Category Review: retail management apps for Mac OS X, part one
TweetFollow Us on Twitter

Category Review: retail management apps for Mac OS X, part one

This MacNews Category Review is the first of our multi-part look at retail management software for the Mac. Products covered include 3in1 FileMaker Pro Template: Retail Planning Catalog, 7Office Sales Cycle Management, Advanced SaleSmartz Pro, AdWorks, AlfsIt, AlphaMag, ArsMagna, Auction Tender, AuthPay, AutoPrice, Barcode X, BC Boutique, Biz Basics Gold, BusinessMind, Checkout, Clothing Organizer, CRM, Days Off Calculator, DB Retailer's Advantage, deCount, deLUXE, EB Suite CRM, Equisis Detail, fileWorkerFILIAEL, Filobase Gestion, FloristWare, FrameReady and gBoutique

3in1 FileMaker Pro Template: Retail Planning Catalog

3in1 FileMaker Pro Template: Retail Planning Catalog (http://www.powerfiles.com/) is training material for FileMaker Pro; it includes one FM Pro file, online layout and two printouts. There's also a 3in1 FileMaker Pro Template: Retail Planning Store List.

7Office Sales Cycle Management

7Office Sales Cycle Management (http://7office.qarchive.org/) -- an integrated workflow environment with an intuitive interface. 7Office manages all forms of interaction with clients -- finding them, winning them, serving them. It includes invoicing, A/R, proposal writing and estimates, time sheets, call reporting, inventory control, task management, mail merges and letter writing. 7Office is designed as a "front end" to small business, from massaging a prospect list into becoming active clients, right through to managing inventory, generating estimates, POs, invoicing and collecting on those invoices, A/R, A/P, customer statements.

Advanced SaleSmartz Pro

Advanced SaleSmartz Pro (http://www.salesmartz.com/) provides a sales management solution for growing businesses. From a single user to a distributed enterprise package. SaleSmartz provides integrated pricing, quote, invoice, contact, email, calendar, reporting and mail merge functionality. Using click and drag features, you can drag products to a quote quickly and then email, fax or print the quote for the customer.

AdWorks

AdWorks (http://www.news-net.ca/index.php) is an ad system with ROP, classified and accounts receivable. With it you can book,invoice and report on classified and retail ads. Because it works hand in hand with Classforce and AdForce ad layout solutions from MEI All your ads can flow straight into a pagination and blend with your editorial.

AlfsIT

AlfIT (http://www.alfsit.de/) is a business software solution for retail, production, and service industries. The package comprises several modules that may be customized and individually combined. Features include accounting, inventory management, bar codes, production management, controlling, sales, and distribution management. AlfsIT is based on FileMaker Pro and scales up to 100 users.

AlphaMag

AlphaMag (http://alphamag.free.fr/) is software for managing clothing retail stores.

ArsMagna

ArsMagna (http://www.artsmagna.com/) is relational management software for wholesalers/retailers that includes, POS, AR/AP, Stock control, After Sales, Lay Bys, Valuations, Letters, Fax, GL, Clients, Vendors, Invoicing, PO and Video Catalog components. It takes advantage of Apple`s QuickTime and QTimeVR technology to display videos of stock items,clients, repairs, valued items, etc. It can be used a a single user or client/server.

Auction Tender

Auction Tender (http://www.colourfull.com/) is a product for those running a web-based store.

AuthPayX First Data Client

AuthPay First Data Client (http://www.authpayx.com/) is a self-contained/stand-alone software application that communicates to the credit/debit card processor, First Data Corp. It also supports wireless transactions with security. AuthPayX is also a POS solution that is used in conjunction with established Mac OS X POS solutions and can be used for both card present or card not present applications. The app can be set up for batch processing and is AppleScriptable for custom needs.

AutoPrice

AutoPrice (http://www.meadowsps.com/site/main/home.htm) provides linking of QuarkXPress documents to any external database of information. It's designed for performing pricing updates on catalogs, retail flyers, and similar publications, but can also be used for updating phone lists, timetables, or any other type of information that can be referenced by a "key value" such as a product number or SKU.

