The STAR System is a completely integrated package of software designed to help today's busy salon owner meet the challenges they face. The STAR System's EASY TICKET could not be easier to learn by virtue of its point & click design. Press the button on the screen and you are done. Although easy to learn, it is versatile, comprehensive, and powerful enough to satisfy the demands of the most experienced salon owner. Reasons to purchase the Star System Salon Management software:
Very easy to learn Highest quality telephone support provided by its developer Support available evenings & weekends Point & click design Powerful, nothing is lacking No limits: 999 employees, unlimited number of services and products
Network ready, no extra costs to support multiple PC's Enhancements produced regularly Customer input & feedback listened to & encouraged Download updates for frequent upgrades-no waiting for new release Hundreds of satisfied customers Low cost, complete solution Well written software that is forgiving of your mistakes, allows easy changes & corrections
The Star System is a complete package of all the software you need to run your entire business. ON SALE $449.00
Easy Ticket provides a mechanism to quickly to check-out your client and immediately capture all the information relating to that salon visit. It integrates with Client Management, Inventory Control, Client Marketing, Payroll, Sales Management and the Appointment System. Easy Ticket replaces your cash register.
Gift certificate tracking and control Use electronic gift cards or paper gift certificates Automatic tip tracking Allows you to correct an entry in the middle of a ticket Flexible pricing of services and products Bundles products into kits for easy sale of multiple items Credit multiple employees all on one ticket
Customer receipt includes salon advertising message Includes multiple sales and performance reports to analyze sales by stylist, sales per client, sales per hour, sales by brand, sales totaled by date, sales by client Pay multiple tickets all at once, facilitates checking out the whole family Tracks individual sessions and unlimited session packages Collects excise sales taxes such as tanning services
Client Management stores information about clients, pictures and personal data (such as birthdays, anniversaries, address, telephone numbers etc.) and information pertaining to their purchases of services and retail products. It provides for recording and retrieval of an unlimited number of chemical records for each client. Client Management also tracks retention ratios, new client generation and retention, and the success of promotional activities both in terms of the number of new clients and sales dollars generated.
Client Marketing can be a most valuable part of the Star System because it's purpose is to generate new revenue and clients for the salon. By simultaneously applying up to 24 different selection criteria, Client Marketing searches the client database to find only those clients that match the selection criteria and enable a salon to target a market. Once the client’s are identified, Easy Marketing & Mailing may be used to broadcast emails, print mailing labels and print lists of clients.
Output names & addresses to labels, report form, or to a mail-merge file
Create electronic newsletter to email to clients
Selection criteria include: stylist, date of first visit, date of last visit, sex, products purchased, birthdate, anniversary, zipcode, year to date purchases, number of visits
Rewards Club to reward frequent clients and encourage loyalty
Payroll automates the process of calculating earnings from commissions, tallying hours worked, calculating tax deductions, writing checks, and preparing government reports.
Five user defined payroll deductions Handles before tax, after tax and 401-k deductions Prepares quarterly reports Prepares W2's and 1099's Handles gratuity income (tips) Prints checks with itemized voucher Commission structure is highly flexible to meet all requirements Incorporates product deductions charges for professional product usage Commission structure may be multi-tiered and different for each employee Retail commission may be based on dollar volume or percentage of retail to service
To help the receptionist, each client’s name is color coded to indicate the appointment's status as: booked, called, confirmed, checked-in,serviced, checked-out, or followed up. It is also visually apparent on the appointment booking screen where in the middle of one appointment, a employee may be re-booked with a second client while the first is processing. A key feature is that a client’s ticket may be automatically generated from their scheduled appointment, saving the receptionist a tremendous amount of work. Email appointment reminders are easily generated.
Employee work schedules are maintained and integrated with the system Time slots may be blocked out manually if needed Tracks new clients and rebookings Books standing appointments into the future displays up to 10 employees appointments at a time
Inventory Control records information about the products and services that your salon offers. The program provides insight into your effective useage of inventory by providing clear, easy to understand reports. By use of reorder points that you establish, the inventory control system prompts you to order precisely the items and quantities that you need.
Printing barcode labels for products Stores an unlimited number of services and products Automatic generation of retail product labels Quick on-line access to product price lists Tracks back bar usage of professional products
Accounts Payable automates the process of paying bills and transfers the information automatically to your General Ledger. Without ever learning about debits and credits, you can create your own expense profile by simply filling in the blanks.
Print checks live as you enter information or enter invoices and then select which ones to pay on-line Bank reconciliation routine makes balancing your accounts easy Tracks all purchases and payments by vendor Prints 1099's Cash flow report plans your future cash requirements
General Ledger is a complete financial analysis package. It generates profit & loss statements and a balance sheet. Most manual posting of information is avoided as the other parts of the STAR System automatically update General Ledger.
Ability to print Income Statement and Balance Sheet in multiple formats Updated automatically by Easy Payroll, Easy Accounts Payable and Easy Ticket
Purchasing automates the ordering and receiving of inventory. It creates an on-line purchase order for each supplier based on the amount of each product that is sold or used. This allows you to receive shipments into inventory on an exception basis, noting only those items that are backordered, automatically entering the rest. This can save enormous amounts of time and ensures greater accuracy.
Ordering based on product movement eliminates the need to set and/or review reorder points Automatically adjusts ordering levels in line with sales Stores backorders and avoids double ordering Produces a check-in report for shipments Produces an Open Orders report for quick review of pending shipments Orders are edited on-line quickly and easily
The Cash Drawer routines provides an easy method for reconciling receipts and amounts of money actually on hand. Receipts for any period of time may be tallied and compared against funds on hand and deposited.
Currency and coin counting routine tallies money on hand Records paid-outs Stores running tally of money on hand
Technical support is optional, but most customers agree it is a valuable service. You have access to the answers you need 7 days a week up until 10:30 pm every night. I provide a level of service and quality of expertise you will not find anywhere else. The Star System Maintenance & Support Agreement is $150 for one year. You receive all the enhancements and improvements to the software for free and unlimited telephone and of course, email support. After the quality of the software, the quality of technical support is the #1 reason to invest in the Star System.