BooksPOS or Vend POS - why BooksPOS is better than Vend POS?

BooksPOS or Vend POS – Which one of them is a better point of sale software? While BooksPOS supports everything Vend provides, it does much more. Vend POS is limited to only Purchases and Sales.

Here are the top 7 reasons why retailers should choose BooksPOS over Vend POS.

Untitled design 6An enterprise like inventory management


FeaturesBooksPOSVend POS
Unlimited Product Bins inside a retail location
Delay stock adjustments
Multi-Store Inventory
Stock Transfers with approvals
Inter-location Stock Replenishments
Franchisee Management
Warehouse Management
Partial physical stock counting
Tag Sales (or Purchases) using multiple vouchers
Advanced inventory reports

Inventory management is complex and requires proper control. BooksPOS makes it easier through its ability to tag inventory into unlimited bins (damage, shortage, excess, custom), delayed stock adjustments, multi-store inventory, stock transfers, and replenishments across stores, franchisee management, etc. You can also create multiple sales vouchers from a single register.

It helps you manage complex inventory problems with ease – BooksPOS gives you the control you need.

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Untitled design 7Manage all your franchise stores


FeaturesBooksPOSVend POS
MRP Discount
Revenue Sharing
Stock Replenishment
Real-Time Reports

Manage your franchise stores and bill them on MRP discounts or allow revenue sharing. Track the profitability of your brand in real-time on the sales at the stores.  Create and manage franchise stores for your brands allowing features like Sale Price Discounts when transferring stock to them. You also get advanced replenishment controls allowing you to see the current stock at your franchisee stores and fulfilling them quickly. 

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Untitled design 8Financial Reporting, Accounting, and Tax Ready!


FeaturesBooksPOSVend POS
Tax Compliant Reports
Financial Statements
Expense Management

Save 50% of your time with BooksPOS automated accounting which will record purchases and sales. Tax Ready – You will get the general ledger as well as all the tax reports you need to file your documents at the end of the month/quarter/year. Also, auto-generate delivery documents.

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Untitled design 9Restrict Staff Access to Sensitive Retail Data


FeaturesBooksPOSVend POS
Business Data Privacy
Secure sales history
Customize staff access

With Vend, the staff that enters new stock items, are also granted access to all your sales history that can reduce your privacy.

BooksPOS allows you to manage your staff access completely. Save your important business information from being leaked by restricting access to only people you want in your system.

Untitled design 5Targeted loyalty, promotions, and product pricing


FeaturesBooksPOSVend POS
Sophisticated Offers, Discounts, and Combos
Controls to disallow discounting
Gift Cards
Offers based on customer’s purchase history
Club multiple offers on the same product
Unlimited price-lists

As a retailer, you should be able to run smart offers that are unique, resulting in more sales. BooksPOS allows you to create Price Lists, Coupons, and offers are BOGOs, even complex combos. Moreover, multiple offers can apply at the same time. You can also create offers based on your customer’s purchase history giving them a personalized experience.

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Untitled design 10Deeper and Real-Time Retail Insights


FeaturesBooksPOSVend POS
Advanced Reporting
Daily Sales Report
Profitability Reports

Vend’s POS gives you basic reporting and requires advanced excel knowledge since they only allow exporting reports.

BooksPOS provides you with deeper and accurate retail insights such as daily sales reports, product performance, cash tracking, and much more with advanced filter views as well as excel-like control within the software so you do not need Excel to analyze your reports.

Untitled design 11Get more value for what you pay


BooksPOS FeaturesValue
Accounting (Quickbooks) $75/mo
Omnichannel Inventory management $40/mo
Business Intelligence tool $200/mo
White Labelling options $50/mo
API Access* $250/mo
TOTAL $615/mo

*API Access is a custom requirement and there will be an additional cost to using it. The cost depends on case-to-case basis.

BooksPOS offers all the features a retailer needs for its point of sale. The pricing for Books POS retail software starts from $29 USD which is affordable as compared to Vend’s $119 USD per month for small retailers.

BooksPOS subscription gives you all the features as well as the regular updates that we release.

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It is clear that BooksPOS is a better point of sale software as compared to Vend POS. We provide better inventory management, customer management, and point of sale.

Vend fails in sustained customer support while BooksPOS understands the needs of small retailers and supports them 24/7 no matter what the situation is.

BooksPOS is built for smaller retailers and grows as the retailer grows. Therefore, our software promises the best point of sale service that starts from only $29 USD per device.

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