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Books & Music

 
Your Unique Industry Challenges
 

  • Competition from online retailers and department stores that heavily discount books
  • Increased popularity of e-readers like Kindle are further impacting profit margins for book stores
  • Extensive range of new and backlist books (print and digital) and music CDs and DVDs, requires ability to search on ISBN no, author, artist, publisher, and category
  • Managing your supply chain can be challenging when dealing with different publishers’/distributors’ terms

 
Retail Management for Books Stores & Music Stores
 
CONTROL for book stores and music stores is a point of sale and management system that will simplify and automate complex retail requirements, and provides the following benefits:
 

  • Lets you effectively compete with online retailers via CONTROL's Online Store integrated into your bricks and mortar operations.
  • Helps you better compete with large department stores  and increase sales via targeted and relevant promotions with integrated Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
  • Enables fast and effective customer enquiries via sophisticated search capabilities.
  • Allows easy scanning and tracking of book sales at point of sale via ISBN number.
  • Can easily trade with publishers via EDI capability.
  • Enables super-efficient supply chain with integrated pos, inventory management and replenishment modules.

 
For more detailed information on CONTROL for bookstores and music stores, download PDF now.
 
CONTROL for Book retailers and Music retailers comes with comprehensive pos system functionality as well as sophisticated backend features. Click here to find out more.
 
If you would like an obligation-free quotation of CONTROL, go here.
 
CONTROL is fast to implement and easy to use. Contact us today about your requirements.

Testimonials

  • “There have been a lot of enhancements and innovations to the CONTROL Retail Management system that have enabled me to stay abreast of business changes and customer demands.”

    Rod Spinks TJM Products, North Queensland
  • “CONTROL’s manufacturing module works well for our business because it gives us complete control over the design, manufacture and delivery of custom-made pieces”.

    Jon Cox, G. W. Cox MY JEWELLER
  • “CONTROL’s major benefit is that everything is integrated. I can instantly see what’s happening across retail and wholesale, at the shopfront, workshop or online store. This is important when you run a complex business across a large geographical base.”

    Rod Spinks TJM Products, North Queensland
  • “We use CONTROL to run our 15 stores across WA and Melbourne. The system ensures accuracy when tracking supplier and customer orders, and deliveries. Reporting features also provide insight into sales and stock performance and this helps with business decision-making.”

    Bill Dimarelos, The Furniture Spot
  • “Even though we’re a traditional bricks and mortar retailer, we give people the option to research or buy our products online. In their mind they’ve saved a lot of time because all that’s left to do is pop into the shop to pick up the item or have it delivered.”

    Edward Lancaster, King Street Cyclery
  • “Since we implemented the CONTROL Online Store module, its cut workload by 60%, and we have more accurate stock control.”

    Mick Parkhill, Bodyboarders Surf Co. (BSC)
  • "What I appreciate about CONTROL is that it has been designed correctly from the ground up, so everything works really well and it’s easy to follow.”

    Stuart Chen, Managing Director, Neeto
  • “I think the interface Creative Computing did between CONTROL Online Store and Facebook is pretty innovative and that’s great because we want to stay at the forefront of retail.”

    Mick Parkhill, Bodyboarders Surf Co. (BSC)
  • "CONTROL is flexible, easy to use, and enables me to get new stores up and running very quickly. It is also a serious business tool that enables total control over stock and sales performance.”

    Don McDonald, Master Franchisor, Beds n Dreams, QLD
  • “In the 8 years we’ve been utilising the CONTROL POS Retail system, support has been excellent with staff knowledgeable about CONTROL, and only a phone call away.”

    Bill Dimarelos, The Furniture Spot
  • “As a retailer today, you need seriously good retail technology to support you. Diamonds will always be brilliant but we couldn’t sell them without the brilliant support of the CONTROL Retail Management system.”

    Jon Cox, G. W. Cox MY JEWELLER
  • “I chose CONTROL because it handles multi-store operations with integrated POS, stock control, replenishment, order entry and invoicing, marketing and promotions, customer loyalty programs, sales analysis, financials, and more."

    Don McDonald, Master Franchisor, Beds n Dreams, QLD
  • “Before we implemented the CONTROL online store, we had a standalone e-commerce system.This meant we had to manually update changes to inventory, and this was time-consuming and prone to error. However, with CONTROL it’s all automatic.“

    Edward Lancaster, King Street Cyclery
  • “We can create a promotion within CONTROL in 30 minutes and let the marketing people do their thing without thinking about the technology.”

    Stuart Chen, Managing Director, Neeto
  • “CONTROL Online Store is proving to be a great asset as it has allowed me to create a genuine clearance outlet, helping me move old stock faster”.

    Jon Cox, G. W. Cox MY JEWELLER

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