Point of sale software is getting very popular day by day. This system provides maximum command over business for a business owner. The point of sale covers many different areas of user’s business operations. But all facilities are conditioned with buying a right point of sale system. You will see that there are many companies that they are trying to sell their own system. But it is not necessary that you can find all features in it including flawless inventory and vendor management with perfect streamlining Point of Sale processes.
Below are a few points that must be discussed and tested well:
Inventory: This allows you to categorize your inventory by a number of fields for easy customization according to your need. Check the feature and detail of Store, Department, Class, Subclass, Item Description, Size, and Color etc..
Purchasing: It help you replenish items efficiently and negotiate lower vendor costs.
Point of Sale: It suggests you to reduce pricing errors and speed up checkouts.
Customer Relationship Management : CRM is its abbreviated form. The system keeps a complete profile of every customer who has purchased commodity in your store.
Reports and Analysis: The system permits you to preview, search and print daily sales reports and journals by register, batch, and number on receipt.
Apart from it check that the system is capable of identifying sales trends according to items, style, department, and vendor. Analyze perform reports for cashier, salesmen, and customers. A good pos system will also allow you to export reports directly into Excel, XML, CSV or your E-mail.