Monday, January 11, 2010

Automated Phone Phishing Attacks Hit 3 More States

GA, IA and IN Institutions Report Scams to Defraud Customers

Financial institutions in Georgia, Iowa and Indiana report being hit by the automated phone phishing attacks that have been striking institutions across the U.S. since early last fall.

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Blue Horizon Hospitality Group Selects Radiant Systems as Point-of-Sale Technology Provider

http://www.radiantsystems.comAloha Enterprise solution to help China’s leading American Casual concept grow

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Radiant Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: RADS) today announced the successful deployment of the Aloha Enterprise solution in five of Shanghai’s blue frog bar & restaurant locations, helping ensure future growth of one of China’s most successful American Casual concepts, which is owned and operated along with KABB bar & grill by Blue Horizon Hospitality Group.

“We are delighted with Radiant’s partnership and service as their team has made it easy for these sites to transition to the Aloha solution, and we look forward to continue deploying the technology within other locations in the future,” said Michelle LaVallee, chief operating officer at Blue Horizon Hospitality Group. “Radiant’s approach to client satisfaction and the hospitality industry’s business needs is refreshing and is sure to be a game changer in China. We are excited to use the Aloha Enterprise solution, particularly Aloha Loyalty, as a way for us to improve upon our brand promise to customers and share holders, grow our customer base and reward guests for their visits with us.”

Blue frog bar & grill implemented Aloha Enterprise modules including Aloha Table Service POS, Aloha Insight, Aloha Loyalty, Aloha Stored Value, MenuLink Labor and MenuLink Inventory. Running on Radiant 1220 hardware terminals, Aloha Table Service POS has a user-friendly interface to help employees send orders to the kitchen quickly, increasing speed of service and productivity and allowing restaurant staff to spend more time serving guests. Back office intelligence offered through Aloha Insight, MenuLink Labor and MenuLink Inventory enables Blue Horizon management to reduce food and labor costs through increased visibility of site inefficiencies as well as measure operational performance through a variety of configurable reporting tools. In addition, Aloha Loyalty software helps drive customer loyalty and stimulate repeat business through customizable reward and bonus programs, while Aloha Stored Value drives profits through gift card purchases as well as tracking how, when and where gift cards are used to make more informed marketing decisions.

“We are especially pleased to be working with Blue Horizon as they deploy complete technology solutions from Radiant in China,” said Craig Panter, director of Asia Pacific sales for the international division at Radiant Systems. “We firmly believe that the Aloha Enterprise suite will provide Blue Horizon with a platform for growth to help separate them from an increasingly competitive market. Our team in Shanghai looks forward to supporting them with their new technology implementation as well as future maintenance and growth.”

About Radiant Systems, Inc.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Radiant Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: RADS) is a global provider of innovative technology to the hospitality and retail industries. For more than two decades, Radiant's point of sale hardware and software solutions have helped to redefine the consumer experience in more than 100,000 restaurants, retail stores, stadiums, parks, arenas, cinemas, convenience stores, fuel centers and other customer-service venues. Radiant has offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

Merchant Warehouse and Xsilva to Demonstrate LightSpeed Integration with MerchantWare at Upcoming NRF’s Big Show

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Next generation POS system exclusively for the Mac now comes with end-to-end encryption solution for added security

NRF Annual Convention 2010

Booth 2047

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merchant Warehouse, a premier provider of merchant accounts and credit card processing solutions, and Xsilva Systems Inc., maker of LightSpeed®, a comprehensive suite of easy-to-use tools for retailers, today announced they will be demonstrating LightSpeed’s integration with MerchantWARE® Payment Gateway™ at the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) Big Show, taking place at New York City’s Javits Convention Center on January 11-12th, 2010.

The partnership with Merchant Warehouse enables Xsilva to offer secure encrypted credit card processing in addition to its ground-breaking, innovative POS system. With the MerchantWARE gateway and encrypted card reader, merchants never actually transmit or store non-encrypted sensitive credit card information, giving merchants and Xsilva added peace of mind.

LightSpeed combines a powerful POS for front-counter retail with back-office functions such as inventory management, purchasing, order processing and reporting and encrypted credit card processing.

