Retail Management Software Blog Blog

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Planning for Profitability

Profitable retail businesses don’t just happen. They are planned. But in the dynamic forces of today’s consumer buying habits, flexible planning is the surest way to ensure profitability across every channel of your business....

Join us as we celebrate our 20 years in the Retail Software Industry at the NRF Big Show in New York January 15-17, 2017!

We will be showing off all of the features and functions of our software that make us the industry’s leading software vendor! As we all know, today’s software industry is a crowded landscape of...

Web Marketplace

Why Web Order Fulfillment Should Be Fast and Accurate

There are two things that will kill your web orders – inaccuracies and slow speeds. Why Your Web Order Fulfillment Processes Should Be Accurate Customers order what they want. If you get the orders...

mobile POS

5 Reasons to Employ a Mobile POS

The point of sale (POS) is the place where you and your customer meet face to face to perform the purpose that customer walked into your store. It’s the place where you capture your...

successful clienteling

6 Principles of Successful Clienteling

Clienteling is the practice is building long-term relationships with customers based on their purchasing history, product research behaviors, and personality traits. Successful clienteling involve getting to know your customers so well you can recommend...

wholesale operations

5 Reasons Costco Leads in Wholesale Operations Management

If you look at any industry, you can see who leads and who follows and determine best practices for that industry based on that information. In the area of wholesale operations, Costco is the...

retail accounting solution

4 Essential Retail Accounting Functions You Must Integrate Today

Retail accounting is often thought of as an “also/and” function that gets tacked onto retail operations. You have your purchasing processes down, your merchandising practices fine tuned, your customer service machine oiled and firing...

retail budgetig

How to Get a Handle On Your Store Budget

Store budgets can get out of control real quick if you don’t get a handle on it. But how do you do that? With product purchases flying out the door, customers rolling in and...

ecommerce solution

How to Handle Data in E-Commerce

How does your e-commerce solution handle data? How should it handle data? The proverbial “it depends” just won’t cut it any more. There needs to be an effective and efficient way to handle data...

price management and retail profits

What Impact Do Prices Have On Profits?

E-book distributor Smashwords has done some studies on e-book pricing, and what they’ve found is that $2.99 is one of the best price points for e-books in any genre, hence the reason that is...