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Get Ready Restaurateurs! Here are 3 trends to watch out for..

Posted by Bruno Winkelmann
2018 is here and you know what they say, “in with the new and out with the old.” Time to see what 2018 has in store for the restaurant industry! Trends play an important part in shaping the way your business works and the direction that it will steer in. Unsatisfied customer reviews, overworking your staff at peak times and slow table turns worry you as a business owner? If you answered YES! to any of those then you will definitely want to leverage some of the following trends to help you..
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Topics: Point of Sale, Tableside Ordering

Why should you avoid legacy POS systems?

Posted by Bruno Winkelmann
Nowadays, information is everything. No matter what type of business or industry you are into, you must protect that competitive advantage which is making your business thrive. But, since the entire world is sharing data as never before, how can you protect your customers’ database from external threats?
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Topics: Point of Sale

Set Sail with The Captain’s Boil as Brand of Cajun Inspired..

Posted by Bruno Winkelmann
Toronto, ON – Givex, the global cloud-based operations management solution, recently announced its partnership with The Captain’s Boil to equip their 22 locations with Vexilor POS. Givex’s all-in-one turnkey solution will provide The Captain’s Boil with the desired scalability needed to accommodate additional locations across Canada and the United States, and will help the franchise streamline operational efficiencies as it continues to grow.  
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Topics: Point of Sale, News

Don’t Get Trampled at This Year’s Black Friday Sale. Here..

Posted by Bruno Winkelmann
It’s that time of the year again, where the whispers of Christmas carols begin to fill the air and deal-crazed shoppers are out to roam the streets. Over the years, Black Friday has become a time of excitement, unbelievable offers and a bigger turn out than the previous years. It has been projected that total spending this year will be $630 billion. One can say it is a kick starter for the holiday season. But don’t stress, here are 5 ways that Givex products will help you survive either your..
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Topics: Point of Sale, Loyalty, Gift Cards

Shopping for a POS? 6 mistakes to avoid that will cost you..

Posted by Bruno Winkelmann
A POS system is a key component of your business management tools and critical for the efficiency of your business operations.  By planning, evaluating and assessing your business requirements, implementation process and organizational constraints ahead of time, you can avoid incremental cost further down the road.       Here are the most common mistakes buyers are making when choosing a POS for their business. Avoiding them will lead to a well integrated business strategy that fits with your..
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Topics: Point of Sale

3 POS Malware To Watch Out For

The threat to credit card and other information stored on a POS is always present and always evolving. Know that your POS is an especially attractive target for cyber thieves. Stolen credit card info has a limited shelf life as credit card companies quickly identify suspicious spending. As such, thieves are always on the lookout for new numbers and a POS is an optimal place for them to mine. In fact a 2015 report stated that the estimated financial loss from 700 million compromised records was..
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Topics: Point of Sale

Tech Trends for Your Business in 2016

Posted by Bruno Winkelmann
The rate of technological change is even more daunting than ever and has even greater repercussions on the way businesses operate and interact with their customers. With each year comes a host of new services, new tools, and new disruptions to the market. With our experience helping translate technology into practical business solutions, here are our predictions for how new technology will shape 2016 for enterprise .  Mobile POS Systems Fed up with legacy infrastructure that is expensive to..
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Topics: Point of Sale, Gift Cards

How Your Business Can Transition to MPOS

Posted by Bruno Winkelmann
Firstly Why MPOS? Adaption to and implementation of mobile point of sale (MPOS) systems is on the rise. MPOS sales are forecasted to be growing 380% between 2013 and 2017, with it being predicted that by 2019 mobile systems will account for 46% of the overall POS sector. And this growth is spurred with good cause. Integration of the MPOS system with back-end merchandise, inventory and CRM systems arm sales associates with the capabilities and information they need to drive sales and improve..
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Topics: Point of Sale

What Your Bar Needs to Succeed

Posted by Bruno Winkelmann
So you’ve taken the plunge or are about to. You are about to become or already are a bar owner. You have that great location and space and are ready to serve eager patrons. But do you really know what it takes to succeed as a bar owner and operator? There are many courses for would-be bartenders but less for bar owners. Here we go over what you should watch out for in order to run your own bar and maybe even see it grow to multiple locations: Train Staff Not only should you hire knowledgeable..
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Topics: Point of Sale