“MerchantWARE helps optimize our LightSpeed solution by providing secure credit card processing. Transactions are encrypted and secure using the payment gateway, so our customers can feel safe and secure," said Ian Haugh, Director of Sales. “MerchantWARE provides additional assurance for us and our customers.”

LightSpeed POS is an ideal solution for single-stores, small-to-medium-sized retail chains and online retailers across a broad spectrum of verticals in the retail sector. MerchantWARE certified payment processing applications are designed to help developers and VARs create certified payment processing POS systems on the market. With LightSpeed and Merchant Warehouse MerchantWARE, Xsilva offers one of the most secure, comprehensive and intuitive retail POS systems available today. Come see a LightSpeed demo at NRF, Booth 2047, Jan. 11-12, 2010.



National Retail Federation’s 99th Annual Convention & EXPO



January 11-12, 2010



Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY



Merchant Warehouse enables merchants to process all forms of electronic payments including credit, debit, EBT, rewards and gift cards, and checks using any payment processing device. The MerchantWARE product suite enables independent software vendors (ISVs) and point-of-sale (POS) developers to enhance the value of their offerings by integrating certified, secure and easy-to-use payment processing solutions with POS systems.


Xsilva, maker of LightSpeed, a comprehensive suite of retail tools tailored for the Mac, will be located at Booth No. 2047 and will be demonstrating its LightSpeed POS, now integrated with MerchantWARE.

About Merchant Warehouse

Since 1998, Merchant Warehouse has set the standard for credit card processing by guaranteeing competitive pricing in merchant accounts, software, equipment, and providing dedicated, high quality customer service. Over 80,000 merchants later, the company continues to lead the industry with groundbreaking technology initiatives: MerchantWARE®; BINsmart™; and MerchantWARE Mobile. Merchant Warehouse has been named the ETA 2009 ISO of the Year, Business Solutions’ Best Channel Vendor for 2009 & 2010 and is a two-time recipient of the Boston Business Journal Pacesetter Award. Merchant Warehouse co-CEO, Henry Helgeson, was also named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2009 for New England. The company is committed to community and charitable involvement. For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter at

About Xsilva

Xsilva Systems makes a comprehensive suite of retail tools under the LightSpeed brand that are tailored to the Mac platform and intended to help individual retailers and small retail chains grow and manage their businesses more effectively. LightSpeed makes managing a retail business as easy as click, drag and drop, and features a powerful front-counter point of sale solution. It also features extensive quoting, ordering and invoicing capabilities, label and barcode printing, reporting, inventory management, customer profiling and tracking, credit-card processing, gift cards, multi-store lookups and stock transfers. Add-on module LightSpeed Web Store allows retailers to generate and maintain a customizable PHP- and CSS-based e-commerce site from their LightSpeed database.

Magstar's New Mobile POS Solution Helps NRF Retailers Save MoneyWhile They Go Green

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Magstar's New Mobile POS Solution Helps NRF Retailers Save Money and Keep Their Customers Happy While They Go Green

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Magstar Inc. (“Magstar; NRF Booth 1843”), a leading enterprise retail and point solution developer, announces that Magstar Mobile POS will turn the latest lightweight Motorola MC75 wireless handhelds into full-featured checkouts.

Steven Greenwood of Magstar said, "Mobile POS allows retailers to do lane-busting anywhere inside or outside their stores. Magstar Mobile POS does everything that a POS unit can do: transaction entries or stock enquiries through to complete credit/debit payments."

Mr. Greenwood noted, "Magstar Mobile POS streamlines customer purchases, inquiries and returns. They can sign up for loyalty programs by using their driver's licenses, see their favorite items and access their purchase history. Retailers' get a green solution and boost their ROI when they use less floor space, counters, heating/cooling/electrical and paper. They'll also use less staff and management time."

Magstar Mobile POS allows inventory counts, receivings and shelf price verification to be done when units are not being used as a POS for even more dramatic ROI and staff productivity improvements. Mobile POS is easily and quickly integrated into Magstar Total Retail or Total POS solutions, or into other enterprise retail solutions. Demonstrations will take place in Magstar's booth and in Motorola's Pavilion (NRF #1623/1723).


