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Point of Sale (POS) Systems

A point-of-sale (POS) system helps retailers automate transactions. POS solutions are used in retail stores where sales associates must enter sales, refunds, layaways, transfers, etc. POS systems typically consist of some form of electronic cash register and may include credit or debit card processing. Such systems are generally used wherever goods or services are exchanged for monetary value, including the hotel and restaurant industry and in retail environments.  

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Celerant Launches Stratus Retail POS at NRF 2014


Celerant Technology recently launched its next-generation point-of-sale (POS) system, Straus Retail. The new POS solution will provide real-time visibility throughout the retail enterprise and significantly reduce overall costs and labor. Get the details in P.J.’s blog post.

pos retail organization  In other words, the POS software at the retail store(s), e-commerce site, mail/phone order and catalog, and warehouse are all integrated within one, real-time system, eliminating the need to re-enter data and online orders.   The full rollout of the Stratus Retail suite has been initiated with Stratus POS, which can stand alone or integrate with the existing Celerant Command Retail e-commerce and mobile commerce suites. The current flagship Celerant Command Retail is a real-time retail management system Read More

What’s Microsoft’s Retail Play?


The retail experience is no longer limited to the showroom due to mobile and Web sales, social media, and complex pricing, among other considerations. Read TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic’s article and see how Microsoft’s recently released end-to-end retail solution, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail, with new point of sale and multi-channel management capabilities can help retailers run their entire business.

pos retail organization  also those using Microsoft POS and Retail Merchandizing System (RMS) products (from former QuickSell Commerce ), and any other Microsoft products that retailers use? MG: Microsoft’s small to medium business (SMB)-based solutions, such as RMS, historically have more than 40,000 customers across 40 countries. As I said earlier, Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail has already been adopted in more than 30 countries in just under two years—including all of the emerging markets, such as China, Russia, India, a Read More

Celerant Command Retail


Celerant Command Retail is real-time retail software that uses an integrated system to manage various areas of a retail organization, including POS, back-office functions, inventory management, warehouse, distribution center, allocation, e-commerce, data mining, reporting, and others. Celerant is based on a Java platform.  

pos retail organization  a retail organization, including POS, back-office functions, inventory management, warehouse, distribution center, allocation, e-commerce, data mining, reporting, and others. Celerant is based on a Java platform. Read More

On-demand Retail Trade Partner Integration Provider Asserts its Expertise


SPS Commerce delivers on-demand Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) SCM solutions to address inefficiencies in the retail supply chain network. Find out why SPS’ latest tools are a cut above the rest and how they help improve the way suppliers, retailers, and other trading partners manage and fulfill orders. And get the inside story as TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic sits down for a candid conversation with SPS’ Jim Frome.

pos retail organization  collaborative data, such as POS and order performance information, to drive conversations and shared decision making is a significant retail trend. This includes additional system integration, but also much more interaction at a personal level. One large area of E2.0 interest is our Trading Partner Directory , which is modeled after popular social networking sites. SPS Commerce’s Trading Partner Directory is a searchable directory that includes trading partner contact information, business capabilities, Read More

National FFA Organization Deploys VAI S2K ERP


The National FFA Organization recently implemented VAI Software’s S2K Enterprise suite to integrate and streamline its portal, customer relationship management, manufacturing, distribution, and warehouse operations. Among the list of features the company was looking for from its ERP solution, the following were high on the list: integration, reporting capabilities, and speed to ship.

pos retail organization  an active e-commerce platform, POS system, and direct entry call center, National FFA needed a fully integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to automate its core business functions. Given the company’s extensive product variations and its customers’ preference for product personalization (at any given time, it may have more than 6,000 stock keeping units [SKUs] in multiple sizes and colors), it also required a solution that could accommodate and streamline large volumes of merchandise m Read More

Case Study: Small Retail Chain Gears Up for Rapid Growth


Elephant Pharm, a start-up retail chain in the natural health and wellness retail market, needed a software solution to help the company compete with the bigger players in the industry, and to achieve sustainable growth. The retailer found the right software with Aldata Solution.

pos retail organization  Study: Small Retail Chain Gears Up for Rapid Growth Elephant Pharm, a start-up retail chain in the natural health and wellness retail market, needed a software solution to help the company compete with the bigger players in the industry, and to achieve sustainable growth. The retailer found the right software with Aldata Solution. Read More

Epicor CRM Software for Retail a Popular Choice to Improve Customer Experience


With various packages of customer relationship management (CRM) software for retail available on the market, two retailers recently selected Epicor’s latest CRM software release, Epicor Retail CRM 7.0, with the goal of improving customer experience. Epicor’s CRM software for retail seems to be a popular choice.

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JustEnough for Retail


JustEnough's solutions, available for cloud or on premises implementations, can help retailers forecast customer demand, plan merchandise and inventory, and then execute on those plans. Modules available from JustEnough include Merchandise Financial Planning, Assortment & Space Planning, Price & Markdown Planning, Promotion Management, Allocation and Replenishment.    

pos retail organization  for Retail JustEnough''s solutions, available for cloud or on premises implementations, can help retailers forecast customer demand, plan merchandise and inventory, and then execute on those plans. Modules available from JustEnough include Merchandise Financial Planning, Assortment & Space Planning, Price & Markdown Planning, Promotion Management, Allocation and Replenishment. Read More

Escalate Retail Commerce


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Retail Systems: A Primer


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Macintosh Retail Group to Use Progress Pacific PaaS


During the Progress Exchange 2013 conference, Progress announced that Macintosh Retail Group (MRG), a large-scale retailer in the lifestyle and fashion sector, will deploy the Progress Pacific platform as a service (PaaS). The decision is part of the company's modernization of key systems to facilitate for its customers a consistent brand experience. MRG’s retail and product

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The Retail Battleground for Pricing Management


The imperative to respond to constantly-evolving customer requirements more efficiently is driving retailers to look at applications giants to provide standardized software that provides flexible, integrated demand intelligence.

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CitiXsys iVend Retail 5.0 for Point-of-sale Retail Certification Report


CitiXsys product iVend Retail is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of point-of-sale (POS) solutions in the Wholesale and Retail Trade Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

pos retail organization  online evaluation of point-of-sale (POS) solutions in the Wholesale and Retail Trade Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary. Read More