ALLENTOWN, Pa., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Merchants looking to upgrade their business now have a chance to get $10,000 to help them make improvements plus a new state-of-the-art touch screen point of sale (POS) system.
Leading national point-of-sale (POS) systems and merchant services provider Harbortouch today launched its Business Upgrade contest that will award one lucky winner with the $10,000 cash prize as well as a complete Harbortouch POS Elite system, with all fees waived for the first year.
To enter, merchants simply create a YouTube video explaining why their business needs an upgrade. Harbortouch will review submissions and choose a winner based on a number of factors. Merchants are encouraged to share the video via their own social networks as well.
"At Harbortouch, we serve small and mid-sized businesses all over the country. We know how hard it is to succeed in this economy and we hope that this contest will make a difference for one lucky merchant," said Harbortouch CEO Jared Isaacman. "We're looking forward to reviewing the submissions and selecting the winner. Make sure to be creative - the funnier, wittier and more entertaining, the better!"
The contest runs from May 22nd to August 15th and all entries must be submitted at www.harbortouch.com/contest. Any business with a physical location may enter, including restaurants, retailers and service providers. The winner will be announced in early August and will receive $10,000 plus the required number of POS systems with all accessories, installation, setup and training with no service/support fees for the first year. The winner must enroll in a Harbortouch merchant services account and will be responsible for all credit card processing fees during the free period.
The Elite system is part of Harbortouch's exclusive free POS program that helps hospitality and retail merchants manage their entire business with a single, reliable, easy-to-use, efficient and highly affordable solution. The Harbortouch Elite comes complete with a sleek touch-screen interface; integrated cash/check/credit/debit payment processing; extensive inventory, employee and menu management features; and comprehensive reporting.
The Harbortouch POS Elite system is available with a wide range of software modules to meet the specific needs of retail, hospitality, convenience and liquor stores and quick-service/food delivery restaurants. Additional features for restaurants include a free, integrated Reservations system and the Lighthouse, a cloud-based POS management and reporting dashboard for secure, remote back-end access 24/7 from anywhere with an Internet connection.
To enter the Business Upgrade contest or to view the full contest terms and conditions, visit www.harbortouch.com/contest.
Harbortouch is a leading national supplier of point of sale (POS) systems, serving thousands of businesses across the nation. The company offers an unparalleled "free" program that supplies a full-featured POS system to restaurants and retail businesses with no up-front cost. Custom programming, professional installation and on-site training are included with every order and award winning customer service and technical support are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In addition to offering state-of-the-art POS systems, Harbortouch also delivers a full range of merchant services such as credit/debit and gift card processing. For additional information, visit www.harbortouch.com or call 800-201-0461.