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RetailNOW 2017 Recap: Announcements, Awards, and News Coverage

August 14, 2017

With numerous companies launching products during RSPA’s RetailNOW 2017, a leading point-of-sale and payments industry digital source focused heavily on Sterling's new product launch.

Technology and Social Media Keynote

Eric Qualman, author of Socialnomics and keynote at RetailNOW 2017, set out to inspire leaders in the payments industry to become digital leaders in the social media space. Put his lessons into practice. Connect and engage with people and brands within your business ecosystem.

#RetailNOW2017 by the numbers, according to Sterling Payment Technologies:

880,900 potential accounts reached by the RetailNOW conversation
9,600,000 views of posts using RetailNOW-related hashtags
3,267 total tweets about RetailNOW 2017
574 people posted about RetailNOW 2017 on Twitter

Want to learn more about using social media to help your business? >> READ MORE FROM OUR BLOG 


Point of Sale News Covers RetailNOW 2017 

With numerous companies launching products during RSPA’s RetailNOW 2017, a leading point-of-sale and payments industry digital source focused heavily on our new product launch.

“Sterling Payment Technologies, a leading provider of secure payment processing, today launched its SmartECR®, an EMV-enabled device that allows SAM4s cash registers to accept EMV chip cards and digital wallets such as Apple Pay®. As an all-in-one payment solution, SmartECR also includes comprehensive online sales reporting and price management software, as well as a wireless payment option.” >> READ MORE FROM POINTOFSALE.COM


We Launched the SmartECR

SmartECR enables SAM4s cash registers to accept EMV transactions. This all-in-one solution is easy to install, includes comprehensive online sales reporting, price management software, and a wireless payment option.

In addition to being EMV-enabled, SmartECR’s features include:

• Simple installation with Sterling’s proprietary plug-and-play app
• Bridge Business Intelligence® software, which provides real-time and historical sales reports, and the ability to change pricing from any internet-connected device
• Transaction speeds as fast as 2.75 seconds
• Wireless payments that install in any environment or hard-to-wire location
• Reduced costs associated with chargebacks and fraudulent transactions

“We’ve learned that EMV payment solutions can be difficult to install, hard to support, and expensive for merchants. SmartECR solves these issues within a single device,” said Jim Raftice, President U.S. and Canada, EVO Payments International, parent company of Sterling Technologies. >> READ MORE FROM OUR NEWSROOM 


Partners Named Us a Vendor of Excellence 

Sterling was honored with a Vendor of Excellence award as an Outstanding Provider of Electronic Payments during RetailNOW 2017 in Las Vegas. Every year, RSPA honors select vendors with the Vendor Awards of Excellence during their RetailNOW show. Resellers vote on vendors, which makes it the only award of its kind in our industry. >> READ MORE FROM RSPA

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