Why do you need a point of sale (POS) system?
A point of sale system is an important part of any business; it’s the hub where everything comes together as one (Such as sales, stock management, cash management, and customer relationship management).
According to a survey of retailers conducted earlier this fall, nearly three-quarters of those polled prioritized their point of sale infrastructures (improving existing systems or investing in a new POS system) even more during COVID-19, while the remaining 43% maintained their pre-pandemic priority levels.
In other words, even in the midst of a global epidemic, two-thirds of retail owners refuse or are unable to lessen the importance of their POS equipment, making it a must-have.
While some organizations utilize a combination of manual methods, cash registers, accounting software, forms, process transactions, and record sales, a few companies have improved revenues by 200 percent through reporting alone.
So, why aren’t all retailers using point-of-sale systems? We all know how difficult it can be to integrate new technology, especially those that are vital to your company processes. However, as you can see, the negative consequences of traditional processes in place must be seriously evaluated with having a POS replacement to automate more than half the things you manually do yourself.