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Announcing TAM’s New Training Academy Just in Time for Year End Inventories!

A new article has been posted on the TAM blog by Dawn Downing:

Yes, it is approaching that time again… the time of the year that causes dread to retailers’ everywhere.   Physical inventory looms at year-end for most of us.  Well, TAM makes the normally stressful task considerably less trying.  With its ability to utilize mobile devices and post variances, your team can accomplish the task accurately in half the time with half the people.

You may be feeling the need to brush up on the steps required (or wish to further hone your skills) in order to perform the most efficient count ever.  Not to worry, we have just the thing.

I am happy to announce our new easy to use TAM Online Training Academy and a newly updated series of informative video training sessions that cover every aspect of TAM inventory process.  These educational videos are chockfull of tips and advice to help you quickly become your organization’s resident expert on physical inventory!

Want to take advantage of this exciting new resource?  Register today to access our Training Academy by emailing “Enroll Me” and your contact information to help@tamretail.com.  Alternatively, call our Help Desk team at 866-435-7826.

Remember at this time of year our sales team offers valuable incentives and discounts on mobile devices and our HandHeldLinkTM option that can save you up to 25%.  If you are interested in going mobile and have not in the past, contact us now at sales@tamretail.com for additional details.

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Warm Wishes and Holiday Hours

A new article has been posted on the TAM Retail blog by Bruce Lode:

From all of us, warm wishes to you and yours for a happy holiday season and a healthy and prosperous 2019!

TAM Retail’s holiday hours of operation will be as follows:

  •     Monday, December 24th – Closing early at 12:00 PM CT
  •     Tuesday, December 25th – Closed, Christmas Day
  •     Monday, December 31st – Closing early at 12:00 PM CT
  •     Tuesday, January 1st – Closed, New Year’s Day

Important! As always, the Help Desk is available for emergency support 24/7/365 at 866-435-7826.  Our administrative offices will be closed on Tuesday, December 25th and Tuesday, January 1st.

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The Assistant Manager’s Responsive Ecommerce Application Positively Impacts Your Organization’s Outcomes.  Free Upgrade Now!*

A new article has been posted to the TAM Retail blog by Bruce Lode:

The Assistant Manager’sTM ecommerce solution (eTAM) has many new improvements and advancements designed with you and your patrons in mind.

The Tech Required

An ecommerce application that has the tech you and your online customers require built in and continues to evolve.

  • PCI Secure – Fully PCI-DSS compliant and tokenized, never storing credit card data.
  • Responsive – Easily viewed using desktops, laptops, smartphones, and tablets.
  • Instinctive – Easy to navigate and quick to complete transactions.

Built to Converge Commerce

An ecommerce application that seamlessly interfaces your Web presence with all other business units.

  • Clicks are Bricks – Truly converge commerce from all business units.
  • Cross-selling Embraced – Provide all products and services offered in a single converged web portal.
  • Integrated – Once a transaction is completed, it is automatically synchronized to the centralized data store.

No Coding Approach

Develop, design, and oversee an ecommerce website with limited manual coding or IT assistance. Make changes faster and easier while reducing programming costs.

  • Choose Your Level of Control – Need a minimal coding approach, or advanced programming control over the look and feel of the eTAM, it is up to you!
  • Branded – Match your existing web presence branding and thread with existing product, service, and event promotional pages.
  • Single Point of Management – Stop maintaining multiple solutions and save time. Dump that siloed ecommerce solution and grow patron satisfaction as well as your organization’s operating results.

Low Ownership Costs

An ecommerce application that is very affordable and scalable to your organization’s exact needs and budget. Once purchased, the on-going costs will be easy to live with.

  • No Fees – We never charge any transaction fees or commissions.
  • Reduced Costs – We offer affordable hosting and low cost, new version subscription plans.
  • No Restrictions – Save on payment processing by picking your own processor.

Leading Technologies

An ecommerce option that has the tech your team requires built in and continues to evolve.

  • Secure – The highest level of security compliance from the application, hosting, and data privacy.
  • Intuitive – Easy to learn and use and incorporates a minimal interaction approach.
  • Robust Reporting – Produce, schedule, and distribute real-time consolidated reporting including all ecommerce activity.

