Category Archives: CRS News

Merchandise Planning & The Importance of Store Classification Structures

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on February 2, 2015 and was updated on January 19, 2016. What is merchandise planning, anyways? Ask 10 retailers “what is merchandise planning?” and you will probably get 10 different answers. At CRS, we define merchandise planning as the systematic approach to maximizing a retailer’s profitability and return […]

Hitting the Retail Target in Canada – NOT EASY!!

Well, by now we are all settling into the biggest Canadian retail news for some time: That Target is closing. Newspaper, radio, TV and online lit up with the news of this American giant falling to it knees in the Canadian retail environment. Oh how the mighty can fall! So beyond the hype, there is […]

Why some retailers excel with their software

We have been installing retail software for a long time now, and we have had the pleasure of working with many companies during our 20 years in business. During that time, we have seen companies thrive with their software while others barely use theirs. Here are 5 ways to excel with your software. Retail Software […]

CRS at the Profile Show

CRS will be exhibiting at the Profile Show at the Toronto Congress Centre March 1–4, 2014. From the Profile Show website: The OFE Show and the Profile Show have merged to showcase a broader, more diversified marketplace for buyers and sellers. The new merged Profile Show brings together the best selection of apparel and accessories […]

Canadian Retail Solutions and Focus Retail Partner To Deliver Management One Winning@Retail™ Program

We’ve been offering the Management One Winning@Retail™ program long enough to know that it makes a tangible difference in the business operations of our independent retail clients. At a training conference with Management One leaders in Arizona, CRS principal Scott Smith was pleased to meet Jeff Jankelow and Gordon Peters, the managing partners of Focus […]

Canadian Retail Solutions Inc. And Management One ® Announce Affiliation

Canadian Retail Solutions Inc., an expert in POS Software, and Management One ® Retail have joined forces in Canada with the official announcement of Scott Smith’s (General Manager at Canadian Retail Solutions) qualification as a Management One affiliate and retail consultant for Canadian retailers; Bringing industry leading planning solutions and best of breed technology together. […]

Get Your Store On Facebook With One Click With Wishpond and CRS

Canadian Retail Solutions (CRS) has been actively investing and moving into social media as the next step for our retailers. Our first successful effort lets our clients set up a Facebook storefront in minutes. We has been working with progressive Vancouver company Wishpond to optimize the social media presence of CRS future and present clients. […]