Can a free POS system really cut it for small businesses? Check out our run-down of the best free point of sale apps, their limitations, and their advantages to find one that works for you!
What will go down as the societal advancement of the 2010s? Will it be groundbreaking cancer treatments? Leaps in virtual reality technology? The onset of self-driving cars? It’s too early to tell, but I’m going to put some early money on the revolution known as online ordering. Because who needs life-extending medical advancements if it […]
Wondering whether you really need a point of sale? What does a POS system actually do and how does it relate to payment processing? We’ll explain how a POS functions as a key part of your business.
Clover continues to be on the cutting edge of trends in the point of sale industry. Within the past year, it has released both new hardware and new software and is adding more services under its already large umbrella. Clover co-founder and CEO John Beatty recently sat down with Merchant Maverick to discuss some of […]
Square POS is free and packed with features that any business owner can benefit from. But if you run a food-service business, is Square For Restaurants, the premium iPad POS app, a better choice? Check out the key differences between these two Square offerings and see which is right for you!
It’s no secret that we like Square here at Merchant Maverick. This processing and point of sale juggernaut is a boon for small business owners thanks to the simplicity of its design and its overall affordability. But if you’ve decided to go with Square for your POS needs or have it pegged as one of […]
Gift cards have long moved past being a simple craze or gimmick. They have become a hugely effective way to increase profits and, in some cases, are a nearly essential option for businesses to offer. (Take it from someone whose son requested for gift cards last Christmas and, when asked to be more specific, replied […]
Do you find yourself getting increasingly frustrated with your point of sale system? Remember how exciting it was when you first purchased it? It had so much potential. And, at first, things were great. It did everything you wanted and even surprised you sometimes. But slowly things started to change. You needed more out of […]
Not every POS software program is suitable for every industry. If you’re running a retail business, you’re going to suffer from a system that’s designed for a food service environment. Not only will you be inundated with tools you don’t need (like table-mapping and check-splitting), but you’ll sorely lack the features that could make or […]
When casually shopping for a new point of sale system, it’s easy to focus on things like the software’s price point, its design, and how simple it is to use. But, for any sizable retail or restaurant establishment, one of the most important components of a POS system is inventory management. It’s imperative to be […]