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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.

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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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Christmas Season Office and Support Hours

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As we get closer to Christmas, our office will soon start to thin out as people depart to spend the holidays with their loved ones.

While we will still be offering support between now and the new year, there are some changes to our service hours.

Up until Thursday 20th Dec – Office open and full-time support service will be available.Friday 21st to […]

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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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Five Things to Keep In Mind When Creating a Loyalty Program

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We know that customer retention remains a challenge for businesses, and with a reported eight licensed sites closing per day in the past year alone, it is now more important than ever. They say a one-time customer is a lost opportunity and new customers are expensive to acquire. Returning customers provide consistent revenue, and restaurants must do what they can […]

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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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Let’s Get Talking About Mental Health

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It is estimated that 1 in 6 people in the past week have struggled with their mental health, with 1 in 4 in the UK suffering from depression. Since 2013, rates of anxiety and depression have risen in UK part-time workers by 33.6%, and 29.7% in full-time workers. And yet, even with statistics like this, mental health difficulties in various […]

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Latest Kobas Venues – 2018 Q2

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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 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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