Accounting software that's made for retail

As a retail business owner, you’ve probably had days where you don’t know where to begin. You need to monitor inventory and cashflow and balance the books. But you also need to keep up with marketing – and of course speak to your customers.

If you have an ecommerce site, shipments and payments can be time consuming to deal with. And questions about taxes and payroll can cause major headaches.

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How Xero can help your business

Xero is online or cloud-based accounting software that automates many manual processes. Xero streamlines inventory management and point of sale and makes doing business a pleasure. Everything just works – seamlessly and securely. And since Xero was born and built in the cloud, it can grow as your business grows. That means more success, with less headaches – and that’s got to be good for business.


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Hear how these retailers took control of their finances

Xero is so helpful and easy that they love getting into it, every day.

Xero made it easy for these business owners to take control of their finances. Xero integrates with their point-of-sale software, so it’s simple to make faster business decisions. Now they’re enjoying the sweet taste of success.

“My lack of a handle on my own numbers really prevented me from confidently even wanting to go ask people for help. Xero has helped us to just have a better handle on everything – to actually make decisions and move forward to grow.”

Lenore Estrada, Co-owner, Three Babes

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Popular features that will change your life

Accounting software with all the time-saving tools you need to grow your business.
Xero is always secure and reliable and our experts are here to support you 24/7.


Get a real-time view of your business financials with our convenient dashboard.

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Create customised recurring invoices – and know when they’re opened.

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Enjoy batch payments and the speed of snapping photos of receipts for expensing.

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Unlimited Users

Add staff or your accountant to view your data at the same time in real time.

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Update your payroll data into your general ledger – quickly and automatically.

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Manage retail business financials – such as invoicing and expensing – from the road.

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We play nicely with others

Xero integrates with hundreds of add-on business applications. From inventory management, invoicing and time tracking, there’s specialized software that’s right for your business.


Sell on the go and create your own online store with Shopify.


Process online payments and link directly to Xero seamlessly.

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Customise your Xero experience with over 450 third-party tools.

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