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  • Epicor Helps Ace Hardware Stores Grow Revenue, Profits and Loyalty

    Complete POS and Retail Business Management

    Epicor is the only point of sale software provider exclusively endorsed by Ace Hardware. Epicor Eagle N Series retail business software helps over 3,000 Ace locations thrive, despite tough, big box competition, through superior customer engagement and greater efficiency.

    Benefits of the partnership for Ace Retailers include:

    • Innovative technology solutions, with built-in industry best practices to improve efficiencies and drive business growth
    • A strong, stable business partner with over 40 years experience developing software for hardware and home center stores
    • Exclusive Pricing & Support discounts
    • Dedicated staff to support Ace programs and day-to-day operations

    Epicor Eagle N Series―a leading end-to-end business solution for Ace Stores


    • Deliver exceptional customer experiences at checkout and beyond with advanced POS and mobile technology
    • Boost margins and profits with integrated inventory management, purchasing and receiving tools
    • Optimize inventory and overall business performance by making fast, informed decisions using intuitive, on-screen analytics
    • Cut costs while providing exceptional customer service by seamlessly taking advantage of online, mobile and wireless technologies.



    “One of the things that automatic replenishment allowed us to do was cut almost 25% of our average inventory out of our entire company and that was just by a more effective forecasting and replenishment model.”
    - Nathaniel Polky, IT Manager, McClendon Hardware



    Epicor is the Exclusively Endorsed Point of
    Sale software provider for Ace Hardware

    Built-in industry best practices improve efficiencies and drive growth across
    Ace Hardware stores

    Eagle N Series
    Virtual Tour

    Explore how Eagle N Series enhances retail business performance.

    How to Manage Your Margins to Maximize Profits

    Learn how to grow more quickly, build loyalty, and maximize your profits.

    Eliminate Hidden Holding Costs: Mastering Your Inventory

    Discover how to reduce your hidden inventory costs, and make sure the right items end up on the shelves.

    Ace Retailers in over 3,000 locations rely on Epicor Eagle N Series to help them drive business growth

    Epicor Eagle Alamo Ace Hardware Garden Case Study

    Epicor & Alamo Ace

    Discover how moving from ECi RockSolid POS to Epicor Eagle N Series software improved business management for Alamo Ace Hardware and Garden Center.

    Epicor Eagle N Series Rylees Ace Hardware Case Study

    Epicor & Rylee’s Ace Hardware

    Learn how Rylee’s Ace Hardware increased margins by 4.5% with Epicor Eagle software.

    Klems Eagle Planner Series Case Study

    Epicor & Klem’s

    Find out how Klem’s reduced inventory costs by 10% and increased inventory turns by 15%.

    Discover Unprecedented Retail Power―Simplified

    Explore six strategies to help deliver more results to your bottom line

    Outservice

    Engage
    Give customers exceptional experiences—the kind that bring them back time after time.

    Analyze

    Analyze
    Understand how your business is doing, and how to enhance your customer service and operations.

    Optimize

    Optimize
    Eagle N Series gives you unprecedented visibility and cost control from back office to POS.

    Grow

    Grow
    Eagle N Series gives you the capabilities you need to take your business where you want it to go.

    Simplify

    Simplify
    Eagle N Series simplifies the user experience, make complex processes easier.

    Mobilize

    Mobilize
    Service your customers, stay informed, and make decisions—from anywhere.

    Epicor Eagle N Series is a fully integrated Retail POS system to drive growth, profitability, and customer loyalty.

    With 40+ years of experiences, Epicor is not just a technology provider,
    but your business partner to help you grow your business.

     Eagle N Series Integrated Retail POS

    Optimize your business —from customer orders and POS, to inventory management, financials, mobile and online capabilities.

    Epicor Business Security White Paper Defend Against Data Security         Breaches

    Discover how to build a stronghold to protect your data, inventory, and profits.

    The Competitive Advantage of Mobility eBook Competing with Mobility

    Learn how mobility can help you compete and win in this white paper.


