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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

Turn your current Star printer into a cloud-connected device! If you currently use Star TSP100 series printers, then Star Cloud Services, a subsidiary of Star Micronics, can easily transform shopping receipts generated by The General Store into valuable marketing messages by way of its digital services. Free Cloud Services Offered By turning your current Star… Read More

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Simply apply your Actian or Pervasive license key Your Actian/Pervasive database software was shipped with at least one license key, called the base license key. The license key sticker is typically affixed to the DVD case that your software was shipped in.  You can only run 30 days without a license key. If you cannot find your DVD… Read More

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Legacy hardware installed? Don’t Upgrade Yet! Although the General Store runs perfectly fine under the Windows 10 operating environment, if you currently have older, legacy POS hardware installed on your PC, we recommend that you delay installing the upgrade. POS hardware manufacturers are still scrambling to update drivers for the new Windows 10 for devices… Read More

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Formerly known as PayPros, or PPI, OpenEdge is the technology innovation division of Global Payments, a processor providing payment processing to roughly 2 million merchants in 29 countries. OpenEdge, a preferred General Store partner, provides seamless EMV payment processing integration to the General Store via its XCharge software platform and the ISC250 payment terminal from Ingenico. To… Read More

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Recommendation: Replace PCCharge today As many of you are already aware, we have selected Datacap NETePay to replace Verifone’s now defunct and unsupported PCCharge software as our “processor-agnostic” middle-ware solution for merchants wishing to process payments in The General Store via their own processor (First Data, Vital, Elavon, Heartland etc.). Many processors are still in the EMV certification process with… Read More

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Many of you probably frown when you see a PCI compliance fee on the monthly merchant statement you receive from your payment processing company. But this fee may actually be a good thing depending on what the fee actually entails. PCI fees for non-compliance are a bad thing, and you need to do what it takes… 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!

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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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