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3 Ways to Simplify Inventory Management

Posted by Sherry Howell on Jun 20, 2018 8:56:00 AM

Spend your management time on the right things by having all your inventory management in one easy-to-use place.

As a busy manager or operator there never seems to be enough time for you to get to all the small tasks that you need to do to make your business run smoother. There are always going to be guests to handle, fires to put out, and training to conduct. Your inventory management processes should make your life easier instead of giving you more headaches.

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Topics: Point of Sale, Reporting & Analytics, Sales, CenterEdge Advantage POS, Food & Beverage

An Easy to Follow Guide to Upselling

Posted by Sherry Howell on Jul 19, 2016 10:12:01 AM

Clients are often troubled by the question of upselling and how to persuade team members to do it. The book, Go for No! Yes is the Destination, No is How You Get There by Richard Fenton and Andrea Waltz, offers a compelling philosophy that I believe can help address the issue. In the fable, a sales manager is coaching a newer associate in a men’s clothing store. The sales person is thrilled; he’d just made a huge sale, the best in his career even, and his customer bought every single thing offered to him. What a win! Or is it?

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Topics: Customer Loyalty, Sales, Food & Beverage

CenterEdge Client Spotlight: Knuckleheads

Posted by Sherry Howell on Mar 15, 2016 11:30:20 AM

Today’s CenterEdge Software Client Spotlight is an 80,000 square foot facility in Wisconsin Dells, WI.  Knuckleheads is family entertainment at its finest, featuring an amusement park with indoor attractions like go karts, bumper cars, a ropes course and other rides, as well as a restaurant with an extensive bar and grill menu, bowling, trampolines and outdoor inflatables for warmer months. We had the opportunity to speak with Marcus Kemblowski, General Manager.

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Topics: FEC, CenterEdge Client Success, Food & Beverage

New Features: Food and Merchandise Entitlements On Cards

Posted by Brant Burnett on Aug 3, 2012 5:12:00 PM

Have you ever wanted to put food or merchandise entitlements on a card as part of your move to a cashless environment?  It's certainly much simpler to deal with than printing tickets for the guest to redeem at another location in your facility.  Our latest release, CenterEdge Advantage 12.1, makes this a quick any easy process.  Plus, product entitlements are a great way to increase revenue by offering add-ons to your packages at admission.

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Topics: Point of Sale, CenterEdge Advantage POS, Cashless, Food & Beverage

3 Easy Tips for Loss Prevention in your FEC

Posted by Johnny Loftin on Jun 13, 2012 10:40:00 AM

One thing that always drove me crazy was the thought of inventory just disappearing.  When I was operating a FEC it was always a huge concern to control the inventory that your employees are handling. This causes a huge internal struggle. One struggle is that I was smart enough to understand the risk of your inventory items being out in the open.  So you have to stay on your toes at all times.  The other struggle is not trusting your employees.  Your employees are your team mates and play such an important role in driving your business in your FEC.  The easiest way to control these struggles is putting together employee policies to help control your inventory. The three areas that I want to focus on is your Redemption area, Arcade area and Food & Beverage.

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Topics: FEC, Redemption Management, Cashless, Food & Beverage