Five things retailers want from their POS system

Teamwork Retail

A modern point-of-sale (POS) system is more than just a cashwrap with a register and a card reader. Here are five revolutionary improvements that a new POS system can bring to a retail store. The mobile POS device provides instant access to all stored customer information.

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Considering Shopify POS? Get the Answers to All Your Questions

Ecommerce Platforms

If so, Shopify POS might be the solution for you. What's Shopify POS? However, since 2013, they branched into the world of brick-and-mortar retail with their Shopify POS app. In short, Shopify POS is an app you can download to either your iOS or Android devices.

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A Vend POS Review: Everything You Need to Know

Ecommerce Platforms

Or, are you looking for a better POS system than the one you already have? If so, Vend POS might be the perfect solution for you. They were one of the first companies offering business owners a robust POS system operating entirely via the cloud. How Does Vend POS Work?

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Is Your POS Software Costing You Revenue Opportunities?

iQmetrix

In today’s retail industry, POS software is an essential revenue tool. Having a POS system is undeniably an advantage. Retail Operations POSIt's difficult to imagine running any store without one, and it's impossible to capitalize on digital channels without digital payment capabilities. The question then becomes: is it also an obstacle?

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Can Your Retail POS Do This? 9 Things to Expect From Your Retail Payment System

iQmetrix

Now, however, POS solutions are expected to do so much more. Rather than solving one retail challenge, they serve as the central platform around which all operations orbit. Retail Operations POSYou used to expect your retail payment system to make checkout easy for both your staff and your customers, but that was it. Or at least, they should.

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4 POS Reporting Features You Didn't Know You Needed

iQmetrix

When most people think of a Point of Sale (POS) solution, they think of the checkout process. After all, a POS is designed to streamline checkout for the consumer and the retailer alike. But the value of a POS extends well beyond the transaction. Retail Operations

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The End of a Software Silo: 8 Features that Make Your POS a Retail Hub

iQmetrix

A POS system should not be a solitary component in your IT infrastructure. Rather, it should be seen as a retail hub that absorbs data from each of your departments and informs a wide range of your processes and operations. With the right type of POS system in place, it's possible to streamline and automate a number of cumbersome processes all while enhancing management and the customer experience. Retail Operations POS

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Teamwork Retail works with FAO Schwarz to “Return to Wonder” in NYC with Apple devices

Teamwork Retail

FAO Schwarz offers customers mobile checkout and powers its other store operations on iOS cloud commerce provider, Teamwork Retail. Blog Cloud-Based PoS Mobile Point of Sale Omni-Channel Retailing Point of Sale Solutions Retail Hardware Retail POS Systems

4 Benefits of Using a Retail POS System in Your Repair Shop

iQmetrix

Retail Operations POS RepairFor those of us who have had the misfortune of breaking our phones, we can all remember the awful shattering sound it made after it plummeted to the floor. In 2017, SquareTrade, a company that insures smartphones, reported that “a cellphone in the U.S. breaks every two seconds.” With the increasing popularity of these expensive, yet fragile smartphones, it’s no surprise that the repair industry has seen a boost in sales over the past few years.

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Top 5 Reasons iQmetrix Should Be Your Go-To Wireless POS Software

iQmetrix

Your POS system is the central hub for your business and the heartbeat of transactions, so choosing a new POS system can be a very daunting task. Without the right POS, you run the risk of missing the opportunity to grow your business quickly or at all. Retail Operations POSIt’s intimidating and overwhelming to implement new technology — two reasons why retailers often avoid it at all costs.

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POS Software: Where to Go From Here

Cegid

Interview with Sylvain Jauze, International Operations Director, Cegid Group. Providing smooth transactions everywhere however, requires POS technology that can seamlessly meet demand, while simultaneously delivering associates consumer data across all physical and digital touchpoints.

