Shopify proclaims iPad-centric POS system

Shopify announces iPad-centric POS system

Shopify has been round some time as an internet storefront supplier; among the best shops for purchasing gadgets which have made it out of Kickstarter and into manufacturing — BiteMyApple.co — is an effective instance of an internet Shopify retailer. Now Shopify is making it attainable for retailer house owners to open bodily storefronts to promote their wares with an iPad-based mostly level-of-sale system referred to as Shopify POS.

An entire “retailer in a field” that features a card reader, receipt printer, money drawer, and mount for an iPad provided by the shop proprietor runs US$499. Do you have to not want the money drawer, the worth goes right down to $399, and when you run a pop-up retailer (say, promoting artwork at festivals or meals merchandise at a farmer’s market), a system is accessible for simply $149. If all you want is a card reader, which might be had for $19. There’s additionally a $forty nine month-to-month charge, and a swipe price of two.1 to 2.5 % relying on the Shopify plan used.

The free Shopify POS iPad app is the important thing to the shop, itemizing all the merchandise in a retailer after which offering a approach for patrons to pay for the products. Receipts are both printed on-website or despatched by means of e-mail.

The app provides retailer house owners the power to promote each on-line and in bodily shops, managing stock for each and offering the analytics to point out what merchandise are flying out the doorways and that are accumulating mud. Shopify POS is accessible in the present day.

[by way of MacRumors]