Tag: Cash Drawer

Why Brick and Mortar Isn’t Going Away

Online shopping has brought consumers an undeniable level of convenience. Who doesn’t appreciate placing an order from the living room couch or kitchen table? Say you order a pair of shoes online, and they don’t fit. Now you have to go through the hassle of printing out a return label, and driving to the nearest

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Two Cash Drawer Interfaces Your Retail Customers Will Ask For

Two new cash drawer interfaces, the 486 NetPRO® and 854 USB aimed to enhance retailers’ security and store sales, were recently launched at RSPA’s RetailNOW convention in Grapevine, Texas. The 486 NetPRO® interface enables the authentication and encryption of communication over LAN at the Point of Sale and the 854 USB interface supports the power management model of Windows

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APG Cash Drawer & Cash Bases Together on the Rise – By the Numbers

In September 2015, APG and Cash Bases merged – becoming a global cash management solution provider.The new company provides its customer with a centralized sales team in Europe, a complete line of cash drawer products with over 25,000 unique offerings and customized cash management solutions that meets any retailer’s business needs. Committed to innovation in

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Selecting a Cash Drawer – Part 5 : Aesthetics and Store Layout

Aesthetics and Store Layout There was once a time when all cash drawers and POS stations looked similar. Today, individuality and customization have taken over in hopes to out shine the competitors in each industry. The layout and positioning of your POS can dictate a customer’s experience just as much as the display in the

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Selecting a Cash Drawer – Part 4 : What Interface Technology Drives the Process?

What Interface Technology Drives the Process? Technology is what drives the future and motivates development. Consumers are mobile and mobile technology has brought new expectations. Retailers are starting to adopt a Thinbility POS environment. Thinbility refers to point of sale solutions that are Thin (tablets connected to the cloud) and Mobile (clerks assisting customers with

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Selecting a Cash Drawer – Part 3 : Till Features – Options

Till Features – Options Once you have determined what level of cash drawer durability you require, you will need to select an appropriate till. APG offers tills to fit currencies from around the world. Our standard duty drawers are available with either a fixed till or adjustable till allowing you to customize your drawer. For

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Selecting a Cash Drawer – Part 2 : Operational Expectations – Goals

Operational Expectations – Goals Before selecting POS hardware, it is important for retailers to first evaluate their business needs. What do you expect the transaction volume to be? If you expect a high volume of transactions, a product from our heavy duty product line will be the most beneficial to you. Standard duty cash drawers

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Advancing Cash Registers to Cloud POS

1776 to 2013: Cash Register to Cloud POS   Let’s take a look at where technology was back in 1776, the birth of our nation…  For starters the Franklin Stove was invented to produce more heat and less smoke and warm the house more efficiently.  Then there was the farm plow, which has been virtually

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APG’s Cash Mob

“Always, Always, Always, Pay by Cash!” APG Cash Drawer is driven to create exceptional customer experiences.  What better way to create an exceptional experience than by a cash mob?  If you are unfamiliar, a cash mob is an organized event held at a local business to promote community stimulus and brand awareness. On October 24th,

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It’s Just a Cash Drawer, Right?

“It’s just a cash drawer, right?” I’ve been with APG Cash Drawer for over 8 years, and I’m asked this question several times over the phone and via email. I can’t blame people for asking. Before working at APG, I honestly would have asked the same thing too. The cash drawer is one of the

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