EPoS (Electronic Point of Sale) Technology News

EPOS or Electronic Point of Sale software is found in the majority of retail businesses. An EPOS system generally consists of a VDU (Visual Display Unit) and a PC and the system may also include additional equipment such as a scanner or a printer, depending on the requirements of the business. A traditional EPoS system is where the software is deployed locally on the till hardware and is generally found at the 'checkout' of a business, but can be linked to other terminals in the 'back' of the business and can even be linked to the business' website. 

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Halfords receives Retail Technology Award for Best Consumer Experience with Diebold Nixdorf as IT Partner

Halfords receives Retail Technology Award for Best Consumer Experience with Diebold Nixdorf as IT Partner

The EHI Retail Institute awarded Halfords Group with a 'retail technology awards europe' (reta) this year, as a direct result of the project with Diebold Nixdorf.

Explore DataVan's latest revolutionary retail solutions at EuroCIS 2018

Explore DataVan's latest revolutionary retail solutions at EuroCIS 2018

Self-checkout, universal tablet docking, and lightweight POS terminals

DataVan, one of the world's leading retail and hospitality touch-point technology providers, has joined EuroCIS 2018 in Düsseldorf to showcase its new range of self-service kiosk terminals, multi-purpose touchscreen terminals, and a universal tablet docking station.

Ecrebo appoints Kelvin Clibbon as new CTO

Ecrebo appoints Kelvin Clibbon as new CTO

Ecrebo has appointed Kelvin Clibbon as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Clibbon is an experienced technical executive who brings more than 20 years of experience delivering innovative products that have enjoyed significant market success.

Elo helps Hardy Amies deliver a tailor-made digital experience

Elo helps Hardy Amies deliver a tailor-made digital experience

Founded in 1946, Savile Row menswear store Hardy Amies has its heritage ingrained in the British fashion history. Its founder and namesake, Sir Edwin Hardy Amies actually started out as an official dressmaker for Queen Elizabeth II, before progressing to menswear, creating several outfits for her royal tour of Canada back when she was a princess.

Retail software vendor itim appoints new UK MD

Retail software vendor itim appoints new UK MD

UK retail software vendor, itim, which supplies point-of-sale, merchandising and supply chain solutions to retailers including The Entertainer, Debenhams and Sainsbury, has appointed a new UK managing director to assist with the continuing growth of the company.

Panasonic to provide Pyramid Computer interactive kiosks to strengthen its omni-channel retail solutions

Panasonic to provide Pyramid Computer interactive kiosks to strengthen its omni-channel retail solutions

Panasonic will offer Pyramid Computer GmbH's polytouch 32 passport interactive touch screen kiosks as part of its range of solutions to address the challenge of the new omni-channel retail era.

Fashion Master to unveil large-scale rebrand to FM Retail

Fashion Master to unveil large-scale rebrand to FM Retail

EPOS and integrated IT provider, Fashion Master, is launching its transformation from Fashion Master to FM Retail at London's fashion trade event, Pure London, on the 11th – 13th February.

One-size-fits-all: How an ergonomic solution will transform retail

One-size-fits-all: How an ergonomic solution will transform retail

A revolutionary idea evolved into a partnership to create a universal mounting solution, co-designed by Ingenico and Ergonomics Solutions, which makes swapping and upgrading technology a breeze.

SIX equips TITLIS cableways with Alipay acceptance

SIX equips TITLIS cableways with Alipay acceptance

TITLIS cableways, in collaboration with SIX Payment Services, has been able to offer a special service to their many Chinese guests that travel up TITLIS every year: henceforth they can pay with Alipay at the cash registers and businesses of the TITLIS cableways company.

Blackwell's boosts book sales with itim's mobile technology

Blackwell's boosts book sales with itim's mobile technology

Blackwell’s, the UK academic and specialist book retailer, has introduced a raft of new technologies - including tablet computers and mobile POS devices - to help improve customer service and reduce queuing times in stores and to improve customer experience and operations in over four hundred off-site book-selling events a year.

By linking the EPOS system to the business' website, customers are provided with real-time information regarding stock, through the use of automatic stock control. Links to other terminals within the shop results in greater control over the business as a whole. Extended retail EPoS software facilities include instant messaging direct to point of sale, time and attendance management, a central document sharing facility, and cash/safe management. .Cloud based EPOS means retailers access it via the internet giving retailers real time access.

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