Product tags are a great way to categorize and sort products for rapid searching and button layout creation. With Korona, creating and assigning product tags is easy. Tags can be used for selections, such as product add-ons or modifiers. Tags can also be used to set up promotions for a group of products.
Setting up Product Tags in Korona
To create a tag inside a product you may need to have products already created. You can create the product tags while creating the product as well. If you haven’t created any products, please see creating products manual page for more information.
Begin by going to the product selection menu by going to Inventory > Products. Once you are there, select the product that you wish to edit. You will be presented with the Create/Edit product screen.
Towards the top right is the Tags field, just below ticket definition box. Here, you can designate what you need to have your product tagged as. In this case, we will be using the “Red Wines” tag.
Type in the tag you wish to use. Note, hitting the space bar while generating the tags will create individual words. If you need to, you can create the tag as all one word.
Once you have created and added the tag to the product. Click on the save button at the top of the screen. These tags can also be re-used on other products.
Using Tags to Filter Products
Product Tags can also be used to assist in searching for a certain category of products. In the screenshot to the right. We have used the “redwines” tag to filter and display all of the red wine products we have in stock. This is done by clicking the filter button at the top of the products screen. Next, we select the tag filter from the available filters box. Under the active filter box, we set the tag filter to be “is equal” from the drop-down. Finally, we enter the tag of the products we are looking for.
Tags can also be used to rapidly generate button layouts on point of sale terminals. For more information on this topic, please visit our create button layouts from tags manual page.
Mass Tagging Products
Korona allows users the ability to mass tag products. To do this, you will need to go to the product screen. Go there by navigating Inventory > Products. Using the shift or ctrl buttons on your keyboard, select the products you wish to edit.
Click on the “Edit+” button at the top of the screen. You will be taken to an edit products screen. This screen will allow you to make edits not related to a specific product.
Go over to the add tags box and type in the tags you wish to add. A slider button will activate indicating that that is one of the edits that will be made to the products. You can also remove tags from products if desired. To do this, go to the remove tags box below add tags, and type in the tags you wish to have removed.
When you have finished adding your tags, save them by clicking on save button located at the top of the screen. The products you have selected will now have the tags you added. Any tags you have elected to remove will also be removed from those products as well.
Product Pack Tags
Product Pack Tags are tags that can be used for packaging products. For example, if you were selling liquids, such as oils, you also need to sell a bottle with it. This allows you to set various prices based on the size of the package that is used with the product. It all allows for the selling of multiple packs such as soda packs.
You will need to have a product created that you wish to have packaging set up. In this example, we will be using Italian Herb Olive Oil. We will be using three(3) options for bottles: 250 mL, 375 mL, and 500 mL bottles (three products). Each bottle size will have its own price assigned to it.
For detailed information on creating products, please see our Creating Products page.
Create the product as you normally would. Give it a name, assign a sector, assortment, and commodity group to it. In this example, we are charging at the bottle size. We will leave the price field blank.
In the Additional Information box, tick the checkbox marked Packaging Required. Save the product by clicking the save button at the top of the screen.
Now we need the packaging. Create another product in the same manner. This time, give it a price. For this example, we have priced a 250 mL Bottle at $2.50.
We will now assign the pack tag to the product. The pack tag registers at various quantities. Formatted as pack<quantity>. In this example, we are using pack0.25. If you want to sell more or than one quantity, you can set it as pack0.5 or as pack1 and so on.
Save the product. Create additional package options as needed, using the methods above. Now, add it to the terminal by adding the product button to the button layout of your choice.
For detailed information on assigning buttons to button layouts, please see our Create POS Buttons / Button Configuration page.
Once you have added the product to the button layout, Retrieve Master Data on all affected terminals.
Use at the terminals
Ring up your product as you normally would. The terminal will take you to a selection screen. Here, you can select the packages you have set up. Select that package, and depending on its price, it will show up on the receipt. In this example, we’re selling a 250 mL bottle of Oil. Select your option, and finish the transaction normally.