To add a new product, open Management section and select "Products" from the menu on the left.
Click on "New product" button located in top of screen. Product screen will appear with the following fields:
Product name, can be any text.
Unique product code (SKU).
Note that Aronium will assign a default value based on current max value in the system.
If you are using custom codes, enter your SKU for a product.
If you are using barcodes, you can enter or generate product barcode here.
You can add as many barcodes as you wish to a single product.
- Unit of measurement
Value is descriptive only, and can contain any text (e.g. "pcs" for pieces)
Product group. Use groups to better organize your products.
Indicates whether product is active (enabled).
- Default quantity
If this option is selected, product will be added to a sale with default quantity, otherwise, user will be asked for a quantity before every sale.
You can read more about default quantity here.
- Service (not using stock) Indicates whether product is service or non stock item (if option is enabled). You can use this option for service items or simply for items you don't want to track on stock.
- Age restriction
Indicates whether an minimum age warning should be displayed when selling this product.
Price & Tax
Product tax rate, previously set in Tax rates screen
If you need more then one tax on products, you can add additional taxes by simly clicking [+] button next to first selected tax.
To remove a tax from product, click [-] button next to tax you wish to remove.
Product supply cost.
Product sell margin, in percents.
For example, if you buy a product for $2, and you wish to sell it for $2.5, your markup value will be 25%.
Default product sell price.
- Price includes tax
Indicates if sell price is with tax included.
If you wish to add tax on top of sale price you entered, leave this option turned off, otherwise, if entered sale price is with tax included, turn this option on.
- Price change allowed
If selected, user will be able to change price for this product before every sale
Only active products will be available for sale on POS
On the comments tab you can add frequently used comments for product. This feature affect kitchen order and it will be printed on kitchen ticket only.
Comments printed on a kitchen ticket will look similar to the image below.
If comments exists on a product, user will be asked to select existing one before item is added to sale.
For example if you sell a stake you can add how this stake should be done "Rare", "Medium Rare", "Medium", "Well done" etc, or use it to better describe a coffee customer just ordered ("Hot milk", "Extra foam", ...).
Image & Color
To change product color and image, open "Image & color" tab.
Change default color by selecting one from a drop down list. Color will be used in "visual" layout as an item background.
To set product image, click "Browse" button. Selected image will be displayed on sales screen in "visual" layout, too.
Aronium will automatically scale (resize) your image on sales screen, however, our recommendation is to use smaller images, approximately 150x150px to ensure best quality is achieved.
Editing a product
To edit a product, select the one you wish to edit and click "Edit product" button
Modify the values and click "Save".
Deleting a product
To delete a product, select the one you wish to delete and click "Delete product" button
Deleting a sold productIf a product exists in any document (if sell history exists for that product), it cannot be deleted.
If you wish to remove it from POS, you can deactivate it anytime. Read more at I am not able to delete a product.