• How to Use POS System in Kenya for Your Business — and How You Can Get The Most Out of It

    Being one of the most important tools in your business, learning how to Use POS System in Kenya for Your Business is very important. From ringing up sales and taking payments to tracking your inventory and storing customer profiles, the right POS system can keep your retail biz running like a well-oiled machine. But like with

    October 13, 2019
  • 7 Essential POS System Features for Your Retail Business

    If you’re looking for the Best POS System in Kenya for your retail store, make sure it has these features. A feature-rich point-of-sale (POS) system is one of the most valuable tools for a retail business. This one piece of software can fill many needs. It can track inventory, process credit card payments and provide unique insight into how your

    September 22, 2019
  • Are you still managing your business the old school way?

    Old habits die hard, especially when it comes to business practices. However, in a world where technology has become the pinnacle of operational success, it’s almost impossible for business leaders to ignore the importance of technology within their businesses especially for inventory system in Kenya. In the same breath, how does a business leader differentiate

    August 16, 2019
  • Retail Business: Why You Need A POS System in Kenya

    From sales to in-depth information about your customers, a Point-Of-Sale POS System can revolutionise the way in which your retail business functions and thrives. However, before you can use it to your benefit, it is important to ensure that both you and your staff are fully acquainted with the software. There is no denying the

    August 5, 2019
  • Types of Employee Theft in Retail Business in Kenya

    When thinking about threats to your retail store, shoplifting is probably number one, right? The idea of someone sneaking thousands of shillings worth of products into a giant bag and walking out with them is horrifying, isn’t it? Well, unfortunately, there’s a threat that might be even higher on your list: your employees. Whether you’re

    July 17, 2019
  • Benefits of POS System for Supermarket

    A POS system is a valuable tool for businesspersons in any vertical market—and supermarkets/ mini-marts are certainly no exception. Without a POS System for a Supermarket in Kenya, you’ll be literally flying blind. Below are some of the direct benefits of a POS System for your Supermarket/Mini-mart. Cash Management and Customer Checkout In Supermarket environments, the POS

    July 8, 2019
  • How To Grow Your Wines and Spirits Business in Kenya

    If you run a Wine and Spirits business and have recently noticed that your takings have been going in the wrong direction, you need to take action sooner rather than later. Fortunately, you can grow your wines and spirits business in Kenya in a number of ways. A combination of cost cutting and taking a

    June 13, 2019
  • Why You Need a Stock Management Solution

    Owning a business using  POS System is all about being productive and profitable, but let’s be honest, mismanaging your inventory isn’t going to get you there. The main goal of any retail business is selling inventory, but you can’t sell anything if you don’t know where it is, where it’s supposed to go, and how

    May 20, 2019
  • How To Run a Successful Wines and Spirits Shop in Kenya

    Wines and Spirits Shops in Kenya are considered one of the most all time-proof businesses due to their consistent product demand. After all, there’s a running joke that Kenya is a drinking nation! Market research surrounding Wines and Spirits Shops in Kenya is notoriously conflicting. On one hand, they’re viewed as risky business, considering their

    April 23, 2019
  • POS Hardware Guide for Small Businesses – Which POS Equipment is Best for Your Retail Store?

    We recently put together a guide to buying a POS system, but we still had many questions surrounding the best point of sale hardware for small businesses. And for good reason – not all POS hardware in Kenya was created equal. Nearly every system on the market can perform basic transactional operations, but many of

    April 16, 2019
  • Why you need a POS and Stock Management System in Kenya Integration

    To keep up the leading position in today’s competitive retail market, you need a good POS and stock management system in Kenya to help you run the business properly. And, to improve efficiency, gain visibility into your stock and automate your hardest jobs, you need an integrated POS with stock management system in Kenya. Here are

    March 26, 2019
  • Basics of Retail POS System in Kenya

    At the core of a Retail POS System in Kenya, you’ll most likely have a standard-issue computers running specialized POS software, usually with a cash drawer and receipt printer, and often with a bar code scanner and credit card reader (PDQ Machine). Vendors often sell these systems pre-configured, or you can add these peripherals on as

    March 2, 2019
  • How to Prevent Employee Alcohol Theft at Your Wines and Spirits Shop

    It’s an open secret that Wines and Spirits shop  owners can lose considerable amounts of money from liquor theft when there are no preventive measures in place. The financial loss can cripple an establishment if the theft continues undetected over time. Dishonest shop attendants steal alcohol from the shop  in various ways, such as taking

    February 20, 2019
  • Why You Need Wines and Spirits POS System in Kenya

    Getting a wines and spirits POS System in Kenya is one of the first pieces of equipment a liquor store owner debate spending money on when they are investing in a new establishment. wines and spirits POS System in Kenya have the reputation of being an expensive piece of technology that rings up items and

    February 17, 2019
  • Start a Wine and Spirits Business in Kenya – Legal and Licensing Requirements

    Wine and Spirits Business in Kenya is very popular. This business is especially popular in estates within urban centers where there’s a high population of people with disposable income. Coupled with the fact that a high number of people prefer to buy alcohol and drink at home (or house parties), the potential for wine and

    January 31, 2019
  • Tips For Making Your Restaurant Business Successful- PART 1

    Restaurant business is competitive as you have to drive customers to dine and enjoy at your place more than they do in others restaurants. A restaurant business can survive the tough competition from established and new players, if it formulates a unique marketing plan. It must know its market niche, target customers, competitors very well.

