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Sage 500 Retail Solutions, Point-of-Sale, Sales Tax and Retail Applications

Retail Industry Description:
Goods and services. Clothing, accessory, and general merchandise stores are some of the most visited retail establishments in the country. Whether shopping for an item of clothing, a piece of jewelry, a household appliance, or even food, you will likely go to one of these stores to make your purchase or compare selections with other retail outlets.

Industry organization. General merchandise stores sell a large assortment of items. Stores include department stores—including discount department stores—supercenters, and warehouse club stores, as well as “dollar stores” that sell a wide variety of inexpensive merchandise.

POS (Point-of-Sale) Solutions for Sage 500 (formerly MAS 500)


POS 500

- Point-of-Sale for Sage 500

POS 500 is designed to provide an intuitive, fully-integrated Point of Sale solution to Sage 500 ERP. POS 500 is very easy to implement, configure and use in your retail environment. Provide integrated access to view, sell, manage, price, control inventory, and establish accounts.

POS 500 allows you to extend the core of Sage 500 ERP to the register. POS 500 is developed to provide accurate and current information about customers, items, prices, inventory, and other account status. POS 500 leverages the 500 WS API to deliver the same business rules available through all of the Sage 500 ERP solution. The Sage 500 WS API provides direct integration with all of the Sage 500 modules.

POS 500 supports input from keyboard, touchscreens, scanners, scales and wireless devices. In addition, it provides support for POS equipment including cash drawer, receipt printer, pole display, and card swipe to support a variety of unique configurations.


Fusion Retail Solution

- A Sage 500 Point-of-Sale Solution
Most retail software has strong point of sale system and horrible accounting package, or a strong accounting package and a horrible point of sale system. With the integration of Fusion with Sage 500, you have the best of both worlds.

Since 1997, the Fusion Retail Solution (FRS) is recognized worldwide as a Point of Sale (POS) Solution that can handle both retail and management challenges. It expedites checkout and back-office tasks; scales up smoothly for expansion, includes e-commerce capabilities and cuts POS system and inventory costs. Most importantly, it is integrated directly to the GL, AP, AR, PO, TO, SO and Inventory Tables of Sage 500. See, manage, move, price, and control inventories across multiple store and distribution locations. Make informed decisions with real-time data. Maintain a unified view of each customer —whatever the sales channel. Connected solutions let information flow to customers, business partners and employees. Companies can now streamline operations to make their enterprises more nimble, responsive, and productive. Fusion closes the loop on customers to build more dynamic, lasting relationships



Direct 500 - Sell Directly to Customers

Computer Solutions and Sage Software have joined forces to create Direct 500, a Windows-based software solution for companies selling directly to consumers. Leveraging the functionality of Sage Software's award winning Sage 500, Computer Solutions has enhanced Sage 500 to create Direct 500 to meet the unique requirements of multi-channel merchants. The enhancements within Direct 500 also provide significant benefit to all companies that use the Sage 500 sales order module.

Sales Tax


Sage 500 Vertex Sales Tax Rate Locator

The Vertex Sales Tax Rate Locator is a sales tax management subscription service for Sage 500 customers, and covers more than 7,800 jurisdictions in the US and Canada. It provides constant access to the timeliest sales tax rate data available, giving businesses the reliable, current tax information they need to help them ensure tax compliance, delivered in an easy-to-use desktop tool.

Suggested Sage 500 Modules for Sage 500 Retail Applications

  General Ledger
  Accounts Payable
  Accounts Receivable
  Purchase Order
  Sales Order
  Cash Management
  Warehouse Management
  Inventory Replenishment
  Sage Asset Accounting

Sage 500 Retail Enhancements


More Sage 500 Retail Enhancements:

Cash Receipts Check Scan Utility
Sage 500 Sales Tax Powered by Avalara
Positive Pay for Sage 500 - Protect against Check Fraud

Success stories for Sage 500 in Retail


Success stories using Sage 500 in a retail environment:

Sage 500 is a complete enterprise management solution that was developed to help progressive companies streamline operations, manage with insight and rise to the next level.  Read more about Sage 500
Summerhays Music (Sage 500 and Fusion POS) (Sales and rentals of musical instruments)
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - (Sage 500 and Fusion POS)
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