In the past grocery stores had to use an old-fashioned cash register that can print receipts and hold money, but didn’t offer much else beyond that. Today, POS systems are becoming the norm in grocery stores in order to handle a large numbers of items a typical store carries. On top of that, there are a number of other benefits you’ll get from using grocery POS software.
First, a point-of-sale system is simply the hardware and software that is used during the checkout process. This includes the computer system and software that tracks transactions, credit/debit card readers, and other peripheral devices like a cash drawer and pole display. Cashier Live is unique in the web-based point-of-sale field by integrating with every type of POS peripheral available.
Also, when you use a POS system like Cashier Live every aspect of your store will be tracked for future reporting. Information like what customer made a purchase, what they bought, and who rung them up are all available with a few clicks. This information is very valuable, and can be used in marketing campaigns, for loyalty programs, or to simplify your accounting tasks.
Additionally, you’ll have access to a number of things that help you manage your employees. Cashiers using our grocery store POS software will sign in under their own names to use the register, which leads to increased employee accountability for errors and missing money. Also, any manager can access the transaction history of a register to quickly find just about anything, or even print up a report. Cashier Live even includes a time clock, which will make it easy for you to do payroll at the end of a pay-period.
Small business point of sales systems are becoming increasingly more common as business owners realize the big benefits that they offer. These systems are technologically advanced and allow for more versatility than just a simple cash register. With that in mind, implementing a POS system will without a doubt benefit your grocery stores.
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Easily add and manage your shop’s entire inventory.
Use Cashier Live’s data importer to instantly enter your products into inventory.
Complete sales quickly and easily with Cashier Live’s easy to use interface.
Keep track of your loyal customer base so you can offer them discounts and promotions.
Manage all of your categories so you can see what types of items are most popular.
Use powerful reporting tools to help you make the right decisions for your business, and take some of the hassles out of accounting.
The Dashboard gives you a real-time, at-a-glance look at important information like monthly sales data, top suppliers, best selling items, and who your loyal customers are.
Great on-line training videos help your staff learn the system quickly.
Get your POS software up and running quickly and at a very low cost.