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management

Finding Order to POS Chaos
Organizing and streamlining your business isn’t just limited to

Cakes module, BakeSmart also offers the ability to manage

efficiencies made in the production room. There are a number

payroll and timekeeping for your employees. This allows you

of software resources that can dramatically increase your

to analyze current labor costs during any period. Basically, the

bakery’s productivity and alleviate the stress of accurately

more things you can automate on the business-end of your

tracking your bakery’s accounting as well as the popularity of

company, the more you can focus on the quality and delivery

individual items. In addition to helping your bakery operate

of your product.

more efficiently,
these insightful

“The needs of the bakery customer are very de-

analytics allow you

manding and to provide the flexibility that custom-

to focus on your

ers require, you need software that’s built for the

bakery’s strengths,

foodservice industry,” Clements says. “BakeSmart

while at the same

really excels with customization.”

time reducing
inadequacies.

Up in the Cloud
If you’re not familiar with cloud storage, it’s a

Advanced point of

relatively simple concept. With cloud storage, your

sale (POS) solutions

information is saved to a third-party database via

are becoming more

an internet connection. So instead of storing your

prevalent among

accounting information locally, the data is stored

retailers not only to

offsite. This method is considerably more secure

enhance customer service, but also to simplify and improve

than a hard drive, cannot be lost, and is easily accessible from

managerial realms of the industry. The functionality of much

any location with internet connection.

of the latest software — often available on tablets and smartphones — goes well beyond the point of sale and into the

Many new POS systems are embracing cloud storage as a

production room.

reliable and beneficial resource for business operations. This
means you can review your company’s information from

Designed specifically for bakery operations, BakeSmart is

any computer, smartphone, or tablet with internet access.

a versatile software resource that aids retail bakeries at the

Undoubtedly, this feature makes the occasional vacation or

register, during production, with e-commerce and several other

day-off a less nerve-racking endeavor for any business owner.

areas of business.

You no longer have to lug around an invaluable hard drive that
is susceptible to technical dysfunction or theft. Security is one

“It’s great for regular sales as well as bakeries that experience

of the most valuable aspects of cloud storage.

complicated processes going on in the back of the house, like
multiple decorators trying to get through a couple hundred
cakes. Production reports are generated with a high level of

POS SYSTEMS OFFERING
CLOUD STORAGE:

detail and ease that include all the customization customers
expect,” says Mike Clements, owner of BakeSmart.
Versatility is crucial. With BakeSmart’s Custom Cakes module,
users can determine pricing for a variety of different cake
orders — taking into consideration size, shape and types of
cakes. The POS system can then also record the orders and
payments for each sale. In addition to features like the Custom

