Not all merchants are destined for a traditional brick-and-mortar setting. For some, it’s the equivalent of being a cubicle dweller in the corporate world. They much prefer answering the call of the wide open road and taking their products and services directly to their customers and clients. When they’re equipped with the right payment processing solution, they can do just that!
Managing a small business efficiently and profitably is challenging, and a recent study reveals that choosing the right point-of-sale system can help. And while choosing one may seem complicated, keeping a few critical requirements in mind will help in the search to find the right system for your operation.
In the last decade our lives have become increasingly mobile and technology continues to evolve to meet consumer demands and serve the mobile masses. Many businesses have found success by adding flexibility and convenience at the point of sale.
A few months ago I took a car service to the airport. The driver used a mobile payment system to collect his fee, and after he swiped my credit card he handed me his smartphone to complete the transaction. But before I could sign for it, the screen offered me the option of adding a tip in specific increments— 15, 20 or 25 percent.