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Retail Point of Sale (POS) Market

Retail Point of Sale (POS) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2021-2031

Retail Point of Sale: Introduction

  • The space within a store where clients can pay for their purchase is called point of sale (POS). The term describes financial transaction system records.
  • The combination of software and hardware used to record the financial transactions of a retail store is known as retail point of sale (POS) system.
  • Retail POS system is an ideal tool to manage and access a store business. A retail POS system can be a simple software that runs on any PC or online-based QuickBooks or mobile device.
  • Retail POS software helps ease the process and operations of a retail store by monitoring the vital sales data and making automatic processes of transactions.
  • A retail POS system consists of units for product weights, order total, etc., and hardware units to printer receipts, scan product barcodes, and a cash register.
  • Retail POS systems provide inventory management, sales, customer management, and payment processing of business, which means it is a central component for any business.
  • The global retail POS market is projected to expand during the forecast period due to increased digitalization, advanced functionality, and analytics.
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Global Retail Point of Sale Market: Dynamics

Global Retail Point of Sale Market: Key Drivers

  • The cashless transaction process creates interest among consumers to opt for POS for better money management, flexibility, and safety, which drives the growth of the global retail POS market.
  • The increasing interest in retail POS systems among small businesses can be attributed to the fact that a POS system helps to save time, speeds up decision-making processes, and increases store profitability. Hence, the retail POS market is projected to expand during the forecast period.
  • Small and medium retailers are interested in installing a POS system due to its affordability and ease of access directly from the internet, which is expected to expand the retail POS market over the forecast period. 
  • Grocery stores adopt a POS system to manage and organize business, which propels the growth of the POS market.
  • Increasing adoption of new advanced technologies and cloud computing across various business and industrial sectors is expected to drive the demand for retail POS.
  • However, software and network imperfection, and phishing & skimming through which hackers can easily infiltrate important data such as customer credit card details, and business account details is a threat to the market. Hence, data theft and cyber-attacks inhibit the global retail POS market.
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Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Retail Point of Sale Market

  • COVID-19 cases increasing across the globe is resulting in economic slowdown. Various industries and businesses are facing financial crises due to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • In this pandemic, the internet plays a vital role all over the globe due to increased online business dependency. 
  • Retail businesses and stores use internet to provide necessary stuff such as grocery things, retail things, etc. to the customers. Hence, customers prefer online shopping for more safety and convenience, which helps to expand the growth of the retail POS market.

North America to Hold Major Share of the Global Retail Point of Sale Market

  • The global retail POS market is classified geographically into five regions: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America.
  • North America is expected to hold the largest share of the POS market, due to the high demand and adoption of advanced integrated systems, and the presence of prominent POS systems.
  • The retail POS market in Asia Pacific is projected to expand during the forecast period due to the increasing adoption of POS systems in the electronic payment industry. China, India, Vietnam, and Indonesia have demand for cashless system payment in many restaurants, retail sector, warehousing, entertainment, and other industries, which is likely to boost the POS system market.
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Global Retail Point of Sale Market: Competition Landscape

  • Various local, regional, and global competitors are active in the retail point of sale market.
  • Rapid technological advancement offer opportunities in the global retail point of sale market.
  • Most of the leading players in the market are continuously focused on developing and creating advanced technology solutions for their customers. For example, Shopify is an e-commerce platform that offers numerous products such as batteries, headphones, chargers, etc., with advanced technologies, based on the online model for convenient sale strategies. It is also convenient for customers to buy the products.

Key players operating in the global retail point of sale market include:

  • Diebold Nixdorf
  • PAX Technology
  • NCR Corporation
  • Shopify Inc.
  • Ingenico Inc.
  • Elavon Inc.
  • Clover Network
  • Epicor Software Corporation
  • Cegid Group
  • Revel System
  • Zebra Technologies Corporation
  • Vend Inc.
  • Hewlett-Packard Inc.

Global Retail Point of Sale Market: Research Scope

Global Retail Point of Sale Market, by Products

  • Fixed POS
  • Mobile POS

Global Retail Point of Sale Market, by Deployment

  • Cloud
  • On-premise

Global Retail Point of Sale Market, by End-user

  • Supermarkets/Hypermarkets
  • Specialty Stores
  • Grocery Stores
  • Convenience Stores
  • Healthcare
  • Restaurants
  • Warehouse
  • Gas Stations
  • Other

Global Retail Point of Sale Market, by Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • U.K.
    • Italy
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina

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