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pcAmerica’s CRE Commended by Business Solutions Magazine’s Tablet POS Ratings

Business Solutions Magazine recently conducted a survey of several tablet POS packages, including pcAmerica’s Cash Register Express. The software was lauded for its support of multiple mobile wallets, including Paydiant, LevelUp, Google Wallet and ISIS. The tablet version was also commended for its built-in loyalty functions and the ability to integrate with third-party platforms. pcAmerica’s […]

pcAmerica acquires MobiMagic

pcAmerica has acquired San Diego-based MobiMagic, a software platform that extends POS capabilities onto mobile devices, enabling line busting in quick service restaurants, as well as tableside ordering and payment in table service environments. “pcAmerica’s Restaurant Pro Express™ Mobile is powered by MobiMagic, so it was a natural progression to acquire the company and add […]

pcAmerica and Granbury Solutions team up to bring LetsGet mobile ordering to customers

pcAmerica has partnered with Granbury Solutions to give users running Restaurant Pro Express the ability to accept web and mobile orders via Granbury’s LetsGet online ordering and mobile app technology. The partnership enables pcAmerica customers to expand their ordering capabilities to include customized online ordering sites and branded mobile apps. Restaurants can use the new […]

Use your POS system to maintain compliance

During the holiday shopping season, Target suffered one of the largest security breaches in history, seeing the theft of 40 million accounts and 70 million customer records containing personal information. In the month following, Target’s customer traffic hit the lowest point in three years, according to a March story in USA Today. The company’s sales […]

Mobile Payments Allow Apple Retail Stores to Set Sales Record

Apple™ is known for not only manufacturing the world’s most technologically advanced devices, but for leveraging those devices in their retail stores to engage customers. The company’s brick-and-mortar retail stores broke revenue records in Q1, increased their revenue by 9 percent and reaching the $7 million mark – due in large part to mobile payments. […]

Restaurants Rethink Automatic Gratuities After IRS Ruling

As of January 1, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will classify automatic gratuities as non-tip wages that are subject to tax withholdings. Because of this ruling, restaurants are rethinking including automatic gratuities on certain bills – or seeking easier ways to document wages and calculate payroll. As per the IRS’ Topic 761 (Withholding and Reporting), […]

Amazon plans to launch Kindle POS for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

Amazon.com is developing a Kindle-based point of sale (POS) service for brick-and-mortar retailers to be released as soon as this summer. According to the Wall Street Journal, Amazon plans to give Kindles and credit card readers to merchants, as well as offer them website development and analysis tools. The company will also utilize technology gained […]

High Expectations for Omni-Channel Retailing

After Cyber Monday 2013, Baynote conducted its fourth Annual Holiday Online Shopping Survey. The survey, which was conducted among 1,000 respondents, revealed that shoppers want a streamlined shopping experience, clear and easy to navigate websites and the ability to integrate their in-store and online experiences (ie: buy online and return in-store or search a store’s […]

pcAmerica CEO David Gosman to Attend RSPA Inspire

pcAmerica CEO David Gosman will attend the Retail Solutions Providers Association’s (RSPA) Inspire 2014 conference at the Gran Melia Golf Resort in Puerto Rico on February 2-5. This will be Mr. Gosman’s first conference as a Member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Gosman occupies a vendor seat on the 14-person board and serves as […]

Social Media: It pays to be fast

Social media applications like Twitter and Facebook have opened up a direct avenue of communication with retailers, their followers and friends. This massive audience can take whispers of discontent and retweet, share and discuss them to the extent they go viral, potentially turning into a public relations nightmare for a company that doesn’t address these […]