Point of Sale

Elo Paypoint debuted at Polo Championship at WestWorld

GCG Consulting, Inc. debuted a new POS unit by Elo using Verifone Cloud POS software at the Polo Championship held at WestWorld in Scottsdale, AZ. Overview PayPoint is an all-in-one mPOS solution that brings simplicity and elegance to the point of sale. Offering sleek, modern style with peripherals built in, the PayPoint platform is retail […]

Retailers Need to Prep for High-Tech Card Chips and Digitized Shopping

January 19, 2016 This past decade brought us the iPhone, the maturation of the Internet of Things and the ability to pay with a dip, a tap, a text and a blink. We saw social platforms launch, unify the globe and then surpass 1.5 billion users, more than the population of the biggest country on […]

How Can Merchants Close the EMV-NFC Knowledge Gap?

One of the more perplexing elements of the slow, long-awaited march to EMV-chip cards in the U.S. is the lack of awareness that still pervades among merchants and consumers alike. At the same time, mobile wallets such as Apple Pay have had no trouble becoming household names despite having fairly low adoption. Three months past […]

What’s in Your (Digital) Wallet? Chances Are, At Least One Proprietary Card

Ever since the launch of Apple Pay more than a year ago, mobile wallets have followed a pattern of recruiting financial institutions to enable their network-branded credit and debit cards to work in the wallet apps. But retailers are getting in on this action, as well, with their proprietary cards, and research released on Tuesday […]

Black Friday Continues As an Online Hit, But Thanksgiving Not Far Behind

Holiday shoppers took advantage of online deals on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, ringing up $2.8 billion in sales for retailers, according to research firm comScore Inc. Online sales on Thanksgiving topped $1.1 billion, a 9% increase from $1 billion in 2014.Black Friday sales of $1.7 billion were 10% higher than $1.5 […]

Is your Business PCI compliant?

  The Payment Card Industry security standards council’s PCI 3.0 revision, revealed in January, adds requirements that take effect at the end of June, putting unprepared merchants at risk of fines if they suffer a breach. The new rules require that merchants consistently monitor their network and communicate clearly with third-party security service providers about […]

Big Changes to Come for All Businesses Accepting Credit Cards!

  This October, whether businesses are ready for it or not, Payment Networks’ Liability shift associated with EuroPay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV) is due to take effect in the United States. This change will leave the merchants with the liability for any counterfeit fraud that goes on in their place of business. The big selling […]

VeriFone Names Paul Galant Chief Executive Officer

VeriFone Names Paul Galant Chief Executive Officer The Board of Directors of VeriFone Systems, Inc. (NYSE: PAY) announced today that it has appointed Paul Galant Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors, effective October 1, 2013. Prior to joining VeriFone, Mr. Galant, 45, served as the CEO of Citigroup Inc.’s Enterprise Payments business since […]

GoPago, Inc. Debuts National Reseller Distribution for Its Android Based Tablet POS (Point of Sale) System

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Sep 4, 2013) –  Steve Elefant, GoPago’s Chief Strategy Officer announced today that the company has signed over twenty reseller organizations across the country. Collectively they will be reaching thousands of merchants with GoPago’s commerce in the cloud products including: Android Tablet POS, mPOS and m-commerce, the consumer facing mobile storefront […]