What Should Retail Businesses Look for in a Point of Sale System?
Point of sale retail systems have come a long way from the old, clunky registers of yesteryear. Credit cards were processed using a hand-operated device, making a carbon copy of the form of payment. Depending on the transaction amount, the cashier would have to call the credit card company to authorize the amount.
These days, a point of sale system (POS system) can do everything from taking orders to offering real-time credit card processing, a long way away from trading or using an intricately carved tablet from ancient civilizations. And when it comes time to buy one for your retail business, there are many things you should look for. Let’s take a look at some considerations for choosing a point of sale retail system.