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A complete point of sale solution, ready to trade in just 5 minutes.

Get out from behind the counter and sell on the go with iPad POS on the shop floor, at tradeshows, or at a pop-up event. Simple to use and optimized for the iPad experience, you can train your staff with Vend in a matter of minutes.

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Accept payments fast and delight your customers.

Quickly accept payments in any location, with a range of mobile payment options from leading merchant providers around the world. With iPad POS, you can help customers find what they need on the shop floor instead of being tied to a cash register.

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Easily manage and grow your business from any location.

Manage your products, prices and customer data anywhere in the world with Vend. Track employee performance, discover your best selling products, and get a snapshot of how your stores are performing with Vend Reporting.

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iPad POS software

All the hardware you need to run your business on an iPad.

You don’t need to be an IT genius to set up a beautiful iPad POS system with Vend. We’ve got plenty of helpful guides, walk-throughs and videos to get you up and running.

Vend iPad POS works with a wide range of hardware. Simply plug in a network receipt printer, connect a barcode scanner, and you’re set. It might even work with printers, cash drawers & barcode scanners you already own. Don’t have gear yet? Check out our recommended models and bundle packages.

Set up your store with Vend in 3 easy steps.

Sign up to Vend

Sign up for Vend

Start your free 14 day trial and get your store set up following the easy online guides.

Download the iPad app

Download the iPad app

When you’re ready to start selling, download the Vend Register app on your iPad and take your store wherever you go.

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Connect your hardware

Connect your hardware

Get your hardware up and running in minutes. It’s easy to connect a receipt printer, cash register and barcode scanner.

It’s free to get started.

Vend is free to try for 14 days - perfect for small stores, pop-up stores and startups wanting to test if Vend is right for their business. We also have a range of clear, affordable pricing plans all for a low monthly fee. There’s no obligation, no minimum term commitment and no hidden fees.

20,000+ retailers use Vend iPad POS to run the world’s best retail.

But don’t just take our word for it, here’s what our customers say.

“Having Vend on a device like the iPad, where I can literally take my register with me in my hand and still see the exact same information that’s going on in my store, or in my truck, or online, has been key.”

Christina Ruiz, Top Shelf Boutique, San Francisco

“Being firstly from the tech side of fashion I have used a lot of different point of sale software packages and Vend is without a doubt the best on the market right now.”

Jake Hardy, Number Six,
London, UK

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Why retailers worldwide love Vend.

Vend’s iPad POS solution comes with the features you need to grow your business, save time and reduce costs.

iPad POS

Point of sale

Vend makes it easy to sell to your customers, whether you use our Vend Register iPad app, or our responsive web-based POS on Mac or PC.


Products & Inventory

Take control of your inventory with full or partial inventory counts, and easily balance and transfer your inventory between your different locations.


Payments & Gift Cards

Choose the best way to accept payments, including credit, debit and gift cards. Vend works with leading merchant providers around the world.



Get an instant snapshot of your sales, inventory, payments, and more for smarter retail decision-making from any location.



Easily grow your customer list with Vend. View purchase history and account balances, create customer groups, and centrally manage all your customers.


24 / 7 Support

With offices in USA, Canada, Australia, UK & New Zealand, our friendly support team is happy to help at any time and on every channel.

Frequently asked questions.

Get honest answers to your top questions about switching to Vend’s iPad POS software.

I want to use Vend on an iPad, is it going to work for me?

First off, good for you for deciding to use an iPad POS solution. An increasing number of retailers are opting for mobile POS systems because they’re sleek, portable, and allow you to bring the checkout process to your customers.

And yes, Vend runs great on an iPad. You’ll be able to get the system up and running either by downloading our iPad app or using our web-based application. Check out this article for step-by-step instructions and a video on how to set up Vend on your iPad.

I don’t want to spend a fortune, how much is Vend going to cost?

We don’t want you to spend a fortune either which is why Vend has a tiered pricing model where the cost depends on how you'll be using Vend. All plans include one free register, but you can add as many registers as you need. To be safe, you should probably start with a free account so you can give us a test drive without investing too much from the get-go.

