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View stock adjustment history with Square for Retail

Who is this article for?
This article is for business owners and their team members with inventory permissions who want to track historical adjustments of their stocks. Learn more about Square Staff and inventory permissions.

About stock adjustment history

With Inventory Plus features, you can gain insights into the flow of your inventory by viewing historical adjustments.

Before you begin

This is a feature available with Square for Retail Plus and Premium. Learn more about the differences between Square for Retail Free and Square for Retail Plus, or sign up for a free 30-day trial to see which features are best suited for your business.

Your stock can be adjusted in three ways:

  • Deduction: damaged, lost and sold items.

  • Deduction or Addition: re-counted items.

  • Addition: received, restocked and transferred items.

View stock adjustments from your Square Dashboard

  1. Sign in to your online Square Dashboard and go to Items & orders > Items > Inventory management > History.

  2. Select a date range, location(s), and adjustment type from the dropdown menus to filter your search. You also have the option to narrow your search by product using the search field to the right.

  3. Click on an event to see who made the adjustment, what it cost, and which locations were affected.

Inventory Adjustment Detail Screen

View stock adjustment from your item library

In addition to your stock History log under the Inventory Management tab, you can review a summary of stock adjustments from your item library, for individual items.

  1. Sign in to your online Square Dashboard and go to Items & orders > Items > Item library.

  2. Select an item and access the item details page.

  3. Under Variations click View stock history.

  4. Review the stock adjustments and click Done.

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