Using an iPad as a POS system is more than just a digital trend. Yes, it is modern and your retail shop will appear prestigious, but the key is in the benefits that other business owners will most likely hide from you.
What are the beneficiaries we are talking about?
- Cutting down expenses
If you compare the procurement costs with a now outdated cash register, the difference in implementation is 2000% – yes, that’s two thousand percent cheaper than buying a fixed cash register. The maintenance and repair are as much cheaper as well.
- Customers Admire Them
This is a must-do for businesses that start or old ones that want to refresh their appearance and return some customers. Think, if you have a restaurant and the waiters can charge bills on the spot, at any moment guests require a check. If you have a retail store, you can instantly check the inventory of supply and look for various options OR recommend a stock that you have ready to go – and the buyers are interested in something similar.
(Here’s some of the most popular articles that you can check: The Function of Inventory Management System in Dynamic Retail Business)
- It Improves the Workflow
Having neat and steady workflow is a huge advantage and opportunity to have a real revenue growth. The iPad POS provides the staff with opportunity to drive buyers to trough the sales funnel on the spot and cut the long waiting lines on the cash register where buyers can change their mind on the purchase if they wait too long.
- Cross-selling and up-selling possibilities
Buyers are not as they used to be. As choices and technology rise, their awareness of knowing exactly what they want and what they might be interested is more present – and this makes selling much more complicated. The ipad POS system can help you with the sales process simply by providing product details to the buyer and implying a cross sale of a similar item they would like.
- Staff Training is done in minutes
iPad and all the Apple products have a simple to use interface that most of the people, especially younger generations, are familiar with. All they need to do is press a button, simple as that.
- Thinking Green
The fact that many people have raised ecological concerns and are aware of worldwide pollution, new markets appeared. The iPad POS system can print receipts on the spot, however, you can provide the customers with electronic receipt via a website link or email.
Regardless, if you have a small business or multi-located enterprise in the retail industry, iPad POS systems are the future.
- Top 5 iPad Point of Sale Tools for Retailers
- Top 4 Best Inventory Management Software & Tracking Systems
— Tillpoint (@tillpoint) 6 de julio de 2016