Toy and Hobby Store Point of Sale

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Toy and hobby stores specialize in the sale of toys and hobby items. The best toy store POS systems are focused on maintaining accurate inventory to help identify increased or decreased demands for top selling items and buying efficiently.  To compete against large online retailers, specialty toy and hobby shops need to deliver the expertise and personalized service of a specialty merchant along with a deeper selection of top merchandise in their niche area of focus – toys and hobbies.

Some lines of toys can gain overwhelming popularity overnight and some lose popularity almost as fast. So top toy and hobby POS software applications include smart pricing and discounting tools.  Inventory management is critical in a toy-related business. You also need to quickly look up prices and quantities on hand.  Quick price lookup, rapid item search, sales history tracking, and a detailed customer database can greatly assist toy store managers and owners. 

Toy and Hobby Store POS specific features in MicroBiz Cloud include:

  • Multi-dimensional matrix inventory grid – to easily manage multi-attribute items such toy and hobby items with color, size, style or other attributes.  This matrix allows you to see the stocl levels, prices and costs of all matrix variants of a product (size, color, etc) in one grid. 
  • Price labels with bar codes– for items that do not come with a UPC (such as small toys and gift items found at the register), you can print your own bar coded price labels.  We have a variety of formats and sizes available, or design your own label using the Zebra label design software included with Zebra printers.
  • Product images – so clerks can see a picture of the toy and novelty product being rung-up at the register.
  • Markdown management – easily manage group markdowns, quantity pricing, multi-buy items, promotional pricing and bulk discounting of toys and games.
  • Gift receipts – print gift receipts which exclude prices.  Perfect when selling toys to be used as gifts for others.
  • Create/Update products via CSV file import – add or update products and services records via import of a CSV file.
  • Enforceable business rules on discounts and returns – advance settings allow restrictions to be placed on discounts and returns at the register.
  • Quantity-based tiered pricing – set-up quantity-based pricing schemes (1 for $5, 3 for $10). Great for selling products purchased in larget quantities.
  • Phone orders – accept orders and collect payments from customers calling to order by phone
  • Layaways – take deposits on items set aside for toy purchases and pick-ups at a later date
  • Advanced filterable product search – search for and view items by filtering by category, brand, vendor, size, color.  Great for seeing options available in a certain category, brand or key word.
  • Sales commissions – can be calculated based on the sales amount or the gross profit or track commissions by employee to measure productivity.
  • Special orders/back orders – Allows you to track special order items (such as a special or high priced toys and hobby items), from the customer order to receiving, to inventory to the POS transaction.
  • Flexible product record fields – to track toy and hobby specific item information.

Killer POS Feature for Hobby and Toy 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 toy-related products and services.  

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

Catalog Management

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

Multi-store Inventory Management

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



    • 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
    • Register Quick Pick Keys
    • 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)
    • Store Credits
    • Gift Cards
    • Customizable Receipts
    • Custom Tenders


    • WooCommerce Integration
    • QuickBooks Online Integration


    • Phone Orders/Layaways
    • Special Orders (out of stock items)
    • Pick-up, Shipping, Delivery Dashboard
    • Deposit Collection and Refunds
    • Tax Calculation based on Ship Address
    • Backorder Creation and Filling


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

    Store Management

    • Store Transfers
    • Flexible and Filterable Reports
    • Enforceable Business Rules
    • Discounts, Returns, Deposits
    • Contactless Payments
    • PCI/PA-DS Compliant
    • Employee Roles and Permissions

    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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