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The Best EMV Compliant POS Systems

If you’ve been keeping up on the recent EMV liability shift, this is probably the four hundredth and seventy-second article you’ve read about it. But it’s still October and we’ve still got information to share, especially if you’re thinking that now may be the perfect time to upgrade your POS system. Not all systems are […]

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Jul 7, 2019 Filed under: Point of Sale 4
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Merchant Maverick’s Awards For Best Small Business Software

For most small business owners, it’s a jungle out there. Danger lurks around every corner, predators seem to be silently stalking your every movement, and – in the immortal words of Jethro Tull – the rivers are full of crocodile nasties. Let’s face it, when it comes to start-ups and small businesses the statistics are […]

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Sep 12, 2019 Filed under: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Invoicing, Credit Card Processing, CRM, eCommerce, Email Marketing, Inventory Management, Loyalty Rewards, Mobile Payments, Point of Sale, Project Management, Web Development 0
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Heckler WindFall Box Set Unboxing & Review

Heckler Design is an American-based product design company, best known for pairing minimal designs with solid commercial-grade construction. Founder Dean Heckler is head of design for the company and an artist in his own right; according to the Heckler Design website, Heckler oversees the design of every product, and always with the end-user in mind. […]

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Aug 14, 2019 Filed under: Hardware, Point of Sale 5
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10 Surprising Benefits Of An iPad POS System

Traditional point-of-sale system providers and modern companies alike have acknowledged the advantages of a system that offers both reliability and flexibility in a mobile world. Companies like NCR, which has been providing POS solutions since 1884, now offer more modern, affordable solutions for small businesses using iPad-based terminals. Newer companies, like Clover, use alternative hardware […]

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Mar 6, 2020 Filed under: Point of Sale 0

Best POS Loyalty Programs To Grow Your Business In 2022

Whether you are a first-time loyalty program buyer or are looking at switching from a different POS or loyalty software, it’s important to evaluate your best options before deciding on a system. In this article, we’ll discuss the POS systems with the best loyalty programs, and also explain what type of business each POS system caters to. 

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Jun 24, 2021 Filed under: Loyalty Rewards, Point of Sale 1

How To Choose A POS System For Your Food Truck

Why Use A POS System At All? As the iconic and traditional providers of quick, satisfying grub to builders and remote work crews, food trucks (and their cousins, bustaurants, food carts, and kiosks) have been around forever. However, over the last few years the humble food truck has exploded in popularity. These days it is […]

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Mar 30, 2020 Filed under: Point of Sale 2
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Clover Credit Card Machine Scams: Everything You Need To Know To Avoid Getting Fleeced

There is a lot of buzz surrounding First Data’s tablet-based POS products: Clover Station, Clover Mini, and Clover Flex. Now there’s even Clover Go, a mobile POS solution. But unlike with most iPad POS systems, you can’t just download the app and test out the POS. You have to buy the complete hardware package to see Clover in action. This has led many merchants to places like eBay, looking for a deal. Unfortunately, it has also led predatory merchant services companies to sell business owners more than they bargained for.

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Apr 6, 2020 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Hardware, Point of Sale 59

The Mobile-Plastic Dilemma

As payment technology—as well as payment liability law—advances, merchants will soon be faced with increasingly complex POS transactions. These changes will affect not only mobile payments, but traditional plastic transactions as well. Navigating the evolving payment landscape will present some costs as well as potential benefits to merchants. Hardware/Software Adoption The mobile wallet industry is […]

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Jan 9, 2020 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Mobile Payments, Point of Sale 0

Restaurant POS VS Standard POS: Which Is Better For Your Restaurant?

Once a week I visit the sandwich shop in my neighborhood for a post-hike meal. The first thing I’m greeted with at the register is a stand-mounted iPad running a slick point-of-sale (POS) app. If you’ve used one of these systems before, you know they’re changing the way the food service industry operates. And if you’re opening a restaurant […]

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Mar 27, 2020 Filed under: Point of Sale 0

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