The QuickBooks company had me come out to their USA office to view
the first QB POS.
It is bad for jewelers. It's OK if you're a "7-11". It can't do
inventory control as it can't track date. Yes, repairs can't be
If you're in the jewelry industry and have inventory you MUST have a
jewelry specific program. Our inventory turn is too slow for anything
else and with tracking repairs, well only a GOOD jewelry POS program
acan do that and there are few.
I do like DCIT
I "support" jewelers with The Edge and Jewelry Shopkeeper, too very
good programs, both cans end daily business to QB. I think DCIT will
- The Edge
- Jewelry Shopkeeper
- Business Mind
There are 5 reasons for financial distress in a jewelry store
1. Charge too little for their labor (repairs & custom). Simple Fix,
charge more (or get my Blue Book to Repairs - www.jewelerprofit.com
2. They have more inventory than they can sell in one calendar year.
(Need a good program with good reports)
3. Have the wrong price points. (The POS will tell you what price
points sell and which do not.)
4. They don't have enough people walking through the front door (an
5. When they DO walk through the front door, the staff let's most of
If you're going to have a store with inventory, over $50,000, you'll
need a jewelry specific software.
I think these programs cost for one computer
The Edge $3700
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