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QuickBooks Point of Sale

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Point of sale software for single and multi-store businesses

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QuickBooks Point of Sale Features

Features Summary

Functionality

3.9

/5

177

Total features

71

6 categories

QuickBooks Point of Sale features

Access Controls/Permissions
Accounting Integration
Alerts/Notifications
Barcode/Ticket Scanning
CRM
Commission Management
Consignments
Cost Tracking

Common features of Inventory Management software

API
Activity Dashboard
Alerts/Notifications
Backup and Recovery
Barcode/Ticket Scanning
Billing & Invoicing
Budget Tracking
Cataloging/Categorization

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1200

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Functionality

3.9

/5

177

Price starts from

1200

One-time payment

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Total Features

71

Unique features

  • Repair Tracking

  • Vendor Management

  • Consignments

  • Customizable Reports

Functionality

4.6

/5

476

Price starts from

60

Per month

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Total Features

81

Features in Common

48

Unique features

  • Invoice Management

  • Item Management

  • Delivery Management

  • Customization

Functionality

4.6

/5

451

Price starts from

0.01

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Total Features

75

Features in Common

40

Unique features

  • Offline Access

  • For iPad Devices

  • Item Management

  • Real Time Data

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Kevin M.

Retail, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Gotta Love It

Reviewed 5 years ago

QB Pos has really helped give us control over our retail operations. Couldn't live without now.

Pros

This software is full-featured and really does a great job of keeping track of everything going on in your store. From inventory to sales, the information is there and easy to access.

Cons

It can be a little tough to get information out in the form I want. Overall the reporting is great but I sometimes like to look at details that are cumbersome to get to.

Vendor response

Hi, Kevin. Knowing how helpful the product has been to keep up with your data makes our day. You can continue to count on us to have your back for years to come! To learn more about customizing reports, we recommend checking out this Community article: https://quickbooks.intuit.com/learn-support/en-us/run-reports/customize-your-financial-reports/00/186382 Cheering you to continued success. Morgan, The QuickBooks Team

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Brian B.

Used daily for 2+ years

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Great tool for business, has some irritating features.

Reviewed 6 years ago
Pros

This software can handle TONS of inventory. We have used the software for over 12 years, and now have over 15000 unique items. Each one is able to track purchasing history, selling history, even details down to the name of the customer who bought this item in march of 2005, what he paid, and what else he bought on the same ticket! We use it a lot for warranty issues, as we're able to see if someone truly bought an item from us, or if they bought it online, and are just trying to get us to fix it for free. Super useful!

Cons

Once you start, you cant stop... Well, that's probably true of any POS system. You end up with too much data to lose, so I couldn't change now even if I wanted to, not that I do. The real problem with being stuck is that you have to pay up for it. Every year, they stop supporting the version from 3 years back. I.e., in 2018 they stop supporting the 2015 version, in '19 they will stop suporting '16,...

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Lisa M.

Retail, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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bugs in the system

Reviewed 3 years ago

I am so disappointed. I have logged 50 hours on the phone with customer service since August 2020. The engineers obviously released the new updated system too soon and my business suffers because of it. I also found that the pin pad freezes and then reverses your sale even though you think it went thru. awful!!

Pros

I love that it is easy to use and has good reporting ability. Links well with QB Bookkeeping

Cons

I was told to upgrade from QB 12.0 to 19.0.. I have had nothing but problems. The first day we set it up there was an error and there continues to be same error message even though i have spent numerous hours on phone with customer service. I am on my 3rd pin pad and had the system uninstalled and re-installed twice. They want to do it again but I refused as they just keep trying different things instead of really figuring out what the problem is. Today I tried to process a $400 sale on applepay and was told that they have an issue with this type of payment (even though this new pin pad was supposed to take Apple pay) They never let you know of issues. You just have to experience them and then call in.

