How Epos Now and Deputy Supercharge Hospitality and Retail Businesses

by Deputy Team, 3 minutes read
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Picture this… you’re running a bustling cafe, a few in-demand retail stores, or maybe even a trendy pub. Your days are filled with serving customers, managing staff, and keeping an eye on the bottom line. Sound familiar? You just haven’t had the chance to step back and look at your technology and see if it makes sense, is it carrying its fair share of the workload?

Business operators know the benefits of having the right technology. In fact, most businesses are managing a number of tech solutions, many are in the double digits. But here’s the thing, it’s not just about having tech in your corner; it’s about making them work together. So, when you integrate tech buddies like point-of-sale (POS) software with workforce management software, it’s like cranking up the volume on those benefits.

Epos Now is an award-winning point-of-sale software and hardware provider powered by Doshii. They offer affordable, fast and easy to use cloud based point of sale that’s loved by the hospitality and retail industries. Deputy is the ultimate workforce management solution, simplifying the business of managing teams.

Let’s take a look at how combining these solutions drives your business to greater efficiencies and profitability.

1. Get Started Fast

Reduce admin time and errors by syncing employee details seamlessly from Epos Now straight into Deputy for a quick and easy start.

2. Smart Employee Scheduling

Deputy is renowned for its employee scheduling capabilities. By seamlessly integrating Epos Now with Deputy, you can sync your sales data with your staff scheduling. This means your staffing levels can be directly adjusted based on the sales volume in real-time, or for future scheduling. No more overstaffing during slow periods or understaffing during peak hours. This results in labour cost savings and better customer service, as you always have the right number of staff on hand.

3. Keeping Time & Attendance in Check

Timekeeping and attendance can be a real headache, especially when you have staff coming and going throughout the day. Deputy simplifies this process. Your staff can clock in and out via their smartphone, on-site kiosk, or computer. The integration with Epos Now ensures that your employees' time and attendance data are directly tied to your sales and business operations.

4. Streamlined Communication

In hospitality and retail workplaces, effective team communication is key. Deputy allows you to send messages, assign tasks, and provide updates to your team in real-time. By linking Deputy with Epos Now, you can keep your team informed about sales promotions, inventory levels, and other critical information straight from the point of sale. This real-time communication keeps everyone on the same page and fosters a collaborative work environment.

5. Inventory Management

Epos Now's POS software excels in managing inventory, helping you track stock levels, sales trends, and reorder points. When combined with Deputy, your inventory management becomes even more efficient. For instance, if you notice particular products are selling faster than anticipated, you can use Deputy to adjust your staffing needs accordingly. This real-time data correlation can lead to lower stock-carrying costs and higher profitability.

6. Data Security and Accessibility

Data security is a top concern for any business. Epos Now and Deputy prioritise data security by using robust encryption and authentication measures. The integration ensures that your data remains safe while being accessible to authorised personnel from any location. Whether you're on-site or off-site, you can access the information you need to make informed decisions.

7. Scalability

As your business grows, you'll need tools that can scale with you. The integration of Epos Now and Deputy is highly scalable, allowing you to add more users, locations, or devices as your business expands. This scalability ensures that you remain efficient and effective, no matter the size of your business.

Integrating Epos Now's POS software with Deputy is a strategic move for businesses seeking efficiency, profitability, and improved workforce management. This combination gives real-time insights, simplifies employee scheduling, enhances communication, and reduces admin time.

Start a free trial today to unlock the benefits of Deputy’s integration with Epos Now.

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