What Is a Point of Sale (POS) System?

Operating a retail store calls for a range of administrative, management and marketing skills. From ensuring that there’s enough inventory to putting together monthly sales reports, these skills are necessary in ensuring that your store runs smoothly. Having an efficient point of sale (POS) system can go a long way in making sure that all your operationsContinue reading “What Is a Point of Sale (POS) System?”

Top 5 Fruitful Advantages of Salon Point of Sale System

Gone are the days when salons used cash register systems. But now, with the advancement in technology, things got changed. It’s time to say goodbye to old methods and welcomes to the new Point of Sale System or POS, which nowadays, many salon owners are using to boost productivity.  A POS system allows the clientContinue reading “Top 5 Fruitful Advantages of Salon Point of Sale System”

Google acquires Pointy, a startup to help brick-and-mortar retailers list products online, for $163M

Google has been on a long-term mission to build inroads into the world of e-commerce by working more closely with brick-and-mortar retailers, and now it looks like it plans to extend that work a little further. The search giant is acquiring Pointy, a startup out of Dublin, Ireland, which has built hardware and software technology to helpContinue reading “Google acquires Pointy, a startup to help brick-and-mortar retailers list products online, for $163M”

From ‘Point of sale’ to ‘Point of experience’

When people make a new big-ticket purchase like a car, rituals play an important role during the handover process. In India, the muhurat matters. And the occasion is marked with pujas and garlands, incense sticks to burn, coconuts to crack and special prayers to recite. But these handover rituals are not unique to our culture;Continue reading “From ‘Point of sale’ to ‘Point of experience’”

Financing At The Point Of Sale: Mobile Payments’ Next Big Move?

If your wallet is still feeling a little flat from the recently-concluded holiday shopping season, rest assured you’re not alone. But, and darn those makers of just about everything good, the spirit of shopping doesn’t fade even when the flesh of the wallet is weak. That’s led to some noteworthy developments in installment plans, andContinue reading “Financing At The Point Of Sale: Mobile Payments’ Next Big Move?”