    January 23, 2019
  • 5 Tips on Improving Restaurant Operations | SimbaPOS Insights

    As fun as it may sound, running a restaurant can be a daunting task. Managing cleaning schedules, employee retention, daily sales, while maintaining excellent service and complying with the various regulatory and licensing requirements can sometimes make your head go haywire as you try improving restaurant operations That is why it is important to have

    January 6, 2019
  • Choosing a Location For Your Restaurant or Bar Business in Kenya

    Opening a restaurant or bar  is all about location, location, location. However, not every restaurant/bar is suitable for every location, and vice versa. It comes down to a combination of restaurant concept and ideal customer. If you can define your restaurant type and identify your target demographic and its most populated areas, you’ll be well

    December 15, 2018
  • Start a Restaurant Business in Kenya – Legal and Licensing Requirements

    In order to start a restaurant business in Kenya, there are a few legal and licensing requirements that you must adhere to. Luckily, most of the legal/licensing procedures can be undertaken online without having to physically visit many government offices.  Basically, the legal/licensing requirements involve business registration, tax registration and county business permits Business Name

    December 5, 2018
  • Challenges Facing Hiring Restaurant Staff in Kenya

    Any restaurant owners and managers in would agree that staff is a company’s most important asset. As such, hiring restaurant staff in Kenya is one of the core elements that determine the success or failure of any restaurant. Picture your staff like the engine of your car. It is the most vital part of your

    November 29, 2018
  • Case Study 1: Adhujo Flava Restaurant, Westlands Nairobi

    Challenges faced by Adhujo Flava Restaurant Being located in the heart of Westlands Nairobi,  we have to deal with a large number of customers every day. To maintain the customer pressure at peak time (morning, lunch hour and evening rush hour) we have to deal with them with a faster transaction rate. Slower transaction rate

    November 26, 2018
  • Does Your Restaurant/Bar Need a Point of Sale System? Or Is It A Waste of Money

    Getting a point of sale system in Kenya is one of the first pieces of equipment a restaurant owner debate spending money on when they are investing in a new establishment. Point of sale systems in Kenya have the reputation of being an expensive piece of technology that rings up items and lets you process

    November 23, 2018
  • 5 Ways How Restaurant/Bar Employees Steal

    Theft among restaurant and bar employees is our reality. It is a part of restaurant/bar daily routine, but we rarely talk or read about it in the media. In fact, theft by employees is one of the leading causes of restaurant/bars shutting down in Kenya according to KEPSA. In as a much restaurant and bar

    November 3, 2018
  • How to Grow Your Restaurant Business

    Growing a business is never easy, and trying to grow that business in the current economic climate is even harder.  In order to grow your restaurant business in Kenya,  these few key principles will of great benefit: 1. Hire the appropriate Staff When clients visit your restaurant, they must receive a personal experience. This is something

    October 19, 2018
  • Top 5 Reasons Why Restaurant POS is Essential

    As a restaurant owner, your focus is on running an efficient kitchen and serving great food and drinks — and rightly so — but it’s also important to focus on your restaurant POS in Kenya (POS) system, the nerve center of your business that keeps everything running smoothly. If you haven’t made this important technology

    September 12, 2018
  • Point of Sale Systems For Small Business in Kenya

    Check SimbaPOS Restaurant/Bar/Cafeteria POS Pricing >>> A POS or point-of-sale system can greatly help restaurant/bar/retail owners in keeping track of the many moving parts of their small to midsized business. Apart from processing sales and accepting payment, a POS system can keep business owners on top of things by automating data analysis and inventory, staff,

    August 23, 2018
  • Checklist Of How To Manage A Restaurant in Kenya

    Merely starting a restaurant will not ensure that you will have a booming restaurant business. This is exactly the reason why almost 60% of the restaurants close within the 1st year of operations. Hence, the answer to your eternal question of how to manage a restaurant in Kenya will be the key deciding factor for the

