Ballpark deploys tablet POS to speed up transactions

  • July 22, 2014

One of the main reasons an organization would want to upgrade its POS system is the speed of processing transactions. The longer a customer has to wait for a credit card payment to be …

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How hard is the EMV deadline?

  • July 21, 2014
One of the biggest topics in the EMV chip card conversation is the looming October 1, 2015 deadline for banks to deploy it. Over the last year, talk surrounding the technology has increased …

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Examining the murky waters of credit card swipe fees

  • July 16, 2014

This blog has been covering the ongoing issues, both legal and regulatory, surrounding credit and debit card fees and rules for some time. Recently, NACS featured a guest column from Jeff Miller, …

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AmEx starts trial over interchange fees

  • July 14, 2014

The legal battles between businesses and credit card companies have mainly seen Visa and MasterCard as the defendants. However, a trial started this week that has American Express defending itself …

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Best practices for implementing small business credit card acceptance

  • July 02, 2014
The decision to accept or not accept credit card payments is something that every business owner will need to make.  Because it takes research, it is advisable to not wait until the last minute.& …

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New York attorney general backs payroll card regulations

  • June 27, 2014

Earlier this month, this blog covered a bill that is currently working its way through the Illinois state government that would clarify the parameters for companies using direct deposit payroll …

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NRF examines swipe fee challenges

  • June 25, 2014

Credit card swipe fees have become a battleground for businesses over the last few years. The Fed had calculated an average cost per transaction of 4 cents with a cap of 21 cents --  …

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Credit card swipe fee settlement again asked for appeal

  • June 23, 2014

In December of 2013, U.S. District Judge John Gleeson approved a $5.7 billion settlement that ended eight years of litigation between credit card providers Visa and MasterCard and a number of U.S. …

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More businesses getting on EMV bandwagon

  • June 23, 2014

The need for businesses to adopt EMV technology continues to grow as the October 2015 deadline from MasterCard and Visa gets closer. However, while these two major players are pushing hard, …

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Cloud POS systems gaining more traction for companies

  • June 20, 2014

When it comes to the point of sale system, it seems that the only universally agreed upon idea is that change is coming. With the latest technology innovations, the traditional POS system is facing …

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