Revel is one of the more advanced and loaded POS systems available to merchants of all sizes. While geared toward larger businesses with multiple locations, a smaller retailer/restauranteur with a savvy owner may find Revel to be an ideal fit. It’s certainly not the cheapest system on the market. However, given its robust integrations and advanced back end, it’s hard to imagine that any business owner (particularly in the foodservice industry) would find Revel lacking.
Square POS is free and packed with features that any business owner can benefit from. But if you run a food-service business, is Square For Restaurants, the premium iPad POS app, a better choice? Check out the key differences between these two Square offerings and see which is right for you!
It’s no secret that we like Square here at Merchant Maverick. This processing and point of sale juggernaut is a boon for small business owners thanks to the simplicity of its design and its overall affordability. But if you’ve decided to go with Square for your POS needs or have it pegged as one of […]
Designed for any business with a menu (restaurants, cafes, bars, etc.), TouchBistro is a successful point of sale application that continues to update its product with the times. In the wake of COVID-19, in particular, TouchBistro has introduced several add-ons to help restaurants set up online ordering for socially-distanced takeout and accept online reservations to limit their dine-in capacity.
Square is great for some businesses, but it’s not right for everyone. Check out these Square competitors to find a solution that works for your business!
A mobile POS system can be a game-changer for a business, no matter the industry. Here are 7 great mobile systems for restaurants, retailers, service businesses, and more!
Pros Gift card and loyalty functions Open API Simple to use and operate Cons No purchase order management No supply tracking No accounting integrations Overview: Instore is a point of sale (POS) system developed by Own Group; it has been on the market since 2009. In its earlier days Instore exclusively targeted the restaurant industry, but […]
Pros Low cost Included free from Payment Depot Incredibly easy to use Good customer service Offline mode Free card reader Cons Lack of integrations Limited backend Overview SwipeSimple (offered by Payment Depot) is one of the more unique POS products I’ve come across. For one, you can’t simply buy the product outright; you can only get […]
With a (very basic) free plan, free terminal, and even free credit card processing, eHopper is definitely worth checking out if the idea of a completely free system appeals to you. The most appealing aspects of this software are its ease of use and low price, but that’s simply not enough to build a solid business on.
Pros Nearly 1000 features Integrates with Shopify Unique employee management features Simple set up Cons Slightly higher cost Mediocre customer service Interface not as intuitive as some competitors Overview: Self-proclaimed the “cloud point of sale system for Chains and Franchises,” LivePOS is a system designed for the retail industry. Back in 2006, LivePOS became the […]