RetailSTAR vs Square Point of Sale

RetailSTAR has 49 reviews and a rating of 3.62 / 5 vs Square Point of Sale which has 1636 reviews and a rating of 4.66 / 5. Compare the similarities and differences between software options with real user reviews focused on features, ease of use, customer service, and value for money.

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Reviews are generated by real users. When reviewing a product, users are asked to assess the product’s overall quality, which includes assigning specific ratings for ease of use, value for money, customer support, and functionality.

Overall Rating

3.62 / 5 (49)

4.66 / 5 (1,636)

Ease-of-Use

3.5 / 5

4.5 / 5

Value for Money

3.5 / 5

4.5 / 5

Customer Support

4.0 / 5

4.5 / 5

Functionality

3.5 / 5

4.5 / 5

Last Review Written

December 12, 2018

February 22, 2021

Pros/Cons

  • Pros

  • Really easy to use. Drop down menus & simple to grasp. Taught myself most everything because it just made sense that things would work the way they do.

  • The POS is easy to use even if you are not computer savy. I like the ability to reference receipts by name and for exchanges. People love the rewards program (FB).

  • Cons

  • This is not a CAM issue, but I wish we could get rid of the EMV chip readers. They are a pain in the rear.

  • After updates, some features require more clicks of the mouse to accomplish what we used to do. This is due to increased functionality but our employees didn't care for it.

  • Pros

  • It was very easy and convenient to use for a new business to get started. Awesome to be able to accept payment anywhere I had a cell signal, or wifi.

  • It is very easy to use. I love being able to list an item and then put in a custom amount. It is very fast and understandable. There is also no monthly fee just a fee per swipe. Which is awesome!

  • Cons

  • Cost per swipe is a little high, especially if the card is not present or the swiper isn't working and we have to hand-key the payment. Other than that, it's a great reliable software!

  • I am loathe to complain about the fees, because this is really worth the price and would be worth much more, but the fees could be a little lower.

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