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The role of the kiosk in hospitality changes yet again

Kiosks have been present within the hospitality sector for some time but their role is evolving once again.  It is still the old motivation – increased customer service / satisfaction leads to increased profits. For the quick service restaurant, the kiosk has the... read more

Star Cloud Services Wins 2015 IoT Excellence Award

Star Cloud Services, a subsidiary of leading receipt printer manufacturer Star Micronics, has received the 2015 IoT Excellence Award for Innovation presented by TMS and Crossfire Media. The 2015 IoT Evolution IoT Excellence Award honours innovative products that... read more

Mobile POS in The Netherlands

The increase in use of Debit cards in the Netherlands and what this means for retailers. In the era of digitalisation, there is a change in the way that consumers are paying for products and services. The DNB Working Paper highlights exactly this citing a 22% increase... read more

Payments on the Move

Cash is King for small businesses … until your customer wants to pay by card. And when that happens, mobile point of sale quickly becomes an attractive option for instant, secure transactions and maintaining customer loyalty. Working with major mobile payment players... read more

Web based printing for iOS & Android

The recent growth of the mPOS market highlights a growing requirement to print from both mobile and desktop applications to receipt printers. Star has developed a low cost, easy & simple to use, platform-agnostic WebPRNT solution designed to print  directly from... read more

True Digital Receipting for the 21st Century

Aiming to keep ahead of the trend, Star is proud to launch yet another industry leading receipting application to our ever growing receipt technology portfolio. By listening to our customers, we recognise tracking spending and not losing receipts is no small task. So... read more

The Success of Pop-Up Retail and Restaurants

From temporary shops, to stalls or empty spaces, the pop-up retailing revolution is evolving throughout the UK. As quoted on The Telegraph.co.uk, “pop-up shops are the fastest growing business sector in the UK and is on course to contribute £2.1bn to the economy” in... read more

iPad POS for Retail and Hospitality

This week we are celebrating our partnership with Intelligent Point of Sale Limited (IPOS) based in Edinburgh, UK,  which has selected a number of Star POS Printing solutions including the TSP654IIE & TSP654IIBTi thermal desktop printers, SP700 matrix kitchen... read more

The Future of Web Based POS

Here at Star we pride ourselves on supporting the latest developments in mobile POS and we have realised there is a growing requirement to print from both mobile and desktop applications to receipt printers. Introducing our WebPRNT multi-printer interface and browser,... read more

The Success of Pop up stores

The Success of Pop-Up Retail and Restaurants From temporary shops, to stalls or empty spaces, the pop-up retailing revolution is evolving throughout the UK. As quoted on The Telegraph.co.uk, “pop-up shops are the fastest growing business sector in the UK and is on... read more

Star at the forefront of technology

Recognised throughout the industry for our technical knowledge, Star’s Software Development Support is unrivalled and is the key reason why our printers have been integrated into such a wide variety of POS software solutions. With an experienced in-house R&D... read more

The ultimate brick-and-mortar experience

The Rise of mPOS in Retail: POS Hardware With the emergence of personal technology such as Smartphones and Tablets developing quicker than comparable in-store hardware, retailers are faced with the constant battle of dwindling sales, showrooming and high customer... read more