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If you want to compete against retail giants like Amazon, the latest battleground in the retail industry is in shipping speed. With online retailers offering faster and faster shipping every day, cons

You may not know it yet, but you have it in your power to draw in a massive segment of the buying public…like, 95%’s worth of a massive segment. It’s well within your reach, and it’s simpler t

When you order products from a supplier, a written sales contract called a purchase order should be created. This document is provided to both parties and helps ensure that everyone involved has the s

Erply’s powerful, cloud-based retail software now supports table service for restaurants of all sizes. In addition to our comprehensive reporting, built-in promotions, and FIFO inventory management

Toys ‘R’ Us at Bannister Mall Plaza. Photo by Mike Kalasnik Toy’s ‘R’ Us, the toy and baby supply mega-chain, recently announced that it would be closing around 20% of its U.S. stores in th

How you set prices at your retail store says a lot about your business and your brand. If your prices are high, customers might expect a high-end retail experience. On the other hand, prices that are

While cash is king in the retail world, most businesses take multiple methods of payment, including credit and checks. Some retailers may even want to offer store credit, also known as direct credit,

Ah, Whole Foods. A new-world oasis in a desert of conventional grocery stores. Your go-to place for a kale smoothie or a mushroom-and-goat-cheese sandwich. Organic, socially-conscious and vegan/ veget

Our Back Office team is on fire. Check out all the cool new features Berlin Back Office version 5.9.0, 5.9.1 has to offer: Back Office Security To make everything extra secure, access to the Back Offi

In order to run any retail business properly, business owners need to know the cost of their inventory. This information can be used for big tax deductions, as well as future ordering strategies. Calc

Proper inventory management is one of the most important parts of running a profitable store. Without it, businesses run the risk of losing revenue due to lost or misplaced items, as well as over and

Marketing to customers who are already buying something at a POS might seem redundant. They are buying something already, after all — but the Harvard Business Review recently stated that point-o

Good news! Global markets have reported a general upswing over the past year. Slightly less good news? Markets, by their nature, are in constant flux, and no one in the retail industry—however stron

Did you know that most retail businesses never see 45% of customers a second time? This means that companies are constantly spending advertising dollars attracting new consumers, trying to keep the fl

While some customers may prefer to pay for their purchases with cash, debit cards or credit cards, others may want to make payments toward a larger purchase. Layaway is an easy way for your customers

Retail managers are some of the most overworked people in any industry. These employees end up wearing a lot of hats as duties get shuffled around in the store. From filling in for cashiers to doing i

For the past two years, brick-and-mortar retailers have struggled to compete with growing popularity of online shopping. As shopping malls across the country closed down in record numbers, analysts st

It’s now the new year, and you’re ready to make your business an even greater success, aren’t you? You had decent sales previously, but this quarter, you want to expand your profits…there

Retailers, we feel you. It’s not easy carving out a marketplace niche in the era of Jeff Bezos. But there’s the good news: You can make a name for yourself and maintain a thriving business in spit

Between online sales and in-store promotions, holiday sales continue to soar in nearly every retail niche. Every year since 2010, we’ve seen record turnouts, both in stores themselves as well as onl

An analysis performed by Bain & Company found that effective cross-selling techniques alone increased revenue from customers who bought additional products by 65% or more. How cross-selling works

When it comes time to do inventory, you could shut down all your warehouses, stores, and production facilities, and do a physical count of every product in your possession at that moment. That would e

There are a number of reasons why your cashier could be out of balance when it’s time to close out a register. For the most part, these discrepancies arise as a result of employees making simple mis

Even if you’re a seasoned retailer, it’s possible you may be performing certain POS practices that would put you on Santa’s naughty list. Committing these errors may even sabotage your data coll

In late 2013, the huge retailer Target announced that some 70 million customer records had been compromised, including credit and debit card data. The attack on Target used malware installed on POS

“If you invest in proper data collection and reporting, you will reap the benefits indefinitely.” – Chuck Cohn, Operating a retail business? You’re going to need a reporting tool.

While no business ever wants to face the problem of backorders, it may be impossible at times to always have all the product you need in stock and ready to ship. Managing the flow of product so that y

Saks Fifth Avenue in New York. Photo by Matt Kiefer   The future of retail is a pretty hot topic, with an interest largely driven by serious concerns. The term “retail apocalypse” gets betwe

Picture the scene: Black Friday. Your customers are merrily going about their business and selecting hundreds upon thousands of crucial purchases that are essential to keeping your company in the bla

When businesses first get started, they often invest in a point of sale system, or POS, that is scaled for small companies. But as you grow, your needs change and evolve, as do your customers. What wa

This year set another round of record highs in retail for Black Friday, which is nothing unexpected for sellers. For buyers, however, many of the experiences they’d grown used to in the past weren

Correct product selection and stock are crucially important for a retailer. Nobody can offer the customer everything at once, but the available product selection should provide sufficient alternatives

There’s a lot to consider when looking for the right software solution for your franchise. You need something that’s broad enough to help you maximize your retail chain management, but flexible en

The retail industry is in a bit of a shakeup right now, as more than 8,000 stores have closed this year. Retailers are always looking for ways to increase sales and improve customer retention, especia

Poor inventory management can lead to serious problems in business processes and business growth. Increased costs, frequent overstocking and understocking, and decreased employee productivity are just

Back in 2013, Forbes suggested that the iPad might be “the future of retail”. Has that turned out to be the case? For retailers trying to keep up with the breakneck pace of technological change, a

