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Software Description:

Vend is a POS platform developed for iPad, intended to be used in by retail businesses. It can be used with receipt printers, barcode scanners, and cash drawers.

This software manages the sales process, tracks inventory, and handles customer data, enabling mouse and keyboard input. Vend is a cloud-based app, but it can be used offline, because of its ability to synchronize data after the connection is restored.

Vend integrates with most-used business sales and payment processing applications. The service offers three pricing plans, with 30-day free trial.

Software Description:

ShopKeep is a POS system aimed at developing and self-supporting businesses. It is reliable and intuitive platform enabling its users to manage merchant operations, organize employees, track inventory, and generate sales reports.

It is a cloud, iPad based system, mainly for hospitality and retail entrepreneurs. It incorporates built-in register so that managers can keep records of checks and payments.

ShopKeep also features staff tracking tools, a payroll calculator, gift cards, promo codes, and 24/7 support.

Software Description:

uniCenta is POS and retail management platform, mainly used by SMEs in retail and hospitality business. It features barcode scanning, inventory management, customer and employee management.

This is an open source solution, powerful and flexible enough to serve stores, bars, restaurants, and help them to achieve quality support services. uniCenta is based on the GNU GPL3 license, freely available on the Sourceforge project site.

The standout features of this platform are offline transactions and customizable data fields. There is also a full set of reporting tools, including customized reports, data import and export, Inventory tracking, purchase reports, and sales analytics. For e-commerce use, it offers real-time shopping cart integration.

Features:

  • Multi-User
  • Stripe
  • PayPal
  • Notifications
  • Data Import
  • Data Export
  • External Integrations
  • API
  • Customer Management
  • Payment Processor
  • Dashboard
  • Order management
  • Inventory Tracking

Features:

  • Dashboard
  • Payment Processor
  • External Integrations
  • Contact Management
  • Data Import
  • Forecasting
  • Customer Management
  • Inventory Tracking

Features:

  • Notifications
  • Customer Management
  • Dashboard
  • Inventory Tracking
  • External Integrations
  • API
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Payment Processor

Summary:

  • Web-based or iPad POS

  • Work Offline

  • Custom Receipts

  • Cash Management

  • Returns, Refunds, and Store Credits

  • Centralized Data

  • Order Management

  • Online Store

  • Optimized for Mobile

  • Bar codes and Labels

Summary:

  • Inventory Management

  • Ring up Sales in a Flash

  • Robust Sales Reports

  • Take Cash or Credit

  • Employee Management and Time Clock

  • Customer Relationship Management

  • Print or Email Receipts

  • Scan Barcodes

  • Tiered Employee Permissions

  • Deli / Restaurant Management

Summary:

  • Offline Transactions

  • Customizable Data Fields

  • Bar Code Scanning

  • Credit Card Processing

  • Mobile POS Capability

  • Import Vendor Catalogs

  • Customer Information Database

  • Purchase History

  • Import Orders from Website

  • Customized Reports

Starter

$65.00
Monthly Subscription
Included in plan:
  • Single Outlet
  • 1 Register
  • 3 Users
  • Unlimited Products
  • Professional Inventory Management
  • Customer Profiles
  • Small Business Reporting

Advanced

$78.00
Monthly Subscription
Included in plan:
  • Single Outlet
  • 1 Register
  • Unlimited Users
  • Unlimited Products
  • Gift Cards
  • Loyalty
  • Vend Ecommerce
  • Advanced Reporting
  • Advanced User Permissions

Multi-Outlet

$170.00
Monthly Subscription
Included in plan:
  • Multiple outlets
  • 2 Registers
  • Unlimited Users
  • Unlimited Products
  • All features in Advanced, plus:
  • Multi-Outlet Inventory
  • Central Customer Database
  • HQ & Outlet Reporting
  • Consolidated Billing & Admin
  • Priority Phone Support

Base

$81.00
1 user(s) / year
Included in plan:
  • Downloads
  • Source code
  • Update Notifications
  • Web Reporting
  • Remote Order Display
  • Standard Forum support
  • User Guides
  • Rate discount 10%

Plus

$183.50
1 user(s) / year
Included in plan:
  • Rate discount 15%
  • Developer Guides
  • Access to Beta’s
  • Limited Developer support

FAQs:

    What platforms does this service support?
  • This is web-based platform for iOS devices.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support offered: Help Center, FAQs, Online Support, Webinars, Email Support, Phone Suport.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Integrations available: Xero, Shopify, QuickBooks, Deputy, Timely, MailSync, StitchLabs, Etsy, Unleashed, PayPal, MailChimp, Finale Inventory, Orderhive, TapMango, Kangaroo, Workato, DEAR Inventory, KashFlow, 9 Spokes, Wink Reports, Collect Loyalty, Sku IQ, Chronogolf.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Vend is mostly used in tandem with accounting software.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Vend is used as a retail point-of-sale platform.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, there is an API offered.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes, depending on a pricing plan, there are 3-users or unlimited users possibilities.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Main users of Vend are retail businesses, regardless of their size.

FAQs:

    What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • It is most commonly used in tandem with accounting software.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is used as a Point of sale System.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Mobile - iOS Native, Web-based.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support offered: FAQs, Troubleshooting, Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • No.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • It doesn't offer API.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • ShopKeep integrates with QuickBooks, MailChimp, QuickBooks Online, Clear Spider, BigCommerce, Ambur.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Main users of ShopKeep are small and medium-sized businesses.

FAQs:

    Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support: Community, Guides, Phone, Email.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • This is a open-source POS solution.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, it offers REST API.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Platforms supported:
    Windows – XP SP3, 7, 8, 10 – Installer available now
    Linux – CentOS, Ubuntu, Mint or other
    Mac OSX – 10.6.8 and later
    Windows Tablet PC – depends on capabilities
    Apple iPad or Android – need an RDP app’

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • uniCenta integrates with SymmetricDS.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Main users of this service are General Stores, Specialist Stores, Restaurants & Cafés, Bars & Clubs.

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Other:

Who uses Vend
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses ShopKeep
  • SMEs
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses uniCenta
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
Croatian, German, English, French, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Danish, Arabic, Italian, Greek, Estonian, Albanian
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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