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To Become A Successful VAR, Do These 3 Things

Merchants looking to purchase a POS system will often involve a VAR in the process. What a VAR brings to the equation is superior experience and expertise as well being as a single point of contact for questions, assistance, and maintenance. Because let’s face it, a merchant is never just buying a POS. Businesses require an entire sales system, which includes equipment, processing, and a gateway, as well as what can be multiple integrations to make them all work […]

Money20/20 2016: A Summary

Key takeaways from Financial Tech’s largest annual convention.
Money20/20 Las Vegas has become a central event for the payments industry, where industry-changing announcements are made every year,
and the “movers and shakers” collaborate on the future of payment technology.
Please find some of the highlights below.

3 Tips to a Smooth EMV Transition for ATMs

Fraud cost US retailers $32 billion dollars in 2014, up from $23 just a year before. Payment companies and merchants have implemented various policies to address the growing fraud problem, most prominently the major liability shift for merchants last October. This year, on October 21, 2016, ATMs were added to the mix. For now, the EMV requirement at ATM includes only MasterCard, but next year Visa will join as well.
Merchants that upgrade their ATMs to EMV will not bear […]

Case Study: An EMV Solution for Browser-Based POS

Navotar, a leading global Car Rental Software provider has partnered with Cardknox Development Inc, a leading payment gateway specializing in EMV payment solutions and integration.  The new partnership will enable users to make payments with Navotar’s cloud-based POS system.
Customers renting cars will now have the ability to log into the Navotar portal to make payments, as well as authorize funds that will be charged when the rental trip is confirmed.

Cardknox Development Announces Its EMV Solution For Browser-Based POS Systems 

Cardknox Development Inc., a leading gateway and payments provider, is proud to announce a solution enabling developers to customize the user experience on payment terminals with an EMV out-of-scope solution.
Before EMV, developers had free reign over customization options on payment terminals. Since the liability shift last October, many developers looked for ways to efficiently accept EMV. Most wisely opted for semi-integration, a time and cost effective solution. However, since semi-integrated is out-of-scope, it effectively locked developers out from making […]

8 Questions to Ask Before Choosing A Terminal

New merchants looking to get set up with credit card processing tend to find the experience overwhelming. Aside from the toll of starting a new business, they now have to choose their processor and equipment. Specifically, when it comes to credit card terminals there are hundreds of options.  Merchants require guidance from their VARs and ISVs on which terminal is best suited to their business.

Processing Pitfalls of Fine Dining

Creating a fine dining experience is crafting the balance between the highest level of food, service and atmosphere. The food service business is an extremely complex operation, and the more streamlined the processes are, the greater chance it has of succeeding. The last thing that a restaurant wants to deal with is complications on the payment processing front.
A common challenge that restaurants face is managing the overhead and administrative operations. Many restaurant managers will be required to stay overtime […]

Next Gen Pharmaceutical POS Systems Focus On The Customer

Now more than ever, businesses are discovering the importance of customer service as a revenue driver.  Consumers have numerous options locally and at the touch of their fingers online. Especially in the pharmaceutical industry, it is essential to have a system in place that ensures customer retention and satisfaction. In today’s busy society, the key to customer satisfaction according to research is an effortless customer experience.