Promotions & Discounts

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Just Added: Promos & Discounts Report

Get a better look at your discounts and promotions for all orders. Our new sales report, Promos & Discounts, provides you a detailed report of items sold below your established retail cost.

New! Exclude an Item from Discounts and Promotions

Exatouch offers you a variety of options to apply promotions and discounts to your items. We’ve added the ability to exclude individual items from all discounts and promotions. Navigate to the Promo work area in Item Details…

Apply an Open Discount

Create an open discount “on the fly” to apply to an entire order.

Apply an Item Discount

Exatouch gives you the flexibility to apply single or multiple item discounts in the Register app on new and open orders.

Apply a Global Discount

Use Exatouch to apply a discount to an entire order quickly and easily.

Improved Custom Button Visibility

We’ve changed the font for the Register app buttons grid. The darker font makes it easier to see and read available custom functions when you use the Register app.

Checkout Fee Scenarios

Checkout Fees give you the flexibility to design a fee that’s right for your business. Set checkout fees as a percentage of an order total, or a specific flat dollar amount. If you employ cash or other…

Custom Buttons: Special Functions at the Register

Customize your Register app by using custom buttons to add Special Function buttons. Special Functions include options such as: order types, Club, To-Go Item, Print To-Go, Quick Payout, Price Override, Undo Checkout Fee, Tax Exempt Item, and more.

Happy Hour Specials: Use Promo Layers

Create happy hour specials for your restaurant or bar using promo layers. Build several layers of promos to cover specific days and times to extend specific offers for your customers.

Create Category Level Promos

Promos can be applied to a group of items that share a Category. Run Category Level Promos during specific hours during the day, for a specific time period.

Create Item Level Promos

Item Level Promos are promotions applied to a single item. Promos can be run during specific hours during the day, for a specific time period.

Create Subcategory Level Promos

Promos can be applied to a group of items that share a Subcategory within a category. Run Subcategory Level Promos during specific hours during the day, for a specific time period.

Deactivate Discounts and Promos

Promos, discounts, and coupons can have a start date and an end date, or run on an ongoing basis. If needed, you can end a promotion or discount earlier than expected, or pause an ongoing sale quickly…

Manage Promo Preferences

Apply Promos items or to groups of items automatically for customer orders. Promotional discounts display in the Register app as you ring up items. Hide these promotional discounts in the Register app by adjusting Register Preferences.

Create Mix & Match Promos

Mix & Match promos are specialized combination discounts you can offer your customers to introduce a new product, welcome seasonal customers back, bring in new business and more!

Promotions – Mix & Match Promotions

Do your customers love your mix & match promotions? We’ve made creating them easier–search for and add items by category and subcategory to speed promotion creation.

Item Details: Promos Tab – Every Day Promos

Does your new promo run every day of the week? Simply enable Every Day as you build your promotion on the Item Details Promos tab to run it with one tap every day between your start and…

Understanding Custom Buttons for Retailers

Merchants will love a quicker check-out when they customize their register with custom buttons!  Custom buttons can be set-up to execute function, quickly add items or services to an order, and apply discounts. This topic shows you…

Understanding Custom Buttons for Restaurants

Merchants will love a quicker check-out when they customize their register with custom buttons!  Custom buttons can be set-up to execute function, quickly add items or services to an order, and apply discounts. This topic shows you…

Check Loyalty Balance

Loyalty rewards balance can be viewed at the register and/or on a customer’s profile.

Create Mix & Match Promos – Prior Releases

Mix & Match promos are discounts on a combination of specifically chosen items from categories, subcategories, and/or individual items. Mix & Match promos can be run during specific hours during the day, for a specific time period.

Create a Discount

Discounts are manually applied to either a single item or an entire order.

How to Use Discounts

Discounts are applied to individual items or to an entire customer order. Discounts may include coupons, whole order percentage discounts, or wholesale pricing.

How to Use Promos

Promos (aka promotions) are applied to items or to groups of items automatically when a customer pays for their order. Promos can be active at specific hours or for a duration of time. BOGO’s can be created…

What Type of Promo Should I Create?

Create promos which are tailored to your business.   Listed below are promo examples according to promo type.  Review these for ideas on how to create promos in Exatouch that attract your customers.

Difference between Custom Buttons and Custom Variables

Custom buttons affect the register, allowing you to create specialized buttons on your register interface. Custom variables affect data fields within Exatouch, such as Item’s Details or Customer Details. Definitions of custom variables can create additional opportunities…

Override Price for an Item

The “Override Price” preference enables merchants to allow all users, regardless of access level, to change the price of a specific item or items at the Register.

Ring Up Quick Picks

Select Quick Pick items to quickly build your customer’s order.