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Ellen Cunningham

Ellen loves words, and enjoys the challenge of bringing clarity to complex topics. She uses her writing skills to help educate people about credit card processing as the Marketing Manager for CardFellow, a marketplace where processors compete for businesses. When she’s not helping companies get the best processing solutions, she can be found hanging from a trapeze in aerial circus classes, cycling the beautiful trails in western Massachusetts, or trying new recipes in her kitchen.
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Recent Posts

By: Ellen Cunningham August 11, 2017

What is a POS Purchase? Answering All Of Your POS Questions

Restaurant Technology

In the most basic terms, a point of sale (POS) purchase refers to the moment when a customer makes a purchase. In..

By: Ellen Cunningham July 8, 2017

A Brief History of the Modern POS System [Infographic]

Restaurant Technology

The real start of the POS system is up for debate, with some claiming it goes back to the first mechanical cash..

By: Ellen Cunningham June 13, 2017

Are Restaurant Cash Drawers Becoming Obsolete?

Industry News & Trends  |  Restaurant Technology

In 2016, payment processor Total System Services (TSYS) conducted its Consumer Payments study and found that when..

By: Ellen Cunningham April 22, 2017

The Future of Restaurant Payment Technology

Industry News & Trends  |  Restaurant Technology

With the recent introduction of EMV chip cards and a neverending stream of contactless payment options from Samsung..

By: Ellen Cunningham March 25, 2017

What Does Omnichannel Mean to Me as a Restaurateur?

Restaurant Technology

In the business world, new buzzwords are thrown around all the time.

A big one over the past few years has been..