Antique Mall Software - Data 
                     Management System
  CHARLES CRUME SOFTWARE (CCS) was founded in June of 1992 in Cincinnati, OH.

The company's initial goal was to provide decent, inexpensive, and easy to use computer software for antique dealers. The company also committed to providing upgrades and technical assistance at a reasonable cost.

We specialize in:

Our company:

  1. Designs, codes, and markets our own vertical market applications.
  2. Provides custom programming, enhancements, and bug fixes for various projects.
    • Effected multiple enhancements to a nursing home program written in Visual dBASE v5.7. Later on we converted the program to dBASE PLUS.
    • Custom programming on an inventory, metal fabrication, and shipping program for a manufacturing plant using dBASE PLUS.
    • Custom programming and enhancements on an inventory, order, and shipping program written in dBASE III+ and Clipper v5.2e.
    • Converted a customer, plant, and invoicing program from Visual dBASE v5.7 to dBASE PLUS. Also converted the reports written in Crystal Reports for dBASE v3.0.1.6 to Crystal Reports v8.5.
    • Converted a single user membership, dues, and insurance program written in dBASE III+ to dBASE PLUS and added multi-user functionality.
    • Converted a site & land survey program written in vb6 and Codebase v6.5 to work on Windows 7 and Windows 10. Converted program from single-user to multi-user access.
    • Converted our own Point-of-Sale program originally written in dBXL to Visual dBASE v5.7, then to dBASE PLUS.

  3. Manages and operates an Apache Web Werver (WAMP).
    • HTML, PHP, CGI, Perl, JavaScript, and mod-Rewrite to design and manage dynamic web pages and customer web sites.
    • MySQL for hosting backend databases.
    • Content Management Systems.
    • On-line shopping carts.
    • We can design a web site for you and/or your company.
      • Work with you to determine your needs.
      • Register and manage your domain name and setup the account.
      • Design the site.
      • Provide on-going support that is prompt, courteous, and reliable.
    • Design slide-shows.
    • Setup and configure all "A", "CNAME", and "MX" records on DNS servers to point to our physical server.
    • Custom, in house, designed membership system that provides our customers access to password protected areas of our server that contain special features.
    • Use cURL, (command line URL/HTTP processing application) to programmatically access web sites, extract information from HTTP web pages, and update DNS records to secure ( HTTPS ) servers.

  4. Manages and operates a Windows Terminal Server running Visual dBASE v5.7 and dBASE PLUS for several customers across the USA.



Our flagship product, Data Management System (DMS) is a point of sale (POS) computer program designed for antique and craft malls -- but can be used by almost any business needing to track sales, customers, and inventory. Data Management System (DMS) has been in use across the USA since 1993 and contains the features requested by our customers. It tracks sales, layaways, split sales, credit card charges, commissions, dealers, customers, inventory (only if you want), business expenses, business assets, and much, much more!

Data Management System (DMS) contains a lot of special features that antique and craft malls need such as layaways, split sales, inventory control (only if you want), print regular price tickets as well as barcode and special size price tickets, process credit cards, use receipt printers, cash drawers and, barcode and CCD scanners, magnetic stripe readers, record business expenses, and business assets, handle taxable and non taxable sales, analyze sales by zip code, process special dealer charges, booth rent and much, much more!!!

Data Management System (DMS), a robust and powerful business application, is the ultimate point of sale (POS) software program for antique and craft malls. Data Management System (DMS) is easy to learn and use, and streamlines the operation of antique and craft malls by reducing human error, the drudgery of paperwork, and time-consuming calculations!

Antique Mall Software - Data 
                     Management System