- Step 1
Start your free 30-day trial.
Welcome! Dive in and try some of our great features to see how Vend can revolutionize the way you run your business.
- Step 2
Get your store set up.
Create a solid foundation to run your business successfully. The right store set-up is a key step to becoming a world-class retailer.
- Configure outlets, registers and sales tax for the region(s) you sell in
- Set up the types of payments your store accepts
- Import your products through a CSV file or add them in manually
- Set up Quick Keys for easy access to your most popular products
- Connect your hardware and get it working for either iPad, Mac or PC
- Step 3
Final preparations for going live.
Going live with a new POS system is a big day for your business. Complete your final preparations to ensure everything runs as smoothly as possible on your first day.
- Step 4
Go live and make your first sale.
Once you’re set up correctly, go live and start creating memorable customer experiences in-store, online or on-the-go.
- Sell in-store with Vend on Mac or PC, online with Vend Ecommerce, and on-the-go with the Vend Register iPad app
- Speed up your checkout with features like Quick Keys, powerful product and customer search, discounts and notes
- Take your training to the next level with Vend U – world-class retail training available free to all Vend customers
- Step 5
Track your business performance.
Take the guesswork out of retail. Get actionable insights into your business and use the right information to make quick, data-driven decisions.
- Build and customize your sales reports to easily see how your stores are performing
- Check on your business right from your pocket with the mobile-friendly Retail Dashboard (available with Advanced and Multi-Outlet plans)
- Use up-to-date data to make smarter decisions for your business
- Step 6
Take control of your business.
Easily manage your inventory, maximize your profits, and start expanding your retail empire with multi-channel retail management.
- Gain visibility of your stock, manage your products, and maximize your profits with powerful inventory management
- Build your customer database, grow repeat business, and increase shopper spend with a custom loyalty program
- Extend the power of Vend by connecting to other best-in-class business add-ons like Xero for accounting, Deputy for staff scheduling, and more
- Step 7
Scale your business with ease.
Congratulations! If you’re at this point of the journey, then you’ll have more time to focus on scaling your business and taking things to the next level.
- Set up a new outlet with just a few clicks, add a warehouse, or go mobile with a pop-up store
- Open up your business to the world in just minutes with Vend Ecommerce (available with Advanced and Multi-Outlet plans)
- Take advantage of our free eBooks, guides, blog posts, and videos on everything retail