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The General Store

Features

Since 1983, our mission has been simple: To provide retailers around the world with the tools they need to succeed via affordable, dependable, and powerful point of sale solutions comprised of best in breed software, hardware, and unmatched technical support!

Point Of Sale Vendor Management
Inventory Management General Ledger
Customer Management Multi-Store Management
Employee Tracking Extremely Affordable

Perfect For Any Retail Store

No matter what your retail specialty or company size, from clothing to gifts, hardware to books, grocery to liquor, or from 1 store to 100 stores,  our point of sale software has a proven and successful track record.

  • Apparel
  • Appliance
  • Art Gallery
  • Auto Parts
  • Bakery
  • Bicycle
  • Book
  • Computer
  • Consignment
  • Convenience
  • Eye Glass
  • Feed
  • Furniture
  • Gift
  • Golf
  • Grocery
  • Gun
  • Hardware
  • Janitorial Supply
  • Lawn and Garden
  • Liquor
  • Locksmith
  • Marine
  • Motorcycle
  • Music
  • Office Supply
  • Paint
  • Pet
  • Photography
  • Pool and Patio
  • Record and Tape
  • RYO
  • Shoe
  • Sporting Goods
  • Sports Cards
  • Tobacco
  • Toy
  • Tire
  • Thrift
  • Uniform
  • Vapor
  • Your Store!

 

Software Breakdown
Updates

Recent Posts

The General Store Version 11.0 (TGS v11.0) is now available and ready to ship. All merchants who are currently within their initial free maintenance period, or who are covered under a General Store maintenance contract are entitled to the new version. EMV and Analytics The main thrust behind TGS v11.0 revolves around the many EMV updates… Read More

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We are pleased to announce that the General Store is fully integrated with the Cayan Genius platform. Genius is yet another option provided for integrated, EMV supported payment processing in the General Store that provides you flexibility and leverage when dealing with the multitude of processing companies that knock on your door each week. Genius… Read More

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EMV IS HERE. ARE YOU READY?   Keeping payments safe and secure is built into everything we do. Learn how we can help you sell more and worry less. Vantiv Integrated Payments* is proud to offer The General Store merchants $500 for EMV hardware or software upgrades. Address the chargeback liability shift with an easy-to-implement,… Read More

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If you are a tobacco retailer, or you carry tobacco products in your store, then you know that the major manufacturers process a form of discounting known as buy-downs. The General Store supports this process, giving you the capability to create and monitor buy-downs via two main utilities: • Buy-down Maintenance • Buy-down Reporting The… Read More

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Sunday August 28, 2016 at 12:00PM EST until 8:30AM EST Monday August 29, 2016. As mentioned in an earlier email, we are moving our offices to: Parkway Commerce Park 2500 Drane Field Road Suite 107 Lakeland, Fl 33811 As a result we will be shutting down our servers and phone system on Sunday, August 28,… Read More

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After 19 years at our current location, we are moving our offices to: Parkway Commerce Park 2500 Drane Field Road Suite 107 Lakeland, Fl 33811 Phone numbers, email addresses, and our website will remain unchanged. We should be somewhat settled in on Monday August 29th. We are excited to continue to serve you from our new… Read More

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Customer Testimonials

What Our Customers Think

I have appreciated all the work you put into trying to fulfill my requests. You kept in touch with me for almost a year until I was ready for my system.  You explained everything I was going to receive and the program and work station has fulfilled all of our needs. Customer Service people were a great help, every time I called they were more than happy to help me.  Over all I am very glad I bought my workstation from The General Store.

I am extremely happy with your product.  I know when I was in the process of buying a pos system it was really confusing and there were a lot of other systems to chose from.  I am so lucky in finding TGS .  You took the time in answering my questions and concerns. Tech support did a great job getting me up and running, and any problems were taken care of  immediately.  Your customer service is GREAT and the software is really easy to use I figured it out within a few days.  I had no idea what I was doing, but between the tech support ,the manual,  the DVD’s,  and you it was really easy.  I give TGS two thumbs up.

I wanted to thank specifically Brad Moore, sales representative for all of his hard work with the sale itself.  He was extremely informative with every aspect of the goods being delivered. Thank you and I look forward to working with your company in the future.

As a new start up retailer, with several thousand sku’s to deal with, I had no idea how much help I would require getting my network, and multiple points of sale, set up and running. There were days that I  called your tech support eight or nine times, and rarely did I have to wait more than a minute or two to get into one of your most excellent support specialist.   I would tell any retailer that quick access to quality tech support, is the most important consideration as you are deciding on a POS system. The General Store’s delivery on that vital component scores a 10, on a 10 scale! Thanks!

Schedule a Demo, Request a Quote, or both!

See our software in action, or take it for a test drive. We can schedule an on-line demonstration, and if you like what you see, we can provide you with a 30 day evaluation copy to use in your store.

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