Barneys launches Micros-Retail mobile POS

Westboro, Mass. — Micros-Retail, a division of Micros Systems, announced that Barneys has launched the Micros-Retail miStore mobile point-of-sale solution in Barneys’ flagship New York store, starting this holiday season. The retailer is a long-time customer of Micros-Retail for point of sale, loss prevention and order management solutions.

This holiday season, Barneys created a multi-faceted Gaga’s Workshop holiday window display that includes a dedicated Lady Gaga interactive website, and a fantastically transformed retail environment with limited-edition exclusive products created in collaboration with the performer under the creative direction of Nicola Formichetti with artists Eli Sudbrack and Christophe Hamaide Pierson of assume vivid astro focus.

A take on Santa’s iconic workshop, it launched on Nov. 21, taking over the entire 5,500 sq. ft., fifth floor of the Madison Avenue Men’s store. In the Workshop, are eight stations reflecting the product categories available which will greatly benefit from the mobility and flexibility of Micros-Retail miStore.

“The mobile POS will help Barneys New York to manage the high volume of expected shoppers and allow quick checkout, not only for typical holiday shopping traffic, but for the increased traffic for the reopening of our transformed CO-OP space,” said Sean O’Reilly, VP IT at Barneys.

Barneys is using the holiday season to launch MICROS-Retail miStore mobile POS, with plans to expand to stores across the country. The mobile system allows more freedom for employees to navigate throughout the store to better service shoppers, as associates are able to conduct sales and locate inventory via portable Apple products, predominately the iPod Touch.

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