Eat Out to Help Out

How to Prepare for the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme

The Government has announced a scheme to protect jobs in the hospitality industry and encourage…

Cygnus EPoS Now Accredited for Worldpay

Swan Retail’s latest EPoS system, Cygnus, has recently added Worldpay to its accredited payment…

Pinterest Shopify

Pinterest Link with Shopify to Allow Shoppable Pins

Pinterest and Shopify have joined forces to enable retailers to upload products that form shoppable…

Swan FRS New Version 12

SwanFRS New Release: Version 12

We are excited to announce the release of the latest version of our Furniture Retail System (FRS).…

Raemoir Garden Centre Ecommerce Shopify

Raemoir Garden Centre Integrates SRS & Shopify

After moving online during lockdown, Raemoir have taken the next step by linking their retail…

SEO

Website User Experience is the Focus of New Google Algorithm

Google announce changes to ranking criteria for websites based on user experience. 

Shopify TRIMS Integration Robinsons of Bawtry

New Shopify & TRIMS Web Launch for Robinsons of Bawtry

The integration between Shopify and TRIMS eliminated "one of the most time-consuming and tedious…

ereceipts

Make Transactions 100% Contact-Free with E-Receipts

Now is the time to prepare for reopening stores by enabling e-receipts to make transactions…

Hairglo Use WooCommerce + TRIMS to Move Online

Luxury hair & beauty retailer links new WooCommerce site to TRIMS in first online venture. 

Cullen Pharmacy

Remote Setup, Training & Switch-On for New TRIMS Customer

A Scottish pharmacy has recently moved to TRIMS, successfully going live completely remotely during…

Improve Your Online Presence

5 Ways to Improve Your Online Presence

With the need for online retail success in sharp focus, we have put together five ways to help…

HTA Garden Centre Trading Guidance

HTA Publish Safe Trading Guidance for Garden Centres

With garden centres given the go-ahead to reopen, the HTA give guidance on operating safely.

The Boma Garden Centre eCommerce

2-Week Turnaround for the Boma Garden Centre’s New Website

The garden centre wanted their Shopify site built, SRS integrated and selling in 10 days. We rose…

6 Steps to Prep Your Tills for Reopening

Six simple steps to follow when reopening stores to ensure your tills run smoothly.

purple menswear store

Shopify & TRIMS Drive More eCommerce Success

Purple Menswear launched their Shopify ecommerce website integrated with TRIMS and have enjoyed a…

Amazon eBay Swan Integrations Garden Centre eCommerce

Amazon & eBay Integrations Drive Revenue for Garden Centre

eCommerce is everything at the moment. This example of our integrations has driven an overwhelming…

Landers Outdoor World Shopify & TRIMS

Never Miss a Sale: eCommerce Transforms Landers Outdoor World

It's all about capturing sales that would have been missed without Shopify and TRIMS.

Treadmill marathon

The Treadmill Marathon & 2.6 Challenge

This year’s London Marathon has been postponed but head of our agency, Dan, has found a way to…

huggle modern baby store shopify TRIMS

Shopify & TRIMS Make a Powerful Partnership for huggle

The modern baby store, huggle, have gone live with a fantastic new Shopify website fully integrated…

Retail Systems Awards: We’ve Been Shortlisted!

The Retail Systems Awards celebrates the industry's best innovations and we are delighted to be…

Swan Retail

Just Keep Swimming

Communication, collaboration and working together now is what will help us survive and thrive. We…

eCommerce

The eCommerce Solution for Garden Centres

We have quickly adapted to deliver the eCommerce solutions our users need at this time; creating…

Francis of Malvern Launch New Website

Our agency have given a fresh feel to a well-loved brand name with a history of helping furnish…

Glasswells YES ecommerce upselling

Upselling Made Easy with YES eCommerce

We have been hard at work adding features to our YES eCommerce platform.

making tax digital

More Time for Making Tax Digital Software Links

This week, HRMC have announced an extension to the Making Tax Digital software links deadline. 

fuse customer loyalty app

Introducing FUSE: Bringing the App Game to Every Size Player

Our newly integrated customer engagement app is here, and what a time for it to arrive.

what can retailers do now

What can retailers do now (that their future-selves will thank them for)?

Many retailers may currently find themselves with time to get perspective on their business and to…

The January Furniture Show

Home at the HFA

The B Word

Glee 2019

Omni-channel Retail

Making Tax Digital

Prince 2 Qualification

JT Lloyds Beauty Suppliers

Avon Mill Garden Centre

USA – SwanFRS Evolution

Why you should care about GDPR

By now I’m sure the acronym GDPR is ringing in your ears, if it isn’t then it should be! If you…

Swan expands its payment system offering

Swan has added another EFT payments partner to our portfolio in the form of Optomany.

Celebrating a successful start to the year’s exhibitions

We had a fantastic start to 2018 with appearances at the GCA conference, the AIS Furniture Show and…

Swan Retail launches new Digital Marketing Service

Swan Retail is excited to launch their new Omnichannel approach to retail solutions.

