Products & Inventory

Setting up Full and Minimum Capacities

Setting up Full and Minimum Capacities will help you keep your inventory stocked without over filling it. Full Capacity – The ideal amount you want in your inventory when you are fully stocked. When re-ordering from your storage location through transfers or from your wholesaler in Automatic Purchase Orders, Nova will recommend how many to order based off of your Full Capacity. Minimum Capacity – This is the number that you do not want your inventory to go below before ordering more. In Nova Alerts you can sign up to receive an alert when your inventory reaches or goes below Read more

Kits and Bundles

Set Up From the Management Screen choose Products > Kits and Bundles   In the upper right corner of the screen choose “settings.”   In the Receipt settings section choose which information you would like shown on the customer’s receipt.   In the Enterprise settings section you will have control over when kits are active as well as which Regions they are active in. Then click Save.   Creating a Kit/Bundle Choose “add kit” from the main Kits and Bundles page.   In the upper section choose which region(s) will have access to this specific kit/bundle. Then fill out: Name Read more

Adding your Purchase Order directly into Expenses

Add Purchase Orders (P.O.) to Expenses If you order merchandise from your wholesaler through Nova’s Purchase Order Feature you may add the total cost of your items directly into your expense report. As usual fill out the “Quantity to Order” column You can view your “Estimated Cost Price” in the bottom left corner. Then click “Next.”     On the “Submit Purchase Order” page, simply check the box that says “Save the estimated cost as an expense.” Then click “Finish” in the bottom right corner.   Now go to “Accounting” and “Expenses.”   See your Purchase Order Cost has been Read more

Inventory History

Snapshots of your Inventory will be taken automatically.  You may choose if you would like them Daily or Weekly. On the Management Screen go to Inventory and click “History.”   In the upper right corner click “Settings.” Pick your Time Zone. Then choose if you would like the history to be logged daily or weekly.   Choose the date of the report you would like to see and click “Open.”   Each log may be printed or exported to Excel.  

Creating and Saving Custom Variants

This is how to create and save Custom Variants in Nextgen Nova In Nextgen Nova go to the Manager Screen, then select Products and Settings In the upper right corner click on the blue triangle and choose “add product.” Towards the bottom of the page where it says “Does this product come in different variants? Click on the “No” and it will change into a “Yes.”   Click on the drop down menu where it says “Option 1” and choose “Custom.”   In the first box type in the option name you would like.  Then in the values box type Read more

Adding Pictures to Categories

To add a picture to a Category: From the Management Screen choose the “Products” Icon and then select “Categories” Right click on a Category and choose “Add Picture”   Click “Browse” and select a photo from your picture library then click “Save”   Here is an example of what it will look like:

Inventory Count – By Item

How to complete an Inventory Count by item: At the top of the Sales screen, click on the “Inventory” icon. In the Inventory Management screen, click on the “View Inventory By Item” tab   There are 3 different ways the Inventory may look depending on how the Manager has set it up. The Count Column is always located in either the last 1 or 2 columns on the right. Options: In option A. the Inventory quantities are hidden, so in the “Count Column” simply scan or manually enter the quantity that has been counted. Then click “Submit Count.”   In Read more

Inventory Counts by Category

At the top of the Sales screen, click on the “Inventory” icon. In the Inventory Management screen, click on the “View Inventory By Category” tab. Enter the Count for each Category Click on Submit Count

View the Daily Count

From the manager screen, choose “Inventory” and then “Daily Counts.”  Choose the desired dates (From Date → To Date) and press the refresh icon to load.  Locate the name of the location and the date you want to review and press “Open Count” or “Open Category Count” if the count was by Category. If there was an Error in the count, you may update the inventory to match what the employee counted by clicking the “Fix” button and saving. You may then report those items as a loss.  

Transferring Inventory

From the manager screen, choose “Inventory”, then “Transfers”. Tip: Transfers may also be accessed through Inventory Management > Update Inventory.  Click the “create a new transfer” icon in the upper right corner. Select the appropriate “source” and “destination” locations for the transfer.  Click the radio buttons to either “Update the destination right now” or “Update the destination only when the inventory is received and counted.”    Click “Load Inventory” or locate the items to transfer by using the “search” tool.  Enter in a quantity to transfer for the items that need to be transferred. Source Quantity – The number of Read more