Pros Reasonably priced Excellent customer service Robust reporting and CRM features Intuitive interface Syncs instantly with Shopify ecommerce Cons Large-scale businesses may find features lacking Weak offline mode Overview Currently one of the most popular online sales platforms around, Shopify has been a major player in the ecommerce industry since 2005 (see our review of […]
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Pros Ease of Use Affordability Simple set up Easy to reach customer service Cons Slightly clunky back office Overview Founded in 2013 in London, England, Nobly hasn’t taken long to rise through the ranks in the iPad point of sale industry. The company specializes in the hospitality industry, gearing its product toward smaller, independent businesses. […]
With its old-fashioned licensing setup and Windows-based system, QuickBooks POS can’t compete with cloud-based POS systems in pricing or features. Still, it’s functional and might have a lot of appeal to diehard Quickbooks Desktop users.
Pros User-friendly interface Exceptional customer service All-in-one POS Android-based Cons Locked into Toast’s credit card processing Additional cost for add-ons Overview Toast, the brainchild of three former co-workers, Steve Fredette, Aman Narang, and Jonathan Grimm, burst onto the scene after its creation in 2012. After it was named the hottest startup at the 2016 NEVY […]
Pros Customized to fit your business Flexible pricing Excellent free trail Strong customer support Cons Lack of integrations Features missing from lower packages Overview KORONA CLOUD POS is, as its name would suggest, a cloud-based point of sale solution built with speed and customizability in mind. KORONA has only been around since 2011, but its roots […]
Bindo POS has staked its reputation on its solid eCommerce integration, but not much else sets this iPad POS system apart from its competitors. See whether Bindo might be right for you.
At first glance, Clover seems like an ideal POS solution. It’s flexible, feature-rich, and functional. However, the processing and customer service issues that have plagued the company continue to persist, and Clover has dragged its feet when it comes to addressing them. It is also not a cheap product, generally requiring some spendy initial hardware costs, and it must be sold with a merchant account. But if you want a simple, attractive POS solution — and don’t mind taking a risk on customer service and payment processing — could do a lot worse than Clover and its many different offerings.
Harbortouch has a decent interface and a feature set that certainly checks the majority of boxes you would expect from a solid POS offering. You get strong reporting, solid inventory management, and functions that are carved out for specific businesses. If you can find a way to make sure that you’re getting the processing rate you’re promised and can negotiate out of some of the hidden fees, you might end up with a strong and affordable system.