The focus is on the front end.
While retailers and wholesalers are diligently tending to the needs of other areas, such as warehouse operations and corporate computing, point-of-sale systems will top the priority lists of many companies this year.
Retailers are demanding more of the front end and investing in personal computers to get it.
"Right now we have traditional, dedicated registers. With that kind of locked-in technology, we cannot go forward using the r