Springboard Retail software


Springboard Retail is a web-based retail solution designed for multi-channel and multi-store retailers.

Springboard’s point of sale system is fully accessible through any modern web browser on any device. The solution is designed to function well on both touchscreen devices, like the iPad, or on traditional devices like a PC or Mac.

The solution's customer dashboard allows users to better understand their customers by collecting information at the point of sale. Using this data, the software generates high-level statistics about customer preferences and purchase history. Unlimited custom fields mean tracking and reporting can be tailored to the diverse needs of the business. Springboard’s inventory management functionality facilitates inventory visibility across the entire enterprise.

Springboard also offers a Javascript API through which users can develop browser-based apps that seamlessly integrate with existing user interfaces. Springboard Retail also offers real-time reporting, inventory management, and purchasing and receiving.

Supported Operating System(s):
Mac OS , Web browser (OS agnostic) , Windows 8

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  • josh from rachel's closet

    Specialty: Apparel & fashion

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    August 2018

    no refund no matter how poor the services is

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money
    Pros

    i do not know what the pros would be because they were not a good fit for our company. they didn't care about my experience and refused to refund my money.

    Cons

    it does not matter to them if they are a good fit for your company. I realized in one week that it was not a good fit for us. they kept my money for a full year subscription and i got nothing in return

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  • Alicia from Diamond Couture

    Specialty: Jewelry

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    July 2018

    Springboard is good no customer service though

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money
    Pros

    I like that it’s easy to set up and It gives you lots of different options to customize your inventory

    Cons

    The customer service isn’t good and they charge you to get more. Never heard of a company doing that before

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
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  • Amel from Casapiaui

    Specialty: Fabric, linens, & crafts

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    July 2018

    Manadge your store, clients and inventory in one app.

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    N/A
    Value for Money

    Good software, wish there was a less expensive version.

    Pros

    Springboard retail is a great point of sale software. You can have your inventory save in a cloud, your costumer preferences saved in the app, wich helps vendors to push sales and find the best matches for the buyer and improve revenue. It also generates multiple graphics and informations for better managing your stores, knowing every information about your products and how they're selling. Is a great tool to have.

    Cons

    It doesn't have a free version and the single store option is expensive. I believe that the multi store or franchise are more attractive.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
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  • Karel from Prenatal

    Specialty: Other specialty retailer

    Number of employees: 201-500 employees

    June 2018

    Springboard Retail

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money
    Pros

    I really love Springboard. It helps a lot with keeping track of everything, and the lay-out is modern and good looking.

    Cons

    Because of the simplistic lay-out, features are sometimes hard to find, but with a bit of google this can be solved

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
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  • Hailey from Kroger

    May 2018

    User friendly and easy to navigate

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money
    Pros

    I love it. It's easy to learn, easy to navigate, and user-friendly even on the first try. Customer service is awesome and it's great for the price.

    Cons

    Sometimes it runs a little slow and has a couple of glitches but that depends on the day, so no real complaints.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Dawn from Dreamation Creations LLC

    Specialty: Other specialty retailer

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    March 2018

    Just wasn't what I was expecting

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money
    Pros

    I was trying various POS systems and I almost purchased this system but it could not do what I needed it to. The only pro I can come up with is that customer service went out of their way to try and make this work for us.

    Cons

    Cons? Several. It was not that easy to use. It cost more than some competitors and if you need more than one location - forget it!

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  • Seth from HandPicked, Inc.

    Specialty: Jewelry

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    March 2018

    Great product, even better company

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money

    I consider it a great decision on our part to go with Springboard Retail. While I am able to list some areas of opportunities for them, it is very reassuring to know that they constantly strive to improve their software based on client input. They actually really listen to feedback and many times act on it quickly if other clients can benefit from the change. This is refreshing. In my opinion, it would be challenging to find a better value or partnership on the market.

    Pros

    Ease of use - intuitive nature
    Support team - always feel as if we are partners working together
    Dynamic Reporting
    Easy to customize certain fields to fit business needs
    Real-time reporting and sales sales metrics
    Mobility - using ipads within the stores, viewing results via smartphone
    Integration - happy with the timeline, support, and ease
    Training - very easy to train on this software, love the training mode
    Knowledge base - this is such a big plus. The articles are current and easy to find quickly
    Search capability - this is easily overlooked, but being able to put in part of an item's name, number or description and find what you need is huge! Same with customer information.

