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Features Overview

All-in-One Cloud POS Solution
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Features Overview

All-in-one cloud POS Solution 

Point of Sale

Real-time access, anytime, anywhere

TAKU has more flexible hardware options than any other cloud-based retail POS software. This means smooth synchronization and the same great user experience across any web-enabled PC, Mac, iOS or Android device.

Line-busting checkout speed

Every transaction counts. Don’t lose sales because your POS can’t keep up. Whether you’re using TAKU at your checkout tills or on phones with mobile sales staff, get customer payments faster with a salesscreen designed for speed. 

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Advanced inventory search

Whether you have 5,000 or 50,000 SKUs, TAKU Retail is designed to allow you to easily scan your barcodes or use our smart search function to look up products by keyword, description, barcode, or tag.

Fast onboarding & employee training

We’re proud of our support services. We’re even more proud of the fact that you probably won’t need them. TAKU is an easy-to-use POS with built-in smart product tours to train staff on all key functions in minutes.

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Invoice notes and discounts

Add custom notes to each sale, line item or even tender. Easily apply line discounts or a total invoice discount.

Cash management

TAKU’s advanced cashout includes customizable default floats, float breakdowns and access rights to manage staff, reduce errors and control discrepancies.

Custom receipts

Email and/or print receipts in tape or letter size after every sale. Fully customizable receipt builders for every store with 30+ different options from grouping products to displaying your social media accounts. 

Split payments

Give your shoppers more flexibility with their purchases with customizable split payments. Designed to minimize the number of clicks, our user-friendly payment screen allows you to quickly accept, edit and add notes to single or split payments, all without leaving the salesscreen.

Painless returns

Advanced return functions that let you control how to accept products back into inventory. Manage returns separately or as exchanges to minimize processing fees. Have better control of your costs by restricting refunds or paybacks by tender type.

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Built-in flexibility

Don’t let your POS dictate the limits of your business. TAKU is designed to help retailers grow. Scale up or down seamlessly and rest assured that your POS will always be able to match your business needs whether you operate in one country or many.

TAKU eCommerce

Built-in eCommerce

Whether you want to sell online, offer an online catalogue or have customers pick-up/return in store to minimize your delivery costs, our built-in eCommerce features have you covered. Available add-on to all TAKU plans.

Multiple shipping options

It can be expensive to ship online orders. We make sure you have multiple shipping options to use 3rd-party shippers or to handle your own delivery.

Real-time sync with POS

See what seamless retail commerce is all about. TAKU will automatically track and adjust real-time on-hand stock quantity with every sale or return whether in store, at an event or online. Real-time stock information, wherever the customer is. 

Built-in WordPress plug-in

Already have a WordPress web site? No problem, TAKU eCommerce has a built-in WordPress shopping cart plug-in. Easily add the ability to enable existing POS products for e-commerce. Product details and pricing are shared in store and online – no synchronization required. 

Integrated social media stores

Don’t be limited to only traditional e-commerce. If your customers are heavy social media users, use our built-in Facebook or Instagram stores to sell directly to your followers. Easily handle customer inquiries with Facebook Messenger.

Integrated 3rd party marketplaces

Reach new customers on the world’s largest online marketplaces. Immediately start selling on Amazon with our built-in integrations to easily sync and sell your products on these popular platforms.

Abandoned cart saver

Take your online store to the next level by managing lost customers with our built-in abandoned cart saver. Easily bring customers back with automated emails.

No additional % transaction fees

Accept credit or debit cards with our cost-effective payment options. Use our own integrated gateway option with no additional fees or choose your own out of our list of integrated payment processors for a small flat monthly fee.

Customer Management

360° real-time customer view

See your customer history in real-time. Get a powerful overview of their total relationship with your business, across all channels online and offline. No more synchronization between multiple stores or platforms.

Customer worksheet with bulk edit

Use our dynamic worksheet to search for customers with multiple filters or edit customer information in bulk. Whether you’re hiding, re-sizing or dragging working columns, you’ll love our spreadsheet-like functions!

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In-store customer consent form

Properly collect consent for marketing when new customers register in-store. Designed to be used by mobile staff, our pop-up form will automatically show your own store consent policy.

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Customer groups

Customizable grouping that allows you to group customers by any category you wish – VIP, senior, employee, wholesale, etc.

Customer tax categories

Automate taxes, rebates or exemptions with customizable customer tax categories. Collect tax ID numbers where required for tax reporting.

Unlimited contact fields

Add unlimited emails, phone numbers, instant messengers, social media accounts, addresses or even tags to your customer accounts.

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Bulk import function

Easily bring your existing customers over to TAKU with our built-in import function that even helps you clean up your data prior to importation.

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Internal Notes

Add notes to customer accounts to communicate important information to staff.

Marketing Tools

Be found online

Unlike other POS that are yet another cost to the merchant, TAKU Retail is a POS that helps retailers appear higher up in Google search results. Set up and manage your Google My Business profile right from inside TAKU!

Reach local shoppers, wherever they are

Attract more local shoppers, right when they are searching for what you sell. Run high performing Google Shopping ads that can be activated and managed directly from TAKU for as little as $5/day.

Create an online showcase of your products

Use the built-in TAKU-Google My Business integration to automatically display your in-stock products underneath your Google store listing. A free SEO function included with all TAKU Retail plans.

