POS Systems

Walmart Abandons Scan & Go Checkout
May 17, 2018 at 12:10 pm

Walmart has decided to cancel an app that let shoppers scan and pay for items with their smartphones so they could skip waiting in line at checkout registers, the company confirmed to Business Insider on Tuesday. The decision to kill the app, called Scan & Go, comes just four months after Walmart announced it would expand…

Is Security a Priority for Your Retail Stores?
May 17, 2018 at 10:54 am

Any time customers make monetary transactions on your website or at your store, their information is momentarily vulnerable, especially if you don’t have proper security measures in place. This applies to all retailers, but especially to those with multiple store locations. You might think that the point-of-sale (POS) software or website plugin has adequate security,…

Retail Analytics Report
May 16, 2018 at 12:34 pm

Walmart has decided to cancel an app that let shoppers scan and pay for items with their smartphones so they could skip waiting in line at checkout registers, the company confirmed to Business Insider on Tuesday. The decision to kill the app, called Scan & Go, comes just four months after Walmart announced it would expand […]

The Cost of Network Downtime Extends Beyond the Bottom Line
April 2, 2018 at 11:17 am

A reliable internet connection is every retailer’s lifeline. When network downtime occurs, it costs retailers more than just missed sales, as retailers rely on fast and stable internet to operate point-of-sale systems, security systems, inventory databases, digital signage and more. To better understand the true impact of downtime for retailers, Accelerated Concepts, a Digi International…

Brands Want to Help Retailers Add Value Through POS Data
March 12, 2018 at 9:14 am

Retail has changed. With the intensification of competition, the rise of e-commerce, and the importance of creating a unified customer experience both online and offline, retailers and brands have been given an enormous opportunity to reinvent the way they do business. The best retailers (e.g., The Home Depot, Walmart, Sephora) have embraced these challenges with…

Are You Using the Right POS System?
January 15, 2018 at 5:26 pm

In the world of retail, the right point-of-sale (POS) system can make a huge difference in your overall profitably, security and stability. The problem is that there are dozens of different platforms on the market, each claiming to do different things. Do you know how to choose the right one for your business? Evaluating POS…

Taking Payment Friction Out of the Buyer’s Journey
January 9, 2018 at 10:34 am

We’ve all been there. You try to pay by credit or debit card, but you’re told it’s cash only. You’re at the checkout page, but there are so many hoops to jump through you just give up and log off. Or, you try to make an in-app purchase, only to be asked to input your…

How to Use Data to Power Up Your Customer Acquisition
December 28, 2017 at 12:47 pm

Walmart has decided to cancel an app that let shoppers scan and pay for items with their smartphones so they could skip waiting in line at checkout registers, the company confirmed to Business Insider on Tuesday. The decision to kill the app, called Scan & Go, comes just four months after Walmart announced it would expand […]

Ensuring The Success Of Your Channel Incentive Program
December 20, 2017 at 3:14 pm

Walmart has decided to cancel an app that let shoppers scan and pay for items with their smartphones so they could skip waiting in line at checkout registers, the company confirmed to Business Insider on Tuesday. The decision to kill the app, called Scan & Go, comes just four months after Walmart announced it would expand […]