Customer Feedback & Knowledge Base for Ascend RMS

Ascend is a retail management solutions company aimed at helping independent retailers grow their business. Operating in five countries across the globe, Ascend provides a wide variety of features, services, and the best support in the business. 

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Knowledge Base

  1. Common Issues 

    1. Handling vendor/supplier price changes
    2. My inventory scanner isn't connecting to Windows Mobile Device Center
    3. I can't log in to Ascend
    4. I forgot my username or password for Ascend Analytics
    5. All about the Ascend User permissions
  2. FAQs 

    1. Handling internet outages or connection issues
    2. Where can I find more help?
    3. What is Emergency Support? How do I access it?
    4. Get a Support Tech connected to my computer
    5. Ascend HQ FAQs
  3. Hardware 

    1. Minimum hardware requirements for Ascend
    2. Install a new workstation
    3. Install the receipt printer
    4. Install the label printer
    5. Install the (Ingenico) payment terminal
  4. Integration 

    1. Submit an idea for an improvement to the software
    2. Create an Ascend University account
    3. Process Trek warranties
    4. Display my product availability on
    5. Accounting for bikes bought on in Ascend (Click & Collect)
  5. Inventory 

    1. Use the Category Mapper
    2. Prepare for a full-store physical inventory
    3. User permissions for a cycle count or full-store inventory
    4. Set up an Inventory Center Event
    5. Configure the Unitech EA500 Plus inventory scanner
  6. Product Recalls 

    1. Handling the 2019 Trek Super Commuter+ 8S Recall
    2. Handling the 2019 Trek Kickster Recall
  7. Reporting 

    1. Access Ascend HQ
    2. Ascend HQ Analytics Metrics
    3. Learn the Ascend Analytics metrics
    4. Run a custom query
    5. Find my "top" customers
  8. Sales 

    1. Run a sales transaction
    2. Complete a return
    3. Create a layaway
    4. Create a quote
    5. Add a customer
  9. Services 

    1. Warranty an item
    2. Set up my service center’s availability for scheduling
    3. Manage Work Order Spaces in Ascend
    4. Manage Work Order statuses
    5. Configure the default work order preferences
  10. Troubleshooting 

    1. My nightly database backups are failing
    2. Ascend can't connect to my payment processing device
    3. The touch screen isn't working on my payment terminal
    4. Process payments during an internet outage
    5. The cash drawer isn't opening
  11. Users & Permissions 

    1. Add a new user
    2. Handling seasonal employees (who may come back next year)
    3. I forgot my password for Ascend
    4. I forgot my user name or password for Ascend Online Reports
    5. All about the employee Time Clock
  12. Vendor Promotions 

    1. Trek Connect Retail Marketing (TCRM) post-purchase emails
    2. Trek Connect Retail Marketing (TCRM) 2019 Places for Bikes (People for Bikes) campaign
    3. Trek Connect Retail Marketing (TCRM) 2019 Black Friday Sale
    4. Trek Connect Retail Marketing (TCRM) 2019 Boxing Day Sale
    5. Trek Connect Retail Marketing (TCRM) 2020 Project One promotion
  13. Version Updates 

    1. Install an Ascend update
    2. Release Notes (General Release)
    3. Release Notes (Early Release)
    4. Release Notes (Beta)
    5. Why does my client PC(s) prompt me to update even after my server PC has been updated?
  14. Artículos en Español 

    1. ¿Cómo vender un vale-regalo?
    2. ¿Cómo puedo recibir asistencia remota?
    3. ¿Cómo dar de alta un nuevo usuario?
    4. ¿Cómo ejecuto una transacción de venta?
    5. ¿Cómo crear un pedido de proveedor?
  15. Articles en Français 

    1. Comment ajouter un client?
    2. Comment exécuter une transaction de vente?
    3. Comment vendre un bon d’achat?
    4. Comment ajouter un nouvel utilisateur?
    5. Comment créer une commande fournisseur?
  16. All articles 

    1. Install an Ascend update
    2. Use the Category Mapper
    3. My nightly database backups are failing
    4. Submit an idea for an improvement to the software
    5. Trek Connect Retail Marketing (TCRM) post-purchase emails
    214 articles 

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