If you require specialty features or have a particular function in mind only available with certain systems, you should choose your POS system first. However, if you don’t need special features and want to ensure the lowest cost for processing, you should choose your processor first. Many processors support a range of different systems, so you’ll still have multiple POS systems to choose from.
Clover’s home screen is different from all other tablet point of sale systems, it resembles the home screen of an Android smartphone/tablet since it is built on the Android OS. Like Android tablets, Clover relies heavily on their App Marketplace to offer their customers expanded functionality. Clover treats each set of features (orders, employees, inventory, etc.) as a separate app.

For receipt printing, the Clover Mobile can connect to a Bluetooth-enabled Clover Mobile printer. The Clover Mobile printer is not automatically included with the Clover Mobile, but can be purchased for add-on at any time. The printer includes a clip for attaching to aprons or clothing or can be placed flat on a table. The Clover Mobile printer is made of drop-resistant silicone.
Shopify POS software fees start at just $29/month (that includes a hosted eCommerce website, by the way), though you’ll need to opt for the $79/month plan if you want to connect peripherals, such as a cash drawer and receipt printer. You will get most features with this plan level, including gift cards, staff PINs, register shifts, and reporting. The Shopify Payments flat-rate payment processing is included at just 2.5% at the $79/month plan level and only 2.6% for your online sales. You also have the option to integrate with an outside payment processor, though Shopify will add a 1% fee if you do that.
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We own a boutique where we also offer screen printing and embroidery. The Clover system was sold to us as full POS system. Not the case at all. We were all excited to get started with it. It looked modern, cool, and expectations were high. When we tried to ring up our first printing order of more than 100 pieces we found our first issue. The system will not allow sales of items with a quantity of more than 100. Not a good thing when we routinely sell t-shirt orders of more than 100 shirts. We either had to make up multiple skus, which made a receipt look terribly unprofessional, or make an invoice on Word. Then I wanted to run a report on inventory value. Not possible. You can export a report to excel but good luck with that. My wife and I have both called customer support. We were both told that when enough people complained about the same issue, they may look into a fix. Until then, nothing would change. This was after going through multiple customer service reps who didn’t even understand what I was asking for help with. When asked if we could return the 2 POS systems we bought we were literally told “they’re yours, you bought them, do what you want with them, you could try selling them on ebay”. Needless to say, at this point, POS and Clover have a whole new meaning for us. Definitely not “Point of Sale” or “Lucky Clover”. We’re currently looking for another option, over $2000 and a lot of frustration later.
Ensuite, le système de point de vente Clover vous permettra d'ajouter de la gratification aux chèques, de créer un programme de fidélité simple et personnalisé, de créer votre liste de diffusion automatiquement, de préautoriser les cartes de crédit, de vous intégrer à une échelle de poids, de traiter les échanges, de gérer l'inventaire, de suivre les ventes avec rapports au niveau de l'article, exportez des rapports de base, gérez les employés (paie, quarts), définissez les autorisations des employés, traitez les remboursements, facturez les taxes au niveau de l'article, appelez les articles, les remises et les taxes, acceptez les signatures et les conseils à l'écran, envoyez des reçus sans papier , traiter les paiements hors ligne, suivre les paiements en espèces et accepter toutes les cartes de crédit et de débit.
Being one of the largest providers of point of sale systems, Clover offerings a compelling solution. The company develops their hardware and software in-house which leads to a great customer experience. The App Marketplace is great for growing businesses with unique needs and is one of Clover’s strong points. We recommend Clover for most retail and restaurant businesses that need a starter point of sale with expandable functionality.
My business partner and I decided to go with Clover and it was the BIGGEST MISTAKE!!! Every time we call customer support they tell us they can not help us we need to go to our iAccess account and submit the problem, and then they will send you an email explaining the process or who you need to contact. Be aware that the iAccess account is also a HIDDEN FEE that they do not tell you about BUT you are paying for it. We were so unhappy with all the HIDDEN FEES that we wanted to cancel. Here we are two weeks later, and still waiting for them to cancel our account. The number they gave us was the same number we had called FOUR times, and they are not the people that cancel your subscription. FINALLY, today on attempt number 5 the lady was finally able to contact me to the right department, and she admitted that she gets the same complaint all the time. So, beware they will keep sending you to the merchant number that has NOTHING to do with the Clover apps. Heads up when you are trying to cancel make sure you are well aware of who you speak to. They will keep charging your account until you FINALLY get directed to the correct department, and trust me you will be transferred at least 5 times each time you call.

