Beach and Swimwear Store Point of Sale

POS systems for beach and swimwear stores help these retailers carry a wide range of merchandise for people who love the sun and beach. Beach and Swimwear stores compete against larger general retailers by offering specialized items, a deep selection, unique and hard to find merchandise and high levels of service and expertise.  In particular, beach and swimwear stores often sell matrix products, so a POS software system that supports matrix items is often critical.

Beach and Swimwear Store POS specific features in MicroBiz for Windows include:

  • Special orders/back orders – allows you to track special orders, from the customer order to receiving, to inventory to the POS transaction.
  • Up-sell and suggested items – auto prompting at register triggered by the type of merchandise being purchased – so a customer buying a swim suit can be told of a sale on sunscreen.
  • Matrix products multi-dimensional inventory grid – to easily manage multi-attribute items such swimsuits with size, color and style attributes.
  • Rental module – allows you to track the renting of items, such as surf boards.
  • Markdown management – easily manage group markdowns, quantity pricing, multi-buy items, promotional pricing and bulk discounting.
  • Store credit – issue and redeem customer store credit.
  • Layaways – collect deposits while holding the item out of inventory.
  • Sales commissions – can be calculated for each item based on the sales amount or the gross profit ,track commissions by employee to measure productivity.
  • Service department management – ability to manage warranties and repairs on products such as surfboards and sunglasses.
  • Product images – so clerks can see a picture of the product being rung-up at the register .
  • Email marketing – deliver targeted campaigns by querying and downloading customer data for use with popular email marketing applications.

In addition to the Swimwear store POS specific capabilities listed above, MicroBiz for Windows includes all the standard features and functionality needed to manage aquatics and swimwear stores. Some but not all of these features are also available in MicroBiz Cloud.  To see a comparison of the features of MicroBiz Cloud and MicroBiz for Windows, click here.


Useful Links and Resources:

Swim Collective
Water Sports Industry Association
Board Retailers Association

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