NCR Counterpoint Blog

3 Lawn and Garden Email Marketing Topics  to Attract Your Summer Customers

Posted by Kendall Reed on Jun 20, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Help your customers prepare for Independence Day celebrations!

Backyards are a buzz across the nation on the Fourth of July! Often by mid-summer our lawn and gardens are looking a little less vibrant than they did in early spring, but there are ways to give them new life before the company comes! From bright and active gardens to greener, softer lawns, you can be ready to help your customers revive their yard to last the rest of the season.

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Topics: lawn and garden industry

What to Drink with the Latest BBQ Trends: Getting Ready for Father's Day Part 2

Posted by Kendall Reed on May 31, 2017 8:00:00 AM


Father’s Day is Sunday, June 18th and we cannot wait to get outside with our dads to fire up the BBQ in the back yard! Grilling, smoking, or hot dogs over a campfire, we’re in. But what is trending right now? Here are our findings:

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Topics: liquor

5 Gardening Trends for 2017: Getting Ready for Father's Day Part 1

Posted by Kendall Reed on May 18, 2017 9:10:00 AM

Every great Father’s Day BBQ needs a great space to visit with your dad. Whether it be a
terrace, patio, yard, or even a porch: outdoor living is part of why we all love summer. The push over the past several years for these to incorporate both form and function has spread into which plants we choose. We’ve pulled out five trends you can incorporate into either your traditional or container gardening plans.

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Topics: lawn and garden industry

6 Wine Trends to Know Before Mother’s Day

Posted by Kendall Reed on May 4, 2017 9:00:00 AM


Mother’s Day was made official in 1914 by Woodrow Wilson. Now that it is right around the corner again, many of us expect a day of brunch, flowers, and cards around the nation. While those are beautiful ways to honor these important women, most jokingly hint what Mom would really would like that day is wine. Joking aside, all these gift ideas really circle around the true gift we give our mothers each May: the opportunity to relax around the family they love and hear that all important “Thank you.”

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Topics: liquor, email marketing

Your POS System Gets Down to Earth

Posted by Kendall Reed on Apr 18, 2017 3:29:11 PM

Technology helps the environmentally mindful to remain profitable

Earth Day is April 22nd this year and preparations are in full swing! This years focus: Environmental and Climate Literacy. With so many resources available, people still are relatively unaware of the impact we have on the world around us. This year, the organizers are taking a throwback approach to engage citizens to stand up and make a difference in their communities.

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3 Reasons I Don't Want a New Point-of-Sale System

Posted by LPA Retail Systems, Inc on Apr 6, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Investing in a new liquor point of sale system can be a daunting task and hesitating is a normal reaction when buying a new system for your business. Overcoming that fear of change is a big step – and we’re here to help. Three of the most common reasons business owners don’t want to invest in a new system are:

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Topics: inventory management, wine and liquor pos, buying a new point of sale

Early Spring Gardening Trends

Posted by Kendall Reed on Apr 5, 2017 9:01:00 AM

Is your store stocked for success? 

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Topics: lawn and garden industry, point of sale

Empower Your Staff

Posted by Kendall Reed on Mar 29, 2017 8:00:00 AM

....and improve your customer's’ experience.

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Topics: inventory management, customer reports

Customer Spotlight: SoCal Wine and Spirits

Posted by Rapid Bev POS on Mar 23, 2017 10:04:01 AM

NCR Counterpoint Enables this Owner to Make Informed Choices

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Topics: inventory management, liquor

If Liquor Really is Quicker, Can Your Point of Sale Keep Up?

Posted by Casey Albert on Mar 16, 2017 8:00:00 AM

As I’m standing in a long line, waiting to buy my “fancy” $20 bottle of wine for a friend’s dinner party, these thoughts start running through my head: “This is taking too long, do I really need this wine? Should I go to a different liquor store? Is there a shorter line? Should I get a cheaper bottle? Now I’m really going to be late.”

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Topics: inventory management, liquor