Retail Software for Book Stores

Love Books? So do we!

Join the stream of book sellers who have used Candela for book stores to increase their profitability, growth and visibility.

From small specialty bookstores to large chain bookstore, Candela provides a complete retail management system for book sellers. Book sellers have to keep a large number of books of various genres from different publishers and authors.  Many book stores also sell stationery items, magazines, school syllabus and even uniforms of various schools. As the number of books, books genre, and products increases, the inventory management becomes more critical and complex. The information about authors, best sellers, booker prizes that readers (customers) demand has to be readily accessible at the POS, and all required stationery or other items have to be available. Candela RMS can manage all this and much more.

Other than the features listed in the feature gallery, Candela for Bookstores helps you do the following:

Scan and Enter ISBN codes of books

Books, generally speaking, are printed with ISBN numbers. Retailers who import them or purchase them locally have to keep track of book sales by their ISBN numbers.  Candela allows you to enter ISBN barcode and track each title by its code while selling or searching a book


Combine Books and Audio Versions to Create Assembly

With Candela you can easily combine print and audio versions of a book, or add two books by the same author to create an assembly. Assembly products can be sold as a single SKU and discounts campaigns can be created for such assembly products.



Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by S.R. Covey

Check author or genre wise sales of books

Candela provides you with tools to analyze sales from different aspects and get detailed insight into top selling books or authors. You can generate detailed reports to checks sale of a particular author, genre, and publisher or by any other attribute attached to a book.



Check author wise inventory of books

Certain authors are in demand during important events like book launches, favorable book reviews or after announcement of booker prize lists, etc.  With Candela, you can easily generate title or author wise stock reports to check if a particular book exists in your stock.



Sales report in Candela Retail software showing sale of Autumn by Ali Smith
Creating a discount campaign for books in Candela retail software

Run Book title or genre based discount campaigns

Author wise or genre wise discount campaigns can be created during certain events like World Book Day, author anniversaries, etc. Candela makes it easy to create different types of separate discount offers according to author, genre or publisher.


Customize book store receipts to convey messages

You can use famous quotes from books or any important announcement about various book prizes on sales receipts. Such customized receipts can not only convey important messages but can also add a distinct touch to your bookstore.



Customizing sales receipt for book stores in Candela Retail software
School Syllabus

Create and sell school syllabus with Loaders

Book store sellers who sell syllabus of different schools can easily create loader files of class wise syllabuses. This will make selling quick and easy where the cashier will only have to select the syllabus file on the POS instead of selecting every book and copy of a particular class.

Create customer based prices

Wholesale bookstores can create different retail and wholesale prices for their customers. For example, for bulk buyers discounted prices can be offered. Moreover, prices for bulk buyers can be configured on the basis of author, genre, publisher, year of publication, etc.

A book store
Candela customers
Share This