The point-of-sales is where a retail transaction is conducted, which used to mean a cash register was located, typically near a store exit. Today, it means any place where a sale is conducted and money is exchanged for a product/service and a receipt is given.
In addition to an electronic cash register, this could occur via smartphone, tablet, touchscreen, barcode scanner, or dedicated mobile device or terminal.
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