ATMATOM Channel Resources & News



Posted on Tuesday July 25, 2017

Background For decades, anti-cash campaigns, largely led by dominant card brands, have been waged in the mass media with the objective of discrediting cash. And, yet, the continued global demand for cash, currently increasing year-on-year at significantly higher rates than the average global GDP, and the popularity of cash as the world’s number one payment […]


An “Abandoned” Program Still Haunts ATM Operators
Posted on Wednesday July 19, 2017

Operation Choke Point (OCP) is shorthand for the nationwide program initiated by the Department of Justice (DOJ) under the Obama Administration and implemented by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and related banking agencies designed to shut down and deny bank accounts to businesses the DOJ determined at high risk for criminal activity – specifically […]


The War on Plastic
Posted on Thursday July 13, 2017

by: Daryl Cornell – Just this week the Wall Street Journal reported on Visa’s bold new “war on cash” program. In exchange for up to $10,000 in upgraded POS hardware, merchants would agree to ban the use of cash to pay for goods and services. Visa’s CEO, Al Kelly, didn’t mince words when he boasted, […]


Turning Trash Into Cash
Posted on Tuesday July 11, 2017

by: Daryl Cornell On the eve of the October 2017 U.S. EMV liability shift, over 100,000 old merchant ATMs appear headed for a dump near you. That’s more than 20,000,000 pounds of old ATMs, complete with non-biodegradable plastics, leaking batteries and other electronic waste ill-suited for landfills. This is a real mess and a potential […]


The Coming ATM Contraction
Posted on Tuesday June 27, 2017

by: Daryl Cornell – Over 100,000 retail ATMs gone, shuttered, inoperable. Customers forced to return to bank ATMs, some of which may soon allow access to only their own customers. Expect then long lines at bank counters, filled with impatient customers wanting access to their own cash. What is it that could force a contraction […]


ARGO FT Hits the Line!
Posted on Tuesday June 06, 2017

June 6, 2017 Long Beach, Mississippi Triton is proud to announce the launch of the newest member of the ARGO product line, the ARGO FT through-the-wall ATM. The ARGO FT is available in both walk-up and drive-up configurations and supports the Glory NMD-100 dispenser.  Trim and polished, with a 15” touch screen and anti-skimming options, this […]


Selling Your ATM Portfolio – What Buyers Are Looking for Today
Posted on Thursday June 01, 2017

Like any business, ATM owners and operators (IADs) enter the business for the purpose of making money. Many purchase a few machines, find a few available locations and get started, eventually growing their business into a full-time business. Despite the business acumen and go-getter attitude required to get started, what most business owners – no […]


4 Ways to Make Your ATM Business More Like Amazon
Posted on Tuesday May 23, 2017

Submitted by: Blanda Marketing – In today’s fast-paced markets, Amazon seems to have all the answers – from attracting and retaining customers to making sure people continue to come back. For ATM businesses the pain points are two-fold – attracting locations for ATM placements and attracting consumers to utilize the machines once placed. As ever, the key […]


Is the U.K. at Risk of Losing Free Cash Access?
Posted on Wednesday May 10, 2017

Newly imposed property tax on ATMs in the U.K. has come under fire as shopkeepers mount legal action against a decision by the Business Rates Valuation Office to levy a charge requiring ATMs in retail locations to pay as if they are a separate business. This tax, introduced for most retailers in 2013, saw tax bills sent to thousands of […]


Tyranny of the Economic Morons
Posted on Monday May 01, 2017

by: Daryl Cornell – More and more it seems that the only real requirement for election to public office is a complete and utter ignorance of basic economic facts. The latest poster child has to be Illinois State Representative Arthur Turner. Earlier this month, ATM Marketplace reported that Mr. Turner had introduced an Illinois state […]