Bluestore Live Glossary

The Bluestore Live Glossary contains terminology that's frequently used when we're talking about features and aspects of the service. Following each definition are links to related articles in our help centre for further exploration of each term.

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Charges are the opposite of discounts. They can be used to add amounts or percentages to a transaction. Learn about adding new charges.


The web console is the central component of Bluestore Live, allowing you to manage your business data, monitor your stores and report on sales and stock. Get an overview of the web console.


Discounts can be added at a product or transaction level, using full amounts or percentages. Learn how to add a new discount.

Drawer Operation Reason

If you find yourself with recurrent payments in or out out of your cash drawer (that aren't sales), you may want to add a drawer operation reason to show in your terminal and reports. Learn how to create one here.


One of the functions used in the console, to maintain or change products, users, stores etc. View how to use the edit function.


The name you attribute to your collection of stores and terminals.

Exchange Rates

Sell your products in other currencies. You can learn how to manually set your own exchange rates.

Help Ticket

After searching the knowledge base for relevant articles, you can request help from our Supprt team. Complete a help ticket by clicking on the link at the top of the page Submit a Request.

Known Issue

An error within our site that our engineers know about and are currently working to fix. Visit our Known Issues forum.

Log In

The act of signing into either your console on or your terminal.


The way Bluestore deals with codes and numbering of your products and entities. See how to change the default numbering system.


A user with limited access to terminal functions. Learn about user roles.


Part of your login credentials.  Find out how to change your passwords.

Product Attributes

Products are assigned attributes when created, which range from the category it resides in to the unit of measure it uses. You can learn about creating products here.

Product Categories

Product categories group your products together and are shown in your terminal, enabling easy product searches and sales. See how to create new categories.


Products are the physical items or services you provide for sale.

Price Lists

Products can be added to multiple price lists, so the same product can be set at different prices for different stores. Learn more about Price List.

Range Lists

Define lists of valid products for each group of stores and which price should be used. Learn more about Range Lists.


When a terminal is opened, a session is started. All POS transactions take place within that session, and the session is ended when the terminal is reconciled and then closed.

Stock Operation Reason

If you find yourself with recurrent stock operations, you can create a reason to show in your terminal and reports. For example, a regular delivery which store operators frequently process. How to add a new stock operation reason.

Store Manager

A user of your terminal with higher access rights than an Operator. Learn about different user roles here.


The location from which your sell your products. See how to add new stores.


Bluestore Live can manage both simple and complex tax rules. Learn more about tax here.


Methods of payment, e.g. Cash, Card, Cheque


The user/operator end of Bluestore Live. Your 'Till' interface. Learn how to install a terminal.


Master data descriptions can be maintained in any language. Descriptions are then displayed according to the language of the users' browser.

Units of Measure

An attribute of your products e.g. Each, box, bottle, bag...


A Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is a web address that points to a unique page on the internet.

User Roles

User are assigned roles to allow certain levels of access to both the console and the terminal.


Part of your login credentials.

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