The most important step to set up a small business is to choose the right cash register. Easily as it sounds, people don’t always make the perfect choices by their business. The most important question is the choice between whether to purchase a cash register or a point-of-sale system.
The answer is dependent on several important factors. First, how much you are seeking to spend, secondly what are your business needs. Choosing a highly expensive POS cash register worth numbers of dollars would not seem like a wise choice if your business is only trading small and would certain take days or weeks before you get your money back.
Purchasing a small cash register for your business trading hundreds of transaction a day would generally result in unhappy waiting times, and also decreased employee job satisfaction. This being said, the business may definitely expect quick growth, so needing a highly advanced POS system.
Here are several important questions that you need to ask yourself when you decide on a cash register.
- How many departments do you need in your store. Departments may be categorized into individual practices or a group of products.
Total inventory level you need to consider. Do you have hundreds of units or each of your products?