Ski and Winter Sports Point of Sale

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Ski and outdoor sports retail businesses specialize in the sale of winter and outdoor recreational apparel and gear.  The best outdoor recreation POS systems support the sale and inventory management of the wide variety of specialized outdoor sporting goods merchandise – ski/snowboard stores, backcountry gear, camping, backpacking, cross country skiing, etc. Many of these are seasonal businesses that sell different items (patio, bikes, camping) in the summer and skis and snowboards in the winter. The top ski and snowboard POS software includes the support of a services and repair department for renting skis/boards, sharpening and waxing services and bartering used equipment.

Winter and Outdoors Sports Store POS specific features in MicroBiz Cloud include:

  • Customer deposits – accept and track customer deposits (for example on equipment rentals).
  • Layaways – collect deposits while holding the item out of inventory.
  • Multi-dimensional inventory grid – to easily manage multi-attribute items such winter 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.
  • Sales tracking by customer – you can  track multiple skis/snowboards puchased using customer recoreds that list all transactions by the customer as well as all items and services purchased.
  • Phone orders – accept orders and collect payments from customers calling to order by phone.
  • Deposit collection and refunds – collect deposits on orders and refund deposits back to original payment card.
  • 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 like ski or board tunings.
  • Service item history – Track and view service history of customer-owned items checked in for service work, like skis and snowboards.
  • Trade ins – trade in feature allows you to accept a trade in of an inventory item, create a new trade in record from the order screen or add a ‘prompt for price’ trade in item where you can enter the name and trade in value on-the-fly.
  • 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.
  • Check-in of customer items for repair – check-in and manage customer-owned items to be repaired.
  • Special orders/back orders – Allows you to track special order items (such as a ski in a special or out of stock size), from the customer order to receiving, to inventory to the POS transaction.
  • Group pricing or discounts – based on customer level or group.
  • Store credit – issue and redeem customer store credit .
  • Flexible product record fields – to track vendor, category, brand, style and other ski and apparel specific item information.
  • Create/update products via CSV file import – add or update product and services records via import of a CSV file.

Killer POS Feature for Outdoor Sports & Ski Shops: Work Orders

Check in multiple customer items (such as a bike or ski to be repaired) and print claim tags.  Enter description of work to be done and service notes. Print quotes and invoices which show due dates, charges for items and services and amount due.  Collect deposits from customers on work orders and set minimum deposit rules.  Sell cash and carry items at the same time as collecting a deposit on a work order.

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In addition to the Ski Store POS specific capabilities listed above, MicroBiz Cloud includes the following standard features and functionality needed to manage Ski and Snowboard Stores:


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

Catalog Management

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

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

Store Management

  • PCI/PA-DS Compliant Processing
  • Flexible and Filterable Reports
  • Enforceable Business Rules
  • Store Transfers
  • Support of Contactless Payments
  • Employee Roles and Permissions
  • Minimum Deposit Requirements


  • WooCommerce Integration
  • QuickBooks Online Integration


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


  • Register Quick Pick Keys
  • Store Credits
  • Gift Cards
  • Customizable Receipts
  • Custom Tenders
  • Print or Email Receipts
  • Customer Sales History Look-up
  • Register Close/End of Day Reports
  • Integrated Credit Card Processing
  • Advanced Filterable Product Search
  • Editable Item Descriptions on Receipt
  • 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

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 QBO GL accounts
  • Publish register batch financials to QBO with one touch
  • Sync revenue, COGS, inventory values, customer liabilities and payments with QBO
  • Create QBO invoice payable from received vendor shipments 
  • Push POS sales taxes to QBO 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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