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...

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Point Of Sale Industry News

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...

Vantiv To Teach Teens Responsible Spending

05-18-2017

Malauzai Partners with Vantiv to Launch SmartKid Control to Teach Teens and Tweens Responsible Spend...

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05-31-2017

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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 ...

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07-14-2017

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North American Bancard Holdings Acquires Total Merchant Services

05-17-2017

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WPP’s The Store Hosts Global Retail Forum

05-18-2017

MIAMI, FL (May 16, 2017) – WPP, the world’s largest communications group, brings the WPP Global Reta...

Focus POS Previews Cloud-Based Solution at NRA Show 2017

06-08-2017

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SMKG Completes 3rd Tranche of Investment with Primeline HK Ltd

06-08-2017

NEW YORK, June 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - SmartCard Marketing Systems, Inc. (OTC: SMK...

Wirecard Adds Key Executives, Brad Fauss and Kevin Brown, to Fuel Their North Am…

05-31-2017

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pennsylvania, May 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Wirecard AG, a leading...

Mastercard Launches MLB All-Star Game Sweepstakes Exclusively at BJ’s Wholesale …

04-24-2017

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06-20-2017

CHICAGO, IL (June 19, 2017) – The 13th annual Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE)...

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06-07-2017

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Wickes Kicks Off Busiest Season with Point of Sale Transformation Pilot

05-10-2017

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06-28-2017

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NRF PROTECT to Honor Law Enforcement, Loss Prevention Experts

06-26-2017

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2017 – Three members of the law enforcement and retail loss prevention communit...

Quotient Helps Obtain Patent Win for Retailers

05-25-2017

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Restaurant Industry Veteran to Share Industry Insights on Millennials at Sarasot…

07-10-2017

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05-17-2017

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06-13-2017

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Sculpture Hospitality Accelerates Growth While Celebrating 30th Anniversary #NRA…

05-19-2017

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05-09-2017

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05-07-2017

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

05-23-2017

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07-10-2017

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05-19-2017

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Amazon Drives Consumer Tech Growth Amid Flat Retail Market

07-11-2017

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

06-26-2017

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Focus POS Hosts a Successful 2017 Tech Conference

05-08-2017

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05-31-2017

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McGill University set to become the world leader in retail management education …

05-12-2017

Gift to serve as catalyst for launch of international school in retail management in the heart of Mo...

Star Micronics Releases Peripheral Support with the mPOP, Mobile Point of Purcha…

06-01-2017

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07-06-2017

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Artificial Intelligence Comes to the Rescue for the Retail Industry

04-24-2017

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05-22-2017

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06-08-2017

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05-03-2017

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Aptos to Acquire TXT Retail, Global Provider of Merchandise Lifecycle Management…

07-24-2017

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Shoe Palace Selects Aptos Retail Technology Solutions to Step Up Its Customer Ex…

05-23-2017

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06-22-2017

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05-22-2017

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06-20-2017

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06-08-2017

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Aures Introduces Colorful, Customizable Sango POS Terminal for U.S. Market

05-04-2017

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L2 Report Identifies Digital Strategies for Department Stores to Confront Sinkin…

06-21-2017

NEW YORK, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital benchmarking firm L2 Inc releases its annual L2 ...

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05-16-2017

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Rooam Launches Payment Platform with Instant Close Tab Feature ​For Hospitality…

05-10-2017

Launched in the D.C. market, Rooam offers a new, secure and convenient way for people to immediate...

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...

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05-12-2017

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05-24-2017

Munich, 24th May 2017 – the Smart Payment Association (SPA), the trade body of the smart payments ...

Unified Commerce To Dominate Retail Software Spending - IHL

06-14-2017

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ScanSource to Acquire Payments Industry Leader, POS Portal

06-29-2017

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04-28-2017

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ControlScan Releases New SecureEdge PCI Program Management Platform

05-09-2017

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