The last thing you want to see in your store during sales time is a long line of customers who cannot be served because you have not invested in proper technology. Make sure that you have enough POS devices to keep the lines moving. The best retail management software solutions enable retailers to grow and shrink the number of POS devices based on need, so that they can face peak season confidently. Truly flexible systems also insure that the extra POS devices can be connected easily and seamlessly; this means you save the many hours of paperwork that would be required when aligning sales data from disconnected devices. Always have a backup plan in case something decides to stop working! Is your Point of Sale equipped to deal with network outages? The best POS systems work both online and offline, so you can keep on selling your products and serving your customers even when the network connection is down. Sales periods can be chaotic and nerve-wracking, but if everyone (tech included!) does their best, it can become a time to look forward to.