POS & Payment Processing

RETAIL-FOCUSED WHITE PAPERS & CASE STUDIES

  • Automated Cash Management Technology Becomes A Time Saver For Pennsylvania Hardware Store

    Sometimes seeing is believing. Just ask the owners of Quincy Hardware in Waynesboro, PA, who were so impressed with a demonstration of APG Cash Drawer’s SMARTtill ® Intelligent Cash Drawer Solution that they simply had to have it. Never mind that the store had just deployed two brand-new cash drawers a year earlier.

  • Restaurant POS Can Handle Wave Of Crowds At Jersey Shore

    Hurricane Sandy. Lightning storms. Flooding. These are the punches that Mother Nature has dealt restaurant managers at the Jersey shore in recent years. Also a challenge for these managers is running a business during the busy summer months. Everything, especially the point of sale system, has to be up and running at top performance during these peak times.

  • How uBreakifix Partnered With Payment Middleware Provider To Produce Payments Flexibility And Cross-Border EMV Solutions

    uBreakiFix fixes electronic devices and opened their first brick and mortar location in Orlando, Florida in the summer of 2009. Six years later, uBreakiFix has repaired over 3 million devices, served more than 2.5 million loyal customers, and opened 300+ stores across the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. uBreakiFix has come a long way, but the one thing that will never change is their commitment to providing the best customer service in the tech repair industry.

  • How An ISV's Fixed Pricing & Payments Environment Helped Upsell A Customer

    An agile software development company won the business of a customer expanding to multiple locations thanks to its fixed pricing, payment option flexibility, and improved ease of use for customers

  • Cashless Payment Service Proves Ideal Solution For Hellfest Metal Festival

    Hellfest is a metal festival held annually in Clisson, France, and one of the biggest of its kind. This year (2017), with the number of attendees reaching more than 180,000, innovative logistical solutions were essential for ensuring that the festivities ran smoothly for both guests and performers. The French company PayinTech offered the organizers of Hellfest its payment systems software solution for convenient payment service. However, PayinTech found that most consumer-grade tablets either had insufficient capabilities to run their software or an inconveniently located NFC reader. The company needed more advanced equipment suited for high-volume commercial environments in order to facilitate cashless payments at the festival.

  • How To Fit Your Technology Expertise Into Your Customer’s World

    Selling business technology for many years allows you to develop deep expertise of your products. But, breaking into your customer’s world requires deep expertise of their operations and their needs. Discover how to change your approach with customers to uncover the needs that your products can solve.   

FEATURED POS & PAYMENT PROCESSING PRODUCTS

  • Integrated Solutions

    Whether you are a software developer, Independent Software Vendor (ISV) or a Value Added Reseller (VAR), as a trusted advisor to your customers in the retail systems space you understand the value and benefits of offering integrated payment solutions to meet their needs.  And while you have many options, choosing the right payment processing provider is critical to your success.  You want to engage with a proven processor committed to providing best-in-class technical and customer support as well as an innovative approach that includes you in their business model.

  • PowaPIN

    The market is on the move and as more and more customers buy from their mobile devices, PowaPIN helps businesses keep one step ahead of them. Small, stylish and perfectly formed, PowaPIN is the ideal companion to the T25, or with any mPOS smartphone or tablet.

  • Wasp WLR8900 CCD LR Barcode Scanner The Wasp WLR8900 CCD LR (long-range) barcode scanner series is easy to setup and even easier to use. The lightweight, ergonomic design makes it comfortable for daily use. The Wasp WLR8900 barcode scanner series sends data to your active application as if you typed it from your keyboard.

ABOUT POINT OF SALE (POS) AND PAYMENT PROCESSING

Point of sale (POS) is the place where retail transactions are completed; where payment is exchanged for goods or services. POS is used in many retail industries and many require unique customizations to the hardware and software in order to accommodate their transactions. POS features include scanners, manual and electronic cash drawers, scales, EFTPOS terminals, handheld scanners, touch screens, and many other options. Modern POS systems often act as more than just a system to process transactions by providing inventory management, warehousing, CRM, financials, and more.

In addition to standard on-premise POS systems, modern POS software can be delivered from the cloud in the software as a service (SaaS) model. Cloud-based POS systems can be compatible with traditional POS hardware in addition to mobile devices such as iPads, iPhones, Android devices, and more. Cloud-based POS offers the ability to access data from anywhere there is an internet connection and normally offers faster setup due to it being run remotely.

Payment processing is done by payment processors which are often third party companies hired by a merchant to handle credit card transactions. Payment processors are broken down into two types: front-end and back-end. The front-end processors perform card associations, authorizations, and settlement services while back-end processors accept settlements from front-end processes and move money from issuing banks to merchant banks.

Modern payment processing is usually provided in the software as a service (SaaS) model, giving merchants a single simple electronic portal that allows them to process payments in various forms including recurring payments, web payments, checks, and more all in the same place.