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Molly Gregg Named Vice President of Web Design at Activ8

Pleasanton, CA – Activ8 Commerce (previously Active Club Solutions, Inc.) is a leading provider of DTC solutions (Mobile Winery POS, club software, eCommerce) since 2003, and is pleased to announce Molly Gregg as VP of the Web Design Department. As a Web Designer for Activ8 Commerce, Gregg has been managing and performing a broad range […]

Email Marketing Made Easy

Email is the number one way to sell more online. Yes, there are many email service providers that can help you do that for a price of course. Even though those email service providers help your winery or distillery get more business, they lack one very important aspect. They don’t give you data on your […]

Yes! You Should Have a Club!

It’s an urban or internet myth that distilleries can’t have or operate a club channel or club program due to shipping regulations. While shipping may not be an option for distilleries, “pick-up” clubs or the “will call” format certainly abounds. Take a peek into the wine world and you will find that the reality is […]

Activ8 Offers Loyalty Gift Card Program

Now there is technology to allow you to use your POS terminal to load and redeem both loyalty and gift cards. In this way, you are creating a digital “love fest” between your business and your customers. Wineries and distilleries alike believe in promoting customer loyalty and finding creative ways of tackling that broadly defined […]

Kiosk Features in Activ8

Let your guests do the work of entering their data directly into your POS. Wineries and distilleries have different ways of collecting new mailing addresses. Many use a branded mailing list sign up card. Some wineries/distilleries insist on an email address for every POS transaction. Others incentivize staff to collect names and addresses. Some offer […]

Are You Looking at the Whole Picture?

When selecting a DTC sales software provider, are you looking at the whole picture? Most systems offer you a POS, Club Automation, Website Marketing, and Sales Tools. But, do they accurately deplete inventory across multiple locations? Activ8’s inventory management software offers what most systems are missing. With Activ8 inventory is tracked several ways such as: 1. […]

Activ8 Promotes Punam Sinha to Vice President of Operations

Activ8 Commerce, Inc. Promotion of Team Member Punam Sinha Pleasanton, CA – Activ8 Commerce / Active Club Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of DTC solutions (Mobile Winery POS, Club, Web Design, eCommerce) since 2003, and is pleased to announce the promotion of Punam Sinha within the Activ8 team, to Vice President of Operations. Punam […]

Inventory Management Improvements

1. An operator can run their club using any inventory stock location (Warehouse, Tasting Room, etc). This ability is not new, but it leads into what has been improved. 2. Having done #1, club members can now go into any location and pick up. The system will un-allocate the inventory used in #1 and allocate […]

Marketing Tools – Email Campaign Analysis

There are reasons to use 3rd party email companies like Mail Chimp, Constant Contact, Vertical Response and more. However, doesn’t every Retail Manager, Tasting Room Manager, Wine Club Administrator secretly wish to have all the bells and whistles in one complete program and user-friendly system? As a manager, one outsources or uses those 3rd party […]

Secrets of Club Sign-Ups on Kiosk

Active has another new functionality in web tools introduced as “Club Sign-Ups.” Check out the video embedded in this article to and learn the secrets in 12 minutes, give or take, how and why this will work for your winery or distillery. There are several ways to think about club signups online or on a […]