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Tips for retail categories

Here are some tips for using QuickBooks with your retail category. If you don't see your exact retail category listed, try reading the tips for a similar category.

Apparel

  • If you offer alteration services, be sure to check out the topics for retailers who also sell services:

  • To compare your financial performance to peers in specialty bridal or maternity apparel categories, check out the Expert Analysis Tool. The tool gives you an easy-to-understand written assessment of your company's financial performance compared to other retailers in your specific retail segment and includes recommendations on how to improve your retail business.

Beauty Supplies

If you provide beauty services, like hair, spa, or other cosmetic services, see topics for retailers who also sell services:

Depending on how you are currently managing you point of sale needs, you may want to consider Go online QuickBooks Point of Sale to handle your front office beauty supply sales.

Electronics & Appliance

  • If your store is impacted by high volumes of electronic equipment you return to vendors, check out the vendor return reports to better manage your business.

  • If you sell repair, maintenance, or related services, be sure to check out the topics for retailers who also sell services:

  • To compare your financial performance to peers in the computer or electronics categories, check out the Expert Analysis Tool. The tool gives you an easy-to-understand written assessment of your company's financial performance compared to other retailers in your specific retail segment and includes recommendations on how to improve your retail business.

Floral

To compare your financial performance to peers in the florist or plant nursery categories, check out the Expert Analysis Tool. The tool gives you an easy-to-understand written assessment of your company's financial performance compared to other retailers in your specific retail segment and includes recommendations on how to improve your retail business.

Furniture

  • To compare your financial performance to peers in the kitchen cabinets, lighting fixtures, or mattresses segments, check out the Expert Analysis Tool. The tool gives you an easy-to-understand written assessment of your company's financial performance compared to other retailers in your specific retail segment and includes recommendations on how to improve your retail business.

  • If you offer upholstery, finishing, or general repair services, be sure to check out the topics for retailers who also sell services:

  • If you want to identify the customers who have generated higher sales volume for your store, check out the reports designed to track monthly customer sales activity.

Gift & Souvenir

To compare your financial performance to peers, check out the Expert Analysis Tool. The tool gives you an easy-to-understand written assessment of your company's financial performance compared to other retailers in your specific retail segment and includes recommendations on how to improve your retail business. Depending on how you are currently managing you point of sale needs, you may want to consider Go online QuickBooks Point of Sale to handle your front office gift & souvenir sales.

Grocery & Specialty Food

To compare your financial performance to peers in the food, bakery, catering, or convenience store segments, check out the Expert Analysis Tool. The tool gives you an easy-to-understand written assessment of your company's financial performance compared to other retailers in your specific retail segment and includes recommendations on how to improve your retail business.

If you offer catering or food preparation services, be sure to check out the topics for retailers who also sell services:

Jewelry

To compare your financial performance to other jewelry retailers, check out the Expert Analysis Tool. The tool gives you an easy-to-understand written assessment of your company's financial performance compared to other retailers in your specific retail segment and includes recommendations on how to improve your retail business.

If you offer jewelry customization services, like resizing or alterations, be sure to check out the topics for retailers who also sell services:

If you want to identify the customers who have generated higher sales volume for your store, check out the reports designed to track monthly customer sales activity.

Sporting Goods

To compare your financial performance to peers in the equipment rental category, check out the Expert Analysis Tool. The tool gives you an easy-to-understand written assessment of your company's financial performance compared to other retailers in your specific retail segment and includes recommendations on how to improve your retail business.

Tips for franchisees

If you offer services, be sure to check out the topics for retailers who also sell services:

See help targeted at franchisees.

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