Pandemic Shifts Shine a Light on Importance of Modern Point of Sale

Retail Minded

Did you know that point of sale systems date back to 1879 when the first one was invented by American shopkeeper James Ritty. But this only taps the surface of POS, barely shedding light on all that POS can offer retailers both large and small.

Amazon developing new point-of-sale system to attract small businesses

Inside Retail

Amazon is working on a new type of point-of-sale system that can be sold to third-party sellers, Insider reported on Wednesday. Reporting by Tiyashi Datta in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber, of Reuters.


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5 Practical Use Cases for Mobile Point of Sale


million mobile point-of-sale (POS) devices in the U.S. Of course, that doesn’t mean that all of them will be retail-centric. Below are five practical use cases for retail-based mobile point-of-sale.

6 Reasons to Deploy Mobile Point of Sale


Mobile point of sale is relatively new technology, but it is quickly becoming essential or retailers who want to remain competitive in an ever-increasing rapidly evolving retail environment. For starters, your sales staff won’t have to walk to the front of the store every time a customer asks about a product. Retain more customers – With mobile point of sale, your customers won’t have to wait in line to check out.

Top 5 Point of Sale Podcasts You Must Follow in 2021

Star Miconics

Top 5 Point of Sale Podcasts Contents [show] ?About About this list & ranking Point of Sale Podcasts FreightWaves | Point of Sale (Podcast) RSPA Trusted Advisor Podcast 5 with Danny Rising Stars Submit Blog Do you want more traffic, leads, and sales?

Build your omnichannel operations on Retail Pro Prism

Retail Pro

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Storytelling in retail: how to do it right at the point-of-sale


Everybody loves stories, right? When we were kids we fell asleep listening to them, when we were teens we fell in love with their help, and even as adults we still like a good story.

The Best Point of Sale for Your Business – 6 Things to Look For


Your point of sale system should do much more than manage inventory and allow you to track transactions. The post The Best Point of Sale for Your Business – 6 Things to Look For first appeared on Omnichannel Retailing Hub by Rain Retail Software.

Guide to Using Point-of-Sale Data for Intelligent Retail Execution


One of the most basic tools CPG brands use to understand their position in the market is point-of-sale data.

What You Should Look for in a Deli Point of Sale System


Fast forward to today: if my parents had a cloud based point of sale system built for a deli they would have saved a lot of time, and had the opportunity to expand their business. With so many point of sale options on the market, how should they have chosen one?

Health crisis: what impact on supply management in points of sale?

M19 Retail

The health crisis is accelerating the transformation of physical points of sale. With the development of e-commerce, consumers can buy anything, anywhere, anytime. E-commerce pure players can offer hundreds of products in a single product category.

Royal Farms Adds Self-Checkout at More Than 250 Stores

Retail Touch

Convenience store retailer Royal Farms will implement NCR Corporation ’s self-checkout solutions in all of its more than 250 locations. Market research firm RBR expects the uptake of self-checkout to reach 1.2 News Briefs Point-Of-Sale (POS) NCR Corporation royal farms self-checkout

Toshiba Self Checkout System 7 Supports Low-Touch Checkout Experiences

Retail Touch

Solution Spotlight Point-Of-Sale (POS) point of sale toshiba self checkout self checkout system 7Toshiba offers the existing Self Checkout System 7 , a solution designed to help retailers deliver fast, convenient and personalized checkout experiences.

Comment on Point of Sale System Basics for Retailers by seema


Nice information sharing about Point of Sale System Basics for Retailers. A POS System is the hardware and software used to record the financial transactions of a retail store. It is the best tool for a store owner to manage and assess her business

How to Buy a Restaurant Point of Sale System


It’s hard to shop for a point of sale system, especially if you haven’t operated a restaurant or vetted a system before. There are also lots of options out there and it can be difficult to identify which point of sale systems you should look at.

Frictionless checkout – is it the ‘new omnichannel’?

I Vend

If you’ve been in retail as many years as I have, you’ll no doubt remember the time that omnichannel solutions first hit the collective consciousness of our industry. So they harnessed the power of technology to develop online/offline integration, for a single, seamless retail experience.