If there’s one certainty to modern retail business, it’s that you can’t grow if you only accept cash, or if accepting a card is a cumbersome process. That said, the market for payment processing

If you’re planning on getting a retail business off the ground, you’re going to need a few co-pilots—in the form of web-based software solutions—to get your company in the air. What follows is

The newest way to utilize the Internet for businesses, omnichannel retailing is an idea that’s spreading like wildfire in the eCommerce world. While some believe that omnichannel is really no more o

Whether you’re opening your first retail store or you’ve been in the game for decades, your hardware and software will always be the lifeblood of your daily operations. Choose the right gear and s

It’s time to talk analytics, but we’re not discussing numbers that you can just glance over. Instead, you need data that lets you make informed decisions. Concrete data is essential to help you ma

In the retail sales process, there are several micro-steps involved with the back-and-forth flow of product/service and payment. To understand each step, and what can happen at each step, you’ll nee

Managing retail business requires complex approach to business operations and analytical skills to improve business performance. Detecting consumer patterns from massive data your retail software is d

This Thanksgiving, we wanted to take a moment to express how grateful we are for all our clients. We appreciate the loyal business many of you have given us for years, and we are thrilled and honored

Keeping an eye of all parts of your business is no easy feat! Whether you’re managing a small brick and mortar store or a larger chain of boutiques, this job can be extremely demanding. Everythi

For retailers, gift cards are a terrific sales opportunity. They don’t take up much space, and they provide a great way to bring in new customers. You can use them as your default return or exchange

Retail technology is evolving, and the fast pace of the industry means businesses need to evolve with it. Cloud technology has made a variety of processes simpler, allowing businesses to streamline th

Adding new customers is several times more expensive for a company than keeping existing customers. And what’s more, loyal customers spend almost 75% more when they shop than new customers. Customer

For retailers, there’s no time of the year that catches you off guard quite like the approach of the holiday season. You’re busy planning summer blowouts, and the next thing you know, it’s time

Adjusted Support Hours ERPLY Technical Support will be available from 10am-6pm on Friday, November 10. If you need any help, we’ll keep you up and running throughout the day so you can focus on your

At Erply, giving our customers software that centralizes all retail establishment operations is our main goal, and a leading B2B software review website recognized that we are right on track in provi

We are very pleased to announce that early next week we will be rolling out one of the most important ERPLY Back Office updates. Three main features that will be added are Store Regions Module, Receip

People working in IT are stressed all over the world – a survey by the tech magazine Computerworld reveals that 46% of the respondents think their job is either stressful or very stressful. 18% say

ERPLY Books, founded in 2011, is a cloud-based accounting software that first started off as a solution for small businesses. In the short six years in the business, we have managed to transform into

Holiday shopping season is around the corner and people will be stretching their wallets to the maximum to buy gifts for their loved ones. This time of the year creates also more attraction for cybe

Sulev Sepp, purchasing manager of IM Arvutid already noticed three years ago that the company’s business software impeded its growth, since it was not stabile and had too high license fees and a

Who would not like innovative solutions, the surprise effect, and excitement? Pop-up enables to think big and create a solution that the potential customers, as well as partners and the media, will r

  The big-box toy retailer Toys R Us finally filed for bankruptcy after struggling for years to pay down billions of dollars in debt. The company has faced hard times competing with Amazon, and

We have all heard stories about the retail apocalypse. There have been numerous articles and blog posts about brick-and-mortar stores losing their share in the commercial space as customers make their

The times, when a good mall was only characterized by a wide selection of stores, are long gone. Although, the variety of stores will always be an important criterion in terms of shopping space, an i

Following information is about upcoming features – we will share more information before the release. Please be noted that these features are not polished yet. 1. Scan multiple products and a cu

Every now and then, stories about sexual harassment take the media by storm but unfortunately, this is not a new topic to a lot of employees all around the world. In the US alone, there are nearly 50

The right design of the shop and the right placing of goods on the shelves help the shop assistants to urge the consumer to make an impulse purchase by using the right selling techniques. This is an

The activities of every successful enterprise are based on a comfortable and functional business software – the right provider may essentially change the efficiency and profitability of the enterpri

Many business owners dread a change in software because the transition process can be resource intensive, time-consuming, and disruptive. These concerns caused Riho Purje, the head of BDP Eesti OÜ,

Telling stories is an essential part of advertising. It is a tool for creating emotions in your target groups, which gives your customers a sense of engagement and a better understanding of your value

Exploit New Technology There are many ways to grow your business and one of them is by exploiting new technologies within your retail store – this can help you increase sales, expand brand awar

A trademark alone is not what creates an image or brand for a business, but a combination of activities contributing to how the business is explained to oneself, the employees and customers.  In the

Along with the default product creation, ERPLY gives retailers three different product types to choose from; Matrix, Assembly, and Bundle. These three product types offer an extra level of organizatio

What motivates stores to accept credit cards as an on-site payment method? For close to 50% of shoppers, card payment is the preferred means of purchase over cash. If your store fails to cater for tha

This summer, we’re proud to announce a huge update to our Berlin Point of Sale. We’ve reviewed customer feedback over the past six months and this request was at the top of our list. Introducing t

We’re Always Here for Support   ERPLY Technical Support will be operating during their normal business hours of 9am-8pm EST on July 4th. If you need any help throughout the day, we’ve got yo

