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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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.

itim hires Mike Smee to support growth in its order management solutions

itim hires Mike Smee to support growth in its order management solutions

UK retail software vendor, itim, which supplies point-of-sale, order management, merchandising and supply chain solutions to retailers including The Entertainer, Debenhams and Sainsburys, has appointed Mike Smee as new Client Director to assist with the continuing growth of the company’s market-leading order management solutions.

FutureProof Retail announces a new partnership with IT Retail

FutureProof Retail announces a new partnership with IT Retail

FutureProof Retail (FPR), provider of the latest line-free mobile checkout technology, offers merchants a more powerful, efficient and modern alternative to self-checkouts.

More space in chilled shelves with POS TUNING

More space in chilled shelves with POS TUNING

Products that cannot be shown at the point of sale cannot be bought. Too little space in the chilled shelves also means less turnover for retailers. The solution is apparently quite simple: one more chilled shelf per shelf axis.

3 ways to build better customer profiles using Retail Pro POS

3 ways to build better customer profiles using Retail Pro POS

By Kevin Connor, Retail Pro International.

The elusive omnichannel shopper: he or she leaves tracks everywhere but is yet to be understood.

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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