Jisp partners with Marin’s Quad UK

Talking Retail

Jisp is partnering with Marin’s Quad UK for a digitised point-of-sales marketing and compliance solution for the convenience sector. Industry News App jisp Marin's Quad point of sale promotions

Square’s Proposed $29B Afterpay Acquisition Shines a Brighter Spotlight on BNPL

Retail Touch

market and greater access to in-person transactions, via Square’s customer base of 70 million annual active Cash App end users and millions of sellers. Square and Afterpay have a shared purpose,” said Jack Dorsey, Co-founder and CEO of Square in a statement. “We

How to Turn a Rough Stone into a VVS1 Jewelry Business?


Managing a jewelry store or a fast-growing retail operation is already a daunting task when you don’t have a smart Jewelry business software system to tame the day to day operations; let alone coping with the changing dynamics of consumer trends and markets in the disruptive times.

Comment on How to Buy a Restaurant Point of Sale System by seema


Nice Information about restaurant point sale system. Yet menu planning is one of the major cost-saving components in a restaurant In a busy restaurant, the menu planning software is an asset frequently overlooked by a busy kitchen.

Westfield Mall Owner Partners with Afterpay to Promote BNPL Option for Retail Tenants’ Shoppers

Retail Touch

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW), owner of Westfield shopping centers in the U.S., Payments Point-Of-Sale (POS) Afterpay bnpl buy now, pay later contactless payment unibail-rodamco-westfield Westfield

Using Retail Pro Prism POS on mobile for your 2020 curbside & COVID-careful holiday shopping setup

Retail Pro

Mobile POS systems can give sales-floor associates and customers flexibility, boost productivity and improve customer satisfaction. Hardware | Mobility Point of Sale Software

How Security Cameras Can Be Adapted to Create Checkout-Free Store Experiences

Retail Touch

A major change in recent years is the reduction of cashiers by using both self- and automated-checkout technology, but retail security experts are warning that these advancements may come at a high cost if proper security measures are not implemented. . The Growth of Self-Checkout .

Lightspeed POS Continues Global Expansion with Acquisition of Vend

Retail Touch

Lightspeed POS , a provider of cloud-based, omnichannel commerce platforms, will acquire cloud-based retail management software company Vend for approximately $350 million. million in the form of subordinate voting shares.

Suresite partnership to enable forecourt retailers to access real-time transaction data

Talking Retail

Suresite is partnering with Vancouver-based Loop Insights to enable UK forecourt retailers to access real-time transaction data from any point of sale. Industry News Artificial intelligence (AI) convenience stores forecourts Loop Insights point of sale technology

Walking the Line: How a Post-Pandemic Retail Hybrid Might Make the Best of Both Worlds

Retail Touch

Even the best business plans expect some bumps along the road: financial insecurity among consumers, supply chain complications, a shortage of labor or reduced in-store traffic. But the COVID-19 pandemic forced retailers to grapple with all of the above, all at once.

‘A Reckoning for the Advertising Industry’: The Death of Third-Party Tracking Opens New Opportunities for Retailers

Retail Touch

A new era of advertising is taking shape. The Demise of the Third-Party Cookie. The EU set the stage for these changes in 2016 with its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which laid out firm guidelines for the protection and sharing of consumer data.

iVend Mobile POS is Now Compatible with iOS 14

I Vend

This is an important advisory for customers using the iOS version of iVend Mobile POS. Learn the secrets of finding a reliable Mobile POS system in our free, Buyer’s Guide. Blog Mobile Point of Sale

Unify commerce & streamline operations with Retail Pro

Retail Pro

But sudden growth in digital operations also exacerbated the resource costs and inefficiencies of working with unintegrated inventory and customer data. Events Point of Sale Software Unified CommerceEcommerce helped retailers get through a rough 2020.

Kohl’s Upgrades Loyalty Program With Kohl’s Cash Tie-In

Retail Touch

The 30 million members of Kohl’s Yes2You Rewards program will automatically be transitioned into Kohl’s Rewards, and their points will be converted to the new program. We are excited about this next evolution of loyalty at Kohl’s.

