High Wycombe, UK, 16 March 2016 At RBTE 2016, visitors to Star Micronics’ stand 310 were able to experience first-hand how Star hardware and software solutions, including Star’s combined Bluetooth printer and cash drawer solution mPOP™, TSP143III WLAN printer and free of charge digital receipting service AllReceipts™, have been successfully integrated into a range of tablet POS solutions for retail and hospitality.
With live demonstrations from partners including Biz Outsourcing Solutions, eirpoint, EPOSability, Intelligent Point of Sale, PCMS, Shopwave and Vend, retailers of all sizes experienced Bluetooth and WiFi solutions that not only offer the very latest in POS technology but also provide a seamless transition to mPOS.
"Biz Outsourcing Solutions had a fabulous two days with Star Micronics at RBTE London. Hospitality business customers showed a great interest in our product Just eMenu Point of Sale and signed up for it. We have some high quality leads from this event and we are looking forward to converting them into sales. We also had an opportunity to meet with resellers which will help us build a strong customer base in the future. Though we had a busy two days it was an overall great experience being at this event.” Syed Naqvi, Director, Biz Outsourcing Solutions Limited UK, www.bizoutsourcingsolutions.co.uk
"It was a pleasure to attend RBTE 2016 and showcase the speed, resilience and innovation of Star printers and our mobile retail solution. Our tight integration of Star's full range of printers is an investment in our software that continues to impress retailers." Niall Cannon, eirpoint, www.eirpoint.com
“As always joining Star at RBTE was a success. We were able to generate new business opportunities and meet with like minded businesses which are leading innovation within our industry.” Josh Smith, Operations Manager, EPOSability, www.eposability.com
“We were very excited to be part of the Star Micronics stand at RBTE 2016 and used this opportunity to launch the next evolution in our company’s history, by releasing our new website and brand ID during the event. Interest in our iPad Cloud-based EPOS solution continues to grow as we attract the attention of a rapidly increasing number of customers. The next phase for Intelligent Point of Sale is to address the growing demand for our product by continuing to add new features and improved functionality, and expand into international markets across the globe to address the millions of SMEs in retail and hospitality who could benefit from our solution. Our strong partnership with Star Micronics will play a key role in achieving this goal.” Andrew Calzetti, Chief Marketing Officer, Intelligent Point of Sale Limited, www.intelligentpos.com
“PCMS was delighted to partner with Star at RBTE this year. The combination of Star's innovative solutions and PCMS' next generation PoS software really brought the stand to life. Interest was high and the show really delivered in terms of retailer attendance so I'm sure there will be lots of opportunity to work together in the future.” Steve Powell, Director of Sales, EMEA, www.pcmsgroup.com
“RBTE 2016 was an insightful experience for Shopwave, emphasising the increasing shift towards digital in the retail industry and the rapid growth of mobile payments. Hosted by our partner company Star Micronics, we received a number of interesting leads from companies looking to integrate with the Shopwave platform and Star hardware, and from retailers looking to improve their technical offering and customer experience.” Julian Polzella, Founder and CTO, Shopwave, www.getshopwave.com
"The cloud is having the biggest impact on business since the internet - it’s huge and it’s bringing big opportunities for retailers. So it was great to attend RBTE this year to meet with some amazing retailers and talk about how the cloud is transforming businesses like theirs. Our entire business is based around giving retailers the tools they need to better run their business - and to do it at a world-class level - and events like this are vital to helping us to do just that.” Pierre-Emmanuel Perruchot de La Bussiere, GM of Business Development and Channel, www.vendhq.com
As Annette Tarlton, Marketing Director, Star Micronics EMEA, states, “RBTE 2016 was, as always, a very successful exhibition for Star. With partners on the stand that catered for the needs of retailers of all sizes and industry sectors, visitors were able to truly understand the full potential and versatility of our mPOS solutions.”
Background Information on Star Micronics
Founded in 1947, Star Micronics is one of the world's largest printer manufacturers and has facilities for worldwide production, marketing and support. Employing over 1900 staff and achieving turnover in excess of £250 million, Star Micronics has developed a POS printer portfolio that spans thermal and dot matrix printers and mechanisms, designed for barcode, ticketing, receipts and labelling. Star's proven technology is also being utilised to develop reader/writer systems for visual/smart and magnetic stripe cards and to install print mechanisms in multimedia kiosk environments. The Star Micronics' range is available internationally via a distribution channel comprising distributors and dealers.
Star Micronics EMEA
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