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Item Creation

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Item creation involves the following 3 steps:

  1. Create Item
  2. Create Variation
  3. Add Inventory

Here is the video tutorial:

Create Item

Press Create Item button. The Create Item pop-up opens, fill the details and save.

Create Variation

Press Add Variation button. The New Variation screens opens, fill the details and Save.

  • Name*: Lays BBQ 100g Pouch - Unique name for the variation.         

  • Food Type: Veg or Non Veg or Egg. Select from the dropdown. 

  • Type: Select from the dropdown.

    • Sale - To indicate the item is for sale.

    • Combo - To indicate the item is a combo. 

    • Ingredient - To indicate the item is an ingredient. (Only for Restaurant and QSR)

    • Modifier - To indicate the item is an add-on or extra. (Only for Restaurant and QSR)

Note: Items of type Ingredient will not be displayed in POS and Modifier will be displayed under Items.  

  • Image: Upload the image for the item variation.

  • Description: LAY'S BBQ Flavored Potato Chips - Description of the item.

  • Unit Of Measurement: Select how the item is measured for sale, from the dropdown.

    • Count: In numbers, one packet, one roll, one piece, etc.

    • Weight (kg): Item is sold in Grams and Kilograms. Example 500gms, 1kg, etc.  

    • Volume (L): Item is sold in Milliliters and Litres. Example 500ml, 1ltr, etc. 

  • Name Alternate Language: Variation name can be given in other languages. Example Arabic, Tamil, Hindi, etc.

  • SKU*: Stock Keeping Unit (SKU) label allows vendors to automatically track the movement of inventory.  It is composed of an alphanumeric combination of eight-or-so characters. The characters are a code that the price, product details, and the manufacturer.

  • Barcode: Barcode of the item.        

  • HSN: HSN code of the item. 

  • Alternate Code: Alternate code is keyboard shortcut of the item variation. Alternate code is unique for an item and it cannot be the same as SKU of the same or other items. Should contain a minimum of one digit, maximum of n digits. Similar to keyboard shortcut to identify the item. Type the code and press enter in the POS to add this item in the cart.

  • Minimum Price: Minimum price of the item below which the item should not be sold. Price of one unit / piece / kilogram / litre.

  • Maximum Price: Maximum price of the item above which the item should not be sold. Price of one unit / piece / kilogram / litre. 

  • Enable Weighing Scale: Tick this checkbox to enable the weighing scale calibration for an item. During billing the rate will be calculated based on its weight. It is applicable only to the item whose Unit Of Measurement is kilogram. 

*Mandatory Field

Add Inventory

After creating the Item Variation, inventory should be added. Press Add Inventory button. The Add Inventory  pop-up opens, fill the details and Save.

  • Pricing Type*: Select pricing type from the dropdown.

    • Fixed: Fixed pricing, selling price cannot be changed during sale in POS.

    • Variable: Variable pricing, selling price can be altered during sale in POS.

    • Multi: Item has multiple prices. Item Pricing section opens.

      • Items: Select from the available pricing category in the dropdown,

      • Tax: Select the tax component 

      • Price: Price appears automatically, press Add button.

For example, if an item is sold both in store and online. Store selling price is 90 and Online price is 95. This can be achieved by associating the item with the “online” price category and online tax component can also be added. For more details refer the Price Category section.


    • Buying Price*: Buying price of the item variation. 

    • MRP: MRP of the item variation.

    • Selling Price*: Selling price of the item variation in the store .

    • Taxes: Tax component of the item variation.

    • Track Inventory: Tick the checkbox to track the inventory of the item when sold, returned and purchased. If no tracking is needed leave it unchecked.  

      • Stock*: Available quantity of the item.

      • Low Stock Alert*: Enter the quantity when low stock has to be indicated. In our case, we have set this count to 10, if the stock count reaches 10 and below. It will be displayed as below.

*Mandatory Field


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