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Summary of QuickBooks Point of Sale software from Intuit

Brief Description (Provided by Vendor)
QuickBooks Point of Sale is affordable, easy-to-use retail management software that replaces your cash register, tracks your inventory, sales and customer information and provides up-to-date, insightful reports to help you manage your business, save time and serve your customers better. QuickBooks Point of Sale works stand alone or with QuickBooks Financial Software and Intuit also offers a complete set of retail hardware to turn your computer into a powerful retail point of sale tool.

Contact Information
Website: http://www.quickbookspos.com
Phone: (866) 379-6636

Company founded
1983

Software installs
75,000

Consumer reviews:
32 POS software reviews available

Size of businesses targeted
Tier 4 - Lower Market: Retailers that choose software in this category usually range in size of 1 to 100 employees with annual revenue of $.5 to $50 million. These are smaller companies that have outgrown the Tier 5 solution. POS software packages will cost around $1500 to $75,000 for 1 to 40 computer users. The implementation costs are usually .5 to 2 times the cost of the software.

Tier5 - Shrink Wrap Market: Retailers that choose software in this category usually range in size of 1 to 20 employees with annual revenue of $0 to $3 million. POS software packages in this tier will cost around $200 to $1,500 for 1 to 5 computer users. The training and implementation of the software is generally done in-house - to keep costs down. You can often find these systems bundled with hardware and sold on the internet.

Geographic locations supported
United States

Operating platforms supported
Windows

Training offered
On-site training
Computer based training (CBT)

Database(s) supported


Breakdown of the Key Features Supported for QuickBooks Point of Sale v7

* The information for this product was last updated on 7/20/2008.

Point of Sale (POS)
Bar code scanning at the POS
Integrated credit card processing/authorization from the POS
Ability to issue, track, and redeem gift certificates from the POS
Customer loyalty card support (ability to swipe and authorize loyalty cards at POS)
Frequent buyer program support (ability to track points for each customer)
Issue, track, and redeem gift cards at POS
Create, track, and view quotes from POS
Integrated gift registry system  
Create work orders (repair/service orders)
Create and track customers (name, address, email, etc)
Track and calculate commissions for each sales person
Marketing promotion & advertising campaign tracking (track promotions at the POS so you can tell which ads pull the best)
Inventory
Integrated (built in) purchasing
Track inventory by category/classification
Track inventory by department
Track inventory by matrix or color/size tables (at least 250 tables)
Track inventory by serial number  
Support kits (allows you to group products together and sell them all at once)
Handle gasoline pricing (to 3 decimal places)  
Consignment inventory tracking  
Handle special order tracking
Automatic purchase order generation based on order levels
Interface to a 3rd party Open to Buy Planning application
Integrated (built in) Open to Buy Planning module  
Accounting & Bookkeeping
General
Peripherals
eCommerce / Shopping Cart Interface
Restaurant Industry Features


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