A good point-of-sale system is essential for succeeding, especially when you’re a business that deals with a multitude of customers. In addition to maintaining your inventory, client and customer relationships, and maintaining all of the other aspects of your business, you need a way to quickly and easily process transactions.
If your business is suffering because you don’t have an effective way to manage all of your transactions at the workplace or are using outdated software, here are four of the best point-of-sales systems to have come out in 2012:
With plenty of features to meet businesses of all shapes and sizes, this program offers exactly what you’d expect from one of the best retail management systems in the world, and more.
The biggest strong point of Counterpoint V7 is its ability to work well on many different forms of hardware and operating systems, meaning it’ll work on a lower-end machine running Windows, Unix/Linux, Citrix, you name it, and still work just as well as on higher-end systems, giving you free reign to put this software on any system you may possess at your business. This allows you to cut costs you’d end up spending on upgrading your hardware.
Conquest Business Center
This is another top-end point-of-sale system, which allows easy connectivity, offers plenty of applications, offers great support, and has modern security features to keep all of your precious expenses and data secure.
There’s nothing worse than using a POS that is unsecure, leaving you bankrupt if cyber thieves decide to clean house one day.
What’s great about Conquest Business Center is that it’s not only great software, it can also be packaged in its expert-quality hardware as well, if you find that easier.
It has a funny name, but don’t let that fool you into thinking it’s not up to par with the rest, because it is, or better.
With an innovative ability to manage multiple stores, allow remote access, and give you the ability to integrate the e-commerce aspects of your store, this program is a life-saver. In addition, one of its benefits is that it offers all of the best features of the complicated programs in an easy-to-use user interface.
Microsoft Dynamics Retail Management System
Yes, Microsoft even helps you with point-of-sale solutions, too!
Microsoft is one of the top leaders in software development, and its RMS is no slouch. It’s easily scalable, efficient, can be automated if you prefer, and allows flexible reporting for when the time comes to crunch all of your numbers.
And since Microsoft has been in the software business for quite some time, it really knows how to provide its users with a safe, easy, and reliable ecosystem for retail businesses of all sizes.
The four of these point-of-sale systems truly are some of the best seen in 2012, so if you’re in need of a new system or want to upgrade, look no further.
Joe Petchonka is a freelance writer for a company that specializes in providing businesses with the best software.