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Retail Systems for Footwear Stores





Aralco Retail Management and POS Systems have been developed extensively for footwear such as shoes, boots, sandals and any leather goods related businesses to meet the needs of these industries. 

Our retail solution manages and simplifies everything for you so that your employees can have more time with your customers and the tools to help you grow your business, with on-line or real-time data visibility from the back office to stores and E-commerce.  

One of the main challenges in the footwear industry is being able to manage your entire inventory according to style, brands, colors, sizes, seasons, collections, etc. 

Aralco Footwear Retail Systems has it all ready in its standard Back Office and POS modules - perfect for shoe distributors, single and chain-store footwear retailers.








  • Style related size, color, length, width grid matrix setup allows multiple details per product 
  • Instant inventory look up by style number, down to stock availability by color, size and locations from any store POS, in real-time giving you current stock at hand information


Inventory Look-Up of Style AX1000 with 4 Dimensions

  • Non-matrix items such as accessories  
  • Min/Max stock level by store, distribution center and company 
  • Non-inventory items such as repairs, personal shopping services  
  • Brand management with unlimited user definable categories i.e. season, collection, fabric, boots, accessories, etc
  • Manages consignment goods and payables upon sales by supplier 
  • Multiple suppliers per product
  • Kit sets/assembly
  • Product image and sound links to products for multimedia catalogues 
  • Customer display pole for multimedia presentations 
  • Bin numbers, volume weight, alternate barcode sets
  • Supplier and product lead time





Via keyboard entry or bar code scanning or via data collectors -









  • Goods receiving,
  • Inter-branch transfers, 
  • Stock count,
  • Returns to vendor,
  • Adjustments





  • Bar coded stock label, swing tag printing - label formats are fully user-definablle including label size, font type

    Bar code Label

  • Bar coded shelf label printing 
  • Supports alpha-numeric product code and bar code numbers
  • Supports unlimited manufacturers' bar code number per SKU, when applicable
  • Electronic shelf label (ESL) interface available




  • Auto purchase orders for re-stocking
  • Auto stock allocation for new shipment of goods
  • Auto stock balancing among stores to manage over/under stock and broken size/color




  • User definable customer's demographic profile, recording size, color, preferences etc.
  • User definable reporting on customer purchase history and demographic for email targeted marketing 
  • Email Broadcasting with email merging capability
  • Membership card system with user definable member group and privileges
  • Membership and loyalty card systems is interactive with webcam to capture picture of customer for in-store card printing


User Definable Customer Demographics CRM




  • Create multiple rewards plans to attract new customers and drive up repeat visits to your stores.
  • Fully automated point calculation and redemption at each POS terminal - processed real-time seamlessly with data synchronized with the central Microsoft SQL database server and across stores via the Internet.
  • In-store loyalty card printing with member's photo and bar coded ID or magnetic stripe encoding


Card Sample





  • Package sales ( e.g. sell jacket and skirt as a suit or as separates )  
  • Up-selling features (e.g. pop-up reminders for matching or coordinating items)
  • Markdowns and date sensitive promotion/event management 
  • Quantity discount group promotion for range of merchandise
  • Tag along promotion
  • Day/time of the week promotion
  • Promotion alert messages with start and end date
  • Conditional Promotion - NEW!, read more





  • Gift Card program - in-store prepaid stored-value money card redeemable at any POS station at any store location and any unused balance encourages repeat visits. 

  • Gift Certificate program with system generated ID number  (at the POS) with centralized redemption management at the back office, layered down to transaction date and receipt number





  • Report with Product and Customer PicturesChange or create your own user-defined reports 
  • Create your own formulas in reports
  • Stock ageing and sell through analysis by season, collection, etc
  • Best & worst selling items report by style, color, size and other matrix options 
  • Inventory & sales report by matrix or non-matrix  
  • Staff Performance and commission
  • Profitability, cost of goods sold
  • Year on year, month on month analysis


  • Graphical reports
  • Cross tab reporting
  • Report scheduler
  • Interactive with Microsoft Outlook
  • Output report as HTML, CSV or to Microsoft Excel, Words and PDF 
  • Report security access rights by individual and group of employees 





Custom data on the BI Dashboard are available and it comes standard with the following options:

Top Producers by:

  • Department
  • Customers
  • Store
  • Product
  • Suppliers
  • Employee
  • Sales Orders and Status




Merchandise Label Printing Solutions with Aralco




  • Wholesale order management with invoicing
  • Sales order and quotation management
  • Inwards and outwards consignment goods management
  • Account receivables, credit notes, statements, invoice ageing
  • Interface to Sage ACCPAC, Simply Accounting, Quickbooks, etc
  • Website and shopping cart integration







Read more about Aralco POS Systems | Interface Options List 




Contact IRMCS for more information.