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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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The Benefits of Retail Management POS Software


Point of sale (POS) software was designed to speed up sales checkout processes. However, it has evolved to include many more features, and is now more commonly referred to as retail management systems (RMS). The benefits of implementing RMS are clear—they can help increase profits, improve marketing strategies, automate manual processes, manage inventory, and—most importantly—make the customer experience more memorable.

pos rms  Benefits of Retail Management POS Software Point of sale (POS) software was designed to speed up sales checkout processes. However, it has evolved to include many more features, and is now more commonly referred to as retail management systems (RMS). The benefits of implementing RMS are clear—they can help increase profits, improve marketing strategies, automate manual processes, manage inventory, and—most importantly—make the customer experience more memorable. Read More

Microsoft Lays Enforced-Concrete Foundation For Its Business Solutions


While most of its applications co-opetitors have been licking their wounds and dreading another financial quarterly report, cash amassed Microsoft has recently shown a flair for aptly devising and executing a strategy for its Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) division portfolio, to its partners and customers delight and to dismay of its archrivals.

pos rms  store operations system handled POS and back-office functions such as inventory control and CRM. 3. Delivering next-generation business applications MBS intends to build, in a long term, a common foundation framework on top of Microsoft .NET framework that will serve as an integration platform for vanilla'' application components stemming from all MBS'' solutions, which will then be enhanced vertically or in any other way by third-party vendors. The first piece of the initiative to develop a Read More

Business Case - J.E. Mondou


Learn how JE Mondou Ltd., a 33-store, Montreal-based pet food and accessory chain updated its retail IT system with a cost-effective, end-to-end ERP solution from Microsoft.

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WineDirect Acquires Winery Accounting and POS Provider


WineDirect announced that it has acquired Elypsis Winery from Admiral IT. Headquartered in Napa Valley, CA, WineDirect provides sales technology and fulfillment services for wineries. Elypsis offers a range of services encompassing enterprise resource planning (ERP), point of sale (POS), and customer relationship management (CRM). WineDirect already provided a broad range of

pos rms  Acquires Winery Accounting and POS Provider WineDirect announced that it has acquired Elypsis Winery from Admiral IT. Headquartered in Napa Valley, CA, WineDirect provides sales technology and fulfillment services for wineries. Elypsis offers a range of services encompassing enterprise resource planning (ERP), point of sale (POS), and customer relationship management (CRM). WineDirect already provided a broad range of services to help wineries sell more wine direct to consumer (DTC), including Read More

Microsoft Retail Systems


Microsoft Point of Sale and Microsoft Retail Management System provide a complete point of purchase solution suite for small and midsize specialty retail businesses. Released in 2005, Microsoft Point of Sale has enabled Microsoft to further penetrate the retail market.

pos rms  unclear Moreover, upgrading from POS to RMS is also complex. Microsoft Point of Sale is likely a good avenue for retailers which are convinced that business will remain a single location. For retailers that might eventually expand business to between two and ten locations, other vendors such as Synchronics or Intuit should be evaluated. Finally, for retailers needing a solution for over ten locations, Microsoft RMS, Fujitsu, Retail Anywhere, or any other retail system vendors, should be evaluated Read More

Case Study: Kathmandu


Outdoor equipment and clothing retailer Kathmandu sought a new enterprise management system to support expansion throughout Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. The new system, with capabilities for point of sale (POS) and inventory management, had to be scalable. Based on a strong customer reference, Kathmandu chose PRONTO-Xi. Find out how PRONTO-Xi has helped improved efficiencies and promotion management.

pos rms  for point of sale (POS) and inventory management, had to be scalable. Based on a strong customer reference, Kathmandu chose PRONTO-Xi. Find out how PRONTO-Xi has helped improved efficiencies and promotion management. Read More

POS-Connect


POS-Connect is a Web-based cash register and business performance dashboard solution. POS-Connect applications include: a cash system that can be run as a stand-alone system, networked locally, or connected to any PC with an internet connection; POS Dashboard, which provides the tactical information required to manage daily business; the E-ORDER system, which allows simplified ordering for each business location; InfoXchange-an Intranet system that provides the background for all POS-Connect applications and also provides a platform for information sharing between the various points of business; Corporate Dashboard, which provides company leaders with answers to questions about overall performance; and a content management system (CMS) that allows users to create websites and add, edit, or delete content from all areas of the site.  

pos rms  with an internet connection; POS Dashboard, which provides the tactical information required to manage daily business; the E-ORDER system, which allows simplified ordering for each business location; InfoXchange-an Intranet system that provides the background for all POS-Connect applications and also provides a platform for information sharing between the various points of business; Corporate Dashboard, which provides company leaders with answers to questions about overall performance; and a content Read More

SuperPharm, Ltd.


