Upgrading to Version 4.0

Are you ready to upgrade to version 4.0? Here are the upgrading steps in sequence: In the older version run the Backup command and let Retail Plus write the data files to a backup folder on the local C: drive. The menu path is: Tools / Backup / OK. If you are also...

Staying On Top In An Economic Downturn

Small retailers, whether online or on Main Street, are often the first businesses to feel the effects of an economic downturn. In many cases, a smaller retail business is unable to compete with the pricing that the larger big box department stores get, and customers...

Secrets of Niche Market Domination

The 20-Percent Rule The saying goes that 20-percent of buyers consume 80-percent of your product volume. If we are to prove the saying true, we need to find out who the 20-percenters are and target our products directly at them. The 20-percenters are the niche market...

Buying Strategies And Dealing With Suppliers

To be successful in retail, it is essential to stock the right products, at the right time and at the right price. To do this, you must be able to source your products from the best and most reliable supplier that you can. This is not always an easy thing to do....

Credit Card Processing Fees and Rates

This infographic does a great job of explaining how credit card processing fee work.  Everything from who is getting paid between the merchant provider and credit card carrier, to examples of average fees and rates for processing credit card...

XCharge Credit Card and Gift Card Processing

Retail Plus POS has teamed up with X-Charge to offer an excellent solution for credit, debit and gift card processing. X-Charge has agreed to supply all Retail Plus customers free processing & reporting software and to get you started without any application...

Mercury Payment Systems POS Integration

Mercury Payment Systems specializes in integrated payment processing solutions that are seamlessly embedded in Retail Plus. Both their two-second Internet protocol (IP) and dial-up platforms include free, value-added services, such as gift card processing, 24/7...

EMV CREDIT CARD SECURITY EXPLAINED

Update: Retail Plus and Vantiv have teamed up to offer retailers bonus value when upgrading to integrated EMV card processing. Reduce liability and costs, increase speed and convenience. Call 888-272-4874 for details. It seems every week there is a story in the news...