Vend - Top 4 Alternatives (Jul 2022)

Vend Review
ITQlick Score: 87/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.3/5)
Pricing: 2/10 - low cost
Category: Point of sale -> Vend -> Vend competitors
Ranking:Ranked 7 out of 75 Point of sale systems
Company: Vend
Pricing: starts at $99 per month
Typical customers: SMBs
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Vend review, Vend alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jul 02, 2022

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Vend is a point of sale software solution, and its top alternatives in this category include Rain POS, SpotOn, Toast POS, and Bindo POS. Based on the key criteria listed below, Vend is compared to its top alternatives:
  • Cloud/On-premise: Vend is a cloud-based point of sale solution. In comparison, all the top alternatives of Vend are equally cloud-based point-of-sale solutions.
  • Cost: Vend pricing starts at $99 per month, billed annually, and it covers one location and one register. A free trial offer is also available. In comparison, Toast POS pricing starts at $165 per month. SpotOn and other top alternatives of Vend do not disclose their pricing details. Also, Toast POS has a free forever plan.
  • Customers/Industries: Vend serves retail businesses of all kinds, such as fashion businesses, sports & outdoors businesses, food & drink retail, bike shops, , etc. In comparison, all the top alternatives of Vend serve similar retail businesses, except Toast POS, which serves restaurants.
  • Functionality: Vend has several features common to point-of-sale systems, such as layaways & on-account sales, cash management, multichannel inventory, etc. Compared to its top alternatives, all the top alternatives of Vend have similar features like cash management, inventory management, eCommerce integrations, etc.
  • Popularity: Vend is a leading provider of point of sale solutions serving over 20,000 customer locations. In comparison, Bindo POS serves over 10,000 businesses and is used by over 250,000 daily users; Rain POS serves thousands of retailers worldwide. SpotOn has received over $628 million in funding and onboards more than 2,000 new businesses monthly, and more than 57,000 restaurants use Toast POS globally.
  • Scalability: Vend is a scalable POS software for small, midsize, and large-scale/multi-location retail operations. In comparison, all the top alternatives of Vend are highly scalable solutions.
  • Support: Businesses that use Vend can find support through the following channels: email, a live chat channel, and a knowledge base. Compared to its top alternatives, Vend does not offer phone support like Toast POS.

Vend alternatives - for low budget, SMBs and global businesses

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Vend that are worth checking out:

Toast POS for SMBs, LightSpeed for large size business, PHP Point Of Sale for growing companies, and Preferred POS 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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Pricing
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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.