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Why January 14, 2020, is Important for Your Business

January. The last of the holiday parties are winding down, gift card redemptions are driving sales, and you finally get some much-needed rest before starting the Valentine’s Day planning. But 2020 will add a new wrinkle to your priority list. On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer update or provide support for Windows 7. [...]

By | August 6th, 2019|News, POS Security, POS Tech, Restaurant Advice|0 Comments

Can You Really Future-Proof Your Point-of-Sale System?

In today’s fast-paced, ever-changing world, is it truly possible to future-proof your restaurant’s point-of-sale system? It’d be nice if this were the case. But unfortunately, it’s not likely. The truth is, making your point-of-sale (POS) system 100% future-proof is just not realistic. The speed of industry changes forces the obsolescence and replacement of hardware, software, [...]

By | July 19th, 2019|Mobile POS, POS Security, POS Tech|0 Comments

Why Summer is the Perfect Time to Plan Your Holiday Gift Card Strategy

Summer. The days are long, the air is warm, and all around, nature is exploding with color. Meanwhile, here at Midwest POS Solutions, we are thinking about holiday gift cards! That’s right: Now is the perfect time to plan your holiday gift card strategy. Don’t be fooled into thinking it’s too early to make holiday [...]

By | June 28th, 2019|Aloha, POS Tech, Restaurant Advice|0 Comments

The Top 3 Metrics Every Restaurant Owner Should Track

How do you know how your restaurant business is actually doing? Though there isn’t one magic calculation out there that can you tell you whether or not your business is in the red, there are a few key performance indicators (KPIs), or metrics, that you can track that will give you a better picture on [...]

By | June 27th, 2019|POS Tech, Restaurant Advice|0 Comments

President’s Message: The Importance of a Local, Trusted Advisor in a World of Innumerable Choices

For today’s article, I wanted to touch upon something that’s been on my mind a lot lately: choices. In our increasingly globalized world, we’re constantly presented with many different choices, from where to buy food to which streaming service to use. In some ways, this is a very good thing. As consumers, we now have [...]

By | May 24th, 2019|Company Culture, POS Tech|0 Comments

The True Cost of Credit Card Processing

As a restaurant owner, credit card processing is something you can’t ignore. Consider the following facts: Across the board, most consumers prefer to use debit cards and credit cards over cash – and this trend is only growing. TSYS found in a 2017 survey of 1,000 consumers that 44% preferred debit cards and that 33% [...]

By | February 25th, 2019|POS Tech, Restaurant Advice|0 Comments

How to Use Restaurant Technology to Give Your Guests a Great Customer Experience

“A customer talking about their experience with you is worth ten times that which you write or say about yourself.”  ― David J. Greer, Wind In Your Sails In any industry, the experiences your customers have are extremely important – but perhaps in no industry is this as important as the restaurant industry. The good news is [...]

By | April 20th, 2018|POS Tech|0 Comments

8 Things You Need to Know About NFC Technology & Contactless Payments

Kevin is at a fast-food restaurant and has just ordered his usual meal of a hamburger and fries. When the cashier asks him how he would like to pay, he whips out his smartphone and taps it against the NFC-enabled payment terminal. Welcome to the world of contactless payments. With the number of contactless payments [...]

By | March 7th, 2018|Mobile POS, POS Tech|0 Comments

Swiss Cantonal Bank Steps Into the Future with NCR’s SelfServ 80 Series

Lucerne Cantonal Bank is the first to reap the benefits of the latest NCR product family Zurich, Switzerland – March 22, 2017 – NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, and the Lucerne Cantonal Bank are making the future of banking tangible and real with the introduction of the first NCR SelfServ™ [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|Cuisine, Hospitality, NCR, News, POS Tech, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mobile POS could transform the American shopping experience

Dongles are a serious business. They are transforming the point-of-sale industry as higher rates of mobile penetration, the growth of e-commerce, and advancements in digital payments lead to a much-needed overhaul. Today, Javelin Strategy and Research released a report that found mobile point-of-sale (POS) technology poses a significant and growing threat to terminal-based solutions. Despite [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Mobile POS, POS Tech, Retail|0 Comments