December 20, 2023 | Schöneck, Germany
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GK is again number one for new POS software installations in Europe

  • Retail innovation specialists move up to fourth place for installations among all POS software providers worldwide
  • Strong growth in grocery in North America: GK accounts for more than a quarter of all new implementations there

GK is one of the most important providers of store software worldwide, with considerable market significance in Europe and significant growth in North America. In Europe, GK is the number one vendor for new installations in the year to June 2023 and moved up one rank to fourth place for the total number of installations worldwide among all vendors. This is according to the recently published study "Global POS Software 2023" by the strategic research and consulting firm RBR Data Services, a division of Datos Insights. For the study, analysts evaluated the number of installations of more than 120 POS software vendors in 48 countries. Only retail companies and projects with more than 1,000 POS systems were included in the study. 

GK is the number three POS software provider in the global grocery sector, comprised of supermarkets, discounters, and non-fuel convenience. In Eastern Europe, the specialists from Schöneck lead the ranking of all providers in terms of all POS software installations.

With customers such as Lidl, by far the largest retail chain in Europe, as well as Coop (Switzerland), Migros and US chains such as Hy-Vee, GK is one of the most important POS software providers in Europe and is expanding its presence in North America. In North America, GK accounts for 26 percent of all new POS software installations in the grocery retail sector. 

RBR Data Services provides clients with independent and reliable data and insights through published research, consulting, and bespoke data services. Its global research covers the cards and payments, retail technology and banking automation sectors and is used by the leading market participants, analysts, and regulators.

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