Mobile POS Will Prepare You for the Holiday Season
Massive holiday sales are upon us. Will you be ready?
Customers flood through your doors, eyes sparkling with determination, on a mission to find gifts for their loved ones and secure great deals. Black Friday and the holidays are an exciting and hectic time during which retailers can expect a huge bump in shopping activity. This additional volume brings in more foot traffic, which presents an all-too-familiar set of challenges for your holiday operation: long lines, crowded aisles and agitated customers. We live in an age of instant gratification, and whether or not you want to adhere to this ideology, your customers do not have the patience they used to when shopping. The average shopper can tolerate waiting to check out for no longer than four minutes.
Mobile POS versus the Impatient CustomerMobile units, such as an iPad POS or any tablet POS, are increasing the flexibility for retailers to manage their in-store checkout process and are often integrated as part of retailers’ existing retail software solutions. By implementing mobile devices, sales clerks can step away from the counter to:
- Quickly open a new line for checkout
- Assist a high-value client as a personal shopper
- Help customer with product and inventory information directly on the sales floor