Outdoor Recreation Sports and Hunting Retailer Point of Sale

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Hunting and outdoor recreation sports stores specialize in the sale of hunting, fishing, camping, shooting and outdoor gear and related gear and accessories. The best outdoor recreation sports retailer POS systems closely track inventory, manage the sale of a variety of clothing, shoes, gear and equipment.  Outdoor sports stores can range in size from very small niche shops focusing only on certain sport (such as fishing and tackle, camping, or shooting sports). These smaller niche store often process a large number of special orders, or the sale of items not usually carried in stock.  Larger outdoor sports outlets sell a wide range of related merchandise under one roof, such as firearms, hunting gear, clothing and shoes and hardware.  Stores in this category may also include gun shops, gun ranges and shooting sports retailers.  Many outdoor recreation stores also offer repairs and rental services and need point of sale software that includes work order and services management.  

Outdoor Sports Store POS specific features in MicroBiz Cloud include:

  • Special orders/back orders – allows you to track special order items from the customer order to receiving, to inventory to the POS transaction.
  • Customer deposits – accept and track customer deposits.
  • Layaways – collect deposits while holding the item out of inventory.
  • Phone order support – ability to manage phone orders for pick-up, shipment or delivery through the Orders in Progress module.
  • Minimum deposit requirements – Enforce management rules such as minimum deposits on orders at the store level.
  • Multi-dimensional inventory grid – to easily manage multi-attribute items such fishing tackle, hunting apparel and footwear with color, size, style and/or width or other attributes.
  • Product images – so clerks can see a picture of the product being rung-up at the register.
  • 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 – or items with serial numbers.
  • Service department management – allows you to efficiently manage a service department – you can bill by hour or by job, as well as bill for services.
  • Service item history – Track and view service history of customer-owned items checked in for service work, such as boats and sports equipment.
  • Customer-based group pricing or discounts – set different pricing tiers or discounts based on customer level or group.
  • Add multiple customer-owned item to work orders – manage repairs of multiple items within a single work order record – so you can add and track multiple items being repaired by an individual or family a single service record.
  • Markdown management – easily manage group markdowns, quantity pricing, multi-buy items, promotional pricing and bulk discounting.
  • Customer sales history look-up – look-up customer purchases by item or transactions from the front register (great for looking up reorders of ammunition).
  • Email marketing – deliver targeted campaigns by querying and downloading customer data for use with popular email marketing applications.

Killer POS Feature for Hunting and Outdoor Sports Stores: Work Orders

MicroBiz supports matrix or configurable products that come in different size, color and other variants – such as hunting apparel and gear and fishing lures.  Matrix’s can contain one, two or three attributes.  You can set-up reusable size or color attribute lists to speed up the creation of matrix products.  The three dimensional matrix cube allows you to see and edit open stock, committed stock, cost, price and reorder points for all matrix SKUs on one sheet.  Matrix show open stock, committed stock, price, cost and reorder levels of matrix SKUs all in a single table view.

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In addition to the hunting and outdoor sports POS specific capabilities listed above, MicroBiz Cloud includes the following standard features and functionality needed to manage an outdoor sport, bait and tackle, hunting, shooting sports, camping or other specialty outdoor recreational store:

Catalog Management

  • Print Barcode Price Labels
  • Customer-based Pricing/Pricing Tiers
  • Matrix Products with Size/Color/Other Variants
  • Product Tax Classes (multiple)
  • Quantity-based Tiered Pricing
  • Time-based Promo pricing
  • Alternate Product IDs
  • Fractional Sale Quantities (weight/time)
  • Product images
  • Categories and Sub-Categories

Multi-store Inventory Management

  • Minimum Inventory Reorder Points
  • Special Order Tracking (ties vendor shipment to customer order)
  • CSV File Import of Products & Inventory
  • Inventory Adjustment Audit Records
  • Purchase Orders/Vendor Shipments



    • Customer Sales History Look-up
    • Register Close/End of Day Reports
    • Integrated Credit Card Processing
    • Advanced Filterable Product Search
    • Editable Item Descriptions on Receipt
    • Register Quick Pick Keys
    • Store Credits
    • Gift Cards
    • Customizable Receipts
    • Custom Tenders
    • Print or Email Receipts
    • Bar code label scanning
    • Transaction holds/recalls
    • Returns and Voids
    • Split Tenders
    • Assign Salesperson to Transaction
    • Item and Transaction Discount
    • Stock-level Look-up (multi-store)


    • WooCommerce Integration
    • QuickBooks Online Integration


    • Multiple Shipping/Billing Addresses
    • Customer Tax Classes/Tax Exempt
    • Credit Accounts/Charge to Account
    • Accounts Receivable Statements
    • Import Customers via CSV File Import

    Store Management

    • Store Transfers (multi-store)
    • Support of Contactless Payments
    • PCI/PA-DS Compliant Payment Processing
    • Flexible and Filterable Reports
    • Enforceable Business Rules on Discounts, Returns
    • Employee Roles and Permissions
    • Minimum Deposit Requirements


    • Deposit Collection and Refunds
    • Tax Calculation based on Ship Address
    • Backorder Creation and Filling
    • Quotes/Estimates/Invoices
    • Check-in of Customer Items for Repair
    • Phone Orders/Layaways
    • Special Orders (out of stock items)
    • Pick-up, Shipping, Delivery Dashboard
    • Repairs/Service Dept Management

    Expand Functionality of MicroBiz via Integrations with Popular 3rd Party Apps

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    Publish register batch financials to QuickBooks Online with one-touch

    • Map POS financial activities to QuickBooks GL accounts
    • Publish register batch financials to QuickBooks with one touch
    • Sync revenue, COGS, inventory values, customer liabilities and payments with QuickBooks
    • Create QuickBooks invoice payable from received vendor shipments
    • Push POS sales taxes to QuickBooks Sales Tax Center for payment management



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    Integrate your POS system with your Woo! ecommerce site

    • Link product records and sync changes in product fields from MicroBiz to Woo!
    • Automatically adjust stock levels in Woo! for store sales to avoid sales of items not in stock
    • Pull online orders into MicroBiz for order and inventory management
    • Capture customer records created online in MicroBiz

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