The competencies of your employees are in your hand

In order to have your store and employees completely functional you need to establish some methodologies and rules. For any business to prosper it is essential that everything and everybody plays its part. Posterita's POS makes this possible with the role based access control. This is a handy tool which can help you prevent various forms of abuse, inappropriate decision-making, undesired actions and errors that can occur by your employees within your retail system. On top of this the role based access control will also make your store and your employees far more efficient in day to day operations. This is how it works. The role based access control feature lets you create various settings to fit the tasks and ... Read More

Stop nourishing thieves, Inventory control is now easier than ever before!

According to the latest Global Retail Theft Barometer study, the global retail industry lost more than $128 billion last year due to the inventory theft, frauds and errors.  On average, this means a loss of 1.29% of total retail sales. Another considerable sum of money is every year spent to prevent this, and may not always be effective. Installing cameras or detectors inside the store is not cheap and hardly ever solves the problem entirely. That is because when it comes to inventory theft, according to the study, employees easily top shoplifters. So what can retailer do to prevent employee theft and stop losing his money? The only reliable method is constant inventory monitoring. However, this is much easier said ... Read More

POS Features that Improve Employee Accountability

With on premise POS systems, one of the biggest challenges is tracking employee errors and increasing accountability. Of course, the opposite situation applies as well. How do you track employee actions to know when your employees are doing a great job? If you have a great employee, you have a much better chance of retaining them if they know that you appreciate everything they do for the business. Time Stamps and Digital Paper Trails Lead to Accountability Cloud POS systems can eliminate these challenges because store information is stored in one central database, even across multiple store locations. There are three key POS features you should look for that will help you improve employee accountability: 1. Real-time Information Tracking-Ideally, when ... Read More

Key POS Interface Features that Help Reduce User Error

POS technology has improved greatly in the last two years. Many retailers are considering switching to a cloud-based system. Many times, retailers get very involved in overall feature set of the POS. Although it is very important to have the functionality you need, something that is often overlooked is the user friendliness of the system. Some POS systems have very robust features sets but are so complicated to use, employees get frustrated or make more mistakes. It is important to not only consider if the system functionality meets the needs of your retail business but also to consider the user friendliness of the interface. User friendly POS systems reduce checkout times and waits for your customers, make it much easier ... Read More

Tracking Commission was Difficult…Until Now

Handling commissions is one of the most tedious things that retailers have to do. You may have different structures for different employees or the commission rate may change at certain times of the year. For instance, if you’re trying to unload big-screen TVs during a certain time of year, you may bump up the commission on those items to encourage your staff to move them. Today’s technology makes handling these complexities much easier. Manage any Type of Commission You can calculate commissions any way you want with Posterita. The system allows you to work with flat, variable and fixed commissions. It also allows you to work with commissions that do or do not include tax. Some of the ways that ... Read More