Do NOT use this system if you can help it. There charges are absurd and the lengthy contract requires more of you than most. But you need a system so you overlook the charges and the contracts and get the Clover because of the ease of getting set up…..just know…..customer service is going to be a terrible experience that will warrant you looking online for a forum in which you can let the world know of your terrible experience. Thus leads me here today. In final, as an operating system, I suppose it is ok. The pain of needing customer service and the crazy charges should be enough to keep you away 🙂


Les Trèfle POS Le logiciel système permet aux utilisateurs de créer des listes de clients et d’accepter les commentaires des clients utilisant des reçus numériques. Vous pouvez mettre en place un programme de fidélité immersif, envoyer des bons d'achat et des cartes-cadeaux à vos meilleurs clients et lancer diverses campagnes marketing sur les médias sociaux, le tout à l'aide d'applications.
Whomever set you up did not provide justice to you and for that I am sorry. I work extensively with Clover and it will do the things you spoke of without “reinventing the wheel” and allow your business to work. Invoices and estimates can be created in an app called Invoice ASAP and the inventory should be easily trackable. Go to your inventory app, in the upper left hand corner there are three lines next to the Inventory logo, click on them, it will give you a drop down, click settings and then check both boxes, tracking and auto deducting inventory as it is sold.
This is honestly the worst POS system I’ve ever worked on. If you have a table service place that’s busy, it can’t even keep up. I take longer editing and entering food. Every feature that comes with Aloha or Micros or any other system costs extra monthly for this system and it makes no sense. The printer is constantly going out, there’s really no rhyme or reason to any of it. If I change a name on a ticket, there’s no changing it when I print it out. If someone wants to tab out of a group, the entire ticket needs to be tabbed out or you have to create a new table and move the guest there. So much of it makes no sense if anyone who developed the app had even asked for a restaurant to beta it.
Notre solution de paiement au comptoir utilise une application de paiement semi-intégrée (APSI) pour vous offrir une capacité d’intégration à votre point de vente (PDV) ou caisse enregistreuse électronique (CEE). L’APSI protège contre la fraude et accélère le processus de paiement pour les clients et les caissiers. Vos clients peuvent payer en toute confiance en sachant que leurs données de paiement par carte sont protégées..  
Advanced Shopify Plan: Pour 299 $ par mois, Avancée Shopify vous offre des tarifs d'expédition calculés par des tiers, un générateur de rapports avancé, des rapports professionnels, des cartes-cadeaux, des canaux de vente Facebook, Pinterest et Twitter, des appareils illimités, des produits illimités, 5 comptes personnels, des frais supplémentaires de 0.5% pour le processeur de paiement externe, Shopify Paiements en ligne par carte de crédit 2.4% + 30 ¢, Shopify Paiements en personne par carte de crédit 2.4% + 0 ¢, ainsi que des fonctionnalités de commerce électronique.

