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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Is Free POS Really Free?

May 27, 2015

Frequent visitors to this site should already know that incorporating a point of sale (POS) software system can significantly improve and streamline their business. After installing a POS system, most restaurateurs and restaurant managers can’t remember how they got by without it. Finding the right POS system for you might require a trial period, especially since this system may require a substantial investment. To save on these costs, you might decide to try a free POS software, limiting your investment and allowing you to get your feet wet without committing to one system. But is free POS really free? The Good The obvious benefit of a free POS system is just that – it’s free! The web is full of point of sale programsContinue Reading …

EMV Adoption in America

May 14, 2015

After years of rumors and discussion, EMV technology is finally coming to the U.S. in a big way. Recent large-scale data breaches among companies like Target and Home Depot are pushing credit and debit card issuers in America toward this new technology in a hurry. Restaurateurs need to be aware of how this will affect their shops – and what they can do to prepare. What is EMV? EMV is a global standard for securing electronic transactions that has been developed over the last two decades. Originally created by credit card giants Europay, MasterCard and Visa, the corporation that oversees EMV now includes American Express, Discover, JCB and China UnionPay. The group has ushered in the worldwide use of “chip cards,” credit cards with aContinue Reading …

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