Retail Industry Success Stories

Retail Dynamics GP

Case studies of how Paragon Software Solutions improved business processes in retail industry


Retail – Pharmaceuticals

Paragon Software, 25-year Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Provides Exemplary Services of Accounting Functions for Eaton Apothecary


Paragon Software Solutions, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, has been Eaton Apothecary’s vendor of choice for the last 25 years, a remarkable testament to the exemplary service and value provided by Paragon.

Mark Forbush, president of Paragon Software Solutions, explains their winning formula. “’Where Service Comes First’ is our tagline, but it is much more than that. It is a way of life at Paragon. Our number one goal is to have a happy customer, keep them current with the software, and provide incremental improvements.”

Retail – Jewelry

Long’s Jewelers Finds a Gem with Paragon’s Implementation of Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains)

Future merchandising system did not support General Ledger or Accounts Payable. Microsoft® Dynamics GP Standard was selected to fill this void and improve data access and reporting capabilities.

After reviewing three different financial packages, Paragon Software Solutions was selected to implement the Microsoft® Dynamics GP Standard solution. As part of their work, Paragon provided the following services:

  • Comprehensive Needs Analysis
  • SQL Setup
  • Microsoft® Dynamics Installation and Setup
  • Microsoft® Dynamics Customization
  • Implemented a “PLAY” environment for learning and testing
  • Installed Software on End-User Desktops
  • Integrated Third Party Modules
  • Conducted End-User Training
  • Continues to Provide Ongoing Consulting and Support

From a product point of view, Long’s Jewelers selected the Microsoft® Dynamics GP Standard solution that included these integrated software modules:

  • General Ledger with FRX
  • Payables Management
  • Integration Manager – Financials
  • Integration with Microsoft® Office