Cheaper than credit card processing

ACH Processing vs Credit Card Processing

ACH Check Processing vs Credit Card Processing Recently I was talking to a colleague in the payment industry, and he was telling me about ACH Processing. And after a few minutes of talking with him, I couldn't help but wonder why more small businesses don't use it?   Let's look at a specific example. John is an electrician. He takes most of his payments as either checks, or credit card
Focus POS
POS News Restaurant Retail

Focus POS moves to the cloud!

Focus POS moves to the cloud Focus POS, a leader in restaurant POS, is introducing a cloud based system. At the NRA show, they unveiled their new cloud based system. While I only had a few moments to look at it, their iPad solution does look great, and seems very familiar to Focus users.  Focus POS has long been a legacy POS provider, and this step shows that the future
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POS News

NFC Contactless Unlocked in IOS 11!

NFC Contactless Unlocked in IOS 11! So, I work in the field of payment technology. More specifically, plastic card technology. And for those of us in the know, the most exciting tech is NFC.   You've probably seen NFC before. It's the technology that allows you to tap your device against another to transfer data. NFC is the most feature rich, and versatile technology available in a plastic card. It
revel systems

Revel Systems and Specialty Retail?

Revel Systems sights in on the Specialty Retail Market.  I was recently at the NRA convention, and spoke to a few of the senior management team from Revel Systems. They said in no uncertain terms, that specialty retail is where they want to expand next. Specialty retail is booming these days. One of the major shifts in retail in the last 30 years, is the move away from department stores.
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Movie Theater

Veezi POS gets internal gift card module!

Veezi POS gets internal gift card module! One of the fastest growing companies in the world of cinema POS, is Veezi.  Veezi is becoming a big part of the cinema software marketplace, and they're poised for tremendous growth.  But until recently, they had a long standing gift card agreement with Vantiv, their payment provider.  But payment provider gift cards are often expensive, and have limited functionality.  Veezi is pioneering it's own internal
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Restaurant Uncategorized

NRA Show Technology Insights

NRA Show Insights I returned from the NRA Show just about a week ago. And let's not kid ourselves. The National Restaurant Association knows how to put on a show.   I was there to meet up with some of my POS partners, and prospect new business. I spent 2 solid days walking around, talking to technology companies. And there were some interesting things I noticed that seem to be
posera partners with solink

Posera Partners with Solink to Boost Security

Posera partners with Solink. Hospitality software colossus Posera, is teaming up with Solink. Solink, has been at the forefront of loss prevention technology.  Solink, at the beginning, sought to circumvent ATM fraud. Its been instrumental in developing loss prevention technology. Its chief achievements have been in the video monitoring categories.  In recent months and years, Posera has focused on making transactions more secure. From EMV solutions, to pay at the

Your e-Commerce Store, Does it Sell Your Brand?

Does your e-Commerce Store Sell Your Brand?  So, you have a successful brick and mortar store. Time to take it online! But, does your e-commerce store sell your brand?  You're entering a new space. Unlike your neighborhood, where you're the cornerstone of cool. Where people know that your store is the place to buy the latest coolest stuff. The internet is the home of thousands of similar stores.  So how
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Gift & Loyalty Retail

Vend Gift Cards, a Great Way to Make Money!

Vend Gift Cards Since their launch in September 2015, gift cards have proven to be a huge selling point for Vend POS. Vend gift cards are one of our top sellers here at Plastic Printers.   Here's why Vend Gift Cards are taking off: 1.) They bring new customers in. A large number of people who receive gift cards, have never been to your store before. It's a great way

ChowBot Acquired by ShopKeep

POS Behemoth ShopKeep acquires ChowBOT. One of the most obvious trends in the restaurant business, is the move to delivery. Even quite upscale restaurants are now starting to offer delivery. ChowBOT is an awesome system, that allows restaurants to take orders online. It also integrates their online ordering with apps like GrubHub and DoorDash.   But what led to this? People feel drawn to simple and convenient solutions. What's better