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Above all else, fishing and outdoors shops sell memories and the Tower Systems POS software helps you do that


In-store and online, Tower Systems helps fishing and outdoors shops connect with shoppers and add value to your contact with those who love fishing. Our software has wonderful opportunities through which you can demonstrate your point of difference and nurture helping customers create memories fishing.

Here are some websites we have created for fishing and outdoors businesses – they are connected to our POS software:

  • Camping World
  • Sportfishing

This QR code will take you to a video of a new demonstration of our software. This demonstration covers some of what’s unique in our software.

Here are answers to some of the questions we have been asked about our Fishing and Outdoors Business POS Software over the years

When you are ready, we’d love to show you our Fishing and Outdoors Business POS Software and through that show you answers to other questions you have.

Can I connect the software to a scale to sell bait by weight? Yes.

Can I sell products in fraction units, like 1.25? Yes.

Can you pass on local fishing maps and information? Yes, you can load files, images, documents or PDFs for products (information sheets, advice, notices) and have them automatically included in emailed receipts.

Can I bundle items together like a rod, reel and line? Yes.

I sell at events away from the shop sometimes, can I do this with the software? Yes, using our Retailer RoamTM software you can sell anywhere, any time.

Does the software handle club member pricing? Yes, this can be a great marketing tool, getting local community group members support the business and fundraising at the same time.

Can I share local fishing and camping tips on receipts? Yes.

Can I set an age check on age restricted items? Yes.

Can I run BOGO pricing, buy 1 get 1 or similar? Yes.

Does the software let me manage my own time-based catalogue pricing? Yes.

Can I sell gift cards for my business? Yes.

Does the software have a facility for encouraging infrequent shoppers to spend more? Yes, it’s proven to work well at achieving this.

Does the software let me buy in bulk and break up to retail packs? Yes.

Does the software produce WAS / NOW price labels? Yes.

Can you manage quotes with the software? Yes, you can create quotes and then turn them into sales if they proceed.

Can you reach out to customers based on past purchases?  Yes, you can select customers for marketing past on a range of criteria, including past purchases.

Does the system handle account customers? Yes, you can setup and manage customer accounts.

Does the system produce invoicing and statements? Yes, these can be printed or emailed.

Does the software track product serial numbers? Yes. You have a couple of different ways you can do this.

I sell clothing, can I manage this by colour, size and style? Yes.

Does the software connect with my website? We partner with Shopify, Magento and WooCommerce and offer direct links to these.

Can I email receipts? Yes.

Can I track where my customers come from? Yes.

Do I have to pay for software on additional computers in my business? No.

Can I connect with my EFTPOS terminal? Yes. We have a direct link to Tyro and through Linkly we connect to all major banks.

Can I use my existing hardware? Yes, as long as your hardware meets our minimum standards.

Can I use my existing data with the software? Yes. We’d like to check your data to be sure. We will advise what can be safely brought across.

Does it integrate with Xero? Yes.

Our fishing shop software links to Xero, Shopify and suppliers – we’ll work with any supplier to help you run a more efficient business.

To talk to one of our fishing shop software experts, please call 1300 662 957 or email

By Mark
The POS Software Blog




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