The understanding that working outside the office is possible in many cases is gaining an increasingly firm footing. Every year, companies implementing different remote working opportunities receive p

Retail trade is in the wake of big changes. China is testing the first autonomous store on the wheels that no longer requires manpower and is able to drive to the address given by the customer. The f

SSLv3 support for API will be disabled on Erply servers. This means some customer integrations using SSLv3 protocol may get broken and should be fixed. Please inspect your webshops and other API integ

Dobbs & Bishop, located in Bronxville, NY, has been our loyal customer since 2015.  They are known for their selection of domestic and international cheeses, along with gourmet provisions to acco

Whatever the product or service you are selling, the customer’s attention can be attracted and maintained, if your high-quality products or services also include customer experience with a wow-effe

Looking to connect your POS with your Netsuite ERP? Look no further, ERPLY has built an integration to link your ERPLY account with Netsuite’s powerful ERP Solution. ERPLY’s Netsuite integration c

Why is it important to display goods in an inspiring way at the sales area? It’s not possible to increase sales with only a good display as it can’t substitute customer service nor make the ra

A Middle Ground between Franchisor and Franchisee We see a core battle taking place in the franchise setting and are here to help. Of course the franchisor wants as much data and analytics from the f

An increasing number of retailers are setting up showrooms where customers can examine the products available but not buy them home – they have to be ordered via the company’s website instead. Web

Located in New York and Maryland, Omni Steel Supply is our Featured Customer of the Month! They have been a long time committed customer of ERPLY for over 4 years. When we interviewed them, they to

    This past January ERPLY attended the National Retail Federation’s 106th Annual Convention & EXPO. Known as Retails BIG SHOW, it hosts the who’s who of everyone, and everything,

We’ve just launched a new Customer Referral Program this month! We want to give you and the businesses you refer our thanks for recommending us! With our referral program, both you and whoever

All teams must be built to be independent, having their own budget and management structure At the beginning, we tried doing things like the most – to manage a global enterprise straight from Eston

Fonda Lee Beauty Bar, located in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, has been a loyal customer of ours for over four years. With their one store location, this successful top of the line Beauty Bar and Event

Springtime is finally here! After a rough winter full of storms and bad weather, it’s time to open up the windows, let in the spring sunshine, and do some spring cleaning. Some of your inventory mig

This Friday, our “featured feature” is brand new! We’re proud to announce that ERPLY will support sales of different or multiple currencies at the Point of Sale. This has been one of our top req

180 Smoke Vape Store has been a customer of our for over just under two years. In that time, they’ve expanded to a total of ten locations in Canada, taken advantage of our custom development optio

February 20, 2017

Would you like to run your business smoothly? One of the key answers to the question might be a wellfunctioning inventory management system. Effective inventory management keeps the stock costs under

At ERPLY, we try and make everything as easy to handle as possible. We keep a log of when you bring an item into inventory and at what cost. With this information, we can calculate the wholesale price

The company’s CEO Kristjan Hiiemaa said he cannot disclose the name of the customer before the latter has made a stock exchange statement, but said that it has 350 stores, 12 million clients, a mill

Did you know that every ERPLY account has the ability to sell online built directly into the Back Office. According the the US Census Bureau, online retail sales have tripled from 2006-2016. We’ve p

ERPLY is excited to highlight our long time customer Dee-O-Gee, Dog Boutique and Pet Supply Store as our Featured Customer for January 2017! Josh and Holly Allen are the owners and operators of five

This January, we sat down with Kris Hiiemaa to discuss his plans for the upcoming year. Kris is a founder and current CEO of ERPLY Point of Sale, Inc. During our interview with him, we touched on com

  At ERPLY, we’re is always looking ahead at what the future may have in store. That’s why at the start of 2017, our team is extremely excited to be attending the National Retail Federation

Software as an employee who asks for less than the current minimum The purpose of modern business software in a company should be more than mere accounting registration of a transaction. However, many

The New Year is the time of setting goals. Countless gym memberships are created, first pages of future best sellers are written, and plenty of piggy banks start saving up coins for travel. We hope th

ERPLY 2016 Highlights
December 31, 2016

2016 has been quite the year for ERPLY and our customers. Our team has gotten larger, we’ve opened a new office on the east coast, and traveled to new states for our customers. Below are a few of ou

The holiday season is in full gear! As customers bustle in and out of your store crossing items off their lists, we thought it’d be a great idea to build a wishlist for our customers. Below is our t

ERPLY hosted the President of the Republic of Benin, Patrice Talon, who has been president of the French-speaking West African nation since 6th of April 2016. Benin is a birthplace of the voodoo rel

Today’s the day! #SmallBizSat is in full swing! Today is the best day to check out your local neighborhoods small businesses and kick off the holiday season. Go on the hunt for a unique gift fo

With Thanksgiving just a few days away, we here at ERPLY feel it’s the perfect opportunity to express how thankful we are for our loyal customers. From our customers who have been with us for years

ERPLY now integrates with the CAS PD-II POS Interface Scale. Ideal for environments such as supermarkets and garden centers, the scale integration is perfect for weighing parcels and easily gathering

Today, November 3rd 2016, our US Region 2 Server began experiencing issues at around 10:15am. This resulted in latency and, in a few cases, loss of connectivity for some customers. Our network team

  ERPLY  is proud to lend its support to Small Business Saturday and drives commerce to small businesses. Today we are happy to announce our participation in this year’s Small Business Satur

Estonian start-up entrepreneurs are launching a new site called Its goal, to gather in one place millions and millions of technology products made in Europe with manuals, blueprints, me

Many internet services have experienced an outage today due to a Distributed Denial of Service attack, or DDoS attack, on Dyn, a major DNS provider for those services. Dyn helps to route traffic on th

Inventory Turnover
October 6, 2016

What Is Inventory Turnover? Inventory turnover is a great indicator of how efficiently your company turns inventory into sales. This ratio indicates how many times the inventory is sold during a certa

Cash is easy to handle,  but nowadays everyone pays with plastic. We offer a two different ways of processing cards. Hopefully this can help you decide which method is best for you and your company!

