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How tech could change your P.O.S.

Mobile point-of-sale devices could liberate your heath store staff, says Chris Labrey.

Retailers across the globe are undergoing digital transformation at a rapid rate. This typically involves adopting all manner of technologies, from dedicated smartphone apps to the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in-store.

But there is one development that holds significant value – especially for those with a portfolio of bricks-and-mortar stores, and that is mobile point-of-sale (POS) devices.

Step inside any official Apple store today and you’ll notice that there isn’t a single ‘traditional’ till point in sight. Instead, you’ll find staff members moving freely across the shop floor and assisting customers, with a mobile POS device in one hand. This sight can at first seem jarring, especially when compared to the traditional in-store till experience, but the benefits of this approach quickly become clear.

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