TransFirst® and ShopKeep POS Announce Strategic Alliance

Hauppauge, New York (October 31, 2013) – TransFirst®, a leading provider of transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies, is pleased to announce an alliance with ShopKeep POS, the leader in iPad point of sale to brick-and-mortar businesses nationwide, to offer the ShopKeep POS iPad point of sale system to TransFirst customers, along with its full array of payment processing services.

Under the alliance, TransFirst merchants will be able to combine industry-leading payment services from TransFirst with all the tools they need from ShopKeep POS to help manage and grow their businesses. Features include full inventory management, employee timekeeping, full suite of reports, customer database, email receipts, discounts, split tenders, unlimited customer care seven days a week and more. TransFirst has recently initiated a pilot program and is currently targeting a first quarter 2014 product launch.

“We’re excited to align with ShopKeep and offer our customers the next generation of web-based point of sale technology,” says John Shlonsky, CEO and president of TransFirst. “The new relationship builds on our commitment to help businesses of all sizes and industries grow and prosper, and we’re looking forward to working with our merchant customers to help them take advantage of this new technology.”

Todd Lasher, ShopKeep’s VP and GM of its Channel Business, adds, “We are delighted to announce this agreement that will add TransFirst to our network of trusted associates. With its commitment to help merchants succeed and grow, TransFirst fits well with our philosophy of empowering merchants to make smarter business decisions. We’re proud to team with them today.”

About TransFirst (

A leading provider of secure transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies, TransFirst offers innovative products and services designed with financial institution, independent sales organization, healthcare, e-commerce, government and merchant customers’ unique needs in mind. By collaborating with our customers and utilizing strong industry knowledge, we can help them grow their businesses. Founded in 1995, TransFirst continues to attain significant market share and world-class expertise in growing and profitable industry segments. Built on a platform of personal service, customer commitment and flexible pricing, TransFirst is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York, and has operations facilities in Aurora, Colorado; Broomfield, Colorado; Omaha, Nebraska; Overland Park, Kansas; Franklin, Tennessee; and Cypress, California; and executive headquarters in Dallas, Texas. Company-wide, TransFirst currently processes approximately $37 billion in annual sales volume for approximately 200,000 merchants and financial institution partners. For additional information, please call 800.745.2659 or visit

About ShopKeep® POS

ShopKeep POS, a fast growing company based in New York City, provides cloud based point-of-sale software for managing retail shops and restaurants. Founded and designed by a merchant, we pride ourselves on understanding the challenges of growing a retail business. We’re dedicated to supporting our customer’s success with intuitive, reliable software. ShopKeep POS allows small businesses nationwide to set-up their registers in minutes, accept cash and credit cards with their choice of processor, view real- time sales from their phone or web browser with our dashboard app, and easily track inventory and staff. Most importantly, our customers can call our award-winning customer care team seven days a week and know we’ll be there. Everything we do is about supporting retailers.



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