Cradlepoint Solution Allows Retail Jewelry Store to Open, Saving $50,000

PANDORA, an international jewelry retailer, was almost delayed opening one of its unique concept stores in Lancaster, PA because of an ISP strike. However, its outsourced IT expert, eMazzanti Technologies, packaged a technology solution that allowed the store to open on time.


7 questions to ask in choosing a mobile payments solution

The unprecedented evolution of the payments space can be intimidating to any business but it's not an insurmountable challenge.

Why mobile payments matter to EMV compliance

Many merchants have been hesitant about mobile payments, but with the EMV compliance mandate at our doorstep in the U.S., the time for business owners to put out the “open” sign for mobile payments is now.

FCES15: The evolution of restaurant technology

There has been a massive evolution in the use of technology within the past decade, the past five years — and even within just the last year. There are no signs of that evolution of technology use slowing, including in the fast casual restaurant industry.

Brace yourselves: EMV is here

The liability shift hits Oct. 1, but there's still a lot of work to be done to get consumers and merchants ready for a new payments environment.

How loyalty programs can drive retailers, customers to embrace mobile payments

The point of sale is a valuable moment to boost a consumer's experience. If managed right it can also be a huge loyalty-boosting event.

Reasons digital wallets are destined to be ‘the’ payment process

The future of payments will be based on three things: versatility (online and offline usage), convenience, and security. Digital wallets provide all three.

CONNECT: How to get your app into the hands of millennials

Millennials will only keep 20 apps on a phone so the challenge is creating one that makes the cut.

CONNECT: The issues preventing widespread beacon deployment

A recent panel at Networld Media Group's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit discussed beacon technology's role with retailers today.

CONNECT: The current state of mobile wallets and mobile ordering

A recent panel at Networld Media Group's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit attempted to clarify today’s mobile payments market, which is becoming an increasingly difficult task when you consider the options available to merchants.

Amazon debuts push-button service to make re-stocking super easy

Convenience is at the core of mega online retailer's re-order service.

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Walgreens first to integrate rewards into Apple Pay

Walgreens has more than 85 million active Balance Rewards members.

Amazon shutters Register mPOS service

The company on Friday stopped selling the $10 device that hit the market last year with an attractive 1.75 percent transaction rate.

Retailers: Tech is big hurdle in advancing business, driving forward

Old cranky point-of-sale systems are a big obstacle in driving the retail business forward, but a new system isn't the silver bullet, retailers acknowledge in a new research report.

Capital One adds NFC mobile payments to Android app

The bank said it used Mastercard's Digital Enablement Service to add the feature.

Revention releases secure EMV payment solution

Revention, which provides point-of-sale solutions to the hospitality industry, announced the release of its new EMV Secure Payment software solution.

NCR Silver boosts functionality for franchises, small business operators

NCR Small Business is upgrading its tablet point of sale system, NCR Silver, to give small business and franchises new marketing, inventory and communication features.

Epicor rolls out new inventory, donations features in product upgrade

New features range from business analytics to charitable donation capabilities.

PAR launches POS terminal for restaurant, retail deployments

The eighth-generation platform uses Intel processor technology to maximize performance and enhance guest experience.

Paris Retail Week joins forces with new show

Paris Retail Week, Sept. 21-23, is bringing together in one place E-Commerce Paris, a gathering for e-merchants, and a new event focusing on store digitization and 360-degree connected retail, called the DIGITAL(in)STORE by Equipmag trade show.

ShopKeep offers free EMV readers to qualifying merchants

The offer comes in advance of the October 1 deadline for the EMV liability shift.

As EMV deadline looms expert issues warning to SMBs on compliance risks

The small-business retailer that fails to meet the impending Oct. 1 deadline for accepting chip-enabled credit card payments is facing big risks.

Rite Aid decides to support Apple Pay, Android Pay

The pharmacy chain is the latest MCX member to to announce support for NFC-based mobile payment systems.

Anti-fraud chip technology not top of mind for business owners

New report reveals just about one third of business owners are ready for EMV cards.

PayPal officially separates from eBay

PayPal previously was listed on the Nasdaq under the same ticker symbol "PYPL" before it was acquired by eBay Inc. in 2002 for $1.5 billion.

First Data buys Transaction Wireless to bolster digital gift card platform

First Data Corporation hopes to bolster its prepaid gift card solution by buying digital gift card pioneer Transaction Wireless, a San Diego-based enterprise digital gift card distribution platform.

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Often the heart and soul of retail IT, the point-of-sale system is a mission-critical technology tool for every retailer. Learn how to choose the right POS, how to plan for upgrades, and how to take it to the next level by integrating it with other store systems.