time to change POS

How To Know It is Time To Change Your Point Of Sales Solution

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The Point Of Sale (POS) is one of the most crucial elements in the retail business. It is used to manage and complete all transactions in the retail environment. POS exhibits various features such as inventory management, analytics, and the like, that help the owners and users in understanding their business better. Additionally, POS has time and again proved to help organizations improve the customer satisfaction.

However, an inefficient POS solution could impact the business adversely. In this article, we have shared three alarming signals indicating that it is high time for retailers to invest in a better POS solution.

1. Fewer/No Integration Options

In the present day, retailers need to ensure that their POS solution can be integrated with various other applications in order to increase their sales and earn more profits. For instance, the POS must have to provision to be send promotional emails to customers. Additionally, the POS counter should be integrated with customer loyalty programs so as to enhance the shopping experience for repeat customers and offer personalized experiences.

If the current POS solution can not be integrated with such third-party applications, retailers would not be able to improve the customer experience, which would lead to a high rate of customer churn. Thus, they must consider upgrading it. Ginesys’ POS has a provision to integrate with various customer loyalty programs and ensure a great experience for the retail customers.

2. Poor Inventory Management

When a transaction is completed at the POS station, it should be able to update the stock numbers of the inventory. A real time updation would enable users in restocking the inventory, analysing the stock movement, and identifying the most profitable stock. However, if the current POS solution does not update the inventory in real time, it would majorly impact the business.

Ginesys’ POS updates the inventory management module in real time, allowing users to understand the stock situation, place relevant purchase orders, and take well-informed business decisions.

3. Inaccurate Analytics

Analyzing the performance in any business is extremely crucial - it gives insights on products that are earning most profits, strategies that are increasing sales, and the like. Inaccurate or incomplete analytics would lead to owners taking incorrect or ineffective decisions to scale up their business. On the contrary, accurate POS reporting and analytics helps in gauging all factors that make the business profitable and retain more customers.

With a POS software like Ginesys’ POS, retailers can rely on the accurate analytics to make business decisions that would have a high success rate and, thus, earn more profits.

Raman sharma | March 14th, 2019
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