APG manufactures highly durable and dependable cash drawers. APG has built a reputation as the supplier of choice for retail, hospitality and mobile cash drawer solutions for thousands of customers throughout the world. To learn more about APG’s products, visit http://www.cashdrawer.com or call 763-571-5000. Follow us on Twitter at @apgcashdrawer and on Facebook.
During our history of more than 30 years, APG Cash Drawer has built a reputation as the supplier of the most durable and dependable cash drawers in the industry. APG's products can be found in a variety of retail environments, including:
- Fast food
- Fine dining
- Gasoline service stations
- Mass merchandising
- Convenience stores
- General retail applications
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Navigating The Waters Of Hardware Acquisition: Purchase vs. As-A-Service
In our last blog post, we discussed the importance of understanding the true costs associated with owning business hardware. Once you are cognisant of your hardware’s total cost of ownership, you are better equipped to make the difficult decision between making a CapEx purchase or subscribing to a solution provided as-a-Service. In order to help you make an informed decision, here are some of the advantages and disadvantages associated with an outright purchase and with a monthly as-a-Service subscription.
RetailNOW 2015 Panel Session: Tablets In Retail
RSPA’s annual RetailNOW show is right around the corner! The conference will take place August 2-5, 2015 in Kissimmee, Florida at the Gaylord Event and Convention Center. The four-day conference, trade show and networking event is known as “where the industry meets” and it couldn’t be more true. With over 2,000 expecting to attend, this is one event you don’t want to miss.
Adding Value With Cash Management Solutions
Having lots of cash may seem like a good problem to have. For convenience stores or small retail shops that rely on cash for most transactions, it could become a problem the retailer can’t afford to ignore. That’s because an environment with a lot of cash transactions often is subject to mistakes and mischief.
Thin-bility Creates Service Opportunities for POS VARs
In the highly competitive retail space, businesses must do all they can to improve the shopping experience. Consumers have plenty of choices, and making a purchase can be as easy as a few taps on a smartphone or tablet screen.
What Are Your True POS Hardware Costs?
The decision between purchasing a POS system and subscribing to an outcome guaranteed by as-a-Service programs is not as cut and dry as you would think. In the SMB landscape, making this decision can be a very daunting ordeal for a business owner who has never felt the pain of owning business hardware technology.
Removing Compromise From Cloud POS
Over the past decade or so, the bulk of Point of Sale solutions have consisted of one of two flavors: PC-Based and embedded (cash registers, vending, kiosks, etc) applications. Not long ago, tablet-based POS providers started to enter the fray with simple, but intuitive applications running on aesthetically-pleasing platforms aimed directly at small merchants.
POS Solutions As A Service: A Viable Model?
How would you like to pay for that cash drawer? Increasingly, consumers prefer to pay for technology purchases through leasing or financing to avoid large up-front cash outlays. At APG Cash Drawer, we recognize the POS market is heading in that direction, and we need to find ways to accommodate the shift.
mPOS-ible To Define? What Mobile Means In Retail
The term mPOS is bandied about our marketplace constantly these days, but ask what it means, and you’ll get some creative answers. As often happens with technology trends, new terms emerge to define the trend, but few people can agree on its definition.
Get Ready For EMV
Time is running out for merchants to adopt EMV (EuroPay MasterCard and Visa) standards. Starting Oct. 1, merchant liability for payment card fraud will increase, unless they can process payments with microchip-based cards. It they don’t have the capability to process payment through the chip, they become responsible for fraudulent transactions involving those cards.
Thin-bility Solutions Draw Attention At EuroCIS
This year’s attendance at EuroCIS broke previous records by attracting nearly 9,000 visitors from more than 60 countries. APG Cash Drawer was among the 318 exhibitors at the show, where we had the opportunity to demo products designed specifically for the European market and promote the Thin-bility concept.
APG CASE STUDIES
Next Gen Dine Incorporates APG, Datacap Solutions In Flexible POS System
When the Juice Bar at LVAC, a health foods eatery in Las Vegas, needed a new POS system that refl ected its light and modern corporate image, it turned to POS software provider Next Gen Dine.
APG Teams With Datacap And Next Gen Dine To Keep Juice Bar Flowing
The Juice Bar at LVAC, a health foods eatery in Las Vegas, needed a POS system that refl ected its corporate image — light and modern. But the company was stuck with an expensive legacy system that put too many restrictions on its operations.
POS System For Golf Tournament Scores "Whole In One"
The 2014 PGA Memorial Tournament hosted by golfing legend Jack Nicklaus delivered a couple of significant firsts. For the first time, Japanese golfer Hideki Matsuyama won the tournament, and APG Cash Drawer debuted its Stratis Integration System as part of a mobile POS solution used at concession and food stations.
