Mobile POS

Ideas for Mobile Food Businesses

According to Entrepreneur.com, there are approximately 3 million food trucks operating in the U.S., more than 5 million food carts, and an unknown number of kiosks. Food trucks have become very popular within the last decade, especially with the rave of the LA-Based Kogi BBQ food truck back in 2008. People are excited by amazing …

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Mobile POS Technology Seeks USPO's Stamp of Approval

The U.S. Post Office (USPO) is embracing change and testing a mobile point of sale (mPOS) system to reduce customer wait times for most routine transactions. We learned of the program in a PostalNews.com post, “USPS testing mobile POS technology.” Sintel is the only full-service, direct-to-user POS provider — no resellers, no middle man. From …

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2014 Retail Tech Spending Aimed at Customer "Centricity"

Based upon “Retail IT Forecast 2014: It’s All About the Consumer,” a recent article at Business Solutions’ IT Channel-focused website bsminfo.com, retailers proclaiming themselves as “consumer-focused” seem ready to walk the talk. Business Solutions surveyed its over 40,000 newsletter subscribers about their 2014 technology plans over a broad variety of disciplines, including in-store hardware and …

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Can't Touch This: Durability a Weak Link in Mobile Point of Sale

With many of today’s style-savvy retailers demanding both lower prices and higher aesthetics in their point of sale (POS) solutions, many value added resellers (VARs) recommend an iPad, or some other mobile tablets, in this style-starved market. From our insider perspective, that approach is unsustainable, penny-wise and pound foolish. Given the strong presence Sintel Systems …

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MPOS Taking Care of Business: Cash Registers Have Left The Building

For today’s retailers, taking care of business means mobile point of sale (MPOS). Cash registers have left the building, or are on their way out the door. “The Cash Registers Days Are Numbered,” a recent article citing a Onepoll study on POS industry website PointofSale.com, states that over half of Americans believe the cash register …

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As Mobile Apps Reposition POS, What's Your VARs Strategy?

Restaurant retailers considering mobile point of sale (POS), cloud-based technology may be wise to consider the question: How are value added resellers (VARs) responding to the tsunami of new offerings which are arguably cheaper and more convenient? From software development to franchise incubator to ongoing support, part of Sintel’s commitment to our customers and industry …

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Retailers Likely to Triple Mobile POS Social Media Sales by 2018

An article posted on ConsumerElectronicsNet.com entitled “Survey: Retailers Using Mobile POS Expected to Triple By 2018,” perfectly illustrates just how quickly new technology can spread throughout the retail sector of our economy. The article points to a recent report issued by Infogroup Targeting Solutions (ITS) entitled “Breaking Through Customer Engagement Barriers with Innovative Marketing and …

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