Version Comparison

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LumenSoft Candela RMS personal edition:

This version of Candela provides single-store retailers or wholesalers with an easy-to-use, cost effective and complete software product that helps them perform all retail operations including sales, inventory management, purchase, stock takes, and customer management. Strong and comprehensive reporting provides decision support in all critical operations of the business. This application saves time and money by automating store operations at an affordable price. The solution can be integrated with LumenSoft General Ledger (LS-GL) to make an integrated retailing and financial management solution.


LumenSoft Candela RMS professional edition:

This version of Candela is a cost effective retail management POS solution for small and mid-market retailers or wholesalers operating multiple stores or chains of stores. Candela Back-office is placed at the central location and all outlets and warehouses terminals are connected to this back-office using the Internet. It can be considered a scaled down enterprise edition with limited features of stock optimization. Due to its reduced cost it fits into budgets of small businesses and start ups. It offers functionality such as multi-dimensional inventory management, stock movement across different stores and warehouses, customized reporting, purchase management including PO and GRN, and loyalty club. The solution can be integrated with LumenSoft General Ledger (LS-GL) to make an integrated retailing and financial management solution.


LumenSoft Candela RMS enterprise edition:

This version of Candela is an enhanced POS solution for small and mid-market retailers operating multiple stores and chains of stores.Candela Back-office is placed at the central location and all outlets and warehouses terminals are connected to this back-office using the Internet.It includes all functionality of professional edition and in addition it has got rich functionality to control and optimize stocks across the chain of stores. It offers functionality such as multi-dimensional inventory management, intelligent stock movement across different stores and warehouses, automated adjustment of re-order levels based on sales history, centralized messaging system. It can be customized and configured for specific business requirements, and is flexible enough to adapt to dynamic and challenging business requirements of retail chains. The solution can be integrated with LumenSoft General Ledger (LS-GL) to make an integrated retailing and financial management solution.

Feature Personal
Edition
Professional
Edition
Enterprise
Edition
For single stores or multiple independently operated stores

 

Use Candela Training Mode to provide training to new and existing users. Activities performed in training mode do not affect the actual operations

 

 

Facility of Supervisory or Override login. Supervisor can perform restricted operations by suppressing the cashier login

 

 

Efficiently manage and track inventory within store, set three reorder levels for all items

 

 

Define assembly products and manage recipe (bill of material) of such products. Assemble products through consumption of raw materials

 

 

SMS integration for different Candela activities like Sales, GRN, Audit etc. On demand SMS can be generated for Customer Club and suppliers

 

 

Automatically generate purchase orders based on reorder points and restock levels. Track the PO balance receivables

 

 

Attach products to suppliers & generate automated Purchase orders based on sales history

 

 

Import items, all attributes of items, and supplier information from Microsoft Office Excel

 

Manage multiple item dimensions – for example, color and size

 

 

View sales, purchase, inventory, movement and audit information in dynamic reports

Select and print barcodes for inventory items from available barcode templates, print barcode based on GRN, use pre-printed barcodes

 

Design Barcodes through the system by using interactive Barcode Designer

 

 

Perform Stock takes or physical audits using barcode scanners or hand held data collectors

 

 

Integrate sales, customer receivable, vendor payables information with Accounting Software (Lightwave)

 

 

Perform daily or shift wise cash closing for the complete shop or for each individual POS.

 

 

Configure POS screens to meet specific business requirements.
Use manger over-ride feature for restricted functions

 

 

Hold and retrieve the invoices to serve more than one customer simultaneously at the POS

 

 

Quick price check option on Point of Sales screen

 

Memorize reports settings and create user defined reports

 

Split the payments at POS between cash and credit card

 

 

 

Perform POS closing and Day End Shop closing. Reconcile cash of each Till for all cash related activities

 

 

Track the salesmen performance. Generate consolidated and detailed
sales reports against salesmen

 

 

 

Manage accounts receivables and accounts payables for credit sales to customers and purchases from suppliers

 

 

Configure Customer group based prices. For each customer group, while making invoice, system bring product price set for that customer group

 

 

 

Assign Role specific security to system users. Give user rights for different system screens and action buttons (new, update, delete, print, etc.)

 

  

 

Improve cashier and other users accountability by tracking tasks performed by them

 

 

 

Integrate the retail system with accounting system (LS-GL) to perform integrated financial management

 

  

 

Manage customer advance orders with related reports

 

 

 

Manage customer Layaways. Sell to customers on partial payment and side aside purchased goods

 

 

Track Employee attendance through the system. Use system generated employee ID cards

 

     

Yes

 

Configure the POS Tills as Off-Line. These Tills work independently if the shop server goes down

 

   

Manage loyalty club or member club in the system. Set different discounts, analyse member sales, generate letters and labels, and print membership cards    

Memorize reports settings and create user defined reports   Yes
Implement data view restriction to selected user groups on reports. The restricted groups can then view reports only up to a certain back date     Yes
Availability of data loaders to load product data and customer data. This helps in loading data in Candela through Excel   Yes
 

Automatically save in-process documents of Sale, Purchase Order, GRN, and STR (one to one)

Manage sales, inventory, and customer information across multiple stores
Block the items for selected shops so that these are not included in stock transfer orders during stock movement
Roll up the sales and stock information of all shops and warehouses to have a consolidated view at the head office
Restrict each POS Till for selected departments. Sales invoice for other departments cannot be made on these POS    
Integration with Web Store product
Manage pricing and promotions from the head office, set prices for future dates  
Transfer stock between warehouses and retail shops. Also move the stock
Manage points earning and redemption system for customer purchases through loyalty cards  
Multi-currency configuration. Each shop can be assigned its own currency and consolidated reporting available in base currency
Automatically distribute the stock amongst different retail outlets based on the reorder levels, current stocks, and shop priorities
Enter received stock quantities or items different than the dispatched stocks. Resolve the differences through head office and adjust inventories at the dispatch shops
Auto adjust re-order levels for every item (SKU) and assortments based on the sales pattern for the selected period
Configure different product prices for every shop. During sale invoice, these prices will be used
 

Lookup for product availability at other shops and warehouses by the shop sales staff

 

Centralized messaging system between the head office and different shops and warehouses.
Franchisee management and assigning the shops as franchised shops. Management of revenue, discounts sharing, and receivables
 

Automated and Pre-scheduled data transfer facility between shops and head office

 

Automated report scheduling and automated emails of reports to selected users on periodic basis
 

Availability of selected product lines at selected shops. This helps in managing multiple brands under one License.

 

 

Assignment of Selected Shops to different user Groups. This helps in dividing head-office operations based on selection of retail outlets.

 

 

Assignment of selected product lines to different user groups. This enables the management to assign managers for different brands and isolating their operations from others.

 

 

Initiation of stock transfer request by retail outlet or a warehouse. This request can then be converted into a Stock Transfer order by the head office

 

 

Note: The features listed in version comparison are subject to updates and changes. Customer should clarify the available features in each version at the time of product purchase.

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