Be the world’s best retailer with Vend U!


Retailers who are in-the-know have a massive edge over their competitors. Being in touch with the latest retail trends and knowing how to make the most out of your tools (such as Vend) enable you to run a tighter ship, serve customers better, and increase sales.

That’s why the Vend team is thrilled to launch the new and improved Vend U – a resource center where you get thousands of dollars worth of training and materials that can give you the competitive edge in retail. Learn more.

Vend U is packed with resources for you and your staff, including courses, guides, articles, ebooks, webinars, and videos that you can access anytime, from any device.

Best of all, it also comes with a world-class retail education portal that’s exclusive to Vend customers and comes free with any active Starter, Advanced, and Multi-Outlet plan.


What you’ll get out of Vend U

On-demand courses – Save time and minimize mistakes when setting up and selling with Vend. Access instructive videos and courses to give you and your employees the know-how to ring up more sales, manage inventory, pull reports, and run the world’s best retail.

Free retail resources – Wise up on all things retail with our free guides, ebooks, reports, and in-depth articles. Vend is constantly publishing new pieces on retail trends, tips, and best practices, and they’re accessible for free in the Vend resource center.

Training webinars – Get the lowdown on new features and get all your Vend-centric questions answered live, at one of our training webinars. Our retail success coaches can train you and your staff on ecommerce, inventory control, reporting, and loyalty, and much more.

Retailer meetups and events – Attend one of our local user groups or thought leadership events for the opportunity to learn and network with experts and fellow retailers. Food and drinks are on us!


How to access Vend U

Vend U Courses – If you have an active Starter, Advanced, or Multi-Outlet account, you can access the exclusive Vend U learning center here.

You’ll also find it in the left-hand navigation bar of the Vend web app. Simply click the “Help” link at the bottom, then select “Training & Education”.

Free resources, training webinars, and events – To download free learning materials or to get more details on training webinars and events you could attend, just head to and get your hands on all the info you need.

Vend U is here to help you get on the fast lane to #retailsuccess. Check it out today!


About Francesca Nicasio

Francesca Nicasio is Vend's Retail Expert and Content Strategist. She writes about trends, tips, and other cool things that enable retailers to increase sales, serve customers better, and be more awesome overall. She's also the author of Retail Survival of the Fittest, a free eBook to help retailers future-proof their stores. Connect with her on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Google+.