Christmas is coming

It’s September already and for most people this signifies that autumn is just around the corner and that the weather is turning a little colder, but if you’re a retailer, you know this means that it’s time to prepare and plan for Christmas.

The Christmas season is the biggest shopping event of the year, and for some retailers, sales during the festive season can account for up to 30 percent of their annual revenue. Of course, all retailers will be working hard to attract customers and generate sales during the biggest holiday shopping period of the year, so you need to work extra hard to compete.

The real key to success is planning ahead and implementing steps to prepare for the upcoming seasonal rush and be ready to maximise the potential. And to help you achieve this, there are several key tasks you should complete long before the Christmas season is upon us.

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Google Android #Contactless Smartphone Payments to Launch in UK

NFC terminal & phone contactless payment

Tech giant Google has announced it is to launch its #contactless smartphone payments system in the UK.

The system, already available in the US, lets customers with compatible smartphones use their devices to pay at those retailers who have an ‘Near Field Communication’ (NFC) contactless terminal installed.

Given the huge rise in contactless payments made within retailers, this news is of huge importance to retailers.

We look at why . . . . . . . .

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Can your shop benefit from Cloud-Managed EPoS software?

Discover the benefits of Cloud-Based EPoS

Experts all agree that one of the smartest moves any retailer can make is switching from traditional manually operated sales technology to highly intuitive automated OpSuite Cloud-Managed EPoS (electronic-point-of-sale) software.

We asked a number of our clients for their views. Here are some of the benefits they said they are now receiving……..

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Choosing the Best Epos System for your Retail Business

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Choosing the Best Epos System for your Retail Business

At RMS we want to help familiarise you with the key features of an Epos system, so that if you consider buying an Epos system you have all the information you need to make an informed decision.  Should you wish to speak with one of our dedicated team then please call us on 08444 141 767 or contact us via our enquiry form. Continue reading