What Is Point Of Sale Marketing?

The term "point of sale" can also apply to the interactions between customers and products that take place near the point of sale, which is the location where the product is actually sold.

Retailers can utilize POS displays to promote special offers.

The positioning of POS displays at the checkout counter almost guarantees that customers will see your products. Because of this, they are great for things that were not on a buyer's shopping list, but were discovered and spurred an impulse purchase.

Getting the attention of people who are already in the store and who are prepared to purchase your products is the goal of this strategy. If retailers prepare ahead, they can utilize this strategy to alter a customer's purchasing decision at the last minute.

  • The Reasons Why Point of Sale Marketing Is Effective:
    What is it about this method that makes it so effective for generating additional sales? This way, you can keep your consumers engaged as they wait for their turn to buy the thing they want. You can expect them to add it to their shopping cart.

    For starters, you already have a captive audience that has taken the decision to purchase something, which increases the likelihood that they will be open to purchasing an additional item — as long as it is relatively inexpensive. Add-ons can serve as reminders, and entice them to purchase further products, thus increasing sales.

  • A Point of Sale Display's Benefits and Disadvantages
    Putting a few impulse buys near the checkout may look easy, but putting together an effective point of sale display takes time, work, and attention to detail. In order to persuade your intended audience to make a greater purchase, you should follow the advice provided below.

  • Understand Your Product
    Make it the focal point of your store. Is it possible to stack? Is it better to hang it or put it on a shelf? Examine your offerings carefully and don't be afraid to try new things.

  • Positioning
    The location of the display is vital since the products will be closely examined and chosen. So you need to be able to swiftly refill and clean up. A huge design will be a hassle for both the people waiting in line and the people stocking it.

  • Design
    Customers generally have to wait for their turn. Your POS display needs to be appealing to customers and increase sales. Use bold, appropriate pictures that can be noticed from afar. These graphics will entice your customers to buy.

  • POS Display Types That Work the Best for Customers
    POS displays are a cost-effective approach to market to customers who are already in your store. The following suggestions are both cost-effective and adaptable, so you can use them anyway you see fit.

  • Floor Displays
    Freestanding display units are ideal for highlighting products. Adding a new makeup line? Selling a local author's cookbook? Whatever the purpose for highlighting a product, this is an excellent place to do so.

  • Sales Floor Samples
    By allowing people to test before they purchase, you may influence their purchasing decisions and improve sales. Whole Foods does an excellent job at this by allowing vendors to set up booths and give out samples. While you must be careful not to overcrowd the space, allowing clients to sample most consumables can be highly successful. Ask your suppliers to send complimentary sample-sized items to your store to help boost sales.

In conclusion:
Your marketing efforts should not end when a customer walks into your store. In fact, your POS displays are a last-minute marketing opportunity to boost sales. By taking advantage of all of these opportunities, you can optimize your entire retail space and increase sales while also providing shoppers with additional value, information, and deals they might not have known about otherwise. This contributes to brand loyalty while also increasing your bottom line.

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In 2010, we started getting enquiries on restaurant marketing and we start to help food and beverage brands with their marketing. Below are campaigns and events that we have done over the years: 

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Check out this restaurant marketing guide to learn more about the many campaigns and companies we have worked with. 

Since then, we have also created many marketing workshops and classes for the F&B industry. Many of these modules are still running in tertiary institutions such as Temasek Polytechnic Skillsfuture Academy and also ITE College East COC classes, below are some snippets of our lectures and workshops: 

OCM’s F&B workshops: Food and Beverage Marketing Lectures | Workshops - click to watch classes on customer journey map, JTBD and more. 

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