Magstar Total Retail offers fully-integrated, multichannel ERP for SMB's. Full-featured point solutions for small to Fortune 100 firms include Magstar Total POS, Magstar Mobile POS, and Magstar Total Warehouse. Magstar's clients are leaders in their market segments. Magstar is a Motorola, and a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, as well as an IBM, HP, DigiPoS and NCR Partner. One of the most cost-effective solutions available, Magstar is a top RIS News’ Leaderboard software solution and was a, "Vendor You Need to Know in 2010," in For information, please visit

Fiserv to Release Fourth Quarter and Year-End Earnings for 2009 on February 2, 2010

BROOKFIELD, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), the leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, will announce its fourth quarter and full year 2009 financial results after the close of regular market trading on Tuesday, February 2, 2010.

The company will provide a live Webcast of its earnings conference call over the Internet at 4 p.m. CST on February 2, 2010. The live Webcast and archived replay can be accessed at Those wishing to listen to the discussion should log on ten minutes before the start of the call. An archive of the call will be available about one hour after the call concludes.

About Fiserv

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV) is the leading global provider of information management and electronic commerce systems for the financial services industry, driving innovation that transforms experiences for financial institutions and their customers. Ranked No. 1 on the FinTech 100 survey of top technology partners to the financial services industry, Fiserv celebrates its 25th year in 2009.

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Ingenico Launches Secure Multimedia Powerhouse iSC350 to Kick-Off 99th NRF Show

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 11, 2010) - Ingenico, the global leader in secure transaction and payment solutions, today unveiled the Ingenico iSC350, the fastest, most secure and versatile multimedia payment terminal available in the marketplace. The announcement was made at the 99th Annual National Retail Federation's (NRF) Big Show.

The iSC350 features true multimedia capabilities including full motion video over a crisp VGA monitor complete with stereo sound. These features enable high-volume retailers with a powerful new tool for up-selling, cross-selling and strengthening brand loyalty. Built on Ingenico's new Telium 2 platform, it also offers retailers unmatched transaction speed and the full range of payment choices, from contactless "tap and go" to signature capture. The iSC350's top faceplate can be customized with a retailer-unique color to provide retailers with a branded option.

"We're very excited about launching the new iSC350. It's the most secure terminal in its class that is fully PCI-compliant to protect retailers' investment and keep their brands safe," said Christopher Justice, President of Ingenico, North America. "Since this product is designed for the special needs of big retailers such as grocery and department stores, this terminal turns a traditional transaction into a feature-rich multimedia experience that has the power to engage customers in a whole new way. This terminal is a powerful, cost-effective, interactive customer touch-point that opens up a whole new world of payments and promotions."

Building on its proven base of innovative technology and global security expertise, Ingenico has invested heavily to ensure that the iSC350 is the most secure terminal that retailers can find in today's marketplace. The terminal is designed to be PCI PED 2.1 compliant and will come standard equipped with Ingenico's most secure On-Guard™ Card Swipe encryption technology to ensure that every payment transaction is securely captured and processed.

"Retailers are looking for non-traditional and innovative ways to reach and engage customers. In today's extremely competitive environment, retailers are seeking to differentiate themselves in any way possible," said Lisa Shipley, Ingenico's Senior Vice President of Sales, North America. "The iSC350 is the ultimate terminal that truly meets the ever evolving needs of retailers, addressing the increasing pressures and expectations they face to guarantee secure transactions for their customers when cardholders' data is captured in their databases."

With full motion multimedia capabilities, pulling content from either local or web-based sources, the iSC350 attracts customer attention to revenue-generating services and promotions such as loyalty program enrollment, gift card sales, product orders or credit applications.

The iSC350 is also easy to manage, with a range of on-board features that make access simple including a 6-in-1 rear panel for maximum flexibility during installation and a side-mounted USB port for upgrading software and adding new applications. Optional managed services, created around the Telium 2 platform, create easy access to secure web-based services, simplify the delivery of multimedia files and new applications across the full installation, improve management and offer new security options.

