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...

Leveraging Technology to Deliver an Amazing Customer Experience

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August 21, 2014

Deliver an Amazing Customer Experience

As a service based business with more than 80,000 customers nationwide, it’s critical that we look beyond traditional service methodologies as we support each of our valued customers with a goal of delivering an amazing customer experience. Over the past decade, we’ve witnessed...

Which Mobile Payment Methods are Consumers Using?

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August 19, 2014

Mobile Wallet

Mobile payments are beginning to make their mark on the US retail market. Starbucks is one of the biggest players in the space with over 10 million users actively using their mobile payment and loyalty application, an app that accounted for more than $1 billion in sales during...

Payments News Round-Up: August 2014

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August 18, 2014

The State of Payments

Each month we round up the most interesting news in payments, the stories that have the potential to change the industry in ways big and small. Tell us what you think in the comments!  August 2014 Amazon Prepares to Make a Splash Amazon recently debuted its first...

Back to School, Back to the Store: Loyalty Programs Drive Return Shoppers

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August 13, 2014

Back to School Shopping

Back to School season is serious business, with an estimated $72.9 billion retail dollars up for grabs. When it comes to back-to-school shopping, many retailers are failing to use loyalty programs in order to take full advantage of the lucrative back-to-school shopping...