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In Case You Missed It At NRF: EMV For SMRs
In case you missed the Exhibitor Big !deas session, Ready Or Not, Here Comes EMV — What Small Merchants Should Expect, here’s a recap. Moderated by Tom Pojero, head of U.S. Merchant Acquisition, panelists David Hogan, executive director, Heartland Payment Systems; Norm Merritt, president and co-CEO, ShopKeep; and Rod Hometh, SVP, market development, Ingenico Group delivered insightful commentary on the lack of EMV knowledge among SMRs.
When it comes to payment data security, what you don’t know certainly can hurt you. And when you operate several retail stores—each with multiple payment and other network-attached devices—there’s plenty you don’t know at any given point.
What are POS systems capable of?
More than 340 million computer records have been involved in security breaches in the U.S. since 2005 and 80% of attacks target small businesses...
For many in the retail systems dealer community, internet-enabled remote access and support capabilities have been a godsend. Countless resellers, ISVs, and tech integrators have successfully expanded their geographic market reach while simultaneously lowering their support costs by enabling remote support, whereby many hardware and software issues can be diagnosed— and often fixed—without the need for an expensive truck roll and an on-site technician. Remote access to merchant POS systems is also an increasingly popular means of inexpensively executing software updates and conducting end-user training.
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Prep Now For Big Changes At The POS
With about 8 months to go before the EMV liability shift, time is running short for retailers — and consumers — to get ready.
Are You Maximizing Your Mobile Potential?
Mobility is making a huge impact on how retailers deal with everything from inventory visibility to customer experience — with the ultimate goal of increased sales.
PCI Concerns Drive Rooms To Go To Deploy New Payment Terminals
The independent furniture retailer replaced its payment terminals chain-wide to capitalize on the latest encryption and tokenization technology.
Where Does The Mobile Wallet Go From Here?
As smartphones continue their march toward all-out indispensability, the mobile wallet concept has gone from far-fetched idea to rapid-growth reality.
The Mobile Retail Associate: 4 Best Bets And Best Practices For 2013
The need to arm associates with mobile devices is well-defined. The applications, hardware, and networks are market-ready. Now we face the biggest challenge: the systemic and operational change necessary to make it all work.
Mercury’s Accelerated Funding solution provides a faster way for you to get your money from payment processing transactions.
Secure POS Transport
As a merchant, you need fast, secure and reliable connections to credit card processors. EarthLink’s Direct Connect service gives you the advantage of private connections to leading payment processing vendors such as First Data, Chase Paymentech and American Express.
Delhaize America Selects Verifone For Next Generation Consumer-Facing Payment Solutions
Verifone recently announced that Delhaize America has selected Verifone’s multi-media, EMV and NFC-capable MX 925 payment terminals to enhance consumer engagement at the point of sale across all of Delhaize America’s U.S. locations.
NCR DataGuard Supports New Era Of Protected Commerce
NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, recently announced the introduction of NCR DataGuard, a software solution that will initially be available for use with Intel’s new Data Protection Technology (DPT) for protecting sensitive consumer data such as driver’s license and social security numbers in addition to payment data.
Heartland First To Offer Comprehensive Merchant Breach Warranty
Heartland Payment Systems (NYSE: HPY), one of the nation’s largest payment processors, today announced it is the first company to offer a comprehensive warranty that protects businesses from payment card breach losses in the event of a breach.
NCR Utilizes The Cloud To Enhance Its Connected Payments Solution For Retailers Of Any Size
NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, recently announced the inclusion of private and multi-tenant cloud capabilities for NCR Connected Payments customers in the U.S. To date, the NCR payment solution is already in place at over 17,000 stores that are processing more than $120B in transactions annually.
Stage Stores Partners With Ingenico Group And Chase Paymentech To Enhance Cyber Security
From NRF 2015, Ingenico Group, global leader in seamless payment, recently announced that Stage Stores, a leading neighborhood retailer that delivers brand-name family apparel in 40 states across the U.S., implemented with Chase Paymentech point-to-point encryption (P2PE) for its almost 900 stores in the US.
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Fast Receipt Printer Demo By CognitiveTPG At NRF 2015
One of the products at the 2015 NRF show that caught my eye – though my eyes couldn’t quite catch up to it – was the A799II thermal receipt printer by CognitiveTPG. Promoted as the “fastest receipt printer,” the A799 shows in this video it can print the over 4,500-word United States Constitution in about 9 seconds. Cognitive executives told me the demonstration was inspired by French artist/engineer Thibault Brevet who presented at the SXSW Conference in 2014.
Mobile Payments — How Can Retailers Juggle All Of The Options?
Payments in retail are undergoing one of the largest shifts in history, with the impending move to EMV chip-and-pin and the rise of mobile payments. Here, Bob Johns, editor with Integrated Solutions For Retailers, talks with Erik Vlugt, Vice President of Product Marketing at VeriFone, to discuss the rapidly changing world of payments in retail, the impact of mobility, and the challenges retailers face as they try to implement for today and the future.