How 1,000-Store Russian Electronics Retailer Amped Up Online Sales 141%

Retail Touch

The ONE RETAIL strategy helped M.Video increase total online sales by 141.2% year-on-year through September 2020, boosting ecommerce’s share of its total sales from 33% in 2019 to 59% during this period. Q3 2020 net sales for all channels climbed 25.3%

‘Surf Hippie’ Lifestyle Brand Faherty Unifies Physical and Digital Data to Enhance Omnichannel CX

Retail Touch

Our brand is a true labor of love,” said Alex Faherty, Co-founder and CEO of Faherty Brand in a statement. “As Having the NewStore platform at the core of our retail operations will allow us to create great shopping experiences that, like our products, last a lifetime.”.

Retail Lessons From China: Innovation, Resilience And Recovery

Retail Touch

Non-essential retailers around the world have been devastated by COVID-19, with many experiencing everything from store closures to unprecedented drops in sales. Livestreaming Unlocks Massive Sales Potential. Regardless of the strategy chosen, there is no ‘going back to normal’.

How Retail Businesses Can Use Customer Data to Enhance Targeted Marketing

Retail Touch

As a result, retailers needed to reshape their ordering options and, in some cases, the entire layout of their stores. In addition, as the popularity of online ordering and delivery continues to skyrocket, marketers need to rethink how they communicate with and market to consumers.

Chartwells Debuts Checkout-Free C-Store at University of Houston

Retail Touch

The convenience store experience just got more convenient at Chartw ells , a division of Compass Group that operates thousands of stores on college and corporate campuses. They understand the safety side of it, but to them what’s most important is speed and convenience.

How FTD Uses UX Analysis to Weed Out Friction Points in the Shopper Journey

Retail Touch

When FTD was founded in 1910, it represented the absolute cutting edge in technology (the “T” in the name stood for the “telegraph” connecting a network of 13 florists). We’ve put FullStory to use in each of the environments where we’re changing the user experience,” said Powell.

Walmart Unveils Reimagined Store Design Emphasizing Digital Shopping Experience

Retail Touch

The experience will be in nearly 200 Walmart supercenters by the end of January 2021, as well as in select Health Centers and Neighborhood Markets, and Walmart will expand the redesign to nearly 1,000 stores byQ1 2022.

Lining Up For Success: The Psychology Of The Queue

Retail Touch

David Maister wrote a great article over 35 years ago entitled “The Psychology of Waiting Lines.” Up to that point, most of the research focused on efficiency and queue management as opposed to how it made shoppers ‘feel’. Use it as a first CX touch point.

Digital Transformation Propels Burton’s Omnichannel Growth Plans

Retail Touch

countries and the principality of Andorra, as well as the U.S. The executive team sees the less developed DTC side as a bigger growth opportunity at this stage of the company’s lifecycle, but “wholesale is a great business and we have no intention of moving away from it,” she noted.

CVS To Offer PayPal And Venmo Touch-Free Payments

Retail Touch

PayPal and Venmo QR codes offer our customers a secure and touch-free way to complete their purchase with a payment brand they know and trust,” said Jon Roberts, EVP and COO of CVS Health in a statement.

Webinar Recap: Taking The Pulse Of Marketers And Consumers To Navigate The Shift To Digital

Retail Touch

Panelists shared insights from the Salesforce Shopping Index , which collected responses from more than one billion consumers worldwide, and the annual Sixth Edition: State of Marketing Report , which was released this May. The use of AI by marketers globally has increased by 186%.

Nspire Helps Retailers Offer Contactless Checkout and Product Comparisons

Retail Touch

Nspire provides shop fittings made to enable the placement of touchless checkout systems anywhere in the store. The devices are part of a plug-and-play system that was created to eliminate messy wires and that can be moved easily. The goal of these kiosks is to give shoppers the ability to browse, compare and make informed decisions about the product they want to buy. Solution Spotlight Point-Of-Sale (POS) solution spotlight Solution Spotlights contactless nspire

Kroger Doubles Ship Assortment Via 3rd-Party Marketplace

Retail Touch

As the pandemic has driven the adoption of e-Commerce to a level retailers didn’t expect to see for a year or more, many are speeding up the development of digital products and services that were further ahead on their technology roadmaps.