Total Touch POS is a relative newcomer to the point of sale scene. Its Windows-based system offers everything that most small to mid-sized restaurants could need but it’s not a perfect system and has limited integrations. Still, there are some high points.
Overview: Bepoz got its start in Australia and has since taken off internationally. In 2004, the company created its own POS which is currently available in eight different countries. Bepoz has some truly outstanding features, particularly on the backend, with one of the most advanced reporting systems imaginable, a host of technological advances, and the […]
Pros Feature-rich Strong inventory management Customization options Cons Vague pricing information Poor customer service reputation Lacks integrations Overview In Hawaiian, aloha means hello and goodbye. In the POS industry, it means a company with a feature-rich product that is tailor-made for high-volume restaurants. If I was the director of Aloha’s HR department, this is exactly […]
Pros Simple set up Extremely customizable Long list of integrations available Cons Lack of credit card processing options Not a wealth of features Overview: Simplicity and efficiency appear to be the primary focus for SilverEdge, the Loveland, Colorado-based business solutions company. Founded in 2004 as a grassroots company by Ken Salazar, it began as PFC Payment Solutions. It has […]
Pros Specific functions for pharmacies Integrated purchase orders Cons Lacks offline functionality Mediocre customer service Reporting is thin Overview: Cashier Live is a 100% cloud-based POS and inventory management SaaS (“software as a service”) that was launched in 2008. It was founded by Tom and Thomas Greenhaw, a father-son duo motivated to provide a low-cost […]
What Is A POS System? Understanding Point Of Sale Software & Why It’s the Linchpin For Your Small Business
What’s a point of sale system? And do you need one? Check out our guide to types of POS software, the most common features, and how to choose a POS system that gives your small business the tools it needs to succeed.
Pros Sleek, professional UI Intricate employee management Fully customizable Depth of reporting Cons Offline mode can’t process payments Inventory not overly deep Overview Lightspeed Restaurant is a cloud-based iPad POS system for restauranteurs. It balances two seeming opposites (and quite well I might add), combining a comparatively complex, feature-rich POS back end with a deceptively […]
Cegid is a modern POS solution for mid-sized to large retail businesses featuring a sleek interface, interactive features for customers and employees, and strong back-end reporting.
Pros Strong customer management Built in gift card function Simple inventory management Intuitive interface in back end features Cons Extra cost for premium support Occasional trouble syncing with existing hardware Overview: You know how, in the ’90s, Hollywood gifted us with a glut of romantic comedies where a fresh-faced young man or woman traipsed through […]
Developed in 2013, Lightspeed Retail is the cloud-based version of OnSite, Lightspeed’s locally-installed POS system. Lightspeed Retail is geared toward mid-sized and larger scale independent businesses and can handle the needs of virtually any retailer, boasting dozens of integrations that can keep your business on the cutting edge.