15 Aug DATAMAX CREATES OPPORTUNITIES FROM THE CVS/ECKERD’S ACQUISITION
BOCA RATON, FL. DataMax Systems Solutions, a leader in the retail technology industry, recently won a bid to purchase the displaced Eckerd’s Point-of-sale equipment from 1,260 stores. The equipment became available as a result of the Eckerd acquisition by CVS. CVS/pharmacy (NYSE: CVS) is the largest drug store chain in North American with more than 5,400 stores in 36 states.
DataMax received over 130 tractor-trailers of equipment in their technical facility located in Boca Raton , Florida . Among the equipment included in the purchase was IBM point-of-sale terminals, Symbol Technology scanners, Lexmark printers, and Verifone payment terminals.
“This purchase creates many opportunities for our customers to save a considerable about of money on their store system purchases over the next year,” said Elliott R. Wallace, President and CEO of DataMax Systems Solutions.
With solutions installed in over twenty-five thousand stores, DataMax maintains one of the largest installed bases in the country. “Our extensive customer base creates a huge demand for good refurbished equipment, so we are very aggressive in purchasing as much quality point-of-sale equipment as we can find,” said Wallace.
After delivery to DataMax’s technical facility, a ll of the equipment is disassembled down to the component level and thoroughly cleaned and painted, if necessary. Components are reassembled, tested, and properly packed for shipment. Everything DataMax sells is guaranteed for manufacturer’s maintenance, and extended warranties are available.
CVS is America ‘s #1 retail pharmacy, operating approximately 5,400 retail and specialty pharmacy stores in 36 states and the District of Columbia . With more than 40 years of dynamic growth in the retail pharmacy industry, CVS is committed to being the easiest pharmacy retailer for customers to use. CVS has created innovative approaches to serve the healthcare needs of all customers through its CVS/pharmacy(R) stores; its online pharmacy, CVS.com(R); and its pharmacy benefit management and specialty pharmacy subsidiary, PharmaCare(R).
Founded in 1988, DataMax System Solutions is a recognized leader in the retail technology industry, offering innovative hardware and software solutions to large retail chains. With a focus on in-store solutions, DataMax brings current technology to the store to increase revenue, reduce expenses, and give the retailer a competitive advantage. In-store technology solutions include: new and refurbished point-of-sale systems, back office equipment, payment processing and data delivery software, network management, and the purchasing surplus store equipment. Services include systems integration, systems installation, maintenance, and consolidation and storage of de-installed hardware.