Today, we review the POS Magento 2 extension by Boost My Shop. You can check other point of sale extensions in this post: Magento 2 POS & Magento POS. If you are not familiar with the core idea behind this kind of modules, here is a short explanation. With the help of the POS system, you connect your online website to the brick-and-mortar store creating a Magento-based selling point in offline. But let’s return to the Boost My Shop POS Magento 2 extension.
The module offers a lot of features designed to simplify your daily routine related to offline sales and their synchronization with the online website. First of all, there is a barcode scanner support. Thus, you can easily improve the productivity of your managers as well as decrease mistakes caused by a human factor. Another important feature of the Boost My Shop POS for Magento 2 is full touch screen optimization, so your employees can rapidly do all the work with the maximum efficiency.
And of course, the extension fully supports various payment methods, custom pricing, and coupons. Another customer-oriented feature is related to various customer types support. Thus, Boost My Shop Point Of Sale allows you to work with both guests and existing customers. Besides, you can register new ones.
Z-reports is also among strong points of the module, but we will describe it below in more details. The ability to create shortcuts is a reliable time-saver that you get with the POS Magento 2 extension by Boost My Shop. This feature allows you to add bestsellers to cart quickly and easily. Multiple users and websites are supported as well.
The POS menu is divided into the following sections: Checkout, Sales, Customers, Reports, and Settings. The Checkout screen is designed to simplify the way you or your employees place orders. On the Sales screen, the extension provides the ability to consult order history. As for Customers, you can find all data related to clients including history of their purchases here. The Reports screen is designed to show core indicators and generate Z-Reports. In Settings, you can configure your Magento 2 POS. Let’s figure out, how all these features are represented in real life.
In the following backend tutorial, we explore core elements of the Boost My Shop POS for Magento 2. The Checkout screen allows you to change users and store views as well as search for products. Corresponding buttons are available in the top menu. Click on each one and a new screen will appear.
Select Store View
The bottom menu provides the ability to choose a shipping method, specify customer details, add products via shortcuts, and perform payment.
Note that the default shipping method is store pickup. But you can select others on the following screen:
As for the guest customer section, it allows you to specify details for a guest customer;
select an existing customer;
or create a new one.
The Shortcuts window contains products that you’ve previously added.
Note that it is possible to change the product quantity or price clicking on the product image.
On the Payment screen, you can apply a coupon code and specify the amount of money paid via a selected payment method. Besides, the Boost My Shop POS Magento 2 extension allows you to enable/disable the creation of invoices and shipment. Next, hit “Create Order” to finish the purchase.
The order will appear in the corresponding grid with the “Complete” status.
To add a product to shortcut, go to its settings and activate the “POS Shortcut” toggle.
As for the Sales screen, it also allows you to select a new user and change a store view. As for a corresponding grid, it shows the date of each purchase, its number, a customer who did a purchase, ordered products, total amount of money spent, order status, store view, and vendor.
The Customers grid provides the same features and displays the following information: customer number, name, email, date of account creation, group, and website.
As for reports, you select a time interval to generate a report. Next, the extension updates data divided into 4 sections: Totals, Payments, Best Sellers, Sales by Vendor. Note that you can print a Z-Report here.
All Boost My Shop POS settings are divided into 4 blocks: General, Checkout, Guest Customer, and Receipt Configuration.
The General block allows you to select a barcode attribute.
The Checkout section provides the ability to select default shipping and payment methods.
In the Guest Customer block, you can specify default customer data that will be used in case of a guest checkout.
The Receipt Configuration provides the ability to adjust width and specify both header and footer text.
The Boost My Shop POS Magento 2 extension is one of the easiest solutions of its kind. It offers a very user-friendly interface with only the necessary settings. And due to the Shortcuts feature, you can make your daily routine even more seamless and simple. The module costs €290 and it is absolutely worth its money.