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  • The Case for Cloud POS

    It wasn’t all that long ago that when someone mentioned “the cloud” as an option for Point-of-Sale (POS) systems, those in the know would scoff and say, “It’s just not possible.” And quite frankly, the initial deployments of cloud POS systems were not very good. Yet with new iterations of […]

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  • Should you do Apple Pay or EMV first?

    With Apple’s long awaited release of mobile payment option they titled Apple Pay, retailers are once again given another payment option to consider…one that comes with a higher income demographic than the broader US population. So which should you do first? Adopt these new payment technologies from Apple, PayPal, MCX […]

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  • 4 Stages of Mobile: Why All Roads Are Not The Same

    Without question, mobility is well down the road to transforming how retailers and hospitality providers interact with customers. For instance, some restaurants have seen a 25% increase in table turn when mobile devices are used. And some retailers, especially in the Specialty segments, are planning to completely remove their traditional […]

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