    Cons

    Within the current software, I would like to be able to use a fiscal calendar vs the Gregorian calendar.
    Outside of software- although Springboard Retail is focusing on their core competencies, I do wish the following was available within the software and not through third parties:
    Time clock feature
    Loyalty/VIP Customer feature
    Integrated payment - we use Clover and integrate

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  • Julie from The Gazebo

    Specialty: Apparel & fashion

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    January 2018

    Springboard retail is a Game Changer

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money

    I can look at my business from the app On my phone anywhere anytime. I love this..it has given me some Flexibility in my business and alllowed Me to work In a little More Family time

    Pros

    I have control of the IT end of my business . I do not have to “call a guy” every time something goes wrong or it’s time
    For an upgrade. In 4 years my system has gone down maybe 4 Times and then never for more than 20 minutes and every time it has been the internet provider that was the problem but Springboard always steps up and gets it fixed. They never point the finger they just take care of it. Also there are no costly upgrades that require new computers and “that computer guy” to execute it.

    Cons

    When you need help they will often times refer you to their knowledge base...usually I have already gone this route and need an actual
    Answer not another article to read.

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  • Kelly from The Twisted String

    Specialty: Apparel & fashion

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    December 2017

    Fantastic

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money
    Pros

    Great inventory tracking and reports, nice smooth checkout process, convenient daily dashboard, constant improvements

    Cons

    Small but major glitches exist when using with an iPad that are continuously ignored as has been my last 4 requests for help with them. Very few of the customer support technicians know what they are doing

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  • Kelly from Narcissus Boutique

    Specialty: Apparel & fashion

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    November 2017

    Stands Out from the Rest

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money
    Pros

    The training and overall review process was easy and flexible. You had the option of when to schedule you springboard calls and in retail, you need a bit of flexibility. There were plenty of times that I couldn't hop on the training call and customer service was a gem about it. She also put up with some stupid humor of mine.

    Customer service was grade A. I was so stressed about the idea of this massive undertaking, especially when our POS system was the only thing the store and long-time managers have ever known. Our launch date was scary soon, but the Data Migration Team had us up and running (for the final migration) by 2 AM, the morning of our launch. I was incredibly impressed by their speed and productivity getting us where we need to go.

    The actual Springboard Point-of-Sale runs like butter. Everything is right there and a breeze to use; it's nothing compared to our very old and outdated previous POS.

    Cons

    Getting a reasonable launch date had me worried, but the Springboard team, especially, made our small Tallahassee store their top priority.

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  • Michelle from Scout and Molly's

    Specialty: Apparel & fashion

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    October 2017

    Exceptional Customer Service

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money

    Overall, I'm extremely pleased

    Pros

    The setup of this point of sale system was very user friendly. It is very easy to use and the customer service is excellent.

    Cons

    I find running reports and programming promotions a challenge. In regards to running reports, it does not seem intuitive.

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  • Mike from Green Mountain Sales, LLC

    Specialty: Sporting goods

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    October 2017

    9,000 SKU's and 30 days to make the change - DONE!

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    N/A

    We were terrified of changing POS systems in September right before the holidays. It just didn't seem conceivable to me that I could make the switch to making sales within our 30 day window. I was convinced we would make it after week two of the transition. I was truly stunned at how easy it went - I am a realist and just knew we'd come up against something that would stand in our way. It didn't and we nailed the date easy.

    Pros

    VERY flexible platform allows a decent level of customization to make sure you can parse your data the way YOU need to - not how someone somewhere THINKS you need to. Rock solid and reliable importing/exporting. This POS does what a POS system should do - make you more efficient. We're still only a couple weeks in but we feel like we know it pretty well and I have confidence we made a good choice for our retail business.

    Cons

    I would like US based phone support but they actually manage the chat support surprisingly well. We've not been left hanging yet and we've not stumped them, so I am not feeling to bad about it - as long as they keep up as the demand increases, which I am sure it will.

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  • Kim from The Joy of Living

    Specialty: Gifts

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    September 2017

    I have had a great experience with Springboard Retail.

