What is a cloud-based POS system?

By Emily Sorensen|2018-09-03T16:09:07+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Tags: , |

Until a few years ago, most face-to-face businesses would store all their point of sale (POS) data locally, including prices of items and records of transactions. This data would usually be held on an on-site PC or server, or perhaps a server on a private company network in the [...]

How does a POS system work? The basics explained

By Emily Sorensen|2018-08-27T17:55:12+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Tags: |

Any business selling in person will have a ‘point of sale’, commonly abbreviated ‘POS’. In essence: POS is the setup you have in place for processing face-to-face payments from customers. POS is not a standalone machine or process - it’s a constellation of things that together enable [...]

Lightspeed Restaurant POS review: dynamic system for seasoned businesses

By Emily Sorensen|2018-11-14T10:10:40+00:00June 4th, 2018|

Our rating Restaurant-specific iPad POS that is highly customisable. Advanced interface with tons of features for food and drink businesses. Lightspeed Restaurant is advanced, but they offer comprehensive customer support and the integration possibilities are many. Best for restaurants that need a specialised setup or want [...]

The top five iPad POS systems for the UK

By Ben Taylor|2018-10-02T18:03:57+00:00March 7th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

The iPad has proven itself a perfect platform for web-based point of sale (POS) systems. It's sleek and reliable and offers great battery life. Web-based POS systems enable simple and economical shop and payment handling for businesses of all sizes, with minimal need for any upfront investment. No doubt [...]