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Arc Transforms Drudgery Into Discovery

Posted by Lori Reese on 8/23/17 5:30 AM

MBS Systems’ cloud-based retail management system, Arc, offers single sign-on access to all your back-office work. Move seamlessly from one task to the next without breaking stride. View detailed graphics and charts on critical store data. Take action within seconds of receiving quality information.

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Spotlight: Victor Hoffman Talks MBS Arc

Posted by Lori Reese on 8/2/17 5:30 AM

The MBS Systems Advanced Retail Center, Arc, provides a single sign-on portal to a suite of cloud-based applications. The technology’s functionality drew praise at CAMEX and sparked intense interest among college store managers and directors. Here, we talk to MBS Systems Sales Consultant Victor Hoffman about how Arc can increase productivity and elevate the bottom line.

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Reclaim Hours and Energy With Arc

Posted by Lori Reese on 7/26/17 5:30 AM

It saves more than time. It saves the life of your store. With Advanced Retail Center, Arc, from MBS Systems, you have more time and energy for customers, for training associates and for ensuring your store is a campus destination.  

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MBS Systems Training Spring Forums Hosts 19 Schools for In-depth Learning Session

Posted by Jason Smallheer on 4/27/17 5:30 AM

The MBS Systems Training Spring Forums was held at MBS Textbook Exchange in Columbia, Missouri, April 18-20. More than 30 attendees from 19 schools learned from the MBS Systems experts about Arc, inSite, security enhancements, networked with peers and discovered how to make the most of their MBS System. This year’s forums attracted guests from Rhode Island to California, Oregon, and points in between.

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Arc: The New Browser-based Retail Management Suite From MBS

Posted by Jason Smallheer on 3/28/17 5:30 AM

The tasks associated with running a bookstore take you away from facing customers. Instead, you sit in front of countless web browser tabs with multiple log-ins telling you what you have on the shelf, where to send POs, managing your ledger and figuring out who to staff and when. Now there’s help.

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