Retailers and Restaurateurs Using Revel Can Actually Run Their Businesses Instead of Putting Out Fires

Retailers and Restaurateurs Using Revel Can Actually Run Their Businesses Instead of Putting Out Fires

Clothing & Apparel, E-commerce, Garden Centers, Gift Stores, Museums Attractions, Restaurant, Retail, Specialty Retail, Sporting Goods, Wine & Liquor
… But that’s only part of why Retail Control Systems has partnered with them. Here’s why you should care. By John Garvey Summary Revel is an iPad point-of-sale (POS) solution that provides the simplicity of Square with the power of a much larger system. It includes mobile POS and e-commerce capabilities, employee scheduling, customer relationship management (CRM) and inventory management solutions. It takes minimal time to onboard. It’s powerful. Revel provides you with business intelligence, operations and management tools that you didn’t previously have access to at a reasonable price. It’s easy. Revel is user-friendly enough to allow you to devote your time to actually running your business. Revel was founded in 2010 by Chris Ciabarra and Lisa Falzone—two people who were too stubborn to believe the pizza shops…
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10 Ways FoyerLive Digital Displays Improve Life for Retail Associates, Managers and Customers

10 Ways FoyerLive Digital Displays Improve Life for Retail Associates, Managers and Customers

E-commerce, Gift Stores, Museums Attractions, Retail, Specialty Retail, Sporting Goods
by John Garvey Saving time, ease of locating products, greater product variety and selection, and avoiding checkout lines are among the reasons people turn to ecommerce rather than shopping in-store. FoyerLive offers solutions to each of those issues, providing a better customer experience and addressing major causes of lost sales. FoyerLive isn’t just a solution for brick and mortar retailers. It also makes it easy to integrate ecommerce and brick and mortar operations. Their endless aisle digital kiosks bring many of the conveniences of ecommerce to brick and mortar shopping, empowering retailers to create a nearly seamless shopping experience as well as a more personalized one. Here are a few examples of FoyerLive applications that solve everyday problems for retail associates, managers and customers. 1. Ease of exploring product features…
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The Frick Customer Spotlight!

The Frick Customer Spotlight!

Museums Attractions
By Casey Albert Retail Control Systems is delighted to announce The Frick Pittsburgh as our Customer Spotlight for the month of March! They have been in the RCS family since May of 2015. Located on the Pittsburgh estate of late-19th -century industrialist Henry Clay Frick, The Frick Pittsburgh is the steward of collections left as a legacy to the people of Pittsburgh by Frick’s daughter, Helen Clay Frick. The permanent collections include fine and decorative arts, cars, carriages, historic objects, and buildings. The Frick experience includes The Frick Art Museum, the Car and Carriage Museum, Clayton, the Frick family Gilded Age mansion, and six acres of beautifully landscaped lawns and gardens. Also included are an Education Center, the Frick children’s playhouse (designed by renowned architects Alden & Harlow), a large…
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A Match Made in Heaven

A Match Made in Heaven

Museums Attractions
by Casey Albert RCS is pleased to announce Heaven Hill Brands as our Customer Spotlight for the month of February! They have been part of the RCS family for almost five years. Shortly after Prohibition ended in the United States, Heaven Hill, was founded in Bardstown, Kentucky by the Shapira family to produce and market Bourbon. At the time, it was as speculative a new business venture as the dot com startups of the 1990's -- a company founded with no brands, no available stocks of whiskey, and at the height of the Great Depression. Today, the company is the largest independent, family-owned and operated distilled spirits supplier in the country. According to industry analysts, Heaven Hill is now the sixth-largest spirits supplier in the United States and second largest…
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Cave of the winds and RCS, discover the unknown together

Cave of the winds and RCS, discover the unknown together

Museums Attractions
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park has been part of the RCS family since 2012, coming to RCS after working with a different NCR Counterpoint Partner. RCS is pleased to announce Cave of the Winds as November's Customer Spotlight! For more than a century, Cave of the Winds has been a must-see Colorado Springs attraction for travelers since 1881. They are one of the premiere show caves in the United States – and, at 7,000 feet above sea level, the cave is also one of the highest! Conveniently located near Pikes Peak and Manitou Springs and only one hour south of Denver, Colorado, brave explorers can choose from three cave tours and enjoy spectacular scenery, daring attractions and rides, family-friendly and kid-friendly activities atop breathtaking Williams Canyon. From mild to…
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Retail Control Systems & Biltmore Estate: Living Comfortably in America’s Largest Home

Retail Control Systems & Biltmore Estate: Living Comfortably in America’s Largest Home

Museums Attractions
(ENFIELD, NH | FORT COLLINS, CO) – Retail Control Systems (RCS) is pleased to announce our customer spotlight for the month of June, Biltmore Company. Biltmore is the largest, privately owned, home in America. The Estate was built in 1895 in Asheville, North Carolina and sits on an almost 8,000-acre self-sufficient estate, with roughly 1.5 million visitors annually. There are 2 hotels and 6 different restaurants on the property. Biltmore hosts concerts, weddings, clay shooting, river rafting, fly fishing, and many other activities. RCS has had the pleasure of working with Biltmore for ten years, they joined the RCS family in 2007. Boyd Winchester, Computer Systems Analyst, at Biltmore Estate states, “RCS has helped me with…
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Leveraging an Omni-channel Point-of-Sale System to Engage the Modern Museum Visitor

Leveraging an Omni-channel Point-of-Sale System to Engage the Modern Museum Visitor

Museums Attractions, Retail
More often than not, the success of a museum begins and ends with its ability to capture and continually engage its audience. With more types of entertainment available than ever before, museums must do more to meet the modern visitor’s demand for social interaction, instant gratification, customization, and interactive presentations. In order to do this, museums must re-examine and adjust how they operate to meet the expectations of their newest, and now most important customers. Appeal to Your Audience Whether you believe Millennials are self-entitled, or the next great generation for social justice and cultural reform, the fact remains that they will shape our future economy. Millennials are highly tech-savvy individuals who expect instant access to information and services. An omni-channel POS system lets your museum offer multiple buying solutions…
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