Get better visibility into your scheduled labor and make sure you're hitting your targets.
The Weather and Sales forecast options are available to all merchants for free. The Labor % Target and By Department options are available on our Plus plan.
Enabling the Budget Forecast Bar
- From the default weekly schedule view, click the icon from the top utility menu
- Inside the budget forecast bar, click the toggles on the right, to enable the different options (Weather, Sales, Labor %, By. Dept)
The Budget Forecast Options
- Weather: The latest weather forecast from forecast.io
- Sales: Your estimated sales, as the average of the last 2 weeks for each particular day.
- If you have connected your point-of-sale system to Homebase, we pull in your POS sales
- Non-POS merchants are able to enter their sales manually
- We allow you to edit all sales values, so that you can estimate your labor ahead of time
- Labor % Target: Enter a labor as % of sales target for each day or for the week, and we'll show you how far away you are
- By Department: Your scheduled labor, broken out by department