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Michael Crouse Joins Custom Business Solutions as Director of Channel Sales for its Growing Compass Reseller Network

January 25, 2018
Michael Crouse CBS reseller channel

(IRVINE, CA) Jan. 25, 2018 – Custom Business Solutions (CBS), developers of NorthStar, the restaurant industry’s first iPad-based cloud Point of Sale System, today announces that Michael Crouse has joined the company as director of channel sales. Crouse will be responsible for the continued development, management and expansion of the CBS Compass Dealer Network, which was developed to fulfill the
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Custom Business Solutions Selected by BJ’s Restaurants As 2017 Supplier of the Year

November 10, 2017
BJ's Brewhouse supplier of the year

CBS Continues 16-Year Relationship, Helps BJ’s Deploy Tablets for Increased Ordering Efficiency and Faster Service (IRVINE, CA) Nov. 9, 2017 — BJ’s Restaurants Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI), home of deep-dish pizza, award winning craft beer and the world famous Pizookie® dessert, has named Custom Business Solutions (CBS) the company’s 2017 Supplier of the Year. CBS has been BJ’s Restaurants technology partner for 16
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Custom Business Solutions’ COO Jeremy Julian Named to Channel Executive Magazine Advisory Board

October 10, 2017

Channel Executive magazine (CEM) helps VAR, MSP, ISO, and integrator executives advance their businesses. CEM has elected Jeremy Julian, Chief Operating Officer of Custom Business Solutions (CBS), to the magazines’s Advisory Board. Jeremy Julian has more than 20 years of experience in business management, values and standards. He is ready to showcase his knowledge of best business practices to the
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Custom Business Solutions’ COO Jeremy Julian Named to Retail Solutions Providers Association Board of Directors

October 4, 2017

The Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA), the only trade association dedicated to the Point of Sale technology ecosystem, announces the election of Jeremy Julian, Chief Operating Officer of Custom Business Solutions (CBS), to the organization’s Board of Directors. Chosen by his industry peers, Julian has more than 20 years of experience in a variety of different avenues the POS industry,
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Six Years and Millions of Customized Meals Later

September 15, 2017
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Using an Integrated Point-of-Sale System by Custom Business Solutions, STACKED:Food Well Built Has Paved The Way for Tablet Ordering  (Anaheim, CA) (Restaurant News Release) FSTEC – Custom Business Solutions Booth#408 (Sept. 14, 2017) – Six years after the first STACKED:Food Well Built restaurant opened in Torrance, the technology driving its customizable meals and welcoming hospitality has shown to be a game
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AfterWords Partners with Custom Business Solutions to Officially Debut New Customer Engagement Software at National Restaurant Association Show

May 19, 2017
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AfterWords announced today that it is partnering with Custom Business Solutions to officially debut its new Intelligent Customer Engagement software at the upcoming National Restaurant Association show in Chicago. AfterWords helps service driven companies gain a complete picture of their customers’ perceptions through multi-dimensional surveys that track transactions, loyalty, and the guest experience. The new software leverages data to improve
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CBS’ NorthStar POS Adds Integration to Ctuit Software’s Restaurant Management Platform

February 6, 2017
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Custom Business Solutions (CBS), developers of an iPad-based cloud Point of Sale System for restaurants, announced integration with Ctuit Software’s restaurant management platforms. Operators using NorthStar can now tap into the labor, sales and menu mix data available through Ctuit’s tools to better manage their business. First developed for the restaurant industry nearly six years ago, NorthStar Order Entry provides
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Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’ New Port of Call Installs NorthStar POS

December 5, 2016
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Custom Business Solutions (CBS), developers of an iPad-based Point of Sale System for the hospitality industry, announced the installation of its NorthStar point-of-sale system on Harvest Caye, the Belize island resort-style port of call for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd, parent company of Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. NorthStar will be used for guest, server and
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Cover Story: Earn Mobile POS Profits With A Startup VAR Mentality

August 18, 2016
Business Solutions Magazine Cover

This hospitality VAR-turned-ISV (independent software vendor) is finding new double-digit revenue growth after developing its own cloud-based mobile POS (point of sale) solution. Just a few minutes into a conversation with Art Julian, founder and CEO of CBS (Custom Business Solutions) NorthStar, and it becomes obvious that this isn’t your average hospitality POS VAR. When asked to describe his business,
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  • Custom Business Solutions Names Ann Tran as Director of Client Services

    (IRVINE, CA) 8.23.2019 – Custom Business Solutions (CBS), developers of NorthStar POS, the restaurant industry’s first iPad-based cloud point-of-sale system, announces today that Ann Tran has been promoted to the role of Director of Client Services.

    Ann joined Custom Business Solutions six years ago and has advanced in the company, assuming positions of increasing responsibility. Most recently, she served as Implementation Services Manager with responsibility for project management, production/staging, database management and training. The implementation team serves clients nationwide as well as internationally through CBS’s engagement with clients in the cruise line industry. “Ann has consistently delivered world-class service to our clients on many projects over the years. Her leadership will continue to help CBS to achieve our objective of being the best partner to our clients in the restaurant technology industry. We are excited about her new role at CBS,” said Jeremy Julian, Chief Operating Officer of Custom Business Solutions. As Director of Client Services, Ann will be responsible for implementation, support services, central repair and field services. Her extensive restaurant and business experience will play a key role in continuing to provide excellent service delivery to clients.   About Custom Business Solutions Since 1994, the advanced software solutions offered by Custom Business Solutions have helped numerous hospitality professionals to operate their businesses more profitably. Restaurant operators and their guests have benefited from CBS’s NorthStar suite of products that enhance the dining experience. CBS also offers a range of support services such as after-hours help desk capabilities. Custom Business Solutions, Inc. is headquartered in Irvine, CA, with offices throughout the western United States.
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