Your free micro-website or landing page

Create a beautiful SEO-optimized web page with custom colours, images and content linked directly to your Instagram feed, Google and Messenger. So easy, it can be set-up in 5 minutes and runs on autopilot.

 

Inventory Management

Real-time stock tracking & history

Forget the days of checking multiple systems. Track your real-time on-hand quantity and historical movement across all sales channels or locations – whether online or in store.

Enter your inventory all in one place

We know how time-consuming it is to manage inventory in multiple systems. Manage details like product names, quantities, and prices with ease. With TAKU, you only need to enter your inventory once for all of your sales channels. We even handle add meta titles for SEO.

Receiving and re-orders are a breeze

Easily handle your receiving and minimize out-of-stock scenarios with our built-in inventory receiving function and minimum stock quantity report.

Bulk item import

Bring your existing inventory items over to TAKU with our built-in mass import function that even helps you clean up your inventory data prior to importation.

Inventory worksheet with bulk edit

The first cloud POS with a built-in worksheet that allows you to edit inline, multi-filter by keyword, sort by column, show/hide/drag/re-size columns and even edit rows in bulk. You’ll wonder how you ever got by without us 😉

Multi-channel image management

Handle multiple inventory images with our bulk upload tool. Easily pin a default image for eCommerce or the picture gallery for your salesscreen.

Unlimited categories & tags

When you sell in multiple sales channels, you need to be able to group products by multiple categories and tags. That’s why we’ve added the ability to add multiple product categories, tax categories and tags per SKU. Easily group products together for fast look-ups, bulk editing, listing purposes, and detailed reports.

Multi-Location Management

Unlimited stores (sell from anywhere)

We weren’t kidding when we said TAKU is designed for multi-location merchants. Know what to expect when you’re ready to grow. Add as many stores as you want – there’s no additional charge to add or change stores cool. Don’t pay more just to grow your business.

Unlimited stock allocations

Easily split your stock to as many allocations as you need. Unlimited stock splitting makes it easy for you to keep your stock quantities separate for stores, warehouses, virtual stores, shelves, aisles, store stockrooms, etc. for every single SKU.

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Scale faster by cloning settings

No need to set-up every store manually. Clone your zone and store settings easily to minimize the chance of error but don’t worry, access rights in TAKU are disabled by default so rest assured that access to sensitive information is given only when intentionally granted.

Group stores by zones

Create unique, custom groups of stores (zones) based on your selling area (e.g. US vs. Canadian stores). Assign different currency, cash rounding, tender types, shippers and stock allocations per zone. 

Built-In Training Tools 

Unlimited email support

We have a team of in-house retail experts ready to answer any questions you may have. Our support staff work with TAKU POS every day, and they’re ready to work for you.

Built-in onboarding tutorials

Significantly reduce your onboarding time and re-training costs with our easy-to-use interface and built-in guided product tours. New users can follow a checklist of key tutorials to learn how to use TAKU right from inside the platform. Included with all plans.

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Unlimited chat support

Chat away with a real, live North American technician any time from 8am to 8pm EST. When you contact us, you’ll be chatting with one of our in-house technicians rather than someone in a call centre.

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Online self-help resources

If you prefer to follow step-by-step instructions, access our online knowledge base to find detailed articles about how to set-up, train or troubleshoot TAKU.

Easy Tax Automation

Sales taxes

Set up sales taxes for any jurisdiction in North America. Tax automation available: effective dates, print acronyms, tax calculation methods, tax calculation basis, tax basis for e-commerce, flat tax, shipping included, refundability, recoverability, compound taxes.

Automated tax exceptions

Automate sales taxes and tax exceptions to easily handle your legal tax obligations without giving floor staff access to your tax settings.

Tax rules

Set up the rules for your sales taxes including: tax rates, effective dates, geographic jurisdiction (by country, region, city, zip/postal code), tax categories (by account, inventory) time limits, calculation type (positive, rebate, exemption), tax rule priority.

Financial reports

Pull tax and tax exception reports by receiver so that you can easily submit your sales tax remittances.

Reports and Insights Tools

Manager dashboard

For those with access rights, TAKU has a built-in dashboard to give managers a one-stop glance of how the store is doing right at sign-in.

Cashout

One of the most common causes of shrinkage or loss in retail stores is through the mishandling of cash. Use our cashout reports to prevent any mishandling of payments and to track any loss or theft.

Sales analysis reports

Break sales down by items, categories, and more. With our powerful “spreadsheet-style” reporting module, users can filter by multiple fields, sort columns, and re-organize columns. Minimize work by exporting only what you need.

Bank reconciliation

Minimize the amount of time required to balance your bank accounts. Our bank reconciliation report makes it easier for you to track the accuracy of your bank deposits.

Privacy & Security

Unlimited users & roles

Customize roles for your business to identify, track and manage different groups of users. Assign roles to users by store for better control of your multi-store staff.

Separate client databases

We know that trust is key to the reputation of every business. It’s one of the reasons why we’re the only native cloud POS platform to host our client’s databases separately for lower risk of privacy breaches. So you can sleep a little easier at night.

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Multi-level access rights

We know the type of security controls required for established businesses. This is why TAKU allows you to manage role access according to user actions and visibility.

Customizable store-level consent policy

Privacy isn’t just a superficial feature in TAKU. Wherever possible, we’ve baked privacy in by design. We’re the only cloud POS to offer an in-store customer consent form tied to a customizable store consent policy.