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How a point of sale (POS) system fail for preventing underage sales

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...

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Store Sales Associates should insist on a Minor Decliner

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. 

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Minor Decliner Announced as Finalists in 2021 Retailer Choice Best New Products Contest

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!...

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How Minors Know Which Stores Will Sell Them Tobacco and Alcohol

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...

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"Who does not card near me?" Reporting a Store That Sells to Minors

It goes without saying—it’s illegal to sell alcohol and tobacco to anyone under the age of 21 in the United States. Although this is common knowledge, there are some establishments that willfully ignore the fact that they’re accepting fake IDs—or they are completely unaware that they are—because they don’t use age verification technology with every sale. If you suspect there is a store, bar, or restaurant in your area that is selling age-sensitive products to minors, you might want to seek a legal way to report them. We suggest taking the following official routes rather than confronting the owner of...

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