How to control retail costs with Qashier POS

Whether you’re just opening your shop or have been in business for years, one key to success is to control retail costs. Without careful management, expenses can spiral, threatening the health of your enterprise. Today, we’re exploring three easy steps to control retail business costs effectively, ensuring your business survives and thrives.

  1. Record every transaction

Keeping track of every expense and income is crucial for any retail business. Detailed recording of transactions helps understand sales patterns and identify profit or loss areas. It is essential to determine which products are popular and which are not, enabling you to make strategic adjustments to your inventory and marketing strategies. This practice also prevents financial misunderstandings and inaccuracies, ensuring you have a clear and accurate picture of your business’s financial health. Moreover, consistent transaction recording aids in forecasting future sales trends and preparing budgets, further solidifying the financial foundation of your business.

  1. Manage inventory efficiently

Inventory management is a balancing act – overstocking leads to losses, while understocking means missed revenue opportunities. Utilising transaction data aids in making informed inventory decisions, ensuring that you have the right products at the right time. Effective inventory management not only trims expenses but also minimises waste from excess ordering. You don’t want to disappoint customers during the Christmas rush by understocking any promotional items. Nor do you want to end up with excess unsold goods, taking up valuable space in your storeroom. 

  1. Leverage technology for business management

Embracing technology can significantly transform the management of your business. It offers time-saving solutions and can reduce labour costs, potentially diminishing the need for additional staff. Technology streamlines various business operations, reducing costs and enhancing overall efficiency. It allows your staff to focus on more critical tasks by automating routine processes such as tracking commissions or processing payments. In today’s digital age, leveraging technology can also improve customer experiences, from offering seamless payment options to providing personalised services, thereby driving business growth and customer satisfaction.

How Qashier POS Empowers Retailers

Transaction records with Qashier

Every cash or cashless transaction is meticulously recorded by Qashier, ensuring precise and accurate financial tracking. This comprehensive approach lets users view their transaction history directly from the POS or QashierHQ – your online merchant back-office,, showcasing current-day transactions and detailed receipts. Each receipt is uniquely numbered, reflecting the transaction’s date and time, enhancing traceability and accountability. Additionally, Qashier offers flexibility in managing financial data, with features to view transaction history over selectable date ranges and to filter transactions based on specific criteria such as discounts, voided transactions, or vouchers. This level of detail aids in financial analysis and decision-making, ensuring that retailers clearly understand their financial position at any given time.

Business performance reports

Qashier’s advanced reporting tools provide valuable insights into sales patterns and trends, crucial for strategic planning and decision-making. Retailers can access these reports through QashierHQ, where they can specify the date and time range for their needed sales data. This functionality allows for a tailored view of sales performance, ensuring businesses can track and analyse their progress over various periods. For added convenience, QashierHQ includes shortcut buttons for common time frames such as TODAY, YESTERDAY, THIS MONTH, and LAST YEAR, streamlining the process of obtaining relevant sales data. These reports are instrumental for retailers in understanding their market performance, helping them make informed decisions for future business strategies and growth.

Multifaceted Features

Qashier is much more than a standard POS system. It is a comprehensive business management solution offering a range of features, including Customer Relationship Management and Staff Management. These tools are designed to be customisable, allowing retailers to tailor the system to their specific business requirements. The platform’s user-friendly interface ensures ease of use, making it accessible even for those not tech-savvy. With Qashier, businesses can streamline their operations, improve customer interactions, and efficiently manage their workforce, all contributing to increased productivity and profitability.

Value Pricing

Qashier demonstrates its commitment to accessibility and affordability with its pricing structure. The Qashier app is available on Android devices with a Lite plan that is both free and convenient, offering essential features without any financial burden. Additionally, for businesses in Singapore and Malaysia, Qashier offers the SME Support Program, providing further benefits and support tailored to the needs of small and medium-sized enterprises. This approach to pricing ensures that businesses of all sizes can take advantage of Qashier’s robust features, making advanced retail management tools accessible to a wider range of companies.


Qashier is not just a POS system; it’s a comprehensive solution for controlling retail costs. With its intuitive design, detailed reporting, and efficient transaction management, Qashier is an invaluable asset for retailers looking to streamline their operations and boost profitability.

More about Qashier

Qashier offers multiple digital solutions, including QR code table ordering, table management (F&B), employee management, customer relationship management (loyalty programs), inventory management, data analytics, and cashless payments, in an all-in-one device.

Qashier promises a seamless setup within 10 minutes, without the need for technical expertise. It boasts a user-friendly interface that is simple for anyone to learn and use. If you require assistance, you’ll find 7 days-a-week responsive technical support from your local team.

Try the Qashier app for free on your own Android device! With just one terminal, you’ll be able to accept an array of payment types, from major credit cards, e-wallets and EFTPOS. Speak to us to see how Qashier Smart POS can meet your business needs. Schedule a meeting with us here, or reach out via email [email protected].