Point of Sale software simplifies checkout
Managing a retail business means being in charge of everything from the warehouse to the checkout lane. Appropriate planning and monitoring of all products, employees, and customer activity is crucial to succeeding in a competitive market. Retail managers should give themselves the best tools available to oversee the various intricacies of business – this includes finding the right software system to support sales, data analysis, and more. ChainDrive’s retail management software package comes with a number of components, each designed to oversee different segments of your business. When it comes to the checkout lane, there’s no tool more useful than the Point of Sale component.
Point of Sale software is designed to simplify the checkout process in any way that it can. By automatically including markdowns and other special information from the front office when products are scanned, it saves cashiers and customers time otherwise spent looking up specific sales or heading back to the shelf to verify a price. The software updates in real-time and gives the user a complete view of current prices and other vital information. The retail manager can also choose to define rules and security settings that decide what different users of the software can see and what they can’t – if you have different levels of employees working at checkout centers, this can be a very useful tool for ensuring that things are in order.
The software also produces flexible and detailed reports on customer information captured at the point of sale, which can be used as valuable data to analyze buying patterns. You can also choose to capture customer contact information at the point of sale, which can be stored in Customer Relationship Management. Then, you can create customized marketing campaigns that reach out to your customer base through mobile marketing or other avenues of communication.
Give your retail business the most powerful assistant around at the checkout lane – get ChainDrive’s Point of Sale!