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Selecting a Cash Drawer – Part 1 : Introduction

Introduction When starting up a new business or updating an existing one, usually the cash drawer is the last on your mind when it comes to the POS system. However, if you want a successful business, and you plan to accept payments, your cash drawer and POS system are absolutely necessary. It is always reassuring

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Thin-bility: The Latest POS Trend

Over the last 18 months, the industry has been abuzz with mobility.  Mobility as a term has many meanings that can take the retailer in many different directions. Consumer mobile devices can be used to locate a retail store, compare product prices (showrooming), scan a QR Code, or be used to buy coffee.  Consumer’s tablets are

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Store Layout Ideas for a Mobile Environment [Guest Blog]

There are a variety of options to capitalize on an iPad or mobile retail environment. While some retailers opt to keep a cash wrap in place with iPads as the hardware, you may also be looking for an entirely mobile experience. Ideally you will be opening up your real estate and increasing your customer service

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Keeping Up With The Mobile Movement—RetailNow 2012 Takeaways

RSPA’s RetailNow has come and gone and yet I still feel the aftermath of the technology buzz. This show is a chance for all retail technology professionals to come together and network, stay up to date on technology, and explore new opportunities. If your company only attends a few trade shows a year, this is

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APG Cash Drawer Featured by the Point of Sale News and the RSPA

APG Cash Drawer Featured by the Point of Sale News and the RSPA Recently, an article written by APG’s Engineering Manager, Paul St. George, was published by two important POS industry resources: www.pointofsalenews.com and www.gorspa.com. Pointofsale.com/ the Point of Sale News is an online magazine for the POS industry and RSPA (Retail Solutions Providers Association)

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Made in the U.S.A.

We don’t manufacture anything in the good ole’ U.S. of A. anymore, right? Wrong! APG Cash Drawer, LLC has been manufacturing the best cash drawers in the industry for over 30 years. We do this in our 60,000 sq. ft. factory which is located about 20 minutes north of downtown Minneapolis, MN. With some of

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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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One Million

I often hear or even say the number One million and don’t think twice about it. It is often used as an exaggeration like, “I told you a million times…” or as a way to categorize a company by saying, “They are a $1 million dollar company.” But what is One million? What does it mean? What

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VSR’s 4th Annual Review & Outlook

Recently, APG Cash Drawer’s President, Mark Olson, contributed to VSR’s 4th Annual Review and Outlook. The magazine interviewed top industry leaders to find out what they think 2011 will bring for the Channel, technology and business. Below is Mark’s excerpt from this article. To download the whole feature, please click here. In 2011, as a

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How Do I Choose The Cash Drawer That’s Right For Me? (Blog #2)

                    In my last blog, we talked about how to choose your cash drawer level of durability. Today we will discuss the interface question, “How will the drawer be opened?” Believe it or not, there are many ways to connect a cash drawer to your POS

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