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Point-of-Sale Terminals


ProcurementIQ’s Procurement Research Reports cover thousands of indirect purchasing lines. Our data and analysis help you strategically engage and negotiate with suppliers and give you the credibility to work with internal stakeholders and executives. ProcurementIQ’s Point-of-Sale Terminals procurement research provides price trends and forecasts, supplier benchmarks and negotiation questions all intended to give your company leverage during the sourcing process.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Point-of-Sale Terminals - Recent Price Trend

Recent pricing trends in the POS terminal market have been favorable for buyers during the three years to 2018. During this period, prices have fallen slowly at an estimated annualized rate of 0.9% with low volatility. Stable price trends are beneficial for buyers, allowing them to control their budgets and accurately estimate future costs. Additionally, buyers can take their time in evaluating.

Point-of-Sale Terminals - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for POS terminals is moderate due to some additional goods and services that need to be purchased with the terminal. For example, the buyer must purchase POS software licenses to run software programs on the POS terminal. These software costs vary depending on the complexity of the buyer’s operations. If the buyer is simply performing and recording transactions,.

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of point-of-sale (POS) terminals, which are hardware and software systems used to execute and manage retail transactions. A point-of-sale terminal typically includes a cash register, a computer, a receipt printer and a credit card processor. Aside from sales, a POS terminal can also manage inventory, customer orders, promotions, discounts and gift cards. Key buyers of POS terminals include department stores, retail stores, supermarkets and hotels. Key suppliers of POS terminals are IT companies, such as Toshiba and HP, and transaction technology providers, such as Elo Touch. This report focuses on point-of-sale terminals in physical locations and excludes e-commerce payment systems used online.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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