Loyalty Cards
Gift & Loyalty Restaurant Retail

“How To” Guide for Loyalty Programs

How do you compete if you’re a small retailer or restaurant? Loyalty cards are an important part of retail or restaurant businesses these days. You compete everyday with big box stores, fast food chains, and online shopping.  And honestly, you can’t give shoppers the rock bottom pricing these places can.  So how do you compete? It’s all about customer experience.  The customer should WANT to come to your store, or
hotel and restaurant data breaches
Payments POS News Restaurant Retail

Hotel and Restaurant Data Breaches…..

Hotel and Restaurant Data Breaches With new technology coming out every day, comes new threats.  But with these threats, how prepared is your business?  The hospitality industry, is the most under-prepared for this. Ransomware, spyware, and data breaches are almost common these days. It's beginning to be ridiculous.  But where do your weaknesses lie? Legacy Systems / Hotel and Restaurant Data Breaches 70% or more of hotels, and restaurants are
POS News

Revel Systems is a Payment Processor now?

Revel Systems is a Payment Processor now? How genius is that?!  Payment processors have been gobbling up POS companies lately.  And it's clear that processing is big money.  But to think that Revel Systems would become a payment processor itself...  Something I hadn't even considered! I had falsley assumed that when Revel Systems hooked up with First Data,that they'd locked down their processing options.  I guess I was thinking far
pos moving to the cloud
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
gift cards make you more money
Gift & Loyalty

Gift Cards Make You More Money!

If the title doesn't say it all, gift cards make you more money. They just do. If you're a retailer, restaurateur, spa, salon, or any consumer based business, you need them. Gift cards are like printing money for yourselves, but only if you use them correctly.  Many business owners buy gift cards and see little success. But it's not a problem with gift cards, and it's not their customers... It's
pos moving to the cloud

POS Moving to the Cloud? NRA Show 2017

Is the Restaurant Industry POS Moving to the Cloud? The NRA show is coming up in 2 short weeks. It's time to get ready for Chicago, talking with restaurant owners, and POS providers alike.  It should be an exciting year at the show. It's this opportunity many POS companies take, to launch new products. And while the focus is moving to the cloud, it's interesting to see how legacy POS