NetSuite point of sale system unifies in-store, online shopping experience

SAN JOSE – Omni-channel is the buzzword du jour this week at NetSuite’s annual user conference – getting to one view of the customer whatever channel they come to you through. The cloud-based

Published on: May 6th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Why data breaches keep happening

Target, Home Depot, and last week, Staples – it seems as though there are always new headlines cropping up about data breaches at major retailers or restaurants. For consumers, that can be worrying

Published on: October 27th, 2014 Candice So

Square’s partnerships to help businesses with their accounting

Square customers in Canada are now going to get access to three new accounting services, thanks to Square Inc.’s latest integrations. This week, Square announced integrations with Intuit's QuickBooks Online, Xero, and Stitch

Published on: August 14th, 2014 Candice So

E-commerce and point-of-sales among biggest targets for data breaches

Sensitive, confidential data was hackers’ top target in 2013, alongside credit card and debit card credentials – and two of the worst hot spots were in e-commerce and point-of-sales (POS) terminals, according to

Published on: May 21st, 2014 Candice So

Target’s data breach exposes 40 million credit card numbers

Retail giant Target Corp. has confirmed its cash registers have been hacked, exposing about 40 million credit and debit card numbers. The thieves managed to get customer names, card numbers, expiration dates, and

Published on: December 19th, 2013 Candice So

Moneris unveils mobile payments with Apple Passbook

After the Christmas furor has died down, it’s inevitable – you collected a deluge of gift cards that you were excited about when you first got them. But come January, they’re lying in

Published on: December 17th, 2013 Candice So

Stealing credit card numbers from Apple point of sales terminals? Easier than you might think

With consumers forming snaking, long lines in stores before the holidays, businesses are adding more and more mobile terminals so their customers can buy directly from salespeople on the floor. This may speed

Published on: November 25th, 2013 Candice So

Four tips for small businesses in e-commerce, according to PayPal Canada

Small businesses in smaller, farther-off regions of Canada, fear not – PayPal Canada has just released a list of the 10 cities who have processed the most amount of money through their system,

Published on: November 20th, 2013 Candice So

Shopify launches payment processing and point-of-sale system

Merchants using Shopify Inc. to power their storefronts are now getting two big changes to how they run transactions – they can now directly charge online customers through Shopify instead of using a

Published on: August 28th, 2013 Candice So

OKI expanding beyond office walls, aiming products at service sectors

Trying to expand beyond the four walls of the office, printer maker OKI Data Americas Inc. released a slew of 28 printers on June 13, aiming many of their products at businesses in

Published on: June 13th, 2013 Candice So

Your point of sale system could make for risky business, says McAfee

While some businesses still manage to get by with just an old-fashioned cash register, technology is becoming increasingly pervasive in retail, and with point of sale system (POS) technology comes the inevitable security

Published on: April 8th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Keep it personal: five keys to successful marketing

By Lori Bieda, Executive Lead, Customer Intelligence, SAS Americas There was a time when customer intelligence would have seemed like an unattainable concept. In the era of  bricks and mortar, traditional retail was

Published on: August 21st, 2012 SAS

New trojan steals credit cards from hotel computers

A remote access computer Trojan (RAT) designed to steal credit card details from hotel point-of-sale (PoS) applications is being sold on the underground forums, researchers from security firm Trusteer said in a blog post on

Published on: April 18th, 2012 Lucian Constantin

How cool technologies help fast food move even faster

North American fast food chains are using technology to speed up order fulfilment, improve customer service and reduce costs. And it's not slowing down any time soon, with nearly $650 million being invested

Published on: June 12th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach