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2014: Year of the Mobile Payment

In February, the Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX) added Paydiant, a software-only, cloud-based solution that gives restaurants and retail stores the ability to accept mobile payments and offers using their existing POS infrastructure, to its custom-developed mobile commerce infrastructure. Paydiant’s technology will allow MCX member merchants to leverage existing smartphones, point-of-sale (POS) and payment terminals. MCX […]

Are you ready for your install?

After you’ve selected a new POS system, the work isn’t over. It’s time to prepare for the install, so are you ready? Here are some things to consider: Set realistic goals: Your business will be the only one that suffers if you go live before everyone is prepared. Give yourself and your staff enough time […]

How to Learn More About Your Customers with Your POS System

To gain insight into the customer habits of your restaurant or retail business, you can build a customer data base using your point of sale (POS) system. POS reporting features allow you to learn more about your customers to create more targeted marketing campaigns, spend less on customer retention and develop a strong sense of […]

Thinking of outsourcing your payroll? Here’s why you should.

Your time is valuable. Every second a business owner or employee spends working on payroll could actually cost you money, because that person is not helping customers, taking orders or closing sales.

Taking the plunge: how to incorporate digital signage into your business

Digital signage is easy to control and can be modified quickly, allowing it to be incorporated into virtually any environment. Restaurants may display their menus digitally, list nutritional information or convey information about the brand, loyalty programs, in-store promotions or upsell menu items.

‘Check’ This Out: Age Verification Systems A ‘Must’ For Liquor Stores

In recent years, software vendors such as pcAmerica have developed age verification solutions that can reduce the risks and penalties associated with the sale of liquor in liquor stores, if used properly.

VARTECH 2011 USA/Latin America

pcAmerica, a leading developer of point of sale software applications, will be exhibiting at VARTECH 2011 USA/Latin America from August 15-17 in Miami Beach, Florida at booth #431.

Making the List

Additionally, think about printing the Web address of your email sign-up form on the bottom of point of sale receipts and invoices. Employees can even be asked to collect e-mail addresses over the phone when customers call your store or restaurant.

More Ways to Work the System (Part Four of a Series)

The first of these features is the option to integrate a security camera and DVR system to record in-store activity. Why is this important? Employee theft—caused by a combination of theft of cash and inventory along with the granting of unwarranted discounts by employees (a practice known as “sweethearting”) is one of the leading causes of retail shrink.

Pumping It Up (Part Two of a Series)

Faster, more efficient processing ranks at the top of the list of benefits to be reaped from deploying an integrated fuel pump and point of sale system. However, it is far from the only benefit—providing that the solution you select has a top-notch reporting component.