Preparing for a successful Christmas – 5 things you should do right now
12/02/2021  

Preparing for a successful Christmas – 5 things you should do right now   Preparing for a successful Christmas – 5 things you should do right now. December is finally with us, the busiest month of the year for most retailers. No doubt you have already been planning for some time and will already be […]

Countdown to Christmas – important dates for retailers
11/25/2021  

Countdown to Christmas – important dates for retailers     Countdown to Christmas – important dates for retailers. It’s now less than a month to go until the main event in a retailer’s calendar – Christmas day.   The early birds may have been shopping since spring, but most of us will do the majority […]

Integrated services for your Retail Solutions EPOS system
11/18/2021  

Integrated services for your Retail Solutions EPOS system   Integrated services for your Retail Solutions EPOS system. Here at Retail Solutions, we know that our busy retailers require a lot from their point of sale systems.   To stay on top, retailers are now expected to provide more and more in the way of additional […]

Solutions for your business – EPOS Software as a Service
11/11/2021  

Solutions for your business – EPOS Software as a Service (SaaS)   Introduction to SaaS   Solutions for your business – EPOS software as a service (SaaS) is a relatively recent concept, where software providers offer their services over the internet via a broadband connection.   A couple of Software as a Service examples that […]

Starting out with HACCP: Food safety for your business
11/04/2021  

Starting out with HACCP: Food safety for business   Starting out with HACCP: Food safety for your business. When it comes to getting started in business, the food and beverage sector remains a popular choice.   It’s a broad industry with loads of sub-sectors and almost endless scope for growth; what might begin locally with […]

Budget 2022 guide – key areas for retailers and SME’s
10/28/2021  

Budget 2022 guide – key areas for retailers and SME’s   Budget 2022 guide – key areas for retailers and SME’s. The much-discussed Budget for 2022 has been announced, and it has generally been viewed as a favourable budget for businesses and workers, as many continue to struggle with the ongoing impact of a global […]

The perfect partner to your Retail Solutions system is ready and waiting
10/18/2021  

  The perfect partner to your Retail Solutions System is ready and waiting       The perfect partner to your Retail Solutions system is ready and waiting. These days, it seems like everything is connected. Watches can talk to phones, car keys can communicate with locks, and this connectivity makes our lives simpler. But […]

5 tips to increase your Halloween pharmacy sales
10/14/2021  

5 tips to increase your Halloween pharmacy sales   5 tips to increase your Halloween pharmacy sales. When it comes to benefitting from seasonal Halloween sales, pharmacies might not be the most obvious sector.   Despite this not being a gift-giving kind of holiday, almost every business can take advantage of all kinds of consumer […]

6 financial tips to boost your business
10/06/2021  

6 financial tips to boost your business   A financial plan acts as a guide for you to manage your business. Essentially, it helps you be in control of income, expenses and investments such that you can manage your company’s money and achieve your goals. So here is a list of 6 financial tips to […]

Omni-channel sales – Everything you want to know about Web Shop
09/23/2021  

Omni-channel sales – Everything you want to know about Web Shop   Omni-channel sales – everything you want to know about web shop. Online selling platforms have seen substantial growth during the pandemic. With businesses looking to find a way to maximise trading under restricted conditions, whatever their line of business, many businesses have already […]

Your Guide to Head Office Functionality
09/16/2021  

Your Guide to Head Office Functionality   Your guide to Head Office Functionality. What is RS Head Office, and what kind of business would find this technology useful?   Here at Retail Solutions, we are pleased to be able to offer tailored EPOS solutions to meet the needs of any sized business, from a small single till […]

What is an EPOS system?
09/09/2021  

What is an EPOS system?   What is an EPOS system? You might not be familiar with the term, but you’ve more than likely seen an EPOS system while you’ve been out and about. In fact, most retailers now use them for managing and controlling their business activities.   An EPOS (electronic point of sale) […]

How to choose the best EPOS equipment for your store
09/02/2021  

How to choose the best EPOS equipment for your store   How to choose the best EPOS equipment for your store. When it comes to choosing the right hardware for your business it can be a minefield. There are a lot of options out there, how can you be sure what hardware your business needs? […]

Take control of your cash cycle with Premium Cash Solutions
08/26/2021  

Take control of your cash cycle with Premium Cash Solutions   Take control of your cash cycle with Premium Cash Solutions (PCS) integration with Retail Solutions bringing unique market-leading USP’s to the forefront of the cash cycle   Premium Cash Solutions (PCS) in partnership with Gunnebo, the number one security hardware and software solutions supplier […]

iQoo Digital HACCP Management Case Study
08/19/2021  

iQoo Digital HACCP Management Case Study – Spar Sirio Newhall   iQoo Digital HACCP Management – A case study on Spar Sirio Newhall.   Store Details:   Operating under the Spar Brand this exceptionally busy Top Oil Sirio site in Newhall, Co. Kildare places a huge focus on fresh food and deli, is trading 24 […]

