Posts Tagged: retail POS

It’s time for a Hybrid POS!

Many of today’s merchants find themselves struggling with their POS operations as they step out of their traditional business model and into a mixed-mode retail/restaurant hybrid model. Retailers are finding that their traditional POS does not support hospitality functions, and restaurateurs are finding their traditional POS does not support retail functions.  Every merchant hopes that Read More…

POS Inventory Costing (FIFO)

As you are reconciling your bank deposits for the night do you wonder what sort of profit you made?  In many cases it’s not that straightforward.  When you factor in costs of items, overheard such as rent and utilities and employee wages, how do you determine whether you are losing money or making money on each Read More…

EMV’s effect on Point of Sale

Q:What is U.S. EMV? A: EMV stands for EuroPay, MasterCard®, Visa®, the three entities that worked together to create worldwide standards for the chip card to ensure global interoperability. EMV is a payment method that combines a plastic card with integrated circuit chip (ICC). An EMV card uses the ICC to hold the account number and other Read More…

Emerging Trends in Retail POS technology

  Retail technology in Point-of-Sale applications is changing at a faster pace than we’ve seen in quite some time.  To keep pace with the competition and improve their business operations merchants must keep up with the latest advancements.  Here we take a look at three evolving retail technology trends and why the changes they bring Read More…

5 New Year’s Retail Resolutions for a Better POS System

Are you considering buying a POS system for your retail business in 2014? A retail POS is a critical component to keeping your business running smoothly. Taking some time to examine the various features and aspects of point of sale systems will ensure you select a POS that will do the most for your retail Read More…

Top Considerations when Purchasing a POS System

Are You Considering Purchasing a New Hospitality or Retail POS System for Your Business? Purchasing the right POS for your business is an investment into the success of your business. Taking a little bit of time to consider the best POS setup and software for your needs will provide you with the tools needed to Read More…