Tags: POS

Could your local gas station be hacked?

A week ago, Motherboard revealed how a security researcher discovered a backdoor access to fuel stations around the world. Kaspersky, who were involved in the original research, has now disclosed more details in a blog by Ido Naor. The details show just how older accepted practices among industrial systems designers are making life easy for…

Oracle Retail powers up four retailers

With the NRF Big Show in full swing, Oracle has issued several press releases around its retail portfolio. They are not the only company this week making announcements  around retail. Salesforce, JDA, Infor and others have all issued announcements to capture the headlines during this major retail show. Held just after the holiday season companies…

If you build it they will come

Tillpoint has launched its retail management solution. After three years in development business owners can download the app form the Apple store. Unlike many competitor solutions it aims to deliver a complete solution including accounting within a single application.  The architecture of the application is interesting. Tillpoint claims it is the first MBMA, Modular Business Management…

Forget the order-taker; mobile order and make your own mistakes

According to QikServe, the Kebaya Asian Brasserie at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport takes 95% of its orders via a recently introduced table system. This is an astonishing uptake which begs a number of questions. Marlijn van Straaten, Director Marketing and Communications at HMSHost International, (HMSHI), which runs the Brasserie, said: “The key is to reach travellers…

KCS acquires IQ Retail ERP business

Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire IQ Retail. Founded in 1986 and based in Stellenbosch, South Africa IQ Retail is a software development company that creates retail and ERP solutions. It is the leading POS solution in South Africa and is distributed through 160 business partners across…

Vend Springs update surprise

Vend has announced the release of its Spring update in a blog by Ashley Gilgrist, Product Marketing Specialist at Vend. The release includes several new features Vend and Square Vend already has a partnership in the US with Square payments solution. That relationship has now extended to Australia. Retailers in both countries can use Square…

Infor weans Nordstrom off Oracle for Cloud Point of Sale

Infor has announced that Nordstrom will deploy Infor Rhythm for Commerce to support the company’s point-of-sale (POS) system in the cloud. This is a major coup for the team of Corey Tollefson, general manager and senior vice president, Infor Retail. Nordstrom have previously used Oracle retail solutions almost exclusively. In Canada in September 2014 they deployed…

Will Neto be the new erp for SMB?

Neto has announced the expansion of its ecommerce software with the addition of advanced inventory for retailers. This expands the software to include real-time stock tracking, low stock alerts, and warehouse and suppler management. Neto is an all-in-one point of sale (POS), eCommerce, Inventory and fulfilment platform. It integrates with accounting software such as Xero…

Major retailer to roll out Oracle POS solution

Oracle has announced that McColl’s will replace its POS (Point of Sale) devices across its 1,375 stores. It will use Oracle MICROS Family Workstation 6 tills and Oracle software. The announcement comes 9 years after the company invested at least £8 million in its last POS project where it used MICROS tills and the TOREX…