The Customer Display Application can turn any internet connected tablet or computer into a way for customers to view their cart, tip cashiers, and even sign off on credit card purchases. The basic se

When signing up for ERPLY, there may be a few things that you choose not to use, and that’s okay! There are a handful of features available that, while optional, greatly increase organization an

The days are getting shorter, the wind is getting colder, and the leaves on the trees are starting to change. Summer is coming to an end and with it comes the 2016 Holiday Season. According to the Na

It can be daunting to try and reach out to such a large potential audience as an up and coming business online. Luckily, a few daily ERPLY users have figured out the best way to take advantage of it!

“A carpenter is only as good as his tools,” but even the best tools can be frustrating if you don’t know how to use them.  Our team at ERPLY has created an updated user manual so that any busi

Barely a day after innovation minister from faraway Mauritius challenged Estonian enterprises to come let’s take African IT market together, the first firm decides to place its regional headquar

With all the retail software systems, integrated point of sale and inventory around, you’re likely tempted to indulge in complicated sales metrics. Stop now! Or at least postpone it. Consider

Understanding the consumer mindset is the holy grail of advertisers and business owners alike. What motivates and excites people? What influences a buyer’s purchasing decision? Does filling your sto

If you use retail software system, usually templates for your invoices and waybills are offered that take into account necessary information. Traditionally it is not possible to modify the document te

“Ugh. These pants are too tight and make me look fat. Great, now I have to go all the way to the post office to ship them back and wait another week to get the right size.” Everybody remembers the

We all remember that time we called into customer support and were put on hold for hours or aided by a less-than-qualified representative and left to fend for ourselves. The experience was frustrati

A small business or one still in its startup phase is limited from the buying power and footprint that a large corporation has established over the years. They’ve succeeded in making their prese

Making the transition to a POS can be a daunting task for most small businesses, particularly those that have been in business for years and have large inventory counts. Those companies who’ve relie

ERPLY POS and Star Micronics team up to create an easy-to-use and ready-to-go complete mPOS bundle for retailers. ERPLY, a provider of tablet-oriented point of sale and inventory management software

As soon as the holiday season starts, the retailers start stocking their shelves. They also begin hiring extra help, but while doing so that also have to consider operations errors and chances of frau

In the success stories of H&M, Zara, Ikea and Walmart, luck is not a key factor. In fact, a case study show these triumphs can be replicated in any industry. The clothing retailer H&M was fou

Many retailers feel they’re stabbed in the back by their vendors. The company who used to supply stuff to sell, are selling now selling it directly to their customers. In worst cases they are do

  Every retailer’s end goal is to run a successful business and to transform an enterprise into an empire. Ambitiousness is not a crime by any means; it is a naturally occurring phenomenon. In

In 2015, top U.S. retailers such as Macy’s, JCPenny, Kmart, Walmart, Gap, Sears etc. closed more than 6,000 under-performing stores across the country, with indications that more will still close i

Online Cash Register
February 21, 2016

Online cash register is a web-based point of sale software that allows you to transact sales from different POS terminals. It also allows you to manage your business from any place and location with a

Want to generate $2.5 million in annual sales? Easy. Just open a McDonald’s restaurant. Or, if you’re already running successful business, let others copy it – and pay you; the latter ad

In 2015, franchising will continue its astonishing growth, as International Franchise Association (IFA) and economic analysis company IHS Economics forecast in their report. Despite a bright general

The average U.S. consumer is expected to spend around $120 on Valentine’s Day gifts, meals, and entertainment. According to U.S. National Retail Federation, ladies spend over $75, while men sti

As a business owner in the retail industry, you worst fears are realized every day. The constant shifts in the trends and business models of the industry have you at the edge of your seat. If you are

  Online Made Easy Cloud-based technology is also known as “Software as a Service” or SaaS. It gives retailers the flexibility and efficacy to achieve business goals within an estimated time

US companies’ aggressive approach towards finding and managing their customers loyalty is quite different from Europe. They mainly use highly active methods in acquiring and bringing back clients

Kristjan Hiiemaa, founder and CEO of retail business software ERPLY, and Sander Sebastian Agur, VP at ERPLY Retail, talk about why retailers all over the world should use Point-of-Sale (POS) software

Erply breaks out of Estonia through Internet No one anticipated the new Estonian IT success story that is happening right now. Business software company Erply is winning worldwide competitions and at

Uniqlo, a Japanese fashion chain, has seen its popularity rise in the last decade, making it one of the most successful retailers around the globe. What makes the company so successful is that it came

A Point of Sale System – or as we will call from now on – POS System is an automatized sales software in which the cashiers input the products, tally the costs and conduct the financial transa

  In the life of a business, management usually introduces innovations aimed at improving revenue. Sometimes they get it right; at other times, it results in failure.     In 2011, Apple

