Retailers Rate Epson #1 in Peripherals Four Years in a Row

Posted August 4, 2009

EpsonEpson Tops the Charts Again in RIS News 2009 Hardware LeaderBoard Survey

For the fourth year in a row Epson, a leading supplier of value-added point-of-service (POS) solutions, has been voted the number one peripherals provider in the Hardware LeaderBoard 2009 published by Retail Information Systems News (RIS) Magazine. The rankings are based on a cumulative score in six categories, including Product Features and Functionality, Price and Value, Overall Performance, Technology Innovation, Support and Service and Product Reliability.

“Epson keeps a perfect record going as the winner of this category [peripherals] for the fourth straight year,” cited the RIS LeaderBoard. “In capturing the top spot Epson achieved top scores in the following criteria: Product Features and Product Reliability.”

With an overall score of 50.43 (out of 60), Epson was named number one peripherals vendor for the fourth consecutive year, surpassing IBM, NCR, and Lexmark. The peripherals category includes keyboards, scanners, receipt printers, electronic payment devices, signature capture pads, check imagers, biometric identification readers, pole units, screens and cash drawers.

“We are proud that retailers continue to vote Epson number one in peripherals,” said Mike Helm, Director of Sales and Marketing, Epson System Device Group. “Our commitment to the retail industry is stronger than ever, and we continue to listen and support our customers with innovative products that solve problems and improve operations.”

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