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Summary of Halo software from Vivonet Inc

Brief Description (Provided by Vendor)
Halo defines what a Point-of-Sale system should do; make your life easier! As the leader in secure web-based POS, Halo gives restaurateurs the tools, information and knowledge they need in order to be more successful with the added benefits and convenience of a web-based system - all for 50% less than traditional POS.

Halo secure web-based POS for restaurants is designed for small and medium sized operators who are interested in saving time and money, improving business decisions and increasing customer service. Halo for restaurants is a web-based, touch screen management solution that helps boost your bottom line by consolidating equipment and giving you easy access to important information. With the Halo point of sale restaurant system, you have the ability to monitor and manage a single store or your entire chain from anywhere you have internet access.


Contact Information
Website: http://www.myhalo.com
Phone: 1.866.512.2033

Company founded
1999

Software installs
1000

Size of businesses targeted
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.

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
Canada

Operating platforms supported
Windows
Web-based

Training offered
Telephone training
Computer based training (CBT)

Database(s) supported
Oracle


Breakdown of the Key Features Supported for Halo  current version

* The information for this product was last updated on 7/18/2008.

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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