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7 key considerations for adding a mobile POS solution to your setup

June 28, 2023
By Søren Brammer Riis

Maximise your retail potential with an MPOS solution

Are you ready to revolutionise your retail business? Incorporating a mobile Point of Sale (MPOS) solution into your setup can transform your operations and elevate the customer experience. But before diving in, it's important to consider the key factors that can maximise the benefits of this innovative technology. Let's explore seven essential considerations that will guide you towards making an informed decision and unlocking the full potential of an MPOS solution.

1. Embrace mobility for enhanced customer engagement

How can you leverage mobility to enhance customer engagement? An MPOS solution can free your sales staff from the confines of a stationary checkout counter, enabling them to deliver personalised assistance on the shop floor and conduct transactions at pop-up stores. This mobility not only allows for greater customer engagement but also opens opportunities for upselling products directly on the shop floor. By embracing mobility, you can create a retail experience that leaves customers singing your praises.

2. Consider the use and opportunities of the mobile solution

What are your specific needs and opportunities for using an MPOS solution? Will it be used every day or a couple of times a week in the store? For pop-up events, flower sales, extra till lines for busy days? These are important considerations that can help you find a solution that can support your specific needs and maximise the benefits of an MPOS solution.

3. Think about the flexibility and benefits of existing software and hardware

Can existing mobile devices be used to try out an MPOS solution? Think about whether existing hardware may be an option for a mobile POS pilot. If the MPOS software is different from your existing POS software, it’s important to consider how they will co-exist. If the MPOS software is the same as your POS software remember to take all the benefits of a known solution into consideration.

4. Look for a user-friendly interface for effortless operations

Technology should simplify your operations, not complicate them. An MPOS solution with a user-friendly interface and familiar workflows can streamline your processes and ensure a smooth transition for your team. This can reduce the need for complex training sessions and help your team adapt quickly to the new system.

5. Prioritise secure payment processing

How can you ensure that the MPOS solution you choose prioritises secure payment processing? In an era where security is paramount, safeguarding your customers' payment information is non-negotiable. Look for trusted payment providers and ensure compliance with the latest security standards.

6. Future-proof your investment for long-term success

How can you ensure that your MPOS solution is a long-term investment that can grow with your business? Look for scalable solutions that can adapt to changing customer preferences and integrate with emerging technologies. Importantly, consider if the solution can seamlessly integrate with services like loyalty clubs, click & collect, and webshops, ensuring it remains relevant as your business evolves.

7. Prepare for emergency situations to continue store operations

In a time where cyber-attacks and ransomware are a threat to any retailer, it is important to be able to continue your daily operations, should a breakdown occur. Consider whether a mobile POS could function as an emergency POS solution to help your business through an incident.

By considering these seven essential factors, you are now equipped to make an informed decision about integrating an MPOS solution into your existing setup. This is not just about enhancing your operations, but also about enriching the experience you offer your customers. At the end of the journey, consider what Fiftytwo has to offer. With a focus on security, integration, training, customer service, and adaptability, Fiftytwo's advanced 52ViKING MPOS solution could be the perfect fit for your evolving business needs.

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