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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Ergonomic Solutions brings modularity and flexibility to the heart of tablet-based retail and hospitality applications

Ergonomic Solutions brings modularity and flexibility to the heart of tablet-based retail and hospitality applications

The Ergonomic Solutions Group, creator of SpacePole mounting & mobility solutions, has released two new TabPOS tablet solutions designed for TabletPOS and a wide range of applications in both the retail and hospitality industries.

Benetton Group rolls out Cegid‘s unified commerce and POS platform to 1,000+ stores worldwide

Benetton Group rolls out Cegid‘s unified commerce and POS platform to 1,000+ stores worldwide

Retail software vendor, Cegid, has announced that the Italian fashion retailer, Benetton Group, will roll out Cegid’s cloud-based unified commerce and POS platform across its global store estate following a successful deployment in 29 stores in Italy.

Extenda Retail partners with SuiteUP to deliver POS and Retail Cloud platform to the Spanish market

Extenda Retail partners with SuiteUP to deliver POS and Retail Cloud platform to the Spanish market

ExtendaGO, a business unit that is part of the global retail software company Extenda Retail, will provide its cloud-based software POS and Retail Cloud solutions to the retail and hospitality sector via the Spanish software consultancy business SuiteUP, which is a leading NetSuite implementation partner in Spain.

OmniPOS 5.19, part of GK Software's CLOUD4RETAIL platform, helps to accelerate retail innovation

OmniPOS 5.19, part of GK Software's CLOUD4RETAIL platform, helps to accelerate retail innovation

GK Software has released CLOUD4RETAIL 5.19 OmniPOS 5.19, claimed to be the only POS solution that provides an enterprise-class, unified platform for every retail format: grocery, convenience, fuel, QSRs and full-service restaurants, fashion and other retail segments. 

COVID-19 hits global EPOS market with investment diverted to self-service

COVID-19 hits global EPOS market with investment diverted to self-service

Global EPOS shipments fell to 1.7 million, the lowest level since 2010, according to new research. However advanced point-of-sale technology continues to play a key role in retailers’ operations and a gradual recovery is expected.

Quality audio solutions become a critical success factor for hybrid working and set a new standard of professionalism

Quality audio solutions become a critical success factor for hybrid working and set a new standard of professionalism

61% of end users say the right technology solutions empower professionalism.

Worldline and Toshiba expand partnership to deliver sophisticated shopping experience

Worldline and Toshiba expand partnership to deliver sophisticated shopping experience

Worldline, the European payments and transactional services solutions provider, has strengthened its relationship with long-term partner Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, provider of retail store technology.

Desigual teams up with MishiPay to test the mobile self-checkout shopping experience in physical stores

Desigual teams up with MishiPay to test the mobile self-checkout shopping experience in physical stores

Desigual, the fashion retailer, is deploying MishiPay in stores in Barcelona and Madrid. MishiPay is a mobile self- technology for shopping in physical shops and transferring the immediacy of the online experience to the real world. The technology enables shoppers to scan the barcode of products and pay via their mobile phone, eliminating the need to visit a checkout.

Could self-checkouts become the norm across all retail sectors?

Could self-checkouts become the norm across all retail sectors?

By Ed Smith, freelance journalist

Self-checkouts have proven to be an increasingly popular option for shoppers to take control of their own scanning of items. It can feel a little quicker and allows you to scan then pack your goods at your own pace rather than trying to keep up with a cashier.

Tech Items to Implement into Your Business

Tech Items to Implement into Your Business

By James Daniels, freelance writer

The world of business is rapid and can often be stressful. No matter what industry you are in, you’re going to face a number of difficulties when being a business owner. How an owner adjusts and reacts to these problems is what separates successful business people from the less fortunate.

EPOS or Electronic Point of Sale

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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