Point of Sale (POS) Resources

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This is a central page for point of sale resources (POS resources) – and includes some of our most popular articles about POS hardware and POS software, articles and videos about getting started with POS, how-to articles, and more.

We welcome suggestions and ideas from our readers about point of sale resources that you would find helpful. Our goal here at The Point of Sale News is to be the “Go-To Site for everything Point of Sale™.”  We suggest Bookmarking this page in your browser for easy retrieval.   This page has been updated as of August 2017.


Learn about Point of Sale (POS)

What is Point of Sale (What is POS)?

White Papers & ebooks

How A POS System Can Cut Costs

How to choose a POS VAR (Value Added Reseller)

How to Increase Sales With a Point-of-Sale System

Top Ten Reasons Point of Sale Systems are Better Than Cash Registers

The Process of Computerizing Your Business

10 Secrets of Successfully Computerizing Your Business

Point of Sale Software – Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing a POS System

Choosing a POS System: Important Questions for All Parties

POS Hardware Directory

Read This Before Purchasing a Cash Drawer

Shopping Tips: Key components for your new POS System.

QR Codes – Everything you always wanted to know*

QR Codes – Best Business Practices

Digital Signage Crosses the Chasm.

Why Address Verification is Essential For Your POS System

POS Case Studies – from coffee shops to chains with hundreds of stores – how they did it.

Use a local POS specialist to figure out and install a system and save yourself aggravation.

POSforum.net – free technical support forum – for restaurant POS including Oracle/Micros, Aloha and others

List of some top retail software products

List of Hospitality and Restaurant software products

POS Software Directory

Point of Sale Software – Top 10 Mistakes to AvoidWhen Choosing a POS System

POS Multi-user systems and Multi-site systems

Point of sale – Should you add old data to a new system?

Top Ten Things to Know When Choosing a POS System

Top 4 Features For Mobile POS

Digital Signage Resources

Mobile Point of Sale (POS) Resources

QuickBooks Resources

Resource Page: Scanner Apps for Smartphones & Tablets

QR Code Resources

Assorted bar code resources

Assorted RFID Resources

Useful Resources on the Auto-ID and Mobility Website

National Retail Federation Web Site Resources

How the Point of Sale (POS) Industry Works

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