Are you considering buying an EPoS Now system and need a little advice?
EPoS Now is the current market leading EPoS system provider based here in the UK. The system is an all-rounder suitable for almost any small to medium sized retail or hospitality business.
Pros of EPoS Now:
Cons of EPoS Now:
EPoS Now TrustPilot score is currently 4.5 from over 12K reviews. (10.01.23)
The EPoS Now story began in 2011, founded by Jacyn Heavens. As a bar owner back then, Jacyn was looking for an EPoS system and found the marketplace expensive and ridiculously complicated.
So, as any entrepreneur worth their weight, Jacyn got researching and developing his own solution.
12 years on and 30,000 licenses sold across the world and all via the power of the cloud, EPoS Now are the outright #1 and champs of EPoS for retail, hospitality and general small business use.
EPoS Now is pitched as the complete EPoS system, in other words it is a one size fits all approach.
Whereas some EPoS vendors specialise in one particular feature or function, EPoS Now claims to do it all.
Here’s a quick overview of the main EPoS Now system highlights:
EPoS Now is fully cloud based and so the flexibility and scalability of the system is very advantageous. Your never restricted and can freely adopt the most efficient business model for your customers – knowing EPoS Now will adapt.
Off the shelf, EPoS Now comes with the classic generic EPoS starter set-up:
But beyond this, depending on the the needs of your business, there are other customisable extras that can be added on:
This variety of hardware peripherals enables you to build your own set-up to suit your business. Keeping your point of sale as agile as possible for delivering the optimal retail experience for your customers.
If your small business is in retail or hospitality, EPoS Now is capable of being a capable point of sale solution.
EPoS Now has the relevant pre-built module to get you off to a flying start.
Related: Find out how front of office staff use EPoS for maximum profit…
EPoS Now comes fully loaded with all the software functions, checks and balances you would expect from a leading system:
Plus, much more at your fingertips.
A strong combination of front office and back office functionality to enable your team to run swift and easy transactional and reporting duties.
Each of these functions is fully supported with user-friendly video walkthrough gently guiding users along the learning journey.
EPoS Now currently integrates with top payment solution brands, including:
Depending on your preferred option, it would be worth examining the technical support docs for exactly how robust the integration is.
EPoS Now comes with in-house produced add-ons which extend it’s functionality, as well as 3rd party integrations adding greater dimension.
Essentially, there are tons of ways can make EPoS Now do so much more than the standard EPoS functions.
It just depends on what would add value to your own workflow.
Here are some examples of apps that the EPoS Now software can be integrated with:
Ecommerce integrations include:
Have multiple locations to manage? Try this add-on:
Need accounting integration? EPoS Now talks to the following software:
For mobile ordering, takeaway and delivery – you can integrate EPoS Now to:
EPoS Now is touted as affordable, but as a caveat, we have to add that EPoS Now is a credit purchase.
They tie you into a contract of minimum duration 24 months.
They do sweeten the deal by offering the system at £0 upfront for the generic set-up.
Plus, they charge £19/month for a hand-held system and £399 upfront for an Apple or Android system.
Monthly cost depends on a combination of your business’s credit worthiness and trading track record.
The less risk involved for EPoS Now, the smaller their monthly fee offer.
About the Editorial Staff
Our Editorial Staff is a dedicated team of business technology experts led by Tayo Abayo. Our journey serving small business owners with tech advanced tips and advice began as consultants in 2010. This site, a fruit of our careers, is fast becoming one of the best free IT resource sites in the city.