Shopify POS vs Square Point of Sale

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Starting Price

$29.00/month

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Best For

With plans for new and online businesses, to those with multiple stores, Shopify POS is for retail organizations.

More than 2 million small businesses use Square Point of Sale (POS) every day! It is versatile enough to serve every kind of business, from retailer to bakery and coffee shop to hairdresser.

Ideal number of Users

1 - 499

1 - 499

Rating


4.5 / 5
(3157)
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4.7 / 5
(1249)
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Ease of Use


4.5 / 5


  • "I love it very easy to use, love the fact that I use the same system for all my inventory. And that I can seek it online and in the store."

  • "The best part about Shopify is that once you set it up, it's extremely easy to use. There are tons of features and add-ons to improve your site."


4.7 / 5


  • "I love the simple and clean colors and its super easy to use. Great product and I highly recommend to all the small business owners."

  • "We love the user friendly equipment, software and back office. Our customers love the hardware use as well."

Customer Support


4.4 / 5


  • "Also, I have to add that the customer service is AMAZING."

  • "The customer service is top-notch. They respond quickly and when I needed something, they worked with me until it was resolved."


4.5 / 5


  • "So far my experience has been great. They have awesome customer service and very willing to answer every question you have."

  • "We love Square POS for our small local community theatre."

Features & Functionality


4.4 / 5


  • "The best part is that it guides very well and offers great deals."

  • "It's easy to launch sites quickly that look good. The user interface is easy to manage."


4.6 / 5


  • "This is a wonderful product, I loved the simplicity of setting up my little store/product lines."

  • "The ease of use was probably the best part of Square POS. It was simple, intuitive, and transfers worked great."

Value for Money


4.3 / 5


  • "The app store is great for finding additional software integrations or marketing tools, but they come at an extra cost."

  • "Good shopping cart experience. Can offer discount and coupons."


4.6 / 5


  • "Square is easy to use, reliable, inexpensive (we are Non-profit/Charitable). Has been good for what we needed it for."

  • "Its a great program to get your business off the ground for you to start taking money. Also works great for non-profits too, with lower fees."

Product Features

  • Barcode Scanning
  • Commission Management
  • Customer Account Profiles
  • Discount Management
  • eCommerce Integration
  • Electronic Signature
  • Gift Card Management
  • Loyalty Program
  • Multi-Location
  • Restaurant POS
  • Retail POS
  • Returns Management
  • Barcode Scanning
  • Commission Management
  • Customer Account Profiles
  • Discount Management
  • eCommerce Integration
  • Electronic Signature
  • Gift Card Management
  • Loyalty Program
  • Multi-Location
  • Restaurant POS
  • Retail POS
  • Returns Management

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Platform

Web/Installed

Mobile

Web/Installed

Mobile

Support

  • 24/7 (Live Rep)
  • Business Hours
  • Online
  • 24/7 (Live Rep)
  • Business Hours
  • Online

Training

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  • close Live Online
  • close Webinars
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