Despite the pandemic’s unquestionably devastating impact on the restaurant industry, Toast has shown its ability to pivot to socially-distanced dining, which may continue, to some degree, for the foreseeable future. Whether your restaurant is focusing more on in-person dining or takeout options, Toast POS comes with a fantastic array of built-in features to serve customers.
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. […]
If eCommerce is going to be a significant part of your retail business — and in our new reality, it more than likely will be — Shopify is worth a long look. The POS is built to sync with its eCommerce platform, and even as a standalone product, the POS holds its own with some of the top software on the market. It’s a system you can get up and running and figure out in a matter of minutes and has very few flaws, save for a less than stellar offline mode.
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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.
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 […]
If you’re looking for an all-in-one POS program, Hike should have you covered with things such as built-in loyalty, eCommerce, and a solid list of integrations.
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.
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Rezku POS is a relative newcomer on the POS market. Launched in 2014 in Sacramento, California, it features a sleek and modern interface that is extremely easy to navigate and learn. Rezku (the company swears it’s pronounced exactly like “rescue”) is designed specifically with restaurants in mind and has some terrific features that make it an extremely appealing candidate.