If you’ve been out shopping lately, you’ve likely noticed that point of sale (POS) systems keep getting stealthier and more sophisticated by the day. Some cloud POS retailers have big cash registers hooked up to their little tablets, and some retailers are able to swipe credit and debit cards right on their smartphones. Once upon a time, point of sale systems consisted only of a simple cash register, but those days are long gone. More recently, POS systems had been developed to accept modern cashless payments and assist retailers with critical managerial tasks. Modern cloud POS systems are far-more advanced and advantageous than their predecessors.
Some retailers are skeptical about switching to cloud POS systems, but changing to a Cloud POS system doesn’t mean you have to get rid of your current POS system. Of course, you could decide to turn in your old hardware for tablets and smartphones if you desire, but it isn’t necessary. Making the change to the cloud doesn’t have to be a big deal. The transition can be made quite smoothly.
Advantages of Using a Cloud-Based POS system
One of the advantages of switching to cloud POS software is that you’ll have the ability to take your business with you wherever you go. You'll be able to track inventory, analyze labor costs, view your sales data, and view or share detailed reports. Essentially, you can be at your business even while you’re away, and watch your managers and employees at all times.
When updates are needed, you’ll experience much less downtime than traditional POS systems do. ARBA Pro cloud POS software automatically updates all your terminals and devices, so you don’t have to update them one-by-one. All updates happen quickly and without disruption. Updates only need to occur on a single computer or device, and all other linked devices are updated automatically.
Additionally, ARBA Pro cloud POS software allows users to add mobile devices without changing to a mobile-only POS system. This feature of added mobility will enable employees and managers to finish tasks while away from the physical establishment. This is important for owners and managers with demanding schedules.
Cloud POS systems centralize date immediately. If you're the owner or manager of more than one location, you understand the importance of this. Data centralization gives owners and managers quick access to each location collectively or individually from any device with an Internet connection. It’s important to customers that each location operates and functions the same as each other, and you'll be able to ensure smooth operations with this feature.
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ARBA Pro cloud POS software gives you one dashboard to manage your online and brick and mortar retail stores. The dashboard is highly comprehensive and easy-to-use for everyone.
If you'd like to learn more about what an ARBA Pro cloud POS system can do for your establishment, contact us today. We offer full refunds for clients who aren't completely satisfied with their new system. What do you have to lose?