POS Systems

Glitch Preventing Target Customers From Making Purchases Has Been Fixed
June 17, 2019 at 1:38 pm

Target said a systemwide outage that prevented customers from making purchases at its stores on Saturday has been fixed. The two-hour outage, which affected its cash registers, was caused by an internal technology problem, the retail chain said, without giving further details. “After an initial but thorough review, we can confirm that this was not…

Mobile First for 2019: Insights and Predictions From Retail's Big Show
April 4, 2019 at 9:59 am

Let’s be real: the state of brick-and-mortar retail in 2019 is equally exciting and terrifying. Amid widespread closures, uncertainty and the ever-present behemoth that is Amazon.com, there's an amazing wave of innovation in mobility that has the potential to transform — and yes, save — the retail experience for a new generation of consumers used…

The 2019 POS Data Study
November 21, 2018 at 3:25 pm

The 2019 POS Data Study from Askuity has made one thing very clear: don’t expect your company to reach its full potential without leveraging point-of-sale data in your day-to-day operations. Downloading data from portals and running spreadsheet-based reports was enough to be ahead of the curve in 2009. In 2019, it’s about moving beyond spreadsheets and transforming POS data into a source of competitive advantage and new sales opportunities.

Target Introduces Mobile Checkout for Holiday Shoppers
November 2, 2018 at 3:28 pm

Target shoppers will be able to avoid long checkout lines this holiday season thanks to a new mobile checkout service. The retailer's store associates will be equipped with mobile devices that can complete shoppers’ checkout processes from anywhere in its stores. The new service, which Target is calling "Skip-the-Line," was launched this week at all company…

Retail Checkout: Refocusing On the Moments That Matter Most
October 23, 2018 at 9:11 am

Modern retailers face growing pressure to deliver an in-store experience that attracts customers and keeps them coming back. While many retailers have started adopting technology to meet this need, one of the most critical in-store moments has gone unnoticed: checkout. The current checkout experience is very similar to how it worked decades ago, and this…

Benefits of Working With an End-to-End Payment Technology Company
July 10, 2018 at 9:13 am

Business owners are often surprised by what’s involved in setting up a merchant account for payment processing. While some decide to use numerous vendors to provide a processing gateway, platform, settlement services and equipment, it isn’t the most efficient strategy. In the long run, working with an end-to-end payment technology company can save time and…

A Primer on POS Security
June 28, 2018 at 4:36 pm

Target said a systemwide outage that prevented customers from making purchases at its stores on Saturday has been fixed. The two-hour outage, which affected its cash registers, was caused by an internal technology problem, the retail chain said, without giving further details. “After an initial but thorough review, we can confirm that this was not […]

Choosing the Right Payment Processor for Your Retail Business
June 28, 2018 at 4:20 pm

Target said a systemwide outage that prevented customers from making purchases at its stores on Saturday has been fixed. The two-hour outage, which affected its cash registers, was caused by an internal technology problem, the retail chain said, without giving further details. “After an initial but thorough review, we can confirm that this was not […]

POS Buyer’s Guide: Choose the Right Point of Sale System for Your Business
June 26, 2018 at 12:50 pm

Target said a systemwide outage that prevented customers from making purchases at its stores on Saturday has been fixed. The two-hour outage, which affected its cash registers, was caused by an internal technology problem, the retail chain said, without giving further details. “After an initial but thorough review, we can confirm that this was not […]