Can You Get Better Rates with

Don’t feel trapped or stuck with your credit card processing rates you received when you signed up for For those not familiar with… According to Wikipedia: Authorize.Net is a payment gateway service provider allowing merchants to accept credit card and electronic check payments through their Web site and over an IP (Internet Protocol) … Read more

Exciting Updates from Shopkeep

I wanted to share some exciting developments I’ve learned from Shopkeep – Technology Update 051713  Hi all, This is the first entry in a series of bi-weekly updates I’ll be posting to keep you up to speed on what we’re doing to make ShopKeep POS better. Our development talent is broadly broken up into BackOffice … Read more

Creative New ShopKeep POS iPad Stands

I’ve had a few clients asking me about alternative ShopKeep POS iPad Stands implementations. The typical stands are either metal or acrylic, such as the WindFall POS Stand or the iSkid Flip , or even a newer innovation like the sleek and sturdy stand featured at CES last month. A new trend though is hand crafted wooden ShopKeep … Read more

Sleek and Sturdy ShopKeep POS System

Exciting news coming out of the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show about ShopKeep POS. Finally, a heavy duty, but beautiful solution that integrates your iPad, a magnetic card reader, and a sturdy stand all in one. A magnetic card reader with TDES encryption and DUKPT key management adds serious security; impact-resistant hardware protects the industrious iPad, … Read more

Where to look for Credit Card Processing in 2013

Credit card processing is crucial to any business. The ability to charge credit cards can mean the difference between a sale and no sale. Did you know that roughly 66% of in-store purchases are made with credit or debit cards? Over 180 million people actively carry credit cards with them, so if your business does … Read more

ShopKeep Secures $10 Million in Second Round of Funding – WSJ

Congruity Solutions is extremely excited for the future of our partnership with ShopKeep POS. ShopKeep announced that they have secured $10 million in funding. Here’s the article today from the Wall Street Journal. By Matthew Lynley ShopKeep POS, a New York-based startup that builds a point-of-sales app for the iPad, has raised $10 million in … Read more

How to Stand Out During the 2012 Holiday Season

Our friends at Retail Minded had some great tips from back in 2009 that apply in 2012 on how to compete against the big box retailers during the 2012 holiday season. [blockquote author=”Retail Minded”] Giving More to Get More While big box retailers may be taking more off their prices at retail, they are also … Read more