Choosing a new retail POS system can be complex, and first-time business owners may not know which features to look for. Before investing in something that may not work out, do some research and consider looking for the qualities below.
Syncing Between Online and In-Store
The National Retail Federation says that six out of seven consumers learn about products online before making a purchase in a brick-and-mortar store. There’s no doubt that retailers with an in-store and an online presence earn more revenue than those who stick to just one channel. With the right POS, brick-and-mortar sellers can build an online store and enjoy the benefits of being open 24/7. Look for:
- Synchronization of sales, inventory, and order requests
- Reports on sales per store, online sales, and total sales
- Consistency between different sales channels
Thoughtfully Designed Tools
Customers have a range of resources at their disposal, and before they come …