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Compare Square for Retail and Square Point of Sale

Pricing

  Square Point of Sale Square for Retail
Monthly Price Free $60/month, per location
Card-Present Processing Fees 2.6% + 10¢ 2.5% + 10¢

For more information regarding processing fees, check out our Square for Retail and Point of Sale pricing articles.

Features

  Square Point of Sale Square for Retail Square for Retail
App Square Point of Sale app Point of Sale App Square Retail app for iOSRetail App Retail for Square Register
Search/bar code-based UI   ✔️ ✔️
Itemized refunds ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Items Grid ✔️    
Full-screen cart view   ✔️ ✔️
Open Tickets/Saved Carts ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Tipping ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Offline Mode ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Inventory Management      
Create and print barcode labels from your Square Dashboard   ✔️ ✔️
Receive stock from the app   ✔️ ✔️
Track stock across locations ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Set low stock and out of stock alerts ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Track stock received   ✔️ ✔️
Accept exchanges that automatically adjust your stock   ✔️ ✔️
Transfer stock across locations   ✔️ ✔️
Purchase Orders      
Create purchase orders and send to vendors by email   ✔️ ✔️
Edit and annotate purchase orders   ✔️ ✔️
Edit received purchase orders   ✔️ ✔️
Vendor Management      
Create vendor lists   ✔️ ✔️
Import/export vendor lists   ✔️ ✔️
Keep item libraries for each vendor   ✔️ ✔️
Advanced Inventory Reporting      
Track inventory value by item   ✔️ ✔️
See projected profit estimates and profit margin   ✔️ ✔️
See automated cost of goods sold reports   ✔️ ✔️
Filter by adjustment type   ✔️ ✔️
Edit historical unit costs and updates are reflected in reports   ✔️ ✔️
Team Management      
Subscription Cost Included $35/month per location ✔️ ✔️
Unlimited team members included   ✔️ ✔️
Customer Directory      
Create profiles automatically from payment cards ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Automatically track customer transaction & buying history ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Create automated smart groups and segment customers automatically ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Provide insights & actionable guidance based on individual, and aggregated customer data ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Track multiple timestamped notes from customer profiles   ✔️ ✔️
Direct message customers ✔️ ✔️ ✔️

Supported Operating Systems

  Square Point of Sale Square for Retail
iPad ✔️ ✔️
iOS phones ✔️  
Android phones ✔️  
Android tablets ✔️  
Square Register ✔️ ✔️
Square Terminal ✔️  

Hardware Compatibility

  Square Point of Sale Square for Retail
Square Reader for magstripe: headset jack or Lightning connector ✔️ ✔️
Square Reader for contactless and chip ✔️ ✔️
Square Stand for contactless and chip ✔️ ✔️
Square point-of-sale kits for retail businesses ✔️ ✔️
Square Register ✔️ ✔️

If you’re interested in learning more, you can try Square for Retail for free for 30 days.

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