November 5, 2014

 

Reliability and customer comfort are just two of the advantages casual dining chain Hooters of America receives from its POS environment, which is based on traditional fixed POS terminals. The Atlanta-based chain, which operates 190 corporate stores as well as 12 franchised locations where it supports POS operations, has been using POS hardware from Posiflex Business Machines since 2006.

October 13, 2014

VeriFone Systems announced RubyCi, an integrated site controller and point-of-sale (POS) solution designed to enable average-sized convenience stores and petroleum retailers to more efficiently manage their POS, payment and fueling systems and prepare their payments infrastructure for EMV.

August 27, 2014

With all the attention being paid to mobile commerce, wearable technology and other cutting-edge developments in the world of retail IT, the in-store POS terminal is sometimes taken for granted. However, employing a rugged, durable POS terminal that can withstand the rigors of the modern retail environment can have a major impact on in-store customer experience and sales.

August 25, 2014

As payment and POS technology continues to evolve ever more rapidly, it is more critical than ever to make sure that your POS equipment is up-to-date.

July 28, 2014

Fujitsu is partnering with OnCue Technologies, a developer of in-aisle point-of-information solutions, to resell OnCue Technologies' InfoCue and Expert OnCue mini-kiosk solutions to big-box, grocery, beverage and hardware retailers in the U.S.

May 29, 2014

Nxt-ID Inc., a biometric authentication company focused on the m-commerce market, is releasing its next generation smart wallet, Wocket.

January 15, 2014

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores has selected NCR Corp. to install NCR point-of-sale software and technology in its more than 300 locations across 39 states.

January 14, 2013

NCR Corp. announced that DSW Inc. will expand its use of NCR Advanced Store point-of-sale software to offer DSW shoppers mobile POS functionality and returns throughout the chain.

November 27, 2012

Traditionally, cash office management and the reconciliation process have relied on manual procedures, such as counting currency and coin by hand, creating handwritten check deposits, and keying totals into the POS system. Many retailers have used the same cash office procedures for years, with the procedures inconsistently executed from store to store. Chain Store Age talked with Balance Innovations’ Janette Davis about how technology is bringing new efficiencies to cash office management.

August 28, 2012

Self-checkout technology continues to rise in importance at retailers in North America, according to a new study by IHL Group.

August 8, 2012

EcoATM, a start-up known for its innovative kiosks that fully automates the buy-back of used mobile phones and other portable electronics, has made its first major expansion outside of California by installing 28 kiosks in malls throughout Texas.

June 20, 2012

By Ed Weiser, Motorola Solutions

June 1, 2012

An IBM "Institute of Business Value" study revealed that self checkout is the preferred way to shop for most consumers today, and more than half said they want to use a mobile device to scan while shopping, and to do final checkout at a self-checkout station.

January 17, 2012

A new global standard for retail payments designed to help exchange data between payment terminals and POS terminals and support new payment technologies has been released by the Association for Retail Technology Standards (ARTS) and EPASOrg, which sets card payment standards in Europe.

November 2, 2011

ATM owner Cardtronics said Wednesday it has completed its acquisition of Access to Money, an operator of merchant-owned ATMs and provider of cash machines to two major multi-unit retailers.

October 31, 2011

The global market for self-checkout has continued to thrive despite a difficult retail environment, according to a new report by London-based strategic research and consulting firm RBR.

October 5, 2011

A majority of U.S. consumers believe that self-service technologies such as self-checkout and kiosks improve the store experience, with almost half of younger shoppers preferring to use self-checkout in stores, according to a new survey by The NPD Group for NCR Corp.

September 20, 2011

Retail ATM owner Cardtronics said Tuesday that it has forged an ATM managed services agreement with Lakewood, Colo.-based FirstBank, covering the segment of its ATM network located in King Soopers grocery stores.

March 16, 2011

A Wednesday report by Bloomberg said that Google plans to start testing a mobile-payment service at stores in New York and San Francisco within four months.

January 12, 2011

Beverages & More has launched a next-generation technology initiative based around NRF/ARTS (Association for Retail Technology Standards) standards coupled with cloud computing and high-performance technology and service providers that include NCR Corp., Verifone, Retail Anywhere, Trevarian, and Anametrix.

January 10, 2011

At the National Retail Federation Convention in New York City on Monday, Fujitsu announced the unveiling of a new checkout technology that is designed to significantly reduce checkout times, improve customer experience and reduce operational costs.

November 23, 2010

Mobile is not just another customer communications channel; it is rapidly evolving into an effective commerce channel.

November 8, 2010

Toys “R” Us said Tuesday that it has introduced several new advancements in its mobile...

September 20, 2010

NCR ranks as the world’s largest self-checkout supplier with revenues estimated at nearly three times...