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Real Estate, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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POS for our small retail shop

Reviewed 5 years ago
Pros

We have used this product since the beginning and find it easy to use and integrating it into our books makes life simple.

Cons

Sometimes was a challenge to learn, but an overall great product.

Vendor response

Thanks for the taking the time to review. While I'm confident you're a pro by now, I know just where you can go should you have questions down the road. Since we realize learning any new software can be a challenge, we've created a ton of resources, like our Community (https://intuit.me/2rJQ95o) to help ease the learning curve. This multi-function space is an awesome 24/7 outlet where you can chat with QuickBooks reps or explore hundreds of troubleshooting/how-to tutorials. Check it out anytime, and have a good one! Grant, The QuickBooks Team

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Jeanne C.

Law Enforcement, 51-200 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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Best in combination with Quickbooks accounting software

Reviewed 5 years ago

Overall, this is a decent POS software. I like that it talks to QuickBooks accounting software and manages inventory. Invest in a bar code scanner and receipt printer. Plug and play - easy to get them to work with the POS software. A good software for medium skill level users if you want more depth than a standard POS like Square.

Pros

Quickbooks POS is a good software to use in combination with the Quickbooks accounting software. It syncs your inventory, tracks your purchase orders, invoices, bills and checks. You can hook up a bar code scanner for ease of use and have a portable bar code scanner for inventory.

Cons

I'm sure there's better POS software out there but I'm used to Quickbooks and it seemed fairly easy to use. The interface could be better looking. It's kind of dated and a little complicated to look at and find what you need. The sync with the accounting software takes a while. You may have to find 5 minutes to do something else while waiting for it to sync.

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Brian B.

Retail, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend3/10

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More Bugs than the local woods.

Reviewed 3 years ago

POS = Peace Of... Sales Killer. Customer service very poor. A lot of "We will get back to you". Bug fixes come too little too late.

Pros

Reporting had tons of data. Not just sales totals. You have popular times. Stock value, amount sold, cost of goods, profits. How well each vendor is doing. Top selling Vendors, Items, Departments. Number and graphs. Design and save a report and pull it up again. Set when to date the report. Like you want for info for the last day, last 6 days, maybe 50 days. You can complete control your reports. The register scanned items in quickly. Showed details like amount on hand. Short Description. Clearly see sale % if item is on sale. A bit hard but you can set up % off. Buy one get one % off.

Cons

CRASHING! Random stop working. Forcing you to close the app or turn off your whole system to reset. Too many buttons for the average cashier to work with. No tracking gift certificates though you CAN put in ID numbers you could tell the register the gift certificate is $100 even if it was only $10 and it would completely accept it. AND THEY RETURNED $85 AND VOIDED A SALE. So we rung up $85 in a sale....

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Janeen K.

Religious Institutions, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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Easy to use

Reviewed 5 years ago

Very basic and easy to use for small companies. Not good for large or high volume stores.

Pros

Very easy to use, easy to train new people. Easy for people who are not experienced on cash registers or computers.

Cons

Not easy to keep track of sales by item. Not easy to look up items. Not easy to research prices by item.

Vendor response

Hello, Janeen. Empowering you with the tools you need to get the job done quickly and easily is our top priority. It's great to hear this has been achieved for you! We recommend browsing the Community for tips and tricks on tracking sales and searching for items and prices. Here, you'll find a library of articles and advice from fellow users and QuickBooks Team members: https://community.intuit.com/ Thanks for stopping by to leave a review. Morgan, The QuickBooks Team

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Nate F.

Retail, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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Solid product for the small shop, don't expect it to grow with you.

Reviewed 7 years ago

This is a great way to go from no point of sale to a solid tool that will serve the small shop. There is very little in the way of customization, or integration that can be done with this product, don't expect to use it with other software easily.

Pros

Reporting features are excellent At-register experience is good Integration with Quickbooks is seamless

Cons

Integration with outside software such as e-commerce is poor Gift card options are unnecessarily limited, frustrating, and expensive Customer support leaves a lot to be desired

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Don H.

