How To Use Customer Service As a Loyalty-Building Tool

Good customer service is an important goal for any company. Customers who have bad experiences are not only unlikely to come back, but are also likely to spread the bad word to friends and associates or to publish bad reviews on review sites. In addition, it’s six times more expensive to obtain a new customer than it is to retain an old one. Offering quality customer service is an excellent...

Read more

Noteworthy Point-of-sale News

Best and Worst Food Ordering Apps - TheStreet.com (7/19/17)

Trump Hotels Hit by Third Credit Card Breach In 2 Years - KrebsOnSecurity.com (7/19/17)

Shopify Adding eBay As Sales Channel For Merchants - TechCrunch (7/13/17)

PayPal Should Spend More Than $12 Billion and Buy Square - The Street (7/12/17)

Stripe Strikes Alipay and WeChat Pay Deal For China Access BBC.com (7-10-17)

Canada Releases Glow In The Dark Coins - CNBC (6/29/19)

See more noteworthy point-of-sale articles here

We know there's plenty of great POS related content out there, if you think an article is worth listing here, please use the footer menu to let us know.

Point Of Sale Industry News

Retail Sales is Projected to Generate $19.5 Billion by 2021

05-17-2017

"Home Organization Market: Retail and Industry Trends and Analysis" is the authoritative market rese...

Alcoholic Beverage Control Board Deploys Intellicheck's Age ID To Avert Underage…

05-18-2017

JERICHO, NEW YORK - May 18, 2017 - The Durham County Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (ABC) in North...

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Honors Military Members

05-24-2017

CHICAGO, IL – May 20, 2017 – The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF)...

Texas Humor Enhances Mobile Shopping Experience Through App Powered by Shopgate

07-18-2017

AUSTIN, Texas – July 18, 2017 – Shopgate, the leading SaaS shopping app platform, today announced Te...

Apple Pay Sees Double-digit Growth, Ties With PayPal

05-09-2017

PITTSBURGH, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail purchases made with Apple Pay are growing, ...

How To Use Customer Service As a Loyalty-Building Tool

07-20-2017

Good customer service is an important goal for any company. Customers who have bad experiences are n...

Aptos Announces New Episode of Award-Winning Commerce of Caring Podcast

05-02-2017

APTOS ENGAGE 2017 – HOLLYWOOD, Fla., May 1, 2017 – Aptos’ award-winning Commerce of C...

Mobile & Tablet Retailing in the UK 2017

07-05-2017

NEW YORK, July 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile & Tablet Retailing in the UK 2017 Summary Mobile...

Pangea Money Transfer Donating 1% of All Transactions to Mexico on IDFR

06-15-2017

CHICAGO, June 15, 2017 -- Pangea Money Transfer, a remittance app built for the mobile user, is dona...

First Data Launches New Merchant Solution to Prevent Fraud Across All Commerce C…

06-01-2017

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling t...

IHL Forecasts 263% Growth in Retail SaaS Market

05-22-2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - May 22, 2017 - The Retail Software-as-a-Service market is experiencin...

Worldpay’s Vice Chairman Ron Kalifa Named in Top 100 of Ethnic Minority Leaders …

05-25-2017

25 May  2017 – London — Today, Worldpay’s vice chairman Ron Kalifa has ranked in third pla...

Ebates Father’s Day Survey: Electronics, Tools and Sports Tickets Top Gift Wish …

06-13-2017

SAN FRANCISCO—June 13, 2017 – Ebates, a leader and pioneer in cash back shopping and subsidiary of t...

City Furniture Taps IBM for iOS Enterprise Apps to Deliver Personalized In-Showr…

05-23-2017

TARAMAC, Fla. and ARMONK, N.Y., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- City Furniture,&nbs...

The Fed Hikes .25% but Chase Hikes 5.75% or 2,300% more than the Fed

06-19-2017

Some people call it the trickle-down economy, while some folks claim that it's just trickle up to Wa...

Aztec Exchange Launches PayMe in Canada with EDI Gateway

06-06-2017

Early payment solution available to small- to mid-sized businesses on leading Electronic Data In...

The Evolution of POS

05-05-2017

Guest article by Christopher Sebes, President of Heartland Commerce The Point of Sale system is arg...

Retail Imports to Keep Growing Through the Summer - NRF

05-09-2017

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2017 – Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports should see steady inc...

SapientRazorfish Releases New Research for Retailers on Transforming Omni-Channe…

06-27-2017

NEW YORK, June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SapientRazorfish, part of Publicis.Sapient, today relea...

Retail Executives Convene for the Velocity My Private Brand Conference

07-12-2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Velocity: the rate of speed&nbs...

Icon Solutions Expands its Payments Expertise to American and Canadian Market

05-22-2017

London, 17 May 2017, Icon Solutions, the independent IT payment specialist technology provider ...

Lightspeed appoints Laith Murad to the role of Chief Marketing Officer

05-31-2017

Murad’s marketing strategy will spotlight continual development, customer acquisitions and retention...

Whirlpool Activates Google Home Functionality, Bringing Google Assistant Capabil…

05-17-2017

Editors note: I've always harbored a secret desire to talk to my dishwasher... not! BENTON HARBOR, ...

JML Benefits From TrueCommerce’s Leading Trading Partner Platform

05-17-2017

TrueCommerce, a global provider of trading partner connectivity and integration solutions, announced...

