The features of a Point of Sale System

Importance of a Point of Sale Systems

A good retail Point of sale system not only gives you control over your transactions, they also put a wealth of information at your finger tips. Imagine being able to compare year to date and month to date sales with just a few keystrokes. A database of your customers can be a powerful marketing tool.

Here are the main features of a standard POS system:

General Features

  • Touch-Screen Ready
  • Multi-User
  • Multi-Currency
  • Credit Card Processing

Interface and Display

  • Easy To Use Interface
  • Complete On-Screen Help
  • Fast Lookups
  • Customer Quick Search
  • Color & Size Matrix
  • Onscreen Photo ID

Sales features
Features to aid in daily sales

  • Sales Promotions
  • Suggestion Selling
  • Time Limited Specials
  • Product Photos
  • Suspended Sales

Sales Administration
Tracks your daily sales

  • Serial Number Tracking
  • Random Weight Barcodes
  • Credit Limits
  • Inter-store Transfers

Backend Office Features
Supplier Database

  • Customer Orders
  • Sales Commissions

Compatibilty with other sofware

  • Exports To MS-Excel
  • Links To QuickBooks

Customer Realationship features

  • Standard Discount
  • Birthday / Anniversary
  • Reward Points Program
  • Loyalty card system


  • Multi-Store
  • Multi-Register

The Techstore Team