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Point of Sale: The Savior of Small Business

Advanced Point of Sale systems have revolutionized small restaurants by streamlining operations, saving costs, and giving them the opportunity to grow and scale. Shop around for the POS that fits your restaurant’s specific needs, and it will prove an invaluable business tool even as the marketplace evolves.

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Get More with a Smart Point of Sale

While POS terminals used to serve as little more than registers, now they come with so much more. Get a barcode scanner, smart card reader, printers for both the front and back of house. and so much more depending on what your business needs and your budget allows.

Track your inventory and sales with eatOS technology, which automatically generates relevant sales reports. Identify patterns in traffic and ordering trends so you can strategically price food and deliver quality customer service. Push best-selling dishes or create promotions around menu items that don’t do so well. Do profits tend to dip on Wednesday evenings? Then host an unlimited pasta special based on your customers’ favorite linguini dish to give revenue a boost. 

You can also instantly update your menus to tweak prices or remove sold-out options, thus providing accurate information for the best quality of service.

Payment Processing

Efficient transactions require eatOS agnostic payment processors, which work faster than your traditional card readers and let you take any kind of payment the customer wants. From mobile wallets to credit cards to tap or swipe to pay, eatOS speeds up the process so customer experiences end on a high note. Never turn down a guest just because you can’t take their preferred payment method.

eatOS automates accounting too. Don’t have to spend so much time doing it manually and run up exorbitant, unnecessary labor costs. We automatically run payroll, and even consider different pay rates and overtime as well as their tips, so your accounting is fast and efficient every quarter.

Scheduling and Workforce Management

Creating weekly or biweekly schedules is yet another time-consuming manual task that eats away at your management team’s productivity. With eatOS Point of Sale, you get software integrations with 7Shifts, which not only automates and streamlines scheduling efficiency but makes it easy for your workers to trade shifts online.

Monitoring sales data lets you see which employees sell the most on average so you can create better marketing strategies and identify who deserves a raise.

Diversify Services with a Point of Sale

With a smarter system, you can expand your website to offer various new sales opportunities that cater to the marketplace as it’s changed since the pandemic. People now rely more frequently on online options, so why not offer more on your website?

  1. Collect all the data from delivery, takeout, and curbside services on one comprehensive POS report.

  2. Sell gift cards that guests will redeem when dine-in services resume, thereby keeping them engaged in the meantime.

  3. Offer virtual experiences to make up some profit lost when dine-in services closed, like cooking classes or meal kit subscriptions.

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Small businesses that rely on smart Point of Sale systems can grow and scale freely. With its associated devices, capabilities, and software integrations, restaurants work more efficiently when their POS technology is up to speed.

eatOS offers an all-in-one cloud-based eco-system exclusively for restaurants. From Point of Sale to Contactless Ordering, Pay & Order at Table, Kitchen Display System, Customer Facing Display, Online Ordering APP / Website and Workforce Management there is everything to help a restaurant succeed no matter the size. Click Here to Schedule a demo to learn more about how your restaurant can make a smooth transition into the world of restaurant technology made simple.

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