    August 12, 2018
  • Choosing Restaurant Style in Kenya

    (This is part of the series “Starting a restaurant business in Kenya”) Restaurants are classified into three primary categories: quick-service, midscale and upscale. Your choice of restaurant style in Kenya will ultimately determine the kind of strategy that will guide your business. Quick-service restaurants are also known as fast-food restaurants. These establishments offer limited menus

    August 5, 2018
  • Starting A Restaurant Business in Kenya

    The restaurant business in Kenya has been growing exponentially over the past few years.  In fact, a casual look at the Nairobi Central Business District shows that a new restaurant is being setup almost every other month. Essentially, restaurant businesses are edging out conventional business operations from most prime locations. And this trend is being

    August 4, 2018
  • 3 Reasons Why You Need Restaurant POS System in Kenya

    Technology is moving business forward. If you’re a restaurant owner who refuses to install a Restaurant POS System in Kenya, it’s quite possible you’ll be left behind in a world of calculators, manual receipts and late night inventory checks. Technology is moving business forward. A Restaurant POS System in Kenya provides restaurant owners with a

    July 21, 2018
  • Important POS System Reports in Restaurants/Bars

    POS Systems are a critical component of any successful restaurant or bar business. The real value of POS system is the kind of reports that it can generate to indicate how the business is progressing. Here are some of the critical POS System reports for your restaurant/bar. Daily/Periodic Sales Reports Sales is the heart of

    June 16, 2018
  • Social Media For Restaurant and Bar Business

    As a restaurant owner or manager, if you’re not using social media, you’re missing a huge opportunity for growth. The impact of social media especially on the hospitality industry is huge. Social Media Marketing For Restaurant and Bar in Kenya is a great way for nearly any business to communicate and market directly to customers.

    May 2, 2018
  • 6 Ways To Improve Service in Your Restaurant

    There are two things that define a restaurant: great service and great food. This may sound overly simple but you’d be surprised to know that many restaurants fail because of poor service. In fact, a Deloitte research indicated that 67% of restaurants close down due to poor service resulting in loss of customers. Problem is,

    April 30, 2018
  • Top 10 Restaurants in Nairobi CBD Along Moi Avenue

    There are many restaurants in Nairobi with different standards in terms of quality, pricing and even interior deco. Moi Avenue is the busiest road in Nairobi CBD and an ideal central place to sit down and have a meal whenever you visit the CBD. Below are the Top 10 Restaurants in Nairobi CBD Along Moi

    April 29, 2018
  • POS Software in Kenya

    Buying POS Software in Kenya is a critical issue that needs proper planning. Here are four things you need to keep in mind when sourcing for a POS System. You’re Buying More Than a POS System The first thing to know about buying POS Software in Kenya is that you’re purchasing a lot more than just

    April 9, 2018
  • Is Wi-Fi Necessary In Restaurants/Bars?

    You might remember the early 2000s (or heard stories): a time when people started to become “mobile” and cell phones started to become more accessible. Nokia and Motorola released products that could actually fit in your pocket, and using the internet on your phone was the stuff of nightmares given the costs associated with per

    March 16, 2018
  • Why Weekly Restaurant Inventory Is Recommended

    Here at #SimbaPOS we teach you that if you truly want to control your cost of goods sold and calculate an accurate stock cost on a week-by-week basis, you have to do your restaurant stock reconciliation management weekly. Typically this means you spend every Sunday night and early Monday morning counting and reconciling your stocks.

    February 26, 2018
  • Reasons Why You Should Use A POS System in Kenya- Even For Small Businesses

    If you’re running a physical shop or business, selling more items a day than you can mentally keep a handle on, and you’re not using a POS System in Kenya, then I beg the question, why? You may think you don’t need it and are managing fine without it, but you could be even better

    February 1, 2018
  • Prevent Employee Theft In Your Bar and Restaurant

    More than 30% of business failures are directly related to employee theft. Without a Reliable POS System in Kenya this figure is even higher in bars and restaurants where employee theft can be very rampant. If you think your bartenders are stealing, well, that’s probably because they are. The goal is to establish systems that

    January 2, 2018
  • Restaurant Loss Prevention Strategies: Part 2

    How your restaurant handles and tracks follow-up is just as, if not more important, than actually identifying issues. Without a defined “action plan” to address how to proceed when an incident is discovered, you leave yourself open to restaurant managers pushing problems to the wayside thus impacting restaurant loss prevention Developing and adopting a standardized

    November 2, 2017
  • Restaurant Loss Prevention Strategies: Part 1

    Designing a restaurant loss prevention strategy is a vital aspect of running a profitable business. Whether you run an established chain, or an up-and-coming restaurant, ignoring preventable sources of profit loss can derail the outlook of any business. This day and age, a successful restaurant loss prevention strategy revolves around two things. 1. A data-centric

    November 1, 2017
  • Why the Toilet/Washroom is the Most Important Part of Your Restaurant/Bar