Barcode X

Barcode X (http://www.peninsula-group.com/default.html) creates barcode files for direct inclusion in artwork. In all there are over 120 code types supported.

BC Boutique

BC Boutique (http://www.bmonaco.com/) is software for managing a store.

Biz Basics Gold

Biz Basics Gold (http://www.bizbasics.net/) is a customizable double-entry accounting and sales automation system.

BusinessMind

BusinessMind (http://www.dcit.com/) is an integrated set of information management software modules designed to serve the information management needs of almost any kind of organization. The system is expandable and adaptable by way of its ability to integrate additional modules or remove ones that are unnecessary based on the specific needs of any particular installation.

Checkout

Checkout (http://www.checkoutapp.com/) is a simple, point-of-sale system.

Clothing Organizer

Clothing Organizer (http://www.sysfak.com/) is point-of-sale software clothing stores and boutiques. It can be plugged to a scanner, receipt printer, inkjet or laser printer. It's loaded with sale reports. The user can create labels with barcodes. Plus, you can connect a cash-drawer through a receipt printer. Clothing Organizer comes with an optional accounting suite and more.

CRM

The CRM (http://www.interleave.nl/en/) commercial tracking tool for use in a commercial environment for logging and tracking customer requirements, complaints, etc. When a so-called "entity" is logged, every edit to the entity is logged.

Days Off Calculator

The Days Off Calculator (http://www.daysoffcalculator.com/) is workweek optimization software that can be adapted to retail, construction, maintenance, assembly lines, telephone coverage, restaurants, field supervision, dispatching, security, etc. The calculator helps you schedule work crews over the seven-day week, by working out how many crew members can have any given pair of days off (Saturday/Sunday, Sunday/Monday, etc.) and still fill your personnel requirements.

DB Retailer's Advantage

DB Retailer's Advantage (http://www.rabydbs.com/DBS/index.htm) is a point-of-sale and inventory control system for retail stores. The system supports multiple stations (registers) within a store and is designed for organizations with more than one store (location). The database is maintained by a remote service organization that provides routine database maintenance and high-speed access over the Internet. Each station accesses the entire database subject to restrictions set up by store management.The system has two components: client software and the database.

deCount

deCount (xhttp://www.fuchsedv.de/) is a point-of-sale solution that logs all sales activities on a server volume for later processing by an accounting program.

deLUXE

deLUXE (http://www.fuchsedv.de/) is a management and stock control program for the retail business.

EB Suite CRM

EB Suite CRM (http://crm.ebsuite.com/) is a sales force automation (SFA) module.

Equisis Detail

Equisis Detail (http://www.isis.be/) is a point-of-sales solution designed for clothing stores or shoe shops.

fileWorkerFILIALE

fileWorkerFILIALE (http://www.fileworker-service.de/) is a is a point-of-sales solution for Mac OS X and is suitable for a variety of small businesses. It's based upon Server Based Computing (SBC), whereby clients are only used for data entry, whilst processing and storage is handled by a server. The same company also makes the fileWorkerMAIL e-mail management program and fileWorker POS, which lets you keep track of stock control and inventory.

Filobase Gestion

Filobase Gestation (http://www.gbconcept.com/) constitutes an integrated solution with communication, marketing, commercial, administration of the sales and after-sales components.

FloristWare

Floristware (http://www.floristware.com/) is order-taking and point-of-sale system for anyone in the business of selling flowers.

FrameReady

FrameReady (http://frameready.com/) is a point-of-sale frame pricing program that allows a shop owner to determine the price of a custom picture frame. Mouldings, mats, fillets, mat designs and more are selected from pop-up lists.

gBoutique

gBoutique (http://www.gboutique.com/) is oftware for store management. It can be installed on a individual computer or on a client server for use between several Macs. It manages your orders, deliveries, counter and deferred sales, customer files (mailing-lists, invites, statistics, etc.) and supplier files (ratios, margin analyses, etc.). The same company also makes gCaisse, cash register management software.

