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What car dealers look for in Point of Sale Systems

Auto dealership

Payment transactions at car dealerships run the gamut. The next customer through the door could bring a cashier’s check, a credit card, a mobile wallet, or documentation for dealer financing. A car dealer point of sale (POS) system and modern payment solution is the smart strategy to take care of business. Here are eight reasons […]

7 Reasons Salons and Spas Need Industry-Specific Salon Point of Sale Systems

Salon Point of Sale

Salons, spas, and other service businesses in the beauty industry are getting their own makeovers. The consumers’ changing behaviors and expectations that are driving changes in retail, grocery, quick service restaurants are also impacting this industry where delightful customer experiences have always been essential to success. One significant change occurring in the beauty industry is […]

Why Merchants Wish They Had Unattended Payment Solutions This Holiday Season

holiday kiosk

Kids (and some grownups) make wish lists of the things they’re hoping to receive for the holidays. If you’re a point of sale (POS) ISV or VAR, it’s important for you to recognize that another activity occurs during the holiday shopping season: Merchants make wish lists, too. Retailers and restaurant managers want things that allow […]

Is it Time to Provide Solutions for a Cashless Society?


In 2018, for the first time, cash fell from its position as the most frequently used type of payment in the U.S. Cash use was down 4 percent from 2017, totaling 26 percent of transactions in 2018. Debit cards claimed the top spot, up 5 points to 28 percent. There are several factors that are […]

How well do you know the POS Channel 2018?

Datacap partnered with Piper Jaffray & Co., an investment bank and research firm, to conduct a payments industry survey that consisted of responses from an amalgamation of 404 Value-Added resellers (VARs), Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs) who are all on the front line in forming today’s payments landscape. Here are the results.