ShopKeep

4.25 / 5 (674) FrontRunners

Our advisors have recommended this product 126 times in the last 30 days

About ShopKeep

ShopKeep is an iPad and Android POS system for retail businesses, restaurants, bars, franchises and quick-serve businesses. The POS software offers a touch screen interface, when used on an iPad or Android tablet device, which allows users to add and remove orders from wish lists. Users can also scan barcodes using barcode scanner hardware in order to add items to the shopping cart and facilitate inventory management. Other inventory management and inventory tracking tools within the POS software include SKU management, re-order management, and the ability to add a new inventory item manually.

ShopKeep POS software offers a built-in register to keep track of checks and payments. Users can maintain multiple p...


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Supported Operating System(s):

Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic)

674 Reviews of ShopKeep

Average User Ratings

Overall

4.25 / 5 stars

Ease-of-use

4.5

Value for money

4.0

Customer support

4.0

Functionality

4.0

Ratings Snapshot

5 stars

(388)

388

4 stars

(169)

169

3 stars

(46)

46

2 stars

(28)

28

1 stars

(43)

43

Likelihood to Recommend

Not likely

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Showing 1 - 5 of 674 results

June 2019

Angie from Wonderland Emporium

Verified Reviewer

Company Size: 2-10 employees

Industry: Retail

Time Used: Less than 6 months

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

4.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

4.0

June 2019

Puts Square to shame

Anytime I have had any issue or problem, customer service has been the best in helping me work threw it (computer illiterate remember) plus they always have options for me to make changes that potentially make it easier on my end, or sometimes even cheaper.

Pros

I like the fact that it is a lot more detailed in the inventory set up because it allows you to actually separate you retail store into sections where square did not allowing check out to be easier and faster if you are having issues with or do not use UPC/SCU coding. I also like the fact that you can enter your inventory purchases which automatically adds it to your inventory counts and then you can enter your payout/paying for such accounts

Cons

The inventory entry durning initial setup. Because I am computer illiterate, I am still struggling to get it set up correctly and you do not have the option to go in and erase everything to start over.

Reasons for Choosing ShopKeep

Because they had no issues with the type of inventory we chose to carry.

November 2019

Denise from Private Gallery Boutiques

Company Size: 11-50 employees

Industry: Retail

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

5.0

November 2019

Review of ShopKeep

I went from a complex system that I purchased for over $100,000 to ShopKeep. What a joy to have a system that is so easy to use and not time consuming to do the task at hand. Yet it provides so much information to know exactly where your company stands. Love everything about ShopKeep.

Pros

My favorite thing about ShopKeep is That it can give you so much information about your numbers yet it is so easy to operate.

Cons

I know this sounds crazy but I really don't have any negatives with this system.

Reasons for Choosing ShopKeep

Clover seemed to be geared more toward restaurants and their fees were higher. Shopify was more expensive. I got a much better rate for my credit cards with ShopKeep. The people are always so helpful and really go above and beyond. If someone didn't know the answer to my question they would find out and get back to me. Rep was key to getting everything set up and running and how best to apply it to my business. It was like speaking with a friend. She was amazing. She would always contact me when something new would come out if she thought it would benefit me and my company. ShopKeep is thorough, user friendly, and provides a plethora of information that is helpful with running my business. Sounds silly but ShopKeep feels like family! They treat me like they would want to be treated and it doesn't get any better than that in my book. I have been in business for 25 years and have never experienced anything like it! Thank you for this opportunity to share my experience!

May 2018

Anonymous

Verified Reviewer

Time Used: Less than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

4.0

Value for money

2.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

2.0

May 2018

If I had it to do over, I definitely would not have purchased this system.

It "worked". I could use it as a POS, but any other feature was JUNK.

Pros

it was fairly simple to set up and use and fairly easy to train people on the system. Tech support was Ok, the folks were always nice and friendly, but they also were kneecapped by the ridiculous limitations of the program. I found it WAY more frustrating than it was worth. PS if you do decide to go with the program (which I don't suggest), spend the time on ebay to purchase the equipment used. I saved money!! (I think you are required to use their card swiper, but that may have changed).

Cons

the reports on the back end (which you may not realize are CRUCIAL) are junk. And no matter how many times I made a suggestion, nothing ever changed. They kept sending me "satisfaction surveys" and I would write in the survey, "I don't know why I am filling this out, no one will contact me for at least 4 months!" and most times, no one EVER contacted me, even though I gave detailed information about my dissatisfaction with the product. Even the techs in tech support were extremely frustrated with the limitations of the system. As an example, there is a way to set various tax levels (in my state, the tax on prepared food is different than regular sales tax), but then there is no way to detect how much was paid in for each tax. There was a work-around, but that took at least half an hour each month, which as most people know, is an enormous amount of time to waste for a small business owner. I can honestly say that I was frustrated every single day for two years by the limitations of the software. I WOULD NOT recommend this program!

Response from ShopKeep

Replied May 2018

Hi, Thank you for reaching out and providing feedback on your experience with ShopKeep. We would like the opportunity to look into your account and speak with you. Please send your account information to feedback@shopkeep.com Thank you, The ShopKeep Team

June 2020

Joseph from Polonia Ave Pharmacy

Company Size: 2-10 employees

Industry: Health, Wellness and Fitness

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

4.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

5.0

June 2020

Great product

Makes the business run quite smoothly. I thoroughly enjoy using this product.

Pros

This software was very easy to set up, update and use. It continues to evolve to make operations glitch free. No manual is required.

Cons

I do not have any negative comments about this software. I was surprised that I could set it up with little or no instructions.

October 2019

David from Worcester Railers

Company Size: 11-50 employees

Industry: Sports

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

3.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

4.0

October 2019

Good System For Smaller Minor League Sports Teams

I have had a very good experience with ShopKeep. This is an easy to work with system both back and front of the house, that is moderately priced. If I ever needed to figure out how to pull a report a simple phone call or internet search solved the problem. I don't think that I have ever been on hold with their customer service, for more than a minute. My only real problem with SkopKeep is that you have to pay full price for a second register and then full price again for a 3rd register, and so on.

Pros

Great back of the house inventory system. Lots of viewable sales reports. Easy to use and clean POS. Dozens of Hot Keys available for POS Immediate register updates and syncing with back of house. Good customer support system

Cons

In order to get multiple POS registers, you have to pay full price for a whole new system. Meaning that you are paying the same amount for an extra register, that you would be paying for a single register plus your entire back of house inventory system. I would be willing to pay a little extra for multiple registers, but not the same amount for a whole new system. In order to pull an inventory report, you have to export to excel. Would be much easier if you could pull an inventory report based on Department or Category.

Reasons for Choosing ShopKeep

Retail Pro and Revel offer a little more, but are much more expensive. ShopKeep has a much better back of house inventory system compared to Square. ShopKeep seems to be designed by people that know retail, while Square sometimes does not.