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Junction Solutions to Implement Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail at Pet Supplies Plus
A leading retailer of pet food, pet products, and pet supplies selects Junction Solutions to implement Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail.

pos supplies  financials, point of sale (POS), and business intelligence (BI), as well as budgeting, human resources (HR), fixed assets, and project management applications. Once the solution had been selected, Junction Solutions was awarded the implementation due to its depth of industry expertise and the track record of successful Microsoft Dynamics AX implementations with retail customers.

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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. 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.  

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Retail Applications Vendor Provides a Solid "Platform"


As spending on technology by major players is growing at an increasing pace, there are good opportunities for vendors which have been in the market for a while, such as One Network Enterprises. But they also face some unique challenges.

pos supplies  checked out at the POS counter, the item gets automatically invoiced to the retailer. Lean retailing adds to a retailer's profitability and enables a quick shift in merchandizing policies based on changing consumer perceptions. Retail purchase order generation by vendors This is the acme of the retailer-vendor relationship, and is a manifestation of the tight coupling of the two entities. It is possible only through seamless data flow between them. The manufacturer's material requirements planning (MRP) Read More

Why don’t the Potential Benefits of Spend Analysis Come Easily?




pos supplies  value proposition. For this post, it suffices to say that the vendor provides system rules, algorithms, intelligence, etc. that are tailored on a customer-by-customer basis. This ensures the highest level of spend data accuracy and flexibility for ongoing growth/changes, and enables the vendor to support direct spend or raw goods and materials used in the manufacture of products (whereas its peers can really only handle indirect materials or office supplies and other expenses that do not go into a Read More

A.C. Moore Selects and Quickly Implements Epicor Retail CRM


In anticipation of the upcoming NRF 2013 event, Epicor has announced that specialty retailer A.C. Moore has selected and implemented Epicor Retail Customer Relationship Management (CRM) to strengthen customer relations and support future loyalty and reward initiatives. With 141 stores along the US East Coast, A.C. Moore Arts @ Crafts, Inc., in addition to offering traditional craft products, is

pos supplies  clienteling, multi-channel retail, and POS software, it is difficult to question A.C. Moore’s choice. Related TEC Article Epicor Retail: Behind the Counter , April 2012 Read More

Bigfoot CMMS (Enterprise and Enterprise+) Is TEC Certified for CMMS and EAM


TEC is pleased to announce that cloud-based Bigfoot CMMS by Smartware Group, Inc. (versions Enterprise and Enterprise+) is now TEC Certified in the computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) and enterprise asset management (EAM) software spaces. These upgraded versions of Bigfoot CMMS have been designed to match the way maintenance professionals view, scan, and interact with computer screens of all sizes—tablet, iPad, PC, and smartphone alike—through a new, enhanced user interface and increased functionality.

pos supplies  maintenance, assets, parts & POs, and safety. An example of a screen in Bigfoot (assets) is shown below.   Figure 2: Bigfoot CMMS Assets Screen (click for larger image)   Though simple in design and presentation, the Bigfoot CMMS screens provide subtly powerful features. The screens are active data grids and allow extensive sorting and filtering of the information displayed. The color coding of field data (which is customizable) gives immediate visual indications on the status and criticality of an Read More

GlobalSTORE


Fujitsu GlobalSTORE is a fully featured, customizable PoS, cash management, and back office application. GlobalSTORE is geared toward small-specialty to large chain retailers. The company positions it to help reduce training costs, improve cashier performance, increase reliability, and lower maintenance and customization costs.  

pos supplies  a fully featured, customizable PoS, cash management, and back office application. GlobalSTORE is geared toward small-specialty to large chain retailers. The company positions it to help reduce training costs, improve cashier performance, increase reliability, and lower maintenance and customization costs. Read More

ACE Retail 3000 - POS System


There are three versions of ACE Retail 3000: Basic Edition, Standard Edition; and Advanced Edition. Ace Retail 3000 Basic Edition has over twenty modules and has touch screen capabilities. It runs on Microsoft SQL Server, which is included with the product. ACE Retail 3000 Standard Edition has over fifty modules, including an inventory management function. ACE Retail 3000 Advanced Edition has over eighty modules that can be customized and configured.

pos supplies  Retail 3000 - POS System There are three versions of ACE Retail 3000: Basic Edition, Standard Edition; and Advanced Edition. Ace Retail 3000 Basic Edition has over twenty modules and has touch screen capabilities. It runs on Microsoft SQL Server, which is included with the product. ACE Retail 3000 Standard Edition has over fifty modules, including an inventory management function. ACE Retail 3000 Advanced Edition has over eighty modules that can be customized and configured. Read More

Design Within Reach Selects NetSuite as Omnichannel Retail Platform


Design Within Reach, Inc., a multichannel retailer of authentic modern furniture, recently selected NetSuite as its core business management platform to support the retailer's rapid growth. P.J. Jakovljevic reports on what led to the win and the expected gains for the retailer.

