Innovative Point of Sale System Provider Harbortouch Wins Bronze Stevie® Award in 2012 American Business Awards(SM)

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Harbortouch, a leading national supplier of point of sale (POS) systems, today announced it was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Best New Product or Service – Business-to-Business Products category in The 2012 American Business Awards.

"Winning a prestigious Stevie Award further validates the benefits of our unique business model that features free POS systems for merchants," said Harbortouch CEO Jared Isaacman. "Our sophisticated POS system manages multiple operations for the business including the acceptance of various payment methods, placement of orders, inventory tracking and employee management. Our robust reporting allows owners to review several financial metrics including sales history so they can get a high-level view of their business and also reduce their accounting and bookkeeping expenses."

The American Business Awards are considered one of the country's premier business awards programs. All individuals and organizations nationwide are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The 2012 ABAs received hundreds of entries.

"Entries to the ABAs grew substantially this year," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. "Despite slow economic conditions, the quality of nominations was outstanding, demonstrating that there are many companies that are innovating and growing regardless."

Harbortouch supplies a full-featured POS system to restaurants and retail businesses with no up-front costs. In addition to the hardware and software, each order includes custom programming, professional installation and onsite training. Complete customer service and technical support are available 24/7 by phone and email, and live chat is accessible directly through the POS system. The Harbortouch POS Elite hardware is backed by a lifetime repair/replacement warranty for as long as the merchant maintains a merchant account. An approved merchant account and monthly service agreement are required to participate in the free POS program.

For more information about the Harbortouch free POS system, visit

Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The International Business Awards, The American Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at

About Harbortouch
Harbortouch is a leading national supplier of point of sale (POS) systems, serving tens of 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 costs. Custom programming, professional installation and onsite 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 or call 800-201-0461.

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