Reasons to Choose InfoTouch POS Software.
InfoTouch software has been providing POS software solutions for Candy, Chocolate and Confection Stores for over 30 years. The seamless integration with scales to the POS makes for easy management of any store marketing and selling by weight. If you make the candy/chocolate on site, additionally there is an integrated work order module for orders, pick up and even delivery options. A free kitchen printer is standard for counter service hospitality or for orders to the back room or candy kitchen. InfoTouch was a founded in 1986 to empower independent business owners with robust, stable and powerful POS software solutions.
InfoTouch Candy Store POS ™Top Key Software Features
InfoTouch POS Software for Candy & Chocolate Stores is EMV compliant. Integrated credit, debit, EBT, gift cards and loyalty cards work out of the box.
1. Sell any products by weight
If you offer any bulk candy, chocolates, or confectionary items sold by weight pound then you have the option to seamlessly check out and process any sale by the pound, the ounce, the gallon or the cup or any unit of measure you desire.
2. Work Orders
Generate integrated work order for pick up or delivery. This is a very flexible module allowing you to recall a work order any time to adjust the orders, post deposit(s) and finalize.
3. Seamless Integration with Scales
Embedded scales at the checkout are tied directly to the POS and substantially cut down on errors and shrinkage. You can sell any items in bulk or individually by weight. break down items from a bulk. InfoTouch Candy Store POS Software provides a seamless integration with scales allowing you to sell or even receive items by bulk weight. The software also reads any free standing random weight scales. All software prints and reads standard barcodes out of the box including random weight barcodes, and price embedded barcodes. You also have the functionality to print, read, or scan using UPC 2, EAN/UPC format. The scale software integration is NTEP Certified.
4. Create your own SKU’s or PLU’s
For local and in-house products any products can be easily tracked and managed by creating your own SKU’s and printing a bar code or shelf tag for that product. Track and manage any inventory item. All these and any in-house, locally or regionally produced items that you carry can generate their own unique SKU’s which are automatically integrated into all reports for profit and loss, movement, reordering and quantity on hand.
5. Customer Account Database
This robust module allows you to track every sale from every customer. Market to all customers with targeted and global email blasts. Filter by customers: purchase histories, corporate affiliation or any information in your database. Send emails to high volume customers, corporations, decision makers that purchase gifts packages, provide special discounts or quantity discounts, even announce new product arrivals or a customer appreciation (tasting) night. Start a VIP or frequent shopper club and offer business or corporate incentives. Automatically allow special pricing for any customer on specific items. Notes fields are available for every customer.
Adding when a customer has a birthday coming, when a unique, seasonal or local product comes in that the customer may find appealing can be a great way to sell more to every customer. Or it may be just to inform the customer that you’re having a sale or special shortly. The full customer sales history is available for every employee to help with suggestions for additional sales and gift buyers of people that might want suggestions for one of your customers. Have even the newest employee get to know your clientele faster with the sales history and personal notes left by other employees.
6. Marketing, Sales & Promotions
The sale pricing matrix in every InfoTouch POS Software for Grocery allows you to maintain a wide array of sophisticated pricing rules that will enhance your marketing and purchasing by your customers.
- Mix or match buy any 3 candy boxes ($2.49 or more) and get $1 off.
- Buy any 5 Chocolate specials under $2 – $5 each and get 15% off.
- Buy any 2 Carmel Boxes and get a $2 discount voucher
- Quantity unit pricing Buy 5 or more and get a 10% discount on all
- Fractional Quantities
- Buy 1 Get 1 Free
- Quantity Discount or Case Pricing
Additional Key Features
Email Receipts for any Sale
You have the ability to take and apply a deposit to any order. Recall an order at any time.
Print Gift Receipts
Allows for Fractional Quantities
Take any sale down to the 4th decimal point to allow for fractional quantities received or sold. Adjustments to fractional quantities can be made at any time and even adjusted at checkout with the proper security clearance
Counter Service Hospitality Functions
If you are running a counter service business inside your store(s) serving: sandwiches, Coffee, Chocolate, Specialty Deserts, or Local Eats, the functions for this are already integrated in the InfoTouch Candy Store POS and we provide a kitchen printer for kitchen operations.
Prints, Reads, Scans Bar Codes Out-of-the-Box
Create your own SKU’s and print barcodes to track and run proper reporting for all your items sold. Create and print bar code labels for any items needing barcodes or items without a UPC code and read bar codes for all inventory items. Print corresponding shelf tags and identifications with or without the UPC codes for any items.
Full Time and Attendance Module
One of the largest costs for any business is the cost of employees. Time management and scheduling employee’s, adjusting for peak times, peak days, or seasonal changes is crucial when successfully managing and maximizing your team’s efficiency. Shift reports, time and attendance module comes standard with every system.
Accurate and auditable records of all employee hours and gross wage calculations are at the center of the Employee Module. All employees can clock in/clock out through any register, tablet or terminal in the system while managers can monitor and adjust these ‘punches’ accordingly. In addition to hourly and salaried wage rates, the system calculates individual or group commission plans, bonuses, and spiffs for employees. Employee shift scheduling is also available.
Multiple Commissions Tracking is available
With the InfoTouch Candy Store POS you can offer your employees commissions for any specific item by: Department, Categories, Vendors, specific items or Vendor. Splitting commissions is also available for sales between multiple sales people.
All InfoTouch software systems come with 8 standard levels of security access. Each employee added to the security has a customizable profile that allows you to fully customize access and permissions for that individual. Granting access and exceptions to different users inside the same level of access is very common.
This includes granting or limiting access and permissions within many standard security levels. All the security functions work for single store operations as well as Multi-Store chains that run the InfoTouch “Store to the Core” Enterprise Manager software.
Real-Time Inventory Tracking
Everything you view on the screen is always in real-time. All quantities on hand are in real-time. If an inventory item shows 3 on hand you should have 3 on the shelf. The InfoTouch Candy Store POS allows you to control, track and manage your inventory electronically in real-time.
More theft happens in stores internally from employees then from customers. Take away the opportunity by tracking your inventory with our state-of-the-art system. The system updates quantities on hand for each inventory when received or sold in real-time.
Speed, Training reduce Errors
The easy to use intuitive touch screen software experience helps accelerates the training process for employees and volunteers in addition to providing a superior customer experience. The intuitive touch screen interface both lowers employee errors at retail and enhances speed at check when utilizing the InfoTouch Candy Store POS platform.
Touch Screen systems are proven to be: 33% faster for training employees, 40% less errors are made at the terminal and at checkout, the graphical user interface helps cashiers ring up sales 25% faster, Touch Screen Terminals provide greater accuracy than keyboard-based systems.
Automated Purchase Order Replenishment
With all inventory by weight or by item you can set MIN/MAX quantities for every inventory SKU or PLU so a PO will trigger in replenishment automatically and print out with the daily close reports every night. Any items reaching their minimum quantity on hand or below will automatically print out at the end of the day using InfoTouch POS Candy Store.
Review and execute your PO from your vendor list identifying: fastest ship, lowest price, best terms and other factors before finalizing the PO. When editing or adding to a purchase order you have the ability to review the entire sales history for any inventory item on the same screen and at the same time you’re compiling or finalizing any purchase order to review turns and adjust any settings.
“ We love our InfoTouch system. It is great for training employees. We make and sell our candy by weight or in boxes. We print labels for the boxes and it is very easy to check out customers with boxes or by weight at the counter. Customers like the more you buy the more you save sales we run and taking orders for the holidays are easy. ”Amanda – The Chocolate Shop
Every InfoTouch POS System is packed with additional features. Click here to view some of the popular standard features.
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