• Lawn and Garden Centers

    POS System and Retail Management Software to Grow Your Garden Center

    Epicor Eagle N Series software helps lawn and garden businesses thrive amidst the challenges of a concentrated selling season, customers being lured away by big-box stores, and constant margin pressures. Focus on your business and drive superior customer service, while your technology works with you seamlessly.

    • Understand the keys to business growth—who your best customers are (and how to keep them coming back), how shopping patterns are shifting in your region, and how pricing impacts loyalty
    • Deliver exceptional customer experiences at checkout and beyond with advanced POS and mobile technology
    • Maximize margins by analyzing buying patterns to better inform merchandising, promotions, and bundling
    • Cut inventory costs without sacrificing revenue or loyalty by accurately forecasting demand and performing inventory tasks more efficiently
    • Improve overall business performance by making fast, informed decisions using intuitive on-screen analytics

    40+ Years Experience Developing Software to Help Nurseries Flourish

    Expertise and built-in industry best practices to improve efficiencies and drive growth across your lawn and garden nurseries

    Lawn and Garden Webinar

    How the Best in Class Garden Retailers Use Their POS to Make Money

    Hear from Ian Baldwin as he shares how growing retailers make better decisions and become more profitable.

    Download Epicor for Lawn and Garden

    Epicor for Lawn and Garden

    Increase profitability, optimize inventory for your busiest seasons, and keep customers coming back.

    Download Growing Customer Loyalty by profitability expert Ian Baldwin

    Growing Customer Loyalty by Ian Baldwin

    Get expert customer engagement advice and create an experiential lawn and garden center.

    Epicor Eagle N Series—a Leading End-To-End Business Solution for Lawn and Garden Nurseries

    A fully integrated retail POS system to drive growth, profitability, and customer loyalty

    Integrated Retail POS

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

    Managing Your Margins

    Learn a measurable way to set optimal prices that enables revenue growth, maintains profits, and keeps customers coming back.

    Retail Workforce Management

    A cloud-based solution that allows you to forecast staffing needs and manage staff scheduling easily and more accurately.

    Retailers in More Than 7,200 Locations Rely on Eagle to Help Drive Their Business Forward

    Epicor and Armstrong Garden Centers Case Study
    Epicor and Armstrong Garden Centers

    Discover how Armstrong Garden Centers reduced inventory by 10%, boosted margins and better managed seasonal inventory.

    Epicor and Wannemaker’s Home and Garden Case Study
    Epicor and Wannemaker’s Home and Garden

    With Home Depot down the road, Wannemaker’s is driving success with an 8% increase in margins, a 1-point increase in inventory turns and loyal customers.

    Epicor and Hillermann Nursery and Florist Case Study
    Epicor and Hillermann Nursery and Florist

    See how Hillermann Nursery and Florist is making better staffing and purchasing decisions, resulting in lower costs.



  • Retail Blog

    • Do Brick and Mortar Retailers Have Better Pricing Than Amazon?
      It's a common knowledge that online shopping is easy and convenient. But despite the robust mobile applications, eCommerce capabilities, and other technology advancements, consumers still embrace the tactile experience offered by brick-and-mortar shops.

    • From a Production-Driven Business Model to a Buy-and-Sell Model
      Established family-owned businesses often have challenges with adopting new technologies to meet customer demands. Weston Nurseries, a fourth-generation lawn and garden business, was faced with these challenges: tracking inventory and customer relationship management.

    • Happy Independent Retailer Month from Epicor
      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.

    • Competing with Amazon—How to Differentiate Your Business and Win
      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.

    • 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.

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

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