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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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Creating the Buyer-Driven Brand

Creating the Buyer-Driven Brand Today, buyers are used to a certain pace of change, and they expect brands to keep up with them. Buyers have bandwidth issues and as solution providers, it’s our job to invest in technologies and solutions that can keep up with their demands. We can do this by implementing technology the

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Defining the Future of the Customer Experience

In the past few months, I’ve attended sessions where industry experts shared key insights on the future of customer experience. Consumers’ expectations are changing, and how brands choose to interact with them in the future is imperative to success. Retailers stand to differentiate themselves by adopting service models and technologies that help define a memorable

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Selling Points for Mobile Solutions

        Selling Points for Mobile Solutions http://vsr.edgl.com/reseller-reports  Stephen Bergeron, Vice President of Global Marketing, responds to Vertical Reseller Magazine on what VARs need to know to bring mobile solutions to their customers. What vertical market, do you feel is most ideal for mobile technology solutions? Mobility as a word and solution set is

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Utilizing Technology to Enhance the Customer Experience

Guest blog post from Scott Kreisberg is the Founder and CEO of One Step Retail Solutions. I’ve been in the retail industry for over 20 years and I can tell you that today’s modern shopper is tech savvy and constantly on the go. With the use of technology implemented in society, shoppers expect retailers to

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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