VAR Launches POS Business After Favor For Friend
Sometimes opportunities pop up in the unlikeliest places. Just ask Chris Pace, who ended up with a new business after doing a friend favor – to replace a legacy POS system in the friend’s coffee shop with an iPad- based solution. After researching available options, Pace assembled a solution consisting of iPads, a ShopKeep POS application, and APG Vasario cash drawers.
Tablet-Based POS Transforms Craft Beer Store's Operations
A job well done brings many rewards, and if you’re in the business of developing and installing POS software, rewards can come in the form of customer referrals. Such was the case when Revel Systems got an inquiry to replace the cash registers at a San Francisco craft beer store with an iPad-based POS solution and APG cash drawers.
APG Cash Drawer Featured On Gordon Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares
APG Cash Drawer was featured on a new 2012 episode of Gordon Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares. The new point of sale system was a welcome surprise to the management and staff of a failing burger restaurant. Provided by Zephyr Hardware and POSLavu, Ramsay himself called this point of sale solution "the most amazing, state of the art point of sale system".
APG's NetPRO® Ethernet Interface For Cash Drawers
Connect your iPad or Mobile Device to APG's Ethernet Cash Drawer.
APG Cash Drawer's Part Number Basics
Watch to find out more about APG Cash Drawer's part numbers. APG uses smart part numbers meaning each letter and number in the part number describes a specific component of the cash drawer. From a single APG part number, one will be able to tell a cash drawer's product line, drawer front style, interface type, color, size, till option, and key code options.
APG Vasario Cash Drawer Training Video
Built to perform. Built to last. Built to continue the APG tradition of providing millions of smooth, trouble free cycles. The APG Series 4000 Cash Drawer is the ultimate heavy duty cash drawer. Take advantage of the Series 4000 Lifetime Limited Warranty
Ernie Beidleman's APG Cash Drawer Testimonial
Ernie Beidleman, from Total Touch Solutions, talks about the durability of APG cash drawers at RetailNOW 2011.
Rick Malthaner's APG Cash Drawer Testimonial
Rick Malthaner, from RevolutionPOS, talks about the reliability of APG cash drawers at RetailNOW 2011.
APG Flip-top Cash Drawer Product Training Video
Suitable for a variety of currencies, the Flip-Top is designed to save space and increase efficiency.
APG Series 4000 Cash Drawer Product Training Video
The ultimate heavy duty cash drawer. Built to perform. Built to last. Built to continue the APG tradition of providing millions of smooth, trouble free cycles. The APG Series 4000 Cash Drawer is the ultimate heavy duty cash drawer. Take advantage of the Series 4000 Lifetime Limited Warranty
Series 4000 Cash Drawer Features
APG Series 1517 Cash Drawer Product Training Video
APG Series 1517 Cash Drawer Product Training Video
APG Cash Drawer Series 100 Training Video
Small in size, the APG Series 100 Cash Drawer does not compromise efficiency. It actually improves upon it because it increases the effectiveness of your workstation.
APG Cash Drawer, LLC
5250 Industrial Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN 55421
Phone: (763) 571-5000
Fax: (763) 571-5771
Contact: Robert Daugs
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Don't Forget The Cash: Cash Drawers Essential To POS Solutions Development And Configuration
As a new, lighter POS approach emerges, Point of sale (POS) solutions no longer have to depend on PCs to operate. Depending on a system’s configuration, the new POS model can leverage thin clients such as tablets and handhelds, giving the cashier the freedom to transact business at the point of decision.
Cash Management Solutions: The Emerging Opportunity For POS Dealers
If you think credit and debit cards are about to displace cash for retail transactions, think again. Legal tender accounts for as much as 40 percent of transactions overall and up to two-thirds of purchases under $10. So while plastic and electronic payments often have been pegged as the currency of the future, the oft-predicted cashless society is nowhere in sight.
Addressing Security And Connectivity With Cash Drawer Configuration Options
As a new, lighter point of sale (POS) approach emerges, POS solutions no longer require PCs to operate. Depending on a system’s configuration, the new POS model can leverage thin clients such as tablets, handhelds, and IP-enabled cash drawers to bring flexibility and convenience to in-store transactions.
How To Link Cash Drawer And Connectivity Options To Business Goals
Now that point of sale (POS) solutions no longer have to depend on PCs to operate, businesses have a wide range of options to set up their systems. Retailers, restaurateurs and hospitality operators can take advantage of standalone IP- enabled components to choose whatever configuration best suits their business objectives and customer needs.
Turning IP-Based POS Systems Into Recurring Revenue
The need for PC-centric POS solutions is waning as a more flexible model emerges. Leveraging cloud and mobile technologies, this model supports thin client and IP-enabled components such as cash drawers and printers.
Cash Transactions In A Mobile World
For two decades, the PC has reigned supreme over POS solutions, operating as point of sale terminals that sit on counters and control various peripherals. However, the need for PC-centric solutions is waning as a more flexible POS model emerges.