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Revolutionary credit card swiper and iPad stand combo will address major merchant pain point.
NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2013 -- ShopKeep POS, the simplest way to make smarter business decisions, announced an exciting partnership with Griffin Technology, industry leader in the personal computing and digital media accessory market, to launch a revolutionary iPad POS system with a built-in magnetic card reader exclusively available to ShopKeep POS customers in Q1 2013. The newly unveiled Kiosk Retail and ShopKeep POS system will be showcased at the International Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV from January 8-11 at Griffin's booth, LVCC North Hall, #5212.
Durability and secure credit card transactions are often the main concerns merchants have for their POS system. Griffin's Kiosk Retail addresses these pain points with an integrated magnetic card reader and impact-resistant housing for the iPad. For secure transactions, the built-in magnetic card reader is TDES encrypted and has DUKPT key management, similar to the current MagTek® swiper that ShopKeep POS offers.
"We take merchant feedback very seriously. Some of our larger merchants need a sturdier solution to move customers through the line as quickly and efficiently as possible," says Jason Richelson , CEO and founder of ShopKeep POS. "Griffin Technology is renowned for its creative take on industrial design and we are thrilled to offer our customers the Kiosk Retail to help them run their stores better."
"We researched many POS companies before selecting ShopKeep POS as an exclusive launch partner for the Kiosk Retail in the United States," said Dean Shortland , Director of Business Development at Griffin Technology. "We are devoted to creating intuitively designed solutions that enhance user experience and the simple and powerful solutions that ShopKeep POS offers to small businesses fit well with our company focus. Plus, with over 3,500 merchants across the country, they are the leading iPad POS company in the US, and we are looking to scale our solution quickly."
ShopKeep POS is an easy-to-use and flexible point-of-sale solution embraced by thousands of US merchants to manage inventory, customers, and facilitate transactions, all from an iPad. The subscription-based service includes unlimited seven-days-a-week customer care by phone, email and online chat, ensuring its customers are never in the dark and always able to get the help they need when they need it.
About ShopKeep POS
The simplest way to make smarter business decisions, ShopKeep® POS is the affordable, complete platform for running a shop from an iPad with real-time reporting on the web. Backed by the industry's best customer care, the ShopKeep POS iPad App rings sales, processes credit cards and mobile payments, prints and emails receipts, and prints orders remotely to the kitchen. Manage inventory, employees, and customers and view ClearInsight® reports from any web browser. Plus, access real-time sales remotely via a smartphone. Sign up now and start ringing up sales in minutes at http://www.shopkeep.com or call us today at 800-820-9814.
About Griffin Technology
Founded on Paul Griffin 's kitchen table in 1992, Griffin Technology Inc., is today one of the world's foremost creators of accessories for home, mobile, and personal technology. Unique products such as iTrip®, PowerMate®, iFM®, iMic® and Evolve® Wireless Speaker System have broken new ground in consumer electronics and created loyal fans the world over. Today, Griffin products are conceived, designed and developed in-house and continue to push the envelope of the industry they helped create. Learn more about Griffin's entire range of ingenious designs at www.griffintechnology.com, www.facebook.com/griffintech and on Twitter, @griffintech.
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