BPA thermal receipt POS paper banned in Suffolk County, NY

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Attention business owners of restaurant and retail establishments with point of sale systems. New York Suffolk County has banned the use of receipt paper with Bisphenol-A (BPA).

According to the Safer Sales Slip Act, the name of the legislation banning the BPA, these harmful chemicals can potentially cause serious health problems and should not be used in cash registers and point of sale systems. BPA can be absorbed through hand to mouth contact when handling point of sale system paper receipts.

A few thoughts on Jon Taffer's 7 Steps To Define Neighborhood Marketing

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In her recent article Kristen Santoro lists 7 steps to define neighborhood marketing by Jon Taffer, president of Nightclub & Bar Media Group and Host & Executive Producer of Spike TV’s “Bar Rescue”. You can find the full article here. Some of the steps listed there could be accomplished with the help of the properly configured point of sale system. For example, a properly configured POS can help business owners analyze data much faster and more efficient through reporting.

We welcome Lovely Lady Lumps Swimwear to Modus POS family

By nick Our Clients
Our Clients

We would like to welcome Lovely Lady Lumps Swimwear to our family. This family owned store will open their doors for 2014 beach season. If you ever in need of great swimwear stop by 2350 Nesconset Highway Suite 700 Stony Brook, NY 11790 or you can visit them at www.lllswimwear.com

5 Bold Predictions for 2014

By nick Technology

We would like to thank all our customers and suppliers for the business they have done with us in 2013. We wish you all Happy Holidays and prosperous and successful 2014.

At Modus, we take future very seriously and offer you our 5 bold predictions for 2014.

Why we accept Bitcoins?

By nick Technology

First a little back story. Introduction of a new form of payment has always been a slow and painful process. Transitions from seashells to gems, from gems to metals, from metals to paper and then paper to plastic have not been easy. People tend to feel a strange connection to the way they hold money and are resistant to change. Change to a new form of money, from gold coins to paper fiat, has even been described by Goethe in Faust as a work of the Devil. Well, thankfully the times have changed and such descriptions are no longer appropriate.

5 Must Have Point of Sale Peripherals

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Often when looking for a POS System you focus on software or the computer itself, ignoring the necessary peripherals. However, these devices are often essential to having a complete Point of Sale system for your business. Without them you basically have a fancy looking cash register rather than a true computerized system. Therefore it is important not to overlook such devices. Here is a list of 5 most important ones and why you should have them:

7 Steps in Choosing your Point of Sale System

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Today’s fast paced business environment rules mandate owners to have a point of sale system (POS System). The market is saturated with various solutions and, quite simply, can overwhelm a business owner. How to choose a system that’s right for you? Here are 7 simple rules to go by:

How do we improve our business environment?

By nick

This complicated question has been on my mind for quite some time. Being in merchant service industry, I met with many business owners who asked the very same question. And always immediately technology comes to mind. The beautiful intelligent machines that mean to make life easier. Artificial brains that will calculate analyze and improve. Basically, do all the boring work for us. So it is simple then. Get a computer, a point of sale system, and run with it. Sounds easy? It is not. Systems are complex and take time to get configured.