The iSC350 benefits at a glance:

  • -- Transaction processing in record time (400 MHz processor)

  • -- Memory upgrade to 32 GB using µSD slot

  • -- A 10% faster software downloading compared to other brands

  • -- Multimedia capabilities to support revenue-generating services and promotional campaigns

  • -- Seamless software migration for current i6xxx series Ingenico customers

  • -- Retailers will enjoy an enterprise document management system that helps control electronic documents and signatures.

"We are confident that our customers will be immediately drawn to the potential of a true multimedia platform for promoting their brands, delivering important messages to their customers and improving the customer experience through a fast and fun checkout," Justice said. "The iSC350 really can help turn the point of sale into a point of affinity. It arms merchants with power beyond payment."

More information on the iSC350 at

About Ingenico (ING) Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING) is a leading provider of payment solutions, with over 15 million terminals deployed in more than 125 countries. Its 2,850 employees worldwide support retailers, banks and service providers to optimize and secure their electronic payments solutions, develop their offer of services and increase their point of sales revenue. More information on

Jersey Gas Stations Charge More Because You Charge More

N.J. gas stations offer cheaper prices for customers who pay in cash

By Danny Teigman/The Star-Ledger

When Frank Gutowski drove by an ExxonMobil gas station in Rockaway recently, he did a double take. On a sky-blue sign high above the ground were two numbers: $2.49 and $2.93.

What caught Gutowski’s attention was both were for a gallon of regular unleaded. Just above the cheaper price was the word "Cash" written in large yellow letters. Next to the more expensive number, in much smaller letters, was the word "Credit." For an extra 45 cents a gallon, you could buy the exact same gas with your Visa or MasterCard.

With New Jersey gas prices averaging $2.53 a gallon, the Rockaway Exxon was offering a better-than-average deal if customers paid in cash. But for pulling out plastic, they would have to pay 18 percent more. That’s another $5 to $12 to fill the tank, depending on the size of the car.

Gasoline and industry experts say the high price of gas in recent years has resulted in more and more people using plastic to fill their tanks, and because station owners must pay credit card processing fees of 2 percent or 3 percent, more of those owners are passing on the extra expense to consumers. As long as stations clearly note their prices, there is no state or federal regulation against two-tiered pricing. The problem for car owners is not only the difference in money, but in these recessionary times, having the extra cash on hand.

"I think it’s here to stay unless it’s outlawed," said David Weinstein, a spokesman for the American Automobile Association clubs of New Jersey.

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The Case for a Healthcare Payments NetworkCutting Fraud, Slashing Waste, Saving Billions: The Case for a Healthcare Payments Network

The healthcare industry is choking on paper and manual processes that clog the system with more paperwork - hiding fraud, denying basic accountability and bleeding billions of dollars per year in fraud and duplicative costs. TSYS' Trey Jinks on what the U.S. healthcare industry can learn from the global payments business. Read more

To view the entire Briefing Room on Healthcare Payments, go here.


HP ap5000HP Unveils Touch-enabled Point-of-Sale System for Retail Stores

The HP ap5000 All-in-One POS System features a self-contained combination of products that removes the guesswork for retailers wanting to create a comprehensive POS hardware solution. "As the retail market recovers from economic hard times, HP has developed a broad retail product portfolio to best meet changing customer needs," said Ray Carlin, vice president, Retail Store Solutions Global Business Unit, HP.  Read more


The Lydian Payments JournalOur monthly journal publishes original content from prominent thought leaders across the globe. It shapes and chronicles the industry on a spectrum of topics from policy issues such as competition, consumer protection, fees and interchange to disruptive innovation such as social lending, remittance products, and mobile commerce.


What is Changing? Age, Economic Crises, And Shifting Patterns of Card Use by Ronald J. Mann

Payment Card Interchange Fees and Merchant Service Charges - An International Comparison by Fumiko Hayashi

Cooperation Models for the Development of Mobile Payment Solutions by Marc Bourreau and Marianne Verdier

PCIDSS and the Legal Framework for Security: An Update on Recent Developments and Policy Directions by Edward A. Morse and Vasant Raval

NRF: Retails Big Show ... 2010 Exhibitor Profiles

NRF Annual Convention 2010 Exhibitor Profiles

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The NRF Annual Convention 2010 takes place January 10 - 13, 2010 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

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Listed below are NRF Annual Convention exhibitor profiles.

