This is an assignment that focuses on the identification of a POS system for upgrading tracking sales and inventory. The paper also investigates aspects like the storage of data.
Identification of a POS system for upgrading tracking sales
As the new manager of a family-owned convenience store, you have noticed issues with the current method of tracking sales using paper sales tickets and Excel spreadsheets, as well as, shortages on some of the more popular items carried in the store.
You have been asked to do research to see how you can improve/change the current sales and tracking methods to something more automated. Research a new Point of Sale (POS) system that could be for upgrading the current method of tracking sales and inventory. You will need to present this information to the owners to convince them to upgrade the current system. **Examples of POS systems are Square, Shopkeep, Revel, Quickbooks POS, Lightspeed, Clover, Vend, etc. There are many choices if you do some research on POS systems. Choose one recommendation of POS that could be for upgrade the convenience store for this assignment.
Include the following: Compare your recommendation to the current method of paper sales tickets and Excel spreadsheets; why is your recommendation a better choice than what the store currently uses? How would your recommendation improve efficiency and accuracy with sales and inventory? How would the data storage be in the new system comparing to the current method of Excel spreadsheets? Also, how would owners be notified that items were low and need to be reordered? What other features are inclusive in your recommendation that could help the store overall? Create a PowerPoint presentation with a minimum of 8 slides (including a title and reference slide). Use appropriate graphics, a professional design, and detailed speaker’s notes.