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Tuesday, January 27, 2009


Point of sale generally means the point at which the customer pays for their products or services. Point of sale (also known as POS) includes but is not limited to: the cash register, the cash drawer and the receipt printer. If you are a merchant that uses POS, you can also use POS items as marketing materials. For example, you could display products that you have a surplus of near the cash register to allow customers to impulse buy. This is quite effective when the point of sale merchandise has been marked down in price or is on clearance so the customer knows that they are getting a great price on the items.

You could also use POS marketing merchandise such as toppers for the cash register. Regardless of what the price is for the merchandise, it’s placement on top of the cash register or other part of the POS system will make customers look at it and consider buying it.

Other options that you have for using your POS system to sell more merchandise include using your thermal printer of receipt printer to print return
coupons for your visitors. You could even print the coupons on the back of their cash receipt. This will help to encourage customers to come back soon in a shorter amount of time. Read More>>