    According to a global research by Morton International , the cleanliness of restaurant toilets is one of the most critical factors that influence how customers rate a restaurant/bar. Even if most customers may not use washrooms when they visit a restaurant, it significantly determines how they evaluate your establishment if they do. Nothing is a

    October 27, 2017
  • How to Ensure Waiters Perform Well in Your Restaurant/Bar

    For any restaurant or bar, waiters are the engine that literally ensures that the business runs. They are the ones who directly sell the products to customers and interact with customers. In most cases, how much customers spend and probability of coming back depend on how the waiting staff treat them. When customers leave your

    October 25, 2017
  • How to Deal with the 5 Most Important People in Your Restaurant/Bar

    Running a restaurant and/or bar is not an easy task. There are several things that always require your attention and very many variables. You get to deal with many people on a day to day business and it may easily overwhelm you. However complex the task may seem, this is how to deal with the

    October 24, 2017
  • How to Prevent Employee Alcohol Theft at Your Bar

    Bar and restaurant owners can lose considerable amounts of money from liquor theft when there are no preventive measures in place. The financial loss can cripple an establishment if the theft continues undetected over time. Dishonest bartenders steal alcohol from a bar in various ways, such as taking bottles from the establishment, spillage and over-pouring.

    October 23, 2017
  • The Benefits of Restaurant POS Software

    There is no denying that investing in such elements as marketing and interior décor go a long way in fostering a restaurant’s growth. However, having the right technology in place plays an equally critical role here, with restaurant POS software in Kenya topping the list of “must-haves.” Having full control of your restaurant’s operations should

    October 15, 2017
  • SimbaPOS Restaurant and Bar Software in Kenya

    SimbaPOS is a Restaurant and Bar POS Software. SimbaPOS is affordable, reliable and easy to use software ideal for restaurants, bars, cafes and all types of eateries. Our goal is to become the number one restaurant and bar POS software in Kenya. Check SimbaPOS Features As providers of restaurant software in Kenya, we work closely

    October 6, 2017
  • How Restaurant POS Software Can Help Grow Your Business

    As a restaurant owner, there are many things that need your attention. While there are many issues facing restaurateurs today, you’re most likely focused on your costs, your food, and your customer experience.SimbaPOS Restaurant and Bar POS Software Kenya can improve all of these. How? In short, with robust reporting, customer data, and smart features.

    September 28, 2017
  • 7 Reasons Why You Need That restaurant POS system in Kenya

    Is it finally time to automate? Many restaurants have or plan to purchase or update their restaurant POS system in Kenya, according to our recent study. One of the best benefits of modern restaurant technology – specifically a restaurant POS terminal and a restaurant POS system – is the proven ROI, or return on investment. Running

    September 23, 2017
  • Top 5 must have restaurant POS features

    Not all restaurant POS software in Kenya are created equal, and not all of them are a one-size-fits-all solution. Restaurants come in so many varieties, and each one has its set of needs. This can make researching for a system mind-numbing, and the actual purchase decision even harder. There are, however, several things that every

    September 23, 2017
  • What to Consider When Choosing Restaurant POS System in Kenya

    The Point of Sale (POS)  software is like the heart of your restaurant, efficiently organizing, managing and tracking the restaurant operations. Restaurant POS System in Kenya is no longer restricted to just printing out bills. The modern day POS is sophisticated yet robust software that takes care of your entire restaurant management. Features such as automatic billing,

    September 20, 2017
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  • How to Use POS System in Kenya for Your Business — and How You Can Get The Most Out of It

    Being one of the most important tools in your business, learning how to Use POS System in Kenya for Your Business is very important. From ringing up sales and taking payments to tracking your inventory and storing customer profiles, the right POS system can keep your retail biz running like a well-oiled machine. But like with

    October 13, 2019
  • 7 Essential POS System Features for Your Retail Business

    If you’re looking for the Best POS System in Kenya for your retail store, make sure it has these features. A feature-rich point-of-sale (POS) system is one of the most valuable tools for a retail business. This one piece of software can fill many needs. It can track inventory, process credit card payments and provide unique insight into how your

    September 22, 2019
  • Are you still managing your business the old school way?

    Old habits die hard, especially when it comes to business practices. However, in a world where technology has become the pinnacle of operational success, it’s almost impossible for business leaders to ignore the importance of technology within their businesses especially for inventory system in Kenya. In the same breath, how does a business leader differentiate

    August 16, 2019
  • Retail Business: Why You Need A POS System in Kenya

    From sales to in-depth information about your customers, a Point-Of-Sale POS System can revolutionise the way in which your retail business functions and thrives. However, before you can use it to your benefit, it is important to ensure that both you and your staff are fully acquainted with the software. There is no denying the

    August 5, 2019
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