Johannesburg, South Africa (November 1, 2018) — CitiXsys and EasyBiz Technologies forge a partnership to deliver a solution for retailers that improves operational efficiencies and provides greater insight into business performance. SMB merchants now have access to a complete retail management platform that integrates operational functions from back-office, to customer touch points.


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EasyBiz Technologies, the authorised local partner to Intuit QuickBooks Desktop, has forged a relationship with CitiXsys, developer of iVend Retail, to provide SMB retailers with a comprehensive, omnichannel solution that automates data sharing between accounting, point of sale (POS), and store systems to eliminate time-consuming data tasks. As a result of time saved, retailers can apply more focus on providing exceptional customer experiences.

With data shared between QuickBooks Desktop and iVend Retail, retailers gain deeper insights into their business health and customers and are not required to enter the same data into two platforms.

iVend Retail integrates with QuickBooks via open API, enabling retailers to manage finances and inventory centrally across their entire enterprise. The system even enables individual stores to continue transacting if the connection to the head office is unavailable. QuickBooks Desktop data, including customer credit limits, account information, payment methods, tax rules and percentages, as well as currencies, provides merchants with a complete picture of operations when analyzed and is the perfect accounting tool for existing iVend Retail customers looking for effective support. It provides step-by-step instructions for day-to-day tasks, such as creating invoices and recording expenses, so merchants can implement it quickly — and no accounting experience in necessary to do so.

“An end-to-end omnichannel platform is vital for collecting and analyzing data, delivering engaging customer experiences, and operating efficiently,” said Jan Jansen van Vuuren Channel Sales Director of Sub-Sahara Africa at CitiXsys. “Our partnership with EasyBiz to offer QuickBooks integration with iVend Retail gives retailers the solution they need.”

A point of sale system that integrates with QuickBooks is something that our retail customers have been asking for. We conducted an extensive search for the best solution to answer their call. A partnership with CitiXsys was a no brainer, their omnichannel retail management solution, iVend Retail,gives even the smallest retail store greater control with an integrated retail platform that automates inventory, sales, customer and financial data. The days of tedious manual data entry are now a thing of the past,”said Gary Epstein, Managing Director at EasyBiz Technologies.

About iVend Retail

iVend Retail is an integrated Omnichannel retail management solution by CitiXsys that helps retailers to optimize business operations to gain more time to focus on what really matters – cultivating customer engagement and capitalizing on retail trends. iVend Retail is the chosen retail management platform for thousands of retailers in over 85 countries. Our high quality and cost-effective integrated retail solutions help retailers increase revenue, build customer loyalty, reach new customers and lower their operating costs. For more information about iVend Retail, visit or email us at

About EasyBiz Technologies

Since 2004, EasyBiz (Pty) Ltd has been the exclusive South and Sub-Saharan African distributor for the world’s leading cloud accounting solutions provider, Intuit QuickBooks.

Offering a range of products to fulfil the bookkeeping and accounting needs of start-ups and small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), EasyBiz recorded having more than 50,000 businesses utilising the quick-to-learn, quick-to-use QuickBooks Desktop solution in 2018.

With more than 5.6 million users worldwide, QuickBooks is the #1 accounting software in the world. Not only can it be up and running in just a matter of minutes, it also automates painful accounting tasks and enables small businesses to generate reports, monitor budgets and keep on top of their finances without needing to fill in endless spreadsheets or deal with complicated calculations.

In response to the growing global demand for more online solutions, in addition to QuickBooks Desktop offering, EasyBiz offers QuickBooks Online software with options tailored to the needs of businesses of different shapes and sizes. QuickBooks Online Accountant (QBOA) – a solution that offers accountants innovative tools to simplify tasks while ensuring greater control – was also recently launched in South Africa in February 2018.

The EasyBiz Johannesburg-based head office provides local QuickBooks customers with access to business advisors and software experts, telephone, email and on-site support, as well as installation services and ongoing training courses and seminars.

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