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Q&A on game shop POS software for local indie game shops


Local game shops are unique retail businesses, awesome businesses, fun businesses, serving a loyal community of game players of all sorts.

A good local game shop connects with this community in many ways. The software we have for game shops helps with this. here is a recent Q&A about our specialty retail game shop POS software.

I have multiple shops, does the software handle this? Yes.

Can I sell gift cards for my business? Yes.

I sometimes sell away from the shop at events, can the software do this? Yes, our Retailer RoamTMoption manages selling from anywhere.

Can I manage second-hand goods with this software? Yes, you can track the details of the seller and maintain accurate records.

Can the software manage special orders for customers? Yes.

Can I pre-sell items? Yes.

Does the software handle club member pricing? Yes, this can be a great marketing tool, getting local community or other group members support the business and fundraising at the same time. Being able to do this, to support clubs, helps be business lock-in members long term.

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 produce WAS / NOW price labels? Yes.

Does the software manage time-based catalogue pricing? Yes.

Can I include product use instructions on the receipt? Yes.

I have similar items from several suppliers. Can I compare suppliers? Yes.

Does the software handle LayBys? Yes.

Can you reach back out to customers based on past purchases? Yes. This is vital given the special interests of game players and those who buy for them.

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.

Can I manage stock by colour, size and style? Yes.

Can I integrate the software with my suppliers? Yes. We have many customers importing stock files and invoices. If you want to provide a supplier a data feed of sales of their product, our software can do this too.

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.

The game shop POS software from Tower Systems offers many facilities, helping specialty game retailers serve in a way that matches the specialisation we see in that retail channel.

By Mark
The POS Software Blog




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