Square for Retail vs Aloha

Starting Price

$60.00/month

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Best For

Whether you sell online or in store, Square for Retail can work for SMB to Mid Market businesses from wine to apparel and more.

Aloha is designed to be the total management solution for bars and restaurants. The solution is particularly ideal for group operators looking to manage their whole estate's sales and operations.

Rating


4.7 / 5
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4.2 / 5
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Ideal number of Users

1 - 499

1 - 1000+

Ease of Use


4.8 / 5


  • "I like the look/feel of the old app better. It seemed more user friendly."

  • "I like that the sofware is fast and easy to use for me and for customers. I like that the customer receives a bill via email."


4.2 / 5


  • "They've been a mainstay forever. It remains easy to use on the server/bartender side."

  • "Easy to use software, well designed, easily navigating through menu options and modifiers."

Customer Support


4.4 / 5


  • "There are a host of things I'd love changed, customer support really listens to my issues."

  • "It's easy to use and I almost never experience glitches, so customer service isn't even needed that much."


3.6 / 5


Features & Functionality


4.6 / 5


  • "I love that they send you all the equipment you need free of charge. And, it syncs well with Practice Better, my scheduling service."

  • "The best thing about using Square for Retail is the simplicity. I can train a user on it in literally about 5 minutes."


3.9 / 5


  • "Aloha allowed me to work quickly and efficiently as a waitress in a fast paced restaurant. Aloha never froze up or had to be restarted."

  • "You can customize your buttons and your system freely, allowing you to develop a style that would suit yourself and your workers."

Value for Money


4.6 / 5


  • "I have friends that use Square for their businesses and they are happy so overall it is worth the time to invest in the card readers."

  • "The cost are amazing and FREE EQUIPMENT can not be beat."


3.6 / 5


Product Features

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

  • close In Person
  • close Live Online
  • close Webinars
  • check Documentation
  • check In Person
  • check Live Online
  • check Webinars
  • check Documentation

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