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4 Standout POS Software Solutions for Small Businesses

4 Standout POS Software Solutions for Small Businesses

Posted April 29, 2015 by David Self

Unlike big box stores, small businesses face a unique challenge when it comes to selecting and implementing a point-of-sale (POS) software system. Small business owners are often slammed with higher transaction costs, as their annual… Read More 

Features of Consignment Store and Pawn Shop POS Software

Features of Consignment Store and Pawn Shop POS Software

Posted August 27, 2014 by Clarissa Wilson

A specialized consignment store or pawn shop POS software solution could help your business manage unique inventories and better track your customers. Read More 

Square and Xero: The Integration SMBs Will Love

Square and Xero: The Integration SMBs Will Love

Posted April 10, 2014 by Kiri Picone

Deep integrations between best-of-breed solutions usually improve the user experience for both solutions, and this partnership between Square and Xero does just that. We uncover the important new capabilities and benefits that small businesses will… Read More 

VSBs Use Mobile Payments Solutions to Get Ahead

VSBs Use Mobile Payments Solutions to Get Ahead

Posted May 28, 2013 by Laurie McCabe

SMBs are taking to mobile solutions like ducks take to water, as revealed in SMB Group’s 2013 SMB Mobile Solutions Study, and as I discussed in 2013 SMB Mobile Attitudes and Challenges. In reviewing the… Read More 

Top 5 Point-of-Sale Software Compared

Top 5 Point-of-Sale Software Compared

Posted October 18, 2012 by Deniz Kuypers

As mobile payments are finding wider adoption, more and more vendors are entering this space. All offer some variant of the same idea: a credit card reader plugged into your mobile device, conducting your transaction… Read More 

Square Changes the Future of Mobile Payments

Square Changes the Future of Mobile Payments

Posted September 4, 2012 by Deniz Kuypers

Square, a mobile payment start-up, simplifies the various payment fees merchants are subject to by charging 2.75 percent per point-of-sale swipe. The company recently announced a revolutionary flat fee of $275/month. But that's not the… Read More 

Three Reasons a POS Software System Improves Your Business

Three Reasons a POS Software System Improves Your Business

Posted February 22, 2012 by Darlene Lin

The old days of the manual cash register are long gone. And while we may think back with nostalgia about the old-timey storefront and the "ka-ching" of the register as we sit around the pickle… Read More 

Did You Know Proper POS Categories Improve Inventory Management?

Did You Know Proper POS Categories Improve Inventory Management?

Posted February 20, 2012 by Ronny Cheng

...customer is disappointed and you lose a sale. Or, you have a hot-selling item, your inventory diminishes, and you order more—but you order too late, and you run out before replenishments arrive. Again, you lose… Read More 

How POS Software Can Improve Marketing Strategies

How POS Software Can Improve Marketing Strategies

Posted February 20, 2012 by Ronny Cheng

Upsell is one of the most successful marketing techniques around, and it's simple to execute. It involves offering a client a larger size, bigger package, better option, or even a similar product that has more… Read More 

How a POS Solution Strengthens Your Retail Management System

How a POS Solution Strengthens Your Retail Management System

Posted February 6, 2012 by John Harrison

Your retail management system is the lifeblood of your retail operation. Often an all-encompassing solution, a retail management system (RMS) is typically comprised of several modules, multiple pieces of hardware, and several software programs, all… Read More