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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

Coming Soon—CenterEdge Advantage Version 18.1

Posted by Sherry Howell on Mar 7, 2018 12:00:00 PM

New Client Support Upgrade Model, new look and feel, new updates and more coming in Advantage Release 18.1!

Check out our feature release video to get a peek at the new enhancements, and sign up for our training webinar so you can set up and use all the new features.

A few highlights:

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Topics: FEC, Point of Sale, CenterEdge Advantage POS, CenterEdge Team, Cashless

[INFOGRAPHIC] Control Your Cash!

Posted by Sherry Howell on Feb 21, 2018 10:00:00 AM

There are few things worse than realizing there is money missing—whether it turns out to be an accounting error or actual theft. And investigating can cause your hard-earned, happy culture to take a nose-dive.

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Topics: Point of Sale, Cashless

4 Things You Didn't Even Know You Needed Your POS to Do

Posted by Sherry Howell on Jan 31, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Streamline and improve operations with these important features.

Running an FEC is easier than ever thanks to advances in technology, and now it’s possible to go a step further with a comprehensive facility management software solution. Helping to not only streamline and improve everyday operations, the right software will give you access to extra features that will help you run your business.

Take a look at some of the features you should be looking for in your software solution and see how your system stacks up against the most feature-rich systems in the FEC business.

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Topics: Point of Sale

4 Mistakes to Avoid When Selecting a Point of Sale for Your Water Park or FEC

Posted by Sherry Howell on Dec 13, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Don’t fall victim to “if I knew then what I know now” syndrome by carefully considering this advice from some of our operators.

With every decision you make when trying to start or grow your business, you’re faced with the chance that it could be the wrong one. This includes what attractions you add, people you hire, and vendors you partner with. Don't wait to research facility management software until late in the process or you'll fail to have enough time for proper due diligence. Remember, your facility management software touches every part of your facility, from the guests to the accountant, so you need a solution that can meet the most needs of the people using it.

But with so many systems out there that manage different things, how do you know what’s right for you? Consider the advice we’ve heard and make your game plan so you can have confidence that you’ve selected the right solution now, and for years to come.

Here are four mistakes to avoid when selecting a point of sale solution.

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Topics: FEC, Point of Sale, Waterparks

Customer Friction Hurts: Five Questions to Help Avoid It

Posted by Sherry Howell on Oct 16, 2017 3:37:45 PM

Assess your amusement park, FEC or trampoline park using these five questions

You know the adage, it’s easier to keep the customers you have than it is to go out and get new ones? It seems so simple, yet with so much variety in entertainment options available to today’s consumers, many amusement facilities still manage to miss the mark at making us smile.

Misses like this cause the dreaded customer friction or points in the process or experience that lead to guest discomfort, hassle, or even pain. And that discomfort makes guests consider if doing business with your facility is worth it.

Almost every amusement organization has goals to provide world-class service and offer experiences that wow, but often it’s in the small details that service starts to slip. Read on for five questions to help you assess whether you’re on your way to friction or finesse.

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Topics: FEC, Point of Sale, Trampoline Parks, Customer Loyalty

CenterEdge Named Point of Sale (POS) System Provider for Anakeesta

Posted by CenterEdge Software on May 2, 2017 11:45:59 AM

CenterEdge Software, a leading provider of point-of-sale, online sales and reservations, and ticketing systems for entertainment and recreation facilities, is proud to announce that Anakeesta has selected CenterEdge Advantage Point of Sale as its POS system for its family-based attraction in downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee that is set to open this summer.

 Anakeesta will use the CenterEdge Advantage Point of Sales system on more than 15 stations within Anakeesta and the Anakeesta Chondola. Additionally, the company will use Advantage Web to provide customers a convenient online experience to purchase their admission and Advantage Waivers to easily manage and process waivers for guests.

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Topics: Point of Sale, CenterEdge News, Integrated Waivers

CenterEdge Software Selected to Manage 172-Acre, First-of-Its-Kind Community Recreation Center, The Epic GrandCentral

Posted by CenterEdge Software on Apr 25, 2017 11:56:04 AM

CenterEdge Software, a leading provider of point-of-sale, online sales and reservations, and ticketing systems for entertainment and recreation facilities, has been selected to serve as the point of sale (POS) system for City of Grand Prairie, Texas’ The Epic GrandCentral project set to open in November 2017.

The Epic GrandCentral, a 172-acre community center, will bring a first-ever indoor and outdoor recreation space to the heart of the city. The Epic will include major recreation/life-changing center, amphitheater, library, trails, all-inclusive playground, lake-based recreation amenities and an indoor/outdoor water park with a 160-foot by 384-foot retractable enclosure from OpenAire.

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Topics: Point of Sale, CenterEdge News, Parks & Rec, CenterEdge Client Success

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: FEC, Point of Sale, CenterEdge Advantage POS, Cashless

CenterEdge Client Spotlight: Plex Indoor Sports

Posted by Sherry Howell on Jun 1, 2016 12:22:57 PM

Today’s CenterEdge Client Spotlight is Plex Indoor Sports in Irmo, South Carolina. This unique facility features 80,000 square feet of fitness fun, including an NHL regulation sized ice rink, turf fields and 30,000 square feet of fun known as HiWire, which offers trampoline arenas, a ninja obstacle course, basketball and dodgeball course, a flying trapeze and aerial silks.  With such diverse offerings, they are able to attract groups and families of varied interests.  

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Topics: FEC, Point of Sale, CenterEdge Client Success