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Retail Employee Scheduling Software

Managing a retail business has its challenges. Between seasonal demand, product updates and sales forecasting, you want to feel confident you roster and manage your staff correctly.

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The most intuitive scheduling software for Retail Businesses

With RosterElf, you’ll spend less time on admin tasks and more time on the things that matter like customer service, employee engagement and sales

Efficiency in Scheduling, Excellence in Service

Boost Your Retail Business with Smart Rostering

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  • RosterElf simplifies employee scheduling for retail managers, minimising human error and ensuring adequate shift coverage. It also helps manage staff availability, leave, and swaps, resulting in a more organized operation and increased efficiency.
  • It increases employee satisfaction by providing a transparent and fair scheduling process. Employees can easily manage their availability, request time off, and swap shifts through the platform. This flexibility and control over their work-life balance can lead to more engaged and motivated employees, which is critical in the high turnover retail industry.
  • The time and attendance features ensure precise tracking of employee working hours for accurate payroll and labour law compliance. They also help prevent time theft and ensure correct compensation for hours worked, including overtime.

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weekly roster view

Build smart schedules for better control

weekly roster view

Stay in control of your schedule with magically simple rostering, shift swapping, and a ‘perfect match’ algorithm to eliminate the guesswork.                           


  • Create schedules and view staff availability on the go with the RosterElf app.
  • Take advantage of our ‘Perfect match’ algorithm to create conflict-free schedules.
  • Seamlessly schedule across more than one retail location without overstaffing.

Approve payroll with a few clicks

Shift swapping capabilities

With RosterElf’s seamless payroll integration, you can approve, process and export payroll with just a few clicks.


  • Automatic award calculations for full-time, part-time and seasonal retail staff to avoid payroll errors.
  • RosterElf’s seamless payroll integration feature allows you to export approved payroll. 
  • Remain FairWork compliant and pay staff on time with reliable payroll processes.
Shift swapping capabilities
Approved hours for payroll

Stay connected with staff across multiple locations

Approved hours for payroll

Your team has the power to apply for leave, set their availability, swap shifts and stay informed of last-minute changes with RosterElf.                           


  • All employees have access to the RosterElf mobile app to keep their availability up to date.
  • The time clock app ensures staff are paid correctly for every pay run.
  • Leave requests and swapping shifts is in the hands of your retail employees.

Accurate Sales Forecasting

Manager’s online dashboard view

Our all-in-one staff management software allows managers to plan schedules based on accurate sales reporting.                           


  • Build schedules with pre-determine wage budgets and quickly adjust with live updates as you add and remove staff.
  • Create the perfect roster with accurate sales forecasts and historical sales data.
  • Monitor your conversion rate from sales vs wage costs and ensure you are on target to meet your budget.
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Retail Staff Scheduling Software

Retail Staff Scheduling Software

Why choose RosterElf to manage your Retail business?

RosterElf’s complete workforce management platform allows you to reduce admin, avoid compliance issues, build cost-effective schedules and empower your employees to stay connected across more than one retail location. So you and your staff never miss a beat.

Core Challenges

  • Building smarter schedules.
  • Processing payroll quickly.
  • Track sales vs wage costs.

RosterElf Solutions

  • Use real-time reports to build smarter schedules.
  • Approve, process and export payroll with payroll integration and digital timesheets.
  • Accurate sales reporting allows you to forecast conversions against your labour budget.


We have the answers.

What if I need to schedule staff across more than one retail location?

RosterElf is the perfect staff scheduling solution for retail businesses because of its feature that allows you to schedule and manage staff across more than one location, all from the same account. In addition, you can assign specific location rules for each staff member to build conflict-free schedules.

Can I save weekly staff schedules?

RosterElf’s digital schedule templates allow you to save weekly schedules. Then, when you’re ready to roster staff, you upload the roster template, and within a few clicks, you have your staff schedule.

How long does RosterElf take to set up?

With the help of our team, we can have you and your retail business set up with RosterElf in less than 30 minutes.

Can my retail staff swap shifts with staff at other locations?

Your team of full-time, part-time and seasonal staff can swap shifts with co-workers without a manager getting involved (outside of approvals) using the ‘Perfect Match’ algorithm.

The algorithm ensures that staff are only eligible to trade with other staff that meet the same shift criteria.

What happens if my staff work overtime?

If staff work overtime, they are prompted to leave a note explaining why to help reduce time theft and keep your retail business Fair Work compliant.

The time clock app and mobile roster apps also ensure that staff are paid correctly and on time.

Does RosterElf integrate with my payroll software?

RosterElf offers payroll integration with major retail payroll software platforms, including Xero, MYOB, and Sage. To learn more about our payroll integration feature, speak with a member of our team.

How can I schedule my employees based on my labour budget?

While you’re building your schedule, the live schedule budgeting tool automatically updates the total labour costs of the schedule. You can adjust each shift using slide bar technology to meet your budget.

Does RosterElf have a free trial?

Yes! We’d love to give you the chance to try our retail business employee scheduling software first before you commit, so we’ll give you 15 days with no credit card needed to sign up.

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