Vend Review

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Last updated: Aug 11, 2020

Vend Review

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

Starting from $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.

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    • Hardware Store POS

Shlomi Lavi / updated: Aug 11, 2020

What is Vend Used For?

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. Vend helps the users manage their businesses, sell their products and grow their businesses on one interface.

Vend offers users with a sales and marketing platform where businesses can market their sales and also manage the sales. The available features in Vend software are inventory management, CRM, sales management, reporting and analytics among others. Vend systems are the company that develops and distributes Vend. It is based in New Zealand and was founded in 2010.

Average Rating -

The rating of Vend is 4.3 stars out of 5. The rating is based on ITQlick expert review.

Typical Customers

The software is an extensive solution which can be used for the needs of any business size and type. Major industries where it has been deployed include retail and wholesale, financial services, automation and manufacturing, fashion and apparel, healthcare and hospitality, telecom, and others. Some notable clients of the software include Harvard University, Disney, and Mighty Ape etc.

Features

Point of sale features offered by the software include barcode scanning, credit card processing, customer history management, customizable user interface, support for multiple currencies and payment forms, price lookup, tax management, time-limited specials, and transaction management. The software offers e-commerce services of auto inventory update, online payment and shipping, product catalog management, shopping cart integration, and others.

Customer management capabilities of Vend include customer information database, label printing, loyalty rewards program, payment and purchase history, appointment scheduling, and standard discounts. Other important capabilities include accounts payable and receivable, bank reconciliation, multi-currency support, purchase order management, and others.

Competitors & Alternatives

The two major competitors of Vend are Toast POS and Epos Now. Vend is both cloud-based and on-premise while Toast POS is only-cloud-based. Vend offers users with a customized onboarding and a dedicated account manager a feature that is absent in Toast POS. Vend is suitable or operations in small-sized business, medium-sized businesses, and large enterprises whereas Toast POS is suitable for operations in small-sized and medium-sized businesses.

Based on the available users reviews, Vend has online reviews of 4.4 while Toast POS has ratings of 4.5. Vend is both cloud-based and on-premise while Epos Now is only-cloud-based. Vend offers users with a customized onboarding and a dedicated account manager a feature that is absent in Epos Now.

While Vend is suitable for operations in small-sized business, medium-sized businesses, and large enterprises, Epos Now is suitable for operations in small-sized and medium-sized businesses. Based on the available users reviews, Vend has an online review rating of 4.4 while Epos Now has ratings of 3.5.

Vend Pricing Information

The cost of license starting from $99 per month. The experts at ITQlick has reviewed Vend pricing and gave the software a total cost of ownership (TCO) rating of 2 out of 10. Custom price cost for your business is available upon request.

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Is it the right software for you?

Vend is suitable for operations in small-sized business, medium-sized businesses, and large enterprises. Fashion & Accessories, Gift Stores, Sports, Home Furnishings & Furniture, Hobbies & Music, Health & Beauty Retail,Specialty Food & Beverage Retail, and Electronic & Computer.

Vend Categories

Cell Phone Store POS
Clothing Store Inventory POS
Furniture Store POS
Hardware Store POS
iPad POS
Jewelry Store POS
Point of sale
Retail
Retail Analytics POS
Retail Inventory POS
Retail Management POS
Tablet POS Systems

Specifications

Company:
Address: San Francisco, CA
Customers: Small business, Medium business
Business Area: Cross Business Areas
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

Vend Features

Basic Reports
Data Import/Export
Online Customer Support
eCommerce
Inventory Management
Point of sale
Retail
Barcode Scanning

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