Twenty years is an absolute lifetime in terms of today’s modern technology and in this article we look at the ‘end of life’ for this highly successful point of sale software. But as the clock ticks away, retailers must move to a new solution before the July 2021 deadline.
long ago as 2015, Microsoft announced that their retail point of sale
solution, or Microsoft Dynamics Retail Management System to give it its
correct title, would be retiring in 2016. However, whilst the product
was then no longer available to new customers, support continues for
existing customers until July 2021.
Do you know the difference between multi-channel and omni-channel retail?
retail delivers a seamless experience for the customer. This means that
every way that a customer interacts with a company; whether that’s
online, in-store, using a mobile app, via email and more besides, their
user experience is fully connected.
As a retailer, you’ll rely on different systems for different aspects of your business. From integrations with accounting and payroll to e-commerce and marketing, the efficiency of your integrations and the ability of them to report together will be a crucial contributor to your ongoing success.
In this article, we’ll be covering the main types of EPoS integrations and whether you should opt for a platform with off the shelf integrations or a platform with an API – allowing you to develop integrations yourself.
Starting a farm shop or delicatessen is a great way to cater for customers looking for fresh, high-quality food produce. However, with both freshness and quality required and discerning customers being the norm several retail challenges need to be overcome for your shop to become successful:
Opening a restaurant requires an immense amount of decision making. From menu to décor to food suppliers to waste management to hygiene and food safety processes to staffing, this is a daunting task for any entrepreneur. The friction involved in running a restaurant can be seriously reduced with the help of an excellent EPOS system. Your restaurant’s EPOS system needs to do more than take orders and print receipts. By streamlining your processes and improving your guest’s experience an excellent EPOS is at the core of a successful restaurant.
Here are 7 key considerations to make when purchasing an EPOS for your restaurant: