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Business Strategy: The Checkout Technology Industry Explored -- the United States

LONDON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- just published a new market research report:

Business Strategy: The Checkout Technology Industry Explored -- the United States

This IDC Retail Insights report presents an overview of the U.S. checkout system market and trends by providing the reader with in-depth data and analysis of the most relevant technology and market trends that are taking place in the checkout industry and shaping the technology going forward. The focus of the document is on the hardware: traditional POS systems, PC cash drawer (PCCD), and self-checkout systems.

Leslie Hand, research director with IDC Retail Insights, says, "U.S. retailers are making bigger allocations of capital to checkout technologies that function as a key component of an integrated consistent omnichannel customer experience that transcends device and enables a rich engaging interactive platform for the future." According to the research IDC Retail Insights has performed, "POS systems remain one of the biggest IT investments retailers make, representing more than 50% of store systems budgets and, along with self-checkout and mobile solutions, will play the critical role of 'keeping the lights on' for satisfying fast, convenient, and effective customer shopping experiences."

Table of Contents

IDC Retail Insights Opinion

In This Study

Situation Overview

Checkout Evolution at a Glance

The Approach



Product Categories

Market Metrics

Unit Shipments

Average Selling Price

IT Spending

End-User Segments

Geographic Segmentation

Future Outlook

Technology and Market Trends in the POS System Space

POS Systems Market Dynamics

Technology and Market Trends in the PCCD System Space

PCCD Systems Market Dynamics

Technology and Market Trends in the Self-Checkout System Space

Self-Checkout Systems Market Dynamics

Essential Guidance

Actions to Consider

For Technology Vendors

Learn More

Related Research


Table: POS Functional Requirements

Table: Comparison: POS Versus PCCD

Figure: Checkout System Evolution, 1990-2017

Figure: U.S. Store Systems Spending Share by Technology, 2012 and 2017

Figure: Worldwide POS Shipment Share by Region, 2012

Figure: U.S. Traditional POS Shipment Share by Vendor, 2012

Figure: U.S. Traditional POS Shipment Share by End User, 2012

Figure: Worldwide and U.S. Traditional POS Shipment and Growth, 2012-2017

Figure: Worldwide and U.S. Traditional POS ASP Dynamics, 2011-2017

Figure: Worldwide PCCD Shipment Share by Region, 2012

Figure: U.S. PCCD Shipment Share by End User, 2012

Figure: Worldwide and U.S. PCCD Shipment and Growth, 2012-2017

Figure: Worldwide and U.S. PCCD ASP Dynamics, 2011-2017

Figure: Worldwide Self-Checkout Shipment Share by Region, 2012

Figure: U.S. Self-Checkout Shipment Share by Vendor, 2012

Figure: U.S. Self-Checkout Shipment Share by End User, 2012

Figure: Worldwide and U.S. Self-Checkout Shipment and Growth, 2012-2017

Figure: Worldwide and U.S. Self-Checkout ASP Dynamics, 2011-2017

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Business Strategy: The Checkout Technology Industry Explored -- the United States

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