POS system

How to Protect Your POS System from Malware

Increasingly, cyber-criminals have been infiltrating merchants’ POS systems and infecting them with malware—malicious programs that search for consumer credit card information and other data that can then be exploited for financial gain. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to protect your POS system from being compromised in this fashion. 1. Exercise…

retail technology

Three Emerging Retail Technology Trends

Retail technology is changing at breakneck speed. To remain ahead of the competition and improve their businesses, retailers must keep abreast with the latest developments and implement new solutions accordingly. Let’s look at three emerging retail technology trends and why the solutions they bring to the table are gaining ground in the marketplace. 1. Tablets…

Retail Kiosk

The Psychology of Retail Kiosk Placement

No matter the vertical market in which merchants play, retail kiosk implementation comprises an effective tactic for bolstering revenues, keeping operating expenses in check, and enhancing the customer experience. However, deployment costs are such that savvy store owners and managers must pay as much attention to the psychology of retail kiosk placement and usage as…

all-in-one POS

How to Select an All-In-One POS System

All-in-one POS systems are a great alternative to traditional cash register/credit card reader combinations. Such systems go beyond giving retailers the ability to accept payments; they provide all of the hardware and software needed to track sales, control inventory, manage customers, and simplify accounting procedures. However, not all all-in-one POS systems are created equal. Look…