Alice POS offers a cloud-based point of sale solution designed for video game stores and store networks such as franchises or buying groups.
The software is designed to increase your income and save time while offering specific features to video game stores since it was built for this industry at its core.
Alice POS pricing plans are varied and tailored to the specific demands of its customers. You can choose between four types of plans: Basic, Advanced, Premium and Enterprise. There is also a one-time fee of $500 which covers the start-up of the license as well as the training for the implementation of the software.
To have access to the maximum profitable features for managing a video game store, you should favor the Premium plan at $250 CAD per month. This plan includes integration with PriceCharting, unlimited cash registers and integration to your online store! You also get the PriceCharting catalog for free, which contains more than 40,000 products with photos and descriptions for your inventory.
Payment options are also possible in two ways: monthly or annually.
Technical support at Alice POS is available every weekday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on special requests every other day with the Advanced, Premium and Enterprise plans (by phone or with direct messaging).
Alice POS knowledge base is available with all plans. This knowledge base is a self-help tool for users to learn how to navigate Alice POS and to be able to use the software to its full potential.
Features for Video Game Stores
Alice POS has several features suitable for video game stores: revenue-generating features (rental, repair, etc.), loyalty features, integration with PriceCharting and e-commerce platforms, and multi-store management.
Revenue Generating Features
Alice POS is not only a point of sale software, it is also a tool to increase your business revenue tenfold. The circular economy features as well as the customer loyalty features integrated into its system to allow for modernized and profitable sales.
To help you manage your video game store, Alice POS point of sale software offers features such as:
- rental management;
- repair management;
- purchases and sales of used products;
- product exchanges.
With these features, it is possible for you to increase your income with the help of Alice POS software.
Can your customers rent games and consoles from your store? Thanks to the rental management feature in Alice POS, you can track rentals directly in your point of sale software.
You can include notes, view statuses and manage rental billing easily in Alice POS.
If you offer a video game console repair service in your store, Alice POS can help you!
Manage statuses, add billable parts, easily see the customer’s desired pickup dates and more in this Alice POS module. With the unlimited number of checkouts offered from the Advanced plan, the repair station in the back store easily communicates all repair information with the checkout in the store. This makes it easy to give information to the customer.
Purchases and Sales of Used Products
In Alice POS, it is possible to assign a separate price for new and used items.
Also, with the serialized items option, you can give different prices to each item, depending on its condition. For example, you put a higher price on a used game that comes with the original box and a cheaper price on a used game that comes without a box.
You can also customize your prices when buying used items based on their condition.
A good way to retain your customers is to offer them the possibility of exchanging their used games and consoles for new products in your store.
In Alice POS, you can configure the value of items for exchange and offer store credits.
Customers’ Loyalty Features
To help you build customer loyalty, Alice POS software offers features like:
- gift cards;
- loyalty programs;
These are managed directly in Alice POS. So you don’t need to use third-party apps!
In Alice POS you can manage the creation of gift cards for your store. Easily reload an old card to avoid waste!
Also, gift cards created in Alice POS can be used in all stores of the same network.
To thank your best customers, Alice POS allows you to create and manage a loyalty points program. Set it up the way you want: choose how much loyalty points are worth in your program.
If you are part of a store network, the loyalty program can be deployed in all branches.
Alice POS allows you to easily manage the products on sale in your store. You can choose the specific items that are on sale as well as the type of promotion you want to set up.
To make your job easier, Alice POS software integrates with several third-party applications like e-commerce platforms and PriceCharting.
Integrations With E-commerce
Alice POS software integrates with Shopify, WooCommerce and Ecwid. If you have an online store on one of these platforms, you can centralize your inventory management in Alice POS.
Indeed, your inventory is updated in real time according to physical and online sales. This saves you from selling the same item twice!
You can also deploy your promotions online and in-store at the same time.
Integration With PriceCharting
Since 2007, PriceCharting has been recognized worldwide as the ultimate reference tool in the video game industry for its list of games, consoles and accessories. In addition to providing all the titles that have been released on all consoles, from Atari to the PlayStation 5, PriceCharting displays the UPCs and images thereof.
You can see the evolution of the prices of each item, allowing you to buy or sell an item at the right price.
Alice POS fully integrates with PriceCharting. You can see the prices from PriceCharting directly in your POS software! Alice POS also indicates the level of accuracy of the value of the items according to the quantity sold.
With some plans, you also receive the PriceCharting product catalog as a gift. This one includes over 40,000 products with photos and descriptions that you can use for your inventory!
Integrating PriceCharting with Alice POS can make your day-to-day management of your video game store easier.
Multi-Store Management for a Video Game Store
Alice POS software offers features for multi-store management. These allow inventory movements, synchronization of inventories and prices and much more! Alice POS is suitable for franchises and corporate chains to make it easier for managers.
Here are some multi-store features offered by Alice POS that would be useful for an owner of one or more video game stores:
- master and sub-master accounts;
- movement of inventory between stores;
- management of multi-store promotions;
- standardized pricing;
- local products and prices;
- advanced reports.
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