The Power of Shopping Local: A Vital Boost for Communities

The essence of nurturing vibrant communities has always been rooted in the practice of shopping local. Positive Retail is passionate about all things local, Irish business. As an independent SME, we pride ourselves on helping Irish retailers succeed through THE BEST retail technology and solutions.
Local businesses are the lifeblood of our neighbourhoods, not only fuel employment opportunities but also provide a platform for local producers to flourish.

Brand Activation Champion Award

Positive Systems Solutions is thrilled to announce that we have been awarded the Guaranteed Irish Brand Activation Champion for the month of May 2023!

Positive, your Premier Partner for Lightspeed in Ireland!

Lightspeed Ireland Partner

We are thrilled to announce an exciting partnership that is set to revolutionize the retail industry in Ireland. Positive Systems Solutions has become the premier Lightspeed partner in the country, bringing you the most advanced and comprehensive retail technology solutions available. In this blog post, we will dive into the details of this exciting collaboration and how it will benefit retail business owners across Ireland.

Cloud vs On-premise POS software

Cloud vs on premise POS Software

There are two main types of POS software in the market: Cloud POS and on-premise POS. Each type has its benefits and drawbacks.

Before retailers acquire a POS system it’s important to research whether on-premises or cloud-based POS is suitable. This post aims to highlight the pros and cons of these options so retailers can make a balanced and informed decision for their business.

Real Talk Retail Series with Louise Lally Training

Louise Lally Training Podcast Episode One

“Real Talk Retail” is a six part podcast series with Louise Lally Training. Check out ep.1 with Margaret Bourke from Positive!

Louise has worked with so many EPOS systems in Retail over her 15yrs of being in the industry. Margaret shares her experience working with retailers over the last 16 years. Including current trends, customer expectations and what’s next for retail.

Online Retail Scheme

Online retail scheme with Positive and Websell

DETE has launched a further call for Online Retail Scheme to encourage Ireland’s retail sector to develop a more competitive online offer.

Call Open date: 4th April 2023
Call Close date: 3rd May 2023 at 12.00pm (noon) for online application

5 mistakes to avoid when selecting a Point of sale system

5 mistakes to avoid when selecting a POS system.

Purchasing a Point of Sale system can be a daunting task, the market is flooded with options making it difficult to know which one is right for your business. A POS is the beating heart of any retail business, managing everything from inventory, customers, staff, purchasing, profit & loss and much more. It is vital that retailers select the right software from the outset to avoid unnecessary costs, headaches, and heartache.
As Point-of-Sale providers and retail consultants Positive Systems Solutions has helped hundreds of retailers through this process. Below is a list of the five mistakes to avoid when purchasing a POS system.

Top Retail Trends

Top Retail Trends Featured Images

The retail industry is constantly evolving, and it is difficult to predict the next top retail trends and changes. Technology is still reshaping the shopping experience in 2023, redefining how we shop and sell, where we shop and what we buy. Check out the key trends we see commencing and continuing this year.

EU Pricing Indication Directive

EU Price Indication Directive What retailers need to know

On the 28th of November 2022 a new amendment was signed off giving retailers new obligations when making price reduction announcements.

The CCPC is enforcing these regulations in Ireland. Check out the post for more information and guidelines on compliance.