I’m a very busy person, is it easy to set up Vend on iPad?

It really depends on how many products you have and how busy you are. Some merchants complete the process within a couple of hours, but if you have thousands of SKUs and not a lot of free time then you may need some assistance.

We do understand that time IS money for entrepreneurs, so in order to make iPad POS set-up as quick and painless as possible, we recommend that you prepare CSV files of the following before starting the process:

  • List of all products
  • List of prices and tax information
  • List of SKUs or barcodes
  • List of customers

If you need someone to walk you through the process, just get in touch with us and our support staff can assist you. Vend also offers professional services that include hands-free setup (where we take care of everything, including migrating products and customers) and one-to-one training. Contact us for more information.

Alternatively, you can find a Vend partner in your area to provide on-site POS installation and account set up for you. Our partners are certified Vend experts who can get you up and running with the hardware, software, and add-ons you need to run your store.

I’m not a techie person, will I have a hard time migrating my products and customers to Vend?

It shouldn’t be that difficult if you know your way around CSV files and importing tools. Vend lets you add your products one-by-one and we also have a CSV import functionality if you want to add products in bulk.

For step-by-step instructions on how to do this you can check out the following articles:

We even made a guide to try to make it easy and fun to get started. Check it out here. And if you need someone to guide you throughout the migrating process (or even do it for you) you may want to consider investing in Vend professional services so we can get you up and running in as little time possible. Contact us for more information.

I don’t like to get stuck. If I have questions, can I call your support team at any time?

We wouldn’t want you to get to get stuck either. Fortunately, Vend support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Online and phone support is free with every plan, so you can send us a message or call whenever you get stuck. You can also consult our Help Center anytime to find the answer to your question.

Is Vend compatible with my existing hardware?

It’s very likely that Vend will play nice with the printers, scanners, credit card readers, and equipment you already have. We focus on making the software work with the best and most commonly used retail hardware and we hear a lot from retailers using Vend successfully with printers we’d never even heard of.

But to be sure, swing by Vend's hardware guide as well as our Recommended Hardware Page for detailed specs on the hardware, peripherals, and computers compatible with Vend.

Can’t find your existing hardware on our list of recommendations? Contact our sales consultants at sales@vendhq.com or sign up for a free account and see how Vend works with your store’s existing hardware.

I need someone to come over and set up my iPad POS system. Does Vend do “house calls”?

We get it. You’re business-savvy, but not necessarily tech-savvy. Good thing Vend has partners in various cities all around the world who would be happy to come to you. These Vend partners can set up your POS system and educate you and your employees on how to use it. That way, you can focus less on the techie details and do more of what you love.

Click here to view our expert directory and locate a Vend partner near you. Can’t find one in your area? Vend also offers professional services which are designed to take the pain out of migrating from your current POS system. Contact us for more information.

I’m happy with my current POS system. Is Vend really a better option?

Most people who switch to Vend never look back. Merchants love the software’s user-friendly and intuitive interface, as well as its features and integrations. You don’t have to take our word for it though; here are some examples of Vend customers and what they have to say about the POS.

However, we understand that each business is unique and not all tools may be a good fit for you. That’s why we invite you to take a tour of our software and see if it meets your needs. You can also register for a free account to get a hands-on feel of how it works. Finally, you can always talk to our trusty sales consultants for any specific questions or concerns and they’ll help you decide if Vend really is right for you. Drop us a line at sales@vendhq.com.

I like Vend but I don’t know where to start, what should I do next?

Talk to us! Really. We’d be happy to discuss your questions or concerns so you can make the right decision. Also swing by our support forums, our fun Getting Started Guide and Vend University for video tutorials, articles, and other resources about how to use Vend (and how to be a better retailer in general.)

But the best and sure-fire way to determine if Vend is a good fit for your biz is trying it out for yourself. Try us for free for a month, and take advantage of our email support while you’re at it so you can get all the answers you need.

Try out our iPad POS system for 14 days – it’s free.

No fees. No commitment. No credit card.