Departments explained

See how your store Departments work on Local Express and set them up properly.

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Written by Wendy Scott
Updated over a week ago

Each store you create on Local Express has its Departments and Categories where products are classified. In order to view Department information follow the steps below:

1. Navigate to Catalog on the left sidebar.

2. Expand the Departments and choose to view either the departments of a specific store or all departments you have.

3. View the departments' information here.

  • Title: The name of your department (e.g. Alcohol)

  • Department Icon: The favicon of your department.

  • Department App Image: The image of the department displayed in the mobile app.

  • Department Image: The image of the department displayed to your customers on the front-end of your store.

  • Store: This department belongs to the store mentioned here.

  • Categories: The number of categories this department has.

  • Collecting sort order: When a new order is received, you'll start collecting according to this order.

  • Sort order: Your customers view your store departments according to this order.

  • Mark Up %: This means that you increase the prices of all products in that department by a %.

  • Age Verification: Enable age verification for a specific department (e.g. Alcohol, Tobacco) so that customers under 18 cannot order the products. This will be checked on the checkout page and when delivered.

  • No Sync: Turn the switcher on when you want to exclude the department from POS.

  • Edit: Click Edit to change the details of this department.

Learn more about how to create and delete departments.


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