RetailNOW Wrap Up

Part I: Thoughts on the way to Las Vegas RetailNOW is the annual gathering of technology providers to the Grocery, Hospitality and General Retail markets.  The show features many educational programs for both technology vendors and value added resellers (VARs) and a large expo where the providers of retail technology and payments products interact and connect with channel partners.  RetailNOW is unique in that it is the only trade show and...

Read more

Noteworthy Point-of-sale News

Retail Is In 'Panic Mode' Says Dick's Sporting Goods CEO - CNBC (08/15/17)

Amazon Adds Instant Pickup In US Brick-and-mortar Push - Reuters (08/15/17)

Vantiv Seals $10.4 billion merger with Worldpay - CNBC (08/09/17)

Outraged Sellers say Amazon's new refunds policy will 'crush' small businesses - CNBC (08/03/17)

Toast Raises $101 Million To Win Or Die - ReformingRetail.com (08/03/17)

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

Touch Dynamic Redesigns Printer Base Exclusively Around Epson TM-m30 Printer #Re…

08-07-2017

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at RSPA RetailNOW, Epson America, Inc., a le...

Toast POS raises $100 Million - Boston Business Journal

07-25-2017

Boston-based Toast Inc., a startup that makes point-of-sale software systems for restaurants, announ...

Subway Partners with SiteZeus On Development Strategy

07-20-2017

Tampa, FL — July 20, 2017 — The Subway® restaurant chain has partnered with Florida-based location i...

Fred & Ricky’s Plant Delicious Foods Begins Online Ordering & Nationwide…

08-15-2017

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Fred & Ricky's Plant Delicious Foods today announc...

Retail Industry Collaborates on Guideline to Provide Consumers with Richer Produ…

08-02-2017

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GS1 US® collaborated with reta...

Utimaco Hardware Security Modules Achieve Payment Card Industry Compliance

07-25-2017

AACHEN, GERMANY--(Marketwired - Jul 25, 2017) - Utimaco has achieved Payment Card Industry PIN Tran...

RSPA Searching for New Executive Director

08-01-2017

CHARLOTTE, NC | August 1, 2017- The RSPA (Retail Solutions Providers Association) is sea...

Cegid Named a Leader in 2017 FrontRunners Quadrant for Retail Software

08-04-2017

Based on end-user reviews and ratings of over 280 Retail Management products, Software Advice incl...

Mastercard Enhances Artificial Intelligence Capability with the Acquisition of B…

07-17-2017

  PURCHASE, N.Y. – July 17, 2017 – Mastercard (NYSE: MA) today announced it has entered into a...

Bread Raises $126 Million in Equity and Debt Capital

08-02-2017

NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Bread, the consumer purchase finance technology comp...

Pizza Hut Sets Goal Of Hiring Nearly 3,000 Drivers A Month For Rest Of 2017

07-18-2017

PLANO, Texas, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Pizza Hut, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:...

Mastercard and Apple Music Press Play on Priceless Cities Soundracks

08-15-2017

TORONTO – Aug. 15, 2017 – Today Mastercard Priceless Cities is turning up the sounds of summer by an...

C&S Selects Rosie as Leading eCommerce Provider for Independent Grocers

07-11-2017

ITHACA, N.Y., July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosie, the industry leading online grocery shopping...

Marketing Automation Measurement Is Your Window Into Customer Minds

07-10-2017

If you’re a successful retailer, it’s because you are selling a product that you know customers want...

thisopenspace Brings Shopify Point Of Sale Technology To Pop Up Shops Across Nor…

08-01-2017

TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - thisopenspace, North America's leading marketplace for shor...

ECRS' Ignite Event Shows Off Latest Grocery POS Technology

08-03-2017

This past week in Asheville, NC the well known Point-of-sale company ECRS brought together a few hun...

EcoSlips to Disrupt the Retail Industry With Eco-friendly Transaction Slips

08-01-2017

CENTURION, South Africa, Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoSlips is launching a new disruptive se...

Socket Mobile Announces 2017 Second Quarter Release Date and Conference Call

07-20-2017

NEWARK, Calif., July 20, 2017  /PRNewswire/ -- Socket Mobile, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCKT), a leadin...

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

07-10-2017

(Sarasota, Fla.) – The Suncoast Chapter of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) is ...

Quick Service Restaurants Find Big Cost Savings in New Staffing Software

08-09-2017

DENVER, Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Within a month Sales Temperature garnered a 260% increase i...

Deloitte Digital Selected to Redesign Chipotle Mexican Grill’s Mobile Apps

08-17-2017

NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte today announced that Chipotle Mexican Gril...

Cumberland Farms Announces $75 Million In Customer Savings With SmartPay Check-L…

07-18-2017

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Farms, a leading gasoline and convenien...

No need to wait in line!

08-16-2017

Crew Collective & Café and Koomi have developed a technology that enables it. Compliant w...

POS PARTNERS, INC. HAS BEEN SELECTED AS THE POS SOLUTION PROVIDER FOR LOURDES HE…

07-25-2017

POS Partners, Inc. has been selected as the point of sale solution provider for Lourdes Health Syste...

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...

