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Point of Sale


Now that we are most of the way through 2017, let’s focus on the trends of point of sale in the first half of the year. Most of the trends have carried over from last year but, they have grown or expanded into more complex solutions. According to Stephen Bergerson of RSPA, in the retail and …

It has been the buzz of the industry for years: tablets are taking over! But are they? There is no doubt that tablets are a growing segment of hardware sales but I think most of us expected a faster adoption rate. It seemed like the predictions were telling us that every POS terminal would be …

  With the ever-growing popularity of mobile devices and consumers’ desire to have information at their finger tips, the retail industry has embraced e-commerce as the future of retail. Even so, brick and mortar locations continue to play an important role in the success of retail establishments. Instead of abandoning physical stores, this shift has …

There are plenty of factors that go into running a business whether you’re an entrepreneur just getting your company started or a seasoned professional looking to build and grow your business. Before a company can open its doors and begin collecting revenue, everything behind the scenes should be sorted out and running smoothly. This means …

The advent of direct-sales tablet POS companies has shaken up the VAR and ISV world, but it’s not all bad news. You’ve been in the industry for years, even decades, maybe, and you know the market better than the newest crop of upstarts. Check out these five ways that you can stand out from direct …

There’s no doubt that offering mobile point of sale technology is becoming increasingly more necessary in order to compete in today’s market. It also gives VARs an opportunity to sell deeper into clients who already have a traditional point of sale solution in place. But how do you convince your retail clients that it’s time …

VARTECH 2015 is over, the ship has docked, but the excitement and buzz has just begun! WiNG Express has proven to be both a compelling and intriguing product. Now more than ever partners are looking for new streams of revenue. If you’re selling Zebra POS and Mobile Computers, own the entire account by including WiNG …

One of the latest – and most hotly contested – trends in the point of sale industry comes from merchant service providers (MSPs) who are offering heavily discounted or free POS systems to customers. In exchange, these customers often times have to sign long-term payment processing agreements. As we all must learn in life, nothing …

Star Micronics is proud to announce new thermal labels certified to work with the SM-T400i portable Bluetooth printer. As the widest format portable Bluetooth printer in Star’s “i” Series, the SM-T400i is a rugged four inch (112mm) portable Bluetooth printer with a wide 104mm printable area, ideal for data filled service reports, delivery notes or law enforcement …

The payment processing landscape has changed drastically since the turn of the century, and emerging technologies will likely continue this trend for at least the next decade. The average consumer relies on technology more than ever before. This reliance has led to a focus on convenience when it comes to payments. The most recent payment …