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What Retail POS Software to Consider for Your Business

When looking for the right retail POS software for your business, consider how the software can help increase sales, decrease order costs, optimize labor usage and staff scheduling, and improve customer service.

Learn How Retail POS Can Help Your Business

Thinking of replacing your electronic cash register with a retail POS system? If so, you’re making a move that will definitely benefit your business. If this idea hasn’t crossed your mind lately, there’s no better time than now to consider going the retail POS route. With this technology, you can expect:     Enhanced checkout […]

Warning: You’re Losing Money by Not Using Customer Loyalty Programs

Have you ever heard the saying, “If it’s free, it’s for me?” We love free stuff—free samples, free products, free anything! A business that offers their patrons free stuff in exchange for their business—for example—buy 10 coffees, get one free makes them feel that their purchases are appreciated. Creating a loyalty program will encourage people […]

How to find the Best Retail POS System to Suit Your Needs

If you’re looking to purchase your first retail POS system or upgrade your technology, congratulations! There are a lot of things to consider before you start shopping. First, be honest about your needs. If you operate a small boutique or single-store location, you probably don’t need the largest, fanciest POS setup. Think carefully about the […]

Four Line Busting Myths Busted!

A mobile solution with line busting capability is a practical, long-term solution that will ensure shorter lines, less waiting, and a more pleasant experience for shoppers, diners and employees. However, some people still have their reservations about mobile POS, so the pcAmerica team wants to address some of these myths head-on to alleviate any concerns […]

RIS Media Releases Annual Shopping Study, Some Results May Surprise You

The fifth annual RIS/Cognizant Shopper Experience Study was released in August. This year’s study polled 5,311 shoppers in North America (2,414 respondents), Europe and China. The RIS study highlighted six areas of interest: mobile, social media, personalized marketing, cross channel integration, loyalty and digital shopping. Here are some of the highlights from the study: Mobile […]

Positive Outlook for 2014 Holiday Season

It’s only October, but it’s not too soon to start thinking about the holiday shopping season. The National Retail Federation (NRF) released a report this month projecting sales in November and December to increase a “healthy” 4.1 percent to $616.9 billion. This number is higher than last year’s increase of 3.1 percent for the same […]

Use your POS system to maintain compliance

During the holiday shopping season, Target suffered one of the largest security breaches in history, seeing the theft of 40 million accounts and 70 million customer records containing personal information. In the month following, Target’s customer traffic hit the lowest point in three years, according to a March story in USA Today. The company’s sales […]

North Station Liquors Integrates CRE with LevelUp for Speed, Analytics

Boston-based North Station Liquors is well stocked with more than 200 varieties of beer and a selection of wines and liquors from around the world. North Station Liquors’ management decided that accepting mobile payments would give them an edge over the competition, so the store, which uses pcAmerca’s Cash Register Express (CRE) point of sale […]

Discounts and Coupons: Are they good for business or hurting your brand?

It seems counterintuitive to think that frequent discounts and coupons that bring customers in the door could actually be hurting your brand or store. Some elite brands never offer discounts or have sales but for most of us, sales are a great way to boost profits. In fact, discounts are an effective way to attract […]