Coffee#1, the SA Brain-owned coffee shop chain, has partnered with Zonal Retail Data Systems as it seeks to add another none sites over the next year.

The currently 71-strong brand has installed Zonal’s Aztec EPoS which encompasses Coffee#1’s loyalty programme, gift cards and end-to-end purchasing management through Zonal’s Acquire.

Coffe#1’s IT & Hospitality Manager, Steve Hicks, said: “We were looking a technology partner that could grow with our emerging coffee shop concept. Zonal ticked all the boxes in terms of solutions, experience, expertise and support. We are delighted with the service that we have received and the seamless integration of Aztec into our sites.

“Through their integrated solutions we have a clear picture of how each Coffee#1 is performing and can analyse business performance effectively. We also have a full picture of our customers and can tailor offers to suit their purchasing habits.”