To learn more, schedule a live demonstration, or ask questions, please contact your account representative today or email us at sales@tamretail.com or visit us at tamb2cc.com.

*Free upgrades available to all existing customers using eTAM with an in-force TAM Annual New Version Subscription agreement.  Upgrade services include implementation assistance, live training, and 7/24/365 toll-free support.  All upgrades and upgrade services must be scheduled in advance.

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Holiday Hours and Happy Thanksgiving!

A new article has been posted to the TAM Retail blog by Bruce Lode:

We are thankful for your business and continued trust.

We wish you all the best, and a happy and safe Thanksgiving!

TAM Retail’s Help Desk Thanksgiving hours of operation will be as follows:

Thursday, November 22nd – Closed, Thanksgiving Day.

Friday, November 23rd – Help Desk Closing Early at 12:00 PM CT.

Important! As always, the Help Desk is available for emergency support 24/7/365 at 866-435-7826.  Our administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, November 22nd and reopen for normal hours on Monday, November 26th.

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TAM Retail Showcases Powerful Benefits of The Assistant Manager™ to Hospitals at AHVRP 50th Annual Conference and Exposition

A new article has been posted to the blog by Stephanie Lode:

Leading ERP/POS software application, The Assistant Manager™ (TAM) will be showcased.  

The TAM Retail team is set to showcase its latest powerful application options at the Association for Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals (AHVRP) 50th Annual Conference and Exposition.

This year’s event is being held in Chicago, Illinois at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare. Visit us at Booth #315.

The team will be on hand to demonstrate a whole host of TAM’s options including Employee Charge, Ecommerce, Gift POS, Dining POS, and Inventory Management.

Attendees can also check out the exciting new application elements such as Smart CRM, Business Intelligence, and a range of mobility options. As a proven and industry leading-solution, TAM is Built to Converge Commerce™ in both dining and merchandise business units and provide a 360-degree view of historical activity.

Visit the TAM Retail Booth #315 at the AHVRP 50th Annual Conference and Exposition on Saturday, 9/29 from 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM, Sunday, 9/30 from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM, and Monday, 10/1 from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

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Happy Labor Day! TAM Retail Holiday Hours

A new article has been posted on the TAM Retail blog by Stephanie Lode:

We wish you all a safe and relaxing Labor Day. 

TAM Retail’s holiday hours of operation will be as follows:

Closed Monday, September 3rd for the Labor Day Holiday.


As always, the Help Desk is available for emergency support 24/7/365 at 866-435-7826.  Our administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 3rd, and reopen for normal hours on Tuesday, September 4th.

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Learn All About TAM with our New Website!

A new article has been posted to the TAM Retail blog by Bruce Lode:

We are proud to announce our new web presence at theassistantmanager.com also viewable at tamb2cc.com.  These new site covers all of the newest features and capabilities of TAM and later this year will replace our other existing websites.

Shown above is just the top of the home page, it includes links for all the industry we proudly service, an overview of key features for each module of option, and resources.  The site is fully responsive and can be viewed from anywhere on any device.  Click WATCH VIDEO on this page and learn how convergence of commerce with TAM helps or user community in less than 2 minutes.

In the Industries section of the site, learn specifically how TAM help’s that user community.  Even request more detailed information at the bottom of each page.

In the Features section of the site, learn more about the key options available and their unique benefits.  Buy touch each of the three subjects listed instantly illustrate each key feature within each option.

In the Resources drop down, visit our new blog, shop our new responsive eStore, view mini-demos, and soon view new eBooks on things to know when converging commerce.

In the near future, we will be transferring your current subscription to this blog to the new blog automatically, so don’t worry; you will always be in the know.  Please share this blog with other users or stakeholders in your organization by having them subscribe.  Subscription to this new blog is the best way learn about TAM usage, new releases, special offers, and very important news!

Visit our newly upgraded eStore using eTAM Responsive Design.  Shop anywhere from any device.  More about our Responsive Design Version 11.7 eTAM upgrade in an upcoming blog!

I truly hope you will take a moment to visit our new web presence, I and my team have spent many hours over past months putting it together!  If your organization is not fully converging commerce with TAM, please share our new website with other business units in your organization.

I’d love to hear what you think, I always value your feedback!

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