Recommended Article “Will Devices for Mobile Payments Pass PCI Test?”

This May 27, 2012 article by the American Banker, talks about the role of merchants and PCI compliance as it relates to secure mobile banking or payments, including providing guidelines.

You can also read our blog post Use Your Smart Phone Wisely for Mobile Payments for tips on what you need to do to make sure you are shopping safely when using smart phones, tables, or any Wi Fi connected device. Is the technology safe? In short yes, but only as safe for your as your own security habits, just like when you buy online with your PC or laptop. Continue reading

New Flora Solar Lamps Available in Three Mounting Types!

New Series: Flora Solar Lamps

After nearly six months with no major new solar lamps in our stock, we are pleased that we now offer Gama Sonic’s new Flora Series.  These are great, cost-effective lamps with a new type of design and the  latest in solar technology.

The new Flora Solar Lamps Fitter, shown to the right, provides reliable solar lighting, combining the latest solar in technology with distinctive design.  They are available as fitters to retrofit existing lamp posts or place on new lamp posts, as wall mounts, for mounting on horizontal surface, shown to the right. Continue reading

Major Shipper Tightens Requirements to Prove “Damaged during Shipment” What to Do If Your Purchase is Damaged During Shipping

What to do if your merchandise is damaged during shipping

Did Your Package Look Like This When it Got to Your Home? What to Do and When

We got a notice the other day that Federal Express, who ships about one-third of the items we sell.

In short, the things buyers need to keep and be able to provide to the shipper when making a claim of “damaged during shipment” has increased.

We expect fully expect that other carriers may soon increase the “standards of proof” required.

Consumers should also know that the time window between when a package is delivered to you and a shipper will even consider a damage claim is very narrow, often less than a week barring extreme circumstances.

Find out what you need to do to make sure your claim is successful!

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Solar Lights Not as Bright as They Used To Be? Quick Tips for Better Performance

Solar Lighting Sluggish?

With warmer weather, lots of people are putting out solar lights that may have been tucked away for the winter.

Others may be spending more time outside and notice that their solar lighting just isn’t what it used to be.

Here are some quick tips to get them back up to snuff. Continue reading