Update Items Import

The Update Items Import provides a convenient means to:

• update prices--from a spreadsheet, emailed pricelist, etc.
• create new price levels--using values calculated in Excel, etc.
• update descriptions including Detail Description and Custom Fields
• import a new Item Code for part number changes

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Build/Bundle Line Items Import

Big Business includes sales and manufacturing features for creating Builds and Bundles. Built Items are inventoried items assembled from inventoried items. Bundled Items are non-inventoried kits that exist only to provide the bundling or kitting function of selling a group of items at once. Both are defined using the Build/Bundle tool found on the Item Card, and can now be defined using the Bui


Price Labels No Price

The option for Price Labels No Price has been added to Print Options for:
• Bill
• Bill Search
• Item
• Item Search

This Solution provides details. (6547)


Add To Labels

Add To Labels lets you choose a field to include on Price Labels.

This Solution provides details. (6548)




Bundle Price

Bundle Price is a custom, calculated Column for Items Search.

This Solution describes using this option. (6751)



Understanding ETAs

Big Business tracks several ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival) for anticipating Vendor deliveries and setting customer expectations or scheduling fulfillment.

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Add Order At Least

Add Order At Least combines Order At Least and When Below to determine a Target Quantity when using the feature to Auto-Complete a Purchase Order. (6194)


Printing Price Labels

This Solution provides detailed information for selecting compatible labels from the many standardized label sizes available. (3224)


Setting the History View Duration

Setting the History View Duration
You can determine how many days of transaction information are displayed in the History view of Item Cards. The default is to show all transactions, but you can enter a specific number of days if you prefer.
If you set a specific number of days, all open transactions are displayed, even if they are outside the time period you specify. Similarly, transactions dated


Selling an Item into a Negative Quantity

Selling an Item into a Negative Quantity on Hand in Big Business Version 2.0 may result in incorrect values in the Item's Average Cost and Total Cost.

See Solution#3052 (Adjusting for Incorrect Item Average Costs) for details and a fix. (3025)


Auto Generate Item Codes

Big Business includes the option to Auto-Generate an Item Code in the form of a serial or sequential number. (3039)


Inventoried Items Prompt for Cost

Selling (or Building from ) Items which are Inventoried which have a negative Quantity on Hand uses the Cost, rather than the Average Cost, for any postings. If this value is zero when it should be a positive dollar amount, Inventory valuations and Cost of Goods Sold numbers may be out of balance until the Item is purchased and its Quantity on Hand restored to a zero or positive value.

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Item Batch Delete

The ability to delete unused Items en masse has long been requested by Big Business Users who generate numerous Quotes. Many companies want to be able to Quote from an imported catalog of Items. In the end, they may only end up selling a fraction of the Items they imported for Quotes.

The Items that are sold contain historical transaction information and can not be deleted. The Items that have


Marking Items Obsolete

Big Business includes the option to mark Items as Obsolete. Marking an Item Obsolete removes several Item attributes including Bought, Sold, Inventoried, and the values in Order At Least, When Below, and Quantity Needed.

Once an Item has been marked Obsolete, it can no longer be added to any transaction (e.g. Invoice, PO, Item Adjustment). It is recommended that you wait to mark an Item Obsolet


Update Items as Obsolete

Big Business 7 adds the option to Update Items as Obsolete. (6127)


Adjust Preprinted Statements

Big Business uses Preprinted Statement forms from Deluxe, which must be correctly aligned. Settings in the Cusomer Prefs let you make an adjustment to the position of the printing (6171).


Select Sales Tax on Invoice

Big Business lets you select the Sales Tax on an Invoice. This is convenient if Sales Tax on the Customer Card is different--for example an out-of-state customer who is normally exempt, purchases in person and needs to pay local sales tax rates. (6173)




Building Items Prompts to Update Cost

Selling (or Building from ) Items which are Inventoried which have a negative Quantity on Hand uses the Cost, rather than the Average Cost, for any postings. If this value is zero when it should be a positive dollar amount, Inventory valuations and Cost of Goods Sold numbers may be out of balance until the Item is purchased and its Quantity on Hand restored to a zero or positive value.

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