The holiday shopping season can bring both happy and upsetting experiences. People shop around for memorable gifts for their loved ones. They are much more likely to wonder off the beaten track than a

American upscale fashion retailer Nordstrom is outperforming every other retail company. Nordstrom’s success is built on excellent customer service. But is its employee handbook really only

There are several completely legal tricks to get you customers spend more in your store. Big retailers do it all to time to boost the bottom line. Large retail stores keep “Sale”, “

Alan O’Neill, a retail expert with Kara Change Management that helps in making over department stores, said beauty brands are on top of the latest trends, leaving nothing to chance. O’Neill said e

IKEA's Growth Strategy
December 2, 2015

Image – Karl Baron The level of customer loyalty that IKEA has built over the years is outstanding. Few brands meet this symbolic height. IKEA is a Swedish company that was set up in 1943 as a furni

In terms of retail store location, you have two paths to glory and business success. The first one is to trust your gut feeling and learn it the hard way. Casualties are inevitable, unless you’

Most people believe that in order to achieve success, it is important to study the works of successful people and successful organizations. While this notion holds true to a good extent, it is also i

Retail Software Selection Process Finding perfect retail management software can be a tiresome process. You are buying a software environment to build your business on. This is not something to take

I read a fascinating post by Doug Stephens in Retail Prophet blog. To put it short, Mr Stephens is playing with a thought that physical retail outlets have to transform into showrooms, rather than pla

Various factors be taken into account when establishing selling prices: The fundamental law on business is cost. Determine the cost of the unit to be sold: add the overhead and the profit. Competit

Each day, customers’ perception is flooded with new goods, brands, discounts and loyalty programs. Each day, hundreds of online stores are popping up. How to compete with all these sales outlets

With hackers and software becoming more advanced it should not come as a surprise that your retail business’s POS system may need some added security. Recently several major corporations have exper

If you have not heard, ERPLY has released a new look for the Back Office. With vivid colors and simplified functionality similar to those on the POS, ERPLY 2015 brings speed and efficiency to traditio

The register, the till, the point of sale. It all started with an idea over 150 years ago by a man in Ohio.   James Ritty was a saloonkeeper in Early America Ohio as a ‘Dealer in Pure Whi

A recent study suggests that many retailers remain either unwilling or unable to provide personalized customer service solutions for their clients.   The study released by Yes Lifecycle Marketin

No matter if you’re running a tiny arts and crafts store or a major retail enterprise, the year-end holiday season can boost your balance sheet… or roll over you like a merry yellow road

Our friends at WO Design (pronounced “whoa”) in Montana are working on a great new project that is fun for your dog and helps the world.     The WO|Disc is a new dog toy that ha

Just what is the ideal retail locations where success is assured? The most scientific students of retail merchandising are the great chain operators in the grocery, drug, and notions field.They have

Don’t judge a book by its cover, as they say. The graphical user interface is an inferior factor. There are much more important things to consider: like system architecture, offline and online acce

Many stores seem to sell simple products, but here at ERPLY, we know better. We know your products are meant to appear simple, but to you, they are multifaceted and complex. You have some items with v

Many of us have heard the term API, but have always considered it as a technological term as it sounds in the same manner, but, in reality, it is not so.It is a through and through business related te

Business software landscape began to develop very actively in the early 90s when the first MS DOS based accounting programs appeared. The environment was DOS and also early versions of Windows. Today

In just a few months, Erply launched a partner program, which essentially brings franchise business model into the lucrative world of ERP software suites. A growing number of companies are hopping on

When moving to a new POS system many owners think mostly about the time and money that will be saved in the streamlining of paperwork, or the organization they can now apply to their inventory to get

Competition has always been fierce in the retail segment. With retail giants cropping up everywhere, it is imperative that new players in the market are ready and capable of creating a unique niche fo

As an entrepreneur, taking care of your inventory is probably not the thing that got you into the business or what gets you the most excited to wake up in the morning. Unfortunately, it is essential t

PROBLEM: Eagle Anime, a cross-channel retailer of licensed, authentic Japanese animation (anime), from apparel to figurines to food and more, sought a point-of-sale (POS) solution that could integrate

In the words of the wise, the problem has and will always be choice. This is true not only in the individual and personal sense but also for businesses, especially in today’s environment where marke

This video will help you plan for all of the necessary steps involved in going live with Erply.   How long does the implementation process take? We recommend a window of time of about a month be

EMV Ready!
September 10, 2015

Erply is EMV ready! Can your provider say the same? With the October 1st deadline looming many POS providers are scrambling to keep up with the change in technology. Erply on the other hand, is ahead

What Is Inventory Management? Inventory management is primarily the monitoring and maintenance of stocked products. It consists of all the administrative tasks involved with measuring and keeping trac

What Is It? Inventory management software helps you keep track of your stock, helps to manage orders, sales and deliveries. Its main purpose is to avoid overstocking or prevent shortage of goods. It o

What is Inventory management system? Inventory management system is not just an inventory management software, instead it is a set of integrated software and hardware tools used according to rules agr

What is Order Management? Order management is a series of actions a seller needs to follow in order to deliver the goods or services that have been ordered by the customer. It is a process that begins

What Is Periodic Inventory System? A periodic inventory system is a solution for inventory management. Periodic inventory is suitable when there is no need for daily track of inventory. It is harder t

What is it? Perpetual inventory is part of effective inventory management. It is a system where all the necessary information on your goods (quantity and availability) is always up-to-date. Usually th

