When Amazon announced Amazon Go, its Seattle-based grocery store that allows customers to conveniently make purchases without a cashier or traditional checkout station, the retail world took note. After all, Amazon sets the pace for retail innovation, and while the giant has resources that far exceed those of your average customer, it’s a safe bet that their learnings will trickle down market. Of course, Amazon isn’t alone. Both Starbucks and Panera Bread have piloted stores where customers can order, pay and pick up without interacting with an employee.

What you need to know now about self-service shopping

Here’s what IT solution providers can learn from Amazon’s, Panera Bread’s and Starbucks’ self-service shopping pilots.
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We hear from many retail, restaurant and hospitality solution providers who tell us that they’re looking for new sources of revenue and high-margin opportunities. While there’s still plenty of traditional business, competition is fierce and having a differentiator would be welcome.

Make mobile apps your next big revenue generator

Looking for higher margins and profits? Build mobile app solutions for your customers that help them improve engagement and experience.
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This infographic will help ensure you’re building the best possible POS and payment solution for your customers.
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Anyone who’s spent any amount of time selling merchant processing knows how competitive the market can be. In fact, it’s often cut-throat. When you’re selling processing and stand-alone terminals, winning a sale or keeping a customer often comes down to lowering one’s rates. While it’s still possible to make a decent living this way, many ISOs are looking to improve their chances for success by adding point of sale (POS) to their line cards.

ISOs: Here’s why POS should be on your 2018 to-sell list

ISOs seeking more stable and higher residual streams should add POS to their line cards.
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 Making sense of the various threats and opportunities that exist in today’s turbulent POS and payment industries can be overwhelming. With so much changing and so many revolutionary solutions coming to market, it’s not always clear where to invest your time and resources. One area that’s clearly on the rise and worth your attention is mobile POS and payments. To get more information on the opportunities for solution providers, we spoke with Angie Lawrence, senior market development executive for payments, Ingram Micro.

Q&A: The future of mobile payments, 2018 and beyond

Ingram Micro’s payments expert explains the mobile payments opportunity that exists for solution providers in 2018 and beyond.
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