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of bake - June 2013

bake - June 2013
Editor’s note - THE TECHNOLOGY ISSUE: a time and place
Contents
News bites
Management - Finding Order to POS Chaos
Tax tips - Independent Contractor or Employee?
Labor front - Protect yourself
Legislation - Preventive Controls
Ingredients - Wild Blueberries
Welcome to the digital bakery
Bakery Gadget Round-up
Big return on investment
Changing models
The multi-media consumer
Change of Venue
America’s Best Bakery embraces innovation
Where Do Cupcakes Go Next?
Space Cakes
Hot & Cold
Products
Marketplace
Classifi eds
Ad Index
BakeMark's Panaderia - June 2013
Carta de Introduccion - Inovaciones nuevas Al examinar las tendencias en las ciudades
Introductory Letter - New Innovations
Pan más saludable
Pasteles de Fondant
Promociones para verano
Perfiles - Paco’s Bakery
Perfiles - Arandas Bakery
Perfiles - Panadería Tierra Caliente
Empanadas Pastel de Cuatro Leches
Productos con mejor resultado por BakeMark
Better-for-you Breads
Fondant Cakes
Summer Promotions
Profiles - Paco’s Bakery
Profiles - Arandas Bakery
Profiles - Panadería Tierra Caliente
Product Solutions from BakeMark
bake - June 2013 - bake - June 2013
bake - June 2013 - 2
bake - June 2013 - Editor’s note - THE TECHNOLOGY ISSUE: a time and place
bake - June 2013 - 4
bake - June 2013 - Contents
bake - June 2013 - News bites
bake - June 2013 - 7
bake - June 2013 - 8
bake - June 2013 - 9
bake - June 2013 - Management - Finding Order to POS Chaos
bake - June 2013 - 11
bake - June 2013 - Tax tips - Independent Contractor or Employee?
bake - June 2013 - 13
bake - June 2013 - Labor front - Protect yourself
bake - June 2013 - 15
bake - June 2013 - Legislation - Preventive Controls
bake - June 2013 - 17
bake - June 2013 - Ingredients - Wild Blueberries
bake - June 2013 - 19
bake - June 2013 - 20
bake - June 2013 - 21
bake - June 2013 - 22
bake - June 2013 - Welcome to the digital bakery
bake - June 2013 - 24
bake - June 2013 - 25
bake - June 2013 - Bakery Gadget Round-up
bake - June 2013 - 27
bake - June 2013 - Big return on investment
bake - June 2013 - 29
bake - June 2013 - Changing models
bake - June 2013 - 31
bake - June 2013 - The multi-media consumer
bake - June 2013 - 33
bake - June 2013 - 34
bake - June 2013 - 35
bake - June 2013 - 36
bake - June 2013 - 37
bake - June 2013 - Change of Venue
bake - June 2013 - 39
bake - June 2013 - America’s Best Bakery embraces innovation
bake - June 2013 - 41
bake - June 2013 - 42
bake - June 2013 - 43
bake - June 2013 - Where Do Cupcakes Go Next?
bake - June 2013 - 45
bake - June 2013 - 46
bake - June 2013 - 47
bake - June 2013 - Space Cakes
bake - June 2013 - 49
bake - June 2013 - 50
bake - June 2013 - 51
bake - June 2013 - Hot & Cold
bake - June 2013 - 53
bake - June 2013 - Products
bake - June 2013 - Marketplace
bake - June 2013 - Classifi eds
bake - June 2013 - 57
bake - June 2013 - Ad Index
bake - June 2013 - 59
bake - June 2013 - 60
bake - June 2013 - 61
bake - June 2013 - 62
bake - June 2013 - BakeMark's Panaderia - June 2013
bake - June 2013 - PAN2
bake - June 2013 - Carta de Introduccion - Inovaciones nuevas Al examinar las tendencias en las ciudades
bake - June 2013 - Introductory Letter - New Innovations
bake - June 2013 - PAN5
bake - June 2013 - Pan más saludable
bake - June 2013 - PAN7
bake - June 2013 - PAN8
bake - June 2013 - PAN9
bake - June 2013 - Pasteles de Fondant
bake - June 2013 - PAN11
bake - June 2013 - PAN12
bake - June 2013 - PAN13
bake - June 2013 - Promociones para verano
bake - June 2013 - PAN15
bake - June 2013 - PAN16
bake - June 2013 - PAN17
bake - June 2013 - Perfiles - Paco’s Bakery
bake - June 2013 - PAN19
bake - June 2013 - PAN20
bake - June 2013 - Perfiles - Arandas Bakery
bake - June 2013 - PAN22
bake - June 2013 - PAN23
bake - June 2013 - Perfiles - Panadería Tierra Caliente
bake - June 2013 - PAN25
bake - June 2013 - PAN26
bake - June 2013 - PAN27
bake - June 2013 - PAN28
bake - June 2013 - PAN29
bake - June 2013 - Empanadas Pastel de Cuatro Leches
bake - June 2013 - PAN31
bake - June 2013 - Productos con mejor resultado por BakeMark
bake - June 2013 - PAN33
bake - June 2013 - Better-for-you Breads
bake - June 2013 - PAN35
bake - June 2013 - PAN36
bake - June 2013 - Fondant Cakes
bake - June 2013 - PAN38
bake - June 2013 - PAN39
bake - June 2013 - Summer Promotions
bake - June 2013 - PAN41
bake - June 2013 - Profiles - Paco’s Bakery
bake - June 2013 - PAN43
bake - June 2013 - Profiles - Arandas Bakery
bake - June 2013 - PAN45
bake - June 2013 - Profiles - Panadería Tierra Caliente
bake - June 2013 - PAN47
bake - June 2013 - PAN48
bake - June 2013 - PAN49
bake - June 2013 - PAN50
bake - June 2013 - Product Solutions from BakeMark
bake - June 2013 - PAN52
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