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What is a point of sale (what is POS)?

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What is a point of sale (what is POS)?
Issue Time:2019-05-09

The traditional computerized point of sale began in the 1970s and matured in the 1990s, using a fixed view of the computer on which the POS software was installed to swipe peripherals such as a receipt printer. The network enables traditional POS to be used with multiple workstations and multiple stores to synchronize information at different locations, making it easier to track sales and inventory

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