Sizer Launches New Sizer-Lite Recommendation Engine to Bring Retailers’ Size Cha…

05-16-2017

HERZLIYA, Israel, May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Most online stores provide size guide...

CloudSense and Axsy Launch Retail KICK to Digitize Retailers’ Offline Experience

07-20-2017

LONDON, July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CloudSense, the Salesforce-native omnichannel commerce pl...

As a ’Company with a Cause,’ Beyond, Payment Provider, Attracts Top Sales Talent

07-18-2017

PRINCETON, N.J., July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Beyond Inc., a start-up provider of payment proc...

Global Payments Partners with CaixaBank, Samsung, Visa & Arval to Establish …

07-14-2017

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider of payment...

Lightspeed Announces Comprehensive Data Analytics Tool for Independent Retailers

05-09-2017

Canadian Retail POS technology leader empowers independent businesses with the most powerful data an...

How Retailers CAN Stay Safe from Hefty FCC Fines in SMS Marketing

06-30-2017

Over the past few years, SMS marketing has been a steadily growing trend among retailers.  SMS ...

TouchBistro Restaurant Point-of-Sale Raises CDN $16.3 million in Series C Financ…

05-31-2017

Led by Napier Park Financial Partners and Japan-based Recruit Holdings  New funds will be use...

Visa has Elevated its Own Interests Above Those of Americans in its Cashless Cha…

07-17-2017

London, United Kingdom & Sioux Falls, SD, USA - ATMIA today released a statement questioning Vis...

Shoptalk USA 2018: Announcing First 100 Sponsors--Ticket Prices Go Up Friday

05-23-2017

We’re excited to launch Shoptalk’s 2018 U.S. event with the first 100 sponsors already confirmed. Mo...

AEVI and Tanda Partner to Simplify Workforce Management for Business Owners

05-24-2017

London 24/05/17 – AEVI has today announced a partnership with Australian-based technology company Ta...

Taking Coupon Personalization to a New Level

06-18-2017

By David Florence, CEO Mobisave Couponing has been modernized by the emergence of downloadable and...

Clearent Helps Businesses Process Chip Card Transactions Faster

06-27-2017

Clayton, MO (PRWEB) June 28, 2017 Today, Clearent is launching Quick Chip Technology to business ow...

First Data Introduces Local Payments Solution to Power Cross-Border Global Comme…

06-26-2017

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The rise of global commerce is creating an increasingly borderless econom...

Conformance Technologies Inks Deal with Pivotal Payments

07-11-2017

RENO, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Conformance Technologies®, a fast-growing provider of operating systems...

Sterling Payment Technologies Launches New Website

05-22-2017

TAMPA, FLA. (PRWEB) MAY 22, 2017 – Sterling Payment Technologies, a leading provider of se...

Sephora SEA Chooses Dynamic Yield to Personalize the Entire Customer Journey

06-22-2017

NEW YORK, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynamic Yield, the Personalization Technology Stack, to...

Vantiv To Acquire Paymetric

04-30-2017

Builds upon Vantiv's strategy to expand into high-growth channels and verticals Increases Vanti...

Apple Pay available to Mastercard customers in Italy

05-17-2017

Mastercard Digital Enablement Service Ensures Safe and Secure Payments with Apple Pay Milan – May...

Chico’s FAS partners with First Insight

06-22-2017

PITTSBURGH, PA and FORT MYERS, FLORIDA – June 22, 2017 – First Insight, Inc., a technology company t...

Vantiv’s triPOS Mobile Named Winner of 11th Annual Pay Award #NRAshow17

05-19-2017

CINCINNATI, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV), a leading provider of ...

Brandleap Distributed Ecommerce Service Aims to Help Brands & Brick & Mo…

06-20-2017

AUSTIN, Texas, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Austin, Texas-based startup Brandleap aims to ...

Pinup Girl Clothing Selects Mi9 Retail for e-Commerce

07-17-2017

MIAMI, July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mi9 Retail, a leading provider of omni-channel commerc...

Michigan Good Food Fund Tops $10.5 Million Milestone In Statewide Good Food Inve…

05-17-2017

DETROIT, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six food enterprises in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, So...

Star Micronics Introduces New Line of Genuine Star Receipt Paper

05-17-2017

Always leading - always innovating, Star Micronics is proud to offer a full line of innovative and r...

National Retail Federation Names Legislator of the Year

07-19-2017

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2017 – The National Retail Federation today named Representative Mike Kelly, R-...

North American Bancard Holdings Acquires Total Merchant Services

05-17-2017

Acquisition further accelerates North American Bancard’s growth in business payment solutions and se...

Trax Acquires Nielsen Store Observation (NSO) Assets in USA

07-12-2017

SINGAPORE, July 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Trax, the world leader in computer vision for retail, ...

Mastercard Launches Several New APIs for Developers Hub

06-27-2017

The enhanced suite of APIs includes new offerings focused on Masterpass QR, spend alerts and con...

Samsonite Selects Cloud-Based Aptos Enterprise Order Management

05-11-2017

ATLANTA, May 11, 2017 – Aptos, Inc., a recognized market leader in retail technology solutions, toda...

Retailers Welcome Reports That House Will Drop Efforts to Repeal Debit Card Swip…

05-24-2017

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2017 – The National Retail Federation welcomed reports tonight that House Republ...