Leveraging New Technologies: Tablet Based Point-of-Sale (POS)

Michael Gavin | VIEW PROFILE

September 26, 2013

Tablet Based Point-of-Sale

Over the past two years, the world of point-of-sale (POS) has evolved significantly. Capitalizing on the affordability, capability and platforms of mobile devices (smartphones and tablets), a new crop of developers has opened up a world of opportunity in the world of POS. Often...

How (and Why) I Buy?

Jenn Reichenbacher | VIEW PROFILE

September 6, 2013

How (and Why) I Buy?

Being in the payments space for over a year now, I have a newfound interest in how people buy (credit, debit, cash) and what drives consumer purchases (sales, coupons, convenience, loyalty etc.). As I continue to research and observe others, I’ve also began to take an...

EMV – Merchant Benefits Beyond Security

Marc Castrechini | VIEW PROFILE

August 20, 2013

EMV – Merchant Benefits Beyond Security

As the US payments space continues its evolution to EMV for brick and mortar merchants (card-present transactions), ATMs and fuel stations, there are additional opportunities for payment processors, point-of-sale (POS) developers and merchants to leverage EMV. While enhanced...

RSPA RetailNow 2013: Hot Topics

Russell Harty | VIEW PROFILE

August 13, 2013

RSPA RetailNow 2013

RSPA (Retail Solutions Providers Association) is the only association dedicated to the retail technology industry. Their members include resellers, distributors, hardware manufacturers, software developers, consultants and service providers who bring retail technology solutions...

Mobile POS - Merchant Concerns

Russell Harty | VIEW PROFILE

August 8, 2013

Mobile POS - Merchant Concerns

The market for mobile POS systems is rapidly evolving, but there are considerations that merchants should understand before implementing in-store mobile solutions. As with any new technology the most common concern of merchants is cost, but mobile POS systems may be implemented...

Merchant Warehouse Enables Omni-Channel Commerce for Retailers

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

August 6, 2013

Omni-Channel Commerce

Introduces Unified Solution for e-Commerce, In-Store and Mobile Payment Acceptance Boston, MA – August 6, 2013 – Merchant Warehouse®, a leading innovator of payment technologies and merchant account services, today announced the omni-channel extension of their Genius™...

Excited About the Future of Payments? Tell Us What You #PaidWith!

Jenn Reichenbacher | VIEW PROFILE

July 29, 2013

#PaidWith

Is this the year that mobile payments finally comes into its own? We think so! Consumers everywhere are starting to use mobile and other alternative payment forms on an increasingly regular basis. Whether you’re using the Starbucks mobile app to purchase your latté, swiping...

What is Boku?

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

July 23, 2013

What is Boku?

If you are active in the world of online gaming, you’re probably familiar with Boku, the mobile payments company that uses direct carrier billing to power purchases of virtual and digital goods and services on the web and via mobile. The San Francisco based company launched in...

Why Merchants Need to Expand Beyond ‘Cash Only’

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

July 11, 2013

Cash Only

Merchants that don’t accept any payment method besides cash (and check) are likely missing out on a significant amount of sales – and revenues – each month. And, those lost revenues could exceed tens of thousands of dollars for some. The cost of upgrading to accept credit and...

Understanding Interchange Rates

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

July 10, 2013

Understanding Interchange Rates

Paying with cash is becoming a rarity. Customers today expect to have the option of paying via credit or debit and many will even leave a store or choose one merchant over another because they can pay with plastic as opposed to paper currency. And, with mobile payments on the...