Monthly Archives: November 2017


Network Hardware: To Lease or To Buy?

Internet Service Providers advertise their devices as being convenient and easy to set up and activate and there is no refuting that claim. Leasing a modem from your ISP is a convenient way to provide your business with internet access. However, leasing network hardware is not the only option. By Sean Pride, Service Technician When considering equipment for your business, the database server, point of sale machines, and workstations are likely at the forefront. Peripherals […]


Reducing Retail Product Setup Errors in Microsoft Dynamics

There is a little-known mechanism in place to reduce errors and missing values as your team creates new items in Microsoft Dynamics AX or Microsoft Dynamics 365 software called Mandatory check. This feature is particularly helpful for organizations where retail operations personnel create new products. By Andrew Reeck, Microsoft Dynamics Implementation Consultant In a retail environment, there are unique settings that must be configured on every product in order for them to perform properly through […]


Vantiv to Release VIPay Merchant Services Integration for Retail Management Hero (RMH)

Symmes Township, Ohio – November 10, 2017 – For retailers using Retail Management Hero (RMH) point of sale software, there is a new merchant services option available with Vantiv VIPay for Retail Management Hero. Clients with Microsoft Dynamics have already been using VIPay with great success since 2016 and Vantiv has expanded their integration options to the RMH market. Vantiv VIPay is an EMV-ready payments integration created for RMH clients who need security, EMV, and […]


Blockchain and Its Retail Potential

“The blockchain is an incorruptible digital ledger of economic transactions that can be programmed to record not just financial transactions but virtually everything of value.” ~Don & Alex Tapscott, authors Blockchain Revolution (2016) By Dan King, President The blockchain is a way of digitally recording data and transactions, allowing digital information to be distributed but not copied. Mostly known and originally devised for its ties to Bitcoin, blockchain has an intriguing past under the cover of […]


Vantiv VIPay Merchant Services for RMS Now Available in Canada

Symmes Township, Ohio – November 1, 2017 – Vantiv has a new integration available for Microsoft Dynamics RMS users in Canada. There is now a version of VIPay for Microsoft RMS payment processing for Canadian retailers. Features include EMV, contactless Apple Pay, Android Pay, Debit and more, all certified on the Verifone VX805 device. Since early 2016, Vantiv has been onboarding Microsoft Dynamics RMS retail users in the United States to their VIPay platform for […]