March 7, 2024

LOC Software Unveils ThriVersA: Empowering Retailers to Thrive in a Dynamic Marketplace


Competitive Merchants Are Optimizing Retail Performance With the Industry’s Most Flexible, Configurable Cloud-based Point of Sale and Back-Office Software.

Laval, QC – March 7, 2024 – LOC Software, with a trusted history spanning 35 years in the retail technology industry, continues its tradition of innovation and excellence with the launch of ThriVersA, the latest evolution of its back-office and point of sale (POS) solutions.

ThriVersA represents a new chapter in LOC Software’s journey, building on the solid foundation in LOC’s previous generation product, Store Management Suite (SMS). The name embodies LOC Software’s mission of “Optimizing Retail Performance ” by empowering retailers to Thrive through operational and IT management Versatility and strategically Applied technology.

With ThriVersA, grocery, natural food, convenience, pharmacy, and specialty retail stores access the features and functionality they depend on via the cloud. ThriVersA’s modular architecture allows retailers to choose the specific features they need to optimize their business processes. The platform is also designed to enable integrations with third-party applications to extend functionality of their IT systems by leveraging LOC Software’s long-term and growing network of partners. Browser-based ThriVersA is hardware and operating system agnostic, allowing retailers to run the same software on any device, ultimately providing retail management software without limits.

“The retail industry is changing rapidly in response to evolving consumer behaviors and technological advancements,” Stephan Mercier, LOC Software founder and CTO, points out. “LOC is committed to ensuring retailers can keep pace by providing all the tools they need at the point of sale and in the back office to operate competitively. An essential capability is complete control of data for meaningful reporting and deep insights into operations and consumer activity. Cloud-based ThriVersA allows retailers to access that data and manage their businesses anywhere.”

“LOC Software has taken a measured approach to the cloud” Gilles Lapierre, CEO of LOC Software says. “We listened to our customers, and aligned our strategy with their needs and their roadmap for digital transformation.”

“Rebranding our software suite gives us the opportunity to tie our trusted legacy product to our next-gen version,” says Lapierre. “Launching ThriVersA is a stepping stone to our next 35 years.”

LOC Software will unveil ThriVersA at The NGA show, March 10-12 in Las Vegas.

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About LOC Software

For more than three decades, LOC Software has been at the forefront of retail technology. LOC’s all-in-one solution gives high-volume, independent merchants the tools  to optimize retail performance. Its flagship modular software suite, ThriVersA, includes point of sale, back office, host, eCommerce, self-service, loyalty, and more, giving retailers the freedom to design the solution that supports their unique processes and workflows.