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POS + Shop Management System
                                                                                                                              A partial list of QuickFlora features:

                                                                                                                              •   Automated enclosure card printing for sales people that saves time and looks professional.
                                                                                                                              •   Automated routing and mapping for dispatch managers to speed up deliveries.
 Running a flower shop is a tough business these days. Finding software that runs it well is even tougher.                    •   Automated trip sheet printing for drivers to increase efficiency.
 Finding software that fits within your budget that addresses all your needs is nearly impossible. We like to                 •   Automated credit card batch processing to increase cash flow and fraud screening features.
 say QuickFlora is the “quickest way to floral profits”.                                                                      •   Completely integrated A/R system so you collect your money as fast as possible.
                                                                                                                              •   Integrated emails, reminders, customer profiles and postcard printing, to ensure customer loyalty.
 QuickFlora, the new shop management point-of-sale system designed by Sunflower Technologies, was built to                    •   Integrated website information so your latest specials and inventory levels are on your site in real time.
 address the growing need by professional florists for a totally integrated shop management system. A complete system         •   Internal system messages to inform staff of specials, needed information and a whole lot more ...
 built on the latest technology that lowers your costs and increases your sales - “One system-No limits”. Developed by
 an independent company, there are no membership fees required to use QuickFlora and no mandatory credit card                 How much does this technology cost? A lot less than you think. QuickFlora was built using the latest Microsoft
 programs. We encourage you to bring your own credit card processor. You can even use your own PC’s.                          Windows-based technology and that means significant savings over other major systems. Other systems can cost
                                                                                                                              anywhere from $5,000, $10,000, even $20,000 these days just to get started. From as little as $99 a month, your shop
 Best of all, there are no massive up-front payments. You pay as you go, as you grow. There is no software to buy or          can use the latest technology to run your shop as professionally as many of the best floral retailers in the country. In
 finance, and no overpriced proprietary hardware to buy.                                                                      fact, even better in most cases. QuickFlora proves that you don’t have to spend a fortune to be competitive.

 QuickFlora can be used to process over 100,000 orders a month for large shops or for smaller shops that run just one         Don’t believe us? Sign up for a free 30-day trial. What have you got to lose? We are sure you will agree with us that
 terminal. The average QuickFlora user has four terminals and processes 30 deliveries a day.                                  QuickFlora is the best value in terms of floral shop management systems out there.

 What makes a great florist shop management system? Total integration. Every detail from a flower order needs to be
 shared with every other part of your shop that needs information - at the right time and in real-time in order to properly
 handle a flower order. We call this “One system-No limits”. What does this mean? A shop using a full blown manage-
                                                                                                                              QuickFlora Modules
 ment system uses its flower order data in every segment of its business, every day. Using the latest technology
 maximizes sales and reduces costs. One that doesn’t must manually use its floral order data - which is laborious and
 time consuming. The difference is like night and day.                                                                               ORD E R E N TRY/POS                                                                                  INVENTORY

                                                                            From just $99 a month ...                                WE B S ITE /E C OM M E RC E                                                           SPECI AL EVENT S MANAG ER

                                                                            No software to buy or license                            A/R, A/P, GL, PAYROLL                                                                           EMAI L MANAG ER

                                                                            Avoid the $10k+ expense of other systems
                                                                                                                                     D E LIV E RY TRAC KIN G                                                                   MARK ET I NG MANAG ER
                                                                            Free 30-day online trial
                                                                            Lower your monthly operating costs
                                                                                                                                     IN- S TORE C ALE N D AR                                                                      WEDDING MANAGER
                                                                            Increase your monthly sales
                                                                            No membership fees or dues                               RE PORTS M AN AGE R                                                                       ORDER TRANSMISSION
                                                                            No mandatory credit card programs
                                                                            No use of proprietary hardware                           D E LIV E RY M ANAGE R                                                                      DROPSHI P MANAG ER

                                                                                                                              One S stem, No Limits •
                                                                            Totally integrated eCommerce/website
                                                                            Complete accounting integration                                                                      Break free from other traditional and out-dated point-of-sale systems.
       Who are QuickFlora users?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Retail Florist
                                                   Many have never used POS systems before. Many have expensive wire                                                                                                                                              ASSOCIATION
                                                   service systems that are outdated. Many have systems that hold their
                                                   credit cards hostage and continually increase fees. Many just want an
                                                   independent solution to manage their shop with no strings attached.
 from                                              Many want to run their shop with the latest technology, not 1980’s
per terminal
                                                   technology. Many want the ability to write their own updates.                 QuickFlora Key Benefits + Features
                                                   How will QuickFlora be different for existing POS wire service users?
                                                   Your monthly cost will be half to one third of what you pay now. No                                    Unlike many older systems which are UNIX-                                      QuickFlora is the floral industry’s first Windows
                                                   mandatory hardware to buy, no mandatory training fees, no credit card                                  based, QuickFlora is fully Windows compatible                                  internet-based POS system. With QuickFlora
                                                                                                                                                          meaning you can use it with a mouse. This                                      there is no need to buy an expensive server.
                                                   program, no escalating membership and technology fees and no contract                                  provides a system that employees are already                                   Never any need to run updates. No need to do
                                                   to sign. And, for those flower shops that are concerned about getting                                  familiar with and reduces training time. Any                                   tape backups. This frees up your time to focus
                                                                                                                                                          existing PC with a browser can be used.                                        on running your flower business, not a server.
                                                   stuck in “Point-of-Sale Jail”, we even offer the source code.                    Windows-Based                                                                No Server Necessary
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       This is what QuickFlora is all about. So, before you drop $10,000+ for a “new” system, try QuickFlora. Place your
       $10,000 in the bank and test drive QuickFlora free for 30 days. We’re confident that there is not better value for your
                                                                                                                                                          Many vendors ask you to pay $10,000 to
       dollar than QuickFlora. If you’re not happy, you didn’t lose a thing, you only gained some interest on your money.                                 $20,000 upfront and lock you in for years.                                     management system on the market today. The
                                                                                                                                                          QuickFlora has a low monthly fee and no long                                   Microsoft Windows-based interface is already
                                                                                                                                                          term contract. We work to earn your business                                   familiar to millions of people. If you use email
                                                                                                                                                          each and every month. You can walk away at                                     or surf the internet, you will be able to use

