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Technology

Exploring alternatives

EPOS firm suggests looking beyond bill payments for footfall BILL payments may not be the footfall driver some retailers believe it is, an EPOS firm has …

Seeking food waste help through tech

ONE in five shoppers would like technology to help them tackle food waste, according to new research from training and research charity IGD. When asked which …

A ‘game-changer’ for forecourts

FUEL price management software company PriceAdvantage, a division of Skyline Products, has announced a strategic alliance with TLM Technologies to drive sales …

Systematic approach

Choosing the right EPOS system for your business can be a daunting task. In this feature, two leading providers of EPOS systems offer their input on how to …

ATM: an untapped business ally?

An ATM in a retail space holds appeal for both businesses and consumers, but remains an opportunity many retailers are yet to explore. Below, ATM provider …

Defending your store from cyber-attacks

Stephen Franklyn, director of Lithium Systems and an outsourcing IT support and technology specialist, offers advice to retailers on how to protect their …

Without warning

In the first of two articles examining the subject of cyber crime, Scottish Grocer examines the case of N&S Motors Ltd Jet Garage in Lenzie, illustrating …

A window into stunning sales

Firm says its new media screens offer brands 15% average sales uplift CONVENIENCE store retailers  across the country are reaching shoppers in a whole new way …

Making people Appy

Mobile phone apps are opening up new ways for retailers to engage with their customers IT’S been the best part of a decade since the first smartphone apps …

Proving c-stores really can deliver

Fife retailer Zahid Ullah is aiming to get small c-stores offering online shopping and delivery with new technology. A Kelty retailer has launched a new …

Linking up for an ideal combination

Paul Cornwell, refrigeration solutions specialist at Daikin UK considers energy integration In Scotland there are more than 5,500 convenience stores providing …

Shopping in rhythm

A good shopping experience is about more than range, reckons Andy Hill, CEO at Virtual Jukebox.  As c-store retailers seek to provide their customers with a …

The power to react

With the right EPOS system, retailers can react quickly to information  from customers and give an improved level of service. But not all systems are created …

Smart app adds touch of loyalty

ZAPPER, the consumer marketing and insight platform, has launched its new in-app loyalty card, that gives consumers the opportunity to automatically earn …

Birth of a brand

James Butcher of S4RB considers the tools required for a c-store retailer to make their own private-brand products successful. Brands are important business …

Missing link

Reposs has launched a new product which aims to completely change the way retailers take payments. PSConnect is designed to create a seamless link between a …