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Amazon Reportedly Has Kindle Checkout System, P2P Payments Offering On The Way

Late last year, Amazon acquired some technology and engineers from PoS solutions company Gopago. This was reportedly a catalyst for what will soon become a new Kindle-based checkout system for physical retailers as well as a PayPal-like P2P payments service. The Wall Street Journal cites multiple people briefed on the company’s plans who say Amazon will offer brick-and-mortars a Kindle …

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Amazon Has Reportedly Acquired Gopago

Update: It looks like Amazon only bought certain technologies and hired certain talent from Gopago, while Doublebeam actually acquired the rest. According to reports, Amazon has acquired Gopago, a PoS solutions company. The reports (later picked up by TechCrunch) appear to have originated in the Italian press. Gopago’s slogan is “modern commerce now affordable.” It offers mobile and tablet PoS …

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Hey Small Businesses – Square Stand Is Only $99

This is a public service announcement for small business owners out there – Square had drastically reduced the price for their point of sale system, Square Stand. Starting today, you can purchase the all-in-one POS for just $99. When Square first launched Square Stand back in May, it was $299. Start the New Year with a point of sale made …

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Groupon’s Breadcrumb POS App Gets New CRM, Management Features

At Money2020, Groupon announced a new update to its Breadcrumb POS app, adding some CRM and employee management features. A new CRM feature lets businesses track customers and learn more about them, while storing their contact info and analyzing purchase behaviors, recording notes on their preferences. Another feature lets businesses set functions for specific roles and employees, assigning transactions to …

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Groupon Adds Credit Card Terminals To Payments Suite

Groupon announced on Wednesday that it is adding credit card terminals to its existing payments suite for local businesses. “This addition extends our popular payments service to the most common way that local businesses accept payments, making an affordable payments solution available to nearly all merchants,” a Groupon spokesperson tells WebProNews. “Most small businesses run on multiple devices — With …

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Groupon Breadcrumb POS iPad App Gets Major Updates

Groupon announced some updates to its Breadcrumb POS app for iPad on Wednesday, including new customization features. “Ultimately the Breadcrumb POS v.1.2 upgrade allows hair and nail salons, spas, studios, wine bars, cafes and retail establishments to now have their own point-of-sale experience designed for their unique merchant environments,” a spokesperson for Groupon tells WebProNews. Merchants can customize the system …

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Square’s POS Solution Square Stand Is Now Available at Apple Stores, Best Buy, and Online

Square has just announced that its point of sale system Square Stand, first announced back in May, is now available to purchase. It’s not only available online, but you can also buy it at both Best Buy and Apple Retail stores. “Neighborhood retail locations are an important resource for small business owners looking for new opportunities and technologies that can …

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Square Finally Makes a True POS Solution with New Card-Reading iPad Stand

Of all the payments processed using Square nearly 50% take place on an iPad, and the average payment volume processed by iPad users doubles that of smartphone Square users. With that in mind, Square has just unveiled some new hardware for the iPad-using crowd. It’s called the Square Stand, and it turns your iPad into a true point of sale …

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That Groupon POS App Is Really The New Breadcrumb POS

On Monday, news came out that Groupon had a new POS app for the iPad available in the App Store. Well, it turns out there’s a little more to the story than that. “What happened was that a limited beta version of the app that we’re announcing today slipped out into the store for a short period and was quickly …

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Groupon’s Breadcrumb Adds Inventory Management (And More)

Groupon’s Breadcrumb announced today that it has updated its iPad POS app to include new inventory management features, and some other stuff. The update, the company says, is based on conversations with hundreds of merchants and insights gained from over 10 million menu items sold with the offering. In the inventory management area, the app adds “seamless uploading” of new …

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Groupon’s Breadcrumb Launches AirLift Emergency Parts Replacement

Groupon announced today that its Breadcrumb POS service has a new overnight emergency parts replacement plan called AirLift, which will will let restaurants and bars using the Breadcrumb iPad POS system pay an extra $100 per terminal purchased for this extra service. AirLift, Groupon says, protects businesses for two years, by getting them back up and running with parts replacement …

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Groupon Launches Breadcrumb POS System For Restaurants And Bars

Groupon announced today that it is launching Breadcrumb, a point-of-sale iPad app for restaurants, based on the software of the same name it acquired earlier this year. Here’s what it looked like pre-Groupon: The app enables servers to search for menu items and rearrange tables by swiping. It has features to enable restaurants and bars to manage labor, take orders, …

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