Topic: Industries

Hunting and Fishing Store: 9 key features of a POS system

Hunting, fishing and trapping are major industries for many countries. According to a market study, the global market for these activities in the United States was estimated at US$522.5 billion in the year 2020. As hunting and fishing store owners, are you using the latest technologies to meet this...
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Topic: Good To Know

Find The Best POS For Your Needs in 9 Easy Steps

Having the right point of sale (POS) system for your business is crucial for efficient management. If you are wondering how to find a good POS system for your business, you came to the right place! You can find a POS system for your business on the Internet, in select stores or through independent...
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Topic: Multi-Stores

The 3 Best POS Systems for Multi-Stores

Is your retail store looking for a new point of sale (POS) system? Do you know the differences between POS systems for independent retailers and those designed for multi-stores, such as franchises, corporate networks and purchasing groups? We’ve put together a few comparisons of different systems...
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Topic: Industries

Craft Beer Stores: 9 Reasons to Use a POS System

Microbreweries' popularity has been growing steadily over the last few years. In Canada, the number of brewing facilities increased by 8.0% from 2019 to 2020. To meet this demand, many retailers specialized in the sale of microbrewed beers. Craft beer stores offer a variety of beverages for their...
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Topic: Industries

Why Alice POS is the Best System for Your Garden Center

Garden centers and nurseries have special requirements and with their vast array of products, managing these businesses can quickly become complex. The solution is to purchase a point of sale (POS) system. This valuable technology can increase your company’s productivity and profits in several...
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Topic: Good To Know

8 Reasons to Switch to a Cloud Point of Sale System

Are you in the market for a point-of-sale (POS) system for your retail business? You’re not alone, and you’ve come to the right place if you’d like to learn more about how this kind of system works. We are guessing you already know what POS software is. But just in case, this is a system...
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Topic: Good To Know

6 Necessary Point of Sale Hardware Components

If you are looking for cloud-based point of sale software, you are most likely also looking for the IT equipment needed to make it work. In addition to needing an internet connection within your business, you need to make sure you have the right hardware components compatible with the point of sale...
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Topic: Good To Know

PriceCharting and Alice POS: New Seamless Integration

As the point of sale software Alice POS was originally designed to optimize the management of video game stores, you can expect to find features that have a direct effect on the industry's day-to-day operation, such as the buy and sell of games, trade-in, rent, and consignment modules. To this...
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Topic: Good To Know

Retail Business: 4 Roles of a POS System

Alice POS offers a multitude of advantageous features for retail merchants. These can lead to concrete improvements in store, which can be felt in time gained or even in increased revenue. In this article, we will explore the ways Alice POS can help you do that. We will section off this article...
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Topic: Good To Know

10 Benefits of an Electronic Shelf Labeling System

The emergence of new technologies has prompted a growing number of point-of-sale and network managers to seek new ways to improve sales, enhance customer experience, and optimize employee management. The arrival of new electronic shelf labeling solutions on the market offers new possibilities for...
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Topic: Good To Know, ReCommerce

ReCommerce: An Incredible Retail Opportunity With Alice POS

Being a reCommerce cloud-based retail point of sale system, Alice POS offers merchants the key features they need to get started selling in person or online with a reCommerce (or Circular Economy) approach. The consignment, rental, buy-back, trade-in of used goods, and repair features allow...
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Topic: Good To Know

6 Tips for Choosing Point of Sale Software

Choosing the right point of sale software for your retail store can sometimes be difficult. A multitude of POS systems are available on the market, which is why it is important to carry out thorough research. Here are some tips for choosing the right point of sale system for your business. What...
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Topic: Good To Know

5 Retail Point of Sale Strategies

With the arrival of a new POS software in your company, you will certainly be able to use its features to benefit from a variety of in-store strategies. These features can in fact allow you to develop different strategic combinations to achieve your business goals. What strategies can you take...
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Topic: Good To Know

Making Life Easier With Alice POS Integrations

Alice POS does business with various partners who allow our customers to benefit from the best services, but above all the best opportunities. Indeed, our integrations allow you to make informed decisions related to your prices, your loyalty programs or your eCommerce. Here are the integrations...
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Topic: Good To Know

Getting Started With a New POS: Easy Migration & Training

If you are thinking about changing your point of sale system or have just made changes in your system, you might have some questions about deploying it in your business. Here is how Alice POS ensures a smooth and secure POS migration process, but also adequate and personalized training on our point...
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Topic: Good To Know

