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Gain real-time visibility with accounting software that simplifies your retail business

Sage Accounting for retail businesses will help you stay on top of customers and inventory, giving you control over orders and customer demands.

Make managing your retail business finances easy

Quick, easy invoicing so you get paid faster

  • Create invoices online
  • Send them to your customers in seconds
  • Accept payments directly from your invoices and get paid faster

Stay on top of your stock

  • Monitor stock levels and fulfill orders promptly while controlling costs
  • With reusable records for every stock item, service, and auto-adjustment, invoicing is a breeze
  • Multilevel categories help you get organized and filter to find what you need

Automate business processes

  • Easily handle a growing numbers of users, customers, transactions, or entities
  • Data moves seamlessly across your business in easily customizable, unified workflows
  • Pull in data and documents, including receipts, automatically with AutoEntry and secure live bank feeds

Get real-time visibility and insights

  • Forecast your cash flow and monitor the money coming in and out of your business on an insightful dashboard
  • Make smarter and faster financial decisions with access to real-time data and a comprehensive list of easy-to-use built-in and customizable reports

Work in or out of the shop with our mobile apps

Using the Sage Accounting app for Android or iOS, create an invoice from anywhere, even if you're away from your shop. Check when you got paid and your cash flow, all in our point of sale accounting software.

Discover powerful accounting software for retail businesses

Sage Business Cloud Accounting Start

Sage Accounting Start

$10 /month

Entry-level accounting software. Ideal for self-employed and micro-businesses. 

  • Create and send invoices
  • Track what you're owed
  • Automatic bank reconciliation
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Powerful cloud accounting software for small businesses. Includes everything from Sage Accounting Start, plus: 

Retail accounting software FAQs

Sage Accounting is a type of accounting software that works from anywhere, online. Shops and retail businesses typically use Sage Accounting to work on their books and control their cash flow. It will help you track your income and expenses while spending less time on financial admin.

Retail businesses deal with sales, customer support and admin, which can be time-consuming. Sage Accounting will help you review your shop's numbers regularly. You can also snap and capture receipts related to your expenses as you go directly into app.

Retail accounting describes an inventory valuation technique often used by retailers. Unlike cost accounting for inventory, it values stock or inventory based on the selling price rather than an acquisition price.

An accountant can help you check your books. They can also advise about how much tax you should pay, in the most efficient way possible. Sage Accounting makes is easy to collaborate with your accountant, securely.

Use accounting software. It's more reliable and accurate than spreadsheets or paper processes. It will sync transactions from your business bank account automatically. If the transaction doesn't come out of your bank account, snap and capture the receipts with your phone. Apps like AutoEntry are ideal for this. Review your retail store books at least once a week, month and quarter.

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Whether you’re a sole trader, a micro-business or a small business with complex invoicing requirements, there’s a Sage Accounting solution for you.