VEND is the leading retail cloud based POS in the world. Along with the intuitive retail and backend reporting Mercantile Processing Inc (MPI)  is happy to announce the VEND POS can now do tips. Even better it can do tips with swiped, chip and apple...

Cash discounting is the act of reducing the cost of an item to encourage the use of cash. In most retail cash discount scenarios, the merchants displays a sign that says: All pricing is based on the cash discounted price, if a credit/debit card is...

Return on Assets for banking is defined as Net Income divided by Total Assets. Net Income = Fee income + Interest income - operating expense Total Assets = Deposit Accounts + Bank Capital ROA is an important factor when measuring...

Gift cards have become a staple for most retail and restaurant locations.  They understand the basic need for this giftable item, but what is the real return for the cost of design and printing? The main way that the cost is recouped and a profit...

Tableside Printing and Payments. Are you trying to increase table turnover, reduce payments fraud, sell more drinks,or increase server touches? We will cover the pros of ordering and paying tableside. Also we will recommend some best practices to make this transition as easy and cost...

Mercantile Processing and MPI POS are happy to announce the below compatible POS and Processors for these systems. Any processor listed can process card within any of the POS systems listed. Click this link or watch below video for terminal recommendation. Compatible Doc Processor: TSYS First Data  (Rapid...

VEND’S PROMOTION FEATURE Vend, the number one online point of sale system for modern retailers, has upgraded the software to introduce a key feature called Promotions. The promotions piece was added after a lot of feedback from Vend users on a need to easily put items...

A blog from your trusted point of sale advisors WHAT IS A BATTERY BACKUP? Maybe you’ve heard of an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS). It is often referred to as a battery backup. A UPS or battery backup is an electronic device that provides power to your business-critical...