AmberPOS Vs Vend (Jun 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jun 03, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - AmberPOS or Vend?

AmberPOS is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Vend, AmberPOS is rated higher (93/100) than Vend (87/100). AmberPOS offers more features (16) to their users than Vend (8).

Looking for the right Retail & POS solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Pacific Amber Technologies Inc. compares with Vend?

Pacific Amber Technologies Inc.: Our service goes far beyond the typical installation and setup of your point of sale solution. Our team of service professionals will install, setup and customize your AmberPOS point of sale system package and provide you with reliable training and support to ensure the success of your retail business. Don’t settle for antiquated software produ...

Vend: Vend allows real-world retail store owners or managers to have full visibility and centralized control of one to many retail stores. The Vend POS runs in the browser and supports full online and offline modes. Although Vend runs from the Internet, it keeps running the point of sales even when there is no active internet connection.

Who's more expensive? AmberPOS or Vend?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Retail & POS software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for AmberPOS and Vend.

AmberPOS price starts at $149 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 AmberPOS is rated 4, which is lower than the average cost of Retail & POS software. Vend price starts at $99 per month , when comparing Vend to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Retail & POS software cost.

Bottom line: AmberPOS is more expensive than Vend.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared AmberPOS Vs. Vend based on some of the most important and required Retail & POS features. AmberPOS: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Bar Code Scanning, Credit Card Processing, Customer Management, Discounts, eCommerce, Gift Cards, Inventory Management, Layaways & Quotes. Vend: Basic Reports, Data Import/Export, Online Customer Support, eCommerce, Inventory Management.

Target customer size

AmberPOS can be used by small and medium sized retailers who are looking for a POS solution that supports single store and multi-Store management. The software is an extensive solution which can be used for the needs of any business size and type.

AmberPOS

ITQlick rating
(4.1/5)

starts at $149 per month

AmberPOS software is a point of sale and retail management solution that is designed for small and midsize businesses. It offers a number of features that include a customer management function that establishes...

Categories: Retail & POS, Bookstore POS, Cell Phone Store POS, Clothing Store Inventory POS.

Vend

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $99 per month

Vend is a cloud-based and on-premise Point of sale system that is specifically designed for use in businesses of all sizes from small-sized businesses, medium-sized businesses, and large enterprises.

Categories: Cell Phone Store POS, Clothing Store Inventory POS, Furniture Store POS, Hardware Store POS, iPad POS.

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AmberPOS: 16 Features

Bar Code Scanning
Credit Card Processing
Customer Management
Discounts
eCommerce
Gift Cards
Inventory Management
Layaways & Quotes
Mobile POS Capability
Multiple Payment Forms
Price Lookup
Receipt Notes
Rentals
Reporting
Returns
Shipping/Delivery Setup

Vend: 8 Features

Basic Reports
Data Import/Export
Online Customer Support
eCommerce
Inventory Management
Point of sale
Retail
Barcode Scanning
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality score
Software review
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AmberPOS
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
5.2/10
License pricing
$149 per month
Functionality
40
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Vend
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
87/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
21
Review
ShopKeep
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2.4/10
License pricing
$49 per user/month
Functionality
11
NetSuite
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
96/100
Pricing
7.8/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
20
Rezku
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
96/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$79 per month
Functionality
16
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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.