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As a Shoe Store and Footwear Retailer, you require point of sale system technology to manage a diverse range of inventory items - from shoes and shoe accessories, to shoe repair and other footwear items - while ensuring operations are running at maximum efficiency. Only CounterPoint can offer options to carefully control your inventory and pricing, manage your footwear vendors, and even handle services such as shoe repair and layaway for your customers.

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CounterPoint SQL for Shoe Stores and Footwear Retailers

As a footwear and shoe retailer, your challenge is to deliver the expertise and personalized service of a specialty merchant along with the operational sophistication of a big-box retailer. Radiant Systems offers a complete technology solution — software, hardware, eCommerce, and technical services — that can help you meet these competing demands and drive growth and profitability in your footwear business.

CounterPoint includes a robust inventory management system, touchscreen point of sale (POS) ticket entry, built-in customer loyalty programs, automated purchasing, and impressive reporting capabilities. Instant inventory updates let you know what's in stock, on order, and in transit. Track your customers, control your purchasing, retain detailed sales history, or open an online store - CounterPoint includes everything you need to streamline your business and boost your bottom line. Join the multitude of shoe store and footwear retailers that rely on CounterPoint to efficiently and effectively operate their businesses at full potential.

Signature Capture and PIN Pad Technology

CounterPoint easily supports point of sale signature capture for credit card authorization and invoice approval. Signatures are stored electronically with the transaction and can be printed at any time on invoices and statements.

Fast and Easy Point of Sale Checkout

Touchscreen interface allows you to quickly ring up sales, returns, orders, backorders, special orders and layaways. Or place the entire ticket on hold and print a price quote.

Choose from regular or touchscreen ticket entry. Up-sell related items with graphical customer displays. Zoom in on item and customer details. Accept deposits on orders and track them through receiving. Use CPGateway for lightning-fast credit card authorizations. Ring up sales offline at a sidewalk sale or offsite event. Issue a gift card or store credit.

Up-To-The-Minute Inventory Control

CounterPoint manages your inventory and out-of-stock conditions which will maximize your profitability!

Your inventory picture is “up-to-the-minute.” You’ll know what’s in-stock, on-order, and in-transit. Track merchandise movement through serial numbers, kits, and gridded items. Define multiple price levels and promotional prices. Use the built-in merchandising reports to analyze current levels, spot sales trends, and make better buying decisions. Track serial numbers, inventory grids, markdowns, substitute items, and location specific pricing.

Automated Purchasing

Easily place orders with your vendors. Not sure what you need? Let CounterPoint calculate Model Stock levels and create PO’s!

Automatically calculate and create restocking orders. Simplify reorders by copying historical sales into new purchase orders. Order and receive merchandise for multiple stores. Receive merchandise with or without a PO. Track backorders, RTVs, and customer-specific purchases. Voucher received PO’s into your A/P system. Print item labels and barcodes on demand or automatically.

Customer Loyalty

Know who your customers are and what they’re buying!

Print mailing labels for special promotions. Increase loyalty with frequent shopper programs, customer specific pricing, gift certificates, gift cards, and store credits.

Integrated Ecommerce

Connect your CounterPoint system to an online store with CPOnline, our powerful and affordable web-hosting and website creation service!

Expand your business to the web with minimum effort and expense. Upload inventory, customers, and prices to your CPOnline store and download orders into CounterPoint for fulfillment. Online inventory comes directly from CounterPoint. Eliminate costly double entry – web orders are directly integrated into CounterPoint. Search engine optimization and marketing tools to reach new customers.

Reports Library

An extensive library of built-in reports gives you all the information you need to run a profitable and successful business!

Access hundreds of built-in reports and journals. View current conditions as well as historical details. Modify parameters to analyze the data your way. Print Quick Reports from any LookUp. Powerful Merchandise Analysis Report and Sales Analysis by Group Report let you analyze your inventory in hundreds of different ways. Graphical management dashboard.

Accounting Interface

Update financial statements and payables and exchange the data with accounting packages.


Define multiple price levels, markdowns, contract prices, quantity discounts, package prices, and location-specific pricing.

Sales History

Retain, view, and report complete detail of every sale you make, or look at summaries and cross-analyses.

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CounterPoint SQL for Shoe Stores and the Retail Footwear Industry

CounterPoint offers the footwear industry a complete technology solution including CounterPoint's retail software, hardware built specifically for the retail environment, and integrated eCommerce options to sell your items online. In addition to providing quick credit card authorizations and checkouts at point of sale, CounterPoint streamlines inventory management with its robust reporting capabilities and item editing features. Even if your shoe store has a wide range of departments and multiple locations, CounterPoint's powerful system can provide a timely, accurate view of stock levels as well as the ability to analyze inventory at department and store level detail.

CounterPoint SQL Features Beneficial to Shoe Retailers and the Footwear Industry

  • Kits at point of sale for bundling shoes, footwear accessories, or any number of other footwear items

  • Three dimensional grid options for inventory, ordering, and reporting to define footwear color, size, and width

  • Inventory management features to handle all of your footwear item, including detailed inventory records allow for recording inventory item numbers, shoe manufacturer, footwear model, and other necessary item information

  • Group markdowns, quantity pricing, coupons, multi-buy items, and bulk discounting

  • 2-second credit card authorization allow for faster, more efficient transactions - especially during busy holiday seasons

  • Integrated customer loyalty programs and customer relationship management including built-in gift cards

  • Ability to offer a full layaway program of footwear items

  • Item prompts for clerks to upsell the ticket during a sale - suggestion items, substitute items, and linked items

  • Easily view quantities to reorder based on current inventory levels, commitments, backorders, in-transit merchandise, open PO’s, desired stocking levels, vendor multiples, and/or vendor minimum order requirements

  • Create customer groups for businesses, athletic clubs, and more to easily manage group discounting, customer loyalty programs, and focused sales tracking

  • Touchscreen point of sale makes training employees quick and easy

  • Custom pricing rules allows you to easily control item pricing - especially great for sales drives!

  • Offline ticket entry provides the ability to seamlessly operate at an off-site event and the ability to utilize portable kiosks

  • Labeling allows you to create and print labels and/or barcodes for merchandise to more easily manage bookstore inventory

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We strongly encourage you to take the CounterPoint SQL Virtual Tour and contact us for a live CPSQL software demonstration.