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6 Multi Store Retail Challenges and Their Solutions... Are you a multi store retailer looking for solutions to your chain store management problems? Not to worry. FusionRetail has an answer to your troubles. Below are 6 challenges of multi store retailing...

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Prepaid Taxi Booth Billing Software by Rancelab Have you ever stood in the prepaid taxi queue outside Howrah station in Kolkata? The agony of the long wait, first for getting your token and then for finding your cab - is often unbearable. Same is the...

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5 reasons to visit RanceLab® at AAHAR 2014

Category : News and Events, Simplifying Restaurant Businesses


Reason 1: Increase your Restaurant sales up to 30%
• Increase the number of customers through promotions
• Increase the average sale with cross-sale, up-sale
• Increase the customer frequency through referral programs

Reason 2: Save your order execution time by 70%
• Take orders for each table using touch screen monitor, tablet or mobile apps
• Print or Display order ticket (KoT) at respective kitchen and beverage counter
• Faster execution enhances your guest experience and increases table turn

Reason 3: Manage your Restaurant smartly, small or big, individual or chain
• Control and manage all settings from head office
• Synchronize and analyse data in real-time
• Maximize returns with understanding of changing consumer behavior

Reason 4: Profitable menu management with food-costing
• Set different menu pricing based on AC and Non-AC, Quick Service or Home Delivery
• Create different menu for different location and control price revisions centrally
• Set colours and positions to menu items, add item image for easy recognition

Reason 5: Faster and on-time decision with Mobile and Web-based reporting
• Take faster business decisions with anytime, anywhere reports
• Choose suitable app for your Apple, Android, Windows or Blackberry device
• Self-serve reporting and on-demand analysis

Meet the Experts behind RanceLab® FusionResto at
AAHAR, Pragati Maidan Hall 6, Stand 49A, 10-14 Mar 2014

RanceLab® invites you to HOSTS Kolkata 2013

Category : News and Events

RanceLab has announced participation in HOSTS 2013, India’s first and foremost hospitality sourcing show. You are invited to experience, FusionPMS, ERP software for Hotels and Resorts.

Simplify your hotel business with RanceLab® FusionPMS
For a stand-alone hotel or a chain, FusionPMS is a hotel management software that provides front-office management, housekeeping, food and beverages control, store control, financial accounting, payroll and customer loyalty program. Unlike other hotel software, it’s simple to setup, use and manage, allowing you to train new employees in less time.

Venue: Milan Mela Complex, Kolkata
Date: 18, 19, 20 July 2013 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Time: 11 AM – 7 PM
Stall: C25

Come and explore how FusionPMS helps make hotels profitable for owners and enjoyable for guests everyday.

For more details, please visit http://www.rancelab.com/fusionpms/

FusionRetail enters Minus 6°

Category : News and Events

Minus 6° chooses FusionRetail to be its IT Partner to drive sales and manage business.

It is located at Swabhumi, Kolkata's (read East India's) very first Ice Lounge Bar "Minus 6°"

Everything inside is made out of crystal clear ice which is harvested especially from the frozen Torne River in Jukkasjärvi, Northern Sweden. Be an Eskimo of Ice Age inside the Ice Lounge at a temperature of minus 10° and you can enjoy your favourite mocktail in special ice glasses. The Ice Lounge is a stunning experience that truly turns an evening from memorable into unforgettable. Guests are provided with overalls, gloves and boots to stay warm and comfortable while they enjoy the lounge experience.

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RanceLab® participated in Kenya Foodex 2012

Category : News and Events

RanceLab® has recently participated in Kenya Foodex 2012, to increase the awareness about its Point of Sale, Retail Management software and POS hardware products, for businesses in East and Central Africa.

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Consumerism and Recent Trends In India

Category : News and Events, Simplifying Restaurant Businesses, Simplifying Retail Businesses


Consumerism essentially means the growing wants and needs of an individual for goods and services. India is one of the largest and fastest growing economies in the world. The consumer’s standard of life is going higher and hence his needs are escalating as well. Consumerism in India, is in a new high, and refuses to show signs of budging anymore. The Indian consumer, due to his exposure, of the global market, strives to get the best of the goods in his home land.

