Point of Sale Website Reports 7th Consecutive Year Of Growth
SARASOTA, FL, December 08, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ — The Point of Sale News ™ (pointofsale.com) announced that its annual visitor traffic exceeded one million readers for the first time earlier this year. This represents a more than 40% gain in year-over-year readership.
President Craig L Aberle reported “We are very pleased that our readership has expanded for a seventh year in a row.
While we are a small niche site, our continued growth indicates that viewers find value in what we provide and that is gratifying.”
Aberle pointed out that individuals seeking information on retail technology increasingly go to the web first. “Our approach has always been to provide high quality content and we do that every day. Good content lasts for years and has a long tail of viewership.” Visitors seeking information about point of sale, payments, receipt printing etc will find our site through searches. The unique domain name makes it easy for them to get back to us.”
Worldwide retail sales are about $22 trillion dollars annually, and growing. All of that takes place on a point-of-sale (POS) system of some kind. The United States alone is about $5 trillion in annual retail sales (source US.Census.gov – http://www.census.gov/retail/index.html)
The Point-of-sale industry has many “middleware” products – often invisible to the participants, but whose function is absolutely critical for the worlds trillion dollar retail environment to work.
The Point of sale industry itself is estimated to exceed $60 billion dollars world-wide and many companies in that niche are world leaders; including companies like Epson, Honeywell, Bixolon, Elo and Zebra. Also, companies like Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Vantiv, First Data, Sterling and others are an essential part of the fabric that make POS possible.
The Point of Sale News offers over 5,000 articles in a variety of categories including
* retail technology,
* point-of-sale software,
* hospitality software,
* payment processing,
* cash drawers, receipt printers, digital signage,point of sale terminals, barcode scanners, POS supplies and many other products.
Much of the content is exclusive to the site and is geared to small to medium businesses (SMB) who have a need for a POS systems or services.
The Point of Sale News also operates a sister publication – The Bar Code News ™ located at www.barcode.com.
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