Avoid chargebacks and get faster table turns!

There are lots of reasons to buy a POS System. Whether its ease-of-use, splitting checks, real-time sales reports, integration to mobile solutions for reporting, customer interaction, mobile payments or integrated EMV for payments processing, you can put together a solution that’s tailored to your unique business needs…and budget. Running a profitable restaurant, however, is easier … Continued


EMV Liability Shift Creates Opportunity for “Friendly Fraud”

by Joe Finizio, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, ASI A pro-sports player ran up a $6,000+ tab entertaining his entourage in a trendy club. The club was not yet upgraded to process EMV transactions. The credit card was signed and signing of the charge slip was captured on the security camera; however, when the … Continued


Three Questions to Ask Your POS Provider about EMV

October 1, 2015 is now behind us, and the EMV liability shift is now in effect. That means restaurants that have not implemented an EMV-enabled credit card terminal and POS solution can now potentially be held liable in the event of certain fraudulent card-present activity. In spite of the recent liability shift, some restaurant owners … Continued


3 Ways Cloud-Based Services Can Enhance Your Restaurant POS

If you’re like most restaurant owners and operators, often times, you probably wish you could be two places (or more) at once. There’s always something to do: from communicating with staff and customers to checking in on sales and everything in between. And, if you’re like most restaurateurs, updating your restaurant point-of-sale software is one of … Continued


New Research: Improving Patron Experiences With iPad POS

Our friend Justin Guinn, market researcher at Software Advice, a company that offers insights on restaurant POS systems, has completed a new study on iPad POS systems. Below you will find a Q&A session with Justin, as well as a link to the study. Q&A with Justin Guinn: We know that iPad POS gives a server … Continued


A Revolution in Payment Processing

A revolution is underway in the world of payment processing.  Card brands are requiring consumers to use a new kind of “EMV” credit card that has an embedded smart chip.  And Apple has released a  “digital wallet” (ApplePay) that’s created sufficient consumer demand that businesses, including restaurants, are feeling the need to start accepting mobile … Continued


Redundancy

Operational availability of the POS system is crucial to every restaurant. A “down” POS results in angry customers, leading to a loss of customers, and finally, a decrease in profit. So why not fault proof your POS? What is redundancy? Having a redundant system makes sure that you can resume POS operations quickly in the … Continued


The Millennial Generation

The Millennial Generation is now the largest population group in the United States, comprised of  over 80 million people ages 18 to 34. To put that into perspective, Millennials have already spent $247 billion on dining out, and will quickly surpass the total by the Baby Boomer Generation. Looking at these numbers, the Millennial Generation … Continued


The Future of Payments

Traditionally, restaurants have had three ways to accept payments: cash, credit card, and debit card. Changes are coming to the payment industry through the creation of mobile payment methods such as Apple Pay, Google Wallet, PayPal, NFC, 1D and 2D barcodes; not to mention the new integrated circuit cards  (IC cards or “chip cards”) for … Continued


Broders’ capitalizes on Compeat Advantage Interfaced with Restaurant Manager POS

      Since 2012, Broders’ Cucina Italiana has been utilizing Compeat Advantage for their back office and accounting in their restaurant, deli, and catering operation along with Restaurant Manager for their POS System.  According to the owners, “Communication is reliable between Compeat and Restaurant Manager POS.  We have never had a glitch.”  Read more about their experience here.