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Professional, customizable and affordable gift registry solutions for the independent retailer

Traditionally licensed, leased and hosted options available

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Your customers are looking for Gift Registry, 88% of wedding couples create a registry! Most of them create 3 or more.* The average cost a guest will spend on a gift is between $50 and $150, creating a 20 billion dollar market.
Our solutions are in use for many different types of Registries such as Wedding, Baby, Housewarming, and Wishlist to name a few.
The Independent Retailer Edition of Gift RegistryWorks is specifically designed for housewares, tabletop, gift, kitchenware, jewelry, baby, furniture, toy and game, electronics, hardware, lifestyle and similar retailers - with one to twenty stores.

There is nothing to install or purchase. Instead, for a small monthly service charge, we offer a hosted "software as a service" model that allows you to mix and match your options and grow your registry over time.
It's only a matter of a couple weeks, not months, to get rolling.

There are no contracts and you can cancel at any time.


Gift RegistryWorksTM

  • Gift RegistryWorks was first introduced in 1991 and is used by many nationally recognized Department and Specialty chain stores. The more recently introduced Independent Retailer Edition enables smaller retailers to offer their customers all the registry features the big guys provide - without the need to invest in special software or hardware; all that is needed is a PC and an internet connection.
    Given that gift registries are more likely to be created and viewed on mobile devices today, and even more so in the future. The latest version allows gift registries to be created, updated and viewed more conveniently on smart phones and tablet devices.
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Registry ManagerTM

  • Registry Manager is designed for Gift Registry managers and Store Associates. This in-store application can be used to, Create, Update, Print, and delete Registries. Plus access to store reporting, sales history processing and more.
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CatalogWorksTM

  • CatalogWorks is a simple, but powerful ecommerce enabled online shopping solution. Now you can showcase all of your products with full descriptions and beautiful images for anyone around the world to purchase. CatalogWorks also allows you to expand your product offerings, without the cost of extra inventory, by promoting special order items. Use it alone or fully integrated with Gift RegistryWorks.
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DataWorksTM

  • DataWorks is specifically designed to work with CatalogWorks and Gift RegistryWorks. It makes it easy to organize, categorize, and enhance your product information and images in a customer friendly web-ready manner, delighting your customers and driving sales.
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MobileWorksTM

  • MobileWorks is our mobile application for handling Gift Registry functions for your App using customers. MobileWorks is available for Apple and Android devices. With your branding in place, we can customize MobileWorks and have it ready in the AppStores in a few days!
    According to comscore.com in 2014, the use of smartphones usage is up 394% over 2010. Over 60% of content is now on smartphones or tablets!*
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For the larger chains we offer our solutions in a traditionally perpetually licensed or leased format running in your data center , as an SDK, or in a hosted Software As A Service (SaaS) model.

The solutions are platform independent, multilingual, and easily integrate with retailer systems for price, inventory and product information, credit card authorization and order fulfillment. The modular and flexible format allows for easy GUI customization and integration to current sites.

Customer information and buying profiles can be collected for evaluation, reporting and marketing purposes.

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Gift RegistryWorksTM

  • The Enterprise Edition of Gift RegistryWorks is a scalable, modular, customizable, multi-channel gift registry system that can integrate with an existing web catalog, e-commerce, in-store POS and back-office inventory systems. It supports a wide range of user-definable events such as weddings, commitment ceremonies, housewarming, birthday, baby and general-purpose wish list registries. Additional features include a multilingual user interface, self-service (touch screen kiosk) or assisted registry creation, dynamic search capabilities and easy in-store product selection using wireless hand-held barcode scanners. The Enterprise Edition of Gift RegistryWorks is available as a traditionally licensed or hosted application.
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CatalogWorksTM

  • CatalogWorks is MarCole's online product information and on-line shopping application. It is designed to stand-alone or fully integrate with Gift RegistryWorks. CatalogWorks features a straightforward user interface enabling customers to quickly find and purchase the products they want through several intuitive search paths. CatalogWorks is available as a licensed or hosted Enterprise application.
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Software Development Kit (SDK)

  • MarCole also offers a gift registry software development kit. This kit contains the API's and documentation that enable retailers to leverage their internal resources and save outsourcing costs - while still implementing a leading-edge solution built on a stable platform that can grow with their business. The SDK can be used to build a gift registry application from the "ground up" but is most frequently used to tightly integrate contemporary gift registry functionality with a retailers existing ecommerce site, by incorporating "add to registry" buttons on applicable product pages and integrating with existing web market baskets.
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DataWorksTM

  • DataWorks is a tool specifically designed to work with CatalogWorks and Gift RegistryWorks. It makes it easy to organize, categorize, and enhance product information / images in a web-ready customer friendly manner. DataWorks enables non-technical retail personnel to gain control over what the customer sees, and to manage item information and images in one central location for use on self-service in-store systems and the Internet. Additionally, it facilitates merchandising products with complete, easy-to-understand-detailed descriptions and makes it easy to link multiple images (from anywhere on the web) that highlight the products unique features. It also allows items to be grouped in appropriate collections organized by department, category, sub-category and brand. Finally it facilitates managing swatches - allowing customers to create, add, delete, activate and deactivate individual and groups of color/material swatches - all with an easy to use intuitive web-based interface.
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Software As A Service (SAAS)

  • MarCole offers Gift RegistryWorks and CatalogWorks as a traditionally licensed or as a hosted solution. From a functionality standpoint both options are nearly identical. The pricing models, and in some cases the degree of customization available, are the differentiating factors.

    Licensed applications require a larger initial investment to acquire the perpetual right to run the selected application(s) on customer or third party hardware, at a location of the customers' choice. The system engine, Graphical User Interfaces (GUI's) utilities and right to use them in a specified number of stores are licensed individually. On-going software maintenance is available and contracted for annually. MarCole hosts Gift RegistryWorks and CatalogWorks in a secure IBM co-location facility in the Silicon Valley.
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Client List

  • Over the years MarCole has developed Enterprise Gift RegistryWorks and CatalogWorks for solutions for many Retailers. Here's a partial list:
  • Academy Sporting Goods
  • Army/Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES)
  • Barney's
  • Beall's Department Stores
  • Boscov's Department Stores
  • Breed and Co.
  • Gump's San Francisco
  • HEB Grocers
  • HomePlace
  • House2Home
  • Hudson's Bay Company
  • Linens'n Things
  • Neiman Marcus
  • NFL
  • Office Depot
  • Piercing Pagoda
  • Target Australia, Baby Target and Home Target Australia
  • Scheels All Sports
  • Shopko
  • Sur La Table
  • Waccamaw
  • ZCMI Department Stores
  • Z-Gallery
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