Entries by brp

EMV Is No Payment Security Panacea

eSECURITY PLANET – On Oct. 1, 2015, the U.S. will become the last G20 country to transition to EMV technology, which leverages a chip in the payment card instead of a magnetic stripe to authenticate a transaction.

More Retailers Will Support EMV in 2015

CPSnet – A whopping 650% more retailers reported that they will support Europay MasterCard Visa (EMV) by October 2015, the deadline when credit-card liability shifts back to the retailer for those not compliant with EMV policies, according to a new survey from a technology consultancy Boston Retail Partners (BRP).

Key Findings Of Cisco Consulting Services Retail Survey

InvestCorrectly – A new study by Cisco Systems, Inc., known as Cisco Consulting Services retail survey, highlighted the consumer preference for IoE (Internet of Everything) enabled retail experiences. This article includes results from the Boston Retail Partners’ 2015 POS/Customer Engagement Benchmarking Survey and quotes from BRP principals Brian Brunk and Ken Morris.

Trust & Confidence in Payment Security

WEBSITE MAGAZINE – A new survey out from Boston Retail Partners (BRP) indicates that the top IT priority for retailers in 2015 is improving payment security and protecting the confidentiality of sensitive information. More than 63 percent of respondents in the BRP 2015 POS/Customer Engagement Benchmarking Survey indicated that payment security is among their top three priorities for 2015.

Survey: Retailers’ top IT priority is payment security

CHAIN STORE AGE – Survey results released by Boston Retail Partners found that the top IT priority for retailers in 2015 is focused on improving payment security, and protecting the confidentiality of sensitive information. For the first time in 16 years, more than 63% of the retail respondents in the BRP 2015 POS/Customer Engagement Benchmarking Survey indicated that payment security is among their top priorities for 2015.

2015 Outlook: The Customer Experience is Key

RIS News – Byline article by Ken Morris, principal, Boston Retail Partners, focuses on retailers top IT priorities for 2015. As we look to 2015, rather than speculate what top retailers will focus on, we asked them about their priorities in a series of surveys over the past year.

Private Equity Money And Grocery Retailers: What Does It Mean?

RETAIL LEADER – Good cash flows, valuable locations and other factors are making the grocery industry attractive to private-equity firms. This article focuses on how investors value grocery investments and the role real estate plays in the valuation. This article includes several quotes from Ken Morris, principal, Boston Retail Partners.