Company: 4R Systems, Inc.
Booth: 1745
Media Contact: Ellen Guinan
Phone: 610-644-1234 x211
4R Systems is a leading provider of advanced inventory and supply chain solutions which help retailers significantly increase profits by optimizing their inventory and related supply chain decisions. Founded by supply chain experts from Wharton and Harvard Business School, 4R solutions profit optimize the matching of supply with demand. From initial launch, through replenishment and to end-of-life and for both basic and fashion items, 4R provides retailers such as Family Dollar Stores, Crate and Barrel and The Vitamin Shoppe with solutions that fit their business and drive increases in profitability of hundreds of basis points. For more information, visit


Company: Cegid
Booth: 1858
Media Contact: Lyndsey Sparnon
Phone: 44 (0) 1908 272 420
Cegid’s retail management software solutions and services are proven to improve productivity performance and profitability of speciality retailers. The company has offices in USA (New York), Europe, Africa, Asia and an international network of business partners. Solutions include merchandise planning, manufacturing and sourcing, merchandise management, wholesale, advanced replenishment, EPoS, CRM and business intelligence. Cegid’s solutions are also available “on demand” based on a SaaS deployment model and addresses the needs of companies of all sizes. Over 1,000 retailers and 20,000 stores in more than 65 countries are currently using Cegid’s retail management solutions to drive their business forward.


Company: Comm-Works
Booth: 2624
Media Contact: Jacqui Olson
Phone: 763-852-3171
Comm-Works is a global provider of technology services for the retail industry. Our services’ suite covers a complete lifecycle of services including assessments, design, staging, inventory management, warehousing, integration and deployment as well as ongoing support and managed services. Comm-Works applies its lifecycle services to: network infrastructure and wireless, collaboration, customer interface technology such as point-of-sale, traffic counters, kiosks, and digital signage and network and physical security including IP surveillance and analytics and energy management. Comm-Works can be your single-source provider to fit any of your voice, data and IT infrastructure needs. One call. We take IT from there. Anywhere.


Company: Coze Communications
Booth: 1558
Phone: 412-567-7703
Coze Communications ( is a provider of wireless headset communication systems for mobile workers in retail stores. Coze features a lightweight, comfortable wireless headset for group conferencing - no bulky walkie talkies, tangled wires or expensive telephones. Press a button on your headset to speak to your entire team of in-store mobile retail associates. The Coze system is easy to setup and deploy in your store. Coze will save time and improve your customer shopping experience with instant in-store communication.


Company: Cybera
Booth: 2158
Media Contact: Misty Mitchell, Marketing Comm. Manager
Phone: 615-301-2340
Cybera is the leading provider of cloud-based security and network solutions to enterprise customers in the retail, restaurant, convenience/petroleum and healthcare industries. Cybera’s hosted security applications greatly reduce the upfront and overall cost of network security by eliminating the need for expensive on-site equipment and software. Cybera’s solutions are sold as a monthly service to companies ranging from small businesses with ten of locations to large, multi-national corporations with locations numbering in the tens of thousands. Cybera has been named to the Inc. 5000 for three consecutive years, the Deloitte Fast 500 and has won numerous industry awards. (866)4CYBERA


Company: DigitalPersona, Inc.
Booth: 2755
Media Contact: Derek James
Phone: 408-727-0351 x770
DigitalPersona fingerprint identity solutions reduce retail costs and risks associated with employee access cards, codes and passwords. Retailers benefit from reduced shrink, employee time tracking, fast terminal log on/off and proper personnel validation. DigitalPersona solutions tie specific transactions to the actual people who perform them – providing strong accountability that’s fast and easy to use. This lets retailers know, FOR SURE, who is doing what, when. DigitalPersona solutions are used in over 90% of the biometric POS terminals on the market today. For more information contact DigitalPersona at +1 650.474.4000 or visit


Company: Eastern Connection
Booth: 2651
Media Contact: Christine Fay
Phone: 800-877-4745
Eastern Connection is the largest regional transportation & logistics provider on the East Coast. In business since 1983, EC services thousands of zips codes from ME-VA and handles hundreds of thousands of parcels weekly. Our extensive experience in ground spoke-and-hub network systems and advanced technological capabilities allow us to provide services similar in performance to the national carriers, yet with the flexibility, customization and personalized service of regional providers. Services provided include Ground, Priority & Same Day Delivery, Specialized Logistics, Warehousing, Fleet & Staff Leasing, Expedited Postal Mail, and so much more. Visit or call 800-877-4745 for more information.


