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Nicolette Kier

Senior Staff Writer

Expertise: POS, eCommerce

Education: BA English, University of Pittsburg

Nicolette began writing on small business topics in 2020. After hundreds of hours researching, testing, and assisting small business owners with web building and point of sale software, she is now an expert on all things eCommerce and point of sale. She has a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Pittsburgh and resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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9 Best Apple POS Systems For Small Businesses In 2023

iPad users are notoriously loyal to their devices. If you fall into this category and are hunting for an Apple POS system, you’re in luck. Many of the best tablet point of sale systems were specifically designed to run on iOS — there’s almost certainly an option that will meet your needs. Read on for a look at the best iPad POS systems, including Square, Lightspeed, and TouchBistro.

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Jul 19, 2023 Filed under: Point of Sale
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8 Best Liquor Store POS Systems In 2023

Liquor stores are unique businesses with constantly fluctuating inventory and price changes, meaning that choosing an effective point of sale system is extremely important. Businesses that sell liquor, such as grocery and convenience stores, have the same needs. You’ll need to make sure the system is strong in certain very important areas.

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Sep 28, 2023 Filed under: Point of Sale

What Is A KDS & 6 Top KDS Systems In 2023

If you’ve heard the term “KDS” floating around the industry and have found yourself at a bit of a loss, you’ve come to the right article! Short for “Kitchen Display Systems,” these digital screens replace the need for receipt printers or handwritten orders. But is this something your restaurant needs?

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Mar 9, 2023 Filed under: Hardware, Point of Sale, Restaurant POS
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5 Best Salon POS Software Systems 2023

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!

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May 31, 2023 Filed under: Point of Sale

Top 10 Add-Ons For Lightspeed Retail POS

Welcome to another round of the POS integration Hunger Games! In the past weeks, the tributes have been Revel, Shopify, Vend, Breadcrumb, ShopKeep, NCR Silver, and Lightspeed POS Restaurant edition. Now, as promised, we shall delve into Lightspeed POS Part 2 – Retail edition. As mentioned in my previous article about Lightspeed POS, this company […]

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Apr 27, 2023 Filed under: Point of Sale
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6 Best POS Systems For Rental Businesses In 2023

A rental business POS lets you track and manage payment activity from the same register where you take payments. Rental-friendly cloud POS systems give businesses capabilities like rental inventory management, rental tickets and quotes, and online rental bookings. Looking for a good POS for your small business? Read on for a look at the top five POS solutions for rental businesses.

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Jul 14, 2023 Filed under: Point of Sale