(Episode 608; 12 minutes 05) Does your point-of-sale (POS) system know what the weather will be like today? If not, maybe it's time for an upgrade.
POS systems have come a long way since the days of clunky cash registers that had little connection with the backend operations of a business. Today, of course, they offer a range of real-time promotional and analytical tools to help you sell more and improve customer satisfaction.
In this episode of BTalk, Kym Houden, founder and managing director of Task Retail, outlines four things your point of system should be capable of:
- real-time management
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