Ganahl Lumber Selects Retail Anywhere Solutions to Support Retail Operations

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Retail Anywhere POS to deliver greater insight and control at the register while streamlining and improving business processes.

"Retail Anywhere's system architecture, deep feature set and their ability to deliver the support and services we were looking for made them the clear and easy choice as our retail technology partner."

Retail Anywhere, a leading provider of point of sale and retail management systems for midsize retailers, today announced Ganahl Lumber, the oldest lumber yard in California, has selected Retail Anywhere POS to support its store operations and improve efficiencies throughout their retail organization.

Ganahl Lumber was established in 1884 and is the oldest lumber and building materials company in California. A family-owned and operated business, Ganahl operates ten retail locations supplying lumber, doors and windows, electrical, plumbing and hardware products to contractors and do-it-yourselfers throughout Southern California.

"With the assistance of Kevin Marshall from Think Business Advisors, and after a thorough search of more than 25 POS software vendors, we're excited about or selection of Retail Anywhere," said Gary Armstrong, Director of Information Systems at Ganahl Lumber. "Retail Anywhere's system architecture, deep feature set and their ability to deliver the support and services we were looking for made them a clear and easy choice as our retail technology partner."

Retail Anywhere will replace Ganahl's legacy retail POS system with Retail Anywhere POS software and IBM SurePOS 500 hardware. The new solution will provide Ganahl with more insight and control over the sales process while delivering an easy-to-use, highly configured POS interface. The new system infrastructure supports the retailers current and future operational plans and provides Ganahl with the flexibility to evolve as business needs change.

In addition to satisfying Ganahl's requirements for a new retail POS system, Retail Anywhere's solution will be integrated with Ganahl's home-grown ERP system. Integration between platforms will deliver a streamlined process for special orders, eliminating the need to re-key orders and significantly reducing customer wait time.

“We are excited to be working with such a successful family-owned company" said Branden Jenkins, CEO for Retail Anywhere. “Their investment in Retail Anywhere solutions and services will deliver an integrated solution enabling Ganahl to streamline business processes, reduce costs and ultimately improve customer service.”

About Retail Anywhere
Retail Anywhere is a leader in delivering retail management systems for mid size retailers. With 25 years of experience and more than 30,000 POS installations, our software suite includes; POS, merchandising, inventory management, customer management, business intelligence, multi-store operations, warehouse management and integrated eCommerce. Certified ARTS Data Model conformant and leveraging Microsoft’s .NET and SQL technologies, Retail Anywhere solutions provide the tools and insights retailers need to optimize operations and improve profitability while delivering an enhanced customer experience across all channels. For more information, please visit http://www.retailanywhere.com.

About Ganahl Lumber
Ganahl Lumber Company was established in 1884 and is the oldest lumber and building materials company in California. This family and employee owned company operates nine retail locations supplying lumber, hardware, doors and windows, electrical, plumbing, hardware products and much more. They have a complete line of construction lumber and decorative softwoods and hardwoods. They have knowledgeable salespeople for all the products they sell and their trucks make deliveries all over Southern California. Ganahl has been family owned since the day it began and has been passed from generation to generation. Today, Peter Ganahl is the President, his brother John Ganahl is CFO, and two of Peter’s sons work in the business.

About Think Business Advisors
Think Business Advisors is a business consulting company located in Orange County, California offering organizations advise and execution of strategic planning, process improvement, and project management.

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