Gift Shop Point of Sale

Gift Shop POS systems help these types of retailers to carry a wide range of merchandise targeted at niche markets. Gift Shops compete against larger general retailers by offering convenience, unique and hard to find merchandise and high levels of personalized service and expertise.

Gift Store POS specific features in MicroBiz Cloud include:

  • Layaways – collect deposits while holding the item out of inventory.
  • Multi-dimensional matrix inventory grid – to easily manage multi-attribute items such as merchandise with size, color and style or height, width and length attributes.
  • Price labels with bar codes – for items that do not come with a UPC.
  • Product images – so clerks can see a picture of the product being rung-up at the register.
  • Markdown management – manage group markdowns, quantity pricing, multi-buy items, promotional pricing and bulk discounting.
  • Editable product description on receipts – ability to edit from the front register the short product description which appears on a receipt. Helpful when selling unique or customizable items.
  • Minimum deposit requirements – Enforce management rules such as minimum deposits on orders at the store level.
  • Restrictions on discounts and returns – management settings allow restrictions to be placed on discounts and returns of products.
  • Phone order support – ability to manage phone orders for pick-up, shipment or delivery through the Orders in Progress module.
  • Sales commissions – can be calculated for each item based on the sales amount or the gross profit and track commissions by employee to measure productivity.
  • Multiple shipping addresses – ship to any of the multiple shipping addresses maintained for each customer, or ship the same gift selection to multiple recipients.
  • Special orders/back orders – allows you to track special order items from the customer order to receiving, to inventory to the POS transaction.
  • Customer group pricing or discounts – based on customer level or group.
  • User defined product record fields – to track manufacturer, specs and other gift and general merchandise specific item information.
  • Email marketing – deliver targeted campaigns by querying and downloading customer data for use with popular email marketing applications.
  • Advanced search screen – search by item name, ID and other attributes, view product tiles, filter by categories, brands, vendors, size, color, etc.
  • Reusable Attribute Lists – reusable attribute lists for size and color runs eliminates the tedious task of manually entering sizes and colors when creating matrix products.

In addition to the Gift Store POS specific capabilities listed above, MicroBiz Cloud includes all the standard features and functionality needed to manage gift stores.  To view these standard POS features, please click on the button below.

Should I Use MicroBiz Cloud or MicroBiz for Windows?

 

We sell two POS software applications: MicroBiz Cloud and MicroBiz for Windows.  The features listed above are for MicroBiz Cloud, cloud-based multi-location point of sale application offered through monthly or annual subsciptions.

MicroBiz for Windows is a single-store, multi-station retail software application that is installed on PCs and sold via a one-time software license.   Some but not all of the MicroBiz Cloud features listed above are available in MicroBiz for Windows - and MicroBiz for Windows also has some features not available in MicroBiz Cloud. 

To see a comparison of the features of MicroBiz Cloud and MicroBiz for Windows, click on the button below:

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