It’s that time of year! Everyone is busy and business is bustling. We at Genius Central would like to take a moment out of the mayhem to say thank you and Happy Holidays. Our purpose is to help our retailers and suppliers thrive and help make their dreams come true. Thank you for giving us your confidence and allowing us to...

Interactive Promotions and New Lower Prices Lower priced promotion services are coming to our suppliers in 2018! We’ve made adjustments to the pricing structure and will be adding more value to our services through new interactive promotion functions. The new interactive functions that will be released in 2018 will be visible to retailers within BUYiQ, our in-aisle ordering software. These new functions...

New NPI Mobile Product Search and Sourcing Tool for Over 300,000 Active Items Bradenton, FL. – Genius Central Systems, Inc., a leading SaaS provider of supply chain services for retailers and their vendors, announces the launch of GCHQ, a new mobile search and source tool for natural products. Early access will be provided to existing Genius Central retail customers for user-driven...

As we approach the summer months, GeniusCentral is running at full speed in our new offices in Bradenton, Florida. We’re excited to be on the cusp of releasing BUYiQ 2.0, the latest version of our in-aisle ordering software. BUYiQ 2.0 is now in the hands of several of our customers for field testing and we are on track for release...

Facilitating Communication Between Retailers & Suppliers   Bringing in a new product can often be a stressful gamble. Will this product be something my customers want? Does this product adhere to my store’s quality standards? To help relieve some of the mystery associated with adding a new product to your store’s mix, BUYiQ now lets you view and request free samples right in the...

2017 will bring some much desired features and functions for participating suppliers in our network. Currently, GeniusCentral’s network includes over 700 suppliers, all of whom are looking for ways to help them operate more efficiently and ultimately support the growth of their business. To help our suppliers achieve this goal, we’ll be adding some new offerings this year including reporting,...

As some of you may already know, GeniusCentral has been investing some serious time (and money) into our overall infrastructure. Our transition to new servers and improved firewalls has created a more secure and reliable frame work for the users of our products and systems. While a focus on improved infrastructure will provide benefits for our customers for years to...

Creating and processing orders can be daunting for both retailers and suppliers. It is labor intensive, costly and time consuming. Retailers in the natural product industry are plagued with a fragmented network of suppliers with hundreds of points of distribution. Suppliers are confronted with managing thousands of orders from hundreds of retailers, all through different sources. Automating orders electronically is...

Asking the question “What does a retailer want from their vendor?” is one we’ve asked ourselves many times throughout our last 16 years in the natural product industry. A recent shift in our company philosophy has changed the recipient of that question from ourselves…to our customers. Our Founder, COO and President Linda Sheehan has created a very clear message to...

The clipboard. It wasn’t long ago that this indispensable ordering tool was chock full of order forms, scraps of paper containing customer special orders, some product flyer you may have found interesting at some point and whatever other detritus that had found its way to being pinched by that large metal clasp. As with many other low-tech retailer solutions in...