Company: Givex USA Corporation
Booth: 1942
Media Contact: Bryan Wang
Phone: 416 350 9660 x 309
Givex is known for innovative stored-value technology that has driven customer acquisition and retention programs for clients in 35 countries since 1999. Givex provides a broad range of profit enhancing processes that seamlessly integrate gift cards, loyalty engines, e-couponing and targeted email campaigns. This innovation is also backed up by years of experience and the relentless pursuit of excellence that defines our technology and client support. Find out more at


Company: Indyme Solutions, Inc.
Booth: 2170
Media Contact: Joey L. Leffel
Phone: 800.829.6141
Now your store team can instantly know when a shopper needs assistance, a cashier needs support, or a perimeter door has been opened. Instant notification of “assistance needed” from a shopper or your store team is as easy as a push of a button using our patented, wireless Help Buttons. Indyme serves over 22,000 stores from apparel stores to DIY warehouses, supermarkets to department stores, and drug to discount stores.


Company: Kount, Inc.
Booth: 124
Media Contact: Joanne Taylor
Phone: 208-472-5662
Kount – the Elite Fraud Fighting Force

Kount, Inc. has created a highly sophisticated fraud fighting technology that provides the best possible fraud prevention for e-retailers who are serious about fighting cyber crime.

Kount deploys multiple technologies to identify, track, and defeat fraudulent users by linking suspect orders in real time, across multiple merchants. Its comprehensive arsenal of tools includes device fingerprinting, multi-merchant order linking, Proxy Piercer geolocation tools, Kount Dynamic Scoring automatic risk updates, predictive modeling and other capabilities that represent the best-in-class fraud detection and prevention technologies.

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Company: Manhattan Associates
Booth: 2002
Ticker Symbol & Exchange: MANH
Media Contact: Will Haraway
Phone: 404.593.8320
Manhattan Associates continues to deliver on its 20-year heritage of providing global supply chain excellence to more than 1,200 customers worldwide that consider supply chain optimization core to their strategic market leadership. The company's supply chain innovations include: Manhattan SCOPE® a portfolio of software solutions and technology that leverages a Supply Chain Process Platform to help organizations optimize their supply chains from planning through execution; Manhattan SCALE™, a portfolio of distribution management and transportation management solutions built on Microsoft. NET technology; and Manhattan Carrier™, a suite of supply chain solutions specifically addressing the needs of the motor carrier industry.


Company: Manthan Systems

Manthan Systems produces cutting edge analytic solutions for global Retail and CPG organizations. Manthan's breakthrough analytics products for Merchandise, Finance, Customer and Supplier Collaboration & Analytics, under the ARC product portfolio, span the entire spectrum of decision making for retail and CPG industries. These award winning products provide a significant edge to a retailer’s analytical capability and maturity. The solution, delivered in a failsafe, time-bound, cost-effective manner, encourages enterprise-wide adoption of BI and analytics. Manthan has deployed ARC across a wide range of retail segments and formats, and transformed decision making for some of the biggest names in retail globally.


Company: MegaPath, Inc.
Booth: 2155
Media Contact: Kristine Gager
Phone: 703-218-3555
MegaPath ( is the leading provider of managed IP communications services in North America. MegaPath leverages its wide selection of broadband connectivity, Virtual Private Networks (VPN), Voice over IP (VoIP) and security technologies to enable retailers to lower costs, increase security and enhance productivity. Retailers of all sizes can easily and securely communicate between their headquarters, branch offices, retail locations, mobile workers and business partners. To learn more about why 20,000 companies have chosen MegaPath’s managed IP data, voice and security services to improve their business communications, visit MegaPath at booth 2155 during NRF or call 1-877-MegaPath (634-2728).