Next week: part two

-- Dennis Sellers

 
AAPL
$100.41
Apple Inc.
-0.17
MSFT
$45.11
Microsoft Corpora
+0.16
GOOG
$583.46
Google Inc.
-1.03

MacTech Search:
Community Search:

Software Updates via MacUpdate

Videobox 4.1.1 - Download Flash video th...
Videobox allows you to quickly and easily download Flash video from most all of the popular video sites on the internet. Videobox will convert the video into a native Quicktime format so it's ready... Read more
Web Snapper 3.3.5 - Capture entire Web p...
Web Snapper lets you capture Web pages exactly as they appear in your browser. You can send them to a file as images or vector-based, multi-page PDFs. It captures the whole Web page - eliminating... Read more
Picasa 3.9.138 - Organize, edit, and sha...
Picasa and Picasa Web Albums allows you to organize, edit, and upload your photos to the Web from your computer in quick, simple steps. Arrange your photos into folders and albums and erase their... Read more
Tidy Up 3.0.15.0 - Find duplicate files...
Tidy Up is a complete duplicate finder and disk-tidiness utility. With Tidy Up you can search for duplicate files and packages by the owner application, content, type, creator, extension, time... Read more
Parallels Desktop 10.0 - Run Windows app...
Parallels Desktop is simply the world's bestselling, top-rated, and most trusted solution for running Windows applications on your Mac. With Parallels Desktop for Mac, you can seamlessly run both... Read more
Apple Final Cut Pro X 10.1.3 - Professio...
Apple Final Cut Pro X is a professional video editing solution.Completely redesigned from the ground up, Final Cut Pro adds extraordinary speed, quality, and flexibility to every part of the post-... Read more
Apple Compressor 4.1.3 - Adds power and...
Compressor adds power and flexibility to Final Cut Pro X export. Customize output settings, work faster with distributed encoding, and tap into a comprehensive set of delivery features. Powerful... Read more
Chromium 36.0.1985.143 - Fast and stable...
Chromium is an open-source browser project that aims to build a safer, faster, and more stable way for all Internet users to experience the web. FreeSMUG-Free OpenSource Mac User Group build is... Read more
Macgo Blu-ray Player 2.10.6.1691 - Blu-r...
Macgo Mac Blu-ray Player can bring you the most unforgettable Blu-ray experience on your Mac. Overview Macgo Mac Blu-ray Player can satisfy just about every need you could possibly have in a Blu-ray... Read more
Apple Motion 5.1.2 - Create and customiz...
Apple Motion is designed for video editors, Motion 5 lets you customize Final Cut Pro titles, transitions, and effects. Or create your own dazzling animations in 2D or 3D space, with real-time... Read more

Latest Forum Discussions

See All

BoxPop Review
BoxPop Review By Jennifer Allen on August 21st, 2014 Our Rating: :: UNTAXING PUZZLESUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Move from tile to tile to clear the board in this slightly too simple and easy puzzle game.   | Read more »
Breakdown Buddy Review
Breakdown Buddy Review By Jennifer Allen on August 21st, 2014 Our Rating: :: FLAWED CONCEPTiPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad There’s a good idea here, but Breakdown Buddy isn’t as useful as it tries to... | Read more »
jamstik, the Guitar You Can Take Everywh...
jamstik, the Guitar You Can Take Everywhere, is Now Available for Purchase Posted by Jessica Fisher on August 21st, 2014 [ permalink ] Zivix has announced that their guitar-in-your-pocket, | Read more »
Star Walk 2 - Guide to the Sky Day and N...
Star Walk 2 - Guide to the Sky Day and Night 1.0.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Education Price: $2.99, Version: 1.0.0 (iTunes) Description: The next generation of the best-selling Star Walk, winner of Apple Design Award, used by... | Read more »
Forks Over Knives Review
Forks Over Knives Review By Jennifer Allen on August 21st, 2014 Our Rating: :: TASTY AND HEALTHYUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Want some tasty new recipe ideas but want to keep it healthy? Forks Over Knives is the... | Read more »
Invaders! From Outer Space (Games)
Invaders! From Outer Space 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: | Read more »
Dementia: Book of the Dead (Games)
Dementia: Book of the Dead 1.00 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $2.99, Version: 1.00 (iTunes) Description: EXCLUSIVE CONTENT ONLY ON THE APP STORE. Medieval England. Times of knights, witches and hunters. What other... | Read more »
Wan Nyan Slash (Games)
Wan Nyan Slash 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: Wan Nyan Slash is an infinite adorable demon slaying slashing action game! Play as the wandering samurai Wan and Nyan as they... | Read more »
Fallin Love - The Game of Love (Games)
Fallin Love - The Game of Love 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: GRAVITATE AROUND LOVE | Read more »
Ancient Battle: Hannibal (Games)
Ancient Battle: Hannibal 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: | Read more »

