Inventory Setup & Management

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Modify Pricing on Markup Priced Items

Using markup pricing and need to change an item or service price? With this release, you can now manually modify an item or service price. The markup (calculated in dollars or percentage amounts as needed) recalculates automatically.

Import Expanded SKU Information

We’ve expanded the range of SKU information you can import into your Exatouch POS system to make adding new inventory a simple task. SKU lengths between 1 and 16 characters long can be imported, scanned, and used…

Limit Quantity Sales Using Order Limit Quantity

Need to limit quantity sales? Enter a limit in the Order Limit Qty field found in the Item Details > Inventory work area. The quantity in this field restricts customer purchases to that quantity on individual items….

Set Up Age Verification

Age verification is easy with Exatouch. By default, the Legal Age definitions are set at 18 and 21, covering the purchase age of a large number of restricted sales items, such as dry ice and lotto tickets,…

New! Limit Quantity Sales Using Order Limit Quantity

Need to limit quantity sales? In this release, we’ve added a new field, Order Limit Qty to the Item Details > Inventory work area. Enter an amount in this field to restrict customer purchases to that quantity on…

New Feature: 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…

Newly Expanded: Modify All Items

Need to update a list of items? We’ve expanded the number of fields you can change when you modify items in bulk. You can now use this workflow to include and exclude items from discounts and promotions…

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…

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…

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 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.

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…

Set Tax Rates for an Individual Item

Some default tax settings apply to a newly added item, but you can adjust the settings as needed for any items in Item Details.

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.

Duplicate an Item

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

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…

Add an Item

Items in Exatouch make up your inventory for sale and populates your menu with non-inventory items, where applicable.

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

Simplify your inventory updates by exporting and importing data directly into Exatouch! We’ve expanded our export capability to include new fields, including Vendor fields used to link items and vendors.

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.

Item Details: Inventory Adjustment Tab

Inventory adjustments happen. We’ve tweaked the behavior of this work area just a bit so you can double check your changes before you save them.

Settings: Inventory Preferences

Along with the stock type simplification, we’ve updated the inventory preference settings for default stock type. Set your default Stock Type if you expect to add new inventory or non-inventory items and define cost requirements as needed.

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.

How to Use Modifier Pages

Use Modifier Pages to organize MODS and find them quickly on the MOD tab. Modifier pages can be associated with ratios, which are especially useful for pizzerias when adding whole and 1/2 topping options on a pizza…

Process Bottle Deposits

In states such as Michigan and California, customers who purchase beverages are charged a deposit for the bottle in addition to the retail price of the beverage. After the beverage is consumed, customers return the bottle for…

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.

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:

Add Cost to a Modifier

Cost can be associated with a modifier. For example, “Garden Burger” may have a “Sides” modifier group which includes: “w/Fries”, “w/Chips”, and “w/Side Salad”, where the addition of fries costs $1.75. When a modifier is assigned a…

Add Modifiers to an Item

Once a modifier is created and defined, the modifier (aka mod) can be added to an item.

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 states such as Michigan and California, customers who purchase beverages are charged a deposit for the bottle in addition to the retail price of the beverage. After the beverage is consumed, customers return the bottle for…