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Square for Retail Plans

Overview

Square for Retail is a full POS system designed for retail businesses, no matter the size or style. Square for Retail offers two plans: Square for Retail Free (at no monthly cost) and Square for Retail Plus (at $79 per month, per location). See the table below for a comparison of features between the Square for Retail Free plan and the Square for Retail Plus plan. 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.

What’s included?

Feature Square for Retail Free Square for Retail Plus
Processing Rate per Transaction
Card-Present Processing Fees 2.65% for all major credit cards. 10¢ per Interac chip & PIN or tap 2.6% for all major credit cards. 10¢ per Interac chip & PIN or tap
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
Offline Mode
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 $60 Monthly Subscription
Permissions $35 per month, per location Included in $60 Monthly Subscription
Settings
Account Settings
Business Settings
Square Accessories Settings
Orders
Manage Orders in POS
Connect to Square Online
Connect to Postmates
Connect to DoorDash
Square Online
Buy Online/Pickup in Store
Buy Online/Return in Store
Buy Online/Offer Delivery
Apps
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 Settings > Account & Settings > Pricing & Subscriptions in your online Square Dashboard.

Do I need to create a new account if I want to try 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 Settings > Account & Settings > Pricing & Subscriptions in your online Square Dashboard. Under Payment Method, click Manage subscription next to Square for Retail Plus. From here, you can choose to downgrade to the Free version of Square for Retail.

What if I try out Square for Retail Free and decide I need to use Square for Retail Plus?

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

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 and Square Loyalty.

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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