3 POS Systems that are gamechangers for SMEs

Owning and/or managing a store or retail outlet in South Africa can be a mixed blessing – it’s beyond exciting and stimulating, but there are also a great variety of challenges in the mix. For one thing, your point of sale system needs to be on point.

Streamlining your point of sale and reporting system allows you to keep your finances on an even keel without spending needless time compiling Excel sheets and data. It also paves the way for shiny, happy customers who don’t have to wait in line for ages, but can get their purchases sorted quickly and efficiently.

Here are three innovative POS platforms you could consider if you are currently shopping around for a suitable solution for your South African SME:


Vend offers effortless, intuitive POS software that has been developed with the needs of busy retailers (who are not necessarily tech wizards) in mind. It also lays the groundwork for more traffic, higher sales and a loyal customer base by providing clever reports, customer loyalty features and more. Their award-winning team lives for retail and provides exceptional customer support at all times.

NetSuite for Retail

NetSuite for Retail combines e-commerce, POS, and order management functionalities to arrive at a cloud-based multi-channel retail management solution that has a keen understanding of the complexities of the modern retail model and enables retailers to configure the application exactly as they need.

Epos Now

Epos Now is tailormade for small to mid-sized businesses. It integrates inventory management, customer data, retail accounting (including general ledger, purchase orders, and payroll processing) with its POS module. It is cloud-based and compatible with Windows, Mac, Android and iPad.

There you have it – three POS systems that can be absolute gamechangers for small to medium enterprises. Try out a free trail of one of these systems to see what a big difference it makes.

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