Vend review

Product review: Vend Review

What is Vend?

Vend is Australia’a leading retail Point of Sale (POS) software, inventory management, ecommerce and customer loyality for iPad, Mac and PC. Vend is suited to almost any retail store from Fashion stores to Cafes.

Why choose Vend?

Vend has everything you need to be able to run and manage your retail business.

Vend provides all of the following features:

  • Sell:

    • POS software that is web based and links directly to your accounting package (Xero).
    • Allows the creation of an ecommerce platform.
    • Has helpful sales operations such as layaways, returns, refunds, split payments and emailed receipts.
    • Allows payment by using credit, debit and gift cards.
    • Vend works with a large range of hardware providers so you can choose whatever you need to suit.
    • Vend can also work offline, simply resyncing your sales when you are back online.
  • Manage:

    • Allows you manage all of your product lists.
    • Takes control over your inventory and includes multiple location options.
    • Vend can set up automated reordering, and adjust reorder and restock levels to ensure you don’t run out or have too much stock on hand.
    • Tracks your customers details and their purchase history.
    • Vend allows for the creation of a custom loyalty program.
    • Allows multiple users to be set up for your employees, allowing you to control their permissions while tracking their sales performance.
  • Report:

    • Vend allows you to build out custom reports, view sales and inventory reports.
    • Has a mobile retail dashboard which gives you an instant snapshot of how your stores are performing.
    • Vend has end of day reports to confirm payment amounts and check for discrepancies.
    • You can also set sales targets for your team and track top performers.
  • Grow:

    • You can expand your store easily by adding new products, employees, registers or locations.
    • You can change plans easily based on what your needs are from the software.
    • Better yet, Vend can even allow you to take your store worldwide!

Vend POS software integrates with other industry leaders such as Xero, Shopify, PayPal and Tyro Payments in order to create the best possible retail experience.


*Vend comes in three packages (with additional add-on options). The starter version is $79/month (billed annually). The most popular version would be the Advanced option which is $99/month (billed annually). This option provides almost all of their possible features with one register. NB. You can add registers for an additional $49/month. The Multi-Outlet option is $289/month.

If you would like more information about Vend, please contact us and we will be able to assist you in setting up and established Vend POS in your business.

*Prices current as of 14/03/2017.

2 thoughts on “Product review: Vend Review

  1. Reply
    Clemmie - December 1, 2017

    Wow, Thanks for the great tips! I did have a question though.
    Could you please tell me – What are the accounting/bookkeeping
    requirements for start up companies and how much are typical costs for accounting services?

    1. Reply
      Nathan - December 5, 2017

      Thanks for the message Clemmie. This is a very complex question and will definitely depend on the type and size of the business (even for a start up). If you want more information regarding a costing for a start up, please contact me directly.

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