Square launches free POS app

The cloud-based point-of-sale solution tracks sales and manages items and inventory.

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Papa John's POS rollout to be completed by Q1

The company remains bullish on North China and is focused on shifting its marketing and menu strategies to support growth in the market.

Four reasons digital screens are more than menu boards

Engaging digital signage can be a key differentiator in the customer experience by educating guests about menu items, driving craving, reducing perceived wait times, and more.

What did you miss at #CONNECTsummit14? Check out the highlights

#CONNECTsummit14 included mobile innovation leaders from across the spectrum: tech, restaurant, retail.

Nearly 60% of Papa John's US delivery sales now come through digital channels

The company is in the midst of a new POS rollout that is expected to drive labor efficiencies, speed of service and order accuracy.

Here’s why the end is near for restaurant POS terminals

With the majority of consumers carrying web-enabled, location-aware devices and demanding self-service options, the days of POS terminals in restaurants may be numbered.

Plenty of new product launches expected at the National Restaurant Association Show

Mobile and digital continue to be top trends, as does integrated technology solutions.

How defining customer segments can help you maximize revenues

With new customers, you get one chance to make a good impression and get them to come back frequently.

Papa John's hopes to 'breakaway' from value-focused competition

A new touchscreen POS system will be rolled out in a majority of restaurants by the end of this year.

Why now is the time to upgrade your POS system

Systems should have mobile and online integrations, loyalty, security enhancements and reporting functionality.

Swipely's new release includes menu, service intelligence

CEO says the system offers insight into what's most profitable or likely to drive repeat customers.

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Intuit, Revel Systems developing QuickBooks POS

The new offering automatically syncs sales, payments, inventory, CRM and payroll data to QuickBooks.

Swipely ramping up in the restaurant space

Business insights provider Swipely is managing over $4 billion in annual sales on its cloud-based platform for restaurant, hospitality and retail brands. In the last six months, Swipely said it has doubled sales under management and provides insights on more...

Boston Pizza selects Paytronix for 'MyBP' loyalty program

Paytronix Systems Inc. has announced that Canada's Boston Pizza has selected the Paytronix Rewards platform as the foundation for its new Boston Pizza MyBP Program. According to a news release, Boston Pizza selected Paytronix because of its integration with both...

Granbury releases SmartCoupon feature for tablet POS

Granbury POS has released the new SmartCoupon feature for its Thr!ve tablet POS system.

Restaurant Association teams up with Heartland for webinar on EMV liability shift

Heartland Payment Systems has partnered with the National Restaurant Association to present a series of restaurant-specific educational webinars. The first webinar will address EMV and the impending liability shift planned for October 2015. Heartland Payment Systems' Mike English, executive director,...

Heartland acquires XPIENT Solutions

XPIENT offers integrated cloud-based human resources, staffing and scheduling, food cost control and inventory and supply management solutions.

NCR Silver POS adds bitcoin compatibility

The NCR Silver POS system for small businesses announced it will soon offer merchants the ability to accept bitcoins as payment. Bitcoin support, which will be integrated with NCR Silver by the end of 2014, will be free to merchants....

SpeedLine POS adds delivery enhancements

The newest release of SpeedLine restaurant POS software is aimed at maximizing delivery revenue with accurate fees and zones. "Restaurant operators leave thousands of dollars behind each year in delivery fees charged inconsistently, or set too low to recover expenses,"...

Casio teams up with MicroSale for Android POS app

Casio America Inc. recently announced its partnership with MicroSale to create TabPOS, an app for its Android-based POS systems.

Lightspeed adds restaurants to POS portfolio

Commerce platform provider Lightspeed has announced its entry into the hospitality industry with the launch of Lightspeed Restaurant. According to a news release, Lightspeed now serves 21,000 businesses processing over $8.2B in sales annually. The company also announced that it...

Mahana releases tool for mobile payment benchmarking

Restaurants can benchmark their implementation, use and acceptance of emerging mobile payment technologies against the industry using Mahana's Payment Experience Evaluation Report

Lavu iPad POS partners with Staples for restaurant bundle availability

Lavu Inc. has partnered with Staples Inc.

NCR mobile POS adds remote pay, order ahead with Apple Pay support

The NCR Silver mobile point-of-sale system for small businesses is now offering remote payment and order ahead capabilities that are compatible with Apple Pay. These capabilities will be offered for free to merchants until Jan. 1.

Visa, Chase add Apple Pay capabilities for merchants, customers

Visa and Chase both announced this week that its customers and merchants will soon have access to Apple Pay. Starting Oct.

Revention POS integrates with HotSchedules

Revention Point of Sale Solutions has announced integration with HotSchedules, a provider of labor management technology solutions. Web-based scheduling, robust communications, and advanced sales forecasting are some of the benefits expected from the integration.

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High-tech point-of-sale systems have revolutionized the pizza business. Initially employed for cash management, they're now used for marketing, labor management, inventory and security. Learn more about how these POS systems can benefit your pizzeria.