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POS Hardware System Guide For 2024

Different types of businesses need different types of POS hardware. Retail businesses typically need a tablet, tablet stand, cash drawer, receipt printer, and barcode scanner. A restaurant may not need s barcode scanner (unless they also sell merch), but will need other peripheral POS equipment such as kitchen printers and handheld ordering devices.

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Mar 8, 2024 Filed under: Point of Sale

Understanding Negativity Bias

Table of ContentsThe ProblemWhat Is Negativity Bias?Negativity Bias In Product ReviewsNegativity Bias and Merchant MaverickThe Takeaway: Finding a Way Around the Issue The Problem It happens every day. You decide to buy something new – a hair dryer, for example. You’ve done your research; you understand the product specifications, you know what to expect in […]

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Jan 9, 2020 Filed under: Small Business

POS 101: Budgeting For Success

Responsible money management. Budgeting. Finance. These are concepts designed to strike terror and apprehension into the very hearts of the general population. Okay, I admit that’s a slight exaggeration (only slight). To people with MBAs or accounting degrees these otherwise intimidating terms probably generate a sense of excitement and a rosy glow. I’ve never met […]

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Jul 7, 2019 Filed under: Point of Sale
Bakery POS

The 5 Best Bakery POS Systems

Most bakeries have a whole bunch of things to sell, from bread and pastries to beverages, merchandise, and more. Customers may want to order ahead and pay with various payment methods. You also want reports, customer profiles, and employee management. So you need a POS system that caters to those abilities.

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Dec 7, 2023 Filed under: Point of Sale

Best Alternative Payment Methods For Small Businesses In 2024

From speeding up the checkout process to garnering extra trust from customers and reducing your own risk of fraud in your business, alternative payment methods have a plethora of benefits and don’t require too much fancy footwork to get set up. Let’s explore some of the biggest trends, such as digital wallets, bank transfers, and a few more you may not have heard of just yet.

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Feb 1, 2024 Filed under: ACH and Check Processing, Digital Wallets and Alternative Payments
What’s the Difference Between Chip-and-PIN and Chip-and-Signature Cards

What’s The Difference Between Chip-And-PIN & Chip-And-Signature Cards?

The EMV liability shift is well underway and customers have started dipping those cards. At this point, most small business owners are probably wondering why the heck everybody is talking about chip-and-PIN cards when everybody seems to be using chip-and-signature. What’s the difference between chip-and-PIN and chip-and-signature cards?  Table of ContentsBack Up a Minute.That Sounds […]

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Mar 30, 2020 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, PCI Compliance

Guide To Accepting Mobile Payments

Why You Need to Accept Mobile Payments The fact is, business owners can’t afford to work on cash-only systems. Even if you’re just a small-time crafts business and attend a few shows a year, if you don’t accept card payments, you are missing out on a massive amount of potential income. According to a 2012 […]

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Oct 8, 2019 Filed under: Mobile Payments
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10 Surprising Benefits Of An iPad POS System

Traditional point-of-sale system providers and modern companies alike have acknowledged the advantages of a system that offers both reliability and flexibility in a mobile world. Companies like NCR, which has been providing POS solutions since 1884, now offer more modern, affordable solutions for small businesses using iPad-based terminals. Newer companies, like Clover, use alternative hardware […]

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Mar 6, 2020 Filed under: Point of Sale

5 Best POS Loyalty Programs

Whether you are a first-time loyalty program buyer or are looking at switching from a different POS or loyalty software, it’s important to evaluate your best options before deciding on a system. In this article, we’ll discuss the POS systems with the best loyalty programs, and also explain what type of business each POS system caters to. 

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Dec 13, 2023 Filed under: Loyalty Rewards, Point of Sale