Item Sales Report

Use the Item Sales report to track how each menu item is selling. See which items are most popular, which bring in the most revenue, and which menu categories sell the best.

To learn how to set up menu items, visit our Create Your Menu article.

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Run the Report

Run the Item Sales report for an overview of menu item sales over a specific date range.

In-app reports must be run directly from your Hub device. Not at the restaurant? Use Ambur Cloud to view reporting from anywhere you have access to the internet.

  1. On the Hub device, tap 'Management' and select 'Reports'.

    Don’t see ‘Management’? Only users with management permissions can access this menu.

  2. Select a date and time range.
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    Use last few hours | Allows you to view information for the last few hours of the current date.
    Detailed Report | Toggle this on to view the detailed version of this report.

  3. Select 'Item Sales' and tap 'Run Report'.
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  4. After the report is generated, choose how to receive it.

    Print | Print the report to a connected receipt printer.
    Email | Send the report in an email from the email account set up on your device.
    Message | Send the report via the Messages app from the iMessage account set up on your device.
    View | Look at the report right on your device.

Read the Report

The Item Sales report shows which menu items are in demand and which are not. Learn to read this report so you can understand its data and discover new insights about your business.

Basic Report

The basic version of the Item Sales report displays a breakdown of sales by menu item.

Header | Contains the report’s date/time range and when it was run.

Two items are shown here, but the report reflects all items sold over the date range. Each item is listed alphabetically with its information underneath:
Item Name | Name of item sold, i.e. Fountain drink.
Sold | Total quantity of the item sold.
Subtotal | Dollar amount sold before tax and tip.
Tax | Total amount of tax collected on the item.
Total | The items Subtotal plus Tax.

A list of menu categories is printed under the sold items:
Category Name | Name of menu category from which items were sold.
Sold | Total quantity of items sold from that category.
Subtotal | Dollar amount sold before tax and tip.
Tax | Total amount of tax collected on items in the category.
Total | The category’s Subtotal plus Tax.

At the end of the report, the final section displays combined totals for all sold items.
# of Orders | Total number of orders closed.
# of Items | Total quantity of items sold.
Subtotal | Dollar amount sold before tax and tip.
Tax | Total amount of tax collected on all sold items.
Total | Subtotal plus Tax for all sold items.

Detailed Report

The detailed Item Sales report gives the same information as the basic version but also includes the modifiers sold on each item.

Cherry, Diet, etc. | Name of the modifier option sold for that item.
1 | Quantity sold of that modifier option.