What to Look For In a Grocery POS System

With microchips, smartphone apps and automated checkouts, the modern grocery store is quickly becoming a test ground for all sorts of new technology. Many store owners know that they need to invest in technology but, because they feel overwhelmed by the choices, they...

How Grocery Stores Can Use Loyalty Programs

While it’s not a grocery store, Starbucks shares some characteristics of a food distributor. Customers can purchase items in bulk, they often make regular trips to their favorite location and they can use a loyalty program to qualify for free or discounted products....

How Secure is Your Self-Checkout Line?

On one hand, a self checkout line can benefit grocery stores because it doesn’t require a salaried employee and it can theoretically keep shoppers moving through to the exit faster. On the other hand, the self checkout may entice some otherwise-honest shoppers to...

EMV Chip Card News

For more details about everything you need to know about EMV, contact Postec’s experts. Grocery: Dan Henkel,  dhenkel@postec.com Hospitality: David Marovic,  dmarovic@postec.com     Visa put out a press release on June 16th giving some good news to merchants who...

New USDA ‘Grind Law’ Goes into Effect 6/20/16

Postec’s Grocery POS division is working with Invatron on the roll out of their technology Fresh-Trax for Grind Law compliance.  To find out what you need to do, contact Dan Henkel at dhenkel@postec.com. On June 20, 2016, the USDA is requiring all grocery...
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