Why You Should Leverage Kiosks for Self-Ordering in Hospitality

The airline industry was one of the first to revolutionize the check-in process with the implementation of self-service kiosks. The technology helped to decrease guest wait times and enabled labor to be reallocated to areas of greater need. Today, self-service kiosks have transitioned from an innovation found at the airport to an expectation held by […]

Coming Soon: Star at NRF 2020!

It’s hard to believe, but another year, another decade, and another NRF are upon us! NRF 2020 Vision: Retail’s Big Show “is the centerpiece of NRF Retail Week, where the entire industry unites to get a whole new perspective. NRF convenes the largest community of movers, shakers and industry makers who come together to see […]

Greene Street Expands to a Greene Neighborhood

From its origins as a small consignment shop in the ’90s that sold a hodgepodge of furniture, clothing, appliances, and more, Greene Street has evolved into the multi-location franchise it is today, spanning across Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Though it operated successfully as a single-location consignment shop, when the business passed from the original owners […]

Your Guide to Choosing Eco-Friendly Receipts

This is the fifth and final part of “Keep the Receipt,” a five-part blog series about the various advantages paper receipts offer to businesses and consumers, and why you should elect to choose to offer – and accept – paper receipts. Sustainability is more than just a buzzword. It’s more important than ever to do your […]

Star Software Update: Introducing the CloudPRNT SDK

Welcome to the Star Software Update, the regular series of blog updates where Star’s Integration Team informs you about the latest important Star Micronics software updates. In this edition: Introducing the CloudPRNT SDK! Now it’s even easier to integrate your favorite CloudPRNT features Read on to learn what this month’s update entails. CloudPRNT SDK Release […]

The Ultimate List of Must-Have Cannabis POS Hardware

The cannabis industry is booming – and it’s expected to continue doing so. According to Grand View Research, the global legal marijuana market is expected to reach $66.3 billion by the end of 2025, and each year brings new legalization across the world. Whether you’re in the business of opening a cannabis business yourself or […]

A Guide to Selecting the Right Kiosk Printer

Self-service technology, including kiosks with kiosk printers, continues to increase in popularity in a wide range of vertical markets. Retailers of all types, as well as quick-service restaurants, gas stations, parking lots, casinos, telecommunications companies, banks, transportation providers, and other organizations are implementing these solutions. According to a recent study by Technavio, the self-service market […]

Do You Really Need a Receipt?

This is the fourth part of “Keep the Receipt,” a five-part blog series about the various advantages paper receipts offer to businesses and consumers, and why you should elect to choose to offer – and accept – paper receipts. The world has become digital – very quickly. In 1990, only 0.25% of the world population […]

7 Easy Holiday Promotions for Small Businesses

The holiday season has arrived! For millions of consumers that means preparing for family dinners, decorating homes, and of course, buying gifts for friends and loved ones. Is your small business ready to not just survive the holiday shopping season, but thrive in it? In this blog post, we’ll take a deep dive into current […]

The Value of Receipts: Printed and Digital

There’s no getting away from it: Receipts hold great value and are an irrefutable part of everyday life. These small slips of paper clutter wallets, drawers, and shoe boxes; lie crumpled in clothing pockets; and are thrown haphazardly into filing cabinets. But nothing is worse than realizing the need to return an item or deduct […]