POS

Interested in learning more about Point-of-Sale (POS) solutions? Check out this section of blogs that cover everything related to POS solutions. It’s packed with information, podcasts, web seminars and more that are designed to help you provide affordable (and profitable) POS solutions to your customers.

Mobility is Changing the Way We Do Business

by Mike Hickey August 30, 2013 Networking

Mobility is a huge driving force in the technology adoption of retailers.  According to IHL, mobile in retail is now a $5.5 billion business worldwide and continues to grow. It’s the biggest trend in retail since the Internet was added to the stores. The limiting factor, according to Retail Systems Research, is a lack of […]

EMV…are you ready for the shift in payment terminal requirements?

by Nell Alverson May 28, 2013 POS

Are you ready for EMV?  How about the liability shift?  If you are not ready, you may want to start thinking about getting ready. What is EMV?  EMV, which stands for, Europay, MasterCard, and Visa, is becoming the global standard for authenticating credit and debit card transactions.  Also known as chip cards, these new credit […]

Consumers are Driving Retail Transformation and Epson Answers

by Cate Tyson March 25, 2013 POS
Epsonepson-tm-t88vdt-receipt-printer-retail

Walk into any retail environment and you can see the retail transformation taking place. It is being driven by the consumer, how they shop and the mobile devices that they use.  I do it myself.  I find a product in the store and then use my smart phone to shop for the best price, search for […]

Ride the Wave of the Future with Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions TCxWave

by The Source March 14, 2013 POS

You may have heard that IBM Retail Store Solutions is now Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions – read more about that here.  There are a lot of things about Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions that are very reminiscent of IBM, including the personnel, the R&D, the SurePOS product set, the retail-hardened features of their products, etc., but […]

BYOD – Bring Your Own Disease?

by Nathan Lord March 14, 2013 AIDC
Datalogic

In a recent post by Datalogic ADC, they discussed the question of, should antimicrobial devices be mandatory in healthcare? They take a look at the idea that, as the use of personal mobile devices in healthcare facilities increases, the potential for infection to spread could increase. Let’s be honest, we all love our personal mobile […]

Mobility in a Secure Environment

by LaVonda Huskey January 24, 2013 Enterprise
Aruba

The public sector recognizes that commercial mobile devices – laptops, tablets and smartphones – deliver many of the same efficiencies and modernization benefits that enterprise organizations enjoy. But as more and more commercial devices require network access, mobile security becomes a greater concern, especially in areas that deal with classified or highly sensitive data. Aruba’s […]

What the heck is Motionix™ technology?

by Nathan Lord December 10, 2012 POS
Datalogic

My friends over at Datalogic ADC, as well as myself from time to time, like to throw around the word “motionix” when discussing differentiators on some of the Datalogic handheld scanning devices. But that’s sort of like talking about WHIP and WAR to someone who doesn’t like sports (those are baseball stat terms if you […]

Smart Phones in an ADC world… you sure about that?

by Nathan Lord November 7, 2012 AIDC

Recently, while looking over a new white paper from a vendor partner, I came across some good information about the increasing role of smart phones in data capture applications. Obviously, being in the POS and ADC industry like I am, selfishly, this is a concern and something for me to be keeping an eye on. […]

Printronix Wishes the Barcode a Happy 60th Birthday

by Nathan Lord October 16, 2012 AIDC

In the past here at ScanSource we’ve blogged about the birthday of the barcode, and we’ve celebrated the first scanning of a UPC barcode! In keeping with this theme, Gary Stockton, Senior Online Marketing Specialist for Printronix, took us on a walk down memory lane to wish the barcode a happy 60th birthday! Taking us […]

The Retail Supply Chain in the New Economy

by Nathan Lord September 24, 2012 AIDC
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ScanSource POS & Barcoding invites you to attend a very important and informative symposium: The Retail Supply Chain in the New Economy presented by Datalogic ADC. (Did I mention it’s FREE?) During the past few years, there have been dramatic local and international economic events that have affected supply chain operations throughout the country. We […]