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How Does a POS Machine Work?

By |2020-02-29T16:56:00+00:00 29th February, 2020|

We've all had the experience of standing in line and waiting for an ancient cash machine to "dial-up" and finally deliver our receipt. Not the best experience, right? Also not the kind of experience you want for your customers. A point of sale (POS) system is what each business uses to take in payments from [...]

Basic Information All Small Businesses Should Know About Point of Sale Transactions

By |2020-02-27T17:25:47+00:00 10th February, 2020|

A point of sale (POS) transaction occurs when a customer pays for goods or services provided by a business. This can be when a client pays the bill at a restaurant or purchases clothes from a retail shop. Businesses must keep a record of all point of sale transactions to calculate how much revenue has [...]

When Is the Right Time to Switch POS System?

By |2020-01-26T12:06:52+00:00 26th January, 2020|

We all know that change can be difficult—especially in your business, where change can involve training staff and putting new practices in place, change means upheaval. However, change is also inevitable. Technology has brought wonderful new ways of doing things—if you have the right tools to use it. Dining apps, social media, and online reservation [...]

10 Ways A Point of Sale System Can Benefit Your Business

By |2020-01-26T11:34:35+00:00 15th January, 2020|

Did you know that 82% of millennials still prefer to shop in-store rather than online? Despite the plethora of online retail options available online, many still prefer to touch, feel, and see the item they'll purchase before completing the transaction. However, this same generation still wants a smooth, efficient, shopping experience. This includes paying electronically [...]

Setting up for Success: 8 Common Mistakes While Setting up Point of Sale Machines

By |2019-12-14T12:57:09+00:00 14th December, 2019|

Things such as point of sale machines (POS machines) are critical to providing a purchasing process that's efficient and fast. Running a business that sells products or services requires several moving pieces.  Needless to say, you'll want to make sure the POS machines you're using are equal to the task of your daily business. However, [...]

The Bottom Line: How a POS Register System Can Improve Your Profits

By |2019-12-14T11:59:15+00:00 1st December, 2019|

While workplace crime costs large businesses billions each year, even small mistakes can lead to huge losses for smaller businesses. Mistakes, errors, and mismanagement of inventory can hurt a new company. With a POS register system, profits can be tracked as they're spent and accrued, whether you're talking about payroll, inventory, or sales. Here's how [...]

POS Data Analysis: How Point-of-Sale Insights Can Boost Your Business

By |2019-11-11T10:39:14+00:00 11th November, 2019|

Given that nearly half of all business owners have never taken a business course, it's not surprising that so many businesses fail in the first five years. However, if you're working with a POS system, you've got POS data to offer you valuable insights that could help you run your business better. If you take [...]

Choosing the Best POS System: Important Factors to Consider

By |2019-11-11T10:57:06+00:00 1st November, 2019|

Are you looking to improve your business’ operations? Are you searching for ways to fine-tune your processes and save more time and resources?  One of the best options is to use a point of sale (POS) system. It is a tool that streamlines your management, administrative, and marketing tasks. All of these factors affect customer [...]

Retail POS System: Your Business Solution to Inventory Management

By |2019-10-19T10:56:54+00:00 19th October, 2019|

Can a Retail POS system help with inventory management? Retail POS system inventory management is a cornerstone of any retail business. It's not an exaggeration to that; it's a significant player in their success. This may sound daunting but never fear --all you've got to do is understand why and how to make your retail [...]