Independent Retailer Month – powerful EPoS to support small business

Originating in the USA, Independent Retailer Month is now widely recognised across the UK, with a dedicated Independents Day that focuses annually around 4th July. The campaign exists to support and promote independent retailer businesses and encourage consumers to shop locally.

At the heart of local communities, independent retailers account for approximately 65% of the 290,000+ retail outlets in the UK alone. Here at ICRTouch, we’re dedicated to helping businesses of every size work smarter, improve efficiency and support their growth. That’s why we offer Micromerchant accounts which give small businesses discounted access to powerful EPoS solutions to help them streamline their operations. 

Independent Retailer Month, July 2022

What is an ICRTouch Micromerchant account?

Designed by the ICRTouch team specifically to support small businesses, a Micromerchant account includes access to our two most popular electronic point of sale (EPoS) solutions at incredible value. 

Independent Retailer Month TouchPoint

TouchPoint – the intuitive till software that helps you streamline processes and provide incredible service

Our flagship software, TouchPoint, has been developed over the past 20+ years and forms the basis for the whole ecosystem. Designed with intuitiveness and ease of use in mind, the solution has countless features and flexibility. 

Not only does it give you a streamlined sales process through your till, it also unlocks additional functionality such as loyalty, price scheduling, built-in security and more.

Thanks to our handy integrations saving you even more time, you can link your existing webshop and access online orders within the same system as your on-site sales.



Independent Retailer Month TouchOfficeWeb

TouchOffice Web – back office management that gives you incredible insight into your business performance

Accessible from any device, anywhere in the world, TouchOffice Web harnesses incredibly powerful back office management to give you unbeatable insight into your retail business performance. 

With the ability to manage your business remotely, Touch Office Web allows you to add and adjust products, change prices, view orders, manage stock and so much more.

With over 200 default reports, you can customise your dashboard to show the information that you need, where you need it. From best-selling products and highest-performing clerks to stock control and year on year comparisons, TouchOffice Web gives you access to it all. 


Can anyone have a Micromerchant account?

Specifically designed for small businesses, to be eligible for an ICRTouch Micromerchant account, businesses must have a single site operation with fewer than ten employees and the business turnover must be less than the UK VAT threshold. 


To find out more about how an ICRTouch Micromerchant account could support your small business, contact your local Authorised Partner today.

Learn more about the EPoS solutions that can help your retail business operate more effectively. 



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