Article by Chris Costi, Last update at March 13, 2019
Nobly started out in 2013 and have their headquarters in the United Kingdom with offices in New York and Montevideo. Their software is most suitable for small to medium sized independent businesses in the hospitality trade. Nobly is a point of sales system that offers inventory management, staff management, general business reporting and loyalty schemes. It is available in over 20 countries including the US and Canada. For accounting needs, Nobly integrates with Xero and QuickBooks effortlessly, and with their credit card payment services they offer a fully comprehensive EPOS system for the hospitality industry. With Nobly you will be able to process all types of credit and debit cards and integrate with ERP programs, MailChimp and other third party loyalty applications.
Nobly bases its prices per registered iPad and charges start from £59 per month or £468 per year. What you get with each registration is one Nobly POS license, free onboarding, back office suite, software updates and 24/7 support. They also offer a free demo and a 15 day free trial for interested buyers. Hardware bundles are available and the cost ranges from £315 to £445. Contact the support team for help with setting up.
Nobly is a highly rated fully comprehensive point of sales system that has won awards from the UK Digital Experience Awards 2017, the Food & Drink Innovation Awards 2017 and the GetApp Category Leader award. Available in over 20 countries, Nobly is one of the best EPOS systems for restaurants and bars in the UK and is trusted by big names in the business. What makes it so popular is the software that offers stock control, real time reporting, Table service, menu planning and editing, customer loyalty program, Offline mode and seamless integration with other useful apps. Nobly also has a great track record when it comes to customer service.
Nobly is a user friendly point of sale system that works through your iPad and can be programmed to suite your business needs. The software is most suitable for the hospitality industry and also covers services like Spas, salons and QSR. Easy integrations with powerful programs can make this EPOS system a complete restaurant management system that has all the tools needed to run and control your business.
Multiple reports, with powerful analytics, are available to help you make informed decisions for your business. The back office software allows you to view sales reports, end of day reports, inventory reports and staff reports. With all this information at your fingertips you will have a full overview of how your business is operating. Nobly offers all these reports at a touch of a button and you will be able to export this information directly into QuickBooks or Xero for all accounting needs. Hourly reports are possible to keep track of stock and staff requirements. Intelligent reporting is available to you from anywhere at any time as long as you have an internet connection. Nobly also works offline with no interruptions to your business. Once the internet is back on all the data is synced.
Table service is also an important feature on the Nobly point of sales system. With this feature you will be able to take tableside ordering with an iPad, send tickets directly to the kitchen and keep track of the status of your tables at all times. If needed you will easily be able to split payments, give discounts or edit and remove tables instantly. Tracking tables and payments will allow swift and easy acceptance of payments and turnover of tables.
Ingredient tracking is made simple with the Nobly software and you can keep track of your stock through their real time overview of stock levels. Never run short of any ingredient again, and keep track of the cost of each item through this powerful feature. Cost and profit reports can be worked out as you will be able to track exactly how much of each ingredient you have used.
Loyalty schemes can be set up and customized for your type of business. Rewarding loyal customers with some kind of a reward system is a great marketing tool. These rewards can offer customers an incentive and create repeat business for your store. You can also set up and keep on hand all your customers information and keep track of who your loyal customers are. If you integrate with MailChimp you can send out marketing emails to all you customers whenever you have a promotion or special offer. Building a connection with your customers is important if you want to establish a loyal following.
Integrate with a range of payment terminals through Nobly for freedom of choice and make the best decision for your business. You will be able to receive all types of payments including contactless, ApplePay, Magstrip and EMV smartcards. Transaction times are instant and you can also set up and accept gift cards and store credits. To choose the right payment provider for your business, Nobly can offer advice. Some of the available providers are Ingenico Group which offers a cross channel of secure solutions, or Barclays, one of the UK’s largest payment processors. Whatever you choose you can rest assured that you will get a safe and fast payment method that is fully functional and can be used with contactless and Apple Pay.