Cash registers have their origin in 1879, invented by Mr James Ritty, which although it was far from being an inventor, I take a need and a good idea thereby one of the most commonly used artifacts currently by all kinds of businesses. Curiously, the cash registers were invented by the need to ensure better accounting and business break-ins. The first of all cash registers, was very rudimentary, because at that time the technology did not allow the elaboration and the development that today allows, by then, his performance was completely mechanical, it consisted of different cards made of a rigid material that were punched for each sale that was conducted. Drilling was relatively simple, therefore is to from a remote control. Cash registers, are named after their double role: grouping and protect the money. Keep a record of sales and transactions carried out within a specified period. While the cash registers were invented by James Ritty in 1879, was only up to After 1884, with the sale of the patent to the Lord Patterson that begins to be truly marketed. This probably occurred because james Ritty had skills for business since his Office was simply to be a bartender, while Patterson believe a brand called National than at present is not NCR, and through sales achievement strategies make cash registers to become a necessary tool for any business in the United States.
Cash registers today are produced and marketed by different companies and brands, likewise its model, mechanics and operation has had a resounding variation but its purpose and reason remains the same. Today, they are much better used electric cash registers, they have the following characteristics: protect the money that it is entered through a little more mechanisms than the ancient, for example with keys, or with a short key which prevents that the box is opened by any person. They recorded the sales of products and services, by means of a receipt printed on paper, additionally played a copy of the receipt to which it is to be delivered to the customer, des this way facilitates a ledger for the company and the customer, since both can save the constancy of the transaction. Automatically write the date and time on which the transaction was carried out. Some possess the quality of store latest transactions in order to reprint if necessary. Cash registers most common brands include: national or NRC Samsung Olivetty Fujitsu Crams Royal Casio boxes modern cash registers. While cash registers most currently used have characteristics as those mentioned above, there is a new cash register mode, this is, which is linked to a computer. This type of cash register has the same characteristics mentioned above however allow you to carry a record more advanced sales, because the computer handled jointly with accounting programs, allowing among other things more sophisticated operations.