On December 1st, Boston Business Journal (BBJ) published an article featuring MBBP client Leaf Holdings, Inc., a Cambridge start-up that is working to improve credit card terminals in retailers and restaurants (to start). Leaf’s solution to the 20 and 30 year old machines is to add a new app to modify the point-of-sale systems at retailers. Stores that want to do an even bigger upgrade have the option of leasing custom hardware from Leaf, which includes a computing tablet, as a replacement for their current POS system. The aim of this new system is to offer more options and more of a conversation around retail purchases. Customers will be given the opportunity to rate the experience on Facebook or elsewhere, and will be offered the option of a paperless receipt.
To read the full article, please visit the BBJ.