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Dec 11, 2019

When it’s time to pay the piper

In today's fast-paced digital world, software applications must meet customer demands, especially with regard to facilitating ease of payment at the point of sale, says Craig Duggan, Commercial Manager at Transaction Junction.

Nov 28, 2019

Retailers must prepare for cybercrime spikes

Their card and online payment processes should be secured and encrypted, as should their handheld POS devices and mobile payment systems, says Charl Ueckermann, CEO at AVeS Cyber Security.

Oct 10, 2019

What are the key features to consider when buying a Point of Sale (POS) system?

The key features include billing and order processes, sales monitoring, inventory management, loyalty programmes, returns and pricing, customer relationships and employee management.

Nov 29, 2017

Nando's adopts technology; focuses on food and funny

It has adopted Cradlepoint's AER2100 and NetCloud Manager, supported by Infoprotect, which delivers reliable 99% uptime across all Nando's restaurants in SA.

Oct 5, 2017

Yoco aims to make being an SME easier

The fintech start-up offers free point-of-sale software to its SME clients, giving them access to insights normally reserved for bigger businesses.


Adapt IT books into hospitality industry

The JSE-listed company has acquired hospitality solutions specialist Micros for R120m.

Nov 17, 2016

NFC-ready POS terminals shipments to surge

On a global basis, almost three out of every five POS terminals shipped in 2016 included near-field communication, says Berg Insight.

Apr 6, 2016

EMPay enabled on merchants' POS

The electronic bills payment solution for point of sale devices which will be available to EMP's merchants and their customers.

Oct 28, 2015

Mercantile bank unveils POS lending facility

The bank has introduced a new point-of-sale package which includes a lending facility.


Mobile payments gain traction

A wave of innovation in mobile payments looks set to reshape the mobile apps market in SA.

Jan 30, 2014

Retailers at high risk of POS attacks

Vulnerable point of sale systems are giving hackers easy access to customer data, with retail organisations top of the hit list.

Mar 26, 2013

PayPal's physical payment plans worry investors

Investors and analysts are concerned that on-site payment may not be profitable.

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