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 increases its Northern and Eastern European footprint through new distribution agreement with Ingram Micro

Ergonomic Solutions increases its Northern and Eastern European footprint through new distribution agreement with Ingram Micro

Ergonomic Solutions, the designer and supplier of technology mounting & mobility solutions at the Point of Sale, Point of Payment and Point of Service, has entered into a distribution agreement with Ingram Micro, to act as a distribution partner for Benelux, Nordics and Eastern Europe, including the Balkans and the Baltic states.

Fastbitcoins.com launches to allow everyday punters to buy Bitcoin with ease in physical outlets - or even the back of a cab

Fastbitcoins.com launches to allow everyday punters to buy Bitcoin with ease in physical outlets - or even the back of a cab

Today, Fastbitcoins.com, a service that allows everyday people to easily and safely buy bitcoins in physical retail outlets using cash, announces its public launch.

Tiso outdoor pursuits retailer chooses Eurostop connected retail systems to support business growth

Tiso outdoor pursuits retailer chooses Eurostop connected retail systems to support business growth

Eurostop has announced that Tiso, Scotland's leading outdoor clothing & equipment retailer, has selected Eurostop connected stock management and EPOS systems for over 13 stores.

Expanding grocery retailers drive global POS software market

Expanding grocery retailers drive global POS software market

Global POS Software 2018, the new study by strategic research and consulting firm RBR, shows 3.4 million installations at major grocery, convenience and drugstore retailers as of June 2018. This makes the combined Grocery+ segment larger than General Merchandise and Hospitality+.

Selectronic offers the colour screens to promote your sales at the point of purchase decision

Selectronic offers the colour screens to promote your sales at the point of purchase decision

A new digital shelf edge display has been launched by Selectronic. Called ‘Edge’, the product is claimed to be ideally suited for retail POS applications. It allows retailers to make dynamic changes to product shelves and key merchandising areas in a matter of seconds.

The Electronic Data Supporting Retail Businesses

The Electronic Data Supporting Retail Businesses

by Patrick Vernon, freelance writer.

In the era of Big Data, and the need for organizations to make best use of the mountains of raw information being generated constantly through interactions with potential and actual customers, retail businesses are in a position to use this data to run a more efficient business and serve their customers better than ever.

Nisyst introduces two new modules to award-winning CHARiot EPoS system

Nisyst introduces two new modules to award-winning CHARiot EPoS system

Nisyst, the Bolton-based multi-award-winning developer of charity retail ePoS software (electronic point of sale) CHARiot, has launched a series of new software modules designed to help charity retailers extend and grow their marketplace easily and while also making their internal processes easier and more resource efficient.

New research: Payment fragmentation is the “new normal” across all markets

New research: Payment fragmentation is the “new normal” across all markets

Research published by RS2 examines the payment landscape across a number of global markets, and finds that proliferating payment channels and the expectations of consumers and merchants has made payment service processing increasingly complex.

TechHouse chooses new EPoS solution from Futura for improved stock control

TechHouse chooses new EPoS solution from Futura for improved stock control

A ‘Mobile Choice Consumer Awards winner’ for Best Repair Service, retail brand TechHouse, which currently operates online and through four stores in greater London, has upgraded to Futura’s real-time EPoS and HO retail management system.

Understaffing and outdated tech become barriers for UK retail workers

Understaffing and outdated tech become barriers for UK retail workers

Over half (53%) of UK retail staff feel unable to provide good levels of customer service as a result of understaffing, a survey by retail IT consultancy and technology firm REPL Group has revealed.

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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