Choosing the Right Mobile Payment Option

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February 21, 2013

Choosing the Right Mobile Payment Option

The phrase "mobile payments" continues to build recognition both with business owners and consumers. However, while many individuals might be using the same term, what they are actually talking about can vary greatly. For some mobile payments refers to Near Field Communications...

Retail Payments in 2013

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January 30, 2013

Retail TouchPoints

At this year's National Retail Federation’s Retail Big Show, Alicia Fiorletta from Retail TouchPoints sat with Merchant Warehouse CEO Henry Helgeson, and EVP, Sales and Marketing, Dan Dufault to review both the state of the payments industry and look ahead at what's in store for...

Preparing Your Business for Success in 2013

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January 28, 2013

Preparing Your Business for Success

First off, Happy New Year! We hope you and your business are doing well. 2013 promises to deliver some major changes in the merchant space this year, so here’s my #1 piece of advice to you: Now more than ever is the time to accept everyone’s preferred payment method! For those...

Near Field Communications (NFC)

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January 16, 2013

Near field communication (NFC) is a technology that allows smartphones and other mobile devices to communicate directly with each other by touching or coming into close proximity. Alternatively, NFC devices can communicate with non-powered NFC chips, called "tags." NFC...

QR vs. NFC: The Beta vs. VHS of Mobile Payments


December 17, 2012

Mobile Payments

In cleaning out one of a number of boxes in my basement (that I haven’t touched in the years since we moved to our house), I ran across, “The Hunt For Red October,” “Days of Thunder,” and “Heat”, all on VHS.  Yes, all of these selections are true to my Y-chromosome nature,...

What Does Genius Accept?

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December 10, 2012

Henry Helgeson, CEOThe beauty of Genius is it's designed for all the existing and new technology that is on the horizon as far as mobile payments go. We're working right now with a number of large providers and wallet companies to make sure our merchants can...

Mobile Payments: How Consumers Get the ISIS Wallet

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December 7, 2012


With every new technology comes a wave of early adopters. You know the people; these are the ones who are the first to buy a new gadget or those willing to wait in line overnight for the latest Apple® product release, regardless of whether or not they need it. And, there is a...

Mobile Payments Security

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November 27, 2012

Mobile Payments Security

As the mobile payments’ media spotlight shines on who will ‘win’ the digital wallet race or when near-field communication (NFC) will evolve to a mainstream technology, another critical topic is security and how digital wallets work to protect consumer data. Interestingly enough...

Customer Engagement and the Point of Sale

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November 15, 2012

Dan Dufault, Executive Vice President, Sales and MarketingA customer engagement device really changes the dynamic on the merchant counter top. The Genius customer engagement device is that open platform that promises to deliver all of the things, the advancements in...

Describing the Payments Industry in 2012 and Beyond

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November 14, 2012

Henry Helgeson, CEOThe payments industry today is definitely a changing environment, a very rapidly changing environment where we're not only looking at just the regular mag stripe transactions that we're familiar with, credit and debit transactions. But we're also going to be...