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Oracle Splurges on MICROS Systems
Oracle announced its intent to acquire MICROS Systems, Inc., a provider of integrated software and hardware solutions to the hospitality and retail industries

micros pos  been a market-leading product. MICROS can certainly solidify Oracle’s POS market share and make it more competitive against NCR, Verifone, PAR, Epicor , and others. In addition, MICROS’ install base in hospitality can now enable Oracle to compete with Infor Hospitality (former SoftBrands ), Epicor iScala , and other competitors.   MICROS’ employees will form a dedicated industry business unit within Oracle. Like in other industries that it targets (e.g., energy, financial institutions, healthcare,

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Point of Sale (POS) Systems

A point of sale (POS) system helps retailers automate transactions. POS solutions are used in retail stores where sales associates must enter sales, refunds, layaways, transfers, etc. TEC's model of POS systems facilitates the selection process with research on vendors that support inventory management, register management, price management, transaction management, and other capabilities.  

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