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Read about the latest goings-on at Open Retail Solutions.

Natasha’s Law
The food and information amendment (Natasha’s Law) will come into effect in October 2021. It will require businesses to provide a full list of ingredients and allergen labelling on prepacked food for direct sale. This new law is being introduced to protect allergy suffers. You may have read about PPDS
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Will new shopping habits continue?
Will new shopping habits continue? The Farm Retail Association (FRA) has released a press statement discussing the future of Farm Shop trading after the recent surge due to the Corona Virus pandemic. With retailers investing money is new systems and retraining staff, I’m sure they would love it to continue,
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Conronavirus Cleaning
How to keep your EPoS equipment clean during Coronavirus
How to keep your EPoS equipment clean – Manufacturer advice for cleaning your POS equipment during during Coronavirus. Wiping with 75% alcohol on the aluminium chassis, plastics covers and display is effective to clean these surfaces with no problems to the POS materials. We recommend you use the following method:
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Coronavirus Hand Washing
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
We would like to reassure our customers that we plan to operate as close to business as usual as possible during this time of crisis with the Coronavirus. We will be following the ongoing advice from the Government as closely as we can and systems are already in place to
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FRA/FARMA Awards 2020
FRA/FARMA Award for Associate Member of the Year 2020!
OPEN RETAIL SOLUTIONS WINS NATIONAL FARM RETAIL AWARD Open Retail Solutions has won Associate Member of the Year in a national award ceremony which celebrates the cream of the crop in the farm retail industry. Open Retail Solutions was announced as one of the winners across seven categories in the
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We have been shortlisted for a Farm Retail Association Award
The Farm Retail Association Awards are held annually and we are on the shortlist for the Trade Supplier Of The Year Award 2020. The awards take place as part of the annual Farm Retail Association / FRA conference, and this year are being held at The Nottingham Belfry, Mellors Way,
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Verifone P400
Open Retail Solutions are now authorised to sell the new Verifone P400 chip and pin card terminal. Linked with our Till system, this gives you the latest in card processing technology. New for this unit is dual connectivity. The Verifone P400 can be connected by Ethernet or Wi-Fi. Or crucially
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Farm Shop & Deli 2020
We are happy to announce we will be exhibiting at Farm Shop & Deli 2020 happening on 30th March to 1st April 2020 at the NEC Birmingham. As regular attendees, we can say this is one of the best shows of the year, and our customers give us the same
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Bizerba XC 800
Bizerba EPoS Weigh Scale Integration
We can supply and integrate to three different Bizerba weigh scales. We have integrated the product lines to our system so that if a price change or product description is changed this is sent directly to the scales without need to do any updating on the scale. The simplest and
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EPoS Labelling
Lots of products now come pre-barcoded helping retailers immensely. But for a variety of reasons there are still plenty of products which don’t. This is where a good labelling solution comes into play to keep your EPoS system accurate. Using our solution there is no need for any laborious typing
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Installation Process
Whether you are new to EPoS or switching from another provider, we do everything we can to make the installation journey as seamless as possible for your staff and business. Installation Phase 1 Once you have decided to work with Open Retail Solutions, the journey begins with installation of the back
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EPoS Integrated Card Payments
The Multi Retail EPoS solution can be used with standalone PDQ machines for taking card payments, but for faster more accurate card payments we strongly recommend an integrated Credit Card solution. Traditionally tills or cash registers would generate a total sales figure which would be keyed in to a PDQ
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iPad Table Service Order Takers
Table Service in a cafe or restaurant via an iPad or other tablet device is just one of many extensions the Multi Retail EPoS solution has to offer. Depending on your serving technique this may not be for you, as for example if your cafe or restaurant is pure counter
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EPoS Kitchen Printers
The Multi Retail EPoS solution can link to up to 5 different EPoS Kitchen Printers. These may be located in different preparation areas in the kitchen or used on a bar or front of house counter. The printers can be setup on your network and printed to by till positions
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EPoS Mobile Printing with a Zebra QLn220
The QLn220 is a semi rugged mobile direct thermal printer designed to allow you to print product labels on the shop floor without needing to queue labels and return to the office to print. The QLn220 works seamlessly with the Zebra Workabout Pro to print product labels and price reduction
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EPoS Till PX-515 All-In-One
Introducing the new EPoS Till PX-515 All-In-One unit. This is now the preferred unit supplied by Open Retail Solutions to Garden Centres, Farm Shops and Delicatessens. The design of the unit allows it to be used on its stand or it can be pole mounted to allow for more counter
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rugged tablet
EPoS Rugged Robust Stock Control Tablets…
The rugged ST395 tablet by Sumo features an excellent sunlight readable 9″ touch screen and a high performance, energy-efficient dual core Atom processor in a slim and lightweight case. Rubberised corners help protect the unit from damage if dropped. With built-in 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi to connect to your existing Wi-Fi infrastructure
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Zebra WAP4 Radio Handsets
The Zebra Workabout Pro 4 is the preferred radio handset used by Open Retail Solutions.  We have sold over 150 units to our Garden Centre, Plant Nursery and Farm Shop customers and it has performed exceptionally in the field. Usually once a customer purchases one of these handsets they go on to buy further units as
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EPoS Scale Integration with Avery Berkel
EPoS Scale Integration with Avery Berkel is easy to achieve when you choose Open Retail Solutions. Below is a picture of the Avery Berkel Xm400 weigh scale. We can integrate directly to the scale, sending down new products and price changes throughout the day. This scale can offer multiple
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Incentive vouchers aid customer retention and get them back again and again
One of our newest developments has been to introduce incentive vouchers issued directly from the receipt printer on our POS (Point of Sale).  This is easy to setup and maintain from our back office system and if the customer qualifies for multiple trigger criteria then the POS unit will print
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