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Summary of Eagle for Windows software from Activant Solutions Inc.

Brief Description (Provided by Vendor)
Activant Solutions Inc. is a leading technology provider of business management solutions serving small and medium-sized distributors and specialty retailers. Activant provides customers with industry-specific software, professional services, content, supply chain connectivity, and analytics.

Over 30,000 customer locations use Activant to manage their day-to-day operations. Activantís systems are designed to help customers increase sales, boost productivity, operate more cost-efficiently, improve inventory turns and enhance trading partner relationships.

Activantís Eagle software system is a comprehensive and affordable management software solution for small to medium sized businesses across a wide range of industries. Eagle is a highly used solution with over 6,000 customers in industries like:

Hardware & Home Centers
Pharmacies & Drug Stores
Lumber & Building Material
Garden Centers
Distribution
Automotive Aftermarket
Farm-Home/Ranch
Paint
Pet Supply

Contact Information
Website: http://www.activant.com
Phone: 800-678-5266

Company founded
1972

Software installs
Over 20,000 sites for all Activant products

Consumer reviews:
3 POS software reviews available

Size of businesses targeted
Tier 2 - Upper Market: Retailers that choose software in this category usually range in size of 1000+ employees with annual revenue of $100 million to $500 million. POS software packages will cost around $250,000 to $1.5 million for 30 to 1000 computer users. The implementation costs are usually 2 to 4 times the cost of the software.

Tier 3 - Mid Market: Retailers that choose software in this category usually range in size of 50 to 1000 employees with annual revenue of $25 million to $250 million. POS software packages will cost around $25,000 to $250,000 for 5 to 200 computer users. The implementation costs are usually .75 to 5 times the cost of the software.

Tier 4 - Lower Market: Retailers that choose software in this category usually range in size of 1 to 100 employees with annual revenue of $.5 to $50 million. These are smaller companies that have outgrown the Tier 5 solution. POS software packages will cost around $1500 to $75,000 for 1 to 40 computer users. The implementation costs are usually .5 to 2 times the cost of the software.

Geographic locations supported
United States
Canada

Operating platforms supported
Windows
Unix
Linux

Training offered
On-site training
Classroom training
Telephone training
Computer based training (CBT)

Database(s) supported
MySQL
Other Server Based Database


Breakdown of the Key Features Supported for Eagle for Windows Eagle

* The information for this product was last updated on 12/3/2010.

Point of Sale (POS)
Bar code scanning at the POS
Integrated credit card processing/authorization from the POS
Ability to issue, track, and redeem gift certificates from the POS
Customer loyalty card support (ability to swipe and authorize loyalty cards at POS)
Frequent buyer program support (ability to track points for each customer)
Issue, track, and redeem gift cards at POS
Create, track, and view quotes from POS
Integrated gift registry system
Create work orders (repair/service orders)
Create and track customers (name, address, email, etc)
Track and calculate commissions for each sales person
Marketing promotion & advertising campaign tracking (track promotions at the POS so you can tell which ads pull the best)
Inventory
Integrated (built in) purchasing
Track inventory by category/classification
Track inventory by department
Track inventory by matrix or color/size tables (at least 250 tables)
Track inventory by serial number
Support kits (allows you to group products together and sell them all at once)
Handle gasoline pricing (to 3 decimal places)
Consignment inventory tracking  
Handle special order tracking
Automatic purchase order generation based on order levels
Interface to a 3rd party Open to Buy Planning application  
Integrated (built in) Open to Buy Planning module  
Accounting & Bookkeeping
General
Peripherals
eCommerce / Shopping Cart Interface
Restaurant Industry Features


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