The POS system fit for clothing and accessories

While you’re setting the latest fashion trends, Square for Retail connects your sales, inventory, customers and more across all of your retail shops.

Streamline your locations, inventory and customer service

Square for Retail is made for every business size, from small boutiques managing their day-to-day to large apparel retailers operating many locations from one POS.

Sell everywhere your customers shop.

  • Build an eCommerce website with Square Online and list your products on Instagram and Facebook.
  • Offer shipping, in-store pickup and delivery, and returns and exchanges.
  • See every order from every storefront, automated and synced on one screen.
  • Easily capture professional product photos that upload automatically.

Make inventory management easy.

  • Track, order and receive stock with all inventory synced in real time.
  • Know what’s selling out and which brands perform best.
  • Keep tabs on topline metrics such as COGS, turnover and profit margin.
  • Understand the health and velocity of your stock to make informed decisions.
  • Get timely inventory alerts and reports on sales performance.

Bring customers back to your store.

  • Offer Afterpay to help grow your customer base, so they can buy more and pay later.
  • Send personalised emails and social-media campaigns to get them excited.
  • Reward them for shopping with a digital loyalty program.
  • Understand customer behaviour, preferences, history and notes from their profile.

‘It’s a relief that when we sell a product in-store, the system automatically amends our website stock. And when we input new stock we can choose whether it’s available or not available. It will be marked as out of stock straight away, helping us avoid unwanted stock issues.’

– Anastasia Morritt, Owner of Coquette Clothes – Fitzroy, Victoria

Set-up is simple

Get started in minutes. Sync your inventory, integrate your favourite apps and start selling fast.

Switch seamlessly

Our experts will help you migrate your data to Square with a personalised onboarding experience.

Keep growing

Flexible, cloud-based POS software, hardware and integrations support all the ways you want to grow your business.

Add more Square tools for a better shopping experience

Square Online

Easily build a professional website to sell your apparel and accessories, and seamlessly integrate your inventory.

Square Marketing

Tell customers about your pop-up events, discounts and seasonal styles via email marketing campaigns.

Square Gift Cards

Bring in new business and fulfil everyone’s wish list by offering physical and digital gift cards.

Square Loyalty

Thank your frequent customers with a digital loyalty program that rewards points for every purchase, directly from your POS.

Square Customer Directory

Track all customer data in one place, view purchase history or add a card on file for future visits.

Square Photo Studio

Use the free iOS app to take and edit high-quality product photography and remove image backgrounds to sell online.

Sync your existing apps

Integrate your third-party accounting and fulfilment apps so your software works together seamlessly.

For your counter, stockroom and everywhere else

Square Stand

Turn your iPad into a Retail POS with built-in payments and intuitive checkout, all on one device.

Square Register

A fully integrated clothing store POS system with a second customer-facing display.

Square Reader

Connect wirelessly, accept credit and debit cards, and get your money fast.

Square Terminal

Take payments, print receipts and do much more on a compact, cordless device.

Shop accessories

Add anything you need to your POS system like a barcode scanner, printer or a cash drawer.

Plans for every stage


For small businesses getting started in-person and online


No monthly fees


  • Free Retail Point of Sale app
  • Free online store
  • Basic inventory tools
  • Exchanges
  • Built-in barcode scanner (iOS)

Processing rates per transaction:

1.6% per tap or insert

2.2% per online transaction


For growing retail businesses that need in-depth features


Per month, per location

Includes Square for Retail Free plan features and:

  • Advanced inventory tools and reports
  • Automatic purchase orders
  • Barcode label printing
  • Item bundling
  • Unlimited employee time tracking

Processing rates per transaction:

1.6% per tap or insert

2.2% per online transaction


For established retail businesses looking to scale


Must meet eligibility requirements

Includes Square for Retail Plus plan features and optional add-ons:

  • Square Online Plus
  • Square Loyalty
  • Square Marketing
  • One-on-one onboarding support

Businesses processing $250,000 or more in yearly payments may be eligible for custom pricing. To learn more, please get in touch with our experts.