Food & Beverages, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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Good software for retail sales but not as strong for food and drink sales

Reviewed 6 years ago

Inventory management and sales transaction and history. Nice customer reward program based on sales.

Pros

Good inventory managment tied to sales. Easy to use and train. Nice variety of sales reports and profitablity.

Cons

Inability to process another transaction while waiting for a customer to provide tip info eg must complete sale including tip amount before doing anything else (taking an order, printing another receipt for tip inclusion). Cannot process transaction if the internet is down.

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Construction, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Amazing software for small businesses!

Reviewed 6 years ago
Pros

Quickbooks POS is very user friendly - it is not a complicated point of sale software that requires much thought. Easy to train a new retail sales associate on, which is great.

Cons

There can be occasional glitches we can be problematic when running credit cards or taking payments.

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Sonja F.

Retail, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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Difficult Program

Reviewed 3 years ago

Too difficult and creates such unproductivity in the staff when trying to correct sales, inventory, receiving, etc.

Pros

Not much. We use QB POS 18.0 and it's really not user friendly for anyone in our company. We went through a sales tax audit and the sales tax auditors refused to deal with POS reports because of it's difficulties.

Cons

See above. So much to write. The POS should when integrating with QB Enterprise have the correct sales receipts and journal reference numbers populating correctly but does not. Talking with POS IT people was futile in getting most of the issues resolved. We are looking at getting out of this software and into something else.

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Michael S.

Wine and Spirits, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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QuickBooks Pro Point of Sale Version 12

Reviewed 7 years ago

I've used QuickBooks Pro in my retail liquor store for about fourteen months. I don't like it, for four main reasons: First, if I'm making a sale and I notice the price of the product or the on-hand quantity is wrong the software won't allow me to make corrections from the "Make a Sale" screen. It will allow me to change the price, but the change will show up on the receipt as a "discount," and...

Pros

Poor as it is, it does keep working. It hasn't crashed yet.

Cons

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Katherine N.

Retail, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend1/10

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Terrible support

Reviewed 7 years ago

Don't purchase a POS solution where the administration for support takes hours before you can get a support person online. Also, because of turnover at our organization, we have been trying to change the contract person for more than a month. The requirements include a copy of drivers license, copy of bank account, and letter from President !! Really ?? Top that off with contact people who you...

Pros

Inexpensive POS software, but the tech support and administration is nearly impossible to work with.

Cons

POS is general a mission critical function and the support from QB POS is the worst I have ever experienced

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jawed k.

Wholesale, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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For Small & Medium size organisation, its my best experience to opt Quickbooks POS .

Reviewed 7 years ago
Pros

Power full integration in all aspect like if you want to search in any info you have, name of product, UPC, Alternate lookup, serial number, department name, item description, attribute, vender name, mean all possible link are integrated for better search. Add product, customer, vender, department, are very easy as 123. i.e., if you are adding any new product in this process you can add vender, department,...

Cons

price is little bit higher than others. in my opinion and my experience there is no any other problem in quickbook pos.

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Shelby L.

Used daily for 2+ years

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I feel like less competent than a monkey in a space rocket with this tool - NEED TRAINING!!

Reviewed 6 years ago
Pros

It seems that the ability to really do ANYthing with the software is there, yet without the proper time and training one can use it only to about 10% of its potential. That said, the 10% is better than the old cash register and this has been a very useful tool for getting our business's inventory managed and sales organized.

Cons

This is an incredibly complex system that ought to come along with intensive (and free of cost) training. This is not an intuitive software and there are just so many ins and outs and ups and downs that I learn something new everytime I poke around a bit and think: "shoot, I wish I would have known about that three years ago when I got this thing!!!"

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Regan F.

Building Materials, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend2/10

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Not good for small business!!!

