STJ Retail Receives ACT Canada Innovation Award

Posted On July 5th 2010, by Richard Cuttler

STJ Retail was honored when the Advanced Card Technology Association of Canada presented the company with a Canadian Innovation award. This prestigious award was presented on June 23rd at an awards luncheon held during Cardware 2010, an electronic payment industry convention. STJ Retail won the Canadian Innovation Award for their product EFT Plus Lite, which was recognized for the innovation it brings to the retail payments marketplace, specifically with retailers that have multi-national operations.

"The recognition of our ability to provide an international, EMV compliant, payments solutions by such a respected organization is very flattering. This award further encourages us to remain focused on the delivery of innovative solutions to the retail software marketplace”, stated Dave Mahr, V.P. Sales and Marketing at STJ Retail.

EFT Plus International™ is a globally deployable smart card application framework specifically designed to deliver EMV, Chip and PIN and other generic smart card solutions. EFT Plus International is an EMV certified software solution that, when coupled with the appropriate services, allows STJ Retail to offer a turnkey retail payments solution for retailers across several countries, and in fact internationally.

About STJ Retail  

STJ Retail has been providing innovative solutions to the retail marketplace for over 15 years. STJ is aligned with several major hardware manufacturers and offers both augmentation services and / or turnkey solutions, including 7x24 hour help desk. In addition to having extensive legacy systems experience, the firm is also known for its IBM 4690 and retail payments expertise. STJ has two leading products: EFT Plus™, which addresses Chip and PIN compliance internationally and Petro Plus™, a complete fuel management solution that works seamlessly in the 4690 environment. Currently, STJ is delivering a variety of retail solutions in 15 countries worldwide.

About ACT Canada

ACT Canada is the stakeholder association, focused on secure payment, secure identity management and other advanced applications. Now in their 20th year, they are the authority on the Canadian market, supporting members through working with key stakeholders. ACT Canada helps members understand the market, public and private sector applications and potential barriers. They facilitate knowledge transfer and thought leadership through a neutral forum, while expanding members’ networks. Founded in 1989, ACT Canada is a non-profit membership association.