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TOP 10 POS Solution Providers - 2017

Gone are the days when small businesses had to invest huge sum on hardware systems. The retail point-of-sale (POS) environment has evolved to create innovative shopping environments and make transactions simple for consumers. To keep pace with the competition and improve their business operations, merchants must keep up with the latest advancements.

Today, mobile POS is a hot topic among top retailers who desire to make retail shopping relevant for their customers. POS mobility brings a whole new competitive edge to the retail market, as it transforms retail experience by speeding up customer interactions outside of the checkout process, simultaneously providing a more engaging, personalized customer experience. Retailers can accept card payments anywhere at any location in-store, guaranteeing faster and efficient sales transactions.

These POS solutions can now be easily installed on a tablet, which is convenient for many store owners to connect the dots with mobile integrations. Besides, the combination of cloud connected printers, tablet-based POS, improved integrations and apps, lead to an improved store management with direct impact upon the loyal customer experience. With the intersection of new customer experiences in the store and technology, retailers are tapping into magical mirrors to try clothes with augmented reality screens, new advances in digital signage in-store and VR product discovery tours as well.

However, business requirements and goals may vary from one retailer to another, and there is a need to select the best combination of technologies to drive success. In order to simplify and assist CIOs identify the right POS solutions, Retail CIO Outlook presents “Top 10 POS Solution Providers-2017.”

A distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, analysts, and the Retail CIO outlook editorial board has selected the top POS solution providers. In our selection process, we looked at the vendor’s capability to fulfill the need for cost-effective and flexible solutions that add value to the POS landscape.

Company Logo Company Name Company Description
99MerchantAccount Provides wholesale pass-through interchange rates that assists small business owners save in terms of merchant processing fees
APG Cash Drawer Provides cash management solutions that deliver quick ROI and reduce cash losses
Appetize Technology Delivers game-changing enterprise POS solution using best-in-class hardware and developing scalable and secure software
CrossCom CrossCom holds over two decades of experience in retail systems maintenance and deployment, using predictive analytical models to optimize technology infrastructure support
Impulsify Provides POS systems, data-driven insights, and services to help non-retailers create highly profitable lobby retail outlets
LivePOS A Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of real-time cloud point of sale solution for retail chains and franchises
retailcloud A provider of cloud based POS solutions that enable SMB retailers to increase sales, better manage inventory, and collect valuable data on customers' shopping habits
Semnox Solutions Delivers a comprehensive and integrated hardware and software solution for the various automation aspects of the entertainment, amusement and leisure industry
Springboard Retail Springboard Retail is a powerful, cloud POS software and retail management platform designed to help organizations with increase in sales and making the process smarter
Toast Toast provides a cloud based POS system built specifically for restaurants