Sometimes the old way is the best way. A lot of small and mid size retailers are shutting off their POS systems and getting back the old cash register and price marking guns.
For the busy small business owner, being married to the computer is a time sucking task. It seems a lot of owners rather be spending time educating their customers on their products and increasing sales.
Many retailers put the price on every item they sell. Sometimes they use barcode labels, tags or the hand held pricing guns. The advantage to the old price gun… labels allow for color coding, date received, Sku numbers, Retail Price, Cost coded price, eliminate the errors at data imput in the computer and every customer knows the prices when they get to the checkout.
What it doesn’t do is update inventory, attach a salesperson to a sale, or capture the customers information.
So what is the best way for your business? I want to hear from you!