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  • Top Ten Reasons Point of Sale Systems are Better Than Cash Registers March 31, 2010
    Not too long ago cash registers were the only game in town, but these days companies have many more choices. Replacing those antiquated cash registers with modern point of sale devices carries a number of important benefits, including:  1. Point of sale systems simplify the accounting process. Old fashioned cash registers force accountants to sort through hundreds of receipts, but with a point of sale system financial personnel can simply use the built in reports or create their own.
  • Should you Lease a Point of Sale System? Benefits it can offer. February 6, 2013
    At the same time that a business is faced with the decision of updating its point of sale system, it is also faced with the question of whether to lease it or buy it outright.   This article discusses some reasons why it could possibly be better to lease. 
  • One Hundred Point of Sale Case Studies July 5, 2017
    Check out a Point of Sale Success Story for every type of industry you're looking for! Online Store Restaurant Industry How Niche Retailer BeachRC Used Square to Expand to An Online Store and Amazon Great Food Flies Faster At Rich's Burgers-N-Grub Case Study: Integrating Online Team Sales Into An Existing E-Commerce Strategy Amsterdam Coffee Roaster Brews Better With New POS System   Salsarita’s Fresh Mexican Grill Uses Cloud Point-of-sale to Simplify Daily Operations   Case Study:Small Business Funding: The Killarney  Fast Food Lunchtime Line-Busting for a Cause:Point-of-sale Inside The Box Cafe   New Point Of Sale System For Growing Fast Food Specialist Italian Restaurant Thrives With Mobile Point of Sale   POS At The Table: Calming the Chaos with OrderPads  Online Ordering - Food Great Food Flies Faster At Rich's Burgers-N-Grub0   Great Food Flies Faster At Rich's Burgers-N-Grub1 Great Food Flies Faster At Rich's Burgers-N-Grub2   Great Food Flies Faster At Rich's Burgers-N-Grub3  Jewelry Great Food Flies Faster At Rich's Burgers-N-Grub4 Great Food Flies Faster At Rich's Burgers-N-Grub5 Great Food Flies Faster At Rich's Burgers-N-Grub6   Great Food Flies Faster At Rich's Burgers-N-Grub7 Children's Store Lunchtime Line-Busting for a Cause:Point-of-sale Inside The Box Cafe Great Food Flies Faster At Rich's Burgers-N-Grub9 Italian Restaurant Thrives With Mobile Point of Sale   Case Study: Integrating Online Team Sales Into An Existing E-Commerce Strategy1 Case Study: Integrating Online Team Sales Into An Existing E-Commerce Strategy2 Case Study: Integrating Online Team Sales Into An Existing E-Commerce Strategy3 Case Study: Integrating Online Team Sales Into An Existing E-Commerce Strategy4   Case Study: Integrating Online Team Sales Into An Existing E-Commerce Strategy5 ...
  • Three Key POS Trends Driving Innovation in Retail June 2, 2017
    By: Larry Fandel, Director of Product Management, Retail System Engineering, Fujitsu America, Inc. and Wei Huang Oania, IoTG Retail Solution Segment Marketing Manager, Intel If you’re in the retail business, congratulations! The retail industry hasn’t seen a more exciting time since the invention of the cash register. With innovative new technologies helping shape personalized experiences for consumers both in-store and online, the retail landscape is constantly evolving in ways that were unimaginable just a few years ago. And the truly exciting part is that there’s no end in sight; technology will only expand its influence in purchasing decisions for ...
  • Edge Mobile Payments Acquires Plastc December 15, 2017
    SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Edge Mobile Payments , a Santa Cruz-based Fintech company, today announced it has acquired the assets of Plastc, a San Francisco-based digital payments company. The acquisition enables Edge to build on Plastc's progress and to accelerate the release of its upcoming Edge Card. The Edge Card will store the information of multiple payment cards into one dynamic card and allows users to pay with all three primary payment card methods: magstripe, EMV chip and NFC. It will feature a color screen composed of flexible organic materials for account navigation as well as improved card security ...
  • Mastercard SpendingPulse: Holiday Retail Sales Up 3.6% December 15, 2017
    PURCHASE, N.Y. , December 26, 2007 - MasterCard Advisors’ SpendingPulse, a macro-economic report tracking retail sales nationally, today provided summary results of the 2007 Holiday shopping season. This year, for the period between Black Friday and December 24, retail grew by a seasonally adjusted 3.6% over the same period in 2006. “Overall, sales came in just above the lower end of the range we were expecting, maintaining the slower, modest growth we’ve been seeing throughout the year,” noted Michael McNamara, vice president of research and analysis for MasterCard Advisors. He added, “Most industry observers had adjusted their sights down, but anyone ...
  • Nets and OpenWay Collaborate on Monetization of PSD2 and Open Banking December 15, 2017
    14 December 2017 -  Nets, the Nordic digital payments specialist, and OpenWay Group, the leading digital payment software developer and vendor, today publish  a white paper  for stakeholders seeking to monetize from PSD2 and open banking. The paper is entitled “PSD2 Consumer Solution: for payment players adopting PSD2 as a step towards Open Banking services & revenue streams”. It explores stakeholder opportunities in open banking and addresses key business challenges presented by shifting consumer mentalities and expectations. It also highlights the conventional and emerging monetization drivers relevant to PISPs, AISPs and ASPSPs. The authors propose a new concept, the ELASTIC user journey, which ...