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Retailers on the Move with Mobile POS

Cegid

The Crucial Role of Mobile POS. Enter mobile POS. Mobile POS is one of those win-win technologies that pleases both external and internal stakeholders. With full-featured mobile POS, they can even assist shoppers with checkout anywhere in the store.

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Cloud POS Leader for Omnichannel Retailers

Cegid

To stay relevant, brands are re-imagining every aspect of their operations to ensure the customer is the focal point. Cegid is experiencing strong demand for its mobile POS and clienteling modules. As see on RetailCIO Outlook Magazine.

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[Video] 5 Ways to Succeed in the Growing Cell Phone Repair Segment

iQmetrix

So, as a retailer, you need to be ready for increased market saturation by looking into changes you can make to your current POS, or what a new POS system would need, that would give you an edge on your toughest competitors.

App is The New Black: How myRQ is Changing the Game for On-The-Go Retailers

iQmetrix

POS Retail OperationsFrom study to study, use-case to use-case, it’s been proven time and again that mobile matters. First it was consumers expecting brick-and-mortar stores to have a streamlined online presence and now, mobile is taking over the back-end of businesses. Enter myRQ.

Milano Diamond Gallery Selects Retail and Point of Sale (POS) Solution from Cegid

Cegid

Retail jewelry chain chooses Yourcegid Retail connected commerce solution to achieve real-time visibility into daily operations across 40+ stores in over a dozen countries. Our business looks forward to leveraging Yourcegid Retail Y2 for store operations, customer engagement and reporting.

4 Ways to Personalize the Customer Journey

iQmetrix

Retail Operations POSAccording to Accenture’s 2018 Personalization Pulse Check , 91% of consumers are more likely to shop with brands who recognize, remember, and provide relevant offers and recommendations.

7 Benefits of Having a Modern Payment System in Your Corner

iQmetrix

Retail Operations POSDirectly integrating to your point of sale, a modern payment system delivers a robust payment experience for both merchant and customer. From merchant services, to hardware procurement, to remote terminal solutions and everything in between, a modern payment system connects merchants to a total payment ecosystem.

6 Signs That You Should Integrate iQmetrix with Your eCommerce Platform

iQmetrix

Retail Operations POS Omnichannel RetailThe following is a guest contribution by nChannel Marketing Analyst Jillian Hufford. All growing merchants experience growing pains. You can’t keep up with incoming customer orders and inventory doesn’t stay up to date fast enough. Eventually, your manual processes cause more errors than you can keep up with. This is even harder to manage when you’re selling both in-store and online.

Which Retail Metrics Are You Reporting On? (And What Are You Missing?)

iQmetrix

Retail Operations POSMany of the metrics that retailers track today are the same ones that they have been tracking for years. They are looking at the number of people who walk through the door, the size of the average sale, and overall profits and losses.

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Wireless Revolution: How Independent Retailers Will Shift in 2018

iQmetrix

Here are some of our top predictions for how independent wireless retailers will evolve in 2018: Retail Operations POSDrive through the downtown core and it can feel like there are just as many wireless retailers as there are gas stations or restaurants. The differences between each wireless retailer may not be immediately apparent, as many have similar product lines, stores sizes, staff mix, and target market.

[Video] Service & Repair: The New Buzzword

iQmetrix

Retail Operations Customer Experience POSThe service & repair industry has been around for years, but recently it has been becoming a large buzz word in wireless. But it’s more than just cell phone repair; it’s the ever-changing landscape of what needs to be repaired. These products range from cell phones and drones to even home security systems.

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How to Save Time and Money with Carrier-Specific Integration

iQmetrix

Operations POSIn the wireless industry, it’s a constant struggle to shave time off transactions (particularly activations) and maximize every dollar. If you’re a wireless dealer, I’m willing to make a bet that reconciling commissions with your carrier causes the regular onset of a headache you can set your watch to.

