Inventory Setup & Management

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Manage Inventory With Parent-Child Items

Manage inventory more efficiently by linking parent and child items. When parent and child items are linked, and your supply of child items runs low, Exatouch “unpacks” more items by drawing from parent items to fulfill orders.

Inventory Matrix

The Inventory Matrix feature allows merchants to assign a single SKU number with multiple prices for bundled items, such as soda, sports drinks, or t-shirts. Using Exatouch, merchants can set prices for individual items as well as…

Exatouch Inventory App

  • Note: The Exatouch Inventory App is currently available to select users for beta testing. We anticipate the full release within the first half of 2023.
Expand how you manage inventory with the Exatouch Inventory App! The app…

Add a Manufacturer

When manufacturer data is entered into the system, POs (Purchase Orders) can be created and submitted to the manufacturer.

Inventory Building for Retail

The Exatouch Point of Sale (POS) system allows retail merchants to quickly build items and inventory to maximize efficiency when processing sales. To download a PDF copy of this information, click here.

Importing Inventory (Retail)

The Inventory Import feature allows retail merchants to import data directly into Exatouch. Merchants can import data for items, customers, staff, vendors, and services. These procedures work for restaurants as well.

Stick Option Added to Pack Size

(NOTE: THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE 2022 RELEASE NOTES ARCHIVE. YOU WILL BE REDIRECTED.) In the pack size combo box in Scan Data, you may now also select “stick” in addition to the existing “pack”…

Modify Pricing on Markup Priced Items

(NOTE: THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE 2021 RELEASE NOTES ARCHIVE. YOU WILL BE REDIRECTED.) Using markup pricing and need to change an item or service price? With this release, you can now manually modify an…

Import Expanded SKU Information

(NOTE: THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE 2021 RELEASE NOTES ARCHIVE. YOU WILL BE REDIRECTED.) We’ve expanded the range of SKU information you can import into your Exatouch POS system to make adding new inventory a…

Limit Quantity Sales Using Order Limit Quantity

(NOTE: THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE 2021 RELEASE NOTES ARCHIVE. YOU WILL BE REDIRECTED.) Need to limit quantity sales? Enter a limit in the Order Limit Qty field found in the Item Details > Inventory…

Limit Quantity Sales Using Order Limit Quantity

To limit quantity sales, use Order Limit Qty in the Item Details > Inventory work area. Enter an amount in this field to restrict customer purchases to that quantity on individual items. If you have categories or subcategories…

Newly Expanded: Modify All Items

(NOTE: THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE 2021 RELEASE NOTES ARCHIVE. YOU WILL BE REDIRECTED.) Need to update a list of items? We’ve expanded the number of fields you can change when you modify items in…

Dynamic Reordering

Expedite reorders by enrolling your items and vendors in Dynamic Reordering. As included items are depleted from inventory, Exatouch creates purchase orders based on each item’s Safe Qty, on the day and time you set for each…

Modify Inventory Levels

Inventory levels for your items are maintained by Exatouch: every sale, return, inventory count, and shipment acceptance affects your on-hand stock. Adjust quantity levels for single items outside of these workflows in Item Details.

Create Categories and Subcategories

Organize your items and services using categories and subcategories to get the most out of Exatouch: Find items more easily in the Register app. Create category and subcategory level promotions. Review sales, inventory movement, and more in…

Create Labels for Items

Use Exatouch to print labels quickly and easily on report printers and supported label printers. Print labels to Avery-compatible label sheets or specialized labels that include pricing and barcodes.

Link Items to Vendors

Link your items to one or more vendors, and generate Purchase Orders (PO) in Exatouch. By default, items are assigned a default vendor named No Vendor.

Modify Items In Bulk

Save time and effort by quickly modifying groups of items in bulk. Change prices, categories, and more. Create a list of items using advanced search, then use Modify All List Items to make your changes.

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Set a Default Vendor for an Item

Exatouch assigns a default vendor, No Vendor, to all items in your inventory. When you assign a vendor to an item, this vendor replaces No Vendor as the default. If you assign multiple vendors to an item, change the…

Duplicate Items and Modifiers

Save time and effort adding new items by duplicating and editing an existing item or modifier.

Generate SKU Numbers and Assign Alternate SKU Numbers

The Stock Keeping Unit (SKU) is a multi-digit number assigned to inventory and menu items. Exatouch supports EAN-13, EAN-8, UPC-A, and UPC-E compliant barcodes. Use Exatouch to generate a SKU for any item, or assign an Alternate…

Find an Item

Use the Register app to search for an item and add it to an order. Users with appropriate access levels can find items to get more information about an item, add or remove inventory for an item,…

Expanded Inventory Export

(NOTE: THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE 2020 RELEASE NOTES ARCHIVE. YOU WILL BE REDIRECTED.) Simplify your inventory updates by exporting and importing data directly into Exatouch! We’ve expanded our export capability to include new fields,…

Expanded Inventory Item Import, Including Vendor Linking

Simplify your inventory updates by importing the data directly into Exatouch! We’ve expanded our import capability to include new fields, including Vendor fields you can use to connect existing vendors or create new vendors.

Modify Bulk Items – Prior Releases

Groups of Items can be modified in bulk, making price modification and category changes a breeze! Use the “Modify all list items” function to accomplish these tasks.

Add a Service

A service item is a non-tangible, service-based product. Service items have an element of time, a price, and a staff member who provides the service. Use these guidelines to add a service:

What is a Service Item?

A service item is a non-tangible, service-based product. Services have an element of time, a cost associated with the service, and a staff member who provides the service.

Create Labels for Items – Prior Releases

Print labels easily and seamlessly for your items with Exatouch. When you select your Exatouch hardware bundle, select from printers which print Avery labels and/or labels with price barcodes and SKU numbers. See: Which label printers are supported…

Create Categories and Subcategories – Prior Releases

Organizing items and services by category and subcategory is helpful on many levels: Find items grouped by category and subcategory more easily at the register. Create Category and Subcategory-level promos.  Some reports present data by category and subcategory….

Define Custom Variables

Custom variables allow you to edit multiple data fields throughout Exatouch. Details such as staff type, floor plan components, payout types, and transaction reasons can be defined as custom variables. Item details such as size, color, and…

Add Size Options

Size can be assigned to an item within Items Details. Size options are added or removed via custom variables.

Process Bottle Returns

In some states, customers who purchase beverages are charged a deposit for the bottle in addition to the retail price of the beverage. Customers return the empty bottle for a refund of the deposit. In Exatouch, the…