September 2018 POS Industry News

April 2018 – POS Industry News

A good bit of information coming out of the POS industry news in April 2018.  We have the usual hacking attacks, new product launches, market studies, and much more.

Choosing A Right POS System Is Essential For Business Success


Regardless of which industry you’re part of, some type of point-of-sale (POS) system is going to be a critical aspect of your daily business operations. And why not, the global point-of-sales terminal market is estimated worth $116.06 billion by 2025, scaling at 9.9% CAGR from 2017 to 2025. In addition to …

What to Look for When Choosing a Point-of-Sale Device

The best point-of-sale devices do more than just read credit cards. Here are a few tips to help you choose the right POS system. More and more customers today are choosing to go cashless – in the local grocery or coffee shop, at the gas station and even at the hair dresser. The ability to accept in-person …

Does a High-Profile Hack Point to Systemic Cybersecurity Risks at Saks and Lord & Taylor?

Sourcing Journal Online

A Wall Street Journal article indicates that both Saks and Lord & Taylor stores had upgraded to EMV-compliant point-of-sale systems by fall 2016 and February 2017, respectively, ahead of when the breach it estimated to have begun. EMV or chip-and-pin, a standard that has been in effect in Europe for …

Saks, Lord & Taylor Payment Card Breach Affects 5 Million – Infosecurity Magazine

Up to 5M credit card numbers stolen in hack of Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor – SiliconANGLE (blog)

Credit card info stolen from 5 million Lord & Taylor, Saks customers – New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

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ScholarChip and SchoolPay Announce Seamless K12 POS Payment Integration

PR Newswire (press release)

ScholarChip and SchoolPay have developed an intuitive, easy-to-use interface that gives users an SSO (Single Sign On) between systems without the need for multiple registrations; the new SSO saves time with quicker access to ScholarChip’s and SchoolPay’s POS services. The companies expect …

Fattmerchant Partners with eConduit, Expanding Payment Integration Offerings for ISVs

GlobeNewswire (press release)

ORLANDO, Fla., April 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fattmerchant, a payment technology provider saving businesses thousands with its subscription-based model, today announces its partnership with eConduit, a provider of cloud-based single source global credit card terminal connection for POS …

Point-Of-Sale (Pos) Systems Market: Growth Rate, Consumer Buying Patterns, Demand and …

Facts of Week

Point-Of-Sale (Pos) Systems Market research is provided on all the vital factors such as consumer needs and trends those will create significant impact on the present and future market situations. Point-Of-Sale (Pos) Systems Market report will help buyer to minimize the decision associated risks and to …

POS Industry News, Part 2

Saks and Lord & Taylor have been hit with a massive data breach

Business Insider

They can lead consumers further away from spending in-store. This breach is another indication that large retailers struggle to ensure the security of their payment systems. Target suffered a breach that compromised 40 million cards in 2013, and Home Depot had 56 million card numbers stolen in 2014.

Saks and Lord & Taylor have been hit with a massive data breach – Business Insider

Canadian victims in huge Saks breach likely swiped payment cards, says expert – IT World Canada

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EMV POS Terminal Market in the US – Top Industry Insights by Technavio


The upgraded research report on the EMV POS terminal market in the US is an integral part of Technavio?s portfolio. Technavio covers an extensive range of market research reports on the computing devices market, covering different regions and top industry segments. Some of the topics covered …

How Multi-Brand Franchises Can Crack Big Data

QSR magazine

Often, franchisees run different POS and reporting systems for each brand, but it’s also very difficult to compile that data. “If a franchise operation is running 200 locations with three different brands and three different POS systems, leaders can’t compare how each brand is doing without using different …

Point-of-sale (PoS) Systems Market Analysis And Forecast To 2022 By Recent Trends …

The Financial Analyst

Point-of-sale (PoS) Systems Market report provides key statistics available on the market status of the Point-of-sale (PoS) Systems Manufacturers and is a valuable supply of guidance and direction for companies and individuals thinking about the Point-of-sale (PoS) Systems Industry. The Point-of-sale …

Global Mobile POS Systems Market by Manufacturers: Intuit, Square, iZettle, Payleven, PayPal and …

Healthcare Journal

Global Mobile POS Systems research report gives the entire and exact perspective of the market amid the forecast frame from 2018-2023. The Mobile POS Systems market report enrolls the diverse elements which can help the perusers in changing their insight into fundamental business choices. Mobile …

Mobile POS Systems Market Globally 2018: Square, iZettle, Payleven, Intuit, Ingenico and PayPal

The Financial Analyst

The exploration of the latest research of global Mobile POS Systems market portrays a nitty-gritty principal review which is powered by profound research to familiarize the clients with most recent Mobile POS Systems patterns, current market outline and improvement status forecast from 2018-2023.

