Square has announced the public availability of Square Stand, Square’s hardware that helps brick and mortar businesses turn an iPad into a complete point of sale. Square Stand—and third party accessories, like a cash drawer, receipt printer, and barcode scanner—is now available online via squareup.com/stand, with purchases shipping this week to customers who placed pre-orders. Starting today, customers will also now be able to purchase Square Stand in Apple retail stores and Best Buy stores across the U.S.
Neighborhood retail locations are an important resource for small business owners looking for new opportunities and technologies that can help them grow. Customers can purchase Square Stand in both Apple retail stores and Best Buy stores. In Best Buy, customers can also experience Square Stand with interactive product demos that will roll out to over 1,000 locations in the coming months.
The product is available for USD299 and fourteen local merchants—in over 35 locations across the U.S.—have been using Square Stand to run their business since May. Watch how merchants have used Square Stand in this video.
Local retail businesses across the country recently participated in Square’s #WeStandFor contest, which asked entrants to share via Twitter and Vine what their businesses stand for. Square will award five businesses a free Square Stand in an announcement later this month.
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