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What is a retail point of sale (POS) system? Does my business need one?

What is a retail point of sale (POS) system? Does my business need one?

Retail systems are changing how retailers run their businesses. In the following guide, we look at what a point of sale system is, key features, and the top POS systems for UK & Irish retailers.

July 28, 2021 14 min read
Best online payment systems for small UK & Irish retail businesses

Best online payment systems for small UK & Irish retail businesses

In 2020, as high as 87% of UK & Irish households made purchases online. Today, we’re taking a deep dive into online payments, payment gateways and payment service providers, as well as our top 5 recommendations for retailers.

July 22, 2021 13 min read
AirPOS vs Clover - EPOS Systems Ireland

AirPOS vs Clover - EPOS Systems Ireland

With so many EPOS Systems out there it's sometimes hard to choose the right one for your business. In the following guide, we compare 2 of Ireland's most popular EPOS systems, Clover and AirPOS.

July 14, 2021 8 min read
9 Powerful Advantages of Inventory Management Software for Retailers

9 Powerful Advantages of Inventory Management Software for Retailers

The most successful retail businesses globally share one key similarity; a vice-like grip on their inventory management.

June 09, 2021 13 min read
How To Successfully Launch A New Product On Shopify

How To Successfully Launch A New Product On Shopify

Launching a new store doesn't mean you'll be an instant online success. It takes careful planning and know-how to successfully launch new products online. In the following guide we take a look at how you do just that.

June 02, 2021 8 min read
Is WooCommerce Good For Retail Ecommerce? 11 Advantages (5 disadvantages)

Is WooCommerce Good For Retail Ecommerce? 11 Advantages (5 disadvantages)

Helped in no small part by the global pandemic, online shopping has risen significantly in popularity, and one platform, in particular, has revelled in its status as the most used ecommerce platform, WooCommerce.

May 26, 2021 11 min read
Best Accounting Software for Small Retailers UK & Ireland (2021)

Best Accounting Software for Small Retailers UK & Ireland (2021)

Accounting can be a real nightmare for small businesses. With new rules around making tax digital, it's more important than ever that retailers use accounting software to help manage their business.

May 19, 2021 10 min read
The Best EPOS System For Golf Pro Shops 2021 (UK Edition)

The Best EPOS System For Golf Pro Shops 2021 (UK Edition)

What golf EPOS system is right for your business? We've reviewed the top 4 golf EPOS systems in the UK so you don't have to.

May 13, 2021 11 min read
9 Business Improvements That Maximise Your Retail Store Profit Margins

9 Business Improvements That Maximise Your Retail Store Profit Margins

By making a few simple in-store improvements, it’s completely possible for retailers to boost sales, rebuild loyalty amongst target audiences, recover rapidly, and ultimately maximise revenue.

May 05, 2021 8 min read
What Is Omnichannel Sales? Why Retailers Must Embrace Change

What Is Omnichannel Sales? Why Retailers Must Embrace Change

As technology advances and customer expectations evolve, omnichannel sales are here to stay. What was considered fantasy in 2001 is a minimum requirement in 2021. Here’s why.

April 27, 2021 12 min read
The ultimate guide to EPOS systems for Irish retailers [2021]

The ultimate guide to EPOS systems for Irish retailers [2021]

With more options becoming readily available, how can Irish retailers know which EPOS solution is the best fit for their business? Having over a decade of experience in the Irish market we have put together the ultimate guide to Irish EPOS systems.

April 15, 2021 16 min read
The 6 Best Premium Ecommerce Shopify Themes for Retailers [2021]

The 6 Best Premium Ecommerce Shopify Themes for Retailers [2021]

With hundreds of Shopify themes available and all tailored to specific industries, how do you ensure you are choosing the right one for your business? We have spoken with Shopify experts at Chorus Commerce to compile a list of the top 6 Shopify themes for retailers.

April 08, 2021 12 min read
SEO for Shopify - 10 SEO Tips to rank higher with Google - A Retailers Guide

SEO for Shopify - 10 SEO Tips to rank higher with Google - A Retailers Guide

Meta titles, Keywords and Googlebots. If a small retailer starting into Ecommerce it can be difficult to understand how to optimise your page for google and best SEO practices. Check our quick and simple guide to get an overview of what is SEO and how you can optimise your Shopify site.

March 25, 2021 14 min read
How Micro Beers Integrated Shopify Ecommerce & AirPOS to Improve Sales During COVID

How Micro Beers Integrated Shopify Ecommerce & AirPOS to Improve Sales During COVID

We caught up with AirPOS customer Sean Looney to discuss how he used AirPOS to take his successful bottle business online and scale up his e-commerce with Shopify.

March 19, 2021 6 min read
Why Making Tax Digital is Essential for Retail Businesses in 2021

Why Making Tax Digital is Essential for Retail Businesses in 2021

The HMRC has decided to push forward with their MTD scheme in order to modernise Tax submission. Discover why it's essential that you digitise your Tax and how you can do so simply.

March 11, 2021 10 min read

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