What Is Procurement Management Procurement management is a process where you have to procure something from an external source. This means working with suppliers or vendors in order to get the necessa

Stock Control Explained
September 8, 2015

What Is It? Stock control software helps you to keep track of how much stock you have at any given time and where you have it. Efficient stock control ensures that you always have the sufficient amoun

Fulfilling Sales Orders – Lets Make E-B2B and EDI a Business Standard! It’s pretty hard to imagine a more important task for a wholesaler than managing customer orders. All information sharing mu

Sander Sebastian Agur, Erply VP of Business Development, explains what a partner can expect, what are the risks and benefits.   Sander Sebastian Agur – VP at ERPLY Retail “Darn, it

What does EMV Stand for
September 2, 2015

EMV 101: Introduction to Europay, Mastercard, and Visa Over the last year we’re sure that you have heard more about EMV than anything else. Though many have heard about EMV, few really underst

All integrations have successfully gone through certification and testing period. Read more …

With traditional licensed based software, the only knowledge possible to obtain prior to purchase comes from words from your sales rep, or doing as much research as possible to find reviews online.

In retail management, there are so many details about a product: pricing, SKU, barcode and QR, technical data like dimensions and weight, labels, advertising copy, photos and videos, suppliers, wareho

  If a retail business has serious financial troubles, the news will be all over the place. Retail market analysts will post critical comments, and in no time all retail competitors are at it. T

Case Study: Warehouse Service Built with Erply Vendor Managed Inventory Software The best things in life are free. This might not be entirely true, Erply certainly is a tool, which you can use to buil

Technology is developing at high-speed. You may not realize it on a daily basis but when looking back we can see how dramatically the market for software products and services has changed in a few ye

Hardware Roster One of the first steps to on-boarding with ERPLY is determining the hardware roster that will be used during this project. This is a list of all machines and peripherals that the custo

GAP Analysis Scope
August 19, 2015

Workflow consultation Workflow consultation is the process in which the implementation manager walks through all standard processes in ERPLY. This is done on a module-by-module basis with relevant pa

  Dedicated implementation manager assigned Implementation Managers are the customers point person throughout ERPLY implementation. They will be the first line of contact for everything related

It is very common to see that sales executives at stores and malls being very proactive and inviting.   However, at times retail employees at bigger stores lack the customer servicing skills that

In order to run your business smoothly you must have a well-functioning inventory management system. If you don’t have one, it might cause a lot of trouble and start to disturb the execution of ord

Become an ERPLY partner and get the resources of one of the most successful global ERP- and business software brands behind you. Whether you sell or implement our Point-of-Sale or inventory manageme

What is Inventory? Inventory is the total number of items (e.g. products or goods or SKUs) that are stored in the warehouses or in the storage rooms at a certain period of time. It is important to kn

Gold shop pos Last year’s payroll records indicated that the average performance-related pay from the whole income constitutes 10% and among shop assistance it is even less – remaining around

Becoming an outstanding retail buyer doesn’t happen overnight—it requires time, patience, training and a desire to know more. So what makes these guys succeed? Retail buyers deal with people -

An Immigration Success Story of Perseverance, Adaptability and Faith Do Won Chang (nicknamed Don) is the founder of Forever 21, a store that was started in the United States of America and has branche

UPDATE-With ERPLY you can be ready for the EMV liability shift.Read more … EMV or Chip and Pin payment is coming to ERPLY, and soon.  The new guidelines take effect in November, and to get our

Erply’s Point of Sale screen Point of sale (POS) system is the spot where your customer makes a payment for goods or services that are offered by your company. So POS is the final step in the c

It is practically impossible to manage a large franchise chain without proper franchise software. The idea of franchise software is to balance cross-chain integrity and freedom of decision of individ

Inventory Levels always need to be managed rigorously to ensure there are no outages. If not, how are you going to explain that you’re out of your hottest product to your customers? You can probabl

Some companies are used to an outdated belief that minimal information should leave the house. This is partly for business security, but mostly reflect an assumption that it is possible to get better

UPDATE-With ERPLY you can be ready for the EMV liability shift.Read more … We’ve been fielding a lot of calls and questions about the up coming EMV or ‘Chip and Pin’ updates needed in 2015

As an introduction, we would like to talk about the location of our US office located in Manhattan, on 110 West 40th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenue, right next to the beautiful Bryant Park. Being

Here at ERPLY we are always trying new things to improve our customers’ experience and help familiarize users with our full suite of inventory management tools. To this end we’d like to invite you

The answer to the question “how to sell more” lies in excellent customer relations, and in delivering more value than your customers would expect.  The goal of a good pet store  is to di

ERPLY today announced its participation in this year’s Small Business Saturday, taking place on November 29, 2014. Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to strengthening the community by suppo

Uploading your product catalog to ERPLY has just become easier.  With our improvements, chances are that we can use the same file you get from you suppliers or from your previous system to import y

The ERPLY receipt template is formulated to give you and your customers all of the information legally necessary plus customization options to help your receipt look good and get across your important

Point of Sale Updates!
October 30, 2014

For those of you awaiting a few critical fixes, we pushed a small update yesterday: – Fix product groups going missing if quick select product ids exists, but request returns 0 results –

In the words of the wise, the problem has been, and will always be, choice, specifically too much choice.  Intense competition has bestowed customers (across product and service types) with great man

We’re quickly approaching that time of year when many of our stores, happily, experience a larger volume of sales than the rest of the year. Holiday shopping, and post holiday sales season can be st

