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 »

Let’s Not Forget About POS

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The headline-making stores in the retail industry focus on the promise of a new era of retail, characterized by an unprecedented pace of innovation. For example, we are witnessing the use of virtual/augmented reality, new and highly sophisticated applications of artificial intelligence, bots, and more. Point of sale (POS) technology may not get much attention… Read more »

Important! New Counterpoint TLS Requirements

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New PCI DSS Requirements for Credit Card Processing March 13, 2018   By now, you may have received notice from your credit card processor or from NCR about upcoming changes to credit card processing that will take place in the next few months.  We wanted to help explain these changes and put them into perspective… Read more »

Counterpoint Calendar Update

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It’s a new year!  If your Counterpoint calendar follows the normal calendar, you’ll want to make sure you’ve updated your system for 2018.   First, create a calendar (if you don’t already have one) for 2018 in Setup | System | Calendars.  You can configure custom Seasons, Months, and Weeks, or you can click the… Read more »