Times Supermarkets Rolls Out Itasca Magic™

HONOLULU — Times Supermarkets, operator of supermarkets and wine shops across Hawaii, is bringing the Itasca Magic™ inventory optimization solution to all its stores. The decision is effective immediately. It comes following a highly successful pilot project of four months duration, in two stores located in Honolulu and Lihue. “We’re highly encouraged by the results […]

Bales Joins as Senior Developer

WEST DES MOINES, IA – Brad Bales has joined Itasca Retail Information Systems, Inc. as Senior Developer. Brad has been developing applications for the grocery retail market since 1991. His main areas of expertise have been system design, POS (point of sale), and DEX (direct exchange).

Meet Itasca Retail at FMI Connect

Join us at booth 4358 at the FMI Connect 2014 in Chicago this June 10th-13th for a demonstration of Itasca Magic™, our store-level, real-time Computer Generated Ordering (CGO) and Inventory Management solution. We’ll be delighted to show you how to achieve industry-leading inventory accuracy with a real-time process.

Anderson Joins Itasca Retail

WEST DES MOINES, IA – Itasca Retail Information Systems, Inc. has added retail software veteran Chad Anderson as senior developer. An expert programmer with more than two decades of experience, he has focused on applications for retail and handheld devices for nearly his entire career. Prior to joining Itasca, he worked at Telxon Corp. (formerly […]

Sobeys Honored by SN for Technology Excellence

STELLARTON, Nova Scotia — Sobeys, Canada’s second largest supermarket retailer and a most valued client of Itasca Retail, was today named a 2013 Technology Excellence Awards winner by Supermarket News. We congratulate our progressive friends north of the border and invite you to read all the details of the award here: Sobeys Reaps Benefits of […]

Is There a Solution to Walmart’s Restocking Troubles?

THIS WEEK, a Bloomberg news headline covering Walmart’s quarterly earnings declared, “Walmart struggles to restock store shelves as U.S. sales slump.” The story reported that Bill Simon, executive vice president and chief executive officer for the U.S. for Walmart Stores Inc., had appointed an EVP specifically to address the restocking problem. The topic was addressed […]

NRF Preview: Itasca Partners With Motorola for Handheld Solutions

WE ARE PROUD to announce a new and promising technology partnership with Motorola Solutions. The upcoming NRF 102nd Annual Convention & Expo in New York offers an outstanding opportunity to learn about Itasca Terminal, our software for handheld devices, as well as Itasca Magic™, our high-performance, fully-featured store inventory management solution. Thanks to our newly-concluded […]

Itasca Opens New HQ

WEST DES MOINES, IA — Advancing further along its 2012 growth track, Itasca Retail Information Systems has opened a new headquarters facility here. The location houses office space as well as facilities for technical development, said Jeff Kennedy, president and co-founder. “The new offices will enable us to continue to make our solutions and services […]

Itasca Retail Heads to FMI

The Itasca Retail team is hosting coffee meetings at FMI in Dallas. Satisfy Your Need for Speed. Your customers expect instant results. Why saddle your inventory management process with old information? Itasca Magic™ continuously re-evaluates sales trends in store to provide timely views of consumer demand. Accept nothing less than immediate responsiveness. Your customers won’t. […]