  • Retail Blog

    • Beyond the Four Walls

       The Nobel Prize winning physicist Nils Bohr once famously commented, "Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future." Those who ply the retail trade can certainly relate. Difficult though it may be, trying to see what the future holds is a significant part of driving retail operations, which, according to WalMart’s CEO, needs “people to lean into the future.” 

    • 10 Qualities That Distinguish Retail Companies Poised for Growth: Part Two

      Epicor’s 2016 global growth tracker survey outlines the top 10 qualities that differentiate retail organizations poised for sustainable growth. Epicor calls these companies "grow getters," and defines them as people and organizations that understand what it takes to grow in today’s dynamic business environment.

    • Zitomer Pharmacy Improves Customer Relationship Program with Epicor Eagle N Series

      If you stroll or shop in Manhattan Upper East Side, you'll notice a three-shopping floor building located between 75th and 76th Streets. It is a classy and upscale emporium with knowledgeable staff and a fun place to browse and buy. It is Zitomer Pharmacy.

    • 10 Qualities That Distinguish Retail Companies Poised for Growth: Part One

      The Epicor global growth tracker survey discovered the top 10 qualities that differentiate retail organizations poised for sustainable growth. Epicor calls these companies "grow getters," and defines them as people and organizations that understand what it takes to grow in today’s dynamic business environment. "They know what growth looks like for their business and have the vision and drive to act on it,' says the study.
      The survey determined 10 principal characteristics that separate the grow getters from those in their wake. In this and our next post, we will spell out those qualities. 

    • North American Retailers Use Technology to Foster Growth: Part Two

      In our opening post on this topic, we detailed three North American retailers whose experience is confirming what a recently conducted Epicor survey by MORAR Consulting found: despite the challenge of larger competitors, small and mid-sized retailers have growth squarely on their agendas. The survey showed that two-thirds of this segment is expecting to develop their business by taking advantage of key growth factors while mitigating risk.

    • North American Retailers Use Technology to Foster Growth: Part One

      Although the retail industry is often seen as driven, if not dominated, by its big-box leaders, a recently conducted Epicor survey by MORAR Consulting found that despite the challenge of larger competitors, small and mid-sized retailers have growth squarely on their agendas. The survey shows that two-thirds of this segment is expecting to advance their business by taking advantage of key growth factors while mitigating risk. Six case studies showcase how successful small and medium-sized players are using technology to thrive in the midst of big-box competition. We’ll feature the first three in this post, and the final three in a subsequent one.

    • 7 Ways to Grow with Your POS System
      As a retailer your main goal is to make your business grow, right? Well as you know there are several ways to achieve this from serving your customers well, operating smoothly and efficiently, to maximizing profits and margins. But it all really boils down to technology. How can you serve your customers better if you don't have the right technology or specifically for retailers, you don't have the right POS system. 


    • Q&A: Magnum Shooting Center Targeting Compliance Success

      Recently, Doug Smith, director of product marketing, retail and distribution, and Sam Kirkland, strategic relationship manager at Epicor Software, sat down with Greg Yowell, compliance manager at Magnum Shooting Center for a webinar focused on the new Epicor FFL Compliance Manager™ solution. The Colorado Springs-based business is taking advantage of the easy-to-use bound book management tool that’s seamlessly integrated with the Epicor Eagle N Series retail management system.

    • NRF 2017 Recap: New Technologies Aspire to Take Retail to the Next Level
      NRF's 106th Annual Convention & EXPO was bustling this year. Nearly 35,000 of the retail industry elite gathered in New York City to sit in on hundreds of educational sessions and scan miles of the latest and greatest retail technology solutions from some 4600 vendors on the show floor.  


    • The Connected Retailer: Meeting Customers Where They Want to Be
      Will your next customer find you or find out about you on Twitter? Facebook? Snapchat? Your own website? At your store, can they pay simply by waving their smartphone over your card terminal?

      If you don’t have all the answers to these questions, you’re not alone—but you will need a plan to better connect to today’s consumers. 


  • Epicor Eagle N Series solutions are designed around the unique operational needs of retailers and are available in the cloud or on premises. Ace Retailers can grow their business, provide an exceptional customer experience and streamline their operations.

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