Counterpoint API

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The Counterpoint API (Application Programming Interface) is a fully supported rest API that allows integration of any number of third-party applications. Why Do I Need the Counterpoint API We built the Counterpoint API with easy integration in mind. Many common features are already supported and ready to go. Just a few include: Support for multiple… Read more »

CPShop for Counterpoint

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  CPShop for Counterpoint   Customers are moving more and more to online shopping. Without an e-commerce solution, your company could be missing out on revenue. Does creating a website seem too daunting, too intimidating? It doesn’t have to be. We are happy to announce we have an e-commerce solution that is simple to create… Read more »

2020 Counterpoint Calendar Update

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If your Counterpoint calendar follows the normal calendar, you’ll want to make sure you’ve updated your system in 2020. First, create a calendar (if you don’t already have one) for 2020 in Setup | System | Calendars.  You can configure custom Seasons, Months, and Weeks, or you can click the Set Default Dates button to… Read more »

Windows Support Changes

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Beginning with the NCR release of Counterpoint 8.5.6.4, NCR will no longer support Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2. For older versions of Counterpoint running these operating systems, as of December 31, 2019, Counterpoint will no longer be supported on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2. This means that NCR will no longer… Read more »

NCR Counterpoint Version 8.5.6.3 Now Available

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A new version of NCR Counterpoint is now available. The enhanced version includes various new features and builds on features currently available within the point of sale software. NCR Counterpoint 8.5.6.3 includes: Line display for Ingenico iSC250 Improved gift card redemption & order processing in Offline mode Ability to accept 5-digit PLU codes Customizing touchscreen… Read more »

Updating Discover for 8-number

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Discover UnionPay is launching a new 8-series BIN range that will start with the number “8” to support continued cardholder growth. The 8-series cards are expected to appear in the market starting in January 2019. To ensure that your system is ready for the new cards, you’ll need to add the “8” prefix to your… Read more »

What is Quick Chip?

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Are your customers complaining of the long check-out waits due to credit card processing times? What if we told you there is a new solution that can cure these headaches, solve the long wait times, and have your customers leaving happy? Interested? NCR Counterpoint now supports Quick Chip for EMV. Quick Chip is an “early… Read more »

Preparing for the Holiday Season

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As the holiday season quickly approaches, it is imperative retailers are fully prepared for the increase in customer traffic. According to the National Retail Federation, holiday retail sales are expected to increase by 4.3 to 4.8 percent for a total of $717.45 billion to $720.89 billion. Many businesses depend on these holiday surges to obtain… Read more »

Halloween Spending to Reach $9 Billion

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Once again, Americans are looking forward to splurging on their favorite candy, costumes, and decorations during the Halloween season. According to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, total spending for Halloween is expected to reach $9 billion, the second highest in the survey’s 14-year history. The figure is relatively… Read more »