About Emily Sorensen

Emily is the UK Editor of Mobile Transaction. With a degree in psychology, background in tech startups and experience in retail, she understands the challenges of small businesses from both sides of the counter.

Should you go for digital receipts or stick to (toxic) paper?

Digital receipts are gaining traction among UK retailers, so should you provide them too in your business? For face-to-face customers, there’s certainly upsides to text and email receipts compared to paper receipts, but also problems. To start with the basics, Trading Standards confirmed to us that:  It is not [...]

By Emily Sorensen|2019-09-24T13:19:07+01:00February 11th, 2019|

What is EPOS? The basics explained

What's the definition of EPOS? Is it software, hardware or both? How does it work? So many questions, but we answer them all in plain language.

By Emily Sorensen|2021-04-20T15:31:32+01:00February 7th, 2019|Tags: |

iZettle Reader 2 – what’s new?

A green button instead of blue - that seems to be the only visible change with the iZettle Reader 2, which has just been launched in the UK. iZettle has been unusually quiet about the update, and a lot of the company material even mixes images of the 1st [...]

By Emily Sorensen|2021-06-08T08:31:01+01:00November 29th, 2018|Tags: |

Is iPad the best solution for cloud-based POS systems?

In simple terms, a point of sale (POS) system can be defined as "a computerised network in which checkout terminals are connected and operated by a main computer". With cloud-based POS software, the main computer can be an iPad connected to the internet. See also: What is a cloud-based POS [...]

By Emily Sorensen|2019-02-07T13:13:26+00:00July 11th, 2018|Tags: |