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Supermarket POS System


The client provides end to end IT solutions - Hardware, Software and Networking - to Retail, Security and Hospitality industry. They offer services such as software development, system acquisition, installations, integration and maintenance to 400 reputed customers countrywide.

Key challenges of the project were:

  • A POS system which is available offline as well as online
  • Ability to support multiple branches and chaining concept
  • POS system also requires integration of sales, inventory, purchase, accounting and bookkeeping functions into one application
  • Live transaction monitoring of different tills from Head Office


  • Server

    Microsoft Windows Server

  • Server


  • Programming Language


  • Database:

    Microsoft SQL Server and MSSQL

  • Framework:

    Microsoft .Net Framework

  • Reporting Tool:

    Crystal Report


TatvaSoft developed ASP.NET and VB.NET based Supermarket POS system that is highly effective in managing the retail checkouts with following core functionalities:

  • Facility to synchronize data from multiple branches with head office either online using the internet or offline using flash disk, CD or any other media
  • Customer loyalty module involving gift voucher and promotional plan facilities
  • Currency management with exchange rate change effects with one base currency
  • Multi-company and Multi Till option controlled by the licensing system
  • Multi branches and Multi location support
  • Facility to transfer and manage items between all branches
  • Online authorization options for Purchase Order, Goods Received Note, Purchase Invoices, Price Change, Price List, Credit Customer etc.
  • Online Credit Card verification and payment acceptance to be done
  • Facility to manage multiple price change, short expiry price change and item selling price change
  • Full fledge accounting module with Forex gain/loss calculation and report generation
  • Compliant with Wi-Fi enabled data collectors like PDA for physical stock management
  • Mailbox for every user with popup facility when there is any authorization request
  • Stock valuation on basis of FIFO, Last Cost, and Last Price & Average Cost
  • Barcode and Shelf label printing
  • Orders or quotes can be directly sent to supplier or customer via email or can be printed
  • Standalone as well as clubbed reports generation of all branches.
  • Reporting facility with an option to print, email and export to Word, Excel and PDF


Supermarket POS system helped retailers in attaining operational efficiency and profitability as well as provide a better picture of product lifecycles, customer buying patterns, seasonal trends, and much more. The client realized the following benefits by using this system:

  • Simple: POS functions laid out in an easily understandable manner
  • Efficient: Know exactly your inventory level and re-order right quantity at the right time
  • Convenient: Enabled tracking of sales and inventory data of all branches from the central location
  • Customizable: Option to add custom defined fields and user-defined captions to be used for printing formats
  • Flexible: Facility to migrate data from offline database to online database and vice versa

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