10 Secrets of Running a Profitable Hardware Store


10 Secrets of Running a Profitable Hardware Store paladin data corp pos systemFrom crossing items off the honey-do list to making a DIY Pinterest project, your customers should have everything they need to fix, craft, paint, and create. Providing what customers need doesn’t always result in lucrative sales. That’s why we’ve compiled 10 secrets to boost sales in your hardware store. Let’s nail down some specific tactics! Continue reading

7 Point of Sale Solutions to Look For in 2015

7 Point of Sale Solutions to Look For in 2015 paladin data corp pos systemChoosing a point of sale system is easier when you know what to look for. Use this checklist as a guide, and you’ll be on your way to finding the best fit for your store.

Keep your eyes open for a point of sale that:

1. Accepts Diverse Payment Methods

With a number of new payment systems entering the retail market, from Apple Pay to Google Wallet, it’s a smart choice to have a point of sale (POS) system with diverse payment options.  Look for a system that accepts Flex, HRA, HSA, gift cards, and more. A point of sale that handles multiple forms of payment will save time and frustration in the future. Continue reading

8 Ways to Succeed in Retail

8 Ways to Succeed in Retail paladin data corp pos systemWhen it comes to succeeding in 21st-century retail, there are more options than any store owner could possibly implement, many of which require huge sums of money. But many times success relies on creating relationships, not spending money to buy them. Try these 8 ways to boost your success in the new era of retailing. Continue reading

Counter Display Success in 5 Steps

Counter Display Success in 5 Steps paladin data corp pos systemThere are a number of ways to make more sales with counter displays. An effective display persuades your customers to pick up just one more thing before paying.

“A great counter display, as part of your overall visual merchandising strategy, can interrupt [your customers] and get them to buy.” —Bob Phibbs, The Retail Doctor

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Paladin Point of Sale Multi-store Solution

Paladin Point of Sale Multi-store Solution paladin data corp pos systemAt Paladin, there’s one fundamental question that we continually ask ourselves related to our success, and that is: “How can we make store management easier for our clients?” Because our success is measured only by the success of our customers.

Paladin’s Point of Sale system automates and simplifies store management for all of our customers and all of their stores. Yes, Paladin can manage a single store as well as an entire multi-store chain, with unlimited number of stores and terminals! Paladin customers spend less time managing their multi-store stock supply and more time with their customers using Paladin’s powerfully simple multi-store solution. Continue reading

2014: Year in Review

Paladin’s Progress of 2014 paladin data corp pos systemIt’s February, and a new year is ahead of us. Paladin customers have had a successful year, which means we have too! We’re happy to announce our expansion and new software. Here’s a recap of what we’ve been up to in 2014.


We’ve outgrown our facility! So much so, we’ve expanded into our new corporate facility: 20,000 square feet, 2.4 acres, and plenty of parking. We’ve had a huge increase in the number of licenses going live with our software this year, and we’re hiring many more Paladin team members. As we grow, Paladin is seen in advertising across the nation, increasing awareness of our point of sale system. We’ve expanded our production of training and instructional videos and have implemented a technical blog site. We’re excited about these changes and look forward to another year of growth. Continue reading

SPECIAL: $591 Off RF Terminal

SPECIAL: $591 Off RF TerminalPaladin is pleased to announce the introduction of a new model of our popular RF Handheld Terminal System at a special price through February.

Now with Bluetooth, this low cost, easy-to-use interactive terminal uses radio waves to communicate with Paladin POS. With up to a 3.3 mile range, one base can cover most any location in your store and the RF unit will scan from up to 15 inches away. This new model features double the standard battery life with an extra lithium ion battery in the handle, a 15-line backlit LCD display, and customizable voice and display prompts. Continue reading

Paladin Mobile2™

PALADIN MOBILE2 ™ paladin data corp pos systemPaladin development is pleased to announce the completion of Phase One of Paladin Mobile2, the next generation of mobile device integration. Its revolutionary and robust user management and control system is managed through Paladin’s cloud-based connection broker, so you don’t have to expose your store to the risks of a Wi-Fi connection.

Our products work with all internet-enabled devices, and there is no limit to the number of mobile devices that can connect to your sales terminal. We understand the demands placed on busy checkout lanes, and we have designed our system to be both reliable and instantaneous. We’re certain you’ll be impressed with the simplicity, reliability, and operational speed provided by Paladin Mobile2. Continue reading

How to Market to Customers Effectively

How to Market to Customers Effectively paladin data corp pos system“How do I get more customers to come to my store?” It’s a big question every store owner asks.

With Amazon pushing out mom-and-pop shops, store owners are working hard to bring customers into their stores. Your marketing tactic as a brick-and-mortar store should be the opposite of an online store: to get customers out of their houses and into the store. Continue reading

Paladin Data Corp and Excellent Customer Service

Here at Paladin, we want you to succeed. Every one of our customer service representatives wants to make the Paladin experience smooth, simple, and successful. There’s nothing like a team of friendly, knowledgeable employees to make your experience better. Paladin offers the best support possible. What can be expected from Paladin’s support team?

  • In-country assistance
  • 24-hour store down support
  • Quick resolutions
  • Personal help

We want to help your store succeed and grow! With exception, knowledgeable support, you have the best solution possible. To contact Paladin customer support, call us at 1-800-725-2346.