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Types of Restaurant POS Systems

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In 2018, restaurant sales grew more than 10 percent year-over-year, the largest 12-month gain in more than 3 years. To differentiate themselves in the industry, modern eateries are adopting more diverse point-of-sale (POS) systems than ever before. In a single location, a diner might find a traditional check-to-table restaurant POS, as well as tablets on tables, walk-up checkout, and other forms of restaurant EMV card reader POS systems. Let's take a look at various types of restaurant POS systems businesses are using to improve the customer experience. See pros, cons, and what types of dining establishments each POS system works best for.

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Credit Card Fraud Is Evolving – and So Should You

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 The migration to EMV chip cards has been beneficial for businesses looking to decrease how in-store credit card fraud affects their finances and customers. Visa reports as of June 2018, counterfeit fraud dollars have dropped 75 percent for merchants who have completed an EMV chip card update for their point-of-sale equipment, compared to 2015. For all merchants, counterfeit fraud dollars dropped 46 percent in the same time frame.

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Still Requiring Signatures for Countertop and Wireless Credit Card Processing?

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If you’re still asking for signatures to complete credit card transactions, you may be getting strange looks from an increasing number of customers. That’s because signatures are no longer required from the major credit card processing companies for EMV chip card transactions, so most businesses have stopped asking for them.

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A Guide to Point-of-Sale Tipping Etiquette on EMV Terminals

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Consumers are tipping more than ever these days, but it's not always because they want to. Point-of-sale machines that suggest tip amounts to customers based on what they purchased is facilitating a trend The New York Times calls “tip creep,” where tipping $3 on a $4 cup of coffee isn't unheard of anymore.

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Compare Options: A Snapshot of Popular Merchant Services Solutions

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Get an at-a-glance view of how we compare to competitor merchant services solutions providers. From rate differences to equipment set-up, get the information you need to make an informed and strategic decision. Some of the brands that will be compared include: Square, PayPal, QuickBooks Payments, Dharma, Fattmerchant and Cayan.

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