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Summary of Merchant Plus software from Smyth Retail Systems, Inc.

Brief Description (Provided by Vendor)
Based on 50 years experience, the Merchant Plus! system is designed for small to medium sized independent specialty stores. Integrated modules include Point of Sale (POS), Customer Marketing (CRM), Inventory Management, Balance Forward Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Sales Associate Productivity and multiple options for Open to Buy merchandise planning. Comprehesive professional services are provided based on your installation needs.

Contact Information
Website: http://www.smythretail.com
Phone: 866-769-8478

Company founded
1949

Software installs
1000

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.

Geographic locations supported
United States
Canada

Operating platforms supported
Windows

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

Database(s) supported
Microsoft SQL Server


Breakdown of the Key Features Supported for Merchant Plus Both our new and legacy sytems currently supported

* The information for this product was last updated on 7/19/2008.

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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