News

06.08.2020 | New partner: Latitude
13.05.2020 | Slyp
04.05.2020 | Endless Aisle
04.05.2020 | Payment Options
01.05.2020 | May 2020 Newsletter
13.04.2020 | Job Keeper
01.04.2020 | Humm Payments
20.11.2019 | Donation Taking
06.11.2019 | Email Receipts
17.10.2019 | New Customer Portal
01.10.2019 | October 2019 Newsletter
14.08.2019 | Buy Now - Pay Later!
14.08.2019 | NZ GST Changes
18.03.2019 | Web Order Management
02.08.2018 | Laybuy
04.07.2018 | Auto GL Transfers
26.03.2018 | Gift Voucher Expiry
14.03.2018 | Single Touch Payroll
09.03.2018 | Harmony Visual Rostering
10.06.2015 | Acquisition of FBS
28.02.2014 | Summer 2014 Newsletter
11.12.2013 | Spring 2013 Newsletter
19.09.2013 | Winter 2013 Newsletter
21.05.2013 | Autumn 2013 Newsletter
07.03.2013 | Summer 2013 Newsletter
23.10.2012 | Spring 2012 Newsletter
20.07.2012 | Winter 2012 Newsletter
22.03.2012 | Autumn 2012 Newsletter
16.03.2012 | Summer 2011 Newsletter
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New partner: Latitude

Future Business Systems is happy to announce a new partnership with LatitudePay.

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Slyp

New partner: Slyp.

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Endless Aisle

Endless Aisle, part 1, now available.

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Payment Options

Card Group types now extended.

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May 2020 Newsletter

May 2020 Newsletter

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Job Keeper

FBS has made the necessary changes to its payroll system to accommodate JobKeeper.

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Humm Payments

Future Business Systems is happy to announce a new partnership with Humm.

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Donation Taking

Your customers can now donate at your Point of Sale terminals.

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Email Receipts

You can make your emails more attractive and turn your digital receipts into a powerful customer engagement tool.

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New Customer Portal

We are pleased to announce the introduction of Autotask - our new Web Based Customer Portal.

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October 2019 Newsletter

inHarmony October 2019

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Buy Now - Pay Later!

Openpay, Afterpay, Zippay and Laybuy have now been successfully implemented at several of our clients stores.

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NZ GST Changes

The NZ Government passed into law new goods and services tax (GST) rules that apply from 1 December 2019.

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Web Order Management

The Ship from Store model is an innovative way for retailers to respond to the changing delivery landscape by making use of their store network.

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Laybuy

We are pleased to announce that the Laybuy service has now been seamlessly integrated into our WinPOS software, providing your customers with greater payment flexibility.

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Auto GL Transfers

We are pleased to introduce automated General Ledger transfers in Harmony!

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Gift Voucher Expiry

All Gift Vouchers purchased in NSW must have at least 36 months before they expire.

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Single Touch Payroll

FBS has joined forces with Ozedi to ensure that we are STP ready by 1st July 2018.

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Harmony Visual Rostering

It is easy to be deceived by the simplicity of the HVR module.

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Acquisition of FBS

The Management team of Future Business Systems Pty Ltd. is extremely pleased to announce the acquisition by Markinson Technologies and its parent company Constellation Software.

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Summer 2014 Newsletter

2014 promises to be an exciting year for Future Business Systems. Our development teams are working on a number of exciting projects and we have several major releases planned for the year ahead. These include, the 14A version of Harmony Back-office, version 4 of Staff Rostering and version 7 of...

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Spring 2013 Newsletter

The soothsayers continue to predict challenging times ahead for Australian retailers. We have a flat-lining local economy coupled with an uncertain global economy. Several high profile and long established retailers have faltered in the past two years. Deloitte's in a recent whitepaper on "Global Retailing" pointed to a number of early warning signs that cause underperformance... 

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Winter 2013 Newsletter

Are you in the business of being social? What mechanisms do you use to engage with customers and staff? Our feature article this month discusses the benefits of engaging with customers and staff in a broader social arena by utilizing any number of social tools available today. It also warns us about the risk of creating an engagement gap if you choose the wrong approach....

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Autumn 2013 Newsletter

It is alleged that in 1943, Thomas Watson the chairman of IBM boldly claimed "I think there is a world market for maybe five computers". I personally own four so I'm curious who owns the fifth. Today, we can laugh about how wildly incorrect that seventy year old prognostication turned out to be,... read more
 

Summer 2013 Newsletter

As a parent with adolescent children I'm constantly reminded of the marketing juggernauts that drive the fashion, sports and entertainment industries. On a recent trip to America I was dragged into an Abercrombie & Fitch retail store. Abercrombie & Fitch is synonymous with casualwear and... read more
 

Spring 2012 Newsletter

Hope Springs Eternal It's hard not to be impressed by Zappos' business success. Founded in 1999, the online shoe retailer has grown to become a great business success story. In less than ten years they reached one billion dollars in gross merchandise sales. Tony...

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Winter 2012 Newsletter

Rust Never Sleeps I was intrigued to discover I actually have over ten loyalty cards in my possession. Only one is in my wallet the others are on my desk, in my office, the glove box of my car, my bedside table and at least one I use as a bookmark. Ever since Tesco...

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Autumn 2012 Newsletter

inHARMONY The Autumn Edition 2012

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Summer 2011 Newsletter

We're back bigger and better. After a hiatus of more than twelve months, FBS has relaunched its newsletter with a new resurgence and vitality. The newsletter will be released quarterly in line with the four seasons of the year. Commencing with Summer 2011, this...

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