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Square Contactless Reader

Accept Apple Pay + Chip cards, anywhere

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Square for Restaurants is a fully integrated point of sale that matches the pace, complexity, and specific needs of today’s restaurants.

Fast Company
But managing online tickets, alongside those of seated diners, has become a major headache for restaurants. Now payments company Square, which owns delivery service Caviar, has put together what it hopes will be the painkiller product that restaurants have been craving: a dedicated point-of-sale system and corresponding software for full-service and quick-se… See more
TechCrunch
Square, which has already made its way into retail stores and service-based businesses (think hair salons, massage therapists, etc), is officially getting into the restaurant business with the launch of Square for Restaurants. Square for Restaurants is a point-of-sale system that handles everything from menu updates, floor layouts, employee scheduling, perfo… See more
CNBC
Payments processor Square said Tuesday it is launching Square for Restaurants, a software platform for restaurant operations designed to bring more small businesses into the Square ecosystem. The software - which Square calls its most sophisticated software yet - ties together in one place all of a restaurant's operations, from booking tables to managing the… See more
7 Alternatives to Square for Restaurants

Charge for Stripe

Accept payments directly on your phone, quickly and easily

Charge for Stripe is the easiest way to accept payments directly on your phone. Accept credit card payments with just a tap plus view beautiful charts and detailed sales, customer & payout data from your Stripe account all in the one place.

Built to allow my wife to accept payments when selling her jewellery at local markets. I hope you enjoy it!

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Square Reader SDK

Your app, powered by Square hardware

Square Reader SDK lets you take in-person payments with Square hardware

The Verge
If you're a regular at a coffee shop or some other small business that uses Square's checkout system, you've seen the same gray-and-white screens - tip, signature, receipt - over and over and over.
MarketWatch
Square Inc. said Thursday that it would start opening up its hardware to developers for the first time, a move intended to help the company attract larger enterprises as clients.
TechCrunch
Square, the company you know from your favorite coffee shop's checkout counter, is opening up its Reader hardware to developers. Using the new Square Reader SDK, developer swill be able to build their own custom checkout and point of sale experiences, no matter wether that's a self-orde...
9to5Mac
Square is opening up its payment processing tools to developers for the first time now thanks to its new Square Reader SDK. Square's new software development kit lets third-party apps integrate with Square Reader hardware so vendors can accept payments in their own apps while still benefiting from Square's card readers.
Marketing Land
Today, Square announced the Square Reader SDK that lets developers build new payment experiences and workflows for specific audiences and industries. With the new toolset, developers can offer customized payment solutions that incorporate internal or third-party tools and systems, such as inventory management or CRM.
Business Insider
27 billion payments company Square has launched the Square Reader SDK, which lets developers build apps that integrate with its payments hardware. It means that customers can use Square hardware and services to accept payments, without having to use its software.
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Shopify Tap & Chip Reader

Mobile POS hardware that connects to the rest of Shopify

Contactless payments

Tap to pay using your phone. Accept Apple Pay, Google Pay, and other NFC payments.

Wireless selling

Pair wirelessly with Apple and Android devices using BT.

Get set for seamless selling

Merge online and offline selling. Simplify operations with one centralized inventory.

Shopify's Ecommerce Blog - Ecommerce News, Online Store Tips & More
The much-hyped "retail apocalypse" is just that-hype. You've seen the headlines of major brands shutting their doors, but that doesn't signal the end of retail stores.On the contrary: Data shows retail is thriving. The National Retail Federation reported that for every retail store that closed in 2017 in the U.S., another 2.7 new stores opened.
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Cloosiv

Easy mobile payment for local merchants.

Cloosiv allows you to skip the line and save money at your favorite local coffee shops! With Cloosiv you can discover nearby coffee shops, select your drink and food items, and place an order for pick up. The best part - with each purchase you make, you’ll earn rewards that can be redeemed as actual savings anywhere that Cloosiv is accepted.

CharlotteFive
If Tim Griffin gets his way, Charlotte buyers can use their phone to pay for goods and services, no matter the seller. His new app, Cloosiv, is coming to Charlotte soon, and you can test it later this month. "It's a tool for the consumer and that's what we want to build," Griffin said.
StartCharlotte
When Tim Griffin was in college, he got a job at the Apple Store. He wanted to make some extra cash, be able to pay his bills. He didn't expect to stumble upon the idea that would transform his career and make him an entrepreneur.
Charlotteagenda
Charlotte's startup scene may be early in its development, but it's already produced some powerful companies. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Charlotte's startups have definitive clusters in financial tech, healthcare and energy. But there are also plenty of companies flying under the radar locally but making huge impacts in their industries.
Charlotteagenda
Charlotte startup Cloosiv is gaining traction on its mobile ordering service. The company provides a Starbucks-style ordering and payment service via smartphone to retailers, breweries, coffee shops and other small businesses. They've now lined up 20 local Charlotte businesses to use the app as Cloosiv prepares a public launch.
CharlotteFive
The app will continue to allow you to order ahead and skip the line at your local coffee shops. But over the coming weeks, Cloosiv will be rolling out a new-and-improved version of the app that is even more tailored to the coffee ordering experience.
Charlotte Business Journal
Cloosiv CEO Tim Griffin knows what it means to bootstrap in the tech sphere. He built his Charlotte-based shopping app from the ground up, and since its founding in April 2017, has accrued 21 local participating retailers and about 1,300 app users - more than 500 of whom are active monthly users.
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