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All-in-One POS: Do Ergonomics Matter?

Every retailer and foodservice operator considers factors such as software and hardware capabilities when shopping for a new POS system. However, there’s an important angle that’s often overlooked, and that angle is ergonomics. Even if you’re buying one of the new, smaller all-in-one POS systems, ergonomics is a major consideration—especially for retail, restaurant, and food…

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Marijuana POS: Three Key ‘Must-Have’ Features

Efforts to legalize marijuana continue: California and Washington allow its purchase for recreational and non-recreational purposes, while the sale of medicinal cannabis by prescription is permissible in 23 states. With this trend has come an increase in the number of stores that sell marijuana in a brick-and-mortar environment. In order to maximize their potential, these…

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Top Three Restaurant POS Trends

New technologies are hitting the restaurant market at breakneck speed, with a number of new restaurant POS trends taking hold. Let’s take a look at the top three such trends and what is motivating operators to jump on the bandwagon. Mobile/tablet POS: Of all restaurant POS trends, this one rises to the top of the…

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How to Protect Your POS System from Malware

Increasingly, cyber-criminals have been infiltrating merchants’ POS systems and infecting them with malware—malicious programs that search for consumer credit card information and other data that can then be exploited for financial gain. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to protect your POS system from being compromised in this fashion. 1. Exercise…