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We Speak ‘Ordering.’

EDI, FTP, API — Any order, automated. The bridge between every ordering system out there.   In the world of ordering, it’s crazy out there: Retailers use one format, distributors another, and if you’re incredibly lucky, they integrate seamlessly with your existing system. Unfortunately, with the many different systems, processes,…

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We Speak ‘Ordering.’

EDI, FTP, API — Any order, automated. The bridge between every ordering system out there.   In the world of ordering, it’s crazy out there: Retailers use one format, distributors another, and if you’re incredibly lucky, they integrate seamlessly with your existing system. Unfortunately, with the many different systems, processes,…

Turn Your Expensive POS Into a Supercharged Ordering Beast

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…

The Genius Central Mission: Making Ordering Easy Everywhere

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…

Time to Go Local

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…

It’s All About the Hardware

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…

Wi-Fi Health for the New Year

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…

Happy Holidays from Genius Central

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….

Inventory Tips for Successful 2018

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…

New Year, New Opportunities

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…

All of Your Vendors in One Place

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…

We Asked, You Answered

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…

Genius Central Launches GCHQ at Expo East 2017

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…

GeniusCentral Launches New Enhanced Interface for BUYiQ 2.0

Multi-Vendor Ordering Software Upgraded Using Agile Development Bradenton, FL. – GeniusCentral Systems, Inc., a SAAS provider of order management and promotional software solutions for retailers and suppliers in the natural, organic and specialty product industry, announced the release of BUYiQ 2.0, a completely new user interface (UI) design for Genius…

Letter from the President – May 17

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…

Sample Offers in BUYiQ

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…

Improve Out-Of-Stocks with Stocked not Scanned

BUYiQ’s latest feature is here to give retailers one more weapon to fight one of the biggest retailer headaches. Imagine this all-too-common scenario: you’ve finished your order and submitted it to the vendor, but hours later as you walk the floor, you spot a product you forgot to add to…

A Look Ahead into 2017

The end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017 have flown by. Our entire team has been working at a steady pace, pushing out improvements to our key ordering solution, BUYiQ, including release of Stocked Not Scanned, a ScanGenius feature many users were looking for in BUYiQ; a Batch Quick…

Coming soon to a BUYiQ near you

BUYiQ with DetaSynQ DetaSynQ officially launched in 2016, but as we move ahead in 2017, our retailers can expect some overall software improvements and some department-specific visibility. Improved UI BUYiQ is getting a facelift! In early 2017, our development team will be unveiling the new user interface, featuring a more…

What the future brings for our network suppliers

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,…

GeniusCentral Announces New Data Exchange Service for Retailers

GeniusCentral announces today the launch of DetaSynQ™ (pronounced data-sink), a new data integration service that delivers daily updates of store-specific data to store buyers in the aisle. Derived from the Japanese word for data, DetaSynQ™ integrates proprietary, store-level inventory, pricing, and product movement data with GeniusCentral’s natural product vendor catalogs…

A Focus on Customer Service

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…

Invest in Orders

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…

Help Us, Help You

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…

BUYiQ Tips and Tricks

Retailers are always looking for the best ways to save time, money and improve their business. GeniusCentral’s products have been designed to offer them the tools to accomplish those goals. Our most recent product, BUYiQ, has provided its users with an easy-to-use in-aisle ordering software that has surpassed ScanGenius in…

Turning Time Into Money

Retailers want to spend less time on operational tasks and more time helping customers. BUYiQ was developed to help achieve that goal. Last September, BUYiQ, the next generation of in-aisle ordering software was introduced to the market. Several retailers adopted BUYiQ early and provided us with valuable feedback. BUYiQ allowed…

Going Wireless

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…

Getting Order Around Orders

You could walk into any size business right this moment and ask if they were planning on automating some business process and bet on getting a YES at every single business. In this competitive technology market, there are hundreds of solutions for automation and with that competition comes lower prices….

GeniusCentral Announces Release of BUYiQ

GeniusCentral announced today the release of BUYiQ, the next generation in their suite of in-aisle ordering software. BUYiQ offers retailers several enhancements over legacy ordering solutions, such as wireless technology and increased scan speed, all without needing to load or unload vendor catalogs. BUYiQ is the first wireless, multi-vendor ordering…

GeniusCentral Announces Founding Membership in IX-ONE™ Product Data Exchange

GeniusCentral today announced it has joined the IX-ONE product data exchange as a founding member and will encourage its supplier and retailer partners to join as well. Launched in collaboration with key industry leaders and association groups, IX-ONE couples rich packaging data and images with a member base model to…