Make it Saturday at 10AM. Reserving a specific time slot at a local salon or health spa can now be arranged much easier. Too often, small personal care and wellness shops relegate client bookings to scribbling notes in loose leaf binders. Now Square announces an appointments manager that is integrated with its POS platform, Square Register.
Customer scheduling, payment, and inventory management are bundled with this solution. Small businesses are challenged while trying to survive the pandemic and any business tool that enhances sales and raises productivity is a welcomed relief.
The following excerpt from a Business Wire article reports more on the topic:
Square announced the availability of Square Appointments on Square Register, a point-of-sale solution specifically built for beauty and wellness sellers that now runs on Square’s first-class hardware. This offering provides integrated hardware and software so sellers can book and confirm appointments, manage inventory, accept payments, and check out customers all from Square Appointments for a front desk experience that provides simplicity and a professional look that elevates any business.
Businesses can manage their appointments and send automatic client reminders to streamline confirmations, cancellations, and last-minute rescheduling, all with accurate reporting as services and payments are automatically attributed to the appropriate staff when checking out via appointment.
“We’ve seen beauty and wellness sellers gravitate towards using Square Register since it first launched, and we’re excited to offer this integration with Square Appointments. This marks the point where all of Square’s POS offerings are now available on Square Register,” said Jesse Dorogusker, Hardware Lead at Square. “Multi-staff beauty and wellness merchants can utilize this specialized POS with powerful payments integration, while still getting the beautiful countertop solution their business deserves.”
Overview by Raymond Pucci, Director, Merchant Services at Mercator Advisory Group