Reviewed 6 years ago

It is just not the best for smaller businesses especially since every few years they tell you you have to pay to continue using but OH! they're giving us a 50% discount for being customers already. Sorely disappointed in the position they have pushed us into. The cost is not a small sum for small businesses.

Pros

Yea it has a lot of features, but whether you use them or not you are paying for them. Quickbooks has been great for our business besides the crazy charges they demand.

Cons

Being forced to pay every couple years for the same service just because they "fixed" a few things. That is not how to treat loyal customers

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Chris M.

Retail, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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POS is a POS

Reviewed 5 years ago

Painful

Pros

Absolutely nothing. It is overpriced and under featured. It does not work as advertised.

Cons

It does not function as advertised. Intuit doesn't listen to customer complaints, calls, emails, feedback via the app. It is like talking to the wall. They do not release patches or fixes, ever. Multi-store is absolutely terrible. Like who is going to upload and download files nightly between stores? What century is this? Come on Intuit, fix this POS.

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Patrick G.

Retail, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Quickbooks POS customer support is spectacular.

Reviewed 6 years ago

Overall the software is great! The customer service makes up for the lack of explaining certain things during installation. A service rep spent hours on the phone helping repair the problem. She was wonderful. The absolute best customer service I've ever used!

Pros

Customer support from Quickbooks POS is by far my favorite thing about this software! Very helpful.

Cons

Functionality of this product was a bit hard to work out. Especially in the install process when installing Quickbooks POS Server. Explaining the server and client sides of the software better during installation process would.

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Carole D.

Apparel & Fashion, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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Too many crashes

Reviewed 7 years ago
Pros

I liked the reports that were set up in the system. I was able to track my business easily with little effort. It was quite easy to learn to operate.

Cons

It got to the point that we couldn't trust the inventory numbers anymore. It was spitting out numbers that were questionable based on given facts. We changed to a web based program so we could access it from anywhere.

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Meg D.

51-200 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Slow and not always intuitive but it works for many different functions

Reviewed 5 years ago
Pros

Great for tracking inventory and customers, great for sales orders and a services oriented business.

Cons

It is slow in a fast paced retail environment. Getting all the information is pretty slow going and not always intuitive for the new cashiers and many members of staff working in a fast paced store.

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Carrie C.

Building Materials, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Efficient for a small business

Reviewed 7 years ago
Pros

Has all the features needed for my business. It's easy to use. Excellent quality for its price point.

Cons

Need to be a faster way of looking up info. I have lots of products and we have to look thru the whole list even tho it is in order to find what we need. Can be very frustrating.

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Eric S.

Apparel & Fashion, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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Dated POS

Reviewed 6 years ago
Pros

Quickbooks generates their own SKU's, and holds alot of information. You are also able to do alot of customization.

Cons

Quickbooks doesn't integrate with Shopify, and it does a horrible job of keeping up with inventory. So many glitches! Have to restart the software daily..

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Odirile J.

E-Learning, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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QB is the best software for small, growing and expanding businesses

Reviewed 2 years ago

Overall the software helped to improve the speed of processing public and private online sales of study materials. Facilitating easy transactions is great with this software.

Pros

There is no usage limits to any of the available plans. Pricing of the products is clear, no hidden costs. You can easily use the mobile application to track all functions.

Cons

The accessibility of the software is dependent upon the plan you choose. Everything is functional instead of stylish which for those looking for style and elegance can be a turn off.

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Andy P.

Retail, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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I am happy , i like it

Reviewed 7 years ago
Pros

Very easy operations, daily reports and Inventory maintenance, very easy to operate Price look up and price change is easy. This product is really good and affordable, I already have 3 stores, I am using same Product for My all business.

Cons

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Erika G.

Retail, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Very good product with a variety of functions to fit your business needs.

Reviewed 7 years ago
Pros

The software is easy to use and its easy to customize reports for different needs.

Cons

it crashes often and i have experience multiple issues with the sharing of information between the main computer and work stations