TouchSuite launches POS for SMB retailers

The tablet-based POS includes capabilities such as drag and drop functionality, automated commissions, exchange processing, customizable inventory, wireless print capabilities for labeling, built-in tax rates, and a marketing suite.

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Can you, and should you, accept Apple Pay?

Balancing the benefits and the costs of new or upgraded point of sale equipment are key considerations when deciding whether Apple Pay is a good move for your business.

Commentary: Retailers are leading the fight toward greater security

Sandy Kennedy, President of RILA, calls on Congress to pass legislation that enacts a single, preemptive national data breach notification standard.

Why merchants should adopt a mobile wallet strategy

Michelle Evans, senior consumer finance analyst at Euromonitor International, states her case for why retailers need to have a way to reach consumers anytime and anywhere.

In retail cyber-security, bigger isn't always better

Here are four surprisingly non-technical reasons small- to mid-size retailers have a leg up when it comes to fighting cyber-crime.

PayPal Here comes to Windows

The partnership between the two companies gives small and medium-sized merchants another option for mobile point-of-sale services as Microsoft positions its newest tablet as a commerce device.

How Apple killed the digital wallet

Rick Oglesby, a senior research analyst for Double Diamond Payments Research, explains how Apple Pay changed the outlook for mobile payments.

Mobile payments dominate the early holiday shopping season

Consumers now more than ever are using their smartphones and tablets to shop on Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

The basics of bitcoin for retail

E-commerce and brick-and-mortar retailers targeting millennials and other tech-savvy consumers should give serious consideration to accepting the virtual currency.

The key piece missing from Apple Pay

Apple Pay diminishes the ability to track shopper behavior. This is among the reasons that some major retailers are not accepting it.

Six tips for becoming EMV compliant

With the liability shift now less than a year away, it's time for retailers to get serious about their compliance plans.

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Pyrim intros tool designed to provide clarity to mobile commerce

Product lists over 100 consumer-facing, mobile commerce products and each is fully described and mapped to the mobile commerce ecosystem.

Mobeewave secures funding from Russian firm for mPOS expansion

Montreal-based company claims it is the world's first and only provider of dongle-free NFC mobile payment terminal products enabling payment acceptance on smart devices.

Starbucks' iOS app gets Apple Pay support

Users now can reload their prepaid card with the touch of a finger.

Visa to eliminate 16-digit account number for remote purchases

The move expands the company's Visa Token Service, which is intended to protect sensitive card information.

Bindo users now able to print barcodes through their iPad POS system

Partnership with Brother aims to make inventory management easier.

CardFlight updates mPOS app

SwipeSimple also includes encrypted mobile card readers, payment acceptance applications for iOS and Android devices, and a real-time reporting and admin dashboard for merchants.

Mobile Payments Today publishes wallet comparison guide

The 61-page document details the capabilities of 151 leading mobile wallets.

Epicor introduces new data security and protection program for independent retailers

The initiative is designed to mitigate the risk of a security breach through improved data management and protection.

PCI Security Standards Council: Beware of 'Ghost'

The warning follows a US Department of Homeland Security alert about a critical software vulnerability that poses a serious risk to computer systems.

On Track Innovations launches countertop card reader with EMV, Apply Pay support

According to the company, the new TRIO Countertop is designed to address the fast growing market for EMV-compliant cashless payment readers.

Ingenico debuts new mPOS product for small businesses

Company partners with Beamm to provide merchants with a product that combines tablet POS software with cloud-based tools.

Verifone announces multiple mPOS initiatives for retailers

Company also puts emphasis on contactless and EMV acceptance.

ShopKeep launches mobile app for iOS

The app works with ShopKeep Register, the company’s point of sale application, and offers users the ability to monitor business operations via their mobile devices.

Number of cyberattacks on retailers drops by half, but hit more victims per incident

Criminals still stole more than 61 million customer records in 2014, despite taking off two of the biggest shopping days.

Walt Disney World adds Apple Pay, Google Wallet acceptance

Disney will leverage the contactless infrastructure it already has in place for the MagicBand.

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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.