With my retail background, I am often asked why smaller retailers are so hesitant in setting up a modern retail system complete with pos software that tracks all transactions. In my neighborhood itself, there are some small stores where I have spoken to the owners and tried to convince them of the advantages of using this technology, but still the hesitation remains. Why? It's mostly because it's just the way they have run their stores and it's as simple as that.
The turning point is usually when they see the actual system demonstration and understand just how simple it actually is. Simple POS software systems such as CounterPoint, Microsoft RMS, Retail Pro have everything from barcode software, inventory control, sales and commission tracking, purchasing orders and customer loyalty data and much more, which essentially take care of everything that needs to be done in a store. Well, apart from actually stocking the shelves, but I doubt if you're going to find a POS software that does that too!