In today’s day and age if you want to take your business retail operations to the next level, it’s absolutely imperative to take advantage of the most advance technologies out there. Any retaile

We at ERPLY believe that a great product not only has great functionality, but is visually appealing with a intuitive design. For this reason all of our designs are made by, or in cooperation with the

Why an iPad POS?
September 20, 2014

Have you tried the iPad POS system? This system makes your company more technology friendly, and gives your customers just another positive thing to remember about you. Customers like to interact with

E-commerce is booming with companies like Alibaba leading the race. U.S. Census Bureau confirmed that in 3rd quarter 2014, e-commerce sales grew 4% compared to the second quarter (pdf). Total retail s

Importance of ISP's
August 12, 2014

Multiple large network providers have experienced issues affecting many across the web this morning. This has caused some of our customers to experience ongoing connectivity issues. Since this isnR

Would you like to see a live demo? Email us. Would you like to see a video demo of a process? Let us know!

Buy anywhere, pay anywhere, and pick up anywhere. These are the flexible rules of the new Omni-channel retail market place and ERPLY POS is here to help retailers adapt to them. While pre-sale documen

Software al por menor Erply es basado en la web, por lo que es accesible desde cualquier lugar y contiene módulos para cada aspecto de su establecimiento al por menor. Permite centralizar las operaci

This week ERPLY is proud to release an update to our recently released POS version: Berlin.  This new interface represents another step in the direction of simplifying the POS interface while retaini

Every contact should be recorded and should receive the fair bid you promised them. Preferably both can happen at the same moment that the client contacts you at your event. Probably, your competitor

The same feature rich ERPLY Point of Sale application, in a faster, more intuitive, and easier to use format. Some key features: Revamped interface allowing for faster transactions (less clicks to a

WMI, realtime inventory, inventory management. //  

We are excited to announce the release of our latest and greatest ERPLY POS app optimized for iPhone!  The app can be found in the Apple App store under the name “ERPLY Point of sale (POS)”  &

Part of our company’s mission is based on the idea that knowing where your inventory is, and what it is doing can help any business improve its bottom line. Yet, sometimes its nice to see your h

We’re always proud of our Open API here at ERPLY, but never more so than when someone integrates their product with ours, making life better for everyone.  Today, we highlight just such a momen

We are happy to announce a major update to ERPLY users — ERPLY 2014 Update 2! This release brings new reports and data export features. We have also incorporated a lot of customer feedback: there ar

New interface With new bright and colorful interface, the new version of ERPLY POS is very user friendly. Easy to navigate, it reduces the checkout time and increases the perfo

ERPLY is looking to enter the New Year faster, literally! Over the last 6 months our development team has put laser focus on product speed and performance. We’ve made some great gains in speed,

Looking for a very specific report  and can’t seem to find it anywhere in ERPLY? You need a report tailored towards your needs and wants? ERPLY has over 90 existing already created reports for yo

There are piles of paperwork and documents you have to worry about as a business owner.  You have invoices, sales reports, brochures, quotes, and much more.  They all look similar (and boring), maki

How soon? The new release will begin rollout this very month, October 2013. We listened to our customers and thank you for your feedback and suggestions. You’ll see many of your requests, issues, an

Tour of Reporting
October 10, 2013

ERPLY provides an extensive array of reports for all your business needs, with over 90 reports and the option to create your own reports using our Report Generator. Need a report to see sales by loca

Yesterday we went over configuring your new ERPLY system, and some inventory setup. Today lets talk about customers, loyalty, and using the Point of Sale. Making sales and tracking your customers i

You’ve signed up for ERPLY, you’ve signed into your account, and next, you need to setup the account.  That looks like a lot of work, is it worth it? We think so.  We think once you try a few da

inventory Inventory is the total number of items (e.g. products or goods or SKUs) that are stored in the warehouses or in the storage rooms at a certain period of time. It is important to know precise

  We are happy to announce another major ERPLY update this year – ERPLY 2014! Check it out on a live demo account! Most importantly, we have thoroughly reworked the ERPLY back-office UI and

Great news, our integration with ActualReports printout tool is updated. We have added the Composite field that encapsulates other components (text, images, tables, barcodes etc) and allows to create

ERPLY AUSTRALIA ERPLY in Australia has relocated to heart of Sydney city center. The new office is on level 26, 44 Market Street Sydney 2000. New location provides our clients convenient access to o

We are happy to publish an updated Prestashop inventory module to synchronise products and orders between Erply and Prestashop (version As the module is still in beta, please contact us at

What Is Retail?
March 21, 2013

What Is Retail and Why You Should Integrate Software With It? The basic explanation for retail is the sale of goods to the public for use or consumption rather than for resale. It involves the sale of

Customize Invoice    

Quick-serve – TIPS to better your business Quick-serve restaurants are commonly thought of as a simple business model, however becoming a dominant player in this market can be tricky. With corp

  GL Financial software developers are constantly facing the question, which processes are more important than others and need their attention today and which ones can be addressed later. ERPLY a

We are happy to announce a major update — ERPLY Release 2013! This time, we have focused our efforts on Inventory and Purchasing. We have also revamped matrix product support; and finally, there is

We’ve made a big investment in the success of Erply. Our Engineering team has been focused on making critical updates to our systems architecture and continuing for our service to run across multipl

ERPLY is NRF ready!
January 14, 2013

For the 3rd consecutive year, ERPLY will be showcasing their innovative software solution on a national stage! The NRF Show attracts the world’s top software providers and retailers in one place

