Not that many years back, most face-to-face businesses would save their point of sale (POS) information locally, including costs of items and records of transactions. This data would normally be held on an onsite PC or host, or maybe a server on a private business network in the event of big retail chains.
However, now that many business tools are based on the internet, there has been a natural progression towards cloud-based POS systems. You may ask: why cloud POS? Let us look at exactly what it is and the way it’s basically different from anyplace hosted POS systems.
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