Design and implementation of an automated billing system for supermarket – case study of Irish plaza supermarket, Aba, Abia state
Abstract Supermarket management system is the system where all the aspects related to the proper management of the supermarket are done efficiently. These aspects involve managing information about the various products, staffs, managers, customers, billing, etc. the aim of this study is to develop a computerized software that automatically stores and retrieves all information for fast data processing and bill generation for supermarket customers also the motivation of this study the researcher chose to research on this topic Computer Base E-Billing System Because of its relevance to the society and E-Commerce. Meanwhile, the manual method so far has its attendant problem of being tedious. However, SSADM as the research methodology was used which means structured system analysis and design methodology which is an internationally accepted software engineering model mainly used in most result oriented analysis. Also, the system was developed using HTML, PHP, and MSQL because of its capability user-friendly, etc. the system will automate the manual process of supermarket management. Finally, the parallel changeover methodology was adopted to enable the commission to compare the results of the two systems (old and new) before implementation.