The Best POS System for Vape Shops and E-Cig Lounges

14 Jan 2016

Market research indicates that the e-cigarette industry could reach a total market value of $50 billion by 2025, much of which will come from vape shops and e-cigarette lounges. Booming business is a great reason to get into the game – but it also means that you won’t be alone. If you manage, own, or are planning on owning your own vape shop or e-cig lounge you’re going to need every tool available at your disposal to stay competitive. That includes an awesome point-of-sale (POS) system.

When it comes to POS systems for vape shops and e-cig lounges, nothing beats Clover. Clover POS systems are sleek, modern devices perfectly suited to the demands of the industry. If you think you’re interested in a Clover POS system for your vape store, lounge, or any other business, then keep reading to learn more about the benefits.

The Benefits of Clover POS Systems for Vape Shops and Lounges

Flexible Payment Options – While many point of sale systems on the market process payment only from “traditional” methods like credit cards, debit cards, and cash, Clover systems accept old-school payments like these along with EMV cards and mobile payment systems like Apple Pay and Google Wallet.

While this is a huge benefit for any business (no one wants to turn away a potential sale because they can’t accept payment), consider this: over 50% of vapers occupy the 18-29 “Millennial” demographic. 52% of Millennials also claim to use smartphones and mobile payment systems to make purchases, with 41% doing so on at least a monthly basis. If that’s not market overlap, we don’t know what is.

Inventory Management – There’s more to Clover systems than just accepting payments. Clover and Clover Mini systems are also great for inventory control. This is hugely important for vape shops, with multiple flavors, nicotine levels, bottle sizes, vape pens, and other inventory variations to keep track of.

Clover POS systems allow you to create items, categories, modifiers, labels and more to keep accurate track of your inventory. Third party inventory management apps are also available for Clover systems through their bustling App Market, like Mission Control from Abreeze and Shopventory.

Keep Customers Coming Back – According to one statistic, 79% of e-cig users Clover POS System Terminalare repeat buyers. That means there’s a lot of potential for customer loyalty – the bedrock of any successful business. Luckily, Clover POS systems offer apps that can make it easy to keep customers coming back. One of our favorites is Perka Rewards, which offers Twitter and Facebook integration for social media marketing, automatic customer check-ins via Bluetooth beacons, real-time customer notifications for sales and specials, and detailed customer data so you can get to more than just names to faces.

E-Commerce Integration – Why settle for just a brick-and-mortar storefront when Clover apps like Sell Online will let you turn the world into your marketplace through e-commerce integration?


As if this isn’t already enough to sell you on a Clover POS system for your vape shop, purchasing yours from Turnkey Processing means awesome service, set-up, and support from an authorized retailer. Get a free quote by filling out the form below.

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