Square Register POS - Top Competitors (May 2022)

Square Register POS Review
ITQlick Score: 88/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.5/5)
Pricing: 4.6/10 - average cost
Category: Retail & POS -> Square Register POS -> Square Register POS competitors
Ranking:Ranked 28 out of 430 Retail & POS systems
Company: Square
Pricing: starts at $799 per license
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
Links: Square Register POS review, Square Register POS alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: May 24, 2022

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Square Register POS VS Alternatives in 2022

Square Point of Sale is a cloud-based POS software solution for retailers, and its top alternatives in this category include Clover POS, Kounta, Vend, and Shopify POS. Based on the following criteria listed below, Square Register POS is compared to its top alternatives:
  • Cloud/On-premise: Square Register POS is a cloud-based and on-premise point of sale software solution. In comparison, all the top alternatives of Square Register POS are also cloud-based point of sale solutions.
  • Cost: Square Register POS pricing is free, but there is a 2.6% + $0.10 fee on every processed payment. In comparison, Vend pricing starts at $99 per month, and Clover POS pricing begins at a one-time fee of $749 or three installments of $250 plus $14.95 per month. Shopify POS pricing starts at $29 per month, and Kounta pricing starts at $80 (AUD) per month. Kounta has a free plan. A free trial offer is available on Kounta, Shopify POS, and Vend.
  • Customers/Industries: Square Register POS clients are scattered across several industries and sectors, such as retail, CBD retail, coffee shops, bars & breweries, beauty professionals, health & fitness, home & repair services, etc. In comparison, all the top alternatives of Square Register POS target similar clients. Also, Kounta offers its solutions to clients in the hospitality niche.
  • Functionality: Square Register POS offers point of sale solutions to its clients with payments, checkouts, POS hardware, sales management, inventory management, multi-location support, customization, etc. Compared to its leading alternatives, Square Register POS does not offer customer engagement and employee management tools available on Clover POS.
  • Popularity: Square is a leading POS solution that serves sellers across Australia, Ireland, Canada, Japan, and all 50 United States. In comparison, millions of businesses globally use Shopify POS, over 10,000 stores in Australia and New Zealand use Kounta, and Vend has over 20,000 clients.
  • Scalability: Square Register POS is suitable for small, midsize, and large-scale multi-location retail businesses. In comparison, all the top alternatives of Square Register POS are also scalable software options.
  • Support: Clients that use the Square Register POS solution can get support via the following channels: email, phone, a live chat, seller community, social media, and a knowledge base. Compared to its top competitors, Square Register POS does not offer 24/7 support like Kounta.

Square Register POS alternatives - for small & large Business

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Square Register 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 low budget organizations.

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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Square R...
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
4.6/10
License pricing
$799 per license
Functionality
20
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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