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Arc Transforms Drudgery Into Discovery

Posted by Lori Reese on 8/15/18 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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5 Things an MBS Microsoft® Surface Pro POS Will Do for You

Posted by Lori Reese on 3/20/18 5:30 AM

Imagine this: It is homecoming. The parades are on, the crowds are dense and the beer is flowing. You and six of your best associates are each armed with a Microsoft Surface Pro Mobile POS. In the past, you would have been forced to accept cash payments only for spirit wear. Now you can accept all tenders — even student cards and financial aid — right there at the parade. You no longer have to wait for the crowds to come to you. Your store taps into the school excitement on-the-spot.

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The Life of a College Store Retailer

Posted by Lori Reese on 1/12/18 5:30 AM
Do your colleagues understand all you do?
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Embrace Adventure: Register Now for Session 2 of MBS Systems Free Training Fall Forums

Posted by Lori Reese on 10/11/17 5:30 AM

Whether you have questions about our retail management suite, Arc, want to find out how to make the most of your POS Software or are simply looking for a chance to mix and mingle with industry pros, MBS Systems Free Training Fall Forums has something for you. Journey to Session 2 Oct. 31 – Nov. 2.

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Last Chance — Sign Up for MBS Systems Training Fall Forums Now

Posted by Lori Reese on 9/25/17 5:30 AM

Are you searching for ways to streamline course materials? Would you like to find out how to maximize your POS software for the sake of simplifying your life — and increasing profit? Then join us for the adventure at the 2017 MBS Systems Free Training Fall Forums in Columbia, MO.

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Meet Industry Trailblazers at MBS Systems Free Training Fall Forums

Posted by Lori Reese on 9/20/17 5:30 AM

With MBS Systems’ free Training Fall Forums fast approaching, so is your opportunity to trade course materials wisdom with other adventurers at the cutting edge of college retail. Register now on your choice of dates: Oct. 3-5 or Oct. 31-Nov. 2.

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Spotlight: Wayne Jones Customers Leave More Confident

Posted by Lori Reese on 8/31/17 5:30 AM

With MBS Systems Training 2017 Fall Forums fast approaching, we sat down with organizer and Customer Education Manager, Wayne Jones, to talk about de-stressing textbooks, fostering collegial connections and other reasons stores are getting registered now for the free training adventure here in Columbia, Missouri.  

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The MBS Way

Posted by Liz Schulte on 8/29/17 5:30 AM

Your course materials partner should offer the total package.

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The MBS Systems Microsoft® Surface Pro POS Brings UCM Opportunity

Posted by Lori Reese on 7/12/17 5:30 AM

University of Central Missouri University Store Director Charlie Rutt needed no persuasion when it came to adopting the MBS POS on a Microsoft Surface Pro. When the tablet-sized register first appeared, Rutt seized the chance to increase sales with a mobile solution.

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MBS Systems Expert Q&A: Security Part 2

Posted by Lori Reese on 5/25/17 5:30 AM

How does P2PE affect business? In Part 2 of our interview with MBS store automation expert, Sales Manager Chris Bovi, we talk about chip technology, customer wait-times, liability and more.

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