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Shut Your Fraud Hole: 3 Tips & Tricks for Loss Prevention in Wireless

iQmetrix

Operations POSAccording to the 2016 National Retail Security Survey (NRSS), inventory shrink accounted for 1.38% of retail sales, or $45.2 billion, in 2015. Retailers that participated in the 2016 NRSS say that employee/internal theft amounted to 35.8% of this inventory shrink.

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Shoestock Steps Forward with Teamwork Retail

Teamwork Retail

Teamwork Retail is a cloud-based and mobile retail technology solution supporting real-time operations throughout the enterprise. All aspects of store operations are performed exclusively on iOS devices (iPads, iPhones), using a suite of 12 Apps. Retail POS Systems

Why You Should Be Using (S)Carrier Integrations

iQmetrix

Retail Operations POSIn a constantly changing and fast-paced industry like wireless, the saying 'time is money' has never rung more true. Watch this video blog as we discuss the many reasons why wireless dealers are saving time and money by using carrier integrations.

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How Mobility Can Connect Retailers From The Sales Floor To The Warehouse

Retail TouchPoints

By Marco Nielsen, Stratix Retailers face a number of challenges when managing operations that stretch from the production line to the showroom floor. They are finding that new, agile software solutions are only as effective as the employees handling each stage of the retail operation.

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Omnichannel Retail: New Roles You Need to be Hiring Now

iQmetrix

Retail Operations POS Omnichannel RetailFor businesses' omnichannel strategies to succeed, they need professionals who are well-versed in omnichannel marketing. While this seems simple enough, many brands are only now getting up to speed. Throughout the customer lifecycle, there are more opportunities to engage a consumer than ever before—from acquisition to retention.

How They Work: Defining Endless Aisle, Dropship, and RQ

iQmetrix

To provide some clarity, we’ll begin with some definitions and then we’ll go into how Endless Aisle and Dropship work together with our POS software, RQ, to provide endless product options to your customers, allowing you and your sales associates to say nothing but YES. Retail Operations Dropship Interactive RetailThese days buzzwords are more abundant than ever, and wireless is no exception. Two commonly confused terms in the industry are Endless Aisle and Dropship.

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Real Inventory Management: How to Increase Inventory Visibility Across Your Stores

iQmetrix

Let’s dive into the processes that reveal true in-store sellable quantities through your POS data, and how to better leverage Virtual Quantity in relevant auto ordering and transferring tools. Retail OperationsEffective Inventory Management begins with improving our visibility into actual inventory levels and Virtual Quantity.

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Mobile Payment Trends: A Survey Of The iQmetrix Experts

iQmetrix

The iQmetrix team's combined knowledge of POS, payments and mobile applications makes this (in my eyes) a “professional” opinion. Retail OperationsWhere does one start to understand the mobile payment market? Lucky for me I’m in “the biz” so I figured starting with my co-workers was a good place to begin, so I sent 300+ colleagues an informal survey. See below for the results.

The Retail Revolution Is Redefining Convenience

Retail TouchPoints

There are many other opportunities that convenience retailers can explore to help reduce friction at the checkout, including self-checkout, customer self-scanning from their mobile phone and mobile tablet POS for fast checkout anywhere in the store.

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Adapting B2B Integration To Support Distributed Commerce

Retail TouchPoints

Now is the time for retailers and their partners to develop the operational backbone to thrive in this environment. By Peter Edlund, DiCentral Brick-and-mortar retailers spent decades building infrastructure to guarantee merchandise is on the shelf when customers walk into the store.

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The Technology Driving The Growth Of IoT Retail Applications

Retail TouchPoints

The study also finds downtime severely impacts customer loyalty, employee productivity and overall business operations. One of the common examples of this backbone is the connection from sales and POS systems to inventory control systems.

Leverage The Sharing Economy By Adding Rental To Retail

Retail TouchPoints

Unlike a purchase, a rental requires not only the functions of a traditional POS (reporting, receipting, CRM, etc.), Strong consideration should be given to a solution that complements a retailer’s current POS to avoid costly training and integration expenses.

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