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Cigar Shop POS System: Stand Out in the Tobacco Industry

Thinking of opening a cigar shop? Now is the right time.

People are buying cigars and other tobacco products at an increasing rate, so now is the time to strike. You probably already have the vision. Cool cases, individually wrapped cigars, maybe even a cafè of sorts.

But have you thought about your point of sale (POS) system? It’s not the coolest thing to think about, but it could help make you profitable and make running your business easier.

Whether you’ve inherited a POS system or you’re thinking of investing in a new one, this article will help you make an informed decision.


Cigar Shop POS Software: Level Up Your Store

Huntington Humidor, a cigar shop in Huntington Village, New York, is making its mark in the tobacco industry. With name brands, public and private lounges, and special events, they get it. Cigar smoking is more than a pastime, it’s a way of life.

President and Co-Owner James Thompson heard of POS Nation from a competitor who “sang of its praises”. 

After doing his own research, he realized that our point of sale solution was exactly what he’d been looking for.




What Features Does a Cigar Shop POS System Need?

Carton-Pack Inventory Tracking

Automatically records the status of cartons, packs, and boxes when individual units are sold.

Age Verification

Verify the age of your customers quickly and avoid any cashier errors, protecting your customers and business.

Mix and Match Pricing

Track discounts, produce scan data reports, and use mix and match pricing to bundle deals and receive rebates for your business.

Reduce Shrinkage

Out-of-the-box loss prevention features so your profits stay in your pocket.

Build Kits

Build custom components into a kit to give new customers the options they need.


The Challenges of an Outdated POS System

Huntington Humidor inherited its point of sale system, which was noticeably outdated. 

They needed something that was easy to learn and use, yet powerful enough to support their needs and grow with the business. 

Traditional POS systems aren’t meant for scaling up — not without a significant price tag, at least.

James was also looking for retail point of sale software that came fully equipped with back office capabilities, making the management of business data easy.


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Finding the Best Retail Point of Sale Solution

Huntington Humidor implemented POS Nation — and James knew he had upgraded to a point of sale solution built for long-term growth.

He can now dive into not just daily sales, but which cigars are trending down to the time of day. This information allows him to promote additional sales, reduce the time needed to close a sale, and help multiple customers at once.

James is also thrilled to have a 24/7 in-house tech support team ready to assist whenever he needs it. 

Are you in the market for a point of sale solution for your small business? Get in touch with our industry experts at 1-877-727-3548 or sales@posnation.com. You can also request a free POS quote or schedule a software demo.



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