Along with the general retail environment for each country/region, we discuss the country by country shipments, installed base, and forecasts for the following retail market segments:
Hospitality (Pubs, Table Service/Family Restaurants, Fast Food)
Table of Contents
Introduction / Background and Objectives
POS Definitions Used
Market Segment Definitions
1. TRENDS, DRIVERS & BARRIERS
2. EMEA MARKET OVERVIEW
2.1 POS Installed Base History by Country
2.2 POS Installed Base History by Retail Segment
2.3 POS Shipment History by Country
2.4 POS Shipment History by Retail Segment
3.1 Retail Overview
3.2 POS Installed Base History
3.3 POS Shipments History
4.1 Retail Overview
4.2 POS Installed Base History
4.3 POS Shipments History
5. UNITED KINGDOM (UK)
5.1 Retail Overview
5.2 POS Installed Base History
5.3 POS Shipments History
6.1 Retail Overview
6.2 POS Installed Base History
6.3 POS Shipments History
7.1 Retail Overview
7.2 POS Installed Base History
7.3 POS Shipments History
8.1 Retail Overview
8.2 POS Installed Base History
8.3 POS Shipments History
9.1 Retail Overview
9.2 POS Installed Base History
9.3 POS Shipments History
10. AUSTRIA / SWITZERLAND
10.1 Retail Overview
10.2 POS Installed Base History
10.3 POS Shipments History
11.1 Retail Overview
11.2 POS Installed Base History
11.3 POS Shipments History
12. OTHER EMEA
12.1 Retail Overview
12.2 POS Installed Base History
12.3 POS Shipments History
13.1 Projected Shipments by Country from 2016 – 2021
13.2 Projected Shipments by Segment from 2016 – 2021
List of Figures
Figure 1 – EMEA POS Installed Base History by Country
Figure 2 – EMEA POS Installed Base History by Retail Segment
Figure 3 – EMEA POS Shipment History by Country
Figure 4 – EMEA POS Shipment History by Retail Segment
Figure 5 – Germany POS Installed Base History
Figure 6 – Germany POS Shipment History
Figure 7 – France POS Installed Base History
Figure 8 – France POS Shipment History
Figure 9 – UK POS Installed Base History
Figure 10 – UK POS Shipment History
Figure 11 – Italy POS Installed Base History
Figure 12 – Italy POS Shipment History
Figure 13 – Spain POS Installed Base History
Figure 14 – Spain POS Shipment History
Figure 15 – Benelux POS Installed Base History
Figure 16 – Benelux POS Shipment History
Figure 17 – Scandinavia POS Installed Base History
Figure 18 – Scandinavia POS Shipment History
Figure 19 – Austria/Switzerland POS Installed Base History
Figure 20 – Austria/Switzerland POS Shipment History
Figure 21 – Russia POS Installed Base History
Figure 22 – Russia POS Shipment History
Figure 23 – Other EMEA POS Installed Base History
Figure 24 – Other EMEA POS Shipment History
Figure 25 – 2016-2020 Projected Shipments by Country
Figure 26 – 2016-2020 Projected Shipments by Segment
EMEA EPOS Definitions
At IHL we believe it is important that we state clearly the definitions of what we are classifying as a POS device. For the purposes of our analysis, we are defining POS as PC-based workstations, namely PC-class Processor-based and LAN-available terminals. Although others might include Electronic Funds Terminals as POS, we do not include them here. Perhaps the best definitions come from the use of the current model names of the top vendors that we are including:
- Toshiba GC: SurePOS 500 family, TCx 700, TCx 300, TCxWave
- Hewlett Packard: RP5, MP9, RP9 and PCOCD
- Diebold Nixdorf: BEETLE family of terminals
- NCR: Pseries and RealPOS families
- Fujitsu: TeamPOS 7000 series, TP8 series
In our research, we also include PC-on-Cash-Drawer devices (PCOCD); however, we do not attempt to distinguish
We do not include Electronic Cash Registers (ECR) in our study. Although the lines have blurred as to POS and ECR in terms of processors and connectivity, we believe there is a clear distinction in functionality, expandability, and serviceability between the devices.
As this report also looks at market segment information, it is important that we distinguish the types of institutions we include in each market segment. These are the following:
Food/Supermarket: Stores that sell food and grocery items and have between 4-20 terminals per store.
Drug Stores: Stores that sell personal care and medicinal items and have 2-5 terminals per store.
Hypermarkets: This is a broad segment that varies by country. In many, it includes a full service Food store as well as products typically included at Discounters under one roof. In other countries, stores can range anywhere from a Superstore format (think Wal-Mart Supercenter) to a full-line Department Store (with large appliances) combined with a full-line Grocery store.
Department Stores: Traditionally larger format stores, upscale in products and including hard and soft goods with department style checkout.
Mass Merchandisers: Like a Hypermarket format, only carrying non-food items or limited food items and using a front-end checkout. Also includes Discounters.
Specialty Stores: Stores that focus on particular product line niches. Includes apparel, news, shoes, and DIY type stores.
Convenience/Gas: Includes forecourt locations.
Hospitality: Includes Restaurants, Bars, Pubs and Hotels.
For the purposes of this report we do not count units that are in labs; we only count those in pilot or in rollout.
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