What is a Point of Sale?
Otherwise known as a "POS", a Point of Sale is a system that accepts payments, manages inventory/employees, and generally acts as the "backbone" of a retailer/restaurant.
A point of sale is where your payments originate - they include the screen, printer, cash-drawer, customer-input device, and payment processing peripherals. The POS has come a long way from just being a cash register! There are seemingly endless options when it comes to your choice of POS, since they can be customized/tailored to meet specific industry needs. At AND, we can integrate with just about all of the major POS systems on the market. You can think of a POS as a complex terminal. It ultimately processes your payments, and allows you the merchant to also manage other business requirements.
A point of sale differs from a standalone terminal in considerable ways in that it can maintain your inventory, and manage your on-hand inventory data. It can also allow for multiple avenues to send a customer their receipt in the form of a text message or email. And, with these types of features you can provision text or email campaigns to keep your customers in the know on your business. POS systems can also integrate with your accounting software, website, marketing systems, and more. Typically, a POS will act as a central resource for your business' data and payment information.
AND is proud to offer Clover POS as our preferred point of sale. Or, we can integrate with many popular POS systems as well.
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