Merchant Services


New West Technologies Partners with International Bancard on RMH Payment Integration

International Bancard and New West Technologies Partner to release new integration for Retail Management Hero point of sale platform. International Bancard, the Detroit-based payment acceptance technology provider, and Portland-based New West Technologies, Inc, have partnered to provide groundbreaking integrated payment solutions. With this partnership, International Bancard and New West Technologies combine fully integrated, proprietary end-to-end, payments technology, award-winning software development, and national, multi-channel distribution channels to support Retail Management Hero subscribers. Retail Management Hero (RMH) […]

New West Technologies Partners with International Bancard

NFC and Contactless Payments

Social Distance Shopping: Why NFC Payments Make Sense

Near-Field Communication (NFC) touchless payments (Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay, etc.) accommodate physical distancing at the point of sale, as the WHO encourages the use of contactless payments due to COVID-19. The narrative of COVID-19 continues to evolve and many of us – merchants and customers alike – are more acutely aware of the effects that reducing the amount of contact, in public, have in preserving our health and wellness. We’re sending out this […]


Software Engineering: Integration Testing for Reliability

To ensure reliability and stability of our integration products, all development projects have gone through different types of functional and non-functional testing which includes performance testing, usability testing, security testing, regression testing and stress testing, which are crucial to software engineering. By Charlie Wu, Software Engineer In a fast-paced retail environment that processes a large number of daily transactions, it is critical for retailers to have an efficient and reliable point of sale payment system […]

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EBT, SNAP, and WIC: The Why, How, and What Now

Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) is an electronic system that allows a recipient to authorize the transfer of their government benefits from a Federal account to a retailer account to pay for products received. EBT is used in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Guam and has been implemented in all States since June 2004. By Jonathan Fleming, Director of Software Development Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) is a federally funded […]


Store and Forward Versus Offline Support

Does your payment solution offer Store and Forward functionality or Offline Support? If you are unsure about this, it’s time to check. What will happen to your store if the internet stops working? You can’t make a credit card sale without the internet. What happens if your store server breaks down? You can’t complete transactions if your store database is offline. By Eric Linscheid, Quality Assurance Engineer When your payment solution offers Store and Forward […]


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 […]


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 […]


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How To Reduce Credit Card Processing Fees

No one likes to spend money they don’t have to. Even though payment processor fees are a small percentage of the cost of a transaction, when you have many transactions the costs start to add up. Fortunately, there is often a way to reduce these transaction fees. By Reid Phillips, Senior Software Engineer When a point of sale (POS) communicates transaction details via a request to a payment processor, the POS must minimally include certain […]


Cayan Activates New Payment Integration for AX MPOS

Boston, MA – August 6, 2017 – Prompted by increasing demand for payment integration options for Microsoft Dynamics AX, we now have a seamless integration connecting Microsoft Dynamics AX MPOS with Cayan’s Genius payment technology. With this new product, data is completely encrypted end-to-end, tokenized and secure. CPay for AX MPOS comes complete with a range of features that retail stores can depend on: • Process Credit, Debit, EMV and Contactless Payments • Compatibility with […]

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OpenEdge Releases ‘Edge for AX MPOS’ Payments Integration

Lindon, UT – July 26, 2017 – There is a new payments integration available to retailers using Microsoft Dynamics AX MPOS called Edge for AX MPOS. This newest integration from OpenEdge, the integrated payments division of Global Payments, is completely tokenized and encrypted, fully secure and removes retailers from the scope for PCI compliance. Edge for AX MPOS comes with a range of highly sought features that retailers require and depend on: Processing for Credit, […]