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5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with an mPOS

Mobile Point of Sale (mPOS) systems make it possible for virtually any business to set up shop and start taking payments almost right away. They’re flexible. They’re affordable. And these days, they’re also feature-rich, delivering capabilities that can, at times, rival a traditional or iPad-based POS system. Are you getting the most out of your […]

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May 19, 2017 Filed under: Mobile Payments 1

Square VS Paypal Here

The mobile payments space has undergone a major transformation in the past few years. Small contenders have come and gone, new names have emerged. But it feels like the big names — such as Square and PayPal Here — have gotten bigger. Square has been a giant in the mobile payment processing since its inception in 2009.

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May 18, 2017 Filed under: Mobile Payments 42

8 Insights on the Cashless Revolution at the Portland Food Carts

Simple and streamlined to the core, it’s no wonder the ancient art of street food vending has blossomed with the increasingly fast pace of life. The humble food cart fully launched into the modern era with the introduction of mobile payment processing solutions offered by companies like Square. With pricing and equipment tailored for low-volume/low-ticket […]

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Apr 26, 2017 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Mobile Payments 0

Business News and Other Stories for March 2017

Part of our work here at Merchant Maverick is staying on top of new developments and trends in the industries that we cover. We learn a lot from the news article, blogs, and community forums we frequent. So much, in fact, that we want to share our knowledge with you in a more direct fashion. […]

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Apr 3, 2017 Filed under: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Invoicing, Business Loans, Credit Card Processing, eCommerce, Mobile Payments, News, Point of Sale, Web Development 0

Business News and Other Stories for February 2017

Part of our work here at Merchant Maverick is staying on top of new developments and trends in the industries we cover. We learn a lot from news articles, blogs, and community forums. So much, in fact, that we want to share our knowledge with you in a more direct fashion. Here is a look […]

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Feb 28, 2017 Filed under: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Invoicing, Business Loans, Credit Card Processing, eCommerce, Mobile Payments, News, Point of Sale 0

The Future of mPOS in an EMV World

Even if you’ve never used a card swiper attached a tablet or smartphone yourself, chances are you’ve seen one. Any pop-up booth, stall, or merchandise table you see (at a theater, concert, convention, sporting event, or even along the street) that takes credit cards is probably relying on a mobile POS (mPOS) system with a […]

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Feb 21, 2017 Filed under: Hardware, Mobile Payments 0
SumUp reader in its box

Unboxing the SumUp Card Reader

First things first: SumUp provided us with a free card reader for the purposes of our review. Our opinions are entirely our own.   The mPOS scene has thinned out recently, leaving only a few really great options and a smattering of so-so ones. That’s why we’ve been keeping an eye on the European mPOS […]

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Feb 17, 2017 Filed under: Hardware, Mobile Payments 0