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Kaufman Container Reduces Overhead Costs by 30%

August 03, 2017

When you see a product, the first thing you will notice is the packaging. Sometimes you are more impressed with the packaging than the product itself. Packaging makes you say "wow" when it's attractive to the eye. And so, our customer Kaufman Container has been a leader for 100 years in the North American market in providing quality and innovative packaging components.

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Zitomer Pharmacy Improves Customer Relationship Program with Epicor Eagle N Series

July 20, 2017

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. Zitomer Pharmacy an upscale New York pharmacy and family-owned business located on Madison Avenue was established in 1950. Now a bustling shop that fills 700 prescriptions a day and offers an unparalleled selection of women and men's products as well as home good, toys, electronics and snacks is now a landmark on Manhattan's chic Upper East Side.

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

July 18, 2017

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.

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Merkley Supply Increases Market Share and Boost Profits

July 07, 2017

Distributors of concrete block and pavers, brick, and stone have unique challenges that are not often met by generic enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, which can impede growth. Typically, if your building materials market share is not growing, it’s probably diminishing. Masonry materials supplier, Merkley Supply Ltd, utilizes customer service and opportunity management to maintain market share and boost profits with the help of Epicor BisTrack™ business management software-built for building materials distributors. 

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North American Retailers Use Technology to Foster Growth: Part Two

July 03, 2017

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.

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North American Retailers Use Technology to Foster Growth

June 20, 2017

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.

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Epicor Recognized as a Great Place to Work

June 20, 2017

If you want to be a great company, it’s important to be a great company to work for. That’s one of the takeaways from a study conducted earlier this year by Explore WMS. Specifically regarding perceptions of Epicor, the study noted: Reviewers feel supported by their managers and liked the "open and transparent" company structure, and stated that they felt the company was open to new ideas. Flexible working hours and a good work/life balance were also mentioned as a positive about working at Epicor. Every company likes to believe that it's a great place to work; but it's good to see that belief supported by objective research.

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Global Compliancy Doesn’t Have to be Hard

June 17, 2017

In today’s economy no business is immune to the opportunities, impacts, and challenges of business beyond geographic boundaries. Epicor products are used in 100+ countries around the world where we have been enabling our customers to do business for 40 years. So no matter how widely your business is distributed, our global business management tools are designed to meet the most complex of regulations.

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KMWorld Selects DocStar as Top 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management

May 27, 2017

What are the key factors that lead to successful knowledge management? According to an article published in KMWorld, they are resourcefulness, innovation, ingenuity, expertise, collaboration, and community. And, DocStar is no exception. DocStar (recently acquired by Epicor Software, read more here) was selected based on its vision, innovation, and execution in addressing the needs of customers in the knowledge management marketplace. 

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Three Diverse Operating Systems, One ERP Database

May 12, 2017

Headquartered in England, KMF is the market leader in the supply of precision sheet metal fabrication and engineering solutions. With the newly formed KMF Group, the company consists of KMF Precision Sheet Metal, KMF Precision Engineering as well as their sister company in Slovakia, KMF Slovakia. Together, these organizations have combined to deliver fully integrated bespoke metal work and precision sheet metal fabrication solutions with over 110,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing and office space.

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Digital Commerce Calling

May 05, 2017

To all our manufacturing and distribution customers – digital commerce is calling!  By now, you might have downloaded the Epicor Insights 2017 agenda and possibly excited about the great sessions we have lined up for you.  As the leader of digital commerce at Epicor, I want to share my perspective of what this means to your business and why it is important for you to take action NOW! This is why, digital commerce is calling!  For more information please visit the Insights site, contact your Account Manager or reach out directly to me. 

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Work the Way that Suits You Best with Epicor iScala 3.1

May 02, 2017

The most obvious and far-reaching change with the latest version of the Epicor iScala ERP solution is in its revamped user experience. The new look and feel makes it easy to tailor the user interface to the specific needs and business functions of the individual, group, department or company. It also accelerates many tasks, from accessing applications and information to data entry and modification. A tiled desktop allows you to group favorite and frequently used application modules and vary their size, icon, name, position and color, so they're quickly recognizable. 

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