Perils of paper receipts: why it really is a big deal

By Emily Sorensen|2019-04-23T17:29:53+00:00February 14th, 2019|

It seems strange to question the harm in providing paper receipts since it is such a ubiquitous, seemingly harmless, part of the checkout experience. But that is exactly what many are doing now - and for good reason. Why are paper receipts falling out or favour, paving the way [...]

SumUp receipt printers – what are your options?

By Emily Sorensen|2019-05-07T09:35:24+00:00February 11th, 2019|Tags: |

You can send text and email receipts with the SumUp Air card reader, but if you need to print them, you'll need a compatible receipt printer too. SumUp Air can be used with all AirPrint (iOS) and Google Cloud Print (Android) printers and four other receipt printers. Three of [...]

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

By Emily Sorensen|2019-04-24T18:42:00+00:00February 11th, 2019|

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 [...]

What is EPOS? The basics explained

By Emily Sorensen|2019-03-26T15:08:59+00:00February 7th, 2019|Tags: |

POS, EPoS, ePOS, or is it EPOS with a capital 'e'? You've probably seen the terms thrown around as you're trying to look for the best system to take face-to-face payments at a till point. But what does EPOS stand for? EPOS stands for Electronic Point Of Sale [...]

Best five POS systems for small shops – UK shortlist

By Emily Sorensen|2019-04-05T08:08:33+00:00January 28th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

Choosing a POS system is not easy, especially when you're a small shop with limited budget for a point of sale. Many POS companies do not display pricing openly and often require the kind of commitment and investment only large companies can afford. However, several affordable, cloud-based EPOS systems [...]

Five best POS systems for restaurants – the UK shortlist

By Emily Sorensen|2019-04-05T08:09:39+00:00January 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

It is now easier than ever for restaurants and other food-and-drink establishments to get EPOS for their business. In the past, setting up any face-to-face business required extensive equipment, complicated software and long contracts, but options are generally simpler now. Practically all modern POS systems are cloud-based, meaning they [...]