POS SYSTEM – A complete game changer in the corporate world

The POS system is crucially shaping its demand in the market due to its multifunctional role and adding valued features in industries like retailing, hospitality, and other industries. The POS system is growing to meet the present demand of going into wireless technology.POS manages operations and maintenance implementations, such as managing inventory, sales monitoring, and budgeting, are available. Bars, diners, and food service industry providers, for example, rely heavily on POS systems to keep product lines, revenues, stock, and operational processes. These factors are propelling the POS terminal industry in a variety of end-use industries. The POS terminals have brought new revenue streams for the merchants. The Bharat Pe POS system has multiplied 25th times over the 250 cities in the last 2 years and the company has provided 1.25 lakh swipe machines of its brand throughout the nation. Following the global epidemic, the sharp decline of cash payments created opportunities for cashless transactions, boosting future growth. Numerous market participants reported significant revenue drops in first early 2020 as a result of global manufacturing facility closures. Nonetheless, at the end of 2020 and early 2021, the industry gained back its strategic advantage across areas of the economy. The global POS terminals are expected to connect the market size of USD 181.47 billion by the end of 2030, recording a CAGR of 8.5% ( from 2022 -to 2030). The shift is also witnessed in the rural development, under the Payment Infrastructure Development Fund around 2.56 lakh physical machines were installed in different outskirts and smaller towns by the Reserve bank of India for enabling the UPI and QR code-based payments. Karnataka Bank also introduced single swipe machines for MSME customers. The user-friendly and light weighted POS system is becoming a complete game-changer in the industries and businesses. 

ZEBRA BARCODE SCANNER

Zebra Technologies Corporation and its associates, abbreviated as “Zebra.” A multinational supervisor is appreciated for innovative Enterprise Asset Intelligence (“EAI”) solutions in the automated designation and details capture enterprise resolutions. The company provides a design, construct, and sell a wide spectrum of products and solutions, including cloud-based subscriptions, that capture, and transfer data. These products and solutions comprise mobile computers; barcode scanners and imagers; radio frequency identification device (“RFID”) readers; specialty printers for barcode labelling and personal identification; real-time location systems (“RTLS”); corresponding accessories and collections, such as self-adhesive labels and other consumables; and related software applications. The company also delivers complete services, including maintenance, technical asset, repair, supervised and proficient assistance, and diverse workflow optimization solutions, including cloud-based software subscriptions and robotic automation solutions.

The company’s Common Stock is traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market, LLC under the symbol “ZBRA.” Since our initial public offering in 1991, we have not declared any cash dividends or distributions on our capital stock. Initially, when the company was enlisted in stock, its annual charge was 43.2% in the year 1992 which was reached to 135.9% in 1993 after which the company faced certain downfall and then from the year 2000 till the year 2004 it shows excellence growth. The present situation is depicted in the graph and table. The subsequent graph corresponds to the accumulative total stockholder return, estimated on a reinvested ground, in Zebra Technologies Corporation Common Stock, the S&P 500 Index, and the S&P 500 Information Technology Index for the five years from 2021. The comparison assumes that $100 was invested in each of the Company’s Common Stock, the S&P 500 Index, and the S&P 500 Information Technology Index as the market initiated in 2016.

Company/ Index 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Zebra Technology Corporation 100.00 121.04 185.6 297.85 448.15 694.03
S&P 500 100.00 121.83 116.49 153.17 181.35 233.41
S&P 500 Information Technology 100.00 138.83 138.43 208.05 299.37 402.73

SQUARE POS SYSTEM

Block, Inc., previously named Square, Inc. till the end of the month 2021, is an American financial assistance and digital payments corporation established in San Francisco, California. The corporation was undertaken in 2009 by Jack Dorsey and Jim McKelvey and projected its foremost outlet in 2010. It has been exchanged as a public company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) since November 2015 with the ticker symbol SQ. The Square company started in February 2009 to encourage businesses (sellers) to accept card payments, an essential ability that was earlier unreachable to numerous corporations. However, vendors ought to offer many creative resolutions to flourish. The company has extended to deliver sellers with auxiliary products and services and provide them with credentials to a cohesive ecosystem of mechanisms to sustain and grow their companies.

The seller ecosystem is a cohesive marketing framework that enables vendors to initiate, execute and expand their enterprises. The company offers diverse options with software as around 30 different software, hardware, and financial services products. To effectively access the services provided by Square, these products are available through marketing, subscriptions, and service fees. The Square suite of cloud-based software solutions is synthesised to initiate a seamless experience and a holistic perspective of deals, consumers, occupants, and locations. With their drives, a merchant can receive payments from individuals by swipe, dip, or tap of a card or online via Square Invoices, Square Virtual Terminal, or the seller’s website. The Square POS ecosystem had over 210 million buyer profiles, and approximately 295 million items were listed on Square by sellers.

POS products enable merchants to drive deals, transmit digital receipts, and accumulate instant consumer reviews to enhance their assistance. Each outgrowth accepts payments, and trails sales, inventory, and consumers’ buy histories, promoting occupants to clock in and out in the app. All POS products have an available software tier without a subscription fee, which the company only monetizes through transaction fees. Among the company’s point of sales products, Square Appointments, Square for Retail, and Square for Restaurants also have premium tiers with additional functionality.

The subsequent graph corresponds to the cumulative total return to stockholders on the company’s common stock compared to the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, or S&P 500, and the S&P North American Technology Index. An investment of $100 (with reinvestment of all dividends) is assumed to have been made initially when the company enlisted common stock and each index in 2015. Its comparative interpretation is also depicted till 2020.

Company/ Index 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Square Inc 100 104.13 264.86 428.49 447.92 1662.64
S&P 500 100 111.96 136.4 130.42 171.49 203.04
S&P North American Technology 100 113.56 156.46 160.96 229.67 333.37