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Top POS Stories from September: PCI Security, Loyalty and Mobility Drive the Point-of-Service

From payment security to increasing loyalty, the point-of-service is continually a robust landscape for improvement, upgrades and constant re-imagining. September's headlines were liberally peppered with POS stories ranging from the sentencing of the "Subway Hackers" who pleaded guilty to stealing payment card data from hundreds of U.S. merchants to a recent study that asserts that mobility will have a major impact on POS technology.

POS Hackers Sentenced for Multi-Million Dollar Payment Card Data Theft
Two Romanian nationals have plead guilty to participating in a remote hacking scheme that resulted in hundreds of U.S. merchants' POS systems being compromised.

Cafe Increases Market Share and Loyalty with Mobile Ordering and Payments
La Boulange Cafe & Bakery launches app that enables line busting with mobile ordering and payments from an iPhone, iPad, or Android device.

Burger Chain Readies for Expansion with Updated POS Software
Australia-based Moo Gourmet Burgers has teamed with Shift8 to identify profitable customers through the POS and to improve its point of sale capabilities. Shift8 has revolutionized the way retailers can operate loyalty programs and utilize their sales data.

Burger Life Seeks Millenial Loyalty with Mobile App
Burger Life has employed Punchh to integrate loyalty to the POS. Burger Life is about customization and choice, so it needed a loyalty program that was personal and user-centered. Punchh emerged as a leading resolution because it was a phone-based app, something a Millennial audience would adapt to easily.

Study Touts Mobile Innovation as Major POS Influencer

New solutions for the point-of-service seek to improve customer experience, increase speed and ensure PCI compliance. VSR Magazine has released the results of its first annual “2012 POS Study.” The research reveals both concerns and desires of end-users and how advances in the point-of-sale will help the hospitality industry.

Papa Gino's Enriches Business Intelligence With POS
Papa Gino's has completed a rollout of the SpeedLine point of sale software to 273 corporately-owned Papa Gino’s Pizza and D’Angelo Grilled Sandwiches restaurant locations.

Future POS Releases Innovative Mobile Apps for Restaurants
New apps enhance mobile point of sale capabilities and streamline operations.

Updated POS Solution Increases Sales and Efficiency
The SpeedLine POS 6.4 intros a new, modern interface design and range of tools.
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