In 2017, NTS Retail celebrates its 20th anniversary. A perfect occasion to look back, honor common achievements and also to set new ambitious goals for the future.

"Take a simple computer and teach it how to handle a checkout process."

It was this seemingly trivial idea dating back to the year 1997 that has led to an extensive commerce solution which started out as a regular Windows-based POS solution.


  • "Wincash" is being developed as one of the first Windows-based POS solutions
  • An Austrian telecommunications provider becomes our first customer
  • Start-up as a telco POS provider with 3 employees in the Austrian town of Wilhering


  • First customer abroad
  • "Wincash" becomes multi-lingual and multi-client capable
  • Introduction of our own inventory management solution


  • ​With Commit Polska, NTS now has a sister company in Poland
  • First customer in Africa
  • Our export rate already exceeds 80%



  • The company now already counts more than 50 employees
  • The solution is being renamed: "Wincash" becomes "NTSwincash"
  • The software now builds on the latest Java technology
  • NTS opens up a new office in Vienna
  • The company wins the WKO Export Price 2007


  • NTS further expands by taking up a new office space in Leonding
  • The NTSwincash inventory management system is further enhanced by a feature allowing for central control over the entire branch logistics
  • NTS opens up a new office in St. Petersburg/Russia


  • NTS' workforce has now grown to more than 100 employees
  • "NTSwincash" makes NTS market leader in the European telco retail industry
  • NTS receives the "Trio of the Year" award in the service 2012 category
  • The company wins two Retail Evolution Awards in Poland


  • From a POS system to a comprehensive retail management solution for telecoms: "NTSwincash" becomes "NTS Retail"
  • A global partner program is being developed
  • Launch of our own innovation lab for live demos and the presentation of our latest developments
  • NTS Retail joins TM Forum


  • Johannes Stürzlinger becomes a member of the Executive Board
  • NTS Retail now offers a dedicated commerce platform based on open APIs
  • The company wins two TM Forum Catalyst Awards in 2016 and 2017
  • NTS Retail is proud to serve customers in more than 20 countries: from Northern Europe to Oceania

Our customers and partners are a very important part of our success. This is why we want to take the opportunity and sincerely thank you for your loyalty throughout the past two decades and for the many exciting projects we got to share.