Cover Story:

Mobile Wallet Wars

03/12/2015 - U.S. payments are slowly and painfully shifting towards mobile wallet acceptance. We talk with payments industry experts about the challenges facing both merchants and solution providers, and look at which mobile wallets and features will most likely transform the way we pay.

First Read:

Apple Pay Would Be Great, If We Could Use It

03/12/2015 - As a proud Apple iPhone 6 Plus owner, editor Angela Diffly ponders why Apple Pay remains intangible – even for those who hold the digital keys to this magic payments kingdom.

Feature Story:

8 Ways Banks Can Win Over Millennials

03/12/2015 - Banks are struggling to win over a new breed of customer, the Millennial, presenting a unique opportunity for solution providers to help them evolve with technology. We dive into eight ways banks can win with the customers of the future.

How to Sell EMV

03/12/2015 - As we move closer to the October 1, 2015 deadline for EMV, myths about if it’s going to happen, who needs to be compliant, how to skirt compliance, and the costs of technology upgrades impede solution provider’s ability to convince customers to make the necessary investments.

Industry Perspective:

ETA Welcomes Retail POS VARs

03/12/2015 - VSR sits down with Joe Finizio, COO of and retail technology consultant to the Electronic Transactions Association. As payments and point-of-sale converge, the traditional payments organization is opening its doors to retail POS VARs.

Solution Spotlight:

Solution Spotlight: Mobile POS

03/12/2015 - We take a look at the escalating demand for mPOS solutions, and why SMBs are beginning to favor tablet-based POS systems over traditional POS. We summarize notable industry developments that show increasing tendency to blue the lines between mPOS and payments.


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Partner Program Guide: Point of Sale

Welcome to the first installment of VSR’s Partner Program Guides, where we advise solution providers how to get the most bang for their partner program buck when it comes to manufacturer and distributor programs. This issue, we’re looking at point-of-sale technology, and we’re showcasing the programs offered by Datacap, Moneris and onePOS. Download Now >


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