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Did You Know: Bulk Issue Player Cards and Wristbands

Posted by Sherry Howell on Oct 25, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Would you like to save time issuing cards or wrist bands for your group events? Did you know that you could also load cards with multiple items as well?   Watch today's Did You Know video to learn the process and operational practices that will get you ready for groups in a flash.

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Topics: debit card systems, FEC, groups, trampoline parks, waterparks, Client Success, operations

New Features Coming Soon in Advantage Release 16.5

Posted by Sherry Howell on Sep 21, 2016 10:00:00 AM

There are lots of new features in store with Advantage Release 16.5!  A couple of highlights are:

  • Sell all items in a class series with one button
  • Reduction in printing, time and paper waste at your point of sale with several new features
  • New Sacoa integration features
  • and more!

To learn more about how the new features can help maximize efficiency in your facility, watch our brief Feature Release 16.5 video below.

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Topics: debit card systems, FEC, groups, point of sale, trampoline parks, waterparks, new features, Client Success, memberships

CenterEdge and Sacoa Expand System Integration

Posted by Merrik Keller on Jun 27, 2016 2:36:37 PM

Roxboro, NC – June 2016 – CenterEdge Software, a leading provider of Point of Sale, Online Sales & Reservations, and Ticketing Systems for entertainment and recreation facilities, has announced the company will be expanding the integration between its Advantage Point of Sale System and the Sacoa PlayCard System.  Introduced in 2015, the current integration allows venues to perform a variety of Sacoa related functions directly from the CenterEdge POS terminals including the ability to sell and reload Sacoa playcards from any CenterEdge Workstation or Tablet.  Set for release this fall, the expanded integration will see a number of enhancements including full support for CenterEdge’s deferred revenue accounting option as well as the ability to capture sales from Sacoa’s self-service Kiosks. 

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Topics: debit card systems, FEC, arcade, announcements, pos

CenterEdge and Embed announce 75th joint installation

Posted by Merrik Keller on Aug 17, 2015 8:30:58 AM

EMBED, a leading provider of Revenue Management Systems for the amusement and family entertainment industry, and CenterEdge Software, a leading provider of Point of Sale, Online Sales & Reservations, and Ticketing Systems for entertainment and recreation facilities, announce that they have completed their 75th joint installation at Brickopolis Entertainment in Oklahoma City, OK. The operation will utilize the Embed system for the cashless, ticketless operation of games and attractions, and the CenterEdge System for admission sales, concession and retail sales, redemption management, party and group bookings, labor management, and online sales and reservations.

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Topics: debit card systems, Embed, FEC, arcade, redemption, online sales & bookings, birthday, CenterEdge, point of sale, managing your business

CenterEdge to integrate with Sacoa PlayCard System

Posted by Merrik Keller on Aug 10, 2015 8:53:07 AM

Roxboro, NC – August 2015 – CenterEdge Software, a leading provider of Point of Sale, Online Sales & Reservations, and Ticketing Systems for entertainment and recreation facilities, has announced the company will be integrating its Advantage Point of Sale System with the Sacoa PlayCard System.  Available in late August, the integration will allow venues to perform a variety of Sacoa related functions directly from the CenterEdge POS terminals.  Operators will be able to sell and reload Sacoa PlayCards from any CenterEdge Workstation as well as have the ability to perform time and privilege-based sales transactions.  “Sacoa is a well-known brand with an extensive list of users around the world and we are pleased to introduce another cashless system integration to existing and prospective CenterEdge clients,” notes Merrik Keller, CenterEdge’s Director of Business Development.  “The needs of so many locations require the best in online and in-store sales and reservation functionality along with the tried and true benefits of a cashless payment system,” added Keller.  The company also notes more advanced features including setting ticket payout type, viewing detailed card history and accepting the Sacoa PlayCard for payment will be offered, giving guests a truly seamless experience.      

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Topics: debit card systems, CenterEdge, laser tag, point of sale, customer loyalty, ticketing

The Evolution of the Family Entertainment Center

Posted by Johnny Loftin on Mar 11, 2014 11:30:00 AM

Last week I was discussing my experience in the Family Entertainment Industry with some new employees and it really made me think about how the industry has evolved over the last 20 years.  Technology has really made a difference in how Family Entertainment Centers are operated today, so for fun I am going to share some of my observations.

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Topics: debit card systems, FEC, arcade, redemption, inventory, point of sale, waivers

4 Myths About Debit Card Systems

Posted by Marcus Mayer on Aug 27, 2012 9:33:00 PM

Have you considered purchasing a debit card system, but haven't pulled the trigger yet?  What's stopping you? 

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Topics: debit card systems, arcade, redemption

3 Uses of a FEC POS that Will Decrease Labor While Increasing ROI

Posted by Marcus Mayer on Aug 8, 2012 4:13:00 PM

As a continuation of my blog, "How Long Will It Take to Pay for a FEC POS Software?", I'm going to focus on how having the right point of sale for your family entertainment center, waterpark or similar locations, will assist in decreasing your labor expense.  There really is no better means to control your labor than a good employee scheduling software.  However I could spend an entire blog on employee scheduling alone, so I am going to concentrate on the more obscure ways a POS can assist in labor savings.

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Topics: debit card systems, FEC, point of sale, managing your business

Beyond The Arcade: Other Uses for a Debit Card System

Posted by Grey Burnett on Jul 31, 2012 9:59:00 AM

A couple weeks ago, I shared some of the many advantages of using a debit card system in your arcade. It can help you increase sales, build customer loyalty, reduce costs and eliminate employee theft. But a debit card system (and the cards themselves) can also do a lot outside of the arcade.

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Topics: debit card systems, FEC, arcade, waterparks, parks, customer loyalty

How is a Debit Card System Better Than Tokens and Tickets?

Posted by Grey Burnett on Jul 19, 2012 10:11:00 AM

We all know someone that always wants the latest and greatest gadget or the newest, slickest software simply because it exists. I have a friend that bought an iPad when they first came out specifically for reading books. Once he realized the Kindle he already had was better for reading books his iPad was left on a shelf to collect dust.

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Topics: debit card systems, arcade, redemption, loss prevention

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