Keep your store bustling during the holidays with these last-minute sales tips.
At this time of year, we see Christmas cheer in every window. Well, we will be seeing it once Halloween is over. Hardware and retail stores are under a lot of pressure to keep a hold on customer interest.
Imagine this: The holidays have arrived, and you’ve been taking every available step to keep your customers interested in your store. You put up snowflake decorations and colored lights in mid-November. You had a snowmen family painted on your front window. You even promoted the heck out of your Black Friday Sale.
How do you regain the momentum and excitement of early holiday shopping and keep it going all the way up through Christmas Eve? And more importantly, how do you get rid of all those icicle lights and inflatable reindeer?
JoLynn Weist, owner of Weist Hardware, describes how Paladin Point of Sale provides her with greater freedom to spend time with her customers, decrease her cost/sq. ft on her inventory, and grow her female customer base.
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Have you ever wondered which customers had a particular pricing plan? This build allows users to do just that. Every active pricing plan identified in File – Setup – Pricing Plan displays a list of customers using this plan. Continue reading
You may be able to control your inventory, but what about the money you spend on your store? Spot slow movers and use the Paladin’s Suggested Order Report to help you manage your inventory. Inventory is one of your biggest investments, and Paladin helps you choose items to fill your shelves. Save money by focusing on what you sell best. Continue reading
Every item in inventory now displays the date on which this item was last reviewed for count, pricing and bintag accuracy. While this information has always been present in Paladin POS data, the new always-on-top display of this date will improve management of your inventory investment. The newly displayed information is located near the bottom left corner of all inventory screens in the Shrinkage management window. Continue reading
A few months ago, we wanted to find a way to visualize how Paladin Point of Sale transforms your store. Putting a creative mind to the task, we came up with a video clip to help demonstrate the concept. Let us know what you think in the comments below!
This report received a couple of “tune-ups” over recent months to better focus report output to suit individual users. Unfortunately, every time we improved the report for one group of users, we un-improved it for others. Our latest update should accommodate all users plus provide several controls previously unavailable to all users. Continue reading
If your store isn’t enjoying the ongoing benefits of a point of sale (POS) system, there must be a pretty hefty reason. Maybe you can’t afford to purchase and maintain a point of sale. Maybe it’s too difficult to install and operate, or you haven’t considered the value and convenience a POS system can deliver on a daily basis.
Whatever holds you back, these frequently asked questions present a better understanding of POS systems and will help decide on an effective solution to manage your inventory.
Whichever system you choose, be sure it fits your store! Continue reading
The Customer Module’s editing controls on customer checkout notes have been improved. These changes simplify creation and maintenance of checkout notes on customers. Continue reading
Here’s an age-old question: How do I gain customers and keep them? I’m sure we’ve all thought about this long and hard. The answers are simpler than you think! Try these 10 tips for keeping your current customers loyal while attracting new ones. Continue reading
Paladin POS now supports Do It Best Vendor Direct Invoices! We suggest you review the list of services offered by Do It Best for more information on, and availability to this new service.
This update also provides significant enhancements to reporting Do It Best EDI processing. Specifically: A single EDI processing event containing multiple invoice files will now report each invoice number as a separate processing event. This should simplify reconciliation of Do It Best statements against the actual product received. Continue reading