Stock control

Stock control

The number one reason for not making a retail sale is not having the item in stock – if customer can’t see what they want then they simply don’t give you a second chance.
Yet, one of the main reasons for going bust is tying up too much money in the wrong stock – it seems so obvious … in hindsight.
Clear visibility of stock levels at all your branches, flexible stock creation templates, arrange of optional modules specific to your operation, excellent stock taking procedures makes Sparkstone the obvious choice for you to easily control your business.
 

“It’s so easy to use – all our staff love it…”

“…and a great investment for our business – in today’s market I wouldn’t want to go back to the dark old days…”

Warranty tracking
Stock matrix (fashion items)
Serial number tracking
Replenishment
Hand held user

Standard features

Clear user interfaces for easy stock maintenance
Short descriptions for receipts and long notes for reports
Ultra fast stock search
Stock group/category/department management
Sales price history – track performance over time
Multi location, multi site, multi bin
Warehouse route picking and separate bins/location
Stock pictures and product technical information
Seasonal analysis
Complete import facilities for bulk imports/updates
Alphanumeric stock codes
Multiple stock categories/hierarchical stock grouping
Rapid goods in process
Branch transfers and goods in from point of sale
Complete audit trail of all stock movements
Variable value items/tailorable descriptions
Multiple purchase outers/pack sizes per product
Location transfer history (goods in transit)
Full FIFO/Average cost stock valuations>
Store up to 200 user definable fields
Stock taking tools including reconciliation
Clear end of lines easily
Identify slow and fast moving lines
Multiple bar codes per product
Multiple suppliers per product
Label printing
Hand-helds (scanners) for busy stores/ warehouses
Multiple sales prices per product
Stock revaluation per item/shrinkage analysis
Alternate items
Superseded items
Archive products and retain full history
User definable stock alerts/messages at po

Reporting

Extensive stock reporting
Cross analyse any way you wish
By department/category/store/user/till/channel
Sell through reporting
Dynamic links with Excel and other analytical tools
Design your own reports with Crystal and other
reporting tools with built in data “views”

Fast, immediate reports
Identify winners and losers
Quick decisions to improve profits
Easy to use and manage stock control
Dynamic links to Microsoft Office
Configurable stock templates
Flexible replenishment rules
Improve stock turnover
Avoid stock outs
Increase margins

A leading retailer recently said:

“How much stock do we really need to own? When I visited America they run on 12-week stock. I want to run my business on six or seven-week stock.”

He added that in the downturn, more than ever, customers need to be excited and want freshness and newness in their stores. “It is about speed to market, speed is more important than price,” said Green.Sparkstone enables even the smallest retailer to level the playing field and react fast – don’t hang aboutCall us on – 01489 795000