it's no surprise. After all, can your cash
register keep track of your customers,
inventory, rentals, sales, late fees,
provide quicker checkouts, get more repeat
business and give you the quick,
down-to-the-penny financial data you need
to manage your store? Could it ever reduce
your paperwork, costs and time?
More and more, computerizing your
video store has become a
competitive necessity. Research
shows that stores that have
computerized are -always- more
With a PC as your "smart" cash register
and Bogart, the answer to
all these questions is : YES!
Bogart is almost
intuitively easy to learn and use.
To ring a sale, the operator simply scans
or keys in the bar code label on the
membership card and movies. A sale may be
closed out to cash, credit card, check or
charged to a House Account. And in
seconds, the system produces a detailed
invoice to any standard or Pos receipt
Several rental price schedules, late fees
and due dates can be set up to accommodate
any type of pricing policy. As each
transaction is completed, the inventory
automatically changes, the customer's
history is updated and sales and rental
figures are adjusted accordingly.
It pays for
Video store owners who have computerized
know that the software pays for itself in
a matter of weeks. How?
How many times have you had customers
return movies really late? And how many
times do you say "Just make it $10, and
we'll call it even" ? You do that because
you don't want to take 10 minutes to
figure out the late charge, AND because
you feel guilty asking for $18 or $24
dollars. Your customers don't realize that
when they have the movie, you cannot rent
it out elsewhere. So you are not getting
paid fairly. When you have the computer,
the calculation of the late charge is
instantaneous. You also feel more
justified, (and so do your clerks) in
asking for the correct amount.
Many video store owners we have installed
systems for, has told us the same thing
"collecting the correct late charges alone
pays for the system".