What Walmart, Costco, and other famous retailers Seemed like when they opened

bingepost | January 26, 2020

Walmart has become the biggest retailer on the planet, however it was only an experimental reduction shop when it started in 1962.Everybody gets their start someplace. And it is not any different for major national retailers.  Lots of modern-day domestic big-box and department stores have existed for decades, getting the important changes essential to live in the brutal retail organization. Others assert glimmers of the older selves, such as Walmart’s perpetual focus on reduced rates as well as the warehouse design embraced by Home Depot and Costco.

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POS RETAIL

B-Stock Announces ReverseLogix as Returns Management Solutions Partner

ReverseLogix | June 10, 2022

ReverseLogix, a provider of end-to-end returns management systems, today announced a partnership with B-Stock, the world's largest business-to-business marketplace for returned, excess, and other liquidation merchandise. The partnership provides merchants with ReverseLogix's powerful returns management solution (RMS) that empowers sellers to centrally manage eCommerce product returns with B-Stock's industry-leading platform to sell and buy customer returns, overstock, and other excess merchandise. As consumers spend more time and money shopping online, retailers are looking to technology to help them orchestrate and automate product returns operations. With global eCommerce sales estimated to top $7 trillion dollars by 2025 (Statista), reverse logistics technology presents a significant opportunity for organizations to offer a well-managed customer experience beyond the initial point of sale through a returns experience that is easy for the customer and cost-efficient for the retailer. "In today's eCommerce-driven world, returns management is critical to improving profitability and delivering a superior customer experience, From providing a totally self-service returns initiation to streamlining returns processing in the warehouse, to after-sales care and resale, the ReverseLogix RMS directly addresses the need for better consumer returns experiences and more efficient returns management operations. We are thrilled to collaborate with B-Stock who, like ReverseLogix, is focused on delivering solutions that deliver true business value." -Gaurav Saran, CEO of ReverseLogix. "As a 2-sided marketplace, B-Stock provides business value to the world's largest retailers and manufacturers by allowing them to outsource their returns process to B-Stock to drive high recovery, and operational efficiency, at a fraction of the cost it would require managing the process internally, In addition to the value to large sellers, B-Stock empowers the entrepreneurs of commerce in the form of the growing number of medium to small businesses who bid and buy on B-Stock to secure the inventory they need for their resell businesses. B-Stock's platform and recommerce expertise, combined with ReverseLogix returns management software, provides an innovative approach to optimize the entire returns process." -Sean Cleland, Vice President to Sales and Partnerships. About B-Stock B-Stock is the world's largest B2B recommerce marketplace for excess [or surplus] merchandise. Businesses of all sizes leverage the B-Stock platform to sell and buy customer returns, overstock, and other excess merchandise. Our customers range from the world's largest brands and retailers (including nine of the top 10 U.S. retailers) who want best-in-class inventory management to entrepreneurs looking to source valuable merchandise for their resale businesses. B-Stock believes there is tremendous value in and demand for this inventory – no matter the category, condition, or location. We pride ourselves on empowering the entrepreneurs and innovators of commerce. Having completed over 225,000 transactions in 2021, B-Stock gives buyers a simple and direct way to buy valuable products and offers sellers a trusted replacement for traditional liquidation while boosting operational efficiency, recovery rates, and cycle time. About ReverseLogix ReverseLogix is the only end-to-end, centralized, and fully integrated returns management system built specifically for retail, ecommerce, manufacturing and 3PL organizations. Whether B2B, B2C or hybrid, the ReverseLogix platform facilitates, manages, and reports on the entire returns' lifecycle. Organizations that rely on ReverseLogix deliver a vastly superior customer returns experience, save employee time with faster workflows, and increase profits with 360⁰ insight into returns data.

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POS RETAIL

Lightspeed Brings Flagship Hospitality POS and Commerce Platform to 2022 NRA Show

Lightspeed Commerce Inc. | May 13, 2022

Lightspeed Commerce Inc. (TSX: LSPD) (NYSE: LSPD), the one-stop commerce platform for merchants around the world to simplify, scale and create exceptional customer experiences, will be showcasing their new Lightspeed Restaurant flagship POS and commerce platform at the 2022 National Restaurant Association show in Chicago May 21-24. "After the unprecedented challenges the industry has faced over the past two years, Lightspeed is thrilled to return to McCormick Place to spend time with our customers and partners with a brand new commerce platform, We're ready to wow the industry with what Lightspeed Restaurant can do." -Hospitality GM Peter Dougherty. Lightspeed Restaurant brings the power of thoughtful integrations and cloud technology to the hospitality industry, with fully integrated inventory, payments, analytics, and online ordering, as well as simplified workflows and interfaces in the POS and back-office software so your technology never slows you down. Lightspeed will have its comprehensive hospitality commerce solutions on display in the Tech Pavilion at Booth #6265, with industry experts doing live demos of features that help streamline operations and run smarter restaurants, like Order Anywhere, Automated Inventory, Lightspeed Payments, and more. Hospitality GM Peter Dougherty will also be on the NRA show mainstage with Terrace Bay Hotel owner Jarred Drown and food and beverage/front-of-house director Sam Barton to discuss the mounting challenges of food and labor costs in today's market and how technology can help manage costs and automate tasks. Lightspeed is offering an exclusive hardware offer to merchants who sign up to partner with Lightspeed at the NRA show. To register for the NRA show, click here. Lightspeed Restaurant is leveraged by Five Guys, Daniel, Kei, Canlis, and Alinea, and is now available in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Germany. Learn more about Lightspeed Restaurant on our website and see the new Lightspeed Restaurant in action here. About Lightspeed Powering the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy, Lightspeed's one-stop commerce platform helps merchants innovate to simplify, scale and provide exceptional customer experiences. Our cloud commerce solution transforms and unifies online and physical operations, multichannel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions and connection to supplier networks. Founded in Montréal, Canada in 2005, Lightspeed is dual-listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: LSPD) and Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD). With teams across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, the company serves retail, hospitality and golf businesses in over 100 countries.

