White Papers & Case Studies

  1. Free POS Helps Pad VAR's Wallet
    2/3/2014

    You don't have to be a retail IT VAR to see that restaurants go in and out of business all the time. Many smart VARs use this to their advantage. Such was the case with Gary Hayes, owner of GH Computer Enterprises, who was driving through a section of Chicago when he noticed a new “coming soon” sign on the door of a restaurant that recently went out of business.

  2. POS Of Michigan Sees Business Soar With Harbortouch Free POS Program
    1/29/2014

    Ted Kramer, VP of Sales and Marketing at POS of Michigan, has been selling POS equipment throughout Michigan's Lower Peninsula since 1970. However, Kramer has never been more excited about the prospects of his business as he is now. After running his own hospitality technology and services company for two decades, Kramer founded POS of Michigan in 2011 with his younger brother, Christopher, and Aaron Hamp,previously the founder of an IT/ATV managed services company.

  3. How To Link Cash Drawer And Connectivity Options To Business Goals
    1/21/2014

    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.

  4. VAR Launches POS Business After Favor For Friend
    1/21/2014

    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.

  5. Tablet-Based POS Transforms Craft Beer Store's Operations
    1/21/2014

    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.

  6. Tuscaloosa Amphitheater Uses Mobile POS To Speed-Up Order Turnaround And Shorten Wait Times
    1/8/2014

    The Tuscaloosa Amphitheater is the largest outdoor amphitheater in Western Alabama. Since it opened in 2011, it has been a popular venue for bands and concert tours. The amphitheater, which is sponsored by Coca-Cola, Mercedes- Benz, Budweiser and more, seats 7,470 people. The Mercedes-Benz Club is a private VIP area that is available to amphitheater Box Suite holders featuring an outside patio area with tables, chairs and umbrellas and inside seating, bar service, special menu items and private restrooms.

  7. Making The Case: Mobile POS Saves Time, Makes Money
    12/17/2013

    Bringing Maitre’D Mobile POS into the sale requires different arguments and approaches depending on the type of restaurant. In this Making the Case, we focus on some best pitches and best practices for adding mobility to your deal for both types of restaurants.

  8. Giorgio Ristorante Says ‘Oh Oui’ To Tablets
    12/17/2013

    Andrew’s business goal is the same as that of most restaurant owners: maximize profitability by delivering excellent food and service, and he is always looking for new, innovative ways to achieve it. As often as not, that search leads him to what always ends up an elusive goal.

  9. Turning IP-Based POS Systems Into Recurring Revenue
    12/13/2013

    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.

  10. University Of British Columbia: Using Cashless Vending To Enhance Service Across The Campus
    10/22/2013

    For students, faculty, alumni, supporters, and administrators, there’s no doubt that higher education has evolved into an uber-competitive industry. Students must compete with other highly qualified individuals to secure coveted acceptances. And institutions, for their part, must vie with other schools around the world to attract world-class talent.

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