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Summary of BICARSA software from Bennett & Associates Inc.

Brief Description (Provided by Vendor)
Bennett & Associates, Inc started in August of 1985, in Salem, Oregon, with a goal of creating and maintaining workable/usable software for the end customer.
BICARSA is an integrated Billing, Inventory, Customer Tracking, Accounts Receivable, Order Processing, Purchase Order, Point Of Sale, and Sales Analysis software package. In addition, a General Accounting software package including Payroll, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, and Financial Reporting/Budgeting can also be interfaced with BICARSA.

Contact Information
Phone: 800-800-7456

Company founded

Software installs
6 - (Recently developed POS)

Size of businesses targeted
Tier5 - Shrink Wrap Market: Retailers that choose software in this category usually range in size of 1 to 20 employees with annual revenue of $0 to $3 million. POS software packages in this tier will cost around $200 to $1,500 for 1 to 5 computer users. The training and implementation of the software is generally done in-house - to keep costs down. You can often find these systems bundled with hardware and sold on the internet.

Geographic locations supported
United States

Operating platforms supported

Training offered
On-site training
Telephone training

Database(s) supported
Other Server Based Database
Other Desktop Based Database

Breakdown of the Key Features Supported for BICARSA all

* The information for this product was last updated on 8/30/2011.

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)
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
eCommerce / Shopping Cart Interface
Restaurant Industry Features

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