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Examining the current state of EMV adoption in the U.S.

  • January 12, 2014

With the deadlines for EMV adoption inching closer, the question of when it will accelerate continues to linger. Already prevalent in Europe and Canada, the use of chip card technology is slowly …

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Why businesses should ditch the cash register for a tablet

  • January 06, 2014

For small businesses to stay competitive in the current landscape, they are relying on the use of the latest technology. Not only are solutions like the cloud and mobile devices leveling …

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USPS deploys mobile commerce solutions

  • January 06, 2014

The impact of mobile technology on the retail industry is easy to see. Aside from consumers using smartphones to make purchases and compare pricing, merchants have put them in the hands of …

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Merchants should gift themselves mobile POS systems

  • January 06, 2014
Every merchant is in the middle of feeling the holiday rush that has only intensified over the last few weeks. With just a few shopping days left in the holiday season, lines are out the door, as& …

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Retail payment makes list of top job skills in 2013

  • January 06, 2014

When you consider what could have been the top skills in demand for the corporate world over the last year, there is good chance that the payment industry would not be on it. However, with the way …

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What does 2014 have in store for the payments industry

  • January 06, 2014

There have been several innovations over the last few years in the retail industry that are geared toward pushing the cash register to a new level. This trend is just getting started.

A …

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How the payment industry is changing

  • December 31, 2013

The payment industry has undergone some major changes over the last few years, but there are still many merchants that are wary of upgrading their payment solutions and there are a few reasons for …

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PCI compliance on display following Target network breach

  • December 31, 2013
Earlier this month, during the busiest shopping time of the year, it was announced by Target that the company was the victim of a prolonged security breach that affected at least 45 million …

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Seattle Seahawks use mobile POS system to get fans out of line and back to the game

  • December 20, 2013

Fans of the Seattle Seahawks football team and Seattle Sounders soccer team are known for being some of the most passionate you can find. At a recent Seahawks home game, 64,338 …

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Mobile POS security an 'afterthought'

  • December 16, 2013

Many retailers have been rolling to smartphone and tablet POS systems over the last year as a way to improve customer experience. It is much easier for customers to get in and out of a crowded …

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