Shopify Multi-Location Inventory

Shopify Adds Support for Multi-Location Inventory Shopify is about to launch support for multi-location inventory and order fulfillment across multiple stores. This release will allow multi-brick and mortar stores to track & manage their inventory across multiple locations online. If you’re a Shopify developer or beta customer, then you can request access to the new Multi-Location features now. What does this mean? Now customers can view inventory online and locate the nearest store for in-store pickup. The retailer will also be able to prioritize their orders by the store location in Shopify for order fulfillment. Shopify will also split orders if locations do not have stock. We’re very excited here at Kosmos about this release! See our video demonstration integrating multiple partner point of sale systems for Revel iPad POS and LightSpeed Retail POS. Click Image to Watch Shopify Multi Location Inventory by Kosmos eSync Other systems we integrate with Shopify include, Vend HQ POS, Clover POS, Square POS, Acumatica ERP, and more. This initial release will have some limitations though. The front end will have to be customized by a developer to allow customers to shop by a specific location. Buy Online and pickup in-store may also require a 3rd party app. Note: Shopify standard users can have up to six locations, where Shopify plus users can have a larger...

Kosmos announces Shopify App for Revel Systems

Portland, Oregon Kosmos Central, the next generation in cloud-to-cloud data integrations, today announced a new app connecting partner Revel Systems iPad POS and Shopify, the leading cloud-based ecommerce platform for small and medium-sized businesses. Revel Systems is a feature-rich point of sale platform transforming the way business is done by integrating all operations and customer channels, driven by the point-of-sale (POS), into a single dashboard. Kosmos Central partnered with Shopify due to its focus on making enterprise-level ecommerce features available to small and medium-sized business. Shopify, when connected with Revel Systems by Kosmos eSync, provides retail businesses the ability to integrate Revel Systems iPad point-of-sale (POS) system with a Shopify storefront in just a few minutes. The Kosmos Central application called eSync was engineered to eliminate the need to manage information across multiple cloud applications. Kosmos eSync revolutionized the industry in the way eSync integrates data between disparate cloud systems. Once a software company becomes a Kosmos App Member it gains immediate access to integrate data with other Kosmos App Members. About Shopify Shopify is a leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Merchants can use the software to design, set up, and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including web, mobile, social media, marketplaces, brick-and-mortar, and pop-up shops. The Shopify platform was engineered for reliability and scale, making enterprise-level technology available to businesses of all sizes. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, Shopify currently powers over 500,000 businesses in approximately 175 countries and is trusted by brands such as Red Bull, Nestle, GE, Kylie Cosmetics, and many more. About Revel Systems Revel Systems, founded in...

Kosmos Launches WooCommerce App for Revel iPad POS

Kosmos Central, today announced it has unveiled a new WooCommerce plugin connecting partner Revel iPad POS the world’s leading cloud POS platforms for established and rapidly-growing businesses. “You can now easily connect your WooCommerce web store with your Revel iPad POS and retail store in minutes with zero coding required.  No developer is even needed, just copy and paste your access credentials and you’re connected!” said Alex Skorohodov, CEO of Kosmos Central.” About WooCommerce WooCommerce is an open source e-commerce plugin for WordPress. It is designed for small to large-sized online merchants using WordPress. Launched on September 27, 2011, the plugin quickly became popular for its simplicity to install and customize and free base product.  WooCommerce now powers over 30% of all online stores with over 1M+ downloads. About Revel Systems Revel Systems, founded in 2010 in San Francisco, is a feature-rich business platform transforming the way business is done by integrating all operations and customer channels, driven by the Point of Sale, into a single dashboard. Designed to maximize security, stability, ease of use, and service delivery, Revel’s ecosystem replaces bulky, expensive legacy solutions with a quick, intuitive iOS-based POS platform that combines cloud-based technology and the mobility of the iPad. We work with all businesses—from small merchants to global enterprises—looking to modernize, future-proof their operations, and implement a system that adds value through incremental revenue, cost reduction, and a better experience for customers and employees. For more information on the next generation Point of Sale platform, please visit http://revelsystems.com/ About Kosmos Central Kosmos Central is a leading cloud application solution for REST & SOAP API led connectivity, creating a connected partner...