The offline problem is in Clover’s end and fortunately you can still take charges but when you need the servers to add their tips it cannot be done in the offline mode. Also in the offline mode if a credit card is run and is declined or is short of funds in debit account or in anyway odd the transaction is flagged to be resubmitted. You must wait 24 hours after the batch to contact your merchant services provider to obtain the number to resubmit the charge. I rarely get a decline in my customer’s cards but we had two last night while Clover was in offline mode. The charges were over $150 total. Also, last night was a busy Friday night in a seasonal restaurant so we were moving fast and didn’t notice we were in offline mode considering all other internet machines were working fine.
Clover Station POS - $ 1,149: De loin l’option matérielle la plus avancée et la plus chère de Clover, la station vous offre toutes les fonctionnalités du Clover Mini - et même d’autres. La station est dotée de la vitesse et de la sécurité optimales de tous les systèmes Clover POS. En outre, vous pouvez accéder à un deuxième écran destiné au client à l'aide de Clover Station, ce qui améliore également les interactions avec vos clients.
Mais ne vous y trompez pas. Bien que QuickBooks POS puisse sembler avancé, il est livré avec une interface très intuitive accompagnée d'une mise en page simple. La facilité d'utilisation est l'un des principaux avantages ici, car le système de point de vente au détail QuickBooks est suffisamment simple pour être compris et modifié par les utilisateurs non techniques.
Do NOT use this system if you can help it. There charges are absurd and the lengthy contract requires more of you than most. But you need a system so you overlook the charges and the contracts and get the Clover because of the ease of getting set up…..just know…..customer service is going to be a terrible experience that will warrant you looking online for a forum in which you can let the world know of your terrible experience. Thus leads me here today. In final, as an operating system, I suppose it is ok. The pain of needing customer service and the crazy charges should be enough to keep you away 🙂
This system is fine for a small retail business or even a single transaction business. DO NOT buy this system for a busy alacarte restaurant. It contains program gliches which are problematic for restaurants which have to access a check multiple times during service or which may have multiple checks for a table. Managerial access to make corrections is limited and the programmers at tech support are not interested in making simple changes which will simplify the system. Also, telephone only tech support is often untrained and uninformed when faced with problem solving. Spend the extra money for a better system.
A. Delpech initie alors une batterie d’essais pour trouver quelles variétés de RGA et trèfle blanc sont les mieux adaptées à sa situation sur le modèle néo-zélandais. « Mes critères de choix ont reposé sur des espèces rustiques capables de résister à la sécheresse en été, afin de ne pas être obligé de ressemer tous les ans, explique l’éleveur. Celles-ci doivent en outre montrer leur aptitude à produire suffisamment de biomasse en hiver pour la pâture. Et contrairement aux idées reçues, c’est le ray-grass anglais qui est sorti du lot face au ray-grass italien, fétuque et dactyle. » L’éleveur observe que certaines variétés de ray-grass anglais se mettent « en dormance » lorsque les conditions estivales sont trop sèches, mais ne meurent pas. Et, question productivité hivernale, le ray-grass anglais se montre aussi performant que le ray-grass italien. Côté légumineuses, l’éleveur utilise le trèfle blanc, sur le modèle néozélandais, ainsi que le lotier dans les zones les plus sèches.

L’une des fonctionnalités les plus impressionnantes de Clover POS pour la gestion de la clientèle et de la fidélisation est l’option d’utiliser les «cartes-cadeaux». Les cartes physiques et numériques sont disponibles et peuvent être personnalisées en fonction du style de votre entreprise. Les clients peuvent accéder aux cartes-cadeaux sur des appareils mobiles et les utiliser, et vous pouvez également suivre leur utilisation de manière numérique. Cela signifie qu'il n'y a pas besoin de reçus malpropres.
This system is fine for a small retail business or even a single transaction business. DO NOT buy this system for a busy alacarte restaurant. It contains program gliches which are problematic for restaurants which have to access a check multiple times during service or which may have multiple checks for a table. Managerial access to make corrections is limited and the programmers at tech support are not interested in making simple changes which will simplify the system. Also, telephone only tech support is often untrained and uninformed when faced with problem solving. Spend the extra money for a better system.
Clover hardware becomes even more expensive if you lease it, which is what a lot of Clover resellers will try to get you to do. (Please don’t lease any payment processing or POS hardware.) As mentioned, Clover is always sold with a merchant account, so you can’t just go out and buy the hardware on your own (without signing a merchant services contract).

En plus de cela, Square For Retail est livré avec des outils pour la gestion des fournisseurs, l'organisation de votre inventaire par catégorie, la gestion des stocks multi-emplacements, les bons de commande, les notifications de faible stock, les étiquettes de codes-barres, l'intégration Instagram, ainsi que l'intégration du commerce électronique.
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Clover is a very acceptable point of sale system for small businesses, as long as you understand the risks and challenges of using First Data for payment processing and hardware/software support and are pretty confident you want to use Clover for the long-haul (or you can afford to buy new equipment if Clover doesn’t work out). Also, make sure you are comfortable with the bank/merchant account you purchase Clover from because you’ll be relying on them for most support-related issues. Check out our recommendations if you think Clover is right for you.

Avoid like the plague!!! The system itself is passable, but lacks several of the features that our salesperson assured us would be available. The main issue is the Clover Customer Service. Trying to even access your account while speaking with a CS Rep is excruciatingly difficult! We were provided our Merchant ID number, which we enter each time we call. It never works (even though we have been told it is the correct number). So they then ask you several minutes of questions to confirm your identity. I know that is for our benefit, but shouldn't be necessary each time. We have tried to change the contact email address, ("Can't help you with that"). We tried to change the business address, ("No problem.") but it still hasn't been changed. And good luck trying to get any real technical help! Sorry to rant, but we dumped this system after four months due to the extremely poor customer service and bait and switch we feel we fell for.
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