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point of sale

(Describing) the place that a sales transaction takes place. We need to get our point of sale system up and running before the store opens in an hour! I think we can significantly increase our profits if we start making more conversions at the point of sale.
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St Ives, one of the UK's largest printing firms, said annual profits would be pounds 2.8 million lower than current market forecasts, reflecting the problems at the company's point-of-sale printing division.
Global shipments of RFID systems for retail point-of-sale applications (in millions of dollars) 2005 2010 Hardware $58.3 $241.5 Software $7.9 $31.8 Services $21.8 $122.1 Source: Venture Development Corp.
"I leave for an event and my point-of-sale terminal fits neatly in my pocket," says Jaime Cassavoy, an accomplished jeweler.
Around 25 per cent of Trintech''s revenues come from point-of-sale products.
The types of transfers covered by the EFTA include transfers initiated through point-of-sale terminals, automated teller machines, and others.
But with the point-of-sale system, volume suddenly surged into the thousands.
Some industry stakeholders prefer that an alternative system to the advance recovery fee will be available, giving their companies an opportunity to meet the same system goals in their own ways without a point-of-sale fee on their products.
says its "Make it More with Miller" point-of-sale campaign will run April 1-May 31, 2004.
The rise of point-of-sale displays and a race to secure ever-greater operational efficiencies has been coupled with new, more creative design techniques and the impact of technology to propel the market forward at a remarkable rate.
The ProBridge 3 from GE Interlogix, Kalatel Division, of Corvallis, Oregon, provides an interface for Kalatel digital video multiplexer/recorders to capture point-of-sale text transaction data from a Gibarco G-SITE system.
When individuals use a debit card to complete point-of-sale transactions with a merchant, they authenticate their identity by entering a personal identification number (PIN) into the keypad terminal, also known as a payment terminal or automatic teller machine (ATM) device.
has selected Loansoft's complete LS Studio suite of products for its point-of-sale, origination and closing process.
A point-of-sale (POS) terminal will be installed in each business with all transactions, and the program database, being controlled by a central host computer.
It requires measurement at fair value less estimated point-of-sale costs from initial recognition of biological assets up to harvest, other than when fair value cannot be measured reliably on initial recognition.