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About Runit

Since 1992, Runit Systems has worked hand-in-hand with specialty retailers, first in New York city, and ultimately around the world, to develop and deliver the industry’s fastest, most effective and easy-to-use point-of-sale system. Through many evolutions and more than two decades of learning from our merchant users, we continue to deliver a fully integrated retail management system specifically for the independent specialty retailer, whether a single store or sixty. What’s more, Runit’s RealTime Cloud POS gives you access to the latest advances in technology on a surprisingly affordable subscription basis, so you don’t have to choose between managing your business and making your budget.

 

An early pioneer in cloud POS for specialty retailers, we continue to innovate today.

 

We were the first in the industry to see the potential of Windows-based point-of-sale software. In 1995, we introduced the touchscreen interface to the specialty retail industry with the release of the Microsoft Windows-based Runit Retail Software Suite.

 

In January 2001, we took that end-user-friendly approach a step further with the launch of the first hosted POS for specialty retailers — Runit RealTime. Once again, we charted a course that many in retail technology have now followed, by facilitating centrally-managed data and operations in real-time. Our innovations have allowed independent retailers to reap the rewards of a simple, cost-effective and comprehensive retail system minus traditional upfront investments in software and hardware, as well as maintenance and staffing costs.

 

Back in 2001, we were only getting started. With our 2013 introductions of full-featured iPad and iPod POS options, and power-packed, gorgeous eReceipts like no other, the creative juices continue to flow. Stay tuned for more exciting developments.

 

Runit RealTime lets you, the retailer, conduct and control your business from anywhere, so you can make immediate and impactful decisions.

 

The flexibility afforded the specialty retailer by Runit knows no limits. For example, the days of lugging an entire register to an event, or settling for a calculator and a cash-box are over. Many of our sports merchants, for example, regularly bring Runit RealTime to the sporting events they attend, selling from a laptop, iPad or iPod, as if they are back at the stores. Their records and inventory are kept up-to-date, even though they or their staff may be far from home. And, since Runit RealTime does not place complex hardware requirements on the user, it’s easy to run Runit on hardware you already own.

 

No commitment required, yet 95%+ merchant retention over 5+ years

 

Having blazed a trail in the “cloud” since 2001, Runit RealTime has become a leading provider of hosted POS to specialty retailers, with more than 5000 retailers globally running their business in the security of the Runit Cloud each day.

 

Step up to the Runit Cloud, and benefit from the wisdom and ever-expanding knowledge base built from supporting merchants throughout the United States (including Hawaii), Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Australia.

 

From our headquarters in the heart of New York City’s Fashion District, our staffs of Sales, Support, Configuration, Development and Operations professionals are ready to help you every step of the way.

Leadership

Daniel Solomons

CEO

Daniel Solomons, CEO

Like most people who grew up in a retail family, Daniel has early memories of helping during vacations in his parents’ gift stores, whether behind the registers, in the warehouse, wrapping gifts at the holidays and generally making sure customers were happy. Those memories, in addition to countless dinner-time conversations, provided a powerful education in the realities and challenges of succeeding in retail. Graduating in 1991 from the University of California at Riverside with a dual Political Science and Business degree, Daniel became a serial entrepreneur from a young age.

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Robert Marcus

President

Robert Marcus, President

As a teenager, a number of years before co-founding Runit, Robert was afforded an intimate view of the needs of size-based retailers when he began assisting in his father’s Fila wholesaling business.In 1992, a year before graduating from Rutgers with a degree in Industrial Engineering, Robert established, with a friend, the company that would become Runit Systems, and began creating a DOS-based POS geared specifically to the needs of Shoe, Apparel and Sports retailers.

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Orren Grushkin

Head of Development

Orren Grushkin, Head of Development

A 15+ year veteran of Runit, with over 20 years of client facing IT experience, Orren brings a wealth of knowledge to his role as Head of Development, having worked on an array of complex and diverse projects.Orren graduated in 1992 from Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelor’s of Science, double majoring in Industrial Management and Information & Decision Systems. From 1992 to 1994 he worked as a consultant for Computer Sciences Corporation Consulting, where he worked with Sanofi-Winthrop on the development of their Hospital Incentive System.

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Steve Treiber

Director of Client Services

Steve Treiber, Director of Client Services

Steve brings more than 25 years of experience within the areas of technology and retail management from single store to enterprise level software solutions. As Director, he leads the implementation, project management, training, and consulting for Runit. Steve’s expertise in the areas of business analysis and project management was gained through his direct role in software implementation, as well as his day to day involvement with Runit’s development, sales and support teams.

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Our Partners

Become A Partner

Join our team of partners. Deliver to your customers the most comprehensive, full-featured, turnkey retail software package on the market. At Runit, we take this word very seriously. Partnership means that we will do everything in our power to help our business partners achieve optimal success. Our real time system offers the best price-to-performance value in the retail industry. We offer your clients benefits from an integrated solution that is fully customizable to fit their needs for the long haul. To help you get started on the way to a prosperous relationship with Run It Real Time, please contact us via email or phone.

Integrate Your System With Ours

Runit’s development team would be happy to negotiate plans for integrating your systems with ours. Contact us by phone or email to discuss integration opportunities.