This year’s show will bring together some of the best suppliers to the convenience sector, from leading food and beverage brands, right through to vaping suppliers and business boosting technology. Here is our pick of some of the top technology that could really help make a difference to your store.

Loomis UK Ltd, stand W80

Loomis UK provides cash management solutions - from intelligent smart safes to cash in transit or cash processing. They support businesses with crucial coin collection and delivery services, along with ATM management and replenishment services. At the show the Loomis team will be highlighting their SafePoint product, which they say helps stores with handling cash in the digital era:

“For many consumers, cash is still king. Indeed, there is more cash in circulation around the world now than ever before. SafePoint is the key to handling and recycling cash in the digital future. It’s a unique range of end-to-end back office cash solutions for any size of business – from a single outlet to national and international chains. SafePoint takes the hard work out of counting, sorting and banking takings. It’s based on unique technologies and strong partnerships with industry leaders – and backed by the Loomis guarantee of clarity, reliability and trust.”

3R Telecom, stand S69

3R offer industry leading EPoS Solutions for convenience stores with integrated countertop or wireless payment solutions. Visitors to the show should look out for the company’s CES Touch solution. With over 15 years of development, the team at 3R Telecom say Touch can adapt to any environment it is put into: “CES Touch is an advanced all-in-one EPoS software built for any industry. Touch allows for remote access that enables you to stay in control of your business no matter where you are. You can supervise access to features and functionality for individual users, or groups of users. Touch provides you with the most accurate business overview at any point in near real-time with our intensive reporting suite that can be used in conjunction with our enterprise cloud reporting software.”

Jisp, Stand Y100

Jisp is introducing tap&go - an Amazon Go experience without the cost. At between 3 – 4 times faster than scanning Jisp tap&go eliminates the need for scanners as shoppers use their mobile phones to tap the shelf as they select a product. The Jisp team say this makes shopping simpler, faster and crucially, more convenient. They say it’s proven to increase sales, lower costs and create customer engagement. Make sure you visit their stand for a live demonstration of tap&go in action.

Envisage Cloud Ltd, stand R99

Envisage Cloud are a leading Sage Partner and will be introducing Connections at the show, their software specially designed for retailers. Connections is a smart tool to help retailers manage and grow their business. The Envisage Cloud team tell us it automates back-office administration processes, by integrating leading EPOS systems with Sage 50cloud and Sage 200cloud accounting software. According to Envisage Cloud, Connections cuts administrative time right down, by an average of 2.5 days per month as well as increasing productivity and accuracy and reducing messy paper work. Visit the Envisage Cloud stand to experience the software for yourself.

These are just a small selection of the expert retail technology and software providers you’ll find at this year’s National Convenience Show, register to attend to meet them and many others.