Loyverse POS - Top 4 Alternatives (Apr 2022)

Loyverse POS Review
ITQlick Score: 89/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.8/5)
Pricing: 2/10 - low cost
Category: Retail & POS -> Loyverse POS -> Loyverse POS competitors
Ranking:Ranked 23 out of 430 Retail & POS systems
Company: Loyverse
Pricing: starts at $5 per employee/month
Typical customers: Small businesses and start ups
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Loyverse POS review, Loyverse POS alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Apr 01, 2022

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Loyverse POS competes with other retail and POS systems like Toast POS, Lightspeed Retail, and Heartland Retail.
  • Functionality: Loyverse POS offers features like CRM and Customer Loyalty, Multi-store Management, Integrations, Dashboards, Inventory Management, Discount Management, eCommerce Management, Electronic Signature, Employee Management, Inventory Management, Loyalty Cards, etc. Lightspeed Retail offers features like built-in Purchase Orders, Delivery, Loyalty (again Loyverse POS), Reorder Points, Insights, Customer Facing Display, Inventory Management (available in Loyverse POS), Customizable Menu, Built-in Multi-store Reports, etc. Heartland Retail offers features like Custom Fields, E-commerce Integrations, In-Store Mobile POS, Sales Rep Tracking, Gift cards, Promotions & Coupons, Real-time sales Dashboard, Real-time inventory (available in Lightspeed Retail and Loyverse POS), Custom reports, Barcode Labels, etc. Toast POS offers features like Tableside Service, Analytics & Reporting, Menu Management, Point of Sale (POS), Multi-Location, Order Management (available in Lightspeed), Activity Dashboard, Reporting & Analytics, Notifications, Inventory Management, Reporting & Statistics, etc.
  • Customers/Industries: Loyverse POS targets Grocery stores, Café, Restaurants, Retail, Bars & Boutiques. Loyverse POS has customers like Café Ddobagiyuns, Furniture Revolution, Go Healthy, Maj, Stop and Shop Convenience store, etc. Lightspeed Retail targets retail businesses, restaurants, and Golf. They have customers such as SONY, NOBU, KemperSport, Badichi, Leica, Exclucity, Simply For Life, Five Guys, Gongfu, Tinc Set, MR63, Gladstone, etc. Toast POS targets Fine Dining, Casual Dining, Fast Casual, Bar & nightclubs, Café & Bakeries, Enterprise, Food Trucks, Pizza, etc. Heartland Retail targets multiple channels and store retail businesses like Home & Lifestyle, Apparel & Fashion, Health & Beauty, etc. Retail brands such as Scout and Mollys Boutique, Rainbow Sandals, and NIC+ZOE use Heartland.
  • Cost: The license cost information for Loyverse POS is free, although add-ons start at $5 per month per employee. Toast POS starts at $165 per month. The license cost information for Lightspeed Retail is unavailable. Heartland Retail starts at $80 per selling station per month. They offer a free trial.
  • Cloud-based/On-premise: Loyverse POS and all its alternatives are cloud-based. Toast POS has an On-Premise version for Windows and Linux.
  • Popularity: Loyverse POS is privately held with over 1,000,000 businesses and recognized in 170+ countries. Toast is privately held with over 40,000 restaurants. Lightspeed is publicly traded on the TSX and NYSE under the LSPD symbol with 150,000+ customer locations in 100+ countries worldwide. Heartland Retail is a subsidiary of Global Payment and is publicly traded on the NYSE under the GPN symbol.
  • Scalability: Loyverse POS can accommodate small to midsize businesses Lightspeed Retail can accommodate pre-revenue startups and small businesses. Heartland Retail can accommodate multi-store and multi-channel retailers, while Toast POS can accommodate businesses of all sizes.
  • Support: Loyverse POS offers support channels like Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, 24/7 (Live Rep), and Chat. Lightspeed offers an Email/Help Desk, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live Rep), and Chat. Toast POS offers all support channels of Lightspeed except Chat. Toast POS also offers FAQs/Forum, which is unavailable in Lightspeed. Heartland Retail offers an Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, and Chat.

Loyverse POS alternatives - for low budget, SMBs and global businesses

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Loyverse POS that are worth checking out: ShopKeep POS for SMBs, NetSuite for Retail for large size business, Rezku POS Software for growing companies, and GiftLogic software for startups and SMBs.

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, 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)
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Loyverse...
ITQlick rating
4.8/5
Score
89/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$5 per employee/month
Functionality
24
Best for SMBs
ShopKeep...
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2.4/10
License pricing
$49 per month
Functionality
11
Best for Enterprise
NetSuite...
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
96/100
Pricing
7.8/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
20
Growing
Rezku
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
96/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$99 per license
Functionality
16
Review
Free version
GiftLogi...
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
2.8/10
License pricing
$49 per month
Functionality
31

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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.