POS Systems Market Grew 6.9%: Study

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — After several years of struggling, the worldwide market for PC-based point-of-sale systems grew 6.9% in 2010, but that growth could be short-lived, according to new research from IHL Group here.

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — After several years of struggling, the worldwide market for PC-based point-of-sale systems grew 6.9% in 2010, but that growth could be short-lived, according to new research from IHL Group here.

"It was a strong year overall, but several threats appear on the horizon for this market,” said Greg Buzek, president of IHL Group, in a statement. First, new mobile devices, inspired by the Apple iPad price point of $500, are a “significant threat to the traditional P

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