This week we have released a new paper for retailers that highlights the struggles you face in the ever-changing world of POS system interfaces and the age-restricted sales space.
While it may seem impossible for a retailer to maintain age-restricted sales standards when the standards and technology keep changing... helpful solutions are out there. It’s just a matter of knowing where to look. This paper aims to clarify that process and make it easy for retailers.Read More
Here’s an example of how a point of sale (POS) system fail for preventing underage sales A store was fined in 2019 for selling to underage. Since the first infraction, the point of sale has been updated so employees cannot override the birthdate requirement. Identification must be scanned or a date of birth manually entered. Sounds good so far, the store had an issue, and they upgraded their point of sale system to check for underage. Now the problem - the employee who sold the beverages entered his own birth date rather than check the ID of the agent. This is...Read More
The pay is challenging, the hours long, and customers difficult. You have long line, and it's been a long day. If you make a mistake, not only can you get fined, you can get arrested. It is happening every day. Sales associates arrested for selling to underage You have the protection of a alarm system and a timed safe. You need the protection of an age verification system that works. Its fast and will prevent a critical mistake.Read More
CSP Announces Finalists in 2021 Retailer Choice Best New Products Contest Voting open now through Aug. 11 By CSP Staff on Jul. 22, 2021 CHICAGO — CSP has named the finalists and opened voting in its 18th annual Retailer Choice Best New Products Contest (BNPC). The BNPC honors today’s top product innovations and tomorrow’s solutions, focusing on the most successful product launches from the past year. The editors of CSPDailyNews.com and CStoreProductsOnline.com identified all finalists in 22 product segments from products nominated by c-store industry members. Now it’s up to c-store retailers to select the winners of these coveted awards....Read More
When you were in high school, did your town have that one store or that one restaurant that would always accept fake IDs or knowingly sell to minors? Although it’s highly illegal, it happened then, and it still happens today. If your establishment doesn’t use age verification technology with every alcohol, cannabis, and tobacco purchase, you might be at risk for becoming known as the place where minors can get away with using fake IDs. There are a few telltale signs that let minors know they might be able to get away with purchasing tobacco or alcohol products. Read through...Read More