Credit Cards -  Best Practices for Recent Grads

Credit Cards - Best Practices for Recent Grads

By: Chris Francis, Vice President, WorldPay   Before walking across the stage at graduation, college seniors often receive dozens of sample cards and promotional brochures from credit card companies prompting them to apply for and open an account. The problem is that many of these students have never used, let alone maintained, a line of credit. While credit cards offer graduating seniors the opportunity to build credit before entering the “real...

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Noteworthy Point-of-sale News From Around The Media

Stripe Now Lets Marketplaces Onboard New Sellers In Less Than 2 Minutes - VentureBeat (5-25-17)

After $56 Million in VC money, food delivery startup shuts down - Business Insider  (5-25-17)

Google Announces Payment API, Assistant Payments, Targeted Android Pay Loyalty & more  9to5Google.com

Zebra Technologies CEO Comments on Retail, Bar Codes and RFID - Barrons (5-12-17)

Nectar Launches Ultrasound Liquor Pour Spouts - TechCrunch (5-11-17)

Can Square Clip PayPal's Wings? - MarketRealist.com (5-10-17)

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Point Of Sale Industry News

Mastercard Names Ed McLaughlin President of Operations and Technology

04-28-2017

PURCHASE, N.Y. – April 28, 2017 – Mastercard today announced the appointment of Ed McLaughlin to p...

Global Payments Introduces Xenial(TM): First, Cloud-Based Restaurant Management …

05-17-2017

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

National Retail Solutions Provides Digital In-Store Advertising

04-26-2017

NEWARK, N.J., April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- National Retail Solutions (NRS), a subsidiary ...

First Data Unveils Clover Flex, Next Gen of Smart Payments Technology

05-11-2017

First Data Unveils Clover Flex, Next Gen of Smart Payments Technology

May 11, 2017  Latest addition to the Clover family gives business owners greater mobility for...

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Honors Military Members

05-24-2017

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

TNS Launches Multi-carrier Wireless Roaming For Payment Devices Across North Ame…

04-25-2017

April 25, 2017 – Processors, ISOs and device manufacturers across North America can now benefit from...

Verifone Introduces Carbon 8, Latest Innovation in the Carbon #TRANSACT

05-09-2017

Verifone Introduces Carbon 8, Latest Innovation in the Carbon #TRANSACT

LAS VEGAS ETA TRANSACT (May 9, 2017) – Unveiling another beautifully-designed, integrated point of...

Growth of Cyber Crime Puts Consumers and Merchants on Collision Course

05-11-2017

TAMPA (May 10, 2017) – A new survey released by Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI...

SICOM Rolls Out its Drive-Thru Director to a Leading Quick Service Restaurant Ch…

05-02-2017

SICOM Rolls Out its Drive-Thru Director to a Leading Quick Service Restaurant Chain in Europe

Doylestown, PA - May 1, 2017 - SICOM,a leading best-of-breed provider of end-to-end sol...

BONAVENTURE SENIOR LIVING HAS SELECTED POS PARTNERS INC. AS THEIR ENTERPRISE PO…

05-10-2017

POS Partners, Inc. has been selected as the enterprise point of sale service provider for Bonaventur...

Weebly Partners with Google to Bring Android Pay to Online Merchants and Mobile…

05-18-2017

(Embargoed until May 18th, 9:30 AM PT) ​May 18, 2017 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA - ​Weebly​, the glo...

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

05-04-2017

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

Tustin, CA, May 4, 2017   Aures Technologies, Inc., known worldwide for its innovative P...

Conformance Technologies Receives ETA’s PayPal Tech Innovation Award

05-16-2017

Conformance Technologies Receives ETA’s PayPal Tech Innovation Award

May 16, 2017 10:12 AM Eastern Daylight Time RENO, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Conformance Technologies®...

WPP’s VML and Barrows collaborate with Samsung on Connected Pop-Up Store System

05-18-2017

Miami, Florida, May 17, 2017 — WPP agencies VML and Barrows announced a collaboration with Samsung E...

Mastercard is Becoming the Ticket to Ride in More Than 80 Global Cities

05-16-2017

Mastercard is Becoming the Ticket to Ride in More Than 80 Global Cities

MONTREAL – May 16, 2017 – As residents and visitors of the world’s major cities look for the be...

ATMIA Releases Access to Cash Study

04-27-2017

London, UK, Paris, France and Sioux Falls, USA - ATMIA today published a new study on the role ...

CX DISRUPTORS: A Retail Leaders Guide

05-08-2017

LONDON, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- What was once considered cutting edge in retail, such...

Toast Restaurant Operating System Introduces New Takeout and Delivery Features

05-16-2017

BOSTON, May 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Toast Restaurant Operating System, the all-in-one restauran...

Cayan Announces Acquisition of Card Payment Services

05-10-2017

BOSTON, MA - May 10, 2017 - Cayan, a payment technology company, today announced it has acquired Car...

Epson and Restaurant Magic Announce Strategic Partnership at #NRAShow17

05-22-2017

Epson and Restaurant Magic Announce Strategic Partnership at #NRAShow17

CHICAGO, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the National Restaurant Association S...

First Data Launches Global eCommerce Solution for Payment Facilitators

05-18-2017

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the rise of the “sharing” economy, companies across industries are ...

​Mobile Payments Conference - August 28th - 30th 2017​

04-24-2017

The 2017 Mobile Payments Conference will be held at the SwissotelChicago, IL, August 28 – August 30...

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...

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

05-18-2017

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

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

PayApp by iControl™ Wins ETA's 2017 Star Award for "Best...

05-18-2017

PayApp by iControl™ Wins ETA's 2017 Star Award for "Best...

Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) May 19, 2017 iControl Data Solutions (iControl), a leading process improve...

