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Balducci's Selects Wincor Nixdorf's StoreForward POS Software for Chainwide System Upgrade

Solution is a Robust, Server-Based Java POS Software Optimized for Thin-Client Computing

Wincor Nixdorf, a leading suppliers of IT solutions for the banking and retail industries, has announced that Balducci’s has selected Wincor’s StoreForward POS software as the point-of-sale application for a chainwide rollout. Balducci’s, one of the largest and most highly regarded specialty food companies in the U.S., will also install Wincor’s BEETLE POS systems in new stores including its Food Lover’s Market stores in Manhattan and Washington, D.C.

StoreForward POS is a robust, server-based Java point-of-sale (POS) software application that is optimized for thin-client computing – lowering Balducci’s total cost of ownership, while providing a more stable, robust operating environment. Key features include a server-based architecture for greater system uptime and reliability; a powerful accounting system that provides real-time access to critical sales information, down to the store level; and a built-in SQL database with flexible, easy-to-use reporting functions.

For POS hardware, Balducci’s selected the BEETLE /NetPOS systems with a sealed-chassis, which helps to prevent the intake of particulates that can damage the system. In order to optimize valuable and limited counter space, Wincor mounted the flat-panel display and printer on a swing arm above the counter.

“The reliability and stability of StoreForward POS running on Wincor Nixdorf hardware will greatly increase system uptime at Balducci’s stores, helping us speed customers through the checkouts during peak shopping hours,” said John Stroke, director of information services, Balducci’s. “By improving throughput, the new POS solution plays a key role in helping Balducci’s increase customer satisfaction.”

“Balducci’s is an innovative specialty foods retailer, with loyal customers and a great brand reputation,” said Doug Evans, vice president of retail, Wincor Nixdorf USA. “StoreForward was the perfect solution for helping Balducci’s lower their costs and further increase customer satisfaction. Wincor’s store system solutions are gaining significant market momentum in the U.S., as we continue to focus on helping retailers deliver a better customer experience and drive cost out of their business.”

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