Sharp cash registers are made by the Sharp Electronics Corporation, which a subsidiary of the Sharp Corporation. The Sharp Corporation is a international company based out of Osaka, Japan, and was founded in 1912. The company first started selling cash registers in 1964. Worldwide, the company has over 50,000 employees.
Sharp Electronics Corporation sells a variety of different cash registers that contain many different functions, including product scanners, preprogrammed departments, and easy price look-ups for thousands of programmed products, as of 2015. Other than cash registers, it also sells televisions, mobile phones, notebook computers, solar panels and microwave ovens. Sharp is consistently adding new products to its lines. The company started by selling belt buckles and mechanical pencils.