POS_Software_and_Hardware


How Much Does a Retail Point of Sale System Cost?

Point of Sale System options are as vast as ever in this world of technology. Determining how much your system will cost depends on a range of factors, including choice of hardware, software and peripherals, as well as your method of implementation. By Dan King, President Retail point of sale (POS) systems are not only more affordable and powerful than ever, they are the standard of how modern retail stores do business. While electronic cash […]


Demo: Retail Management Hero Point of Sale Review

This Retail Management Hero (RMH) point of sale software demo overviews the software processes that can be performed by cashiers. Retail Management Hero is a complete point of sale solution that enables retailers to efficiently manage all point of sale and back-office activities. Packed with functionality to optimize inventory management and remove the guesswork from purchasing decisions, RMH is a standalone software system that helps small to medium-sized store chains improve business intelligence while operating […]


Why Choose Windows-Based Retail POS Systems

There are a number of considerations to account for when selecting your retail point of sale (POS) system—hardware, software, peripherals, features, and so much more. One of the most foundational aspects is the operating system (OS) that your POS software will run on. The operating system is what helps your software communicate with the hardware and vice versa. It’s critical for the proper operation of your POS devices and which software you can choose. Windows OS […]


EBT, SNAP, and WIC: The Why, How, and What Now

Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) is an electronic system that allows a recipient to authorize the transfer of their government benefits from a Federal account to a retailer account to pay for products received. EBT is used in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Guam and has been implemented in all States since June 2004. By Jonathan Fleming, Director of Software Development Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) is a federally funded […]


Blockchain and Its Retail Potential

“The blockchain is an incorruptible digital ledger of economic transactions that can be programmed to record not just financial transactions but virtually everything of value.” ~Don & Alex Tapscott, authors Blockchain Revolution (2016) By Dan King, President The blockchain is a way of digitally recording data and transactions, allowing digital information to be distributed but not copied. Mostly known and originally devised for its ties to Bitcoin, blockchain has an intriguing past under the cover of […]


Retail POS Comparisons – Making the Right System Choice

With so many POS software solutions available to retailers, finding the best point of sale system with the right fit for your business can be challenging. That’s why we put together this step-by-step guide that will take you through the entire process, from initial research to testing and decision-making. By George Muchae, Principal VP Business Development Picking the right point of sale (POS) and/or enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is like picking a vehicle; most […]


Top Ten Reasons You Need an IT Project Manager For Your Retail Point of Sale Deployment

IT Project Managers act as coaches to empower team members, express concern, communicate success, create vision and advise stakeholders. Taking on a new point of sale implementation can be a daunting task. Change can be difficult when your employees are accustomed to a specific set of processes and software and you plan to augment or alter those functions with a new software system. Employees have their own specific job tasks to handle and placing additional […]


Microsoft Dynamics RMS – Where Do We Go From Here?

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Software Transition Policy On July 17, 2014, Microsoft announced that extended support for the Microsoft Dynamics RMS software product ends as of July 13, 2021. Many RMS users have questions about this announcement, and at New West Technologies, we have answers for your concerns! How long will RMS be available for purchase? New and existing customers can purchase new Microsoft RMS licenses until July 10, 2016. Effective that day, new customers will […]