Square has updated its iOS app with few new features for both merchants and customers. Version 2.2 introduces the ability for merchants to reward their regular customers with discounts. Simply define what makes for a “regular customer” (i.e. how many visits per month) and assign an automatic discount to their tab when they check out.
The other new thing is support for physical receipts. Square can connect to receipt printers, allowing merchants to give their customers a physical evidence of their purchase, if they fancy so. In addition, there’s the option to wirelessly open the cash register, which can be handy for cafés where a person might pay by card but want quarters in exchange for a dollar bill to get a paper.
Finally, the application now features the new “tips” field on the checkout screen.
Square has recently surpassed $2 billion in payments per year and we’re pretty confident that’s just a start (with more to come)…