You’ve likely heard the letters EMV by now. Standing for Europay, Mastercard, and Visa — the three companies that pioneered this smart chip credit card system — EMV is a more secure way to use payment terminals that are already in place in much of the world.… Read More

Getting customers through the door is half the battle. So what are businesses doing to attract customers to their shops? A recent trend shows retail chains hosting events to entice customers and boost sales. These in-store events vary by store and brand but they all have the same goal in mind–get the consumer in the store and keep them there.… Read More

With more than 42 million children under the age of five classified as overweight, the World Health Organization (WHO) has proclaimed childhood obesity to be one of the biggest public health challenges of this century. In the United States, the adult obesity rate hit nearly 28 percent by May 2014 — the highest number ever measured by Gallup and Healthways since the two organizations began tracking this data in 2008.… Read More