POS Industry News, Part 3

A Brief Note on Digital Payment Systems in Pakistan

IndraStra Global

“Digital Payments” in Pakistan is an evolving concept that intends to provide a basket of the solution to its citizen and in fact, it is rapidly gaining momentum in Pakistani market. More than half of its population do not have access to the conventional and mobile banking services and there is very little use …

Mobile POS Systems Market Research, Size, Share Analysis by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and …

Business Services

Mobile POS Systems Market report analyses the prospects in the market for several shareholders and aspirants by identifying the high-growth segments, main actions approved by them and Mobile POS Systems market recent progressions. The Mobile POS Systems market report is prepared after …

What Do Event Vendors Want From mPOS, Anyway?

Farmers’ markets, craft fairs and holiday bazaars can be the lifeblood of small vendors — that is, if they have the right POS system to keep the sales flowing. In the latest mPOS Tracker, PYMNTS catches up with sellers from Boston’s SoWa events to find out why fairs and market sellers prefer a simple …

59% of POS Systems in the US — including at Small Businesses — Now Accept EMV Cards

Small Business Trends

When the deadline for the “liability shift” was almost up in October 1, 2015, the number of small businesses having switched to EMV was at 8.33 percent. According to Visa, 59% of U.S. POS locations now accept the chip, a 578 percent growth since 2015.

Mobile POS Systems Market Top Manufacturers by 2023: Ingenico, Payleven, PayPal, Square …

Pharmaceuticals News

The global Mobile POS Systems market research report tracks significant facts associated with business limitations and proceedings that include innovative technological Mobile POS Systems advancement, acquisitions, and mergers, introduction of new product, various business stats of the Mobile POS …

Grocery POS Systems Market 2018 -COMCASH, pcAmerica, Retail Management Hero, Bepoz … – Global Top Key Players (blog)

Grocery POS Systems Market 2018 Global Analysis By Key Players – COMCASH, pcAmerica … – openPR (press release)

Grocery POS Systems Market Trends & Forecast to 2023 – openPR (press release)

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Grocery POS Systems In-depth Assessment and Opportunity Analysis 2018 to 2025

Business Services

Global Grocery POS Systems Market Size, Status and Forecast 2025 This Report covers the volumes, prices, historical growth and future perspectives in the Grocery POS Systems market and further lays out an analysis of the factors influencing the supply/demand for Grocery POS Systems, and the …

Global Restaurant POS Software Market analysis , capitalization, Forecasting , Competitor … – The Financial Analyst

Latest Research report on Grocery POS Systems Market predicts favorable growth and forecast till … – satPRnews (press release)

Global Payment Security Software Market Outlook 2018- Symantec Corporation, Intel Corporation … – Software News

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POS Industry News, Part 4

Staley Technologies Merges with Advanced POS Solutions

On Monday, April 9, Business Machines Systems, Inc. d/b/a Advanced POS Solutions (APS) acquired Staley, Inc. d/b/a Staley Technologies of Little Rock. While the terms of the deal remain undisclosed, the new merged company will be led by Andrew Faulkner, former President of Advanced POS …

Mobile POS Systems Global Market Players by 2023- PayPal, Payleven, iZettle, Ingenico, Square …

The Financial Analyst

Global Mobile POS Systems research report fills in as a comprehensive guide to provide the recent industry trends like the development, opportunities, Mobile POS Systems market size, dispatch occasions, and drivers. Competitive landscape study based Mobile POS Systems key makers, market …

Automotive POS Systems Market Highlights, Business Opportunities and Future Growth Outlook …

Med News Ledger

2018-2025 Automotive POS Systems Report on Global and United States Market, Status and Forecast, by Players, Types and Applications. The research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the Automotive POS Systems market and contains thoughtful insights, facts, historical data, and …

POS Systems Market Research Report – Market Size, Share, Trends, Analysis and Growth … – Facts of Week

Global Point-of-sale (PoS) Systems Market 2017 is Projected to Grow at a CAGR of 7.79% till 2021 – Investor Opinion

Point-of-sale (PoS) Systems Market 2022: Import-Export, Industry Chain Structure And … – Investor Opinion

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Payment Logistics Files Antitrust Lawsuit against Shift4 Payments, Shift4 Corp. and Lighthouse …

Business Wire (press release)

In mid-to-late 2017, Lighthouse Network acquired the Restaurant Manager, FuturePOS and POSitouch brands of POS systems and their parent companies. These systems cater to the mid-to-large table service restaurant market. Then in January 2018, Lighthouse acquired Shift4 Corp., the largest …

