A head office provides one publication, which transmits product information and changes, pricing and promotions to slave stores. Specific settings can be applied to customise the information you wish to publish to each slave store.
Refer to the image below for the following features.a. Search for subscribers (stores) using the search box. Enter the name of the slave store in the search box, and press [Enter] to search for their publication settings.
b. The Subscriber column shows the name of the slave stores that are available to subscribe to the head office publication.
c. The Publication Type column shows the publication settings that are available for you to subscribe the store too.
d. The Status column shows the status of each publication. This status is also displayed in the Subscriber detail panel.
e. The Subscription Update Settings panel allows the head office operator to control the information sent to each slave store via the publication.
f. The Force Subscribe and Force Unsubscribe buttons allow you to subscribe and unsubscribe a slave store to the head office publication. Refer to Subscribe a slave store to head office publications and Unsubscribe a slave store from head office publications.
g. Click Save to save any changes.
Do not unsubscribe a slave store from head office publications if you want to continue to send the product information to that store.
Subscription Update Settings Overview
The Subscription Update Settings are located on the Publications window and are grouped as follows:
- Supplier Details
- Retail Pricing
- Drug Pricing
These settings are applicable for changes made to existing products. New products created at the Multi-Store head office will apply all the information, irrespective of the subscription settings.
General Group Box
Applies to values in the slave store Stockcard
Restrict Product Add
|Categories Group Box||Applies to the values in the category tab in the slave store stock cards|
When applied, the head office operator will be prompted to select either:
AR Product Code
Supplier Details Group Box
Supplier details updated in Supplier Product Maintenance
Min Order Qty
Min Order Qty is only updated at a slave store when set to a value other than zero at the Multi-Store head office.
Preferred Supplier Details
Min Shelf Hold
Max Shelf Hold
Retail Pricing Group Box
Retail price in the head office product stock card is sent to the slave store. This price can be reviewed and accepted by the slave store in Price Maintenance.
The head office sets the price via the tier category and pricing. This automatically updates the retail price at the slave store.
This option also locks the Retail Price field in the stock card of the slave store.
This option allows the head office to publish new promotions and apply changes to existing head office promotions at slave stores.
Drug Pricing Group Box
Applies to Tiered Fixed Drug Pricing
Drug Fixed Price
This option allows the head office to manage up to three tiers of drug fixed pricing.