Optimizing Operations with POS Data Analysis

So much useful information is available in point of sale reports that could greatly help optimize business operations. Indeed, using these reports efficiently can help increase revenue and reduce operational costs.  However, not all business owners take the time to analyze their data and...
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Topic: Good To Know

Initiating an Economic Recovery and Staying Productive Post-Covid

Post-Covid represents another difficult period for retailers. It may be complicated to stay productive and realize profits. So, here are a couple of ways retail stores can enter an economic recovery process and remain productive after the Covid-19 pandemic. Here are a few tools that you can use...
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Topic: Good To Know

4 Types of Point of Sale Terminals

You may be looking for a point of sale system but do not know where to begin your research, or maybe you are interested in a point of sale software, but you do not know which terminal would meet your needs and be adapted to your business operations.  First of all, let’s clarify the difference...
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Topic: Industries

10 Benefits of Having a POS System in Your Video Game Stores

Having a point of sale system in your video game store can bring many benefits to your business. That being said, with the size of your inventory and the high turnover in your store, a point of sale system could greatly help you optimize your sales and be more efficient.  In the following...
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Topic: Multi-Stores, Our Company

9 Alice POS Features for Multi-Store Networks

Alice POS offers a variety of features that can help your store save time and increase revenue. Alice POS has developed features that are useful for multi-store owners to suit their specific needs. In most cases, franchises, buying groups, and corporate networks own many shops, and POS software can...
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Topic: Good To Know

Your New POS System Does Not Have to Be So Expensive

If you are in the market for a retail POS system, then you may have noticed how expensive they can get. Some systems still rely on being installed locally and can have upfront costs that could put a company out of business. But this does not mean that if you do not have thousands of dollars at your...
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Topic: Good To Know

27 Advantages of a POS System

There are many benefits of purchasing a POS system, notably making it easier to manage your retail business. A POS system can significantly simplify daily business tasks and in some cases can even be revenue-generating. A POS (Point of Sale) system is the combination of software and hardware to...
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Topic: Good To Know

6 Key Features of a POS System

There are a multitude of features a cloud-based pos system can offer, so it’s essential to understand your needs and the main features you require  before making your choice. Here are six features you should not miss when you’re looking to acquire new point-of-sale software.Some important...
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Topic: eCommerce

Synch Your Online & in Person Sales with Ecwid eCommerce

You can now connect Alice POS to your Ecwid eCommerce store. Alice POS is a point of sale solution designed to help businesses record their sales in person and manage their store branches. Whether it's a single store or a large franchise, with Alice POS you can manage your sales, inventory, prices,...
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Topic: Industries

Ski Shops: 8 Strengths of an Excellent Point of Sale

Winter is the ideal time to take out your ski equipment and enjoy the cold weather. With the high season, it is essential to have a point of sale capable of meeting the high demand of customers in your ski shop.  What are the strengths of an excellent point of sale? Here are the 8 features that...
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Topic: Industries

9 Key Sports Shops POS Features

"The sporting and athletic goods manufacturing industry exhibited sound growth in shipments, fuelled by increased domestic and export demand." (source). To adapt to this growing and constantly evolving sports market, choosing an excellent point of sale for your sports store is an important...
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Topic: Industries

Adult Stores: 8 Strengths of Excellent Point Of Sale For Your Store

Finding the right POS software for you and your adult shop is often a complex but crucial process to ensure excellent store management. It is therefore important to be familiar with the strengths of point-of-sale software before making the right choice.  What are some features to have in a...
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Topic: Our Company

Presotea: New Alice POS Customer

Alice POS, a cloud-based point-of-sale software designed for multi-store retailers, is proud to welcome Presotea, a fresh tea beverage company located in Montreal, Ontario and the United States, as a new customer.  Presotea offers a wide range of unique tea-related beverages freshly prepared in...
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Topic: Industries

8 Best POS Features for Music Stores

The musical instruments and supplies industry is constantly changing and evolving and it is essential to have excellent point-of-sale software to be able to adapt to these changes. That's why it's important to consider the many features available that meet your needs and the needs of your music...
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Topic: Industries

9 Best POS Features for Bicycle Shops

Having a bicycle shop can be complex, considering that this field offers so many business opportunities and that sport is becoming more and more popular. This is why it is essential to choose a good point-of-sale software that can improve and optimize the management of your business in order to...
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Topic: Industries

9 Strengths of an Excellent Point of Sale for Camera Stores

The choice of point-of-sale software can be complex. However, it is easy to find a supplier of a cloud-based point-of-sale system. The question is whether it effectively meets your needs and the needs of your business. What features should I have in a point of sale for camera stores? Here are...
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Topic: Good To Know

What Are Inventory Management Systems?

