Stripe Moving into Point of Sale Transaction Processing

Forrester eCommerce

Stripe, one of the leading payment providers for online and platform businesses announced today “Stripe Terminal” to tackle the merchant challenges around in-person payments. Stripe’s solution combines several of the technology components that go into in-person payments and works to abstract the complexity away for merchants and developers.

Why Marketing and Your POS Have More in Common Than You Think

Teamwork Retail

With the advances in technology and addition of smart phones, customers can now access a brand anywhere, at any time, from almost any device. This brings up the question: Why would a retailer only make their marketing efforts omnichannel and not the selling of their product as well?

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Teamwork Retail works with FAO Schwarz to “Return to Wonder” in NYC with Apple devices

Teamwork Retail

FAO Schwarz was founded 150 years ago to create a magical place where kids of all ages can go to explore and dream. Michael Mauerer, CEO of Teamwork Retail said “Apple provides the quintessential mobile platform for Teamwork to achieve its mission of frictionless commerce.

Feature Partner: Socket Mobile

Teamwork Retail

One of our featured partners who will be joining us at NRF 2018 this year, in our booth #723. Socket Mobile has 25 years of a sound status in mobile scanning, and is continuously pushing for improvement.

Five things retailers want from their POS system

Teamwork Retail

A modern point-of-sale (POS) system is more than just a cashwrap with a register and a card reader. Card-reader and scanner add-on devices streamline the sales process and allow associates to provide on-the-spot information, interaction, and checkout.

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4 Reasons You Might Need New a Point of Sale System


As retailers grow, they often need more advanced functionality from their point of sale system (POS) to meet customer expectations, innovate, outrun competitors and keep pace with evolving industry trends. 2: Growing Online Sales.

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4 Reasons You Need Client Book

Teamwork Retail

It has the capability to see the status of all stored values, just like POS (LRP, Rewards Cards, Coupons, etc.). While Client Book covers most of the basic client features that POS supports, it really goes above and beyond with additional features that are specific only to Client Book. Display the date of a customer’s last activity or sale. Instantly view basic statistics, such as the total number of transactions, broken down by lifetime and month-by-month.

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Get Your Head in the Cloud: Why You Should Ditch Your Locally-Hosted POS


The point-of-sale system has long been the heart of a retail store as the system on which everything else depends. So, it’s understandable when retailers hesitate to replace this workhorse with something new.

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Square Payments Reviews What’s All the Fuss About?

Ecommerce Platforms

A vast array of features. An affordable price point (no square recurring payments). It's safe to say this company revolutionized the field by simplifying the process of accepting credit card payments. On the whole, Square offers entrepreneurs two ‘general' sets of tools.

Breaking It Off With Your Legacy System


It can seem too good to be true when you find a point-of-sale software that is a perfect match for you. Retail Operations

Leveling The Retail Analytics Playing Field

Retail TouchPoints

By Anna Arwidi, Axis Data is increasingly at the heart of every business. The ability to collect, analyze and derive actionable insights from multiple sources of data in real time can be the difference between winning a customer or seeing them captured by the competition.

How In-Store Data Drives Digital Marketing Success


If you have a loyalty program as part of your store experience, you’ll at least be able to get an overview of what they’ve bought before and when through your point of sale (POS). This will help drive the effectiveness of your campaigns and increase their ROI.

Five Breakthrough Data-Driven Strategies To Win Retail Customers For Life

Retail TouchPoints

By Deesean Wilson, DXC Technology Digital technology has had a profound effect on the retail industry, an effect demonstrated by the importance and utility of data. The journey can begin and end at any of these points, allowing retailers to optimize the experience for each consumer.

3 Vital Retail Data Sets to Collect in Your Store

Springboard Retail

Data has become a major priority for retail businesses of all sizes. The internet of things and artificial intelligence are two critical tools for companies when it comes to data collection and analysis.

5 Steps to Choosing the Right Retail POS Technology for Your Store!

Springboard Retail

Choosing a point of sale solution for your company can be overwhelming. There are so many options on the market today that it’s hard to know where to begin. You might even have the impulse to put it off for another year and make do with the old system you have.

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Using POS Data to Understand and Improve Profitability


According to an IBM survey , 62% of retailers say that big data and analytics give them a competitive advantage in their field. In order for companies to succeed, they need to leverage the analytics that today's best point-of-sale (POS) systems can provide. Retail Operations

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An Advanced Approach To Fraud Protection

Retail TouchPoints

While wider adoption of the EMV chip and PIN standard has reduced fraud at the point of sale, it has triggered an increase in fraud in other channels — including online and mobile — as criminals look for alternative ways to cheat the system.

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Creating A Frictionless Shopping Experience With Technology And Data

Retail TouchPoints

Like an intrepid explorer, they want to be masters of their destiny, to plot their own journey. But they also expect a helping hand guiding them along the sales path. Some of the industry’s most innovative brands are already doing this.

How Businesses Can Prepare For The Evolving Commerce Landscape

Retail TouchPoints

By Brad Brodigan, PayPal Imagine: You are driving home from work and pass by one of your favorite clothing stores. This may sound futuristic, but this scenario is possible today largely because of the power and growing ubiquity of mobile.

