BIM POS Vs Lavu (Sep 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Sep 04, 2020

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BIM POS

ITQlick rating
(4.1/5)

starts at $500 per license

BIM POS is a retail management and POS solution for businesses of all sizes. It offers such capabilities as mobile POS, inventory classification, email marketing, and others. The software was designed a...

Categories: Point of sale.

Lavu

ITQlick rating
(3.5/5)

starts at $69 per month

Lave software is a cloud-hosted iPad Point of Sale (POS) system that is specifically engineered to serve the restaurant industry. The platform targets both quick-service and full-service dining establishments i...

Categories: Payment Processing, Project Resource Management, Bakery POS, Food Delivery POS, iPad POS.

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BIM POS: 10 Features

Accounting Management
Bar Code Scanning
Customer History
Customer Management
Employee Management
Gift Cards
Inventory Management
Layaways & Quotes
Reporting
Sales Commissions

Lavu: 0 Features

We are working to collect the information

Bottom Line: Which is Better - BIM POS or Lavu?

BIM POS is more expensive to implement (TCO - Total Cost of Ownership) than Lavu, Lavu is rated higher (95/100) than BIM POS (81/100). BIM POS offers more features (10) to their users than Lavu (0).

Looking for the right Restaurant 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 BIM POS compares with Lavu?

BIM POS : Put simply... Proven experience, high quality software, and effective service! Whether you run a small restaurant or you run a larger fast food chain, BIM POS has a front office & back office solutions that are designed not only to adapt to your needs but to anticipate them. BIM POS is intuitive and easy to use. It is tailored to suit every b...

Lavu: Lavu is a software + technology company based in Albuquerque, NM. and are the makers of the first full-featured iPad POS for restaurants available in the Apple App Store since 2010.Used in over 80 countries on six continents, our iPad POS is a modern solution developed specifically for restaurants, bars & nightclubs, quick serve businesses, and oth...

Who's more expensive? BIM POS or Lavu?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Restaurant 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 BIM POS and Lavu.

BIM POS price starts at $500 per license , on a scale between 1 to 10 BIM POS is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Restaurant POS software. Lavu price starts at $69 per month , when comparing Lavu to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Restaurant POS software cost.

Bottom line: BIM POS cost is around the same cost of Lavu.

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 BIM POS Vs. Lavu based on some of the most important and required Restaurant POS features. BIM POS: Accounting Management, Bar Code Scanning, Customer History, Customer Management, Employee Management, Gift Cards, Inventory Management, Layaways & Quotes. Lavu: We are still working to collect the list of features for Lavu.

Target customer size

The software is a viable product for retail businesses of all sizes. and Lavu's target customer size include: SMBs.

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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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
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BIM
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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81/100
Pricing 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
3.6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$500 per license
Functionality
11
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Lavu
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
95/100
Pricing 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
2.4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$69 per month
Functionality
13
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TouchBistro
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
93/100
Pricing 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
3.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$69 per license
Functionality
10
Yelp
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
88/100
Pricing 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
9.4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$249 per month
Functionality
9
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CAKE
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
87/100
Pricing 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
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$69 per month
Functionality
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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.