I know not everyone feels this way, but I love self-checkout terminals. Rather than having to make small-talk with the cashier, I can just pay for my stuff and be on my merry way. I especially appreciate the self-service point-of-sale when I’m shopping with my three-year-old – who LOVES to make small talk with cashiers. […]
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Artificial Intelligence in the POS World At this point in time, you’ve probably heard the buzz words Artificial Intelligence (AI) at least once or twice in your life, but it hasn’t been until recently that AI has begun being integrated into the Point of Sale (POS) world (#welcometothefuture people). AI is still a relatively new […]
When you’re shopping for a POS, choosing the right hardware can save you money and help your business run efficiently. Here’s what you need to know about POS equipment, including where to get it, what options are available, and how to afford it.
Retailers, you are at war. In the battle against increasingly popular online sales channels and distracted customers (who are always on their phones), you need every advantage you can get to keep customers coming back to your store. So let’s pause a moment, call a Hail Mary, and consider an amazing tool that is already within […]
Interested in finding point of sale (POS) software for your service-based business? As the title of this article suggests, you’ve certainly come to the right place. A service-based business is exactly what it sounds like it is: a business that offers a service (or services) rather than food items or merchandise. If you’re a hairdresser, beautician, […]
No one ever said starting a business would be easy. It’s not. Starting and running a business is downright difficult. If you want to succeed in your restaurant or retail business, a working knowledge of point of sale technology (POS) is essential, especially when it comes to the tools you need to manage your inventory. […]
Last month ShopKeep (see our review) made a big announcement; this popular iPad POS system now offers an integration with BigCommerce (see our review)! We’re dancing for joy over here at Merchant Maverick at the news; we’ve even considered sending the happy couple a new toaster. Why are we so excited? Well, for a few reasons. ShopKeep […]
When it comes to POS systems, salons and spas have more specialized needs than the average retail business. Read on to find out what you should really be looking for, plus discover our top picks for salon POS software!
Criminal behavior is constantly changing in response to the methods designed to prevent it. Given technological advances, successfully robbing a bank is much more difficult than it used to be. And this holds true for any form of theft that requires the offender to be physically present. The advent and proliferation of the internet, however, […]
So many processing companies offer Clover POS products that trying to wade through them and pick one can seem very daunting. We’ve put together a list of the best and worst companies so you know what to look for — and beware of!