Newsletter | May 21, 2012

05.21.12 -- Offer A Mobile POS Solution You Can Be Proud Of

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Point of Sale & Payment Processing Edition

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Offer A Mobile POS Solution You Can Be Proud Of
By Mike Monocello, chief editor
About a month ago, I recorded a video blog on the rising interest in iPads from your customers. More interesting than anything I had to say were the comments from readers. It's clear that, due to customers asking for such solutions so often, many of you have already been forced to devise strategies to either offer — or steer your customers away from — mobile POS (point of sale) solutions.
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2 Simple Ways To Convert POS Trends Into Sales
By Mike Monocello, chief editor
There’s a lot of innovation happening in the POS (point of sale) world today. Customers are asking for mobile solutions for their employees, mobile marketing apps for customers, online marketplaces, digital signage, integrated video surveillance. The list goes on an on. To some POS dealers who’ve been in the space for a long time, all this change might feel overwhelming.
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What Retailers Can Teach You About IP Cameras
By Sue Bresee, publisher
If you’ve been reading your copies of Business Solutions magazine over the past 18 months, you’ve no doubt noticed our increased coverage of IP camera technologies. While many of our readers have expressed an interest in adding such technologies to their line cards, some have questioned if video surveillance fits their business model. You might be one of those solutions providers.
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Who's Your Daily Source For Channel Talk?
By Mike Monocello, chief editor
If you're looking for in-depth features, peer case studies, and thought-provoking trends articles on the technologies you currently sell (or might in the future), Business Solutions magazine has got it covered. But, where do you turn to for channel advice in the days between issues?
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Posiflex Unveils New Fan-Free Touch Screen POS
Posiflex, a manufacturer of industrial grade touch screen POS hardware for over 25 years, recently announced the next evolution in field hardened retail and hospitality POS. The new product, the 15-inch KS7700 all-in-one, fan-free touch screen terminal, is based on the embedded line of second generation Intel Core i3/i5 series.
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Bixolon Releases iOS WiFi And Android Compatible SPP-R300 Mobile Printer
Bixolon, a manufacturer of mobile, receipt, and auto-ID printers, recently announced the release of its new SPP-R300. Compact, rugged, and light weight, the 3-inch SPP-R300 mobile receipt printer provides wireless capability via Bluetooth or Wireless LAN interfaces, and its magnetic card reader allows transactions to be processed immediately.
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Case Study

Boost Profits And Customer Satisfaction With Mobile POS
By pcAmerica

Kabob Hutt, a Persian restaurant in Corona, CA, is a local favorite. The Kabob Hutt's management team wanted to build on their already excellent reputation and implement changes that would make the restaurant run more efficiently, reducing wait times for tables and streamlining service so diners could get their meals even faster.
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Case Study

End-To-End POS Solution Delivers Savings To Restaurant
By Touch Dynamic

POS Partners is a South Elgin, IL-based, VAR that understands the role IT plays in creating a positive customer experience. The reseller, which serves the Illinois and Wisconsin areas, specializes in POS, security, and payment solutions. POS Partners recently did an implementation with Chuck's BBQ, a full-service restaurant in Burbank, IL. Like any good restaurant can attest, Chuck's has periods where its wait staff is slammed with customers. The restaurant's challenge, however, was that as customer traffic spiked, so did the number of mixed up orders, incomplete orders, and other wait staff errors.
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White Paper

Quick-Service Restaurant POS Study
By Posiflex

This white paper analysis is based on a survey conducted on a portion of QSR's readership and their experience with their POS hardware used in their quick service chain restaurants.
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