  • STUDY: 32% of Shoppers Looking for Better InStore Customer Service During Holiday Shopping December 15, 2017
    NEW YORK (December 14, 2017) –  ChargeItSpot , the leading provider of cell phone charging stations for major retailers, events, and other indoor public venues, has announced the results of its “2017 Holiday Shopping Report.” The study asked consumers their holiday shopping habits, if they would be using their mobile devices during their trip, and how they felt about their overall shopping experience. ChargeItSpot collected responses from more than 1,000 shoppers at malls across the country using its phone charging stations. Below are the key takeaways from the study. Shoppers want better customer service while they shop When shoppers were asked what could have ...
  • Retailers Welcome NLRB Reversal of Expanded ‘Joint Employer’ Definition December 15, 2017
    WASHINGTON, December 14, 2017 – The National Retail Federation welcomed today’s vote by the National Labor Relations Board to reverse a controversial expanded definition of a “joint employer” adopted during the Obama administration that has increased businesses’ exposure to lawsuits. “This is an important move to restore the common-sense definition of what constitutes this type of employment relationship that stood for decades,” NRF Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French said. “The board’s 2015 decision created an impossible scenario where one business could unfairly and improperly be held accountable for the actions of another business. Today’s vote puts an end ...
  • PAR Technology Named to Food Logistics’ 2017 FL100+ Top Software Providers List December 15, 2017
    New Hartford, NY—December 15, 2017 —  ParTech, Inc.  (PAR), a leading global provider of point of sale (POS) and workforce efficiency solutions to the restaurant and retail industries, announced the SureCheck® Food Safety Solution will be included in Food Logistics  2017 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers  list. Food Logistics is the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain.  ParTech, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation (NYSE: PAR). SureCheck  is a global food safety and workforce efficiency solution assisting some of the world’s largest food companies to improve operations, compliance, and safety operations in thousands of stores. The ...
  • How pop-ups are paving the way for intrepid entrepreneurs and established online retailers November 15, 2017
    It has been more than three decades since Joe Marver carved out a niche for his seasonal Spirit Halloween store, yet, like most successful inventions and innovations, the former San Francisco-based dress retailer's temporary pop-up shop wasn't created to pioneer a new retail trend but rather to solve his own problem: sluggish sales. Realizing the potential in selling costumes as the Halloween holiday approached, he sought to turn a quick profit by taking advantage of the low-cost option of temporary lease space in shopping malls. His brilliant and lucrative concept didn't catch fire in the greater retail world, however, until the ...
  • November Retail Sales Up 6 Percent Holiday Spending on Track to Meet NRF Forecast December 14, 2017
    WASHINGTON, December 14, 2017 – Retail sales in November increased 0.9 percent over October on a seasonally adjusted basis and were up 6 percent year-over-year unadjusted, according to calculations released today by the National Retail Federation. Online and other non-store sales grew 10.5 percent year-over-year, reflecting the growth of online shopping. The numbers exclude automobiles, gasoline stations and restaurants. “This has been an impressive start to the holiday season, perhaps the best in the last few years,” NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz said. “The combination of job and wage gains, modest inflation and a heathy balance sheet along ...
  • Allied Wallet Projects Significant Growth Upon Chip and Pin mPOS Launch December 14, 2017
    LONDON--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Allied Wallet , an award-winning provider of global payment services including  online payment processing , mobile, and prepaid card services, has announced that it will be releasing its new SWIPE solution with a brand new, chip and pin, mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) device to the European Union and the United Kingdom in March of 2018. Allied Wallet has always led the global payments industry in technological innovation by interconnecting countries, currencies, and even different types of preferred payment methods. As it stands, Allied Wallet enables payment acceptance in 164 different currencies in 196 countries. Their merchants can accept every major card ...
  • Octo Extend Telematics Insurance to Point of Sale as Autonet Connects to New Platform December 14, 2017
    LONDON--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Octo Telematics (Octo) , the number one global provider of telematics for the auto insurance industry, today announced that Autonet, the digitally-focused insurance broker specializing in bike, car and van insurance, will offer car buyers the option of telematics car insurance policies and Octo technology and analytics at the point of sale through its car dealership network partners. Autonet will connect to Octo’s Next Generation Platform (NGP), an ecosystem that facilitates the growth of the connected car and insurance technology market by offering access to telematics data and analytics as well as the products and services of other platform members. ...
  • CBS' NorthStar Point of Sale Adds Integration with Rosnet Data Management For Restaurants December 14, 2017
    Custom Business Solutions’ NorthStar Point of Sale Adds Integration with Rosnet Data Management Platform To Help Restaurant Operators Optimize Profitability  (IRVINE, CA) Dec. 13, 2017 – Custom Business Solutions (CBS), developers of the restaurant industry’s first iPad-based cloud Point of Sale System, today announces integration with Rosnet, a data management service provider for restaurant operations. Together, NorthStar and Rosnet offer operators a data management suite to optimize labor, food and inventory, three of a restaurant’s most challenging costs. “Together Rosnet and Northstar provide restaurant operators with an unparalleled top-down view of the data behind their largest operations expenses. ...

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