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Shopify is always working on ways to help merchants streamline the shopping experience for their customers. One of their solutions is to help you integrate Shopify in your retail store and that’s not just the Shopify POS system.

Now Shopify have launched a whole new line of retail tools that help you integrate Shopify in your retail store. The three new hardware solutions now available to merchants are:

  • The Shopify Tap & Chip Reader
  • Shopify Dock for Tap & Chip Card Reader
  • The Shopify Retail Stand.

How to Use Shopify in Your Retail Store

If you’re just starting out, you have several options if you want to set up Shopify in your retail store. The simplest one being the Shopify POS. This is an app that you can install on your mobile device or tablet and provide your customers with the ultimate sales floor payment solution.

The Shopify POS syncs with your store, inventory, and orders too. The three new hardware options then let you improve your retail payment processing even more on top of this system.

The New Ways to Use Shopify in Your Retail Store

The Shopify Tap & Chip Reader is the payment solution no matter what type of payment your customers need. The Reader accepts Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, Google Pay, and Apple Pay. On top of that, it accepts both chip and contactless payments options.  

The Reader can be connected wirelessly via Bluetooth to your phone or tablet, and can be up and running in minutes.

Its interface is intuitive, so customers will immediately know what to do. They can tap their preferred payment method and make their payment quickly and securely. It supports payment-enabled phones, debit and credit cards bringing innovation and streamlined payment experience to your retail store.

Shopify Tap & Chip Reader Accessories

For a true retail experience, you will want to buy the Dock and Stand too.

The Tap & Chip Reader Dock is a great solution if you want to integrate Shopify in your retail store and keep your Reader on the counter, always at the right height and angle for the customers to authorise payments. The Dock is designed to hold the Reader and charge it, so the Reader will always be ready to use. If you prefer to give your customers a personalised experience, simply undock your reader and take it to them in store.  

There’s also a great solution that lets you provide customers with a traditional countertop checkout experience while still having Shopify in your retail store.

The new Shopify Retail Stand is designed to work with an iPad. You can set it up next to the Reader Dock on your countertop and have your Shopify POS tablet attached to it. The Stand can be tilted towards your customers to give them the needed privacy to finish their purchase. The best thing about it is that it charges your Shopify POS tablet when attached.

Having Shopify in your retail store has become even better thanks to hardware solutions that integrate directly with your Shopify POS. Plus, for ease, it can all be bought together as a kit.  

Joe Dempsey

Joe Dempsey

Joe Dempsey is a Shopify Expert. With over 8 years of experience in eCommerce & Shopify he leads one of the most experienced Shopify Expert teams in the world. Founder of Liquify, he tends to work with large brands and Shopify Plus merchants who want to scale aggressively. He is a well known Shopify SEO expert & one of the most experienced Shopify developers in the world.