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3 Retail Technology Trends to Watch in 2019 (and why they Matter)

“This time of year, you’re probably seeing many articles predicting retail technology trends in 2019. While it’s helpful to understand what’s likely to happen in the future, the real power comes from understanding the “why” behind the “what.” Why are these trends happening now? Why is the timing relevant to your plans and goals?”
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With Convenience Stores in Mind, NRS Adds a Silent Alarm to Its POS System

“The Newark, N.J.-based company is adding a silent alarm feature to its POS system. Expected to be available by the end of the first quarter, the feature involves entering a unique passcode that triggers a notification to a monitoring company that police are needed. Most POS systems and electronic cash registers need a code to […]
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POS Developer Adds Stripe Terminal Support for Card-Present Transactions

“SuiteRetail, a Wilmington, Del.-based point-of-sale software developer, completed integration of  Stripe Inc.’s merchant-processing services into its apps, giving merchants the ability to use Stripe for their in-store and online transactions. Merchants using SuiteRetail’s SuitePOS for NetSuite or Salesforce now can complete their online processor and store set-up for Stripe. The integration also enables them to use Stripe Terminal in stores […]
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7 Ways Restaurant Technology Is Changing The Business Of Dining

“I’ve been in the hospitality business for over 30 years, and it still amazes me to see how long promising restaurant technologies take before receiving widespread market adoption. Although some don’t remain idle quite as long as others, the food and beverage industry is notoriously slow to embrace change. Despite the gradual pace, there seems to […]

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Verifone Introduces the First PCI-Compliant Full Touchscreen Feature for the Blind and Visually Impaired

“Verifone today announced the introduction of Navigator, the first-of-its-kind payment feature with a fully integrated touchscreen to earn certification for accessibility and usability by the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), a United Kingdom-based charity. Further, Navigator meets PCI requirements – an information security standard mandated and administered by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council to reduce […]
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Companies

First Data Launches Clover Platform in Canada

“Clover Flex is the first POS device in Canada to offer access to a third-party app market, connecting merchants with applications designed to simplify daily business tasks and support functions which are critical to business owners. The apps can sync with popular accounting programs, optimize employee management, drive customer loyalty, and more.”
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Revel Systems Release Cloud-based Enterprise and SMB Point of Sale Services

“Revel Systems®, a cloud-based point of sale (POS) and complete business management platform, today announced a fresh market and product strategy to uniquely serve each of its key customer segments. Building on its position as a demonstrated leader in the POS space with deep technical expertise, Revel has launched two distinct product offerings.”
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Atom Tickets – Buy Movie Tickets, Invite Friends, Skip Lines

“Atom Tickets, the first-of-its-kind social movie ticketing app, has launched two new digital payment features and options from Google Pay and Samsung. These features expand Atom’s current integrations with other digital payment leaders including Chase Pay, Amazon Pay, and Apple Pay. Atom strives to give movie fans secure choices when purchasing movie tickets.”
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ACI Worldwide Unveils New Cloud-Based, Omni-Channel Payments Capabilities for Merchants

“The broadened UP Merchant Payments solution is the result of ACI’s acquisition of technology assets from providers RevChip and TranSend, a team of expert developers focused on next-generation terminal payment applications and management platforms. These new capabilities accelerate ACI’s vision of delivering merchants a next-generation, mobile-first digital payment experience in-store.”
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SpotOn and Poynt Partner to Debut All-in-One Payment and Marketing Solution For Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

“Poynt’s Smart Terminal is part of a connected commerce platform designed specifically for merchants. Combined with SpotOn’s fully integrated omnichannel platform, the technology will be part of a robust turnkey in-store commerce solution that allows merchants to easily manage their business analytics, appointment scheduling, web design, POS software, marketing initiatives, customer reviews and loyalty programs. […]