U.S. retailers have begun using EMV technology to accept payment via chip cards — but the question of how to authenticate the user persists.
Location-based technology and its impact on how your merchant clients can leverage it to enhance customer experience was a topic for a panel at BlueStar’s VARTECH 2015.
At BlueStar’s VARTECH 2015, members of the customer experience panel listed tech trends VARs should support to help their merchant IT clients increase customer engagement.
Your merchant IT clients may want to leverage technology to enhance customer experience, but finding a place to start can be difficult. At BlueStar’s VARTECH 2015, members of the customer experience panel offered advice for beginning a project and keeping it in the proper perspective.
Chester Ritchie, SVP of strategic partnerships at Worldpay, and Donte Kim, president of Nodus Technologies, discussed opportunities in payments solutions and payment processing at Channel Transitions VAR/MSP Executive Conference, powered by Business Solutions, on Sept. 24 at the DoubleTree Chicago-Downers Grove.
Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in point of sale, payment processing and data collection news, Vantiv launches a new payments security suite, Honeywell unveils a new thermal printer and a new mobile computer, Janam announces a new rugged mobile computer, and Zebra introduces new tablets and software migration services.
Last night, I had my first, real-life experience with EMV. If this is representative of what the U.S. transition to EMV will be like, it’s going to be a long, unpleasant process.
October 1 marked the shift in liability for fraudulent credit card transactions from issuing banks to the party with the least compliant EMV technology. As of this date, most card-accepting U.S. merchants face liability for fraudulent transactions if they are not EMV-ready.
After a disaster, it’s important to help your merchant clients stay connected to the outside world. Business continuity is crucial in the wake of disasters, when communication is essential.
Nearly 8 in 10 (78 percent) of SMB retailers have not yet adopted EMV-ready systems according to a study that surveyed small businesses and their customers on EMV readiness.