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What is Point of Sale (POS) system?

In a simple way to explain, POS system is a combination of software and hardware that allows retailers to complete transactions with their customers. Specifically, the retailer will calculate the amount of money the customer have to pay in exchange for goods or services, then indicate the amount in the POS as well as the payment options for their customer. After receiving the payment, the retailer may issue a receipt for the transaction.

How to choose POS system?

When choosing your POS system, there are several things you must consider before making a final decision. One particular aspect of the POS system you should pay special attention to is doing your own research to compare POS systems. This is the section where you need to get some industry feedback and learn about the experiences of other similar retailers. Talk to other retailers in your industry about their POS system and ask them how it’s working for them. Conduct an online search and check out the websites of various POS vendors. Start a discussion on relevant groups and ask your fellow merchants about POS solutions that they recommend and why.

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