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POS SOLUTIONS

Promenade Launches Point of Sale Management Solution for Florists Across America

Promenade | July 18, 2022

Promenade Group today announced a streamlined, integrated business management platform for florists with the availability of BloomNation powered by Promenade POS. Complementing the acclaimed capabilities of the BloomNation e-commerce storefront solution, Promenade POS eliminates the complication of running online and in-store sales separately. Operating as a single platform, BloomNation powered by Promenade POS allows florists to run their flower shop with a complete set of management solutions for ordering, delivery, invoicing, proposals, and more. Originally called BloomNation, Promenade Group has spent 12 years working with local florists and understanding what shop owners need to successfully run a business. Promenade POS was built from the ground up specifically for florists – the complete platform provides the tools to manage online and in-store orders, build relationships with customers, run the back-office business, and generate repeat business. "Florists are creative artists, focused on designing beautiful arrangements that touch people's hearts and celebrate every day and special occasions, Promenade is committed to providing solutions that simplify and streamline business management tasks with a tightly integrated POS and e-commerce storefront allowing florists to focus on what they do best." -Farbod Shoraka, co-founder and CEO of Promenade. The Promenade POS solution allows florists to better manage inventory, response time, and fulfillment process with one place to store, organize, find, and process both e-commerce and in-store orders. The POS system is designed to improve efficiency and simplify back-office operations for florists. Additionally, it provides a solution to quickly respond to changing market dynamics with a cloud-based solution managed and continually updated by Promenade. Promenade's tightly integrated POS solution and online storefront put the power and time back in the hands of florists and allows them to do what they do best – impress and delight customers with creativity and service. Promenade POS and the e-commerce storefront enables florists to: Take orders anywhere, anytime, and on any device — in-store, online, or in the back office Accept any debit/credit card (Visa, MC, Amex, Discover), or accept contactless/NFC, magstripe or chip cards with the Promenade POS in-store card reader Easily manage house accounts and bill monthly or on-demand Organize and send detailed invoices to clients—with online payment options Build branded, customized proposals for large events and weddings, and follow up with an invoice Manage customer data within a sophisticated, built-in CRM system Provide data security and privacy with Stripe integration and private cloud deployment About Promenade Group- Promenade started as BloomNation in 2010 with a clear vision of empowering local businesses with the technology, knowledge, and support to attract and retain customers with a best-in-class experience. The Promenade e-commerce platform offers an intuitive online sales and shopping experience for thousands of neighborhood businesses across the country. From flowers to food to liquor, Promenade empowers small business owners with the tools they need to reach new customers, grow online sales, and easily manage both online and in-store orders.

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POS HARDWARE

TransAct Secures BOHA!® Solutions Order from National Travel Stop Chain

TransAct® Technologies Incorporated | June 03, 2022

TransAct® Technologies Incorporated (Nasdaq: TACT) (“TransAct” or “the Company”), a global leader in software-driven technology and printing solutions for high-growth markets, today announced that it has secured a BOHA! Terminal order, representing 305 units, from a national travel stop chain. The customer is in the midst of a transformation plan which includes site upgrades and an all-new fast casual dining experience. The company expects to deploy approximately 305 Terminals in 194 locations, with one or more BOHA! Terminal devices per location. “As the food service management companies look to grow their fresh food initiatives, our industry leading BOHA! Labeling solution has become the industry standard with all its capabilities. We are thrilled to announce this deal as we continue to execute on new business opportunities in this market, and look forward to working with this new customer,” - Bart C. Shuldman, CEO of TransAct Technologies. The complete system deployment will initially include the BOHA! Terminal, BOHA! Labeling software and proprietary BOHA! labels. TransAct estimates total annual recurring revenue per unit installed (“ARPU”) will be approximately $1,100 per year. BOHA! is the first single-vendor cloud-based enterprise system to combine applications for Food Safety, Date Code and Grab n’ Go Labeling, Temperature Monitoring of Food and Equipment, pH measurement, Checklists & Task Management, Inventory Management, Timers, and Food Recall, in one integrated platform. Each BOHA! solution combines cloud-based SaaS applications with hardware and accessories to deliver superior results for critical back-of-house operations. BOHA! offers a one-stop solution for restaurants and food service companies to address their current back-of-house operating requirements while providing a future-ready platform capable of addressing back-of-house operations. About TransAct Technologies Incorporated TransAct Technologies Incorporated is a global leader in developing software-driven technology and printing solutions for high-growth markets including food service, casino and gaming and POS automation. The Company’s solutions are designed from the ground up based on customer requirements and are sold under the BOHA!®, AccuDate™, EPICENTRAL®, Epic®, and Ithaca® brands. TransAct has sold over 3.6 million printers and terminals around the world and is committed to providing world-class service, spare parts, and accessories to support its installed product base. Through the TransAct Services Group, the Company also provides customers with a complete range of supplies and consumable items both online at http://www.transactsupplies.com and through its direct sales team. TransAct is headquartered in Hamden, CT.

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"The feedback from all of our team has been fantastic, they literally can't understand how we managed without it before. So I got a few pats on the back from the team. It worked out well." Successful restaurateur Nick Pinn of the Malt Group, Brisbane knows what his hospitality, retail business hybrid needs to scale without mistakes and its Idealpos with Tyro's EPTPOS machine.

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