What is point-of-Sale (POS) system?
A point-of-sale (POS) system is a combination of software and hardware that allows business owners to sell in-person from physical locations. The software enables merchants to process transactions and manage orders, inventory, staff. The hardware may include a POS terminal, a cash drawer, a credit card reader, a receipt printer, a barcode scanner, and/or a customer facing display.
If you run a brick-and-mortar store as well as an online store, you can use a POS system that connects to e-commerce platforms. That will allow you to sync your online and in-person sales and keep your inventory up-to-date in real time.
Not only can you use a POS system to sell in your brick-and-mortar store, but you can also use it to accept payments in-person on festivals, markets, or in a pop-up store.
You can sync your Ecwid store with various POS systems:
You can read more about them in our Help Center.