The secret to success for your coffee shop
08/12/2021  

The secret to success for your coffee shop   Coffee is a passion, but passion is not enough for a business to succeed, so here is the secret to success for your coffee shop.   It takes research, understanding the market, financial control and several other steps for passion to become a successful business.   […]

8 top Key Performance Indicators for forecourt performance
08/05/2021  

8 top Key Performance Indicators for forecourt performance     8 top Key Performance Indicators for forecourt performance. Forecourts are busy places with an ongoing customer footfall and a fast flow of transactions.   Often, the forecourt business owner will have several other facilities to maintain alongside fuel services, such as a convenience store, deli, […]

How retailers are coping with the ease of restrictions
07/29/2021  

How retailers are coping with the ease of restrictions   How retailers are coping with the ease of restrictions – now that society is beginning its gradual return to normality, more businesses are now able to open, and with fewer restrictions – but what impact is this having on retail businesses?   At the time […]

Gander & RSL Integration
07/26/2021  

Gander & RSL Integration   Gander & RSL Integration Gander is a world-first mobile app, developed to help food stores clear significantly more of its reduced to clear, often yellow labelled food items.   The APP   The mobile app first launched in Northern Ireland in 2019 and within 4 months, 40,000 people had downloaded […]

5 Key Elements to Providing Great Customer Service
07/14/2021  

5 Key Elements to Providing Great Customer Service   5 key elements to providing great customer service. Every business knows by now the importance of great customer care. It is much cheaper and easier for any business to retain their existing customer base than to advertise and spend valuable time seeking to create new business. […]

Head Office Functionality – How Can It Help My Growing Business?
07/06/2021  

Head Office Functionality – How Can It Help My Growing Business?   Head Office functionality – how can it help my growing business? Here at Retail Solutions, we are pleased to be able to offer tailored EPOS solutions to meet the needs of any sized business, from a small single till site with limited space, […]

Process Automation: 5 Top Benefits for your Pharmacy
06/29/2021  

Process Automation: 5 Top Benefits for your Pharmacy   Process Automation: 5 Top Benefits for your Pharmacy. The current market scenario is one of intense economic competition, leading companies from the most diverse segments to face considerable challenges to maintain their position.   In the pharmacy sector, it is possible to achieve success only through […]

Strategic planning for small businesses in 8 steps
06/23/2021  

Strategic planning for small businesses in 8 steps   Strategic planning for small businesses in 8 steps   Managing an SME is a big challenge, especially when you think about making processes more efficient.   In Ireland, SMEs are a vital pillar of the Irish economy. According to the Enterprise Office – SME and Entrepreneurship […]

Cash Recycling Automated by EPOS
06/17/2021  

Cash Recycling Automated by EPOS   The concept of automated cash payments is something we are all familiar with having seen the technology for years at self-serve checkouts. However, the concept of automating cash payments at a manned till is still relatively new to the UK market. The technology has been widely adopted across the […]

Post COVID19 Recovery for the Forecourt Industry
06/15/2021  

Post COVID19 Recovery for the Forecourt Industry   Current Challenges Within the Forecourt Industry Post COVID19 recovery for the forecourt industry – the future is bright. In the ever-evolving environment of the forecourt sector, the past 18 months have seen some even more challenging times for fuel service providers.   Lockdowns, working from home, and […]

Supermarkets on Father’s Day: 4 Tips to Increase your Sales
06/10/2021  

Supermarkets on Father’s Day: 4 Tips to Increase your Sales   Father’s Day is coming! As this is a date of the marked increase in consumption, retailers are preparing to attract customers to their stores. How supermarkets plan for occasions like this, however, is very different from the rest of retail.   Knowing this, we […]

iQoo HACCP – A simple solution to a complex problem
06/01/2021  

iQOO HACCP – A Simple Solution To a Complex Problem   HACCP compliance can be tough!   HACCP record-keeping   Let’s face it, HACCP is a nightmare! What was once a few sheets of paper records that you filled out at the end of every day (or in some cases every few weeks!) has now […]

Retail Technology – The Future of Convenience Stores
05/25/2021  

  Retail Technology – The Future of Convenience Stores   Retail Technology – The future of convenience stores is based on proximity, agility, and convenience. We are facing an era of conflicting desires, with customers demanding new models of service from retailers. Consumers have become accustomed to the vast amount of choice available online yet […]

Electronic Shelf Edge Label & Epos Head Office
05/20/2021  

Electronic Shelf Edge Label & Epos Head Office   The Ultimate EPOS Synergy between Electronic Shelf Edge Label & Epos Head Office Both Electronic Point of Sale (EPOS) & Electronic Shelf Edge Label (ESEL) technologies have been available to retailers for quite some time. It is true to say that EPOS has been adopted by the […]

Investing in your Service Station’s Epos System
05/10/2021  

Investing in your Service Station’s Epos System – What are the Benefits? Investing in your Service Station’s Epos System – What are the Benefits?   Managing a service station is very different from any other retail business, as a modern service station has additional processes that require considerable time and attention. Service stations have unique […]