Company: pcCashdrawer
Booth: 2817
Media Contact: Ted AveLallemant
Phone: 602-692-6813
pcCashdrawer debuts the POSmicro, pcKeyboard, and the lowest cost, smallest footprint POS system that integrates the Intel Atom processor inside APG or MMF cashdrawers or Cherry SPOS keyboard.

These smallest, lowest cost, latest Intel Atom technology offerings mean that a GREEN POS PC is available at a cost of $499. and comes with a 3 year warranty.

Operating under the pcCashdrawer brand, Ave Investments, Inc manufactures, installs, and services innovative POS platforms. We have helped 60 national retailers with innovative hardware, services, and maintenance for 26 years.


Company: Predictix
Booth: 1659
Media Contact: Valerie Kusler
Phone: 512-794-8876
Predictix helps Tier 1 retailers and brands make better merchandising decisions with the first and only software-as-a-service suite for planning, allocation, assortment and space optimization, pricing, promotions, forecasting, and replenishment. Building on our executive team’s experience in leading well-known retail technology companies, we’ve developed our software from the ground up so our clients can completely tailor and adapt it as their business needs change. We implement our solutions rapidly – and with no hardware to buy, large up-front investments to make, or long-term commitments to sign, our clients can move quickly and confidently on their merchandising initiatives. For information, visit


Company: QuantiSense
Booth: 1465
Media Contact: Valerie Kusler
Phone: 512-794-8876
QuantiSense is the leading provider of analytics and business intelligence (BI) applications exclusively for retailers. Implemented in 100 days, the QuantiSense application features a best-practices retail data warehouse and ETL that can layer atop your existing data warehouse in addition to pulling data from source systems. Users conduct analysis using QuantiSense's packaged analytics, reports, and role-based dashboards tailored for executives, buyers, planners, allocators, and additional roles throughout the retail enterprise. QuantiSense Playbooks® empower retailers with role-based scenarios and situational analysis to drive process throughout the enterprise and guide users to the appropriate actions every time. To learn more, visit


Company: Quantum Retail
Booth: 2359
Media Contact: Dan Brown
Phone: 415-420-7880
Quantum Retail has developed advanced inventory management solutions that quickly optimize forecasting and advanced order planning, replenishment and allocation, and assortment and range planning activities. Quantum enables retailers in verticals from fashion to grocery to improve the performance of every product at every store to drive sales and improve service. All Quantum’s customers to date have achieved significant and measurable ROI within six months or less of installation.

Quantum knows retail is changing. You can either change with it, or stick with the same solutions everyone else is using. We understand innovation leads to growth and growth leads to success.


Company: Raymark
Booth: 2137
Media Contact: Melanie Tabet
Phone: 514-737-0941 Ext 701
Based in Montreal, Canada with offices worldwide, Raymark is a world-ready retail technology vendor looking to succeed locally or globally. Developed by retail industry specialists, Xpert-Series™ multiple currency, language and tax capabilities make the system configurable on both a local and international level. Raymark’s end-to-end portfolio of applications includes merchandise management, POS, replenishment, planning and open-to-buy, reporting, CRM, mobile retail and BI. Available for deployment in both hosted or on premise environments, Xpert-Series™ offers real-time, centralized information, and is tailored for retailers in both soft and hard goods verticals, including apparel, footwear, health and beauty, jewelry, department stores and specialty.


Company: Reflexis Systems, Inc.
Booth: 1345
Media Contact: David L. Andrews
Phone: 603-494.4151
Reflexis workforce management/task execution software enables retailers to execute their strategy flawlessly and uncover profit. Many of the best-known retailers in the world have implemented Reflexis labor scheduling, task management/KPI, and Time & Attendance solutions. Reflexis customers have reported dramatic improvements in store-level compliance with corporate strategies; higher productivity of merchandising, field, and store management; and increased sales and profitability. Reflexis solutions have also been implemented on a variety of handheld devices, including rugged mobile computers from Motorola and BlackBerry smartphones from Research in Motion.


