Case studies


Our clients include several Sunday Times FAST TRACK 100 companies.

Our clients, including several Sundays Times Fast Track 100 regulars, are integral to our success as a specialist EPOS consultancy providing proven solutions for growing hospitality and retail businesses with multiple sites. We’ve established great working relationships with many of our clients, stretching back to the start of the century (and beyond in several instances).

Here we present a selection of case studies featuring various hospitality and retail clients.


Salford City Council

Salford is a busy, dynamic city, a thriving cultural, economic and residential location covering 37 square miles of stunning urban living and open spaces, home to over 220,000 people proud to call themselves Salfordians. It responsible for providing their citizens with public amenities such as schools, social services and environmental health as well as administrative […]


The Lowry Arts Centre & Theatre

The Lowry is an architectural triumph and arts flagship for Salford and the north west bringing together a wide variety of performing and visual arts under one roof. The Lowry houses two main theatres and studio space for performing arts (1,730, 466 and 180 seats respectively). It presents a full range of drama, opera, ballet, […]



Timpson wanted to accurately record sales transactions against its growing range of services and retail products in as shorter time as possible in an easy to use manner. Although simplicity, speed and accuracy are the priorities the system also needed to be flexible and configurable to allow phased expansion of the solution for automatic polling […]


Max Spielmann

Max Spielmann wanted to accurately record sales transactions for a vast range of photo store products as easily, efficiently and quickly as possible. The products range from ordering prints to using digital images for numerous brilliant gift ideas. The Suite After extensive consultation, GS recommended a system based around Sharp UP-800 fully integrated point of […]

Viva Brazil Case Study video

Andy Aldrich is the managing director of Viva Brazil restaurants and also runs a couple of champagne bars in major city centre department stores in Manchester and Glasgow. Viva Brazil has outlets in Liverpool and Glasgow and is planning to open a third in Cardiff and a fourth in Edinburgh. Andy originally worked with GS about […]

Baa Bar case study video

Baa Bar is one of the north west’s most iconic and popular late night bar concepts. First launched in 1991 in Liverpool, the brand currently has seven outlets and is rolling out across the region with new sites in Leeds, Birmingham and Sheffield in the pipeline. In this video Baa Bar finance director Andrew Blackburn […]

Almond Family Pubs video

The Almond Family Pubs runs a very successful pub carvery operation in the North West and currently has four pubs in its portfolio: the Fletchers Arms, Hesketh Tavern, Puss in Boots and Three Bears. Co-owned by James and Vicki Almond and father Doug, the family are proud of their reputation for providing top quality food and drink in welcoming, traditional, yet stylish surroundings. Their passion for excellence […]

Living Ventures Case Study video

Jeremy Roberts, alongside business partner Tim Bacon, is a co-founder of Living Ventures, one of the UK’s most dynamic, imaginative and innovative food and drink operations. The award-winning group has a richly deserved reputation for developing, launching and operating a diverse portfolio of successful and profitable brands; these range from The Alchemist cocktail destination, a […]


San Carlo case study video

Marcello Distefano is the managing director of the fast growing, award-winning San Carlo Italian restaurant group, which currently has 12 outlets split between three brands, San Carlo, Cicchetti and Signor Sassi. In this video, recorded a few years ago, he talks about working with GS Systems. Established in 1992, the group is really well known […]