Finedine Menu Joins 500 Startups’ to Accelerate Its Restaurant Tech Platform

The Spoon (blog)

The platform is compatible with most POS systems. Behind the scenes, the Finedine Menu system gathers and displays data the restaurant can use to improve both the menu itself and the food offered. That includes things like most viewed items, average ticket size, daily sales, and which items sell the …

Global Grocery POS Systems Market- By Key Players, Type, Application, Region, and Forecast …

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The Global Grocery POS Systems Market 2018 report is detailed study of overall Grocery POS Systems market including introduction of product, definition, scope, Grocery POS Systems global sale, and forecast up to 2025. The Grocery POS Systems Market report is the extensive analysis of the Grocery …


POS industry news for April 2018 brought to you by QUORiON Data Systems, a POS system manufacturer. Content is collected from various sources around the Web.

September 2018 POS Industry News

October 2017 – POS Industry News Round-up

Get up to speed with the latest POS industry news from October 2017.  This time we have a diverse range of news topics from malware to company sales and market studies.  Enjoy!

PayThink Breach glut means crooks will up the ante to POS malware

PaymentsSource (subscription)

You can bring advanced threat detection and response specifically to the POS systems to reduce malware detection gap and incident response times).

Retail POS Hit By Fraud Again

PaymentsJournal (blog)

Because those venues use a different PoS system than Whole Foods’ store checkout systems, the company said its checkout systems were not …

Whole Foods, Sonic Suffer Major Payment Card Breaches – eSecurity Planet

Whole Foods Becomes One of the Latest Major Card Breach Victims – Payment Week

Whole Foods Breach – ISBuzz News

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Point-of-sale data breach bad for Whole Foods’ health

SC Magazine

The actual grocery store checkout systems were not impacted, however, as they run on a separate POS system than those affected. Likewise …

Whole Foods Investigating Payment Card Data Breach – eWeek

Some Whole Foods stores were hit by a cybersecurity breach – Techaeris

Whole Foods Suffers Data Breach – Progressive Grocer

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Cybersecurity Falls Short In September

It was a team of cybersecurity researchers from the firm ERPScan, and not malicious hackers, who discovered that point-of-sale (POS) systems made …

POS Malware Breach Sees Payment Cards Hit Underground Shops

Security Intelligence (blog)

One of the most recent examples of POS malware modus operandi is MajikPOS. Attackers begin by penetrating the target organization’s systems to …

The Surprise And No Delight Edition: Whole Foods, Sonic and BAMS

The good(ish) news is these parts of the store use a point-of-sale (POS) system that is separate from the company’s primary store checkout systems, …

Hyatt Hotels reports POS data breach

SC Magazine

The POS systems affected were located at the front desk of 41 properties worldwide, seven located in U.S. territory, the company said in a letter to …

Hyatt Breached Again; Hawaii, Guam & Puerto Rico Locations Affected – Credit Union Times

Hyatt Suffers Second Card Data Breach in Two Years – Infosecurity Magazine

Hyatt Hotels Suffers International Payment Card Data Breach –

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Out with the old in with the new, Quantico says goodbye to the meal card

Quantico Sentry Online

The POS system will use the Electronic Data Interchange Personnel Identifier (EDIPI) information to process patrons’ meal selections, while …

Tax Talk- VAT Monitoring System (VMS)

Fiji Sun Online

Tax Talk- VAT Monitoring System (VMS) … of sale, while others who choose to have online POS system will need only one to authenticate themselves …

POS Industry News, Part 2

Carbanak hackers pivot plan of attack to target banks, the enterprise


Once complete, the group then paves their way through to Point of Sale (PoS) systems in order to steal credit card data, which can then be used in …

Five Entrepreneurs Pitch Ideas During “Get Started NWA”

Bucket Technologies, a platform which integrates existing point of sale (POS) systems to facilitate coinless cash transactions at retail locations, left the …

Industry Insight: The Looming Importance of MU-MIMO


Add in stress of running point-of-sale (POS) systems, free Wi-Fi to guests, wireless connected devices such as printers and phones, and employees …

POS Industry News Market StudyMobile POS Systems Market Technological Advancements and New Innovations 2017 to 2023

TechnoPOW (blog)

Global Mobile POS Systems Market Research Report 2011 to 2023 presents an in-depth assessment of the Mobile POS Systems including enabling …

Food Truck Tech: What You Need to Know

For instance, there are hundreds of POS systems out there, optimized or specifically designed for food truck use. To get the word out or draw in hungry …

