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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Radius Payment Solutions acquires Reliance IP Networks

Radius Payment Solutions acquires Reliance IP Networks

Radius Payment Solutions has announced the acquisition of Macclesfield based business telecoms provider, Reliance Networks, marking its seventh deal in seven weeks.Established in 2009, Reliance Networks are a service focused company specialising in the design, installation and support of leading-edge communications solutions.

Discover remains the most widely accepted card scheme worldwide

Discover remains the most widely accepted card scheme worldwide

The influence of China on global card acceptance is shown by the fact that Discover is accepted at more outlets than Visa and Mastercard as a result of agreements with UnionPay and other schemes

Independent designer fashion retailer Zee & Co grows business with Eurostop retail systems

Independent designer fashion retailer Zee & Co grows business with Eurostop retail systems

Successful family-owned business renowned for bringing designer fashion to the high street streamlines fulfilment in newly expanded warehouse operations with Eurostop solution

New line of premium mounts simplifies assembly process with quick slide-and-click connections

New line of premium mounts simplifies assembly process with quick slide-and-click connections

StarTech.com has announced the introduction of a new family of premium monitor mounts that provide space-saving, display mounting solutions. These new monitor mounts incorporate an innovative quick slide-and-click feature that saves time in the assembly process. Ideal for customer-facing environments where appearance matters, these mounts offer superior construction and a premium finish without the premium price tag.

The Importance of Networking in Retail

The Importance of Networking in Retail

By Patrick Vernon, freelance writer.

It’s fair to say businesses thrive and grow through the cooperation of others, so networking is a key activity in building and maintaining constructive working relationships.

Fashion chains invest in new POS software to modernise the customer experience

Fashion chains invest in new POS software to modernise the customer experience

Global POS Software 2019, the latest study by strategic research and consulting firm RBR, shows that there were more than 300,000 new POS software deployments in the year to June 2019. Most were store-driven, with new points of sale created either in existing or additional stores, but around a third was a result of retailers installing a different supplier’s software.

Retail Pro ranked top retail POS in market share, global reach, innovation and growth

Retail Pro ranked top retail POS in market share, global reach, innovation and growth

Retail Pro International’s cross-platform, cross-channel POS and retail management software Retail Pro ranked in IHL’s latest Retail Executive Advisory Program Research Study as number 1 retail mid-market POS in market share, global reach, innovation and growth.

Divido announces global partnership with Splitit for point-of-sale finance

Divido announces global partnership with Splitit for point-of-sale finance

Divido, the white label platform for point-of-purchase finance which is licensed by retailers and lenders, has announced a new partnership with Splitit Payments Ltd. (ASX:SPT), the global monthly instalment payments solution business. The partnership will see Divido offer Split’s monthly instalment payment solution to its customers.

SUZOHAPP appoints Simon James as New Executive Vice President of Retail & Transportation, EMEA

SUZOHAPP appoints Simon James as New Executive Vice President of Retail & Transportation, EMEA

SUZOHAPP is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon James as its new Executive Vice President of Retail & Transportation.Simon joined SUZOHAPP as Managing Director (MD) of the United Kingdom & Ireland, on September 1, 2018 and has made a very positive impact on our business there in a year's time.

E-commerce driving retailer investment in Point of Sale solutions, according to VDC Research

E-commerce driving retailer investment in Point of Sale solutions, according to VDC Research

The growth of e-commerce is transforming the retail landscape, magnifying the importance of the customer experience in order to build consumer loyalty.

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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