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Clover® vs. Harbortouch
Clover® Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Clover® App Market gives you the ability to combine multiple business management services into one solution
  • Highly customizable
  • Multiple hardware configurations

Cons
  • Customers have complained about the software slowing down over time
  • The hardware options are pricey and they have to be purchased upfront
  • The majority of the apps in the App Market come with additional costs

Clover® is Best For:
  • Retail stores and small boutiques
  • Coffee shops
  • Small restaurants
  • Service and repair professionals

Clover® Cost
Clover® Register: $29.95/month
Clover® Lite: $9.95/month
Clover® Go $59
Clover® Flex $449
Clover® Mini Starts at $599
Clover® Station Starts at $1,149
Harbortouch Pros and Cons

Pros

  • No up-front costs — perfect for small businesses
  • Harbortouch offers POS programming and implementation services for free
  • 24/7 customer support and online documentation

Cons
  • The commitment for free equipment (three years)

Harbortouch is Best For:
  • Retail stores
  • Convenience stores
  • Liquor stores
  • Full-service restaurants
  • Bars and nightclubs
  • Quick-service restaurants
  • Coffee shops
  • Food trucks
  • Pizzerias
  • Salons and spa

Harbortouch Cost
Echo: $29/month
Elite: $49/month
Salon and Spa: $49/month
Side-by-Side POS Comparison

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Restaurant POS Features
Harbortouch
Clover®
Real-time Inventory management
Item modifiers
Item variants
Ingredient tracking
Kitting (Combos)
Cost Tracking
Split checks
Table management
Tips management
Delivery management
Table management
Waitlist management
via 3rd party integration
Reservation management
Happy hour pricing
3rd party app
Retail POS
Features
Harbortouch
Clover®
Real-time Inventory management
Retail inventory matrix
Layaway management
Consignment management
Kitting (Bundles)
Pricing management
Return tracking and management
Item modifiers
Item variants
Warehouse Management
Cost Tracking
Digital Scale Support
Commission management
General Features
Harbortouch
Clover®
Cloud-based
Ease of use
Multi-location support
Discount and promotion management
Consumer-grade hardware
Commercial-grade hardware (rugged)
Digital receipts
Custom user interface
Cash management
Offline access
Bulk inventory import and export
Age verification
3rd party app
Free trial
Reporting &
Analysis
Features
Harbortouch
Clover®
Real-time reporting
Sales reports
Commission reports
3rd party app
Shift reports
Customer reports
Predictive analysis
Tax detail reports
Discount detail reports
Void reports
Cash drawer reporting
Track pay-ins and payouts
3rd party app
Vendor
Management
Features
Harbortouch
Clover®
Purchase order management
3rd party app
Vendor management
3rd party app
Item price history
3rd party app
Employee
Management
Features
Harbortouch
Clover®
Employee commission
Time clock
Scheduling
3rd party app
Payroll
3rd party app
Role-based and custom user permissions
Payment
Acceptance
Features
Harbortouch
Clover®
NFC
EMV
Swipe
Keyed-in
Electronic signature capture
Offline payment processing
Payment processor agnostic
Pay-at-the-Table
Mobile payments
PCI DSS compliance
Customer Loyalty
and Marketing Features
Harbortouch
Clover®
Gift cards
Customer database / CRM
Customer accounts
Email marketing
Loyalty program
House accounts
3rd party app
Third-Party Integrations
Harbortouch
Clover®
Ecommerce
Online ordering and delivery
Email marketing
Online reputation management
Employee scheduling
Loyalty program
POS Hardware Features
Harbortouch
Clover®
Touchscreen monitor
iPad
Android tablet
Windows tablet
1D barcode scanner
2D barcode scanner
Digital scale
Cash drawer
Customer facing display
Keyboard
Digital signage
3rd party app
Industry Fit
Harbortouch
Clover®
Full-service restaurant
Quick-service restaurant
Retail
Salon and spa