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money
    Pros

    Several things that I like about the software, are ease of use, cloud based, customer service is knowledgable and helpful.

    Cons

    I don't like that adjustments can only be added one item at a time, transfers cannot be "recalled" once completed.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
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  • Matthew from Big Drop NYC

    Specialty: Apparel & fashion

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    April 2017

    Website Designer

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money

    Two-way integration with E-commerce platform is really what sold us on Springboard.

    Pros

    I love that the system is so user-friendly! The reporting on this pos really helps the buyers anticipate what to buy for the next season. The best thing about this POS is the two-way integration with e-commerce platforms that easily pushes out the uploaded inventory from the POS directly to your E-commerce platform.

    Cons

    For us, the advanced migration process took a long time. Better communication and management needed on the migration team as well as the training team.

  • Priom from D&H Retail

    Specialty: Apparel & fashion

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    February 2017

    Great to be on board

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money
    Pros

    -user friendliness
    -user interference
    -customer support
    -reporting
    -two way integration with BigCommerce promised to be coming soon

    Cons

    The only negative feedback I can give now is that Springboard does not have an employee time clock tracking.

  • Susan from Max & Riley

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    February 2017

    Good quality

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money

    We've been using Springboard since we opened our store. We've been happy with the overall features and quality.

    Pros

    Easy to use

    Cons

    Issues with hardware

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Kevin from XCVI LLC

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    January 2017

    XCVI Review

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money

    Springboard has been a good POS system so far. It is the best that we have had in our XCVI stores. We are also pleased with how fast the technical support responds to any of our team members. Its also a good feeling when they actually remember you by name! Keep up the good hard work!

    Pros

    Easy to use and Easy to navigate

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Xiorelis from Eco Denizen

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    January 2017

    Good system for small retailers

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money

    I am happy with the service provided, customer service responds very fast, the reporting part of the system is great and very friendly to use. I do wish you had more POS hardware available, cooler looking ipad size hardware, etc.

    Pros

    Reports
    Easy to use
    I can access from any computer anywhere I go
    Great customer service

    Cons

    Hardware options are limited

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Ashley from James Breski

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    January 2017

    Springboard Retail works for Wholesale Companies, too

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money

    We found Springboard Retail after searching for a program that can manage many elements of a wholesale business all in one program. We started using it Summer of 2014. We are now able to manage our inventory that is in our office and out with sales reps and on consignment. Although there is no "consignment" part to the program, there's a workaround within the system that is fine. Since everything is in the cloud, we have access to this information anywhere and anytime, even on a mobile phone with the app. It is especially helpful at tradeshows. The reporting functions are amazing and show us very valuable information about sales and products and locations of products that we never had before. Each inventory item allows you to add images and customize as you need. You can duplicate items easily and set up frequently ordered items as needed. It does take some practice to learn everything, especially since we use the program from a wholesale view but once you figure everything out, it is very quick to use and invaluable to our company now. The support service always gets back to us right away if we have a question or problem (which isn't very often). My only issue is with our Quickbooks integration. The integration pushes invoices or credits over to Quickbooks from Springboard as journal entries but then you have to re-enter the invoice/credit specifics into Quickbooks in order to actually have the info/details in Quickbooks. Then we run a Quickbooks report to make sure we haven't missed any invoices. It is a bit time consuming and there is room for error if you forget to enter in an invoice or mistype something. Springboard has said they are working on a better way to handle this but we haven't received any details yet. This one issue is small compared to the positives of the software. I would highly recommend it to any business that needs to manage inventory in one or many locations and is looking for a great reporting system.

    Pros

    Manage inventory, run reports, invoice and credits, manage consignments -- everything is all in one program.
    It's mobile and in the cloud so we have access anywhere and anytime.
    Support always responds in a timely manner.

    Cons

    Quickbooks integration not the best, but works with a little effort.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Phil from The Lash Exchange

    January 2017

    Best POS system in the market

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money

    Love the simplicity and the ease of use of all the entire system and its features. Been a customer for just over a year and we've only had awesome experience with it. Very fast and its inventory system keeps amazing accountability. The only drawback if I was nitpicking is their online chat support which can take some time for a response. But you can always just call their support number instead and they're always helpful there.

    Review Source: Capterra
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