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Shopping for a POS? 6 mistakes to avoid that will cost you..

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
A POS system is a key component of your business management tools and critical for the efficiency of your business operations.  By planning, evaluating and assessing your business requirements, implementation process and organizational constraints ahead of time, you can avoid incremental cost further down the road.       Here are the most common mistakes buyers are making when choosing a POS for their business. Avoiding them will lead to a well integrated business strategy that fits with your..
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Topics: Point of Sale

3 POS Malware To Watch Out For

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
The threat to credit card and other information stored on a POS is always present and always evolving. Know that your POS is an especially attractive target for cyber thieves. Stolen credit card info has a limited shelf life as credit card companies quickly identify suspicious spending. As such, thieves are always on the lookout for new numbers and a POS is an optimal place for them to mine. In fact a 2015 report stated that the estimated financial loss from 700 million compromised records was..
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Topics: Point of Sale

Tech Trends for Your Business in 2016

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
The rate of technological change is even more daunting than ever and has even greater repercussions on the way businesses operate and interact with their customers. With each year comes a host of new services, new tools, and new disruptions to the market. With our experience helping translate technology into practical business solutions, here are our predictions for how new technology will shape 2016 for enterprise .  Mobile POS Systems Fed up with legacy infrastructure that is expensive to..
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Topics: Point of Sale, Gift Cards

How Your Business Can Transition to MPOS

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
Firstly Why MPOS? Adaption to and implementation of mobile point of sale (MPOS) systems is on the rise. MPOS sales are forecasted to be growing 380% between 2013 and 2017, with it being predicted that by 2019 mobile systems will account for 46% of the overall POS sector. And this growth is spurred with good cause. Integration of the MPOS system with back-end merchandise, inventory and CRM systems arm sales associates with the capabilities and information they need to drive sales and improve..
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Topics: Point of Sale

What Your Bar Needs to Succeed

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
So you’ve taken the plunge or are about to. You are about to become or already are a bar owner. You have that great location and space and are ready to serve eager patrons. But do you really know what it takes to succeed as a bar owner and operator? There are many courses for would-be bartenders but less for bar owners. Here we go over what you should watch out for in order to run your own bar and maybe even see it grow to multiple locations: Train Staff Not only should you hire knowledgeable..
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Topics: Point of Sale

How to Use Psychographics for Your Big Business Marketing

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
There is more competition for every sale in today’s shopping environment. The squeeze on after-tax wages for the youth, middle class and family demographics has continued to depress consumer spending. Add to this the fact that online retailers such as Amazon provide highly competitive pricing, fully stocked inventory and convenient delivery and it is evident that making that sale is getting harder and harder. To address this your organization probably has a deep understanding of your customers’..
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Topics: Point of Sale

Don't Lose Your Customers: Use This Checklist

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
According to Harvard Business School, increasing customer retention rates by 5% increases profits by 25% to 95%. Remember W. Edwards Deming’s assertion that, “Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them”. In fact most of a brand’s revenue comes from its loyal, repeat customers. This is as your loyal top 10% customers spend 3x more per order than the lower 90%.   Also note that if you can get a customer to..
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Topics: Point of Sale

How Big Business Should Move to Cloud POS

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
Many big businesses owners are now moving to cloud POS to simplify their business operations, get better data and increase efficiencies.   In fact 35% of operators named it as a priority for their next POS upgrade. Here we go over why and how cloud POS can work for you.
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Topics: Point of Sale

What You Need Next for Your Business’s POS

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
All business owners alike need to know the latest technology, business developments, and trends to make the best decisions for their businesses. Keeping ahead of industry changes and developments is a smart move as it also keeps you ahead of your competitors. Now the latest change to watch out for is in regards to your POS. As you may already know your POS is at the heart of your business, where the sales are and at the point of customer contact. But now you should see your POS as more than a..
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Topics: Point of Sale