Don't Sell iPad-Based POS Without Watching This
By Mike Monocello, editor-in-chief, Business Solutions magazine
It's nearly impossible to open your copy of Business Solutions, or any other industry magazine, without reading something about mobile POS. Obviously a hot button topic, analysts predict strong growth in this technology segment. Some predict 80% of retailers will be looking to deploy a mobile POS solution within the next two years.
Why all the hype? Mobile POS -- whether leveraging a customer's cell phone in store, or arming store associates with iPads -- is all about improving the customer shopping experience. That said, I recently came across some information that I believe could negate the improved shopping experience for a significant segment of shoppers. So, before you build a mobile POS solution for your customers, make sure you're aware of this potential pitfall...