Retail EPOS Systems
Electronic Point of sale (EPOS) systems for retail stores have developed significantly in recent years, and are now sophisticated enough to do more than simply process customer payments. Understanding the new technological features involved in retail POS can help businesses find the best point of sale system for to suit its needs which will, in turn, help increase profit margins, efficiency and accuracy with stock control.
At Merchant Advice Service, we specialise in finding EPOS systems to suit a variety of retail business needs. We work closely with business owners and managers to to find the right solution based on your immediate and long-term business plan to ensure you have the best deal possible. Whether you are searching for a more complex retail POS system for a big business or want to know best POS system for a small retail business our experts are at hand to give expert advice so you can make the right decision.
The Merchant Advice Service team has experience in EPOS implementation across the following retail businesses:
Choosing the correct point of sale for your retail business
To help you understand the options available a little more, here’s our guide to point of sale systems and how they best suit businesses.
IPAD AND ANDROID BASES SYSTEMS
Cloud based POS systems for retail is best suited to pop-up shops or start-ups. It often runs using very similar software to the larger, more complex hardware available but the benefit of this solution is that the system is portable, enabling orders to be taken remotely and away from the cash register. This type of EPOS system is usually compatible with cash draws, barcode readers and printers too, making integration simple and effective.
The ‘check-out’ points in shops have improved in recent years and now retail EPOS systems are more sophisticated than ever. This means customers can expect a more efficient service whilst businesses can digitalise its operations with the likes of email receipts. Retail point of sale systems allow prompts to upsell products as well as staff performance reporting and target setting to motivate employees. Stock control and orders are streamlined using an EPOS system and cashing up also becomes easier for till systems and general processing.
INDUSTRY SPECIFIC SOLUTIONS
Running a booking system alongside an EPOS system can sometimes complicate processes. Merchant Advice Service has software available for businesses that provide a combined package, helping to streamline operations by integrating with apps and websites. There’s also cloud based and mobile options available to streamline further.
CUSTOM MADE EPOS
The growth in EPOS technology has meant customised packages are more competitive and readily available to retailers. If you have specific business requirements that are more complicated than usual you’ll be sure to find a suitable bespoke option – you just need to know where to look. At Merchant Advice Service our programmers and developers can create custom designs for businesses based on specific needs to ensure your EPOS system works perfectly for the demands of your business.
Merchant Advice Service specialise in the following areas:
If you need help with sourcing an EPOS system get in touch and speak to our expert advisors today.
retail computer systems
POS systems for retail
retail management software
small business retail POS systems
portable retail POS
touch screen tills
MERCHANT ACCOUNTS FOR RETAIL BUSINESSES
Processing fees on merchant accounts can be small but this depends entirely on your businesses unique circumstances, as well as things like contract length. Average credit card processing fees for shops and other retail outlets can vary considerably depending on the size of your average transaction. At Merchant Advice Service we can advise you on suitable options based on your individual needs to make sure you get the best deal possible.