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Restaurant Loyalty Program Evolution

Restaurant Loyalty Program Evolution

(originally published on the PosiQ blog) For years, marketers and restauranteurs alike have been searching for ways to create a loyalty experience that is as engaging as it is effective. The first stage in the evolution of loyalty platforms came in the form of punch...
2015 EMV Deadline Looms–Your Questions Answered

2015 EMV Deadline Looms–Your Questions Answered

Most likely you’ve been hearing all about the October 2015 deadline in regard to being able to accept EMV and Chip/PIN as a merchant, but chances are you’re not 100% clear on what it means to you and your business.  We jumped on the phone with an industry expert Jason...
The Wagon Wheel: Restaurant Employee Theft Prevention

The Wagon Wheel: Restaurant Employee Theft Prevention

Are you familiar with all of the ways employees can steal from restaurants and bars?  According to the National Restaurant Association, theft and fraud amount to 4% of industry sales! One of the most common is through a trick called “The Wagon Wheel.”  How...
Part 2, More Fraud Prevention Tips for POS

Part 2, More Fraud Prevention Tips for POS

A continuance of our tips from last week from Mercury: Merchants should attempt to swipe every card through a POS terminal. If the terminal cannot read the card, merchants should take a manual imprint of the card. When using a manual imprinter, merchants should check...
Part 1: 6 Tips to Prevent Fraud at the Point of Sale

Part 1: 6 Tips to Prevent Fraud at the Point of Sale

Thank you to Mercury for sharing these important tips for preventing fraud at the point of sale! If a photograph of the cardholder is present on the card, merchants should compare the photograph on the card with the person presenting the card. Merchants should check...