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The retail software that merchants love to use.

Vend is point of sale, inventory, and customer loyalty software for iPad, Mac & PC. Easily manage and scale your business, from one store to many, in the cloud.

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Why choose Vend’s retail software to power your business?

Retail is fiercely competitive. Vend keeps you two steps ahead of your competition.

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Serve shoppers better.

Make customers feel like the VIPs they truly are. Ringing up sales is fast and simple thanks to Vend’s quick keys, intuitive product search, and item scanning. You can even bring the checkout experience to your customers and finalize transactions on the spot. Need to accept various payment types? Vend supports cash, credit cards, debit cards, and mobile payments.


Run a more efficient retail business.

Be more productive and avoid the need for micromanagement with Vend’s back office and warehouse capabilities. Stay on top of your products, employees, and customers using a centralized system that can be accessed from anywhere. Selling across multiple channels? Sales and shopper data are synced in real time, eliminating the need for double entry.


Get more out of your retail software through add-ons.

Expand the capabilities of your POS with add-ons. Seamlessly link your POS to various other programs, depending on your business needs. From accounting and inventory add-ons to staffing and loyalty apps, Vend’s network of technology partners lets you access the tools you need to run your business better.

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It’s simple, it’s fast and it ties together all our remote shops and offices in a way that is nearly trivial to the user but obviously with Vend doing the POS magic to make it look easy.

Why 20,000+ retailers trust Vend to power their stores.

There are many retail software options out there. So why do retailers the world over choose Vend?


Sign in and work from anywhere. Your sales, product and reports are always available, safe, and up to date.

Works on any device.

Vend works on iPad, Mac or PC. All you need is a browser. It may even work with POS hardware you already own.

Works offline.

Continue selling even when the internet goes down, Vend will automatically resync your sales when you’re back online.

Accept any payments.

Vend works with leading merchant providers globally, so you can choose the best way to accept payments in your store.

Connect add-ons.

Vend connects to the best business apps in accounting, ecommerce, staff rostering and more - run your entire business online

Awesome customer care.

We provide 24/7 customer support, and have a global network of Vend Expert partners to help you get up and running.

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You and your staff will love Vend.

Whether you’re using a PC, Mac, iPad or tablet, Vend lets you get all set up so you can start selling right away.

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Vend keeps up with you and your associates.

Vend lets you take the retail experience anywhere, be it on the sales floor, at an event, online, or on the go.

Manage one to many stores no matter where you are.

Need to run your business on the go? Vend works on any device with a web browser, so just whip out your phone, tablet, or laptop and you’re all set.

Set it up with the point of sale hardware you’re already using.

Highly adaptable, Vend works with a wide range of printers, scanners, and readers. Take it for a spin, and see how it works with your equipment.

What our customers say about us.

Find out what thousands of Vend customers worldwide have to say about our retail software.

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It’s so helpful being able to see our statistics from anywhere in the world. Whereever I may be, I can always see which cookies are selling the best or which milkshakes are the least popular.

Deanna Yang, Moustache

Vend Cat Socrates

Before Vend, we were using a cash register and it was exceedingly painful as the business grew. We love the Vend system. We get a clear picture on sales and stock and the Xero integration makes it easy to manage our accounting.

Hellen Jiang, Cat Socrates

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Frequently Asked Questions.

Honest (non-salesy) answers to your top questions about switching to Vend.

I don’t want to spend a fortune, how much is the switch to Vend?

We don’t want you to spend a fortune either which is why Vend has a pricing model where the cost depends on how big your business is. Plans start at USD$99 per month and can go up to USD$159 per month for each store location (USD$129 per month if billed annually). Custom quotes are available for retailers with six or more outlets.

All plans include one free register per outlet, but you can add as many registers as you need. Registers cost USD$59 per register per month (or USD$49 per month if billed annually). To be safe, you’re best to start with a free trial so you can give us a test drive without investing too much from the get-go. If you need to cancel once you’re up and running, you can do so at any time.

I’m a very busy person, how much time does it take to set up Vend?

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 tons of SKUs and not a lot of free time, it could take weeks.

We do understand that time IS money for entrepreneurs, so in order to make 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

For more info, you might want to check out Vend’s POS Buyer’s Guide where we provide more information + checklists of what you may need when choosing and setting up your POS. If you need someone to walk you through the process, just get in touch with us and 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. Find out more.

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.

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 Retail Solutions Specialists at sales@vendhq.com or sign up for a free account and see how Vend works with your store’s existing hardware.

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 happy 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.

Find the answers to your top questions about Vend here

Vend is the world’s leading retail software.

Don’t just take our word for it. Check out these third-party reviews for complete transparency.

4 stars for Vend retail software

“Vend has genuinely transformed our business. All of its features and integrations have quadrupled our efficiency, giving us time to focus on how to grow our business.”

4.5 stars for Vend retail software

“Going with a cloud-based POS has allowed us to scale and access our data from any location and smoothly integrate the ecommerce and retail experience.”

5 Stars for Vend retail software

“If you stick with your old cash register, your business will suffer. If you are serious about growing your business and you need POS, Vend is a must have.”

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