Peter Charpentier

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Six Ways Technology Has Changed Traditional Payments

Payments experiences have changed significantly over the last few decades. Improved technology, customers’ needs for convenience, security measures and regulations have all helped transform how we pay for goods and services. If you look back at history, cash was the predominant mode of payment for a while. Soon after, checks became a practical option for large ticket purchases, allowing shoppers to carry less cash. Then came the plastic credit and debit cards – allowing consumers to have thinner wallets but larger purchasing power.

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The Android Platform: What It Is and How Your Business Can Benefit from It.

When talking about Android for payments, most people think of a smart POS using the Android Operating System (OS). The devices themselves are a central piece of the puzzle but there is so much more to the Android platform than meets the eye. Understanding the Android Platform and its many components is critical to getting the most out of Android for payments.

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5 Use Cases That Food and Drug Retailers Need to Offer Their Customers

More than any other retail establishment, the Food and Drug merchants are at the heartbeat of our culture. These grocery stores and pharmacies play an important role in shaping what we do with our time and how we interact with others around meals, events, celebrations, etc. Whether it is people buying produce to cook a meal for their family & friends or picking up prescription medication for their needs, these retail stores are essential to our lives.

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Understanding Emerging Retail Trends for Grocery Stores

Merchants can have a positive impact on the customer checkout experience by providing quick service, implementing a simple interface, offering a variety of payment options and more. In a unique environment like grocery, fulfilling these needs can be challenging - but the most logical way to elevate the commerce experience is to have a complete understanding of current retail trends and how they can help grocers create loyal customers.

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What Should You Look for in a Payment Solution?

One of the most important pieces of technology in your business is your payment acceptance solution. It enables you to securely accept electronic payments from your customers and can help improve their customer experience. But let’s face it. You’ve had a system in place for years which is now slow and doesn’t accept all forms of electronic payments (EMV, contactless, etc.). In addition, you’ve realized how consumers these days are used to so many unique shopping experiences. You wish to have the growth and innovation in your business. You want a solution that is not only technologically advanced but takes your customers’ experience to the next level.

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