Halloween retailing set to grow again in 2015

We wrote recently that the upcoming Black Friday is going to be the biggest single spending day for retail in the UK. Us Brits are also splashing the cash on this year’s Halloween, with Tesco predicting that £400m will be spent on Halloween retailing – on related goods and food – across the country.  That figure is […]

How can clienteling help your business?

In today’s retail environment, every customer wants to feel valued and important. If your business can achieve this you will be adding value to the customer’s shopping experience, making them more likely to return to spend with you again. In a time where loyalty to brands is swiftly becoming a thing of the past, taking […]

Are you planning for Christmas yet?

If it’s the busiest trading period of the year just how far in advance should you plan for it? For the vast majority of retailers Christmas is their busiest trading period, dictating what they can spend in the coming calendar year. If you’re still planning for Christmas, here are some tips to help you   […]

Our guide to choosing your first EPoS system

Your first EPoS system - Retail IT

Choosing your first EPoS system can be daunting for a small retailers. Reconciling what you want ideally and what you can afford is harder and you may have had no experience of buying anything like this before. Having spoken to retailers who wish they had asked certain questions during the process of selecting their first […]