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Mobile Payments Technology Needs a Boost

Mobility is a computing inevitability. Look around and you’re bound to see someone using a WiFi connection or sticking their nose in a smartphone. So why is adoption of mobile technology slower than expected at the point of sale? Several recent research reports indicate merchants have been slow to implement mobile POS (mPOS) systems, and

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EMV Update: Most Merchants Aren’t Ready

The shift to EMV (EuroPay MasterCard and Visa) payment cards became official on Oct. 1, but you could be excused for missing it. Despite all of the discussion over the past few years about this event, some cardholders still don’t have EMV cards and most merchants lack the capability to handle them. As of August,

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How Secure is Your Mobile POS?

One of the most common questions regarding the use of tablets and smartphones in mobile POS systems is, “How secure are they?” The answer depends on the installation. The PCI (Payment Card Industry) list of validated applications so far does not include Apple’s iOS or Google’s Android mobile systems, but that doesn’t mean securing these

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Creating Customer Loyalty Today and in the Future

Steve Cuntz, the CEO of BlueStar, one of our largest distribution partners says often that there is no single action or event that contributes to their success. It’s the continual actions and efforts of their employees every day that creates loyalty among their customers.  Those activities enable their customers to utilize and understand the value

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Breaking Down the B2B Buyer’s Journey: Selling in the Information-Driven Age

In the information- driven age, where consumers have access to product information, reviews and social networks at the tips of their fingers, brand marketers are realigning themselves within the sales process. Marketing and sales teams are searching for new ways to connect with consumers as they try to identify what now influences a buyers’ journey.

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APG Cash Drawer and Cash Bases Merge for World-Class Technology and Service

For more than 30 years APG Cash Drawer and Cash Bases have manufactured cash drawers, mobile cash drawer solutions and point of sale-related products. Today we announce the union of these two companies to deliver innovative cash management solutions for our valued customers. By joining our teams, we will create a leading cash management solution

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Register now! Cashing In On SMB Cash Management Solutions

Cashing In On SMB Cash Management Solutions On November 11th, APG Cash Drawer will host a panelist webinar moderated by VSR Magazine. Panel participants will include thought leaders from Glory Global Solutions, Crane Payment Innovations and APG Cash Drawer. Payments are heating up in virtually every vertical market within the channel ecosystem. The buzzwords swirling

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APG Partner’s mPOS Solution Combines Human Touch with Efficiency

In his vision for Fortina Italian restaurants, Rob Krauss saw a perfect combination of hospitality with expedience. His hostesses and servers would work in tandem to deliver service with a smile, with tableside orders going directly to the kitchen to accelerate food preparation and minimize waits. Customer information would be captured and stored for follow-up

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Achieving Excellence through Rigorous Testing

POS VARs are always looking for the most durable, high-quality products they can offer their customers. At APG, our commitment to excellence begins with the design of every product we ultimately build.  Once the design is complete we test every cash drawer model to withstand the rigors of the most demanding retail environments. Our commitment

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RSPA’s RetailNOW – Throwback Thursday

17 years and counting! We have been attending the RSPA RetailNOW show for years. In fact, when APG first attended this event it was called the “ICRDA (Independent Cash Register Dealers Association) Show” before they merged with the SDA (Systems Dealer Association) and created the RSPA (Retail Solutions Providers Association). During this time we didn’t

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Mark Olson
John Meilahn
V.P. of Global Sales
Stephen Bergeron
V.P. of Global Marketing
Dale Dahlberg
V.P. of Operations
Paul St. George
Director of Mobility and Interfaces
Breanna Brown
Creative Marketing Ambassador
Bob Daugs
Director of Product Management
Ann Klein
Distribution Channel Manager
Jarrett Buckholz
Customer Relations Rep. Lead
Bryan Burk
OEM Account Manager