1981 - 1982

Tower Systems is born! Mark Fletcher develops an accounting system for Newsagents on his kitchen table. The system turns heads - it's the first of its kind. In 1982 Tower Systems hires its first employee.

1993 - 1994

We hire our first professional accountant, bringing amazing financial reporting to our software facilities. In 1994 our first Point of Sale system is released, giving retailers greater control.

1996

We purchase Forest Hill Newsagency to provide us with practical experience in Australian retail. All of our staff participate in relaunching and working within the store.

1997

The first EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) trials are conducted linking our software to external supplier systems and saving countless hours of paperwork for our customers.

1998 - 2000

We release our Point of Sale software for Windows OS while our competitors are still fully implanted in DOS. In 2000 we buy RED Software, another leading software supplier, and extend our customer base to jewellers and bike stores.

2001 - 2002

An exclusive alliance with Avanti Bikes is formed making our software the preferred product for all Avanti dealers in Australia & NZ. In 2002 our software support fees are cut by 15% to 25%.

2003

We purchase the third floor of a professional office block in Melbourne as our new HQ.

2004

We expand our development team to gear up for the release of new products for jewellers and gift shops. Three major software updates are released for each marketplace.

2005

We hire a creative team to handle design and execution of new marketing campaigns to and for independent retailers and introduce electronic voucher products into our POS software.

2006

Major software updates further expand our electronic voucher facilities, offering hundreds of new products for sale directly from the POS software.

2007

Support services are expanded to six days per week plus after hours. Tower Systems is the only company in several of its marketplaces providing this service to customers.

2008

Tower launches the Tower Training Academy to deliver up to 300 online workshops for newsagents, gift shop owners and jewellers. Web Ex is the delivery platform used right around Australia.

2009

Electronic voucher products are expanded to more than 200 products for Tower Systems POS registers. We also deliver more than 130 user meetings across Australia and move to a new office in Hawthorn.

2012

Tower Systems develops and begins selling specialist software packages to pet shops. The release of Windows 8 late in the year further enhances the existing Tower Systems tablet experience.

2013

Exciting new Discount Voucher functionality begins in-store testing and is released later in the year, revolutionising how thousands of stores use customer loyalty to drive sales.

2014

Tower Systems attains National Measurement Approval for Fuel Integration using POSTEC forecourt controllers. We begin selling specialist software to Toy Shops, develop PayPal integration and became a certified Xero Partner with the launch of our Xero accounting link.

2015

Development commences on Permit to Acquire functionality for the firearms industry.

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