August 2, 2018/Aetoswire
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions (TGCS), the global market share leader in installed retail point of sale (EPOS) technology, has rapidly grown its worldwide self-checkout (SCO) market share by 46 percent, according to research and consulting company RBR.
Toshiba’s overall share of the self-checkout market now stands at 21 percent affirms RBR’s Global EPOS (electronic point of sale) and Self-Checkout 2018 report. RBR’s data also establishes Toshiba’s position as the world’s fastest-growing major manufacturer of self-checkout solutions. The study further validates Toshiba as the global leader in EPOS with a 25 percent install share – more than the combined installed base share of its closest two competitors.
RBR reports SCO shipments reached a new record level in 2017 with 63,000 systems delivered, while forecasting 445,000 such products will be installed by 2023. RBR’s Global EPOS and Self-Checkout 2018 study is based on in-depth primary research, and provides detailed, country-by-country data and commentary for programmable EPOS and self-checkout hardware in 53 markets.
Toshiba recently introduced its next-generation Self Checkout System 7 platform, enabling retailers to customize in-store environments while providing shoppers a fast, personalized checkout experience. Toshiba’s latest solution is currently drawing significant interest from prominent retail and grocery stores throughout the world.
“Toshiba’s innovation in self-service continues with integrated solutions designed to deliver enriched shopping experiences while removing friction from retail operations,” said Bill Melo, Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions chief marketing executive.
“With our unique next-generation platform and proven engagement methodology, we remain committed to helping our clients drive significant ROI and greater customer satisfaction.”