NRF - Imports Set to Hit New Monthly and Annual Records As Retail Sales Increase

08-10-2017

WASHINGTON, August 9, 2017 – Boosted by continuing sales growth, August is expected to be the busies...

Cherry Americas to Provide “New Scoop” at #RetailNow Show

07-27-2017

Pleasant Prairie, WI - July 27, 2017 - Cherry Americas LLC, part of a leading global manufacturer of...

Winery Point of Sale - Martha Clara Vineyard Case Study

07-12-2017

By Glen Schunk, Director of Operations, Martha Clara Vineyards  A year ago, our company switc...

Meijer Changing the Way Parents Shop for Back-to-School Supplies

07-27-2017

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer is making it easier for parents ...

Mastercard Expands QR Payments Choice

07-19-2017

PURCHASE, N.Y. – July 19, 2017 – Mastercard today outlined plans for greater choice in retail paymen...

​Ritu Kumar Selects Manthan’s Advanced Retail Analytics to Power Merchandising D…

06-30-2017

SANTA CLARA, CA, June 30, 2017: Manthan, a leader in Big Data, Advanced Analytics and Artificial Int...

EMVCo Publishes QR Code Payment Specifications to Promote Global Interoperabili…

07-31-2017

31 July 2017 – EMVCo, the global technical body that manages the EMV® Specifications, has publicly r...

POS Terminal Market: Growth Boosted by Stipulations to Comply With Secured Syste…

07-17-2017

ALBANY, New York, July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research's new report on th...

The Fusion of Physical and Digital Worlds Reinvents Beauty Brick-and-mortar Reta…

07-31-2017

PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With hundreds of new doors opening in vario...

Crane’s Merchandising Systems Launches Enhanced Alert Management Feature for Cas…

08-01-2017

WILLISTON, S.C. – August 1, 2017 – Crane Merchandising Systems, a Crane Co. Company and th...

Meet with Partner Tech, the Intelligent Solution Provider at RSPA's #RetailNOW

08-04-2017

Stop by Booth #325 to learn more about Partner Tech’s ground breaking up to 5 year warranty and our ...

Chain Restaurants Call For Congressional Action on Outdated Ethanol Law

07-06-2017

Harmful Old Mandate Continues Despite New Market Consequences WASHINGTON, July 6, 2017 – The Nation...

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...

Consumers Want More Features From E-Commerce Apps

08-01-2017

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers increasingly want and expect high-tech, pers...

KinerjaPay Launches Gift Card Center for Platform Customers and Bitcoin Account …

08-02-2017

JAKARTA, Indonesia, August 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- KinerjaPay Corp., (OTCQB: KPAY), a d...

Mobile payments from Denmark, Norway, and Sweden are now accepted by companies w…

08-01-2017

Mobiamo has announced its partnership with Telenor Digital in Norway, Denmark, and Sweden to help ev...

Cole Haan Selects Aptos Enterprise Order Management to Support Omni-Channel Reta…

07-13-2017

ATLANTA, July 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aptos, Inc., a recognized market leader in retail te...

Now Track Online Web Orders With GiftLogic Point of Sale for Greater...

07-27-2017

Englewood, FL (PRWEB) July 28, 2017 GiftLogic's Point of Sale system can be used to manage both ret...

Netsurion Enhances Partner Program to Provide New Features and Added Support #Re…

08-07-2017

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RSPA RetailNOW® 2017 — Netsurion, a lea...

Como Brings Enterprise-Level Customer Engagement to Every U.S. Brick-and-Mortar …

07-19-2017

NEW YORK, July 19, 2017 – Como (www.como.com), a global leader in cloud-based customer engagement so...

Casio Releases Cloud-Based Point-Of-Sale Solution #RetailNOW

08-08-2017

DOVER, N.J., Aug. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio America, Inc., is proud to announce its new...

Customer Expectations for On-the-Go: Mobile Ordering

07-18-2017

By: Bobby Marhamat, COO of Revel Systems Innovations in online ordering have only become more effic...

LOURDES HEALTH SYSTEM, MEMBER OF TRINITY HEALTH, SELECTS POS PARTNERS AS THEIR P…

07-14-2017

POS Partners, Inc. has been selected as the point of sale solution provider for Lourdes Health Syste...

Epson Congratulates Partner ’Vendor of Excellence Awards’ Winners at RSPA Retail…

08-14-2017

LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson America, Inc., a leading supplier of va...

DNP Showcases Photo Printing Solutions for Retail Industry at NACDS Total Store …

08-16-2017

CONCORD, North Carolina – At NACDS Total Store Expo 2017, DNP Imagingcomm America Corporation (booth...

The Vitamin Shoppe Collaborates with Liquid Agency to Launch SPARK AUTO DELIVERY

08-14-2017

SECAUCUS, N.J., Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vitamin Shoppe® (NYSE: VSI), an omni-channel...

NRF Supports Nominee to Lead Customs Agency

07-11-2017

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2017– The National Retail Federation today called on the Senate to confirm U.S...

Back-to-College Spend to Outpace Back-to-School Spend Twofold

07-19-2017

NEW YORK, July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Retailers that promote back-to-college offers and s...

Cayan Adds EMV Certification with Worldpay

08-17-2017

BOSTON, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In the world of payments, security and seamless transactions a...