Category Archives: POS Hardware Trends

Capitol Credit Union Affiliation

Hello to our fantastic CCU business members, Capitol Credit Union is always striving to provide our members with the best  class of services for their businesses. We are proud to announce our affiliation with Austin-based U.S. Merchant Payment Solutions LLC, a 23 year old Merchant Payment Services company with over 50 years of combined experience … Continue reading Capitol Credit Union Affiliation

Accepting PIN numbers on your POS system? You need to now!

Accepting PIN numbers on your POS system?   You need to now! You will not be routinely jotting your name on payment slips and checkout terminals much longer. MasterCard, Discover, American Express and now Visa plan to ditch the signature requirement at merchants in April.   Here is a quick recap of the statements from the … Continue reading Accepting PIN numbers on your POS system? You need to now!

Happy Anniversary EMV!

Published in the Groesbeck Texas Chamber of Commerce Winter Quarterly   While the first anniversary of the EMV liability shift quickly approaches in October, we can expect the card brands, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover, to paint a more positive picture than perhaps actually exists. Why is EMV chip card acceptance important to businesses … Continue reading Happy Anniversary EMV!

Stop Wasting Time and Money, upgrade to a cloud tablet POS

If you’re resisting the move to more futuristic payment processes, you are by no means alone. In late 2015, a study by the research firm Software Advice found that 63% of retail and restaurant operators still didn’t have a digital POS system in place. This is a remarkably high number considering the efficiencies that tablet and … Continue reading Stop Wasting Time and Money, upgrade to a cloud tablet POS

Restaurants fight card fraud with tableside payments

U.S. eateries slowly adopting European pay-at-table approach We now have chips embedded into our credit cards. That must mean they’re totally safe from fraud, right? Wrong. Countries that have used chip cards for years still take measures to keep your card information from getting into the wrong hands. Americans may now be getting more secure … Continue reading Restaurants fight card fraud with tableside payments