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Square for Retail Plans

Square for Retail is a full POS system designed for retail businesses, no matter the size or style. Square for Retail offers two plans—see the table below for a comparison of features between both Retail plans. If you already have Square for Retail, you can change your plan at any time in the Pricing & Subscriptions settings of your online Square Dashboard.

Pricing

If you’re interested in learning more about Square for Retail Plus features, sign up for a free 30-day trial. No payment information is required to get started. If you’ve signed up for a free trial and you wish to cancel the subscription, you will need to wait the full 30 days for the trial to complete.

Square for Retail is free. If you choose to continue with Plus features, pay one flat rate of $109 per month per location. If you subscribe mid-month, you’ll be charged a prorated amount for the remainder of the month.

For Square for Retail Free, you'll pay Square's standard processing fee. For Square for Retail Plus, you'll pay:

  • 1.6% per in-person transaction with Square Terminal or Square Register.

  • 1.9% per in-person transaction with Square Reader or Square Stand.

  • 2.2% per manually entered or online card payment.

Custom pricing available if you process more than $250K per year. Speak to our sales team today to learn more.

What’s Included?

Feature Square for Retail Free Square for Retail Plus
Items
Create/Manage Items
Create/Manage Item Options
Manage Item Costs
View Product Matrix
Track Stock
Import/Export Item Library
Manage Modifiers, Categories, Discounts, Taxes and Units
Manage Settings for Dining Options, Comp & Void, Inventory (for Invoices) and Online Checkout
Inventory
Low Stock Alerts
GTIN and SKU Barcodes
Auto-Generate SKUs
Print Barcode Labels
Bulk Inventory Intake
Cross-Location Stock Transfers
Inventory Counting Tool
View Inventory History
Create Purchase Orders
Stock Forecast and Automatic Purchase Orders
Send Purchase Orders as email, PDF or CSV
Vendor Management
Manage Pending Restocks
Reporting
Item Sales Report
Category Sales Report
Sales by Payment Type Report
COGS and Profit Margins Report
Inventory Value/Projected Profit Report
Inventory by Category Report
Sales by Vendor Report
Transactions
View Transactions
Return any Item from any Location
Issue Refunds
Issue Exchanges
Point of Sale
Add a Device
Shared Settings on Devices
Signature & Receipt Settings
Tipping
Cash Management
Cross-Location Inventory Lookup
Notification Centre
Customers
Customer Directory
Feedback
Insights
Settings: Configure Profiles, Feedback and Email Collection
Team
Team Members $35 per month, per location Included in $109 monthly subscription
Permissions $35 per month, per location Included in $109 monthly subscription
Settings
Account Settings
Business Settings
Square Accessories Settings
Orders
Manage Orders in POS
Connect to Square Online
Square Online
Buy Online/Pickup in Store
Buy Online/Return in Store
Buy Online/Offer Delivery
Apps & Integrations
Integrate to existing eCommerce sites
Integrate with BigCommerce

Square for Retail Plan FAQ

What is the Square for Retail Plus free trial and how do I start one?

Anyone who signs up or Square for Retail will automatically be enrolled in a 30-day free trial of Square for Retail Plus. This allows you to explore all the features you might need to run your business with Square for Retail. At the end of the trial, you can choose to subscribe to Square for Retail Plus to keep using advanced features, or you can downgrade to Square for Retail Free. You can also change your plan at any time by visiting Account & Settings > Business > Pricing & Subscriptions in your online Square Dashboard.

Once you’ve signed up for Square for Retail, learn how to sell with the Square for Retail app.

Do I need to create a new account if I want to keep Square for Retail Free?

No. If you currently use Square for Retail Plus and would like to switch to the Free plan, you can downgrade by visiting Account & Settings > Business > Pricing & Subscriptions in your online Square Dashboard. Next to Square for Retail, click Manage. From here, you can choose to downgrade to the Free version of Square for Retail.

Note: If you’ve signed up for a free trial and you wish to cancel the subscription, you will need to wait the full 30 days for the trial to complete.

My 30-day trial has ended but I want to use Square for Retail Plus. How do I subscribe?

If you use Square for Retail Free and need to upgrade to Square for Retail Plus, you can do so by visiting Account & Settings > Business > Pricing & Subscriptions in your online Square Dashboard. Next to Square for Retail, click Manage. From here, you can choose to upgrade to Square for Retail Plus.

Learn how to manage your Square for Retail subscription.

Will I lose any of my account information in the process of upgrading/downgrading?

Whether you upgrade/downgrade, your account will retain all information (e.g. items, inventory, settings, etc.) throughout the process. If you upgrade, the paid features will be ready to use once you’ve confirmed your payment method. If you downgrade, you will lose access to the paid features immediately, and will be billed a prorated amount for the time you used the Plus version.

Can I use my Square for Retail Free subscription with other products at Square?

Yes. Your Square for Retail Free subscription will work with other Square products, including Square Online, Team Management, Square Loyalty, Gift Cards and Square Marketing.

How will I know if a feature is unavailable with Square for Retail Free?

You will still see all Square for Retail features in your online Square Dashboard, but the features available to Square for Retail Plus will be greyed out.

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