Apple Pay available to Mastercard customers in Italy

05-17-2017

Apple Pay available to Mastercard customers in Italy

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

Star Micronics Introduces the TSP100IIIU Thermal Receipt Printer

05-15-2017

Star Micronics Introduces the TSP100IIIU Thermal Receipt Printer

Somerset, NJ – May 15, 2017 – Star Micronics, leading provider of point of sale and proof of tr...

Sabre Hospitality Unit Reports Possible Breach of Credit Card Data (Krebs)

05-02-2017

From KrebsOnSecurity.com: "Breaches involving major players in the hospitality industry continue to...

Masterpass by Mastercard Gives U.S. Bank Customers Freedom to Shop Across Device…

05-17-2017

Masterpass by Mastercard Gives U.S. Bank Customers Freedom to Shop Across Devices and Channels

Purchase, N.Y. and Minneapolis, Minn. — MAY 17, 2017— U.S. Bank customers now have access to fast, s...

2017 Latin/South America Retail POS Terminal Study-Forecast for Shipments and In…

05-11-2017

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "2017 Latin/South Am...

Microsoft and Oracle lead $55.4b Retail Software Market - IHL Research

05-12-2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - May 12, 2017 - IHL Group announced today the release of its new research that r...

Point of Sale Market Leader Toast Inc. to Expand Headquarters Overlooking Fenway…

04-27-2017

BOSTON, April 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Toast, the all-in-one restaurant technology platform...

Shopgate Enters Australian Market with Best-in-Class Mobile Experiences

05-09-2017

AUSTIN, Texas — May 9, 2017 — Shopgate, Inc., ​a​ leading SaaS shoppin...

MobileBytes Releases Next Generation Online Ordering Technology

05-26-2017

MobileBytes Releases Next Generation Online Ordering Technology

PHOENIX (May 25, 2017) – Point of sale (POS) for iPad innovator MobileBytes has released its next ...

Epson Showcases New Technology in Commercial Label and Package Printing Demo Cen…

05-15-2017

Epson Showcases New Technology in Commercial Label and Package Printing Demo Center in CA

LONG BEACH, Calif., May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson today announced it has enhanced its Ca...

Smartrac Unveils ‘Proofs’ Solution to Turn Brand Products into Unique, Secure Ex…

04-27-2017

Amsterdam (The Netherlands), April 27, 2017 – Leveraging the next generation of its latest, purpose-...

Aptos Commits Multimillion-Dollar Investment to Help Solve Retail’s Toughest Cha…

05-17-2017

ATLANTA, May 17, 2017 – Aptos, Inc., a recognized market leader in retail technology solut...

Samsonite Selects Cloud-Based Aptos Enterprise Order Management

05-11-2017

Samsonite Selects Cloud-Based Aptos Enterprise Order Management

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

CC’s Coffee House Selects PAR Technology’s Cloud-Based Brink POS Software

05-03-2017

New Hartford, NY- May 3, 2017 - ParTech, Inc. (PAR), a leading global provider of point of...

Ibotta Reimagines Shopping App to Introduce Personalized Cash-Back Offers

05-23-2017

DENVER, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ibotta, the leading shopper rewards app, whose u...

Loop Commerce Reveals Top Gifts and Consumer Behavior Insights for Mother’s Day…

05-18-2017

Loop Commerce Reveals Top Gifts and Consumer Behavior Insights  for Mother’s Day 2017

Menlo Park, CA, May 17, 2017 – Loop Commerce, the company behind the award winning GiftNow™ pro...

NCR Unveils the Next Generation of its Counterpoint Channel Software Solution

05-23-2017

Duluth, Ga., May 22, 2017 – NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in omni-channel solu...

Point-of-Sale Software Industry Spurs Rust Belt Rebirth

05-15-2017

Point-of-Sale Software Industry Spurs Rust Belt Rebirth

BUTLER, Pa. – The point-of-sale industry not only provides a valuable technology product to thousand...

Total Merchant Services Partners with Womply to Offer Groovv Insights

05-24-2017

Woodland Hills, Calif. (May 22, 2017) – Total Merchant Services, a leader in payment servi...

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...

Monaco VISA, Cryptocurrency Card, Raises $3M in 3 Days, Announces Instant Cashba…

05-24-2017

Monaco VISA, Cryptocurrency Card, Raises $3M in 3 Days, Announces Instant Cashback

ZUG, Switzerland, May 24th, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Monaco Technology GMBH, the company behind the revo...

MugClubs.com (Bar Loyalty program) arrives at BAR17 #NRAshow17

05-21-2017

MugClubs.com arrives at BAR17 CHICAGO, IL, May 20th, 2017 – The premier solution in Bar and B...

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, ...

GSP’s Erika Escobar Named One of The Top Women in Convenience

05-10-2017

Clearwater, FL, May 10, 2017 – GSP, a leading provider of retail services, is proud to announce...

DoorDash Launches Door To Door Restaurant Delivery In More Than 10 Cities In The…

05-17-2017

SAN FRANCISCO, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DoorDash -- the technology company connec...

FuturePay Increases Average Order Value for Top Online Retailers by More Than 17…

05-23-2017

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (PRWEB) MAY 24, 2017 FuturePay, an instant financing option that allows o...

First Data to Power Alipay in North America

05-09-2017

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--More than 450 million people globally use Alipay to pay for goods an...

Diebold Nixdorf Announces Partnership With Kony for Transformation In Financial…

05-22-2017

NORTH CANTON, Ohio – Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), the global leader in connected commerce, today ann...

Connect&GO and Mobeewave’s Cashless Payment Solution Enabled by Global Payme…

05-25-2017

May 24, 2017 08:47 AM Eastern Daylight Time MONTRÉAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Montreal technology companie...