Pet and Pet Supply Point of Sale

Pet store POS software must support the sale of pet supplies, aquatics, pets and also manage the provision of pet services such as grooming, tank cleaning, dog sitting, and boarding. The POS system requirements for pet stores range greatly in size depending on the various types of products and services that the store owner chooses to sell. Some pet stores have lawn and garden departments, while other pet stores offer kennel services.   Detailed information needs to be stored on each item in the POS system – such as care instructions or detailed product descriptions.

Pets in basket

Pet Store POS specific features in MicroBiz Cloud include:

  • Phone Orders – accept orders and collect payments from customers calling to order by phone.
  • Advanced filterable product search – search for and view items by filtering by category, brand, vendor, size, color.
  • Stock-level Look-up – look up stock levels across all store locations from front register.
  • Quotes and Invoices – with the invoice in progress functionality, you can quote a customer, print the quote, then when the customer comes in to purchase, simply recall the on hold invoice and process the sale.
  • Layaways – collect deposits while holding the item out of inventory.
  • Multi-dimensional inventory grid – to easily manage multi-attribute items such as soft goods with size, color and style or hard goods with height, width and length attributes.
  • Accounts receivable – to manage large customers that pay on account, including customer statements.
  • Markdown management – manage group markdowns, quantity pricing, multi-buy items, promotional pricing and bulk discounting.
  • Sell by incremental quantities – product settings support sale of products and services at incremental quantities, which is useful for products items sold by weight or services sold by the hour.
  • Service department management – allows you to efficiently manage a service department – you can bill by hour or by job, as well as bill for merchandise and materials.
  • Special orders/back orders – Allows you to track special order items not carried in inventory, from the customer order to receiving, to inventory to the POS transaction.
  • Group pricing or discounts – based on customer level or group.
  • Customer-based pricing – create special prices or pricing tiers for different customer types.

Killer POS Feature for Pet Stores: Customer Sales History


MicroBiz allows you to look-up a customer sales history with one touch from the front register.  Sales clerks can view customer history by transaction, items purchased or orders.  This is a great way to offer better customer service for reorders or suggestions for complimentary products and services.

In addition to the Pet Store POS specific capabilities listed above, MicroBiz Cloud includes the following standard features and functionality needed to manage pet supply stores:

Register

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

Integrations

  • WooCommerce Integration*
  • QuickBooks Online Integration*

* Coming soon

Customers

  • 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
  • Support of Contactless Payments
  • PCI/PA-DS Compliant Payments
  • Flexible and Filterable Reports
  • Enforceable Business Rules on Discounts & Returns
  • Employee Roles and Permissions
  • Minimum Deposit Requirements

Orders

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

Multi-store Inventory Management

  • CSV File Import of Products & Inventory
  • Inventory Adjustment Audit Records
  • Purchase Orders/Vendor Shipments
  • Minimum Inventory Reorder Points
  • Special Order Tracking

Catalog Management

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

 

     

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      What's the Difference Between MicroBiz Cloud vs. 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 subscriptions.

      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.

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