Stock control in a warehouse is an essential element in the management of your business. Indeed, this allows you to always keep an optimal quality of products in stock, rigorously track stock, and plan the quantities to come for future product orders.  What are the most popular inventory...
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Topic: Our Company

Alice POS Official Partner of the Millenium Micro Group

Alice POS, a cloud point-of-sale solution designed for store networks such as franchises, chains, corporate buying groups as well as individual stores that want to expand, is now an official partner of Millenium Micro Group, a Quebec-based company with more than 260 affiliated computer resellers...
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Topic: Industries

8 Best POS Features for Pet Stores

Many point-of-sale software products offer basic features that are suitable for a wide range of stores. With the advancement of technology and the changing needs of the industry, it is important to choose a good point of sale for your pet store that will meet your specific needs. What are the...
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Topic: Good To Know

Is Installing a New POS Safe?

When purchasing a new point-of-sale system, it is normal to have several fears and questions, especially regarding the safety and onboarding process in your company. Indeed, the security of your point of sale should not be neglected since there are several technical aspects to consider.   Is...
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Topic: Marketing and Communications

Better Customer Loyalty with Como Sense

Como Sense, a leading digital marketing platform that makes customer data actionable, is now integrated with Alice POS, a cloud-based point-of-sale (POS), offering the ability to drive business growth. What is Como Sense? Como Sense is a suite of next-generation customer engagement and...
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Topic: Industries

9 Key Vape Shop POS Features

Choosing excellent point-of-sale software can sometimes be difficult, especially for vape stores. Indeed, you have to take into consideration your own needs as well as the needs of your company to make the right decision.  What are some necessary POS features for an electronic cigarette store?...
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Topic: eCommerce

6 Essential Strengths of Omnichannel Retail

Think about it. Almost 10 years ago, only 13% of Canadian companies were selling on the Internet while 87% of Canadians were making purchases online. Since that time, several elements have made it possible for entrepreneurs to create their presence on the web and more easily launch an e-commerce...
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Topic: Multi-Stores

10 Tips to Ensure Top Notch Multi-Store Management

Multi-stores such as corporate chains, franchises, buying groups, and networks of stores require particular management that does not necessarily apply to single-store operations. The operational aspects of these businesses may not be so different when observed at an individual level, but as a...
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Topic: Industries

The Future of Retail: NRF Retail’s Big Show

April 17th, 2019 The National Retail Federation (NRF) has been helping retail thrive and excel for more than a century. In the United States, this industry contributes to more than 13% of the annual GDP. No other industry comes close to its value. Every year, the NRF organizes its long-awaited...
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Topic: Marketing and Communications

15 Key Retail Customer Experience Statistics and How to Offer Exceptional Customer Experience

Customer experience and customer service have become top business priorities in 2019. Today, customers' perceptions of a business are no longer tied only to brands and suggested prices, but are rather related to their general experience with the brand. Definition of the customer...
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Topic: Our Company

Loto-Québec modernizes its lottery kiosks with Alice POS

March 25th, 2019 Alice POS is a retail cloud point of sale solution, specifically designed for multi-site stores such as franchises, purchasing groups and corporate networks. Alice POS has been chosen by Loto-Québec to serve as a point of sale in 113 lottery kiosks across the...
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Topic: Our Company

Alice POS is Expanding

March 4th, 2019 Alice moves to new offices! In 2015, SE2 (which develops the Alice POS software) joined Espace-Inc, which was then a brand new incubator-accelerator located at 400 rue Marquette in Sherbrooke. Alice POS is a new-generation, cloud-based point-of-sale software designed for...
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Topic: Multi-Stores

The Essentials of Multi-store Management in Retail

Managing any type of business is a challenge for all business owners and managers. Indeed, they must respect several aspects if they want to manage their business optimally. Several elements can complicate business management. In multi-store businesses, several procedures differ from single-store...
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Topic: Industries

The 5 Stakes Experienced by the Sports Industry in 2019

January 18th, 2019 From January 14th to 16th, the Quebec Sport Industry Sales Rep Association (ARISQ) presented its long-awaited event: The AX Fall / Winter 2019-2020. ARISQ supports representatives of retail sporting goods in Quebec. Created in 1991, this association organizes events that offer...
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