point-of-sale

Square, the company you know from your favorite coffee shop’s checkout counter, is opening to developers its Reader hardware. Using the new Square Reader SDK, developers will be able to…

Square now lets developers use its Reader to build custom checkout experiences

Restaurant food delivery startup Deliveroo is opening up Point of Sale (POS) integrations to restaurant partners, via an API and developer portal, after trialling the approach this spring and finding…

Deliveroo opens up POS integration for restaurant partners via an API

Square, which has already made its way into retail stores and service-based businesses (think hair salons, massage therapists, etc.), is officially getting into the restaurant business with the launch of…

Square launches restaurant point-of-sale platform

Toast, the Boston-based technology developer for the restaurant industry, has launched a new handheld point-of-sale device and a kitchen display system to integrate the front and back of any restaurant.…

Toast launches a new handheld device and kitchen display system for restaurants

Square is expanding its hardware lineup with a new point-of-sale device called the Square Register. Square’s Head of Hardware Jesse Dorogusker explained that while the company’s existing products incorporate existing…

Square announces the Register, a $999 point-of-sale device for larger businesses

After many months of speculation about a potential acquisition by IBM or private equity firms, today, finally some official news from point-of-sale payments company Revel Systems. The company announced that…

Welsh Carson takes majority stake in Revel, Scott Betts replaces Falzone as CEO

Many of us have tried new services, like online food ordering, subscription meals and signing with your finger on a tablet-based point-of-sale system; but the reality is that we are…

The restaurant table(t) is getting crowded

Larger retailers are beginning to offer their own alternatives to emerging mobile payment systems, like Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay. Today the latest to launch its own, independent mobile…

Kohl’s rolls out its own mobile payments platform, Kohl’s Pay

Reports claim that point-of-sale startup Revel Systems is in early acquisition negotiations with IBM, and while both Revel and IBM declined to comment when we asked about it, a deal that…

Revel Systems inks payments deal with Shell as rumors swirl of a sale to IBM

Square is turning point-of-sale companies that at one time could’ve been considered enemies into allies, with two new partnerships with Vend and TouchBistro. Square will now offer Vend and TouchBistro‘s…

Square brings payment and capital offerings to TouchBistro and Vend customers

While innovations like mobile payments and biometrics may one day change the way we safeguard consumer financial information in the digital age, we cannot neglect the here-and-now of both online…

Payment innovation: Take the better option now

Timing is everything, right? Just a few days after recovering from a denial-of-service (DoS) attack, orderbird, which claims to be the leading iPad point of sale (POS) solution in German…

German iPad point of sale startup Orderbird closes $20M Series C

iPad point-of-sale platform maker Revel Systems has raised $13.5 million in funding from ROTH Capital Partners to fuel its rapid growth. A follow-up to Revel’s Series C, which it announced…

iPad Point-Of-Sale Company Revel Systems Raises $13.5M To Expand In Asia And Europe

Payment processor First Data today introduced a new, more portable point-of-sale system called Clover Mobile at the Money 20/20 conference being held now in Las Vegas. The handheld solution is…

First Data Debuts Clover Mobile, A Wireless, Tablet-Based Point-Of-Sale

With its latest $25 million financing, ShopKeep POS has come a long way from being the cobbled together point of sale software service for a single wine shop in Brooklyn’s…

ShopKeep’s Point Of Sale Software Rings Up $25 Million

Since being launched just a few years ago, New Zealand-based cloud point-of-sale startup Vend has grown incredibly fast. To keep pushing forward, Vend has raised an additional $20 million in…

Cloud POS Startup Vend Raises $20M From Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures And Square Peg Capital

Software may be eating the world, but at present, it’s only been nibbling at entertainment venues and sports stadiums. With the wave of easy-to-use, mobile friendly payment solutions like Square,…

Bypass Grabs $3.5M From eBay, Nolan Ryan & Others To Help Big-Ticket Venues Upgrade Their Payment Solutions

Revel Systems, an iPad point-of-sale company backed by $3.7 million in funding, is today introducing a new hardware product designed to take the place of an Ethernet router. The “Revel Router,”…

Revel Systems Debuts An iPad Point-Of-Sale In A Box

By now, we’ve learned the Japanese have found a number of creative ways to use the iPad. And today we can show you a new one: the iPad as the…

A company called Lecere is working on an iPad Point-of-Sale system (POS != what you think). The system is compatible with the iPad and the iPod Touch and allows restaurants…