If you’re not totally clear on EMV, you’re not alone. Developed over twenty years ago, EMV is the standard overseas. However, many U.S. small business owners aren’t familiar with the technology, and even fewer know that a deadline is set for migrating to an EMV based system.
By Justin Hotard Small merchants have always excelled at driving exceptional customer experiences with a smile and a handshake. Today’s Point of Sale (POS) technology is evolving rapidly with built in consumer experience (Cx) tools that enable small merchants to compete with large retailers with all new ways to reach more customers and connect with […]
If you’re looking for electronics, especially security systems or consumer electronics, GNS Electronics has you covered. The company got its start manufacturing and selling home security systems, but according to sales manager Jason Deng, GNS has recently moved into consumer electronics.
Every industry evolves, and some even do it at Mach speed. It wasn’t too long ago that consumers used the Yellow Pages to find local business information, Blockbuster brought commercial-free movies into the home, six-disc changers played music in cars, and spare change was handed to toll booth workers.
In recent months, a combined 41 million customer credit and debit cards were compromised, due to a string of cyber-attacks on two high-profile corporate chain stores. As a small business owner, your footprint may be smaller than a mass-market retailer, but you are subjecting yourself to a huge risk if you are not making data protection a top priority.
Loss prevention has entered the digital age. Some of the latest advancements to stop shoplifters are security cameras that can be monitored from a cell phone or home office, specialty tags to stop shoppers from buying garments with the intent of wearing them once and returning them, and tags that beep if a pin is tampered with, a lanyard is cut, or the thief tries to grab an item and run.
By Ali Mahmoud Whether you operate a retail shop that is large or small, you may need a video surveillance system to help you keep an eye on your business. Once you determine that this approach is right for you, selecting a video surveillance system that is reliable, easy to use and will stand the […]
Small business owners are 100 percent responsible for their customers’ personal information and credit card data. One of the biggest myths is that security is tied solely to credit card information. The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Council will be the first to point out that it is as much about the personal information of […]
From mobile payments to theft deterrents to tools for driving customer loyalty, technology figures prominently in the retail environment in 2013 and beyond.