ACS Hosts First Ever Technology Showcase

On Tuesday 21st October,  ACS held its first ever Technology Showcase. The event exhibited a selection of the very best innovations in technology available to convenience store retailers to help improve and benefit their business.


Six shortlisted companies unveiled their innovative technology solutions and products to a room of over 50 retailers. The first to present on the day was StreetAD – a brand new digital screen solution for convenience stores. The screens carry a mix of targeted community messaging and news, along with tailored local and national brand advertising – find out more at


Axis Communications explained their digital video recording and data management systems. The systems offer customer counting; movement tracking within the store; demographic facial recognition with EPOS integration and car park management – find out more at


Camelot showcased their customer and retailer facing scratchcard terminal. The terminal increases impulse purchases of National Lottery scratchcards with one-third of shoppers claiming that the availability of scratchcards encourages them to visit the store again – find out more at


An app combining loyalty and marketing was unveiled by Cornershop Online. The smartphone app is integrated with the Cornershop Online ecommerce platform, allowing customers to place orders and pay for their goods through the app, whilst also offering push notifications – find out more at


Specially designed for retailers, Counterbooks offered their full general ledger accounting system. Automating 80-90% of the accounting process, the technology informs and empowers retailers whilst saving them both time and money – find out more at


Lastly, Proxama revealed their award-winning TapPoint smartphone platform. The system connects physical and digital assets via mobile to increase consumer engagement, retail sales and loyalty – find out more at

This entry was posted by Victoria on Thu, 23/10/2014 - 15:52