Price Scanner via MacPrices.net

21-inch iMacs on sale for up to $150 off MSRP
B&H Photo has 21″ iMacs on sale for up to $150 off MSRP including free shipping plus NY sales tax only. B&H will also include a free copy of Parallels Desktop software: - 21″ 2.7GHz iMac: $... Read more
27-inch 3.2GHz iMac on sale for $1698, save $...
Abt has the 27″ 3.2GHz iMac on sale for $1698 including free shipping. Their price is $101 off MSRP. Read more
Mac Backup Guru 2.0 Drive Backup/Cloneing Uti...
Mac Backup Guru developer MacDaddy has released Mac Backup Guru 2.0, offering new and enhanced advanced features, such as bootable backups, synchronised volumes and folders, and a Snapshot mode that... Read more
Operate GE’s New Free-Standing KItchen Range...
Think you accidentally left the oven on? Switch it off while on the go. The new free-standing Profile™ Series gas and electric ranges are GE’s second cooking appliances, following their wall oven, to... Read more
Parallels Announces Parallels Desktop 10 for...
The no. 1-selling software for running Windows applications on a Mac becomes an even easier choice for millions of consumers and IT professionals worldwide with the launch of the most powerful... Read more
Apple now offering certified refurbished 2014...
 The Apple Store is now offering Apple Certified Refurbished 2014 MacBook Airs for up to $180 off the cost of new models. An Apple one-year warranty is included with each MacBook, and shipping is... Read more
Best Buy’s College Student Deals: $100 off Ma...
Take an additional $100 off all MacBooks and iMacs, $50 off iPad Airs and iPad minis, at Best Buy Online with their College Students Deals Savings, valid through September 6th. Anyone with a valid .... Read more
MacBook Airs on sale for $100 off MSRP, free...
B&H Photo has three 2014 MacBook Airs on sale for $100 off MSRP. Shipping is free, and B&H charges NY sales tax only. They also include free copies of Parallels Desktop and LoJack for Laptops... Read more
Razer Taipan Mouse For Gamers And Non-Gamers...
If you’re a serious gamer on either Mac or Windows PCs, a serious gaming mouse is a necessity for first-tier performance. However, even if like me you’re not much of a gamer, there’s still a strong... Read more
15-inch 2.2GHz MacBook Pro on sale for $1899,...
Adorama has the new 15″ 2.2GHz Retina MacBook Pro on sale for $1899 including free shipping plus NY & NJ sales tax only. Their price is $100 off MSRP, and it’s the lowest price available for this... Read more

Jobs Board

Project Manager, *Apple* Financial Services...
**Job Summary** Apple Financial Services (AFS) offers consumers, businesses and educational institutions ways to finance Apple purchases. We work with national and Read more
*Apple* Solutions Consultant (ASC)- Retail S...
**Job Summary** The ASC is an Apple employee who serves as an Apple brand ambassador and influencer in a Reseller's store. The ASC's role is to grow Apple Read more
Position Opening at *Apple* - Apple (United...
…customers purchase our products, you're the one who helps them get more out of their new Apple technology. Your day in the Apple Store is filled with a range of Read more
*Apple* Retail - Multiple Positions (US) - A...
Sales Specialist - Retail Customer Service and Sales Transform Apple Store visitors into loyal Apple customers. When customers enter the store, you're also the Read more
Senior Event Manager, *Apple* Retail Market...
…This senior level position is responsible for leading and imagining the Apple Retail Team's global event strategy. Delivering an overarching brand story; in-store, Read more
All contents are Copyright 1984-2011 by Xplain Corporation. All rights reserved. Theme designed by Icreon.