Art Gallery POS Systems & Management Software

25 Mar 2016

A woman at an art gallery looking at a painting.

In a lot of ways the art market is a world unto itself, a tight-knit community of artists, critics, dealers, and art appreciators. In others though, it’s like any other industry: a business with producers, consumers, and the people in between.

If you occupy the latter camp as an art gallery, consigner, or auction house, then like any other business owner who relies on sales you need the right tools to do your job right. That means finding a great point of sale system for art galleries – one that does more than just handle transactions.

If you’re interested in an art gallery POS system, systems from Clover™ and Turnkey have everything you’re looking for and more, including management software and tools for payment processing, invoicing, analytics, marketing, consignment management, and more. Don’t believe us? Keep on reading.

Art Gallery Management Software and Apps from the Clover™ App Market

ConsignAble by MZ Integration

A lot of art sales happen on a consignment basis, and with the ConsignAble app your Clover™ POS system will give you all the tools you need to manage consigners, sales histories, commissions, and more. (More Info)

DAVO Sales Tax

People looking at photographs displayed during an art opening.

“I wonder if they take cards…”*

According to artnet News, “all sales are subject to tax when artwork is sold… [and] the dealer/vendor has the responsibility and the burden of proof to demonstrate the applicability of any exceptions.” Sound scary? Not with Clover™! DAVO Sales Tax from DAVO Technologies automatically collects, files, and pays your sales tax directly from your Clover™. Never miss a deadline, never scramble to pay, never worry about an audit. (More Info)

LocalCast and Other Marketing Tools

The art world is big on word of mouth, but that doesn’t mean that gallery managers can ignore marketing. With the LocalCast app from Clover™ you can manage your social media, email marketing, SEO, and more right from your POS system. If you want something a little more specific, the App Market has plenty of other options to choose from. Take a look and see which one works best for you.

Other Software Features

In addition to the examples above, Clover™ systems support apps and software features that can help to manage sales analytics, employee timesheets and human resources, customer surveys, and more.

Other Benefits of Clover™ POS Systems for Art Galleries

Versatile Payment Processing

Whereas many point of sale systems a restricted to cash, debit, or credit card transactions, Clover™ stations can support payments using these and other methods, like EMV chip cards, and mobile payment methods like Google Wallet and Apple Pay. Why would you risk having to turn away a sale because you can’t support a prospective buyer’s payment method of choice?

Clover Mobile POS SystemForm and Function

Clover™ doesn’t just bring function to the table: it’s practically a work of art in itself. Sleek, modern design will perfectly suit most modern art galleries.

With Clover™ Mobiles, you can take your POS system in-hand and process art purchases on the floor of your gallery, increasing the likelihood of impulse buys and more seamlessly integrating shopping and conversion for your customers.

If you’re interested in learning more or getting your own Clover™ system from the authorized resellers at Turnkey Processing, simply fill out the form below.

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*Image Credit: Flickr User BurnAway/[CC BY 2.0]