ABOUT US

At apg® we believe that brick-and-mortar retail connects people to their community, to each other, and drives business success. For more than 40 years, we have been supplying your communities and their retail and hospitality businesses with cash drawers through various partner channels.

Today we are a leading global manufacturer of best-in-class cash management solutions and PoS peripherals, our products improve the daily lives of retail and hospitality providers in over 90 countries. Our solutions help retailers simplify their day-to-day operations, overcome challenges, ensure a strong future, and help them remain connected to the community by enhancing the customer experience. 

At apg® when we say “trust” we mean at every point, from the initial engagement through the delivery and use of the product. Through growth and innovation, it is our goal to strengthen the vitality of every retail and hospitality provider worldwide. Simply put, we’re easy to do business with, all the while you can trust us to deliver best-in-class PoS solutions to fit your retail environment. It’s the foundation for all we do. We’ve earned our reputation as a market leader in product excellence by developing new and exciting solutions to meet the needs of an ever-changing world of retail. We harness our unique expertise to strengthen retailers’ success and earn the loyalty of value channel partners through reliable, secure, and innovative PoS solutions

We strive to be the preferred partner of choice for retailers and hospitality providers around the world. For more information visit apg® at www.apgsolutions.com or call 763-571-5000.

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APG WHITE PAPERS

  • Choosing The Right Fit For Your Business: Anatomy Of A Cash Drawer
    1/18/2022

    The cash drawer has been a key component of the retail business for as long as people have exchanged money for goods. If you accept currency, you need the best cash drawer, but choosing the right drawer and till solution requires planning, consideration, and a little research.

  • Reimagining The Store Of The Future: Retail Adjustments For A Post-pandemic World
    7/16/2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic created significant challenges for retail, and one that is likely to have long-term effects is to persuade consumers to return to stores. Concerns over the potential for infection have left many consumers feeling uncomfortable in stores. Retailers must take meaningful steps to earn the trust of patrons whose values and behavior have changed.

  • Prioritizing Total Cost Of Ownership In Retail Technology Purchases
    7/16/2021

    Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the retail industry was transforming itself to adopt new technologies and accommodate evolving consumer preferences. Now, as retailers look beyond the pandemic, they need to invest in new technologies and services to stay competitive in the digital future. For point of sale (POS) solution providers, this opens profit-generating opportunities to sell technology solutions and deliver long-term services.

  • Reimagining The Store Of The Future: Retail Adjustments For A Post-Pandemic World
    10/22/2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic created significant challenges for retail, and one that is likely to have long-term effects is to persuade consumers to return to stores. Concerns over the potential for infection have left many consumers feeling uncomfortable in stores. Retailers must take meaningful steps to earn the trust of patrons whose values and behavior have changed.

  • Cash Transactions In The Mobile World
    2/19/2020

    For two decades, the PC has reigned supreme over all POS solutions, operating as point of sale terminals that sit on counters and control various peripherals. However, the need for PC-centric solutions is waning as a more flexible POS model emerges Leveraging cloud and mobile technologies, this model supports thin client and IP-enabled components such as cash drawers and printers.

  • Protect Yourself: 8 Security Best Practices For Retailers
    10/21/2019

    The retail industry is a favorite target of cyber attackers. Hackers know a successful attack on a retailer can give them access to the data of thousands or even millions of payment cardholders. Cyber criminals can sell that data for a tidy profit to other criminals on the dark web who use it for fraud, identity theft, and phishing attacks. Cyber crime is big business; it’s projected to cause damages of $6 trillion by 2021 on organizations of all types and sizes.

APG CASE STUDIES

  • SMARTtill Solves Disappearing Cash Problem at Gainfort Stores
    10/4/2021

    Gainfort Ltd. operates two convenience stores in Huntingdon, U.K., about 70 miles north of London. At the end of employee shifts, owner Sunil Lahal noticed a disturbing trend during cash counts: The totals were off.

