Shopify Launches POS for Android

Chris CrumBusiness, EnterpriseWebPro

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Shopify launched Shopify POS for iOS all the way back in 2013. Now, the system is available for Android, which has a much larger share of the mobile operating system market.

Shopify POS allows merchants to accept payments with their smartphone or tablet, making it easier to sell at markets, popups, trade shows, in-store, etc. Shopify says in a blog post:

Still spending your free time copying data from another point of sale system to Shopify? With Shopify POS, your products, sales, and customers automatically sync with Shopify, keeping everything together in one place.

When you need an overview of your entire business, just sign into Shopify. From there, easily compare stats from all of your sales channels, explore detailed reports, and discover which products are most popular, which locations are booming, and which staff members are really giving it their all.

Merchants in the U.S. and Canada can get a free credit card reader to accept Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. This can be ordered after installing the POS app. Rates are as follows:

In other Shopify news, the company just launched a new ecommerce marketing podcast.

Images via Shopify

Chris Crum
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