       Built on the Latest Technology                                                                                             No Software to Buy
                                                                                                                                                          any time and we don’t hold your data hostage.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Easy to Use
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         QuickFlora immediately with very little training.


       Our QuickFlora system is a full Dot Net Managed Code ERP & Accounting System,
       using Multi-Tiered Web Services Based Dot Net 2.0 Architecture, for both the VB Dot                                                                QuickFlora was designed with a full double                                     No more scratchy handwritten contracts that
       Net and ASP Dot Net platforms. It is implemented using all of the new, advanced                                                                    entry accounting system that integrates A/R,                                   look like they’ve been eaten by your dog. The
                                                                                                                                                          A/P, GL, Payroll and full GAAP financial                                       Sunflower Online Wedding Planner is a new
       features of Visual Studio 2005 and SQL Server 2005/2008 or SQL Server Express                                                                      reports. Accountants will love the internal                                    feature that allows your prospective brides to
       2005, including the use of master pages, themes, and xml form definitions. You are                                                                 controls, remote access and audit capabilities,                                input all their choices and selections online,
                                                                                                                                                          as well as built-in multi-company capabilities.                                save it, update it, or submit it for final approval.
       able to access QuickFlora either locally or remotely, using either the Desktop                                            Accounting Integration                                                           Wedding Planner

       Interface or the Internet interface because they are fully interchangeable.                                                                                                                           3                                                                                  9

                                                                                                                                                          The QuickFlora development team has used
       Multi-Location and Highly Scalable                                                                                                                 existing POS systems for over 20 years. We
                                                                                                                                                          know what we needed in a new system and we
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Don’t be pressured into changing a processor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         that you may already have a great relationship
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         with. QuickFlora is Verisign PayFlow Pro
                                                                                                                                                          built it. Powerful, low cost, never out of date                                compatible, but we can write any processor
                                                                                                                                                          and fully independent is what we built. We built                               interface that works for you. It is also fully
       QuickFlora contains many major enterprise-                                 QuickFlora takes advantage of the new                                   it with the retail florist in mind.                                            PayPal compatible as a bonus.
                                                                                                                                  Designed by Florists                                                           Credit Card Freedom
       level features that are necessary for running                              Visual Studio 2005 and SQL Server                                                                                          4                                                                                  10
       large complex organizations. The system                                    2005/2008 features including master
       supports an unlimited amount of companies,                                 pages, code integration into the CLR and
       an unlimited amount of divisions within each                               easier to program web services. QuickFlora                              QuickFlora is fully integrated with Sunflower                                  QuickFlora was built on the latest Microsoft
       company, an unlimited amount of depart-                                    is designed using Multi-Tier Dot Net                                    websites - the most advanced websites in the                                   .net 2.0 platform. It runs on SQL Server
                                                                                                                                                          floral industry. We can also write an interface                                2005/2008 and is Visual Studio 2005 compat-
       ments within each division and each with an                                Architecture, which means that all of the                               for any other third party website on request.                                  ible. This provides a platform for the future that
       unlimited amount of users.                                                 different program functions are separated                               Order transmission capability is also included                                 will never go out-of-date. This allows you to
                                                                                                                                                          for an additional fee.                                                         work with a wide pool of .net developers.
                                                                                  into tiers, and each of these separate tiers    Integrated Website                                                              Lastest Technology
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       Each division also supports an unlimited                                   of the system can be run on a different
       amount of departments. Each Company /                                      server or on a group of different servers
       Division / Department within the system is                                 for performance and scalability.
                                                                                                                                                          QuickFlora was built from day one to handle                                    QuickFlora is the only system in the floral
       its own business entity with the ability to                                                                                                        multiple locations. In addition you can break                                  industry that makes the source code available
       manage their own general ledger. It’s perfect                              The system also has multiple presentation                               out separate financials for each location.                                     to large users. This provides you with the
                                                                                                                                                          Shops can even use different names at each                                     security that you will never again be held
       for high-volume, multi-store operations that                               layers implemented in different languages                               location, but still share the same customer                                    hostage from your vendor. Your IT staff can
       want to specifically configure their own                                   and each communicating to the database                                  database across all stores.                                                    easily write modifications to the application.
                                                                                                                                 Multi-Location/Divison                                                          Source Code Available
       accounting as they see fit.                                                engine through the business logic layer.                                                                                   6                                                                                  12

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