The IBM SurePOS ACE for 4690 Operating System (OS) point-of-sale (POS) application is designed to help supermarket, hypermarket and chain drug retailers create an infrastructure as dynamic as their business; to provide the best possible customer experience at checkout for today’s smarter shopper, including high volume scanning to speed checkout and electronic marketing for personalized promotions.
The powerful POS application combines check-out support, electronic marketing, data maintenance, account management and other business processes in a versatile, cost-saving package. With the introduction of the IBM SurePOS ACE V7, retailers may now take advantage of the full GS1 DataBar Coupon system. This new coupon solution replaces a dated implementation, and provides retailers with many new and powerful promotion and administrative features.
Built on the rock solid foundation of IBM 4690 Operating System, SurePOS ACE is designed to help you stay ahead of the technology curve and streamline store processes to lower cost and improve business efficiencies.
Using IBM SurePOS ACE can expand POS capabilities with new tools and function. It features strong workforce management capabilities, plus support for multi-channel and in-store touch scenarios. Integrate your POS with new store devices—such as photo kiosks, personal shopping assistants. Energize promotions and preferred shopper programs with electronic marketing. Access product information from every customer touch point. Leverage accurate price data and streamline transaction processing with electronic journaling. Also, for retailers with fuel operations, SurePOS ACE integrates with the most complex fuel applications.
The advanced software enables IBM Remote Management Agent (RMA) which provides software distribution, proactive monitoring, asset tracking, and problem determination from one local or enterprise location. Altogether the SurePOS ACE solution, with support for IBM Store Integrator (SI), the SI GUI, IBM Data Integration Facility software and RMA, helps retailers build a smarter store—from the POS to the enterprise.
Whether a retailer runs two stores or 200, NCR offers the best software solution regardless of store size or sales volume. Offering superior promotion flexibility, NCR Advanced Checkout Solution can be customized for larger retailers or packaged for smaller ones. Currently installed in more than 50 thousand checkout lanes, NCR Advanced Checkout Solutiondoes not require an extensive IT staff and offers a wide range of back office compatibilities.
With highly refined cashier and consumer interfaces designed by NCR Human Factors Engineers, retailers using NCR Advanced Checkout Solution typically experience increased productivity of 15 to 25 percent and reduced training time of up to 75 percent.
NCR designed NCR Advanced Checkout Solution for customization, which allows retailers to change almost any aspect of the system. ACS offers an extensive set of options and tools to customize front-end and back office screens, receipt, customer display and much more.
NCR Advanced Checkout Solution provides a Consumer Marketing (CM) module to implement powerful promotional pricing programs with or without a shopper loyalty card. CM helps retailers implement customized loyalty programs to attract and retain the most profitable customers.