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About Neil Mukerji

Neil is responsible for the sustained growth of the business and for keeping our technology super-keen. Prior to joining Kobas, Neil has over a decade of experience running an online marketing platform, and before that engineered solutions for the MoD. He loves working in growing software companies and he loves the hospitality industry - what a combo!

Introducing Kobas Virtual EPoS

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Kobas Virtual EPoS is a new product for hospitality operators running “cloud”, “ghost” or “dark” kitchens that only serve delivery customers. With initiatives such as Deliveroo Editions becoming increasingly popular, the challenge of running a delivery-only kitchen in harmony with the rest of the business is rising up the agenda.

Any delivery kitchen still needs many of the services Kobas provides: […]

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2019 Summer Report

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Q2 has seen steady 3% compound growth (15% so far this year), in a climate where operators are seeking to exert greater control upon their expenses than ever before.

Industry Heartbeat

Every quarter we review anonymised averaged information from all Kobas venues to compare the year to date against previous years.

Average turnover in the first half of 2019 has been on […]

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2019 Spring Report

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We’ve enjoyed a strong start to 2019 at Kobas with 12% net growth in EPoS venues. Our all-new stock system has launched and is now running 10 client groups; we hope to complete that upgrade for everyone this coming quarter.

Industry Heartbeat

On average our clients performed 9.5% better in 2019 Q1 than 2018 Q1 which seems strong, but a combination of […]

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2018 Winter Report

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2018 Winter Report

It’s 2019, so I’d like to start by wishing our followers, clients, and their customers a Happy New Year!

We are proud to have concluded 2018 with a useful 14% net growth in Kobas venues across the calendar year. While this isn’t as remarkable as the 88% growth posted in 2017, last year was notably tougher for […]

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Notice of planned Kobas Cloud maintenance event: Monday 24th December 2018

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Key Information

There will be no interruption to Kobas EPoS service.
Maintenance window is 4am to 7am on Christmas Eve – Monday 24th December 2018.
Kobas Cloud, Loyalty and Recruitment services will be largely unavailable during this window.
Status updates will be clearly communicated on our Twitter feed during this maintenance.

What’s happening?

As a result of our annual infrastructure review, we are upgrading our main […]

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2018 Autumn Report

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Holiday season is over, and the world of technology for hospitality is certainly being rustled by the winds of change. The wider hospitality market continues to feel pressure, but we have plenty of interesting new concepts reaching out to us, and important Kobas news too.

2018’s third quarter saw plenty of Kobas installations, but sadly enough venue closures to prevent any […]

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2018 Summer Report

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How refreshing to write a summer report in a week that really does feel like summer. We are having some works done in our London office and at one point I was lugging furniture around temperatures exceeding 30°C; that was a warm experience!

2018’s second quarter has yielded a steady 6% net growth in Kobas EPoS venues despite the market looking […]

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Latest Kobas Venues – 2018 Q1

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Working at Kobas puts us in a wonderful cross-over space between London’s web technology scene, and the UK’s burgeoning hospitality industry. That means we get to work with fascinating new technology to constantly improve the Kobas platform, and it also means we get sneak previews of hundreds of bars, pubs, cafés, clubs and restaurants.

As ever in these updates, we look […]

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2018 Spring Report

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2018 Spring Report

The last quarter has proved to be nicely balanced at Kobas, with good progress on many fronts. We’ve made exciting improvements to both EPoS and Kobas Cloud, alongside a sturdy 7% net growth in Kobas EPoS venues and 9% net growth in Cloud venues in the first quarter of 2018.

Industry Heartbeat

All is not well on the high street. […]

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Cloud EPoS Printer Simulator

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Exactly a month ago we announced the launch of our industry-first Cloud EPoS Simulator. It’s a fantastic product that allows in-venue EPoS menus, discounts, price-bands and tab management to be replicated and tested from anywhere in the world at any time; all that’s required is an internet connected device.

There is just one aspect though in which it leaves a little […]

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