Kosmos announces BigCommerce App for Lightspeed Retail

Portland, Oregon Kosmos Central, the next generation in cloud-to-cloud data integrations, today announced a new app connecting partner LightSpeed Retail and BigCommerce, the world’s leading cloud ecommerce platform for established and rapidly-growing businesses. LightSpeed Retail is a platform-agnostic, point of sale solution that can be accessed anywhere, at anytime. Kosmos Central partnered with BigCommerce due to its focus on providing enterprise-level ecommerce to clients worldwide. BigCommerce, when connected with LightSpeed Retail POS by Kosmos eSync, provides retail businesses the ability to integrate LightSpeed Retail POS with a BigCommerce storefront in just a few minutes. The Kosmos Central application called eSync was engineered to eliminate the need to manage information across multiple cloud applications. Kosmos eSync revolutionized the industry in the way eSync integrates data between disparate cloud systems. Once a software company becomes a Kosmos App Member it gains immediate access to integrate data with other Kosmos App Members. About BigCommerce BigCommerce is the world’s leading cloud ecommerce platform for established and rapidly-growing businesses, powering online sales for more than 50,000 SMBs, including 2,000+ mid-market businesses selling more than $1 million per year. Companies of all sizes work with BigCommerce to launch, promote, manage and scale successful online businesses through its platform. According to analysis conducted by market research firm Ipsos, online stores built on BigCommerce grow approximately twice as fast as the ecommerce industry average. By selecting a flexible, cost-effective SaaS model, retailers are able to focus on managing their business, not the technology behind it. About LightSpeed Retail LightSpeed Retail is a point-of-sale software provider based in Montreal, Canada. Lightspeed provides small and medium sized retail and...

Kosmos Joins BigCommerce Partner Program and Launches App for Revel iPad POS

Article from PR Web Kosmos Central, the next generation in cloud-to-cloud data integrations, today announced it has joined the BigCommerce Certified Partner Program. Additionally, the company unveiled a new app connecting partner Revel iPad POS and BigCommerce, the world’s leading cloud ecommerce platform for established and rapidly-growing businesses. Revel Systems is a feature-rich point of sale platform transforming the way business is done by integrating all operations and customer channels, driven by the point-of-sale (POS), into a single dashboard. “We are excited about our new partnership with BigCommerce, offering enterprise-level ecommerce experience for customers, web designers and developers alike. Now BigCommerce customers have instant access to the Kosmos eSync app center.” said Alex Skorohodov, CEO of Kosmos Central. “The coupling of our innovative technologies resulted in performance metrics that outperform other integrated enterprise ecommerce solutions. We’re very excited about our partnership with BigCommerce and the ability to provide enterprise quality ecommerce at affordable prices.” Kosmos Central partnered with BigCommerce due to its focus on providing enterprise-level ecommerce to clients worldwide. BigCommerce, when connected with Revel Cloud POS by Kosmos eSync, provides retail businesses the ability to integrate Revel Systems iPad POS with a BigCommerce storefront in just a few minutes. “Kosmos eSync and BigCommerce are a perfect match for our Revel iPad POS clients. Our customers are frequently looking for integrated ecommerce, that’s cost effective and requires very little technical expertise. The Kosmos eSync platform solves the complexity of software integrations for our Revel iPad POS customers,” said Nicole Kidd, Partner Relations Manager at Revel Systems iPad POS. “Our experience in the point of sale marketplace combined with the...

Inventory lookup brings customers in-store

Retailers Must Successfully Serve Digitally Savvy Shoppers The internet has changed how consumers now shop and shoppers still rely on brick and mortar location shopping to make the majority of their final purchases. Buying products in real time brings instant gratification to the shopper. In store pickup eliminates the delays in delivery, delivery theft and there’s added comfort knowing you can easily return the item locally and hassle free. Multi location retailers need to understand how buyers are making their online and in-store purchase decisions. A GE Capital Retail Bank study found that 81% of consumers go online before heading out to the store.. All Age Groups still Shop In-Store An A.T. Kearney 2014 study revealed that of out of 2,500 online shoppers polled, from different demographic groups, including Millennials, Generation Xers, Baby Boomers and senior citizens, 90% preferred to shop in brick-and-mortar stores. Shopper’s preferences today are not indicating the downfall of brick-and-mortar shopping, it is actually showing the evolution and changing role of physical locations. The Convenience of Buying Online and Picking Up In-Store In this 2016 study by Field Agent, “88% said they use click-and-collect because there are no shipping costs. Additionally, 77% indicated they feel it’s easier to browse merchandise online, while 51% said they like the instant gratification of BOPUS “Buy online, Pick up in stores” (i.e., there’s no wait). A study in 2015 by eMarketer, more than 78% of KSR (King Retail Solutions) U.S. shoppers search online and find in store pickup more appealing. Online buyers are not just price comparison shopping, they’re also analyzing product features and making final decisions based on...