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Time to focus

For most of the country, January is a pretty slow time in terms of sales. But that makes it a great time to focus on the aspects of your business that tend to fall to the wayside when the busy season hits. This week, take some time to make a plan to get the most Read More

Reporting for duty

This week, we’re covering the many reporting options available to Ascend users. Everything from your daily reports within the Ascend system to the complex custom-created reports you can design for you and your shop’s use in Ascend Analytics. Veterans’ Day is this Saturday (November 11) in the US and the Ascend team would like to send Read More

Summer 2017 is here!

Summer 2017 is here! Update to the latest version of Ascend today. And we know you’re getting busy, so we’ve made this release focus on some back end changes meant to help provide sales floor benefits. Get the highlights, watch the overview video (below) for a peek at the new features, read our release notes Read More

Season of Transformation

The seasons are marching on, and they’re bringing lots of change with them. This week, we’re covering a few things you can do to keep your store ready to go throughout the summer. TCG quarterly price update: Last week, Trek released their latest quarterly price update. The In-Store Pricing report on Ascend Online Reports (AOR) allows Read More

Attention Buyers: Your Life Just Got Easier

The job of the retail buyer is a challenging one.  Figuring out what to buy to keep a store stocked with profitable products isn’t easy.  It’s even harder if you’re a buyer responsible for multiple locations.  If that’s you, we’re happy to announce that life just got easier with Ascend Version 2.9 and the new Inventory & Sales History Report. Access Read More

Spring has Sprung!

Spring has sprung and so has Ascend Version 2.9!  We released the latest version this past Tuesday night (3/18).  Over 400 locations have updated.  If you haven’t yet, there are plenty of reasons to do it now. Read All About It:  We’ve been blogging about the reasons to update since the end of January.  Here’s Read More

It's Time for Your Ascend Health Checkup

Many of us wouldn’t know it from the weather, but Spring is just around the corner.  Before Spring arrives, make sure your Ascend database is healthy and ready.  We’ve added a new Ascend Health Checkup report in Version 2.9 to help you. Accessing & Running the Report: To access the report, you can log into Ascend Online Read More

Your Gateway to Success

We try to incorporate all the tools you need for your business into Ascend.  We understand it’s efficient to have everything in one place.  But sometimes it isn’t possible or practical.  When it isn’t, we want to make sure Ascend is an easy gateway to those tools. In Version 2.9, due out on March 18th, we’ve Read More

Update: Ascend and Windows 8

Windows 8 was released on October 26th.  Here’s what you need to know about Ascend and Windows 8. Ascend and all of our certified peripherals work fine on Windows 8 Pro Edition.  For the latest installers, go to the Downloads page on our website at www.ascendrms.com.  We now have a client installer that works on Read More

Ascend and Windows 8

Windows 8 is coming on October 26th.  Here’s what you need to know about Ascend and Windows 8. Ascend and all of our certified peripherals work fine on Windows 8.  Our Ascend installer, however, does not run on it.  We had to install Ascend on a Windows 7 PC first and then upgrade to Windows Read More

Version 2.4 – Early Release Update

Today we previewed and released Ascend Version 2.4 to our Early Release Team of dealers.  We will make it available to all dealers next month on June 11th. Here are some highlights of what we previewed for them today: When you choose to unreconcile a category, Ascend now asks if you want to unreconcile its child categories. On Read More

The Ascend "Best Support" Program

If you’ve been with Ascend for a while, you’ve heard me say “Best System. Best Support” many times. We provide the best support to help you fully utilize Ascend and implement it into your business. The investment we make to provide this level of support is significant.  We encourage you to make the most of your investment Read More

Ascend Version 2.3 Preview – Part 3

Ascend Version 2.3 Preview Continued: We’re in the final two weeks of programming for the next major release of Ascend. It will be available to our “early release” dealers in mid-February and available to everyone in mid-March. Two weeks ago we presented Part 1 of our preview and last week Part 2.  Let’s continue today Read More

Introducing Ascend Online Reports (again)

Back in September we introduced Ascend Online Reports; a realtime reporting system you can access from anywhere with a web browser. Based on the number of dealers we’ve talked to recently that didn’t know about them, we figured it would be a good time to tell you about them again. Get connected: It’s easy to Read More

Go beyond the point of sale

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