Top five factors impacting a merchant's effective real rate to accept card payments

  • December 10, 2014

Understanding your effective real rate is the key to identifying the most cost-effective payment services provider. Your effective real rate measures the total cost of all processing fees and can …

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When implementing a payment processing system, training is of the utmost importance

  • December 07, 2014

The payment technology industry is evolving rapidly, so it's understandable that some consumers are unsure as to what solutions are out there in the market and how they work. Those that accept …

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Tablet POS systems can be an important tool on Small Business Saturday

  • November 26, 2014
The holiday shopping season officially kicks off this weekend with Black Friday. Consumers around the country will be lined up at their favorite big-box retailers to get the best door buster deals. …

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Can merchants do enough to protect customers this holiday season?

  • November 21, 2014
We're a year removed from the Target breach that rocked the retail industry over the 2013 holiday shopping season, and as this year's busiest time approaches, it's important for merchants to ensure …

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Are you prepared for Small Business Saturday?

  • November 13, 2014

Black Friday and Cyber Monday get all of the attention, but they aren't the only two shopping events that take place in the first few days after Thanksgiving. While major retailers like Walmart and …

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Report: 58 percent of holiday shoppers will pay with their mobile device

  • November 13, 2014

This may be the first true mobile holiday shopping season. While we've already examined some of the trends leading into the biggest season of the year for retailers, as the holiday season quickly …

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How will Apple Pay and CurrentC work together?

  • November 10, 2014

Apple Pay has been available for about three weeks now, and adoption is rising among both retailers and consumers. While the list of retailers currently accepting Apple Pay is well known by most in …

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Why a tablet POS system might help you survive the holiday season

  • November 10, 2014

You've probably begun to think about the logistics of managing the holiday rush at your retail store. Not only do you have to worry about having enough inventory to fulfill your customers' requests …

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How do consumers feel about shopping at breached retailers this holiday season?

  • November 05, 2014

This upcoming holiday shopping season will be the culmination of what was a tumultuous year in the retail security industry. Starting shortly after last Thanksgiving at Target, a number of big- …

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Should you buy or lease your POS equipment?

  • November 02, 2014

Leasing is a popular practice in many areas of business. It's often a cheaper alternative to buying something outright and, if the leased item in question is technology-based, it may allow you to …

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