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Thin-bility Solutions Draw Attention at EuroCIS

This year’s attendance at EuroCIS broke previous records by attracting nearly 9,000 visitors from more than 60 countries. APG Cash Drawer was among the 318 exhibitors at the show, where we had the opportunity to demo products designed specifically for the European market and promote the Thin-bility concept. Europe is in the process of adapting

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APG Webinar: Cash Transactions in Mobile World

                  On March 5th, APG’s V.P. of Global Marketing, Stephen Bergeron presented, “Cash Transactions in a Mobile World” to a group of ScanSource Europe’s resellers. A webinar recording is now available. Click here to view a recording of this webinar. Summary: How we manage cash in the front end and

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Get Ready for EMV

Time is running out for merchants to adopt EMV (EuroPay MasterCard and Visa) standards. Starting Oct. 1, merchant liability for payment card fraud will increase, unless they can process payments with microchip-based cards. It they don’t have the capability to process payment through the chip, they become responsible for fraudulent transactions involving those cards. The

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Learning to see – Cash Drawer Lean Manufacturing (Blog #5)

NOTE: This is the 5th blog of APG’s Lean Manufacturing, Learning to See series. To see previous posts, please scroll below. Now the fun part of the lean manufacturing journey: The Future State. This really is the fun part because as you eliminate the waste and begin implementing changes, you will see things begin to

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Cash Is Still King

Anyone can pay for anything with plastic, but pulling out a wad of cash from your pocket still delivers a sense of gratification no other form or payment can match. Cash is still king, and if you think plastic and mobile payments are about to displace legal tender, consider this: Cash circulation in the United

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2015 IT Forecast – Key Takeaways and Findings

A month has past since APG returned from NRF 2015. Retailers of all types and sizes attend NRF to discover the most cutting edge solutions available to them. Retailers can also attend an array of educational sessions to learn from the brightest minds within our industry. At the show, I attended the 12th annual RIS/IHL Group

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APG Cash Drawer Featured by Minnesota Business Magazine

Recently APG Cash Drawer was featured in the January issue of Minnesota Business Magazine. Minnesota Business Magazine covers small and midsize companies throughout the state, revealing the successes, challenges, and lessons to be drawn from their experiences.   This “Made in Minnesota” article highlights an interview with APG’s president, Mark Olson, and recognizes APG as a “savvy retailer,” writes Alex Harvison.

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NRF 2015 Recap

The APG team has returned from one of our busiest NRF shows yet. The halls were abuzz with new technology for mPOS, EMV, Omnichannel and the Internet of Things. At the show we showcased new purpose built European products and cash recycler technology.   NRF is known as Retail’s BIG show for good reason. Retailers of all

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APG Teams with Datacap and NextGenDine to Keep Juice Bar Flowing

APG Teams with Datacap and NextGenDine to Keep Juice Bar Flowing   The Juice Bar at LVAC, a health foods eatery in Las Vegas, needed a POS system that reflected its corporate image – light and modern. But the company was stuck with an expensive legacy system that put too many restrictions on its operations.

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APG’s Seven Days of Cashmas!

APG Cash Drawer is spreading their company cheer this holiday season! APG sent out seven Cashmas packages to our industry friends. Each recipient recorded a video with their Cashmas gifts. We will be posting one video a day until 12/19. Scroll below to see the videos and photos of the APG elves and check back each

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Meet The Bloggers

Mark Olson
President
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