Ecommerce Storefronts Open a New Window

Ecommerce giants like Amazon are experiencing exponential growth while brick-and-mortar retailers continue to close physical locations. Why, then, would savvy online merchants attract customers by using brick-and-mortar window dressing techniques? The short answer is: because they work. We accept the following: Nearly every brick-and-mortar store’s front window displays a sign telling patrons which types of […]

Will mPOS Outgrow Micro Merchants?

Mobile point of sale systems (mPOS) are designed to be a good fit for micro merchants that don’t currently accept credit cards. These inexpensive credit and debit card readers integrate easily with smartphones and tablets and can perform transactions at hard-to-serve locations such as farmers markets, sports and concert venues, and school campuses. They not […]

Payments at the Speed of Sound

Payments at the Speed of Sound

The first sound ever to reach planet earth probably emanated eons ago from the Big Bang, although the frequency would have been too low for humans to hear (even if we had been around at the time). Today, the ultrasonic audio technology company, LISNR, believes inaudible sound waves carry the potential for faster point-of-sale payments. […]

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