In the past grocery stores had to use an old-fashioned cash register that can print receipts and hold money, but didn’t offer much else beyond that. Today, POS systems are becoming the norm in grocery stores in order to handle a large numbers of items a typical store carries. On top of that, there are a number of other benefits you’ll get from using grocery POS software.
First, a point-of-sale system is simply the hardware and software that is used during the checkout process. This includes the computer system and software that tracks transactions, credit/debit card readers, and other peripheral devices like a cash drawer and pole display. Ranger POS is unique in the web-based point-of-sale field by integrating with every type of POS peripheral available.
Also, when you use a POS system like Ranger POS every aspect of your store will be tracked for future reporting. Information like what customer made a purchase, what they bought, and who rung them up are all available with a few clicks. This information is very valuable, and can be used in marketing campaigns, for loyalty programs, or to simplify your accounting tasks.