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  • Track Inventory from end to end with purchase requests, purchase orders, receiving, sales, layaways, and returns. View the entire history of stock changes for any inventory item code. Inventory quantities always available in real-time.
  • “True Costing”: Calculates Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) by FIFO (First In, First Out), LIFO (Last In, First Out), or Average Cost Method.
  • Vendor Invoices: Associate received inventory with Vendor Invoices and include shipping costs, for accurate costing.
  • Shipping Costs: Automatically distributed across all items on a Vendor Invoice.
  • Associate each inventory item code (SKU) with an inventory category and a (preferred) vendor. Optionally also associate an item with a manufacturer/publisher and an artist.
  • Department/Category Structure: Define your own multi-level category scheme, with up to 9 levels of sub-categories. Reports can summarize sales by category, with roll-ups to a specific level.
  • “Work on the Fly”: Add or modify inventory items, categories, and vendors on the fly from any item selection screen.
  • No practical limit on number of inventory items, categories, vendors, or manufacturer/publishers.
  • “Advanced” Inventory Features – (Included with the Deluxe Edition)
    • “Multi-Vendor” – Keep track of separate part numbers & standard costs for the same product. Designate one vendor as the “Preferred Vendor” from who you normally order. View average shipping cost per vendor for each product. Receiving and sales reports are based on actual vendor for each received unit (w/option to use Preferred Vendor in some cases).
    • “Product Variants” (a.k.a. Color/Size Grid) – Lets you easily manage collections of similar products. Multiple templates with up to 9 attributes (Size, Color, etc.) each. No limit on the number of choices per attribute. Choices appear in pop-up menus when base product code selected (or scanned) in Register. Any base product can use any template. Price, cost, etc. can be set individually for each variant, or can be set to automatically track changes in the base product.
    • “Inventory Kits” – Define inventory items as collections of other items; component inventory quantities automatically updated. Optionally list components on customer invoice and/or packing slips. Automatically computes kit Cost & List Price as sum of component Costs & Retail Prices. Supports nested “kits of kits”.
    • You can even have Variants of Kits, with kit components either specified manually or constructed from the template.
    • Track inventory by location (e.g. multiple warehouses), for selected items. Keeps track of quantities at each location.
    • You can also have non-inventory locations, for “virtual” locations like an Internet Store or a Sidewalk Sale. Requires Multi-Store.
    • Transfer inventory between locations or between stores using independent copies of Artisan. (See also MULTI-STORE.)
    • Track individual serial numbers or limited edition numbers for selected items.
  • Alphanumeric item codes, category codes, vendor codes, and manufacturer/publisher codes.
  • Numbering: Choose new codes manually or let the program pick the next available number (or other style code) for you.
    • 10 automatic item coding schemes available. 2 vendor coding schemes (including Vendor Initials).
    • Optional per-vendor or per-manufacturer UPC code prefix saves typing when entering new items.
  • Inventory defaults settings allow for quick entry of new inventory. Copy function lets you make similar records even faster.
  • Item Lookup: Inventory retrieval by bar code, item code, description, category, or vendor enables fast and easy lookup.
  • Store product pictures for use with an online store or for display from the Cash Register or while viewing an Item Record.
  • Case Quantities lets you order merchandise by the case (or box, roll, etc.) but sell individual pieces.
    • Piece cost is automatically computed from the case cost and case size (accurate to 3 decimal places).
  • Place a Pop-Up Note on an inventory item, for up sell or other reminders. Appears in the Register when item is rung up.
  • Merchandise Tags: Print merchandise labels with or without bar codes and/or graphics. Print labels for a single item, selected items from a list, groups of items matching certain patterns, all items in stock, or when merchandise is received.
  • Item location field can be used to locate the storage bin or stock shelf for each type of stock item.
  • Up to 5 custom fields in each item record can be given any name you want.
  • Multi-line memo fields in item and vendor records let you keep notes for later reference.
  • Searchable Keywords fields in item and vendor records give you another way to organize your inventory.
  • Inventory Summary Report by item, category, vendor or location, as of a specified date.
  • Physical Counting: Full support for physical inventory counting w/Portable Data Terminals (see BAR CODES) or by printing Tally Sheets.
  • Tracking Options: Turn inventory tracking on or off for individual items.
  • Out-Of-Stock Warnings: Automatic Out-Of-Stock checks warn you when you try to sell an item with zero quantity (and inventory tracking turned on), offers options such as correcting incorrect counts, marking merchandise as received, or reserving against future orders.
  • Item Status: Mark items as Discontinued, Temporarily Unavailable, or Non-Stock, to force an extra confirmation before use.
    • Discontinued items can be hidden from search lists.