Groupon Launches Gnome, iPad Based POS System Rivalling Square Stand

On 19th May 2014, Groupon announced the introduction of Gnome, a new tablet based platform that will provide sophisticated tools to local merchants to run their businesses in a more effective manner, as well as better understand their customers.

This however, is not Groupon's first foray into the POS space. In May 2013, the company had released Groupon POS aimed at local merchants, an iPad based version of its mobile payments service. Around the same time, its wider payments service was rebranded as 'Breadcrumb', with the addition of a merchant app called Breadcrumb POS.

Groupon says that the new tablet will ena ...

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