  • A Supermarket's Recipe For Reducing Labor And Cash Loss
    7/16/2021

    Most merchants still welcome cash gladly, however, managing it and the associated cost, is another matter especially for big supermarkets. It’s a big challenge. Handling bills and coins often leads to mistakes at the checkout and the backroom. Cash counts are time consuming, especially when there are discrepancies and multiple lanes, taking staff and managers away from other tasks.

  • Automated Cash Management Technology Becomes A Time Saver For Pennsylvania Hardware Store
    12/4/2020

    Sometimes seeing is believing. Just ask the owners of Quincy Hardware in Waynesboro, PA, who were so impressed with a demonstration of APG Cash Drawer’s SMARTtill ® Intelligent Cash Drawer Solution that they simply had to have it. Never mind that the store had just deployed two brand-new cash drawers a year earlier.

  • APG Sneeze Guards Strike A Chord For Music Stores, Keeping Employees And Patrons Safe
    9/17/2020

    A music store is more than a place of commerce. It’s a community haven for musicians who gather to discuss their favorite gear, try out instruments, and trade techniques. And it’s a place of dreams, where aspiring young musicians picture themselves playing the world’s stages.

CONTACT INFORMATION

apg®

5250 Industrial Boulevard

Minneapolis, MN 55421

UNITED STATES

Phone: (763) 571-5000

Fax: (763) 571-5771

Contact: Robert Banker

APG ARTICLES

  • Cash During A Recession

    Are We in a Recession? If So, Having Cash Helps.

  • Everything You Need To Know About Integration Systems

    apg is a global manufacturer of cash management solutions and PoS peripherals whose products are utilized by retail and hospitality providers in over 90 countries. As such, apg is an expert source to define and explain the importance of integration systems – offerings designed to offer retailers the ability to maximize space at the point of sale for seamless transactions. Read on to learn how a better understanding of integration systems can help you win and keep retail clients.

  • Messy Retail Counters Chase Away Customers
    6/20/2022

    Counter space is some of the most valuable real estates inside a retail store. An organized, neat counter with accessible Point-of-Purchase items projects care and intention to customers and may even convert them into lifetime shoppers.

  • Retailers Are Prioritizing Innovation In IT Spending
    4/29/2022

    Retailers are increasing their IT budgets and allotting a bigger portion of those budgets to innovation. They are investing in cloud-based and automation solutions to replace aging technology to meet customer demand for omnichannel experiences and cope with a severe labor shortage.

  • Three Post-Pandemic Imperatives For Retailers
    3/22/2022

    After two long years, it appears the pandemic may be coming to an end. As retailers devise post-pandemic strategies, they must consider changes in customer behavior. The pandemic accelerated digital transformation in retail and helped reshape customer expectations. There is no going back.

  • Technologies To Support The Cannabis Dispensaries Of The Future
    2/1/2022

    The cannabis market is expanding rapidly and is creating substantial opportunities to sell cannabis cash management, cash drawers, and cannabis dispensary POS solutions.

  • How To Retain Retail And Hospitality Employees In A Post-Pandemic World
    12/14/2021

    These are trying times for restaurants and retailers. You’re dealing with supply chain issues and a labor shortage. Frustration is running high among customers, who too often are lashing out at retail and restaurant workers.

  • Ten Retail Trends To Watch In 2022
    11/17/2021

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 proved to be another atypical year for retailers. As we look into the coming year, don’t expect things to go back to normal just yet. 2022 will bring its own set of opportunities and challenges that will keep retailers on their toes as they try to balance customer demand against supply chain issues.

  • Cash Advocates Fight For American Freedoms Of Payment Choice In Washington
    10/25/2021

    While the cashless movement gained momentum during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, advocates of the right to use cash are taking their fight to Congress. In July, Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr., D-NJ, introduced a bill to prohibit businesses from rejecting cash payments for in-store transactions.

  • Integrating Cash With Digital Channels
    8/6/2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic raised safety concerns over cash handling, but those fears dissipated as the pandemic dragged on. By October 2020, cash had rebounded and reasserted itself as “the top way to make a purchase throughout 2020,” according to a report by Javelin Strategy & Research for ATM operator Cardtronics.