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Archive for October, 2015

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 […]

Why You Need a Cafeteria POS System

Cafeterias are more than we remember from school—it’s not just hairnets and lunch ladies anymore! Most cafeterias are busy, noisy and fast-paced, but they’re also important meeting places in office buildings and bustling with activity in schools and universities. There are even chic cafeteria-style restaurants! Regardless of what type of cafeteria you own or patronize, […]

More than Just Tech: Choosing the Right POS Service Provider

At pcAmerica we talk to people about their POS needs all day long. So when we’re pitching a new client, we often invite them to do several things to make sure we’re a good fit and vice versa. Choosing the right POS service provider can be the key to an easy experience with your new […]

How Retail POS can Help You Compete with Big Box Stores

Small to mid-size retailers and chains face stiff competition from online sites and big box stores. It seems like small to mid-size retailers get hit from both sides:  online sites are competitive on price because they don’t have the overhead of a brick-and-mortar retailer but big box stores compete on discounts and in-store experience. You […]

How an All-in-One POS can Save Your Business

Businesses looking for a POS system have several options, including mobile, traditional terminal, tablet and all-in-one. All-in-one (AIO) POS systems can save a business money, time and space. Why should you give an AIO POS system another look? Here’s why: All-in-one systems are cost effective: We’ve discussed the benefits of purchasing your POS components from […]

Why Labor Scheduling is the Secret Ingredient in Restaurant POS

Inventory and payroll are two of the biggest expenditures a restaurant has and it’s easy to see why—without food or employees, you can’t serve your customers. Labor scheduling is a built-in function of many restaurant POS systems, including pcAmerica’s Restaurant Pro Express. Restaurant Pro Express Version 12.5 (or higher) features a labor scheduler that makes it […]

Finish Payroll in One Simple Step

Payroll can be a headache if you’re still doing it yourself. With all the different facets that payroll encompasses—paychecks and direct deposits, deductions, garnishments and local, state and federal tax filings, there’s a lot of room for error. Your time is valuable and every second a business owner or employee spends working on payroll could […]