It can be difficult to know when it’s time to upgrade your point of sale system. If your POS hardware is doing everything you need it to, it’s tough to justify the expense of a new POS system. But don’t wait until your hardware stops functioning completely. Upgrading to a new system could streamline processes, help build customer relationships, and ultimately save time and money.
Here are a few signs that it may be time to upgrade your POS system.
Outdated Payment Processing Capabilities
If your POS system doesn’t yet accept chip cards, it is definitely time to think about an upgrade. Offering the latest in payment processing will offer additional protection against fraud liability. And most customers expect to have all payment options, from chip cards to Apple Pay, so by failing to offer them, your business may seem outmoded and old-fashioned.
Lack of Sustainable Options
From electronic receipts to digital marketing, consumers expect businesses to prioritize sustainability. A new POS system can provide greener options.
Using Multiple Tools and Systems
Newer POS hardware and software come with all the tools and features needed for retail and restaurant management. If you’re downloading files and manually transferring data, investing in a new system that allows you to manage your business on one platform will save you a significant amount of time – and avoid potential errors.
No Digital Integration
Today’s retail customer expects to be seen, known and valued. By integrating with digital marketing tools and CRMs, a new POS system can make that easy.
At Retail Tech, we understand that new point of sale hardware simply isn’t in the budget for many small businesses. That’s why we’re proud to offer both new and refurbished POS hardware solutions. We have unique business partner agreements that allow us to create custom, low-cost solutions for any budget. Contact us today to discuss your needs, and how we can help.
Retail Tech carries a wide variety of new and refurbished point of sale hardware and equipment. We offer installation and staging, retail POS system repairs, and more. If you need help choosing a hybrid POS solution, contact our POS systems specialists for help finding the perfect point of sale solution for your retail store, restaurant or other small business.