"We have no fear of adding another store, because we have the ability to control our buying and selling decisions."
The ability to do full serial number tracking on merchandise and all that comes with that is one great example for jewelry retailers.
You can watch the full life cycle of a single product from before it even goes onto your floor till after it leaves the store.
It is also important to have a system that allows very easy methods to lookup items in various ways at the point of sale since often they
can't be brought to the counter for scanning.
Then the ability to track the various discounts and warranties from a particular product's manufacturer can dramatically improve efficiency.
And you'll want the ability to manage multiple vendors, to handle work orders for repairs, and then the ability to have your system suggest
sales add-ons at the point of sale are just a few of the specific needs that may face a jewelry retailer.
The first store opened in 1972 with presently nine stores spread throughout east Texas. The retailer used a standard cash register.
The company needed more control over their stores. With multiple stores in different areas and no control, it starts to add up.
"We have more control over the buying and access to the information at each store."
"We used to guess which store gets what. Now we can run reports and see exactly what each store is selling and buy accordingly.
Before, we had to work from a percentage and guess what to buy."