POS

How POS Features and Benefits Can Help You Manage Your Margins

Small business owners tend to operate with fairly slim margins. Especially when you’re just starting out, you probably don’t have a lot to work with when it comes to time, money or other resources. That means you need to make the most of the tools you do have access to and use them to learn …

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Startup helps small retailers get local inventory data online at POS

One of the keys to competing with Amazon and e-commerce is getting local product inventory data in front of consumers. Google Local Inventory Ads are one solution, predominantly for larger brands with product feeds. But most small retailers are not in a position to set up a real-time product feed. Inventory scanned at POS. Enter …

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Stripe Terminal is a New Fully Custom POS for Small Businesses

The launch of the in-person Stripe Terminal brings a company established for digital commerce into brick-and-mortar stores. Stripe is looking to supply payment solutions for the increasing number of digital-first companies who are also selling their products and services in person. But it is also eying the millions of small businesses with physical stores who …

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6 Signs You’ve Outgrown Your Retail POS System

When was the last time you upgraded your phone or your computer? Chances are, it’s been within the last couple of years so you can keep up with the latest technology. Now, when was the last time you upgraded your point-of-sale system (POS)? If you have to think about it — and especially if you …

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Restaurant POS Lightspeed Announces iOS Integrations

Lightspeed has announced it is integrating Intuit QuickBooks Online and Planday so retailers and restaurateurs can efficiently manage their finances and workforce within the iOS ecosystem. Lightspeed iOS Integration Intuit is going to bring its payroll solution, while Planday will provide a workforce management platform. Together with Lightspeed’s cloud-based point-of-sale systems, the collaboration will give …

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59% of POS Systems in the US — including at Small Businesses — Now Accept EMV Cards – Small Business Trends

When the deadline for the “liability shift” was almost up in October 1, 2015, the number of small businesses having switched to EMV was at 8.33 percent. According to Visa, 59% of U.S. POS locations now accept the chip, a 578 percent growth since 2015. Chip Card Transition Update The new numbers were released at the …

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