05 Aug Parkway Garden Centre

Better Inventory Visibility Leads to Higher Profitability at Parkway Garden Centre   The Parkway Garden Centre, founded in 1969, is a family-owned business in Ontario, Canada. It offers more than 100,000 square feet of perennials, annuals, trees, and tropical plants as well as gardening supplies and professional landscaping services.   THE CHALLENGE Sales were flourishing at the Parkway Garden Centre, but the company lacked tools to efficiently manage the business. Most importantly, the garden center was using old cash registers that lacked the ability to track inventory.   THE SOLUTION Parkway Garden Centre worked with ACCEO Smart Vendor, a Canadian-based point-of-sale company that offers a turnkey...

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17 Jun MYUNIQUE Thrift Stores

MYUNIQUE thrift stores is an East Coast-based thrift store chain with 13 locations spread across New Jersey and New York. Every day, MYUNIQUE puts out thousands items for sale, including everything from designer and vintage clothing to home decor and hard-to-find hardcover classic novels.   THE CHALLENGE The thrift stores were drawing big crowds, especially during sales, resulting in long checkout lines. With raising payroll costs and not enough capacity during peak time, MYUNIQUE was looking for ways to keep the labor costs down while increasing the efficiency. In addition, the stores have limited floor space and did not want to put in...

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