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The 2018 Epicor Lumber and Building Materials User Conference

July 19, 2018

Returning this year to its inaugural location in the "City of Lights," LBM User Conference attendees can expect to discover new strategies for solving business challenges, participate in hands-on education, and discuss emerging industry, technology, and operational trends—all to help businesses get fit for growth and innovation for the future. The Epicor LBM management team will be on hand to teach classes, interact with attendees, and demonstrate the latest in LBM and wood products technologies.  

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Epicor Congratulates ProSales 100 Honorees

July 16, 2018

The ProSales 100 recognizes and honors the “nation’s 100-biggest pro-oriented building material distributors.” According to ProSales Magazine, the rankings are based on the dollar volume of sales to professional contractors. Epicor would like to congratulate this year’s honorees that utilize Epicor software solutions—31 of the ProSales 100 honorees are Epicor customers, including: #98 Wilson Lumber, #51 Star Lumber & Supply, #27 E.C. Barton & Co., #34 Sunroc Building Materials, #39 Kuiken Brothers, #65 HPM Building Supply, among others.

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Happy Independent Retailer Month from Epicor

July 16, 2018

July is not only a time to celebrate America’s independence—it’s a time to celebrate you—independent retailers! That’s right—July is officially Independent Retailer Month. This shop local campaign runs annually throughout July encouraging consumers to shop at independent retailers—highlighting your positive social and economic impact. There is no doubt that independent retailers are major players in the local community. So, what can you do to capitalize on Independent Retailer Month? 

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Latest Epicor Eagle for the Aftermarket Software Release Offers Fast Download Process, Plus Numerous Enhancements

July 10, 2018

To thrive in today’s fast-paced economy, time-strapped parts distributors and jobbers must invest in technology solutions that help them work more efficiently and that evolve to meet their changing needs. Epicor Eagle for the Aftermarket software helps parts wholesalers Grow Beyond—offering users access to performance-enhancing tools faster than ever, thanks to an accelerated upgrade process.

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Why Cloud Based ERP is Taking Over On-Premises ERP Software

June 29, 2018

Why Cloud Based ERP is Taking Over On-Premises ERP Software Cloud-based ERP systems are becoming increasing popular, especially among small and mid-size businesses. However, there are still reasons why some businesses may stick with a traditional, on-premises system. Let's take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of both types of ERP systems, and consider the best way to determine which is actually best for your particular company.

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Postmodern ERP is Trending: What It Is and What It Can Do for You

June 27, 2018

Our goal at Epicor has always been to make ERP more flexible and to reduce the amount of IT resources needed to integrate and customize the system. A few years ago, industry analyst firm Gartner recognized and validated this mission for the ERP industry as a whole -- sounding the call for postmodern ERP. Gartner describes postmodern ERP as a hybrid ERP ecosystem consisting of a loose confederation of on-premise software suites augmented with cloud-based applications.

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Whats Cooking at Epicor University

June 27, 2018

I love absolutely love to cook.  While others are binge-watching Stranger Things, I am mesmerized by the Barefoot Contessa and reruns of the French Chef. Ina Garten and Julia Child might seem like unlikely superstars, but they are royalty in the culinary world. Yet when my favorite foodies turn toward the realm of baking, I immediately tune out. Cooking and baking are two different animals in my mind. One allows freedom of expression and constantly evolves with your mood and the contents of your spice cabinet.  

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Epicor Wraps Up Sweepstakes for Epicor ISE Software Users and Names Final Winners of Professional-Grade Innova Scan Tools

June 27, 2018

All good things must come to an end, including the popular Epicor monthly sweepstakes for automotive service providers using the Epicor Integrated Service Estimator (ISE) solution. The contest recently concluded with the announcement of the final two winners of professional-grade Innova scan tools—Patrick Hilt of Grismer Tire & Auto Service, Fairborn, Ohio, and James Dykes of Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers, Columbus, Ga.

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Four Critical ERP Onboarding Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

June 11, 2018

Pitfalls in the pre-, during and post-deployment stages can stand in the way of your organization realizing the full value of ERP. Read on to learn the top four and how you can avoid them.

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Competing with Amazon—How to Differentiate Your Business and Win

June 08, 2018

While the threat of Amazon is absolutely real, independent retailers continue to gain ground in the retail market. A recent Forbes article stated that retail physical store openings actually grew by more than 50 percent year-over-year.

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Cloud News Recap from Epicor Insights 2018

June 06, 2018

Even for those not at Insights 2018, it was hard to miss the flurry of exciting cloud-related announcements. Cloud was the hottest topic, from Epicor CEO Steve Murphy’s opening keynote to the last sessions. Here’s a recap of the week’s cloud news, and why we’re so excited about the new value we can offer our customers.

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Meet Two Talented Women Driving Epicor Channel Success

May 30, 2018

Every year there's one day designated as International Women’s Day. It’s a call to appreciate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women around the world. At Epicor, however, we have reason to celebrate the occasion each and every day, given the ongoing, remarkable contributions from the talented women we’re proud to have on Team Epicor. We're so very proud of the contributions all the women of Epicor make each day, and the positive effect that good work produces across the channel and industry as a whole

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