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Company launches Android appfollowing popularity of iOS app among SMB customer base

NEWYORK – November 29, 2016 – ShopKeep, the cloud-based technology solution that transformsan iPad into a connected cash register and is used by more than 23,000 smallbusinesses, today announced the launch of its Pocket App for Android. Pocket isa smartphone app enabling independent business owners the ability to monitorperformance of their business in real-time, without being tethered to anyphysical store location. Now on both mobile iOS and Androidsystems, the Pocket App is available exclusively to ShopKeep’s customer base,which commands more than $3.5 billion dollars in annual transactions.

“Through our cloud-based system, merchants have always been ableto conveniently keep an eye on key business functions and see real-time salesdata from any location with an internet connection. Pocket extends thatconvenience for our customers, allowing them to access real time performancedata right from their smartphones,” said Michael DeSimone, Chief ExecutiveOfficer, ShopKeep. “We are pleased to now extend this aspect of the userexperience through Android, in addition to iOS, as ShopKeep continues to expandour product capabilities and provide independent business owners with an increasinglyintuitive, easy-to-use POS solution that transforms how they run theirbusinesses.”

Usingthe Pocket App, merchants with Android smartphones can check businessperformance data in real time, at any time – all without having to log into thefull back-office system. The mobility and convenience afforded by the appallows merchants to remain in sync with how their operations are doing fromanywhere in the world, which is especially critical for busy merchants whocan’t always be physically onsite as they work to grow their enterprise.

“Running an independentbusiness, you can often find yourself needing to be in multiple places at once,which is why I find the remote visibility Pocket allows extremely valuable,”said David Crane, Owner ofWilliamsburg, Mo.-based Crane’s Country Store. “For me, the app is notonly an extension of the value ShopKeep provides, but also indicative of howthe company approaches innovation – always keeping the needs of small businessowners like myself in mind.”

About ShopKeep

Everything ShopKeep does supports growing and independentbusinesses. Built by and for small business owners, ShopKeep provides anintuitive, secure, iPad point-of-sale system with POS software that empowersmerchants to run smarter businesses by optimizing staffing, regulatinginventory and accessing sales reports and customer information on one seamless,cloud-based platform. With more than 23,000 customers, ShopKeep’s award-winningcustomer care team is available to help 24/7 and provide a robust supportnetwork for growing business owners. Ranked one of the fastest growing NorthAmerican tech companies by Deloitte and a member of Apple’s Mobile PartnershipProgram, ShopKeep is headquartered in New York, with offices in Portland,Chicago, and Belfast. Follow @ShopKeep on Twitter, join the discussion on the ShopKeep blog or visit www.shopkeep.com to learn more aboutShopKeep’s POS system.

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