4 Critical Considerations when Purchasing a POS System
So, you are considering a POS system purchase? The company that you choose to purchase a system from will become your new business partner. Consider the fact that all of your revenue will flow through this system and your success or failure will depend on this system...
EMV “Chip and Pin” & “Chip and Signature” Coming to the US in October 2012.
Merchants accepting VISA and MasterCard can greatly reduce fraud and increase card data security due to new technology designed to ensure secure smartcard payments, assuming you upgrade your POS system. This smartcard technology, long used in Europe, is finally coming...
Retail Sales to Bloom in Spring! March Sales Growth Marks a Good Start
Flowers are not the only thing growing and blooming early this year. Around the country, people are enjoying the unseasonaly warm weather and spending more time outside and at the store. This combined with an earlier Easter holiday has provided retailers with...
3 ways POS mobile technology can increase customer experience and fatten your wallet
By now you have probably heard about the rising trend in mobile technology in the retail environment. A survey done by IHL Group found that 61% of retailers rate mobile technology as their top priority. This increased interest in mobile technology has spurred...
Bruce’s Foodland Stores Making Its Way in the World Today, with LOC Software’s Store Management Suite
For those of us old enough to remember the opening theme song from 1982’s classic American sitcom, maybe the place that knows your name isn’t a New England bar after all. Perhaps the famous lyric more aptly applies to a grocery chain in northeastern Alabama. For over...
Easter sales will jump past $16 Billion, According to NRF
Kathy Grannis www.nrf.com/consumertrends Washington, March 20, 2012 It seems even high prices at the pump can’t keep the Easter Bunny away this year. According to NRF’s Easter spending survey, conducted by BIGinsight, Americans will shell out an average of $145.28 on...
Tennessee EBT Outage – Begins Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012 – 11:30 PM CST
The outage is scheduled to begin at 11:30 PM CT on Saturday, February 18, 2012, and end at 12:00 PM CT (Noon) on Sunday, February 19, 2012.
3 Reasons you should be scanning barcodes
– Improve accuracy, efficiency and inventory control!
Top 5 reasons a point of sale system is better than a cash register system
One thing all business owners have in common is the need for some type of cash management system to process sales. The typical cash management system has a life span of between 10-15 years with upgrades every 5-7 years. Due to the many years of service a business owner can expect from their system, it is important to choose the best option now and for the future. But what should you choose a cash register system or a point of sale (POS) system?
POS systems provide business owners with many features and benefits you simply cannot find in a traditional cash register system making POS systems far superior. So let’s take a look at some of the benefits.
Shoppers to Pull Out All the Stops This Valentine’s Day
According to NRF’s 2012 Valentine’s Day Consumer Intentions and Actions survey, conducted by BIGinsight, the average person celebrating the holiday will shell out $126.03, up 8.5 percent over last year’s $116.21 and the highest in the survey’s 10-year history.