Mobile payments have gained significant market share and continue to be of large importance for retailers and sellers everywhere. But how important are mobile payments? What do consumers really want when it comes time to pay? We attempt to address these questions below.
Reviewing consumer preferences in the mobile payment space
The following dataset was collected by Accenture in 2014 and speaks to consumer preferences within their mobile shopping experience.
Which of the following services would you use in your shopping experience if offered through a mobile device while in-store?
Top 3 in &...
Epson’s product quality and wide variety of product options is well known, but how do you choose which one to purchase? If you are using a tablet or a PC that does not have a USB Port available or you’ve decided to pursue bluetooth-enabled receipt printers, the selection will be narrowed down quite a bit. Here are 2 quality picks to choose from:
Amongst the most popular of Epson products is the TM-T88V receipt printer. The bluetooth interface-enabled version of the TM-T88V is the C31CA85955. In th...
Quickbooks POS uses a gift card service that requires you to purchase gift cards from Intuit directly. This can be costly, inconvenient and has limitations. I am going to show you how to use your own gift cards (homemade, or printed professionally) with Quickbooks POS. This is done using a simple method of running them as gift certificates in the software.Here is a very detailed guide on how to do this successfully.
Before you can sell a gift certificate, you need to make sure the gift certificate functionality is turned on in your QuickBooks Point of Sale. To turn on the Gift Certificate func...
Best Under Counter Cash Drawers On POSGuys.com
APG Vasario 16 x 16 - Black
APG Vassario 5 Coins, 5 Bills, removable till, painted face.
Starting at $160*
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POS-X ION 16" Black
POS-X ION Very economical option, works great on counter or under counter, comes with a cash drawer cable for Epson or POS-X Printers.
Starting at $130*
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MMF Val-U-Line - Black
Val-U-Line The most durable finish of the three cash drawers. All metal construction and roller bearings make it one of the better valued drawers out there.
Starting at $140*
If you purchased a Honeywell Barcode Scanner with the EZ-DL drivers license parsing plug-in like the Xenon 1902 and find that it all of a sudden stops working after scanning the recall defaults barcode then don't worry the scanner still has the plugin, you just need to scan a barcode to tell your scanner that the EZ-DL plug-in should be used.
The following barcode will re-enable ez-dl.
After scanning the barcode you should once again be able to setup your scanner for driver's license parsing.
If you have further issues configuring your Honeywell Scanner please call our tech support at 1-800-9...
Certain laser barcode scanners from Symbol / Zebra, formerly branded Motorola Barcode Scanners, are capable of having the width of their laser beam shortened or widened to make scanning small or clustered barcodes much easier.
In order to change your beam width you must be using a laser barcode scanner from Symbol/Zebra/Motorola, like the LS2208 Retail Scanner, LS4208 Rasterizing Retail Scanner, or LS3008 Light Industrial Scanner.
Simply scan the barcode for the beam width that you wish to use. By default, the scanner uses full width.
You can also find these barcodes in the manual that ...
If you have a credit or debit card, hopefully you have received a new one by now containing an EMV chip (that’s the little square box on the front of the card with lines running through it).
So what is EMV? Here it is in simple terms:
“EMV® is a global standard for credit and debit payment cards based on chip card technology". It’s name comes from the original companies to put it into place - Europay, MasterCard, and Visa. This newer technology is a way to lower credit card fraud by putting a super small computer chip in the card. The chip offers better data security by exchanging a lot m...
The 3 Best Deals on Barcode Scanners
When we put barcode scanners into categories that make it easier for customers to browse and shop, many times we’ll identify them by industry (such as “Retail Barcode Scanners”) or by characteristic (such as “Cordless Barcode Scanners”). But what if you’re just looking for the best deal? Not to worry, POSGuys.com has you covered.
The following are 3 great deals for barcode scanners that simply get the job done.
POS-X Ion Linear
The POS-X Ion Linear barcode scanner was built to stand the test of long day-to-day operations. Specifically, retail businesses ...
POSGuys - White Thermal Printer Review
One of the frequent requests our sales team gets is if we have a white printer that matches their new white PC? In the past we've recommended a few different models that are beige, cream, or gray, but other than Star most manufacturers weren't making a true white printer. Because of the demand for a true white printer POSGuys decided to bring in a limited stock of a white thermal printer that would work with most point of sale software.
Presenting the POSGuys White Printer, it is a nice quiet 6.3 inches per second thermal receipt printer with auto-cut...
How do you save money when processing credit cards?
When signing up for credit card processing and trying to get the best rate possible one of the main things to look into is if they are quoting you out traditional tiered pricing or if they are doing cost+ pricing. In both cases the rate that you get charged can vary depending on what kind of card you are using, however in almost every case going with cost+ pricing saves you money.
With this style of rates, cards are grouped into three categories. Qualified cards, mid-qual cards, and non-qual cards. The rates that you are...