pos supplies  ERP, order management, and POS systems ( Epicor, Tomax Corp. , and KWI being some), NetSuite should give Design Within Reach a modern cloud platform that aligns with the company's principles of modern design. Similarly, NetSuite's cloud architecture can scale as the company continues to grow.   Also a decisive factor here was NetSuite’s functional retail ERP completeness in the cloud, in part coming from some previous smart acquisitions (see TEC article ). NetSuite's unified data set should give Read More

POSmart


POSmart improves retailer relationships and business efficiencies. We streamline data integration, update reports and push them out to you automatically. You can drill into your interactive reports, select certain products, retailers, locations, timeframes, etc. You can take interactive reports with you and dynamically show retailers and management information relevant to their business. The open architecture integrates POS with internal data and gives 360 degrees view of sales.  

pos supplies  The open architecture integrates POS with internal data and gives 360 degrees view of sales. Read More

Improving Supply-Chain Resilience with webSCOR.com


This paper presents a case study from HP's Inkjet Supplies Business. It demonstrates how the combination of optimization and SCOR-based dynamic simulation effectively drives the critical supply chain design and policy decisions that improve overall supply chain resilience.

pos supplies  Supply-Chain Resilience with webSCOR.com This paper presents a case study from HP's Inkjet Supplies Business. It demonstrates how the combination of optimization and SCOR-based dynamic simulation effectively drives the critical supply chain design and policy decisions that improve overall supply chain resilience. Read More

NetSuite Acquires Retail Anywhere’s Cloud POS


Just before the NRF BIG Retail Show 2013, NetSuite announced that it had acquired Retail Anywhere, a provider of multichannel retail management solutions. The acquisition builds on NetSuite’s SuiteCommerce platform, delivering a broad integrated cloud business suite for retailers, giving them what they need to open up new sales channels and expand their businesses globally. The addition fulfills a

pos supplies  Acquires Retail Anywhere’s Cloud POS Just before the NRF BIG Retail Show 2013 , NetSuite announced that it had  acquired Retail Anywhere , a provider of multichannel retail management solutions. The acquisition builds on  NetSuite’s SuiteCommerce platform , delivering a broad integrated cloud business suite for retailers, giving them what they need to open up new sales channels and expand their businesses globally. The addition fulfills a strong demand among retailers for a single commerce Read More

Case Study: Esselte


Office supplies manufacturer Esselte Corporation was the first company to implement Microsoft® Dynamics AX across four continents. About a third of the way through the implementation, the company had already begun seeing a high return on investment (ROI). Find out how Esselte and its global implementation partner, Tectura, managed this large-scale and complex, global enterprise resource planning (ERP) project.

pos supplies  Study: Esselte Office supplies manufacturer Esselte Corporation was the first company to implement Microsoft® Dynamics AX across four continents. About a third of the way through the implementation, the company had already begun seeing a high return on investment (ROI). Find out how Esselte and its global implementation partner, Tectura, managed this large-scale and complex, global enterprise resource planning (ERP) project. Read More

Rapidly Growing Pharmacy Chain Selects Best-fit POS and ERP Systems with TEC


When SuperPharm, Trinidad and Tobago's leading pharmacy chain, noticed its existing enterprise resource planning (ERP) and point of sale (POS) systems weren't keeping pace with expansion, it immediately concluded that it needed a new software solution and a methodical evaluation process to back up its decision. SuperPharm chose Technology Evaluation Centers' (TEC's) objective and structured approach to understand its business processes and, consequently, identify its software requirements.

pos supplies  Pharmacy Chain Selects Best-fit POS and ERP Systems with TEC Rapidly Growing Pharmacy Chain Selects Best-fit POS and ERP Systems with TEC TEC's selection methodology helps SuperPharm discover how to get more out of its legacy systems Montreal, QC, August 4, 2009 - When SuperPharm, Trinidad and Tobago's leading pharmacy chain, noticed its existing enterprise resource planning (ERP) and point of sale (POS) systems weren't keeping pace with expansion, it immediately concluded that it needed a new software Read More

Point of Sale: To Stand Alone or Not?


When selecting a point of sale (POS) solution, users have a choice between stand-alone solutions and integrated solutions. They should first evaluate core and non-core components of POS systems, and assess the strengths and weaknesses of best-of-breed and integrated approaches.

pos supplies  system nor a legacy POS system, the question is, should they purchase a stand-alone POS system or not? In deciding between a POS system that is stand-alone, and one that is not, the organization must first understand what a POS system is. A POS system, also known as a point-of-purchase system, is composed of two main parts: software, and hardware. It will be helpful to first provide an overview of the core and non-core areas of a POS software system, as well as a brief definition of the POS hardware Read More