Sprint and Vantiv Launch Tablet-Based Point-of-Sale

Sprint and Vantiv, Inc. announced the launch of an innovative tablet-based, cloud-connected point-of-sale (POS) system. Vantiv Mobile Checkout, powered by NCR Silver, helps make it easier and more affordable for businesses to transition away from traditional cash registers and manual processes to the latest integrated technology. Vantiv Mobile Checkout, available through the Sprint business sales channel, empowers business owners to track sales and profitability, analyze and report on customer trends, manage inventory, market to customers and process sales on site or on location with secure payment processing.

This all-in-one solution includes the tablet, wireless connectivity, encrypted credit card reader, tablet stand, cash drawer and countertop receipt printer. Scanners, Bluetooth printers and other retail accessories are also available.

Vantiv Mobile Checkout enables businesses to:

  • Accept payments in the store, on the go or in a temporary/seasonal environment
  • Manage multi-store inventory, employees and timekeeping
  • Drive loyalty and increase sales with email marketing and social media campaigns
  • Connect with customers more effectively with real-time sales history
  • Have peace of mind with secure transactions, hardware replacement warranty and live customer service, seven days a week

“Our retail customers have been asking for a secure, integrated tablet-based point-of-sale system,” said Ben Vos-vice president, Emerging Solutions Group, Sprint. “Together with Vantiv, we are delivering a robust mobile tablet-based POS solution that’s very affordable and rich with capabilities. Our goal is to seamlessly integrate the latest in storefront technology to help retailers provide their customers with a unique experience while also receiving valuable data key to critical decision making.”

Vantiv Mobile Checkout’s affordable startup cost, encrypted transactions and simple financing, gives businesses of all sizes access to a mobile point of sale solution that will let them sell in more places. Use the POS solution at the checkout desk or on the sales floor and use the card reader at tent and sidewalk sales, remote outdoor kiosks and in a customer’s home or business, which is necessary for field service employees.

Research by McKinsey and Company shows that up to 50 percent of small and medium-sized businesses are using or considering moving to a tablet POS or mobile POS system. With more than five million small to medium-sized businesses in the United States, the strategic relationship between Sprint and Vantiv provides expanded reach and distribution capabilities that capitalize on this trend.

“We are excited to be able to bring leading, integrated and innovative payment solutions to small businesses with Sprint,” said Elizabeth Rector-senior vice president and general manager of mobile and ecommerce, Vantiv. “Sprint’s business distribution network is a perfect way to reach more small businesses and we look forward to helping them be even more effective with Vantiv Mobile Checkout.”

Vantiv services approximately 400,000 merchant locations across the country and is the No. 1 PIN debit processor and third largest overall acquirer in the United States by total number of transactions.

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