Posts Tagged: mPOS

Miura: Introducing the latest mPoS solution from Retail Computer Solutions

Add the freedom of a mobile point of sale to your business. Let me introduce you to the latest retail innovation from Retail Computer Solutions. All the benefits of the RCS point of sale software running on a windows tablet (Cilo in this example) combined with the Miura contactless portable payment system.   The Cilo POS tablet is a rugged and durable tablet designed to provide high performance in the retail, hospitality and warehouse environment. Combined with the successful RCS point of sale software ... Read more

All the Amazon Fire Phone News

[UPDATE: It seems the Amazon smartphone hasn't been anything for retailers to worry about as it's flopped.] Amazon has announced its first smartphone and it’s got some retailers worried. And that’s all because of its main attraction the Firefly app. Firefly is “an object-recognition technology that lets you snap a picture of virtually anything (or listen in on a song or television show) and buy it from Amazon immediately. The company says it can recognize 100 million different objects. Its goal is no less audacious ... Read more

Mobile Marketing in the Retail Industry

In 2013 the use of mobile devices by shoppers to purchase items and compare prices filled many headlines however analysts predict that this trend will only grow in 2014. As such integrating a mobile marketing strategy into your business is important. Smart retailers will: Analyse existing mobile data capture new mobile data understand customer mobile behaviours predict customer interaction encourage loyalty and brand engagement by Dynmark. Explore more infographics like this one on the web's largest information design community - Visually.   Read more

Business in a Box: Is Square’s turnkey point of sale experience really $299?

You can have a fully functioning EPoS system for just $299, or at least that’s what the article on Techcrunch would have you believe. However, if you dig a little deeper into the Square offering then the basic package is far more than $299. To efficiently run your point of sale the basic hardware you’ll need is: Touch screen monitor Cash drawer Receipt printer Barcode scanner Chip & Pin terminal To buy these from Square will actually cost you over $796, and you’ll still need to buy your ... Read more