Consumer tastes and preferences are definitely changing. Even children have their own preferences. The retail sector- both organized and unorganized, strive hard to cater to the vast range of the Indian consumers. The retail sector in India, with its present pace, is expected to grow at a rate of 25%- 30% annually.


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RanceLab® awarded as specialized solution provider for Retail and F&B

Category : News and Events

The event, NASSCOM Emerge Kolkata 2012, was an initiative by NASSCOM, held on 12th January, 2012 at Hotel Hyatt Regency, Kolkata.

The theme for the event was Sustain Your Business will focus on customers, employees and competitors.
Key takeaways from the event
  • Knowing the opportunities in different international markets
  • Finding and keeping the right talent
  • Understanding the customer needs
  • Sustain your business with cutting edge technology
  • How to generate revenue in the world of free
  • Brand building

The event, followed by NASSCOM Emerge East Showcase, where contribution from various companies was appreciated and awarded.

RanceLab® has been chosen as a Software company from East India, focused and specialized into Retail and F&B verticals

Mr. Nilesh Shah (Director), receiving award from Shri Partha Chatterjee, Hon'ble Minister, Department of Commerce & Industries & Information Technology of the Govt of West Bengal at NASSCOM Emerge Kolkata 2012.

How to build a scalable Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) model in 3-4 months?

Category : Customer Loyalty, News and Events, Simplifying Restaurant Businesses, Smart Tips

Everything in life has become fast and quick. We need to speed up our internet connection, we need the latest and fastest mobile phones, the shortest way to get to a desired destination and so on. Similarly, nowadays entrepreneurs are also looking to build scalable quick service restaurants because it is exciting, quick money and fast service with high returns.

Quite a few people have engaged in this kind of business for some time now and there are others who are planning to launch their debut role in this sector. Mr. Kiran Nadkarni, the CEO of Kaati Zone is a fond and popular name in the food circle. His journey was not all that easy as it may seem at the moment.

And now the latest news that seems to be doing the rounds is that Mukesh Ambani, the owner of the oil and gas giant has entered into a deal with Rishi Negi, the COO of Fame India which is partly owned by Mukesh’s younger brother, Anil Ambani for starting a new QSR concept within 3-4 months.

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Pizzas And Second Innings: An Inspiring Story

Category : Customer Loyalty, News and Events, Simplifying Restaurant Businesses, Smart Tips

Pizzas. The very word throws us into a images of dripping cheese, a carnival of flavors and a stream of adorable aromas. That is the aphrodisiac for us, the contemporary generation; better known as GenY or GenX. The food of the western world has long taken the place of our parathas and kulchas. Sometimes, our generation is more defined by our continental and oriental and Italian and Mexican platter than anything else. And somehow, we can never imagine these cuisines being associated with the people from the generation before us. That will be purely unthinkable and quite a ridiculous prospect.

Hence when we hear anything that remotely sounds like pizzas by grandpa and grannies, we pinch ourselves just to make sure we are not dreaming. But well, nothing is outside the realm of impossibility. And well, pizzas by grannies and grandpa, as improbable as it may sound, are quite a lethal combination. The uniqueness of the combination is the USP of such a concept.

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Green Retail: Caring for Mother Earth

Category : News and Events, Simplifying Retail Businesses, Smart Tips

It is time that we did something for the environment and now we are finally doing something. It has been noticed that the growing number of retailers who emphasize on the fact that you carry your own bag while going shopping is increasing rapidly. Is this something good or bad?

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Small Retailers of India will commit suicide due to FDI in retail.

Category : News and Events

Thursday 24-Nov-2011 is a historical event for Indian retail industry when the Union Cabinet has decided to allow up to 51% FDI in multi-brand retail. It also increased the FDI limit in single-brand retail to 100% from 51%.


This is how Indian government thinks of FDI

  • Common people: It will create up to 10 million (100 lakhs) jobs in next 3 years
  • Farmers will get more than 12-15% of the consumer price they get for fruit and vegetables. 70% of retail is in food items and these are mostly sourced locally. Government will have the first right over procurement of farm produce.
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