Study: POS terminal shipments down in 2008; more challenges, opportunities in 2009


FRANKLIN Tenn. Overall shipments of point-of-sale-system terminals were down 4.2 percent in North America in 2008 compared with 2007, with only grocers, supercenters and warehouse clubs ordering more of the technology, IHL Group indicated.

Franklin-based IHL said POS terminal shipments in 2008 slowed the most to table-service restaurants and large specialty hard goods retailers, among foodservice and retailer segments.

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