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Eight Things Retailers Need To Know About EMV In The US
If you’ve received a new card from your bank in the last six months, it’s likely an EMV card with a chip. Banks are issuing EMV cards, and retailers are installing EMV-capable terminals to accept those EMV cards. Both are working toward the October 2015 deadline whereby the liability shift occurs. Today, when a counterfeit card is used in a store, the bank takes the loss. But after the liability shift, if the bank has issued an EMV card, but the retailer has not upgraded to an EMV terminal, then the retailer takes the loss resulting from counterfeit cards.
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...
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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.
Manhattan Associates And Verifone Announce Alliance
Manhattan Associates, Inc. recently announced a strategic alliance with Verifone that will offer retailers flexible and highly secure point of sale (POS) solutions as well as streamlined EMV migration.
TransFirst Certifies Verifone’s Secure Commerce Architecture
Verifone recently announced that TransFirst, a leading provider of transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies, has certified Verifone’s Secure Commerce Architecture (SCA).
Heartland And Verifone Renew Alliance; Announce EMV And Encryption Initiative
Verifone and Heartland Payment Systems recently announced a major strategic alliance and key initiatives aimed at providing merchants with enhanced security and EMV-ready payment processing.
Verifone Point Now Available To Small Merchants Through ISOs And Acquirers
Verifone recently announced that its Payment as a Service offering in North America—Verifone Point—is now available to small-and-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the U.S. through Verifone’s network of Independent Sales Organization (ISO) and acquirer partners.
Verifone Enhances Mobile Suite With Android-Based Cloud POS Solution
Verifone announced recently that it is launching a new cloud point-of-sale solution for small-and-medium-sized businesses (SMBs).
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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.