Square Stand Now Available Online and in Apple Retail and Best Buy Stores
With New Hardware, Square Makes It Easy for Merchants to Turn an iPad
Into a Complete Point of Sale
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/09/13 -- Square, the
company making commerce easy for everyone, today announced the public
availability of Square Stand, Square's beautiful hardware that helps
brick and mortar businesses turn an iPad into a complete point of
sale. Square Stand -- and third party accessories, like a cash
drawer, receipt printer, and barcode scanner -- is now available
online via squareup.com/stand, with purchases shipping this week to
customers who placed pre-orders. Starting today, customers will also
now be able to purchase Square Stand in Apple retail stores and Best
Buy stores across the U.S.
Neighborhood retail locations are an important resource for small
business owners looking for new opportunities and technologies that
can help them grow. Customers can purchase Square Stand in both Apple
retail stores and Best Buy stores. In Best Buy, customers can also
experience Square Stand with interactive product demos that will roll
out to over 1,000 locations in the coming months.
With local businesses increasingly tearing out their old point of
sale systems to run Square Register, the free point of sale
application, Square Stand gives merchants a beautiful, secure, and
reliable way to manage and grow their business, all for $299.
Fourteen local merchants -- in over 35 locations across the US --
have been using Square Stand to run their business since May. Watch
how merchants have used Square Stand in this video.
"Square Stand is a powerful way to run my entire business, and it
looks great on my countertop," said Matt Schodorf, owner of
Schodorf's Luncheonette in Highland Park, California. "Customers love
it and it keeps my line moving."
Local retail businesses across the country recently participated in
Square's #WeStandFor contest, which asked entrants to share via
Twitter and Vine what their businesses stand for. Square will award
five businesses a free Square Stand in an announcement later this
For more information on Square Stand, please visit
About Square, Inc.
Square is making commerce easy for everyone.
Starting with a free credit card reader for the iPhone, iPad, and
Android devices, Square Reader allows anyone to accept credit cards
anywhere, anytime, for a low transaction rate of 2.75 percent per
swipe, with no hidden fees. Square Register serves as a full point of
sale system for businesses to accept payments, manage items, and
share menu and location information. Square Wallet, available in the
U.S., is the most seamless way to pay, enabling individuals to pay at
their favorite local businesses, discover new ones nearby, explore
menu listings, and store receipts. Founded in 2009, and headquartered
in San Francisco, Square is currently available in the U.S., Canada,
and Japan. More information is available at squareup.com.
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