point of sale

Definitions

Banking

  • noun a place where a product is sold, e.g. a shop.

Computing

  • noun
    (written as point-of-sale)
    a place in a shop where goods are paid for.

Electronics

  • A location at which purchases are made.
  • An electronic system incorporating equipment such as bar code, RFID, and/or magnetic stripe readers, and terminals, for pricing and recording transactions, updating inventories, obtaining purchase authorizations, and the like. Also called point-of-sale system.
  • A specific location which is a part of a point of sale (2). For instance, a department store may have several dozen such stations. Also called electronic point-of-sale.

Food

  • noun
    (written as point-of-sale)
    a shop or other place where a food product is sold.

Information & Library Science

  • noun the place where things sold in a shop are paid for.

Marketing

  • noun the place where a product is bought by the customer

Travel

  • abbreviationp.o.s.
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