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!
Cegid is a modern POS solution for mid-sized to large retail businesses featuring a sleek interface, interactive features for customers and employees, and strong back-end reporting.
Pros Strong customer management Built in gift card function Simple inventory management Intuitive interface in back end features Cons Extra cost for premium support Occasional trouble syncing with existing hardware Overview: You know how, in the ’90s, Hollywood gifted us with a glut of romantic comedies where a fresh-faced young man or woman traipsed through […]
Developed in 2013, Lightspeed Retail is the cloud-based version of OnSite, Lightspeed’s locally-installed POS system. Lightspeed Retail is geared toward mid-sized and larger scale independent businesses and can handle the needs of virtually any retailer, boasting dozens of integrations that can keep your business on the cutting edge.
A mobile POS system can be a game-changer for a business, no matter the industry. Here are 5 great mobile systems for restaurants, retailers, service businesses and more!
Once a week I visit the sandwich shop in my neighborhood for a post-hike meal. The first thing I’m greeted with at the register is a stand-mounted iPad running a slick point-of-sale (POS) app. If you’ve used one of these systems before, you know they’re changing the way the food service industry operates. And if you’re opening a restaurant […]
So far in the POS 101 series, we’ve covered a number of topics, from choosing point of sale software and hardware to making sure you’re budgeting for success. But now I think it’s time to go back to the basics (it is a 100-level course, after all) and think about all the different ways you […]
Available only through a network of partner resellers, Retail Pro claims its specialty POS works for both single-location boutiques and chain stores, with add-ons for eCommerce, detailed analytics, and more. But can you really run a retail empire on this POS system?
Choosing a point of sale system that’s just right for your business is incredibly important. With the right POS software, your business should produce all you need to live a fairly comfortable life. With the wrong POS software, your business will explode in a fiery spectacle. Alright, so maybe selecting a POS isn’t quite that […]
Pros Elegant, simple design User-friendly Cost-effective Excellent value for small restaurants Cons So-so customer service Functionality is pretty basic without add-ons Overview We’ve all seen morning coffee buyers anxiously standing in line, waiting for the caffeine fix that will carry them through their day. Picture this instead: staff walking the line, taking orders and payment […]