 million in the second quarter of...

Merchant Warehouse and One Step Retail Solutions Win Innovative Solution Award for Best Partnership at RSPA’s RetailNOW

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August 27, 2014

RSPA Innovative Solution Award

Partnering Companies Bring Genius Customer Engagement Platform to One Step Retail Solutions’ Retail Customers  Boston, MA -- August 27, 2014 -- Payment technologies leader Merchant Warehouse® and top retail technology reseller One Step Retail Solutions today announced the...

Beacons - What Consumers Want

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August 25, 2014

Beacons

Beacons – we’re starting to hear more and more about them, especially for those in marketing, retail and payments. What are they? Beacons are simple, affordable devices that retailers and/or business owners can place within their respective stores, which enable wireless...