Custom Business Solutions Signs Truno As Newest NorthStar Point of Sale Dealer

(RetailNOW, Nashville TN  – Booth 108) Aug. 1, 2018 – Custom Business Solutions (CBS), a leading hospitality technology software developer and service provider, today announces it has contracted with TRUNO, a retail technology solutions provider, to become its newest NorthStar point of sale system reseller.  TRUNO will add NorthStar to its portfolio of technology solutions to help restaurant and hospitality clients leverage best-in-class management systems for point of sale, kitchen operations, security, and labor productivity.

“As we see more grocery retailers evolving their customer experience, in-store restaurants are increasingly becoming a part of the conversation”, Anthony Presley, Chief Products Officer of TRUNO, observes. “CBS’ NorthStar system is the best in class solution in providing a variety of point of sale formats, including self-service kiosk, for the grocery restaurant and kitchen. Through our work in integrating NorthStar, orders and items can flow through the POS System, affording retailers a simplified accounting process. ”

“TRUNO is an ideal partner to represent NorthStar in the hospitality industry, and we are honored for NorthStar to be added to their portfolio of world-class technology solutions,” said Jeremy Julian, COO of Custom Business Solutions.

Developed seven years ago and now employed by numerous companies across the retail, hospitality and the travel industries, NorthStar is CBS’s signature cloud-based software point of sale (POS) solution that offers five ways for hospitality businesses to manage and process orders. NorthStar’s omnichannel system includes options for ordering including staff-facing, guest ordering, kiosk for self-service and pre-ordering, online and mobile. NorthStar is the only tablet software technology that delivers and integrates multiple ordering modes.

Northstar is the industry’s most efficient fully integrated system for place orders while managing security, improving speed of service and enhancing the guest experience, all managed from the cloud.

For more than 40 years, TRUNO has helped companies identify and install the technology they need to navigate the competitive retail industry. The company offers robust integrated solutions for security, stability and success in the retail industry.

TRUNO will focus on offering NorthStar to their appropriate in-grocery food and beverage customers across the country.


About Truno, Retail Technology Solutions
TRUNO is the national leader in integrated retail technology solutions.  With 40 years of experience and innovation, 8,000+ customer sites, unmatched customer service, and a best-in-class product portfolio, TRUNO provides secure, stable and integrated technology solutions empowering businesses of any size to succeed in an ever-changing, competitive environment.

TRUNO’s expertly vetted product portfolio includes solutions in point of sale, margin management, productivity, digital commerce, and risk management.  With complete integration into sales data and operations, TRUNO delivers end-to-end technology solutions that can be crafted to meet the unique needs of each retailer. For more information, visit


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 experiences. 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. For more information, visit

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Speedy Order Processing

Experience seamless transactions with an interface crafted for speed. With NorthStar POS, minimal taps translate to quicker turnarounds.

Mobile POS Capabilities

Equip staff with mobile devices to take orders directly from customers in line or even before they reach the counter, speeding up the entire process.

Integrated Online Ordering

Allows customers to see the order being inputted, which can reduce errors and increase transparency.

Customization and Modifiers

Embrace the essence of fast-casual with our intuitive customization feature. From salads to sandwiches, NorthStar POS accommodates detailed modifiers with ease, ensuring the kitchen gets the right message every time.

Digital Menu Boards Integration

Easily update and synchronize your digital menu displays directly from NorthStar. This allows for dynamic pricing, highlighting specials, or featuring limited-time offers without the need for separate systems.

Integrated Upselling Suggestions

Based on the items selected by the guests, NorthStar can provide servers with real-time suggestions for upselling complementary dishes, drinks, or desserts. This not only boosts sales but can also enhance the overall dining experience for guests.

Allergy and Dietary Restrictions

Accommodate allergy and dietary preference by enabling servers to assign orders by seat numbers.

Contactless Payment Options

In the evolving landscape of dining, offering contactless payments — such as tap-and-go cards, digital wallets, or QR code payments — can enhance the checkout experience by offering speed and safety.

Drive-Thru Management

For QSRs with drive-thru service, specialized features can streamline the ordering process, enhance communication between NorthStar and kitchen, and track drive-thru-specific metrics.