Press Releases

  • Implementing a Loyalty Program July 31, 2009 Implementing a Loyalty program and working with Marketing to enact the plan is an arduous process. So what is the secret to success? Keep it simple! Keep it fresh! First, you need to plan out your Loyalty program. Determine the specifics of your marketplace. You need to consider demographics, competing stores in the area, competing brands, ...
  • Single Point of Control for Palm POS™ and Safe! July 31, 2009 Corporate Safe Specialists and The Pinnacle Corporation have joined forces to take cash management processes to a new level. Pinnacle’s Palm POS™ is directly interfaced to CSS’s suite of Advanced Cash Control Systems, enabling a clerk to accept, validate and secure cash directly into a business-rated safe. Both systems are controlled through a single easy-to-use ...
  • PCI Compliance: Evolving Requirements for Mid-Market Merchants July 31, 2009 Compliance Background The Payment Card Industry (PCI) requires every merchant to maintain compliance with the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Methods to validate compliance with the PCI DSS have been emerging over the past five years. Initially, Level 1 merchants (with more than 6 million transaction per year) and service providers were required to validate ...
  • Scan Based Trading: A Distinct Competitive Advantage July 31, 2009 In an industry where competition is fierce and margins are slim, you need a sustainable competitive advantage. Pinnacle’s Scan Based Trading application eliminates supply chain inefficiencies and helps retailers and suppliers get products to the store shelves quickly and profitably, providing retail trading partners with a distinct competitive advantage. With Scan Based Trading through Pinnacle’s Symphony.enterprise performance ...
  • NACS State of the Industry Update: A Look Back, A Look Ahead July 31, 2009 Let’s face it, the c-store industry puts up with more crap than any other retail channel. If we’re not getting hit with steep increases in credit card fees or new mandates, then we’re on the short end of governmental regulations that directly impact our businesses (i.e. FDA control of tobacco). The rest of the world ...
  • Smart Buy™: Turn Your Fuel Inventory 20% Faster July 31, 2009 Pinnacle’s Smart Buy™ and Symphony.fuel real-time inventory™ make it possible to accurately forecast, confirm, and manage a true “just-in-time” fuel program that can reduce the time and costs associated with turning your fuel inventory! Volatile fuel prices and declining margins are the most difficult components to manage in the convenience store industry today. The last thing ...
  • Signature Capture July 30, 2009 Save Paper, Space and Money! Electronic signature capture is rapidly being implemented throughout our industry, and most of the times if it’s not available, customers will ask for it! Pinnacle provides a turnkey solution for electronic signature capture at the store level, and corporate reporting back at the home office which allows you to recreate receipts on ...
  • Scan Based Trading July 30, 2009 A Distinct Competitive Advantage In an industry where competition is fierce and margins are slim, you need a sustainable competitive advantage. Pinnacle’s Scan Based Trading application eliminates supply chain inefficiencies and helps retailers and suppliers get products to the store shelves quickly and profitably, providing retail trading partners with a distinct competitive advantage. With Scan Based Trading through ...
  • Implementing a Loyalty Program July 30, 2009 Implementing a Loyalty Program and working with Marketing to enact the plan is an arduous process. So what is the secret to success? Keep It Simple! Keep It Fresh! Step 1: Plan Your Program First, you need to plan out your Loyalty Program. Determine the specifics of your Marketplace. You need to consider demographics, competing stores in the area, ...
  • Using Smart Buy™ to Improve Your Fuel Margins July 30, 2009 Turn your fuel inventory 20% faster! Pinnacle’s Smart Buy™ and Symphony.fuel real-time inventory™ make it possible to accurately forecast, confirm, and manage a true “just-in-time” fuel program that can reduce the time and costs associated with turning your fuel inventory! Volatile fuel prices and declining margins are the most difficult components to manage in the convenience store ...