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Import Item


An item has to be always associated with a category and tax components. For example, if we want to import the following items

  1. Lay’s BBQ

    • Lays BBQ 100g

    • Lays BBQ 200g

  2. Chicken Legs

    • Chicken Legs 2pcs

    • Chicken Legs 4pcs

  3. Oranges

Lays BBQ and Chicken Legs has 2 variations each. 


Items display in POS



On clicking Lays BBQ, the following popup with the 2 item variations will open.



If Lays BBQ 100g, Lays BBQ 220g, Chicken Legs 2pcs and Chicken Legs 4pcs are to be displayed as 4 items in POS, create them as 4 separate items. 

  • Item Name: Unique name for the item.

    • Lay’s BBQ

    • Chicken Legs 

    • Oranges        

  • Category Name: Category name to which the item belongs.

    • Chips for Lay’s BBQ

    • Meat for Chicken Legs

    • Fruits for Oranges

  • Item Description: Description of the item. 

    • Lay's BBQ Flavored Potato Chips for Lay’s BBQ 

    • Chicken Legs Finest Quality for Chicken Legs

    • Australian Oranges for Oranges     

  • Variation Name:  Variation name of the item.

    • Lay's BBQ 100g for Lay’s BBQ 

    • Chicken Legs Finest Quality for Chicken Legs

    • Australian Oranges for Oranges         

  • Alternate Language: Variation name can be given in required languages and can be printed on the bill. Example Arabic, Tamil, Hindi, etc.

  • Variation Type

    • sale - To indicate the item is for sale.

    • combo - To indicate the item is a combo. A combo item is the parent item under which you can associate multiple items of type sale

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

    • modifier - To indicate the item is an Add-On or extra. For example extra cheese, vegetables, etc. (Available only for Restaurant and QSR)

  • Unit Measure Type: 

    • count - To indicate the item is sold in numbers / pieces.

    • weight - To indicate the item is sold in kilograms. 

    • volume - To indicate the item is sold in litres.

    • length - To indicate the item is sold in units of length. Example meter, centimeter, etc.

    • time -  To indicate the item is sold in units of time. Example hour, minute, second, etc. 

    • capacity - To indicate the item is sold in units of capacity. 

    • area - To indicate the item is sold in units of area. Example square-meter, square-kilometer,  square-mile, etc.

    • other - If your option is not found, choose other.       

  • SKUStock Keeping Unit (SKU) of the item variation and is unique. No two items should have the same sku.  

  • BarcodeBarcode of the item variation.

  • Max Price: Maximum price beyond which the item variation cannot be sold.       

  • Min Price: Minimum price under which the item variation cannot be sold.

  • Selling PriceSelling price of the item variation.

  • Buying PriceBuying price of the item variation.      

  • Pricing Type: Item can have only one pricing type. Either fixed or variable or multi.

    • 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 categories and can be sold in different prices.

  • StockInventory stock of the item variation in numbers / pieces / litres / kilograms.

  • Tax:  Tax component of the item variation, if the item has multiple tax components, separate multiple tax components with comma. For example VAT 5%,GST 5%.

  • LocationsInventory location of the item variationif the item has to be added in multiple locations, separate locations with comma. For example Marina,Eldams Road. 

         NavigationMain Menu --> Account & Settings --> Locations

Location name available in the table under Name column. Location name is case sensitive. Copy from the table and paste in the XL.   

  • Device: KOT device name applicable only for restaurant and qsr. Leave it empty if there is no KOT device. 

NavigationMain Menu --> Account & Settings --> Devices

Copy name from the table and paste in XL. If there are multiple KOT’s, paste the corresponding kot name against the items.

  • Track Inventory1 - To track the inventory of the items when sold, returned, transferred and purchased. If no tracking needed leave it empty.

  • Food TypeFood type of the item variation.

    • veg - Vegetarian food

    • nveg - Vegetarian food

    • egg - Eggeterian food

  • Alternate CodeKeyboard shortcut of the item variation. Type the corresponding numbers and press enter in the POS to add the item in the cart. For example 

    • for Australian Oranges

    • 11 for Lay’s BBQ 100g

    • 12 for Lay’s BBQ 200g  

    • 211 for Chicken Legs 2pcs

    • 212 for Chicken Legs 2pcs 

  • HSNHarmonized System Nomenclature (HSN) of the item variation.

  • MRPMaximum retail price of the item variation (MRP applicable only in India).  

  • Stock Alert Quantity: Quantity below which the system will display a warning.     


Note: Columns names marked with RED colour in View Sample XL sheet are mandatory fields.

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