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Tag: point of sale


News & Trends

Retailers have “had enough” of high fees charged by the card industry say experts

November 18, 2021

Via: Charged

Amazon’s decision to block all payments from Visa cards issued in the UK marks a “a turning point in the modern economy,” according to GoCardless director of product marketing Siamac Rezaiezadeh. Rezaiezadeh has described the move as the “moment retailers […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Engaging Customers Beyond the Point of Sale with Mobile Marketing

November 2, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Perhaps you’ve heard of the experience economy. It doesn’t just refer to experiences like bungee jumping or white water rafting, but rather, encompasses the consumer desire for a valuable end-to-end brand experience. Research finds that customer experience is the number […]


Others, Tech

Unified commerce: the superpower to drive innovation

October 18, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

As superheroes continue to wow us with their skill, fortitude and ingenuity to protect and defend, it makes us think about the superpower click-to-brick retailers need to call on to protect their hard-won, valuable market share from competitors and the […]


Retail Types, Stores

Amazon set to launch its own POS system as it takes aim at Shopify

September 10, 2021

Via: Charged

Amazon is set to its very own point-of-sale (POS) system as it takes aim at rival Shopify’s small business customers. According to a new report from Business Insider, the retail giant has created an internal task force to develop the […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

PayPal now lets you checkout with cryptocurrency

March 31, 2021

Via: Charged

PayPal has announced it is giving customers the chance to ‘checkout with crypto’ at its 29 million merchants for everyday purchases. The service, which is currently only available to consumers in the US, will enable the payment of goods with […]


Customer Experience, News & Trends, Point of Purchase

Nike severs ties with 7 more retailers including Urban Outfitters and Macy’s in latest DTC push

March 29, 2021

Via: Charged

Nike has announced plans to sever ties with a further seven major retailers including Urban Outfitters and Macy’s as it continues its relentless shift towards direct-to-consumer sales. The sportswear giant has announced that its goods will no longer be stocked […]


FMCG products, Others, Retail Types, Tech

Amazon Fresh cashierless rival Imagr eyes share in UK grocery market

March 23, 2021

Via: Charged

Imagr, a New Zealand based tech startup, has vowed to take on Amazon Fresh and break into the UK grocery market after opening its first European office in Amsterdam. The Amazon Fresh rival has already agreed deals with two European […]


Others, Tech

New “moving buttons” technology could allow 50 people to use self-checkout before it needs cleaning

February 22, 2021

Via: Charged

New “hygienic interface” technology could drastically increase the number of safe interactions customers can have with self-service checkouts before they need cleaning. Design agency Special Projects has developed an algorithm designed to significantly change the way customers interact with self-checkouts, […]


Others, Tech

Amazon expands biometric palm scanning system allowing customers to pay with their hands

February 2, 2021

Via: Charged

Amazon is expanding the rollout of its biometric palm scanning system to more of its branded stores, allowing customers to pay with nothing but their hands. Amazon One was launched in September last year at two Amazon Go convenience stores […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

As Contactless Payment Use Grows, Here’s What Consumers Need To Know About Fraud Prevention

June 8, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Touch-free “contactless” payments in stores and at vending machines are gaining popularity with U.S. shoppers and retailers during the pandemic, because the coronavirus can stay viable on many surfaces for hours or even days. Waving an NFC-enabled card or smartphone […]


Customer Experience, Loyalty Programs

Retail Industry Trends: Personalization and Customer Loyalty Programs

October 14, 2019

Via: Lightspeed POS

How many customer loyalty programs are you signed up to? How many are you aware of? The loyalty program has become an embedded part of the retail industry. Most shoppers are aware of at least one or two customer loyalty […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Point of Sale Marketing: The Power Behind Impulse Purchases

September 5, 2019

Via: Lightspeed POS

If you’re working in retail marketing, it’s very easy to get swept up in a sea of omnichannel beacons, experiential stores and the proliferation of the Internet of Things (IoT) in stores like Amazon Go. While the future is exciting, […]


Customer Experience, Point of Purchase

HP Debuts New Sleek, Modular POS System

August 3, 2017

Via: Retail Info Systems News

HP Inc. has unveiled an all-in-one point-of-sale (POS) system, the HP ElitePOS, aimed at transforming the in-store experience for customers, while offering a sleek, modern design hat seamlessly integrates with high-end retail aesthetics. With e-commerce influencing consumers’ shopping experiences, brick and mortar […]


Customer Experience, Others, Point of Purchase, Tech

What Data Is Captured By POS Software? Can It Be Used To Improve Business?

May 16, 2017

Via: Retail Minded

Point of sale (POS) software is basically the software used by brick and mortar shops when conducting sales. It may be connected to the cash register or installed in a computer or tablet to take the place of a cash […]


Customer Experience, Point of Purchase

6 Key Features All Good Retail Points of Sale Must Have

May 4, 2017

Via: Retail Minded

A good point-of-sale (POS) system is essential when you run a retail business. But what makes a POS system good when you are a retailer? At its most basic, a POS allows you to accept payments (including chip cards and […]


Customer Experience, Others, Point of Purchase, Tech

Eleven Of The Best Free Apps For Retailers

March 24, 2017

Via: Retail Minded

Smart retailers have smart business apps in their arsenals. Here are eleven fantastic tools for retail businesses, all of which have free trials (or are free altogether). Hootsuite Staying on top of social media can make your head spin. Hootsuite […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

How Retailers Can Cash In On New Commerce

March 15, 2017

Via: Retail Minded

Cash and coins may not yet be a thing of the past, but if the big names in commerce have their way they’re sure on the path to obsolescence. The past year has seen a massive leap towards a cashless […]


Customer Experience, Point of Purchase

The Range rolls out new POS

February 6, 2017

Via: Essential Retail News

The Range has rolled out a new point of sale (POS) solution across its 140 stores in the UK and Ireland. The value retailer partnered with PCMS to replace its legacy in-store system. The new POS devices improve speed and […]


Customer Experience, Point of Purchase

WHSmith to upgrade point of sale technology

January 9, 2017

Via: Essential Retail News

WHSmith has selected the Aptos point of sale (PoS) solution to be deployed across its travel and high street estate. The books and stationery retailer is looking to invest in technology to increase productivity and customer engagement at its 900-plus locations […]


Customer Experience, Point of Purchase

Molton Brown in cloud-based PoS upgrade

November 4, 2016

Via: Essential Retail News

Luxury beauty product brand Molton Brown is migrating its point of sale (PoS) and IT infrastructure to the cloud, as part of a move to improve its in-store customer experience. The bath, body, and beauty products retailer, which was acquired […]