Scottsboro company receives fake EMV Certification invoice

If a business has not upgraded to the new POS systems to accept new EMV chip credit and debit cards, they will be held liable for any fraudulent …

TazPoS Is A Rugged Fingerprint Scanner For Developing Countries

Android Headlines

TazTag and Integrated Biometrics have teamed up for the release of a new identity management and point-of-sale (PoS) system for law enforcement …

Whole Foods Market replaces compromised POS systems following data breach

Chain Store Age

Efforts revealed that unauthorized software was present on the POS system at certain venues. The software copied payment card information, which …

POS Industry News, Part 3

Mobile POS Systems Market Trends, Cost Structure Analysis, Growth Opportunities And Forecast …


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The Mobile POS Systems Market Research Report is a Proficient and In-Depth Study on the Existing State of Mobile POS Systems Industry.

Couple sells Future POS

Butler Eagle

Couple sells Future POS … John founded Future POS in 1998. … payment systems and POS systems, but the line between the two has faded over time …

POS industry news for September 2017 brought to you by QUORiON Data Systems, a POS system manufacturer. Content is collected from various sources around the Web.

September 2018 POS Industry News

September 2017 – POS Industry News Round-up

After a break last month we’re back for September 2017 with the latest POS industry news from around the web.  Once again, security issues received the most attention this month. Check it out!

SAP point-of-sale systems were totally hackable with $25 kit

The Register

Point-of-Sale systems from SAP had a vulnerability that allowed them to be hacked using a $25 Raspberry Pi or similar device, according to research …

Researchers: SAP Point-of-Sale systems vulnerable to attack

There are many ways hackers can exploit vulnerabilities to get the information they want. Flaws in Point-of-Sale (PoS) systems is on this list, and …

Security Central: Hurricane Harvey Breeds Hackers, PoS Systems Fatally Flawed

The VAR Guy

This week’s Security Central takes a peek inside Hurricane Harvey’s cyber scams, explores the fatal flaws of POS systems, and takes a look at the new …

Hackers snag a $1 laptop by exploiting flaw in point-of-sale systems


Security researchers have devised a way to offer steep discounts or steal goods by hacking vulnerable point-of-sale systems. The researchers at …

Choose your own price when shopping – SAP PoS terminals open to attack

SC Magazine UK

According to a blog post by researchers at ERPScan, several vulnerabilities in point of sale systems developed by SAP and Oracle were found that …

SAP POS Flaw Allows Hackers to Change Pricing

Infosecurity Magazine

A point of sale (POS) system from SAP is wide open—allowing anyone to go in and steal payment card data or, in a new cybercrime wrinkle, change …

Appetize Partners With CBORD To Bring Modern Payments To Its Diverse Portfolio Of Customers

Markets Insider

19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Appetize, the modern point of sale (POS) … Appetize’s scalable, state-of-the-art POS systems allows students to use ID …

Why Speed At The POS Can Be A Game-Changer For Stadiums

The ticketing system and customer relationship management systems may not touch every customer every game, but the POS very nearly does.

Hotel industry fights constant hacker exposures

Business Insurance

The breach was part of a cyberattack on Sabre’s systems disclosed in May. … “Accommodation was the top industry for point-of-sale intrusions in this …

September 2017 POS industry news continued…

The Vulnerabilities Of A POS System


When one speaks about a POS device, he or she usually means a system in a … POS is not a brand-new topic in the field of cybersecurity: attacks on …

How to Maximize POS Data for Top-Tier Marketing

QSR magazine (press release) (registration)

But POS systems and new technologies mean you can go above and beyond the fishbowl technique that will maximize your restaurant’s marketing …

Sonic Drive latest hit by POS data breach – credentials on dark web

SC Magazine UK

Information on the cyber-attack is limited so far, with no firm data on the number of cards affected, store locations involved, or how the POS system was …

5 POS Mistakes Small Retail Stores Need to Avoid Today

Small Business Trends

But large retail chains will be the beneficiaries of IoT adoption as they can afford to install state-of-the-art PoS systems. This could put small …

Upserve offers seamless online ordering

Fast Casual

Once an order is recognized by fax, email or separate tablet, it then has to be transcribed manually by a staff member into legacy point of sale systems, …

Six Steps to Improve Your Restaurant’s Point of Sale Operation Costs

Modern Restaurant Management (registration)

Outside of the eight-top burner and the kitchen dishwasher, the point-of-sale system is the most critical piece of technology in your restaurant.

POS industry news for September 2017 brought to you by QUORiON Data Systems, a POS system manufacturer. Content is collected from various sources around the Web.