Embarcadero Developer Tools Pave the Way to Windows 8 Software Vendors, Such as ERPLY, Move Early for Competitive Advantage SAN FRANCISCO — Oct. 1, 2012 — Embarcadero Technologies’ custome

The energetic chap sitting opposite me is wearing an informal t-shirt and scans his eyes rather quickly through the pages of local weekly newspaper in front of him. By the look, age and dress code he&

Wholesale, retail and service sector oriented business software Erply smoothly integrates stock accounting software with store and e-shop sales programs, and on top of that will also provide a custome

We’re excited to announce ERPLY’s integration with Perkville: “We’re now integrated with ERPLY, a cost-effective, easy to implement social POS solution to manage and grow your busi

SAN FRANCISCO, Jun 25, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) – Embarcadero Technologies, a leading provider of software solutions for application and database development, announced today that ERPLY, a leading

The first business application for Microsoft TABLET With all the recent buzz surrounding Microsoft releasing its new Surface Tablet, ERPLY, the leading cloud-based point of sale provider has revealed

Our ERPLY staff members are always developing new features to help your business expand!  With the emphasis of providing our customers faster processing speeds, smoother tractions and improved usabil

New startup solutions are becoming a big part of offline retail, providing real world impact in how we shop and make money offline. Take for example this recent news that we missed while it was fresh,

Customers can now simply “check-in” when entering stores and pay with PayPal at the register for faster check-out; Retailers can accept PayPal payments in-store NEW YORK, NY – ERPLY, the leadin

ERPLY is proud to announce new cutting edge feature:  Report Generator. In addition to plethora of out-of-box standard reports available in ERPLY, this powerful tool allows users to create custom rep

During the past years of rapid development, ERPLY focused most of its time on the needs of retailers and service-providers. Due to the growing demand of restaurant features, we are more than happy to

Talented Estonia Estonia has established itself in our eyes as a firm hotspot for incredible talent ever since we first encountered Erply in 2009. Since then, this view has been further strengthened b

Dear Loyal ERPLY customers Our team is pleased to announce the launch of the latest version of our software, ERPLY 3.3! We have implemented over 250 great updates to speed up the point of sale process

If you’re new to the exciting world of running your own business, you might find it a challenge just to tackle the everyday things. It’s understandable; running a company – even if it’s just a

Kristjan Hiiema Erply CEO Mobile payments are a revolution waiting to happen. It just makes sense that, with so many of us carrying around increasingly advanced smartphones, we’ll be able to use the

Retail’s BIG Show Convention: January 15-18, 2012 EXPO: January 16-17, 2012 “There is no place like New York and that’s why we’ll be back in 2012 for the NRF 101st Annual Conv

Love Lane Market in Mattituck N.Y. Author: Progressive Grocer As if it weren’t enough running a restaurant and sourcing products from all over the world, Avella is also the entire IT staff for L

By providing companies with niche software via the Internet cloud, a group of NY startups is expanding, according to Xconomy. Technology companies are leveraging the lower cost of offering Web-based s

By providing companies with niche software via the Internet cloud, a group of NY startups is expanding, according to Xconomy. Technology companies are leveraging the lower cost of offering Web-based s

ERPLY, AN ESTONIAN company, has created an innovative ecommerce solution for big box retailers as well as medium and small retailers. “Our background is in building RP (retail payment) systems

ERPLY, AN ESTONIAN company, has created an innovative ecommerce solution for big box retailers as well as medium and small retailers. “Our background is in building RP (retail payment) systems

There are plenty of start-ups that have worked out of the spare room in someone’s house, or in the case of Google, famously out of a garage. But few actually own an entire house and garden. But Tal

President Toomas Hendrik Ilves and Kristjan Hiiemaa, the founder of Erply “Erply is a model example that to be successful one needs a good idea, an effective team and courage to take an idea to a la

Erply, which offers a cloud-based retail inventory management system, is now coming out with a credit-card reader for the iPad and the iPhone. Erply credit-card reader. Erply, a company that speci

Erply Since the now ancient history of the 1970s, Epicor has been an industry leader in the business technology field. And today, Epicor just inched itself forward yet again, by making public its newe

  Cashing up: Could tablet computers call time on the traditional cash regiser? Erply customer Raido Purga from Taibula. Author: BBC “‘Really cool,’ I think is the word for it

AlwaysOn is excited to announce the 100 top, private on-demand and SaaS companies — plus 15 to watch — that are pioneers in cloud computing and SaaS. AlwaysOn is proud to introduce the sec

We make Point of Sale mobile and fun! Run your POS operations on your iPad from any location with the easy to use Erply’s iPad POS mobile POS app. Are you a store owner that wan

Embargo until March 8th, 2011 09:00am PDT March 8th, 2011 (Palo Alto, CA USA and London UK) ERPLY and Retailigence are pleased to announce a new partnership in which the Retailigence Data as a Servi

ERPLY has just updated a functionality that helps purchase managers and vendor partnership managers make it easier than ever. The overview of products that need to be purchased and the planning of fu

As 2010 draws to a close we’re taking a look at a few enterprise startups that show promise. Erply is a Web-based ERP application with support for accounting, inventory, invoicing, CRM, e-commer

The Wall Street Journal Europe identifies 10 European technology start-ups as companies to watch closely in the coming years. Europe has become a fertile breeding ground for young and innovative tec