Unified Commerce Priorities Drive POS Innovation

Checking out is no longer just about completing a transaction. Wherever shoppers make their purchases, they increasingly expect merchants to recognize who they are and provide them with a seamless, relevant experience. These rising expectations are forcing retailers to rethink the POS' roles, capabilities and connections, and to reevaluate how upgraded, highly connected POS systems will fit into their next-generation store experiences.

This Special Report identifies three key IT investment priorities for the POS:

  • Integrate inventory and order management across channels;
  • Modernize in-store systems; and
  • Consolidate customer data across channels.

To find out more about how unified commerce is steering POS priorities, download the full report.


Payment Focus Shifts From EMV To Friction-Free Digital Commerce

A funny thing happened on the way to full EMV adoption in the U.S.: the effort to remove checkout friction from digital commerce — particularly in the fast-rising mobile commerce realm — stole EMV's thunder. Increasingly, consumers want to complete purchases right on their mobile devices, but the checkout experience is still time-consuming and clumsy. Enter: one-click digital payment.

Download this special report to learn more about today's fractured payments landscape, including:

  • How EMV acceptance is pushing fraud risk to SMBs and digital commerce;
  • What's behind the slow adoption of mobile wallets; and
  • 5 steps for mitigating payment fraud risk.

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Are Your Store Systems Stuck In The Dark Ages?

Take this quiz to uncover how the latest digital, mobile, promotional and inventory tracking upgrades can future-proof store system capabilities, including:

  • Cart abandonment retargeting;
  • Loyalty program redemption and management;
  • Real-time payment processing; and
  • Inventory tracking across all locations.

Reducing Online Checkout Friction On A Global Scale

To keep customers coming back, retailers must provide a secure and seamless payment experience that is tailored to each individual's shopping preferences. Download Reducing Online Checkout Friction On A Global Scale to unlock global payment essentials, including:

  • Enabling one-click ordering by storing cardholder data in the most secure way possible;
  • Offering a broad array of payment options in demand in the markets they want to serve; and
  • Simplifying the management of back-end settlement processes.

EMV Chip Cards: The Future Of Payments


Approximately 2.37 billion chip cards have been issued worldwide, helping countries create more secure payment experiences for consumers.

Countries that accept EMV chip cards have seen a variety of benefits. For example, the UK has seen a 72% drop in face-to-face fraud since 2004. Between 2011 and 2013, Canada has seen domestic counterfeit card fraud decrease by 48%.

Want to learn more about how EMV works and why it will impact your business? Access the below infographic, courtesy of the EMV Migration Forum


In Wake Of Data Breaches, SMBs Must Take Precautionary Measures

shadow RTP RT042 SR SMB Nov 2014 FinalLeading up to the holiday season, SMBs are tasked to prepare their stores, associates and systems for the most hectic time of year. Most importantly, these merchants must ensure their customer data and payment systems remain secure.

Over the past year, the retail industry has been rocked by numerous data breaches, with major retailers such as Home Depot, Kmart, Michaels, Neiman Marcus, Sally Beauty Supply, Staples and Target, all falling victim to cybercriminals.


Keep Your Holiday Profits; Avoid The Chargeback Grinch


Although the holiday season provides retailers with their highest revenue streams of the year, the period immediately after can be marred by chargeback fees. These fees spike as much as 50% in the wake of the holidays and have been known to rob retailers of substantial revenue gains, further impacting the bottom line.

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