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

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

FEATURES


No surprise: Gallup finds mobile wallets low priority for consumers

Just 13 percent of more than 17,000 consumers surveyed have a digital wallet on their smartphone.

Back to School: 8 tips for enhancing mobile customer experience

In Part 2 of our Back-to-School series, an expert offers tips on enticing the mobile shopper and ensuring the mobile retail experience is rewarding for the consumer.

5 loyalty program dos and don'ts

Experts discuss the five fundamentals of a successful loyalty program.

EMV shift could also shift NFC payments adoption

With about six months to go before merchants have to make the switch to POS terminals that accept chip cards, some industry executives are expecting proximity mobile payments to get a boost since the new terminals also have contactless technology.

BJ's Restaurants exec discusses benefits of chain's mobile app

Tim Hackbardt, VP of Marketing for BJ's Restaurants, talks about the many ways the chain's mobile app improves the customer experience.

The ultimate retail disruptors: Shoppers are the new POS

Why do retail stores still have "cash registers"?

How SeaWorld's mobile app enhances the guest experience

Len Dudis describes SeaWorld's folio approach to guest payments via its mobile app.

San Francisco Soup Company executive discusses the restaurant's use of BLE beacons

Clayton Chan, COO for San Francisco Soup Company, discusses the restaurant chain's use of BLE beacons.

The weak link in Apple Pay's security chain

Crooks have been using a surprisingly low-tech tactic to worm their way around Apple Pay's tokenization and biometric safeguards.

Apple Watch aims to alter payment and shopping experience

Apple revealed new details about its latest device as the wearable market received a major shot in the arm Monday.

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NEWS


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.

AmEx gets PayPal-like with Express Checkout

AmEx Express Checkout enables AmEx cardholders to check out quickly at participating online merchants by using their americanexpress.com account login.

Webinar download available: Tips for ensuring retail business continuity

A retail store chain IT leader offers insight on how he's ensuring Internet connectivity and why he went with a wireless technology approach.

Webinar offers tips on balancing POS tax-exempt processes, customer service

Not only is there potential to frustrate a loyal customer, but an inefficient tax-exempt POS process can draw audit scrutiny and big fines. Free live webinar offers insight on avoiding the scenario.

Lightspeed POS enjoying big transaction-processing, customer-base growth

Commerce platform player Lightspeed POS today reported that it is processing $10 billion in transactions every year and its customer base now boasts 24,000 business locations across 100 countries.

American Express POS rates lowered to less than 2%

Harbortouch, a POS system and merchant services provider, is offering special pricing on American Express transactions at a rate of 1.99 percent for merchants accepting American Express cards on Harbortouch POS systems, according to a company press release.

Net Element upgrades POS solution

Net Element has launched Aptito v.2.9, a proprietary cloud-based POS system that provides universal payment acceptance and numerous restaurant productivity upgrades.

Registration open for webinar on managing sales tax exemption

Registration is now open.

Bindo enhances POS solution

The technology will allow developers to take advantage of Bindo's systems and expand upon them.

New platform released in hopes of linking in-store, online shopping

Store-Sync is designed to drive e-commerce and in-store sales by providing a seamless experience for shoppers who use both digital and traditional channels.

Vesta releases solution to 'prevent online, mobile fraud'

Built to combat the rising trend of fraud in e-commerce, vGuaranteed is a "revenue-generating payment solution for digital goods, services and subscriptions."

Global Payments peddles Ingenico mPOS device in Canada

The iCMP mPOS product includes a secure Bluetooth-enabled reader that pairs with a merchant’s Apple iOS or Android device.

India-based gift card provider launches retailer mobile app

Qwikcilver said it has partnered with 50-plus brands enabling access to 3,000-plus stores and online portals including India's leading retail chains, entertainment platforms, travel partners and leading currency providers.

Heartland partners with PAX for EMV-enabled terminals

Heartland will also equip the devices with its end-to-end encryption and tokenization services.

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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.