Our offices will be closed Monday, September 11, 2017 due to hurricane Irma. The eye of the storm passed directly over our county, so we are giving our staff time to regroup, assess and clean up any sustained damages . We will be answering emergency only after hours tech support calls today. So, in the… Read More
Many of you already know how to close the store each day, but a surprising number of TGS users hardly, if ever, do it. So here is a short YouTube video outlining the procedures for closing the store each day in the General Store.
Intended for new users, this short YouTube video demonstrates daily opening procedures in the General Store.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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