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There's really no way around it; If you have a retail store, you need to have a system at the final point of sale. And those systems don't come cheap. The question is, are you extracting the utmost value out of your systems-or are they just glorified cash registers? What if you could turn your POS system into an ordering info...

The fact that you know an item has sold and how many remain in inventory is great. But there's a lot more movement data out there that can mean the difference between 'we made money' and 'we maximized the money we made.' When it comes to efficiently ordering inventory, simple movement data (how many sold since the last order, what's...

We're just going to say it; ordering is a pain in the aisle. And in the office. Or via your POS system. It may be necessary, but it certainly doesn't have to be evil. And that's why we've created our Retail Order Management Suite. Rather than calling, faxing, emailing, and using iPods that always need updating, the team at Genius Central...

Staying competitive means staying in business. Competition from online stores like Amazon is driving independent retailers to find more creative strategies for staying relevant and profitable in their communities. One strategy that's proven its effectiveness is a greater reliance on local products and vendors. Why Order Local? Shoppers looking for natural products have more options today than ever before - from conventional...

Choosing and Maintaining Your BUYiQ Hardware Whether you're new to BUYiQ or have been using the software for some time, questions about hardware have likely come up. Which device is the best? What's the difference between the available options? Should I use my old iPod, or try an Android? Choosing and maintaining the right hardware is critical to having a successful...

Troubleshooting Tips for BUYiQ Users It’s the New Year, and while many people are making resolutions to improve their health, we know you’re busy making goals for your business. What a perfect time to give your Wi-Fi a check-up! Wi-Fi has increased the speed of business and daily life, but everything comes to an abrupt halt when there’s an issue. Whether the...

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...

It’s That Time of Year! Love it or hate it, conducting inventory is essential to running a profitable business. While your year-end inventory is at the forefront of your mind, now is the perfect time to think about what steps you’re taking to manage your inventory throughout the year. Many successful retailers choose to conduct periodic inventories in order to keep...

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...

Complete Ordering Solution with DetaSynQ Imagine how easy ordering could be if all of your suppliers were available to order using one solution! BUYiQ with DetaSynQ delivers that opportunity. Integrating DetaSynQ with BUYiQ enables retailers to upload information for all of their suppliers, including small local vendors, so every product they order is available in one convenient in-aisle ordering service.DetaSynQ allows retailers to make...

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 serve our retailers and suppliers by providing solutions to help you achieve your business goals. Thank you for giving us your confidence and allowing...

Genius Central Conducts Retailer Surveys - Here's What You Said   This summer, Genius Central sent the first in a series of surveys to our retailers, and the response was amazing! These surveys are part of our continuing effort to meet the demands of the market and help our retailers achieve their goals with ease and efficiency. As we continue to work...