The Phoenix Group rises now at Ingram Micro

Ingram Micro Inc. has acquired Point-of-Sale specialty distributor The Phoenix Group. This is being positioned by Ingram as North American expansion at it will enable the distributor to extend its capabilities for channel

Published on: November 7th, 2017 CDN Staff

HP’s latest POS highlights security in retail and hospitality

HP Inc. aims to help retailers bring their in-store technology up to a modern standard with its new point-of-sale (POS) system, ElitePOS. The ElitePOS is packed with Windows 10, DDR4 memory, and 7th

Published on: August 2nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Skincare line moves to cloud with help from solution provider

Spa and skincare brand Skoah created its products by drawing on feedback from actual skincare trainers and coaches. The company’s philosophy is unlike others in the skincare field. The Vancouver-based Skoah provides more

Published on: July 21st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Mobile POS systems will grow by five times in transactions in five years: Research

Update: Juniper Research has issued a correction. The numbers are lower; one in five, not two in five retail transactions will happen on a mobile POS device and the 2016 rate figure is four,

Published on: June 6th, 2016 Dave Yin

Kaspersky unveils ATM and PoS security solution

With cyberattacks on retailers growing by the day, it's surprising few security vendors have aimed solutions directly at vectors specific to this industry. Kaspersky Lab is hoping to change that with the release

Published on: June 2nd, 2016 CDN Staff

Three of four acquisitions complete for Montreal-based Acceo

ERP and e-commerce solutions provider Acceo Solutions is making good on the third of four planned acquisitions for 2015 with the announcement today of its purchase of Gemmar Systems International (GSI). Montreal-based Acceo will be acquiring

Published on: July 15th, 2015 Dave Yin

Toshiba, Microsoft and POS tablets to push omni-channel marketing

Omni-channel efforts took centre stage at the National Retail Federation's (NRF) Big Show in New York, NY this week with several companies, including Toshiba, Microsoft, Panasonic and a Toronto-based vendor making major announcements to further

Published on: January 13th, 2015 Dave Yin

ScanSource settles dispute with former channel partner

More than a year and a half after POS distributor ScanSource Inc. sued former channel partner Avanade Inc., the latter has agreed to pay $15 million in damages in a settlement that was

Published on: November 10th, 2014 Dave Yin

IT and POS systems more vulnerable to “dirty power”

As IT and POS systems become more complex, more segmented and farther-reaching, businesses need to increasingly think about protection from “dirty power”, according to Joe Oreskovic, national sales manager at Eaton Industries Canada.

Published on: November 3rd, 2014 Dave Yin

Flaw opens mobile POS devices to hack attack

A flaw in some of the most popular brands of mobile point of sales (MPOS) devices can allow hackers to grab control of the machines and harvest customer personal identification numbers (PIN) and

Published on: August 8th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Global POS botnet attack hits Canada

Retailers’ point-of-sale (POS) systems seem to be one of the soft targets for cybercriminals looking to steal payment and credit card information from unsuspecting users. A huge global botnet, discovered last week, affected

Published on: May 27th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

McAfee warns of the dangers of the “dark web”

Security McAfee Labs (soon to be known as Intel Security) is highlighting the role of the “dark web” malware industry as driving many of the high-profile point-of-sale attacks and data breaches the industry

Published on: March 10th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Synnex Canada signs up POS manufacturer

Synnex Canada Ltd. has confirmed they will now be offering NCR Corp. point-of-sale products and solutions to the Canadian channel. This unprecedented Canadian distribution agreement allows Canadian resellers to source NCR tier one

Published on: April 24th, 2013 CDN Staff