Cash Register Express Review - why 4 stars?

Shlomi Lavi / updated: Jul 22, 2020

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What is Cash?

Main category: Point of sale

Cash Register Express is a point of sale cloud-based software that allows users to streamline their business management as well as saving resources. It manages customer data in a very secure manner and sustains configurability. This tool helps the user save funds and effectively improving the bottom line by streamlining administrative tasks and offering detailed reports.

It also has compatibility with a plethora of other cloud services to further increase what the customer can do. Cash Register Express top features include PCI-DSS-compliance, out-of-scope processing, inventory control, labor scheduling and management, Gift card processing compatibility.

Heartland Payment Systems is a listed global payments company headquartered in New York; it acquired pcAmerica (the former founder of Cash Register Express) in 2015 after a series of acquisitions which started in 2013. Also, it has an employee workforce of over 300.

Cash Register Express rating -

The rating of Cash Register Express is 4 stars out of 5 and the total score is 90 out of 100. The rating and score are based on ITQlick expert review. We publish unbiased reviews, learn more in our score and rating methodology page

Typical Customers

The typical customers include the following business size: Small business.

Cash Register Express 3 Pros

  • The initial setup of the software is seamless and the installation is free
  • It has a useful time clock for clocking in sessions and clocking out as well
  • The customer support behind the software is responsive and technical

Cash Register Express 2 Cons

  • There are performance issues with operations such as drawer opening and general transactions
  • The whole user interface looks and feels outdated

Competitors & Alternatives

Popular alternatives to Cash Register Express: Toast POS, LightSpeed, Clover, PHP Point Of Sale, Springboard Retail Software, Vend, RetailEdge, Preferred POS Software, ConnectPOS, Shoptiques POS. The full list of competitors can be found here.. The full list of competitors can be found here.

Cash Register Express Pricing Information

The cost of license starting from $599 per license. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 2 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Cash Register Express

Questions to ask the vendor during a demo

Schedule a demo with Cash Register Express and access 25 must ask questions for the vendor while watching Cash Register Express in action.

Is it the right software for you?

The software is designed for small businesses, especially retailers and restaurants. It allows them to grow revenues, optimize inventory, manage labor schedules, and securely process payments.

Cash Categories

Small Business Payroll
Retail & POS
iPad POS
Retail Analytics POS
Retail CRM POS
Retail Inventory POS
Touch Screen POS

Cash specifications

ITQlick Score: 90/100
ITQlick Rating: (4/5)
Company: pcAmerica
Address: Pearl River, NY 10965, United States
Pricing: Starting from $599 per license
Typical customers: Small business
Platforms: Cloud
Operating Systems: Windows

Cash Register Express Vs. Alternatives

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Pricing score Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
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$599 per license
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ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.