1.6% card present rate applies for Square Sellers who sign up on or after 30 May 2024, or who signed up prior to this date and subscribed to Square for Retail Plus or Premium. The rate of 1.9% will apply for all other Square Sellers who signed up prior to this date when using Square Reader, Square Stand or Tap to Pay, as listed in the Square Fee Schedule.

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Learn about features and promotions, and hear stories from other retail businesses.

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Talk to our sales team

Get help choosing the right products or chat about large business pricing.

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Learn how to get the most out of Square with helpful tips, articles and videos.


  • What is a clothing store point of sale?

    A clothing store point of sale (POS) is a computerised system that manages the sales process from start to finish, including inventory management, sales tracking, customer management and reporting.

    With a clothing store POS, you can manage your inventory easily by tracking the stock levels of all your items in real time. This ensures that you never run out of stock and can quickly reorder items when needed. You can also track your sales and turnover, enabling you to make data-driven decisions to improve your store’s profitability.

    A clothing store POS also allows you to manage customer data, including their purchase history and contact information. This enables you to provide personalised customer service and offer tailored promotions and discounts to increase customer loyalty.

  • What are key features I should look for when choosing a clothing store POS?

    First, inventory management is a crucial feature. A good POS system should allow you to track inventory levels, manage stock and receive notifications when items run low. This feature helps you keep track of your stock levels, avoid stock-outs and ensure that you always have the right products in stock to meet customer demand.

    Second, a user-friendly interface is important. The POS system should be easy to navigate and the interface should be intuitive and simple to use. This feature enables your staff to process sales, manage inventory and handle customer transactions quickly, saving you time and improving customer satisfaction.

    Third, customer management is another key feature to consider. A good POS system should enable you to capture customer data such as purchase history, contact information and preferences. This feature helps you build customer loyalty by providing personalised experiences and targeted marketing promotions.

    Finally, reporting and analytics capabilities are important for gaining insights into your business performance. A good POS system should enable you to track sales, turnover and inventory levels, and generate reports that can help you make data-driven decisions.

  • How do I switch from my current solution?

    It’s quick and easy to sign up for Square for Retail. If you currently use Lightspeed Retail, Shopify POS or another similar retail point-of-sale system, Square for Retail will likely meet your needs with a user-friendly interface fit for the apparel industry. Just select your plan, sign up and import your inventory. You can easily transfer your existing inventory with bulk-intake importing.

    You can rely on transparent pricing and no long-term contracts. And if you need help, Square Support is here for you.

  • Can I upgrade my Square for Retail plan?

    You can upgrade your plan from Square for Retail Free to Square for Retail Plus by subscribing here. You’ll be able to use all existing features and you’ll only have to set up the added functionality included with your upgrade. After your 30-day free trial of the Square for Retail Plus plan, you’ll be given the option to pick your plan. If you don’t choose one, you’ll automatically be downgraded to the Square for Retail Free plan.

    To upgrade to the Square for Retail Custom Premium plan, contact our sales team.

  • Can I downgrade my Square for Retail plan?

    You can always downgrade your subscription from Square for Retail Plus to Square for Retail Free in your Dashboard. When you downgrade, you’ll see messaging in your Dashboard letting you know which features you’ll lose, like certain automated inventory management features, cross-location returns and barcode label printing. You can see and compare plan features on our pricing page.

    You can also pause your subscription at any time from your Dashboard. When you pause a subscription, you will not be billed. You can resume at any time and your account will be ready for you without losing your past data.

  • What’s the difference between Square Point of Sale and Square Retail POS?

    Square Point of Sale is the app sellers use to accept credit cards in person, online or on the go. Square Retail POS is an all-in-one point of sale designed specifically for retail businesses of all sizes. Square Retail POS builds on features from the standard Square Point of Sale and includes advanced inventory management features and more to help retailers streamline their businesses.

    Compare Square Point of Sale and Square for Retail Free and Square for Retail Plus plans to find the best POS solution for your business. Already use Square Point of Sale? Switch over to the Square for Retail Plus plan to take advantage of the discounted pricing for in-person transactions.