SuperPharm, a Trinidad-based pharmacy chain, was having a problem with replenishment and risked losing customers. The problem lay in the point of sale (POS) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) for distribution systems—and that users couldn’t easily access the systems’ functionalities. After TEC helped SuperPharm with a software evaluation, SuperPharm realized it already had the best systems for its needs. Find out why.

pos rms  of its existing retail POS and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems allowed SuperPharm to measure where it was against its desired level of feature functionality. As a result, SuperPharm was clearly able to see that it was underutilizing the available functionality. The completed RFIs were also used to identify and plan for the necessary customized functionality and more in-depth training from the vendor for SuperPharm''s existing solutions.   Caribbean Pharmacy Chain Expands Rapidly After Read More

POS Software Evaluation Center from Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) Revamped to Reflect Current Challenges in Retail Management


While high real estate costs and the cost of labor are large contributors to the number of store closures over the past few years, the increase of online digital shops that retailers offer over-and-above their brick-and-mortar shops is a stark reality for retailers—one that differentiates the successful ones from their failing competition. Learn more about meeting the requirements of omnichannel retailing.

pos rms  been added to TEC’s POS software evaluation center for retail management. Montreal, Canada (December 29, 2014) — Perhaps no other industry has been impacted by the rapid advancements in technology as much as the retail industry. The proliferation of devices and touchpoints has changed the way consumers shop, both in-store and online—referred to in the industry as “omnichannel” retailing. With multiple channels and platforms for consumers to perform transactions on, point-of-sale (POS) systems Read More

iVend Retail: Point of Sale (POS) Systems Competitor Analysis Report


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.

pos rms  helps retailers automate transactions. POS solutions are used in retail stores where sales associates must enter sales, refunds, layaways, transfers, etc. TEC''s model of POS systems facilitates the selection process with research on vendors that support inventory management, register management, price management, transaction management, and other capabilities. Read More

Is Epicor Poised to Rule the Mid-Market Retail Sector? (Part III)


Part II of this blog topic analyzed Epicor's forays into the attractive retail sector via the CRS Retail acquisition two years ago. Most recently, with the acquisition of NSB Retail Systems, Epicor has further expanded its functional footprint, market share and geographic presence in the sector. Namely, NSB added over 200 specialty retail logos, thereby more than doubling Epicor’s retail install

pos rms  leader in the fragmented POS software market (for serving top-tier soft-goods retailers) with 26 percent market share (17 percent coming from NSB and 9 percent from Epicor/CRS). This is more than SAP and Oracle combined, at 21 percent market share (13 percent coming from SAP Triversity and 8 percent from Oracle 360 Commerce ). Other notable POS players, some of which can be checked out at TEC''s POS Evaluation Center, are NCR , Gemmar Systems , JDA Software , Datavantage (MICROS) and Cornell-Mayo . In Read More

Two Epicor Retail SaaS Solution Wins


Vestis Retail Group, which operates Bob's Stores, Eastern Mountain Sports, and Sport Chalet (acquired most recently in August 2014), recently selected several Epicor Retail software as a service (SaaS) solutions for its expanding retail sporting goods apparel and equipment business. Epicor Retail has long had a broad portfolio of solutions for specialty retailers, but with the recent acquisitions of ShopVisible and QuantiSense, Epicor Retail is now able to address most aspects of customer engagement, enterprise merchandising management, and big data analytics, and offer a single view of products, customers, and transactions, in real-time and from any point of interaction, in today's omni-channel retail fashion.

pos rms  including Point of Sale (POS), Mobile, Enterprise Selling, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Merchandise Planning, Assortment Planning, Merchandising, Warehouse Management, Sales Audit, and Retail Analytics.   Also recently, Bauer Hockey, the world''s leading designer, developer, manufacturer, and marketer of ice hockey equipment, selected Epicor Retail cloud solutions for its new Own The Moment retail experiences, the first of which is set to open in the Boston suburb of Burlington, Read More

Epicor Retail Strategic Plan Ramping Up in 2013


The Epicor Retail division of global business software solution provider Epicor Software Corporation provides solutions for retailers seeking to streamline processes, integrate channels, and leverage intelligence  in a variety of industries including apparel, footwear, discount, general merchandise, automotive aftermarket, lumber and building materials, nursery, and pharmacy. Epicor is the retail

pos rms  continuing investments in both POS and enterprise cloud technology. Global Presence The key initiatives aligned with new and emerging requirements in the retail sector, starting with globalization. According to a survey of 326 major international retailers conducted by CBRE , the globalization of the retail sector continued to gain steam in 2012, with almost half (47 percent) of the retailers in the survey having a presence in the Americas, Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific (APAC). Read More

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 rms  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