New QuickBooks Point of Sale Goes Mobile With GoPayment
Liberates Small Retailers to Take Mobile Payments With Robust Tools
to Run Brick and Mortar Stores
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
With QuickBooks Point of Sale 2013, small business retailers can now use
the latest mobile technology to maximize sales both in and out of the
store without sacrificing the powerful tools they need to run their
The newest point-of-sale product from Intuit
Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU), being launched today, integrates with GoPayment,
the company's mobile payment processing application. Together, the
products form one of the only robust mobile point-of-sale solutions
specifically designed for the nation's 2.8 million small retailers.
Using QuickBooks Point of Sale
2013, retailers can:
Maximize sales by accepting credit cards in the aisle or on the go at
street fairs and trade shows using GoPayment on the most popular
smartphones and tablets.
Make better business decisions with detailed reporting and powerful
tools to track inventory, sales, customers and employees.
Grow their business, giving brick-and-mortar retailers a new way to
better serve customers while offering micro businesses room to expand
from a mobile-only retailer to a store front owner.
"With 10 years of point of sale experience, we understand the challenges
small retailers face when trying to grow their business," said Chris
Hylen, vice president and general manager of Intuit's Payment Solutions
division. "By integrating QuickBooks Point of Sale 2013 with GoPayment,
we're liberating retailers from their cash registers so they can better
serve their customers and ring up more sales both in the store and on
The integration of QuickBooks Point of Sale with GoPayment enables more
of Intuit's small business customers — from pet shops to hair stylists —
to better manage their businesses and serve the roughly 23 million
customers who rely on them. This is consistent with Intuit's strategy to
enable its entire base of 8 million small business customers to accept
payments with GoPayment and other Intuit payment services. As one of the
leading small business payment processors in the U.S, Intuit processes
more than $20 billion annually.
Never Miss a Sale — In and Out of the Store
QuickBooks Point of Sale 2013 helps retailers never miss a sale by
integrating with GoPayment. The free GoPayment app comes with a card
reader that plugs into the audio jack of an iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch
as well as the most popular Android devices. Users can quickly swipe a
card to process payment, send an email or text receipt with a map of
where the transaction took place and automatically charge the correct
sales tax using geolocation.
The sales and inventory data from GoPayment integrate seamlessly with
QuickBooks Point of Sale, storing all current sales and inventory data
in one spot. Users can also automatically populate inventory items
within QuickBooks Point of Sale into the GoPayment app, eliminating the
need to do it manually.
GoPayment also syncs sales data with best-selling QuickBooks financial
software, which can be used in conjunction with QuickBooks Point of Sale
to manage a retailer's finances.
Start Taking Payments in Minutes
QuickBooks Point of Sale 2013 has a simplified signup process and
expedited account approval, making it easier to start accepting payments
within minutes. To improve productivity, this latest version also offers
an enhanced navigation and user interface that make it easier to ring up
sales as well as complete and drill down into other common tasks.
Manage and Track Your Business
QuickBooks Point of Sale offers retailers the powerful tracking and
management tools they need to effectively run their business and make
smart business decisions. Retailers can:
Track inventory and set automatic re-order points
Manage customer's contact information and send personalized emails and
Access business reports to get unique insight into how the business is
Track employees' hours and pay commissions
Manage and monitor business results for up to 20 stores from one
Ring up sales faster with a complete set of optional, integrated
retail hardware, including a receipt printer, bar code scanner, credit
card reader and cash drawer
Pricing and Availability
QuickBooks Point of Sale 2013 software starts at $1,099.95 with the
option to buy a complete set of integrated retail hardware. The free
GoPayment app and card reader work on the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch as
well as the most popular Android devices. Discount rates start as low as
QuickBooks Point of Sale is available at select retail outlets,
including OfficeMax, Office Depot, Best Buy, Staples, Sam's Clubs,
Amazon.com, Fry's Electronics and Costco.com. It can also be purchased
directly from Intuit by visiting pointofsale.intuit.com
or by calling 800-604-5941.
About Intuit Payment Solutions
Over the last 10 years, Intuit has helped small businesses maximize
sales and improve cash flow with a complete family of end-to-end
electronic payment solutions. This includes services to process credit
cards, e-checks and online payments via a variety of channels including
mobile devices, Web and retail stores as well as integrated solutions
such as QuickBooks.
About Intuit Inc.
Intuit Inc. is a leading provider
of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized
businesses; financial institutions, including banks and credit unions;
consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and
services, including QuickBooks®,
Quicken® and TurboTax®,
simplify small business management as well as payment
and payroll processing,
personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. ProSeries®
and Lacerte® are Intuit's
leading tax preparation offerings for professional accountants. Intuit
Financial Services helps banks and credit unions grow by providing
on-demand solutions and services that make it easier for consumers and
businesses to manage their money.
Founded in 1983, Intuit had annual revenue of $3.9 billion in its fiscal
year 2011. The company has approximately 8,000 employees with major
offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, India and
other locations. More information can be found at www.intuit.com.
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Source: Intuit Inc.
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