Mike Byrne joins Swan Retail

Mike Byrne has joined Swan Retail to head up the new ecommerce and digital marketing services team.

Swan customers sweep the board at the AIS furniture show.

We’d like to say congratulations to three of our customers for all winning member of the year…

New functionality: Single and multi-use vouchers

The Swan back office now has the ability to create and manage vouchers for use with the till and…

Swan announce HTA gift card approval

Last year HTA launched their new Gift Card scheme to their membership.

Hospitals undergo EPoS upgrades

Hull & East Yorkshire NHS Trust have upgraded their aged EPoS systems in their 8 self-service…

Swan celebrate successful Minerva show

Swan Retail have just celebrated a highly successful Minerva show, which culminated in signing…

2017 – The Year of the Customer

In the ever-evolving world of retail, even the tiniest digital butterfly can create the most…

A Shaw Thing – Cabinet Maker

Cabinet Maker caught up with AIS Member of the Year Award winning retailer Ena Shaw Home to find…

Swan celebrate best January Furniture Show in 10 years

The January Furniture Show was a roaring success at Swan Retail, with many new customers coming to…

Swan announce product relaunch

Swan Retail has packaged up its established market leading speciality furniture retail application…

Swan support the HTA Garden Retail Monitor

Swan are proud to be supporting the HTA Garden Retail Monitor (GRM) which lets garden centres…

Swan make major system acquisition

Swan Retail have made their second major acquisition within three years and have purchased a…

Swan extend Worldpay accreditation

Following on from our recent accreditation with Worldpay, we have successfully integrated to the…

The Swan team is growing

In the last few months we have welcomed 3 new faces to the Swan team.

Swan team up with Garden Connect for eCommerce integration

Swan Retail have teamed up to integrate their EPoS and retail management software with ecommerce…

New apps added to Swan’s software offering

Following on from the continuing success of our first app for customer ordering, we are expanding…

Swan gain Worldpay accreditation

Swan Retail have teamed up to integrate their EPoS and retail management software with ecommerce…

Swan launch 3rd generation of hosting

About 12 months ago we started to review our host server environment.

Voisins go live with Pennies integration

Voisins Department Store in St Helier, Jersey, the oldest family-run department store in Britain…

Townrow Department Store installs Swan

Townrow Department Stores, a family run company which trades from four locations in Essex and…

We did it!

The Swan team took on the Great South Run with great success and we are very happy to say that we…

Team Swan take on the Great South Run

Twelve members of the Swan team are taking on the challenge of the 10 mile Great South Run on…

Swan announces new Ecommerce partner

Swan is pleased to announce a new strategic relationship with specialist web provider Garden…

Swan promises to revolutionise retail with new technology

Swan has launched a new method which places stock information, images and product options as well…

Why good customer service is the key to retail success

For the smaller independent retailer, customer service is the key to success, especially when…

Homeleigh choose Swan Retail

Homeleigh is one of the South West’s largest family run gardens centres, with a very wide ranging…

Supporting HTA at Catering Matters Conference

Swan is exhibiting and demonstrating our updated hospitality EPoS application with wireless table…

Swan link to LaSer Finance

Swan have been commissioned to interface to LaSer finance (or Creation as they used to be known)…

Get the measure of multichannel retail

Multichannel retailing is defined as the use of a variety of channels, such as in-store, online and…

Swan team up with AIS

Swan Retail have teamed up with the Association of Independent Stores (AIS) to bring TradeIslands…

Swan welcome back Keith Jenkins

After an absence of just over two years Keith Jenkins has re-joined the organisation.

Swan sign Barclaycard Partnership

Swan have recently signed a new partnership agreement with Barclaycard to support their semi…

Ena Shaw choose Swan Retail for system overhaul

Merseyside-based soft furnishings retailer Ena Shaw has has chosen Swan Retail to bring its retail…

Why you should know your customers inside out

Knowledge is power, especially for retailers who not only want to know, but need to know about…

15 years with Swan Retail

We would like to congratulate a member of our support team, Hannah, on 15 years of service with the…

AHF & Swan – The Perfect Match

8 months after installing their new system from Swan Retail, Anglia Home Furnishings spoke with…

Why install an EPoS system?

Accurate and “on demand” sales reporting will provide the retailer with the relevant information…

Oldrids & Co Ltd choose Swan Retail for system overhaul

We are delighted to be working with Oldrid & Co Ltd to implement a multichannel solution using the…

Milestone in the Cloud

Swan Retail has deployed our 250th hosted user, achieving our target number of users way ahead of…

Another fantastic year at GLEE for Swan

With the move to halls 17 - 20 at the NEC and a host of new features it was all change at GLEE this…

What technology can be integrated within EPoS to get the most from it?

With the growth of multi-channel, the landscape for retailers has become increasingly demanding and…

10 new Garden Centre customers in 2014 for Swan Retail

Swan Retail have the largest share of the garden centre EPoS market in the UK and have consolidated…

Company Merger offers a fully integrated POS and Retail Management Solution.

G7 and Swan Retail, two leading systems specialists with a strong track record of partnership on…