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|LumenSoft Candela retail management system Overview|
Candela is a complete barcode enabled solution for management of retail businesses. It enables the retailer to manage its suppliers, its own operations, and its customers. Thus Candela can be considered a supply chain management system. Using Candela user can stay current with the changing information of his outlet (store). Up-to-date information of inventory, sales, receivables, and payables is available at the desktop of the decision maker(s). This enables the management to easily implement and enforce timely and informed decisions based on up-to-date and reliable data.
In essence, Candela facilitates easier barcode enabled POS functions, vendor management, customer management, inventory tracking and optimization, accounting, and business analysis.
LumenSoft Candela is sold as two modules: Store Module and Back-Office. Candela RMS Store Module provides a complete retail solution that can be run as a stand-alone application in individual stores, as well as connected to the head office using Candela Back-Office.Candela RMS Back-Office Module equips retail chains or multi-store businesses to roll up and manage data for all stores from the head office.
Candela can be configured as two different products. First configuration is called Candela Standard configuration and is designed for managing the retail operations at grocery stores, pharmacy stores, gift stores, and similar types of businesses. Second configuration is called Candela Assortment configuration and is designed for retail management in garments and shoes industry. This configuration has extensive support for assortments and management of product sizes and colors. All entries and reports are available in easy to use matrix of products and sizes.
All standard POS hardware can be connected to Candela for managing the retail operations. Any standard Barcode scanner can be connected to Candela for scanning of barcodes. Hand held scanners can also be connected to the system. Customer receipts can be printed by connecting retail receipt printers, thermal printers, laser printers, or ordinary dot matrix printers. Barcodes can be printed using special barcode printers or ordinary laser printers. Customer display or Pole display can also be connected to the system to show invoice details to the customers during product scanning. Cash drawer can be connected to the system which opens up automatically when a new invoice is generated by the system.
Candela is developed by a team of professionals having 30 man years of experience in retailing domain. Research has been conducted regarding the issues and problems of retail operations and solutions are designed which represent industry best practices. Candela has evolved during last Eight years of operation at leading retail stores (including many Retail Chain Stores of Top brands) The concept behind Candela is that the retailers can have immediate access to the right information. They can stay current with the changing information of any of the outlets (stores). Up to date information of inventory and sales is available at the desktop of the decision makers.
Use of Candela guarantees significant improvement in sales to stock ratio. This means, a retail business can achieve existing sales levels with much less stocks thereby increasing profitability.
Candela is a powerful tool for management of inventory of retail chain stores. Its intelligent inventory distribution and optimization algorithms maintain the required inventory at stores. Stock transfers between stores is automated and centrally managed through head office. For retail chains, the data transfer from shops to the back office server (head office) is very simple and occurs with a click of a button. The data can be transferred using a phone line the head office and at the retail outlet. Also the data can be transferred using the internet. Shops can use slow speed dial up internet connection or can use DSL internet connections. Due to simplified and efficient data transfer options the management of retail chain operations becomes very easy.
Candela offers retailers a feature-set designed specifically for dynamic and growing companies.