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Future POS Attends RSPA Inspire 2015

Business leaders from all over the country, including Hospitality and Retail Point of Sale, Credit Card Processors and Hardware Vendors, embarked on a long journey to Maui, Hawaii for the annual winter conference sponsored by the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA). The Retail Solutions Providers Association is the only association dedicated to the retail technology […]

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The 4 Essential Elements Inventory

Understanding and managing your inventory is one of the most critical factors in business success. Yet many entrepreneurs fail to answer such basic questions as “What items are the winners and losers?” and “How often does inventory turn over?” Don’t make this mistake. Management education expert Ashok Rao believes that companies can increase their profitability […]

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Mobility & Stability Meet at the POS for Chop’t

New mobile applications flood the market every day and it’s a challenge for businesses to keep pace. Restaurants want the flexibility to leverage new customer-centric technologies, and at the same time ensure that their main point-of-sale system remains stable. Chop’t Creative Salad Company, a 25-unit premium salad restaurant brand, is partnering with Future POS to […]

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Barcode 101: Where Did Barcode Technology Come From?

Like most innovations, barcode technology started with a problem looking for a solution. Unlike a lot of solutions, barcode technology wasn’t possible without the existence of a solution that had not yet found a problem it could solve. That solution was the laser—but I’m getting ahead of myself. Prototype of Woodland barcode The nearest thing […]

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Why do Images Fade on Thermal Paper?

Standard POS grade thermal papers use dye and coreactant technology to form an image. The combination is slightly sensitive to ultraviolet (UV) light and may exhibit some image decline with extended exposure to office light or shorter exposure to intense UV light. The stability of the image will depend upon the degree to which the […]

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The Point of Sale Year in Review – 2014

Welcome to the end of 2014 – where are we and how did we get here, and what happened? It was a rough year for retailers – first, pummeled by horrendous weather and ice storms in the southeast, millions of days of worker productivity were lost. Much of that lost retail revenue is never recovered […]

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Is it Possible to Sell a POS Dealership These Days?

The past few years have brought some interesting changes to the merger and acquisition (M&A) market in the office systems industry. Going back to 2009 and 2010, the financial crash in the United States led to a slow down in acquisitions. Those that had the money to buy businesses were holding onto their money for […]

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When to Verify Bar Codes

When do you need to verify bar codes? The question seems to imply that there are times not to verify, and that is not what I’m suggesting. It is always better to verify than never to, but there are good times and not-so-good times to do it. I know this from personal observation. It is […]

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Advanced Software To Protect POS Terminals

PoS Shield prevents point of sale malware from heisting credit card numbers and sensitive customer information. “It is no longer the case that credit card and sensitive customer information cannot be kept private and secure” Austin based software security startup Internals LLC proudly introduces its advanced solution for preventing credit card theft from point of […]

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Future POS Installed in Gordon Ramsay’s Heddon Street Kitchen

Future POS has been installed in restaurants worldwide, but more recently, hopped across the pond, to the Heddon Street Kitchen, Gordon Ramsay’s newest restaurant. Gordon Ramsay’s newest restaurant, The Heddon Street Kitchen, recently opened its doors for business in London’s Mayfair. The restaurant serves a wide array of diners and palates with entrees and a […]

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