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The ROI of Equipping Your In-Store Staff with Comprehensive POS


Choosing a point of sale (POS) system is kind of like getting married—you want to know what you’re getting into before you tie the knot and commit. Can it fit the needs of your business as you scale?

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7 Benefits of Having a Modern Payment System in Your Corner


Directly integrating to your point of sale, a modern payment system delivers a robust payment experience for both merchant and customer. From merchant services, to hardware procurement, to remote terminal solutions and everything in between, a modern payment system connects merchants to a total payment ecosystem. Retail Operations POS

Digital Commerce and the Threat of Card-not-present Fraud


Digital commerce continues to be top of mind for online retailers. Consumers shop more and more across a variety of devices and channels. Retailers continually optimize their sales channels to deliver more seamless consumer experiences. The State of CNP Fraud.

How Ecommerce Made in North America is Set to Shake Up Lifestyle Fashion in Asia Pacific


Steady economic growth has led to huge populations with more money to spend – and clothing and accessories are at the top of their shopping lists. They represent 45% of the region’s population, and 60% of the world’s total millennial population.

The State of APIs: A Cheat-Sheet Infographic


recognized API-based commerce platforms as the next-gen category of commerce evolution. Hypermedia API allows companies to surface commerce interactions at any touchpoint, enabling a new level of business agility. Leading industry research firm, Gartner Inc.,

The State of APIs: a cheat-sheet infographic


recognized API-based commerce platforms as the next-gen category of commerce evolution. Hypermedia API allows companies to surface commerce interactions at any touchpoint, enabling a new level of business agility. Leading industry research firm, Gartner Inc.,

What the Elimination of the Signature Requirement Means for Merchants


Over the past few months, four of the major card brands announced that they are eliminating the signature requirement for EMV transactions. This change will come into effect for Visa , MasterCard , Discover , and American Express in April 2018, at which point merchants will be able to choose whether or not to collect signatures for point-of-sale purchases.

Getting The Most Out Of Security Labels For Increased Sales

Retail TouchPoints

And while successful packaging design might come in many forms, the overall goal is always to deliver more sales. To meet that goal, packaging designers face the constant challenge of keeping pace with changing consumer preferences: After all, what appeals now is likely to be short-lived.

Virtual Reality Fully Opens Window Into Consumer Behavior In-Store

Retail TouchPoints

By Alex Hunt, System1 Research Many manufacturers spend more than half of all their marketing dollars on in-store POS and promotional activity. And there’s now a much greater desire to understand the psychology of the shopper.

Holiday Season Creeping Up On You? Brick-And-Mortar Stores Are Still Under Attack

Retail TouchPoints

Online​ ​retailers​ ​are​ ​hit by​ ​the​ ​same​ ​types​ ​of​ ​attacks​ ​that​ ​other​ ​online​ ​firms​ ​receive,​ ​including:​ ​web​ ​application​ ​attacks,​ ​SQL injection,​ ​stolen​ ​customer​ ​credentials​ ​via​ ​phishing,​ ​etc.​ They have​ ​the​ ​worst​ ​of​ ​both​ ​worlds.​

5  POS Software Essentials to Manage Inventory Effectively

Springboard Retail

A store is only as successful as its inventory, so here are five essential features your point of sale and retail inventory management software should provide to help you maximize sales, increase margin, and manage inventory effectively: Inventory Management POS Software Business of RetailThinking about switching to a new POS platform?

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Keeping Customers’ Digital Identities Safe This Holiday Season

Retail TouchPoints

of login attempts made to online retailers’ web sites are hackers using stolen data — the highest percentage of any industry. Widespread coverage of major data breaches, including Amazon’s recent exposure. Of the 10 principles, his favorite is creating a learning environment.

Preventing Return Fraud During The Holiday Season And Beyond

Retail TouchPoints

By Kristin Secreto, InComm Product Control As a retailer, you know all too well the doubled-edge sword of the holiday season. It’s your most lucrative time of year but it’s also the time of year when return fraud occurs, which cuts into your profits.

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A Guide For Retailers Seeking To Effectively Manage Third-Party Risk

Retail TouchPoints

By Fred Kneip, CyberGRX Business expansion and growth are standard signs of a healthy economy, however such rapid advancement often goes hand in hand with company outsourcing — one of the major entry points that leave retailers vulnerable to data compromise.

Where else will your customers shop?


Takeaway: In the wake of changing technology and an explosion of digital options for shoppers, the consumer the new point of sale. Today’s brands and retailers must enact consistent product content management across a wide variety of digital channels. Ecommerce

A B2C Marketer’s Biggest Enemy: The Data and Execution Gap


Your data is likely fragmented across multiple systems, including your ecommerce platform, point-of-sales system, email marketing software, and paid ad platforms. Because of that, you have to ask your IT team for help pulling the numbers, centralizing the data, and running detailed reports on your latest omnichannel campaign. The many systems of B2C marketing. You can then analyze the success of those campaigns yourself — no IT required!

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