Company: Revionics, Inc
Booth: 1971
Media Contact: Susan Boyme
Phone: 916-677-5433
Revionics delivers the most advanced predictive pricing, promotion, markdown, and inventory optimization system available to retailers. Our technology leverages an integrated forecast, enabling a coherent view of customer demand across all decision areas. Our proprietary approach, Revenue Bionics™, applies advanced analytics and science to predict customer behavior, empowering retailers to make faster, informed decisions, improve customer loyalty, and achieve their overall financial objectives. Our solutions are delivered on a modern, fully scalable, pay-as-you-go, software-as-a-service platform. More than 100 clients in retail grocery, automotive, drug, building materials, convenience, general merchandise, and discount stores rely on Revionics. For more information please visit


Company: RPE - Retail Process Engineering
Booth: 2211
Media Contact: Jeanette Miller
Phone: 813-786-6977
RPE is a leading strategic consulting services provider exclusively focused on retail providing implementation, integration, modification, business process re-engineering, system upgrades and systems management services for retailers worldwide. Areas of expertise include JDA Software, JDA MMS Software as a Service, Manhattan Associates, Island Pacific and most leading software applications.

Clients include Anna’s Linens, Cabela’s, Charlotte Russe, Guitar Center, Five Below, Fred Meyer, Forzani Group, lululemon athletica, Michael Kors, Modell’s Sporting Goods, Nautica, Perfumania, Party City, Spencer Gifts, Vitamin Shoppe, VF Corporation and many more. For more information, visit or stop by NRF booth #2211.


Company: Tidel Engineering, L.P.
Booth: 559
Media Contact: Ed Grondahl, EVP Global Sales
Phone: 972-484-3358
Tidel, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sentinel Technologies, Inc. (a private holding company), has been a manufacturer of cash security equipment designed for specialty retail marketers since 1978. Tidel designs and manufactures products for cash security and robbery prevention, as well as retail cash management. To date, Tidel has sold more than 200,000 systems in the U.S. and over 40 other countries. Tidel provides a 24-hour, seven-day customer service center and offers customer service and support in over 120 countries worldwide. Information about the company and its products may be found on the company’s website at or email


Company: Torex
Booth: 751
Media Contact: Leslie Dodwell
Phone: 562-597-9205
Torex has more than 25 years working in partnership with the world’s most forward-thinking retail, hospitality, and grocery, petroleum and convenience brands to excite, engage and retain their customers. Over 7,000 customers worldwide depend on our best-in-class business and technology solutions and knowledgeable industry experts to help them identify, define and deliver a more personal and qualitative experience for each customer, and to maximize profitability, increase return on investment and achieve competitive advantage.


Company: UPM Raflatac
Booth: 1643
Ticker Symbol & Exchange: Helsinki Stock Exchange; UPM
Media Contact: Patricia Lahepelto
Phone: 800-992-3882
UPM Raflatac, part of UPM’s Engineered Materials business group, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of self-adhesive label materials and the world’s number one producer of HF and UHF radio frequency identification (RFID) tags and inlays.
UPM Raflatac has a global service network consisting of 14 factories on five continents and a broad network of sales offices and slitting and distribution terminals worldwide. UPM Raflatac employs 2,600 people and made sales of approximately USD 1.4 billion (EUR 1 billion) in 2008. Further information is available at


Company: Vertex, Inc
Booth: 2153
Media Contact: Brigitte Geiss
Phone: 800-355-3500
With more than 30 years of experience, Vertex Inc. is the leading provider of enterprise corporate tax solutions and process management services worldwide.
Vertex solutions help companies streamline and integrate tax provision and compliance processes, and leverage information to discover new strategic tax savings across every major line of business tax, including income, sales, consumer use, value added, communications, and payroll. To serve its customers, Vertex works in partnership with the world’s leading providers of ERP software and related services.


Company: Zebra Technologies Corporation
Booth: 1737
Ticker Symbol & Exchange: ZBRA
Media Contact: Tim Dreyer
Phone: 847-793-5677
Zebra Technologies Corporation improves customers’ business performance through products and solutions that identify, track and manage assets, transactions and people. In more than 100 countries around the world, more than 90 percent of Fortune 500 companies use innovative and reliable Zebra printers, supplies, RFID products and software to increase productivity, improve quality, lower costs, and deliver better customer service. By enabling improvements in sourcing, visibility, security and accuracy, Zebra helps its customers to put the right asset in the right place at the right time. Information about Zebra and Zebra-brand products can be found at

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