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Harbortouch vs. Vagaro®
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


Vagaro® Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Advanced custom website builder
  • Allows clients to pre-pay for services
  • Online booking allows customers to book their appointments on their own

Cons
  • You cannot list multiple business hours for different services
  • Reports of numerous issues when trying to process credit card transactions
  • Clients can see and shop other service providers when booking online

Vagaro® is Best For:
  • Salons and spas
  • Barbershops
  • Tanning salons
  • Cosmetic stores
  • Gyms
  • Pilates and yoga studios

Vagaro
® Cost

  • 1 User - $25/month
  • 2 Users - $35/month
  • 3 Users - $45/month
  • 4 Users - $55/month
  • 5 Users - $65/month
  • 6 Users - $75/month
  • 7+ Users - $85/month
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General Features
Harbortouch
Vagaro®
Cloud-based
Ease of use
Multi-location support
Discount and promotion management
Consumer-grade hardware
Commercial-grade hardware
Digital receipts
Custom user interface
Cash management
Offline access
Bulk inventory import and export
Age verification
Free trial
Reporting & Analytic Features
Harbortouch
Vagaro®
Real-time reporting
Sales reports
Commission reports
Shift reports
Customer reports
Predictive analysis
Tax detail reports
Discount detail reports
Void reports
Cash drawer reporting
Track pay-ins and payouts
Vendor
Management
Features
Harbortouch
Vagaro®
Purchase order management
Vendor management
Item price history
Employee
Management
Features
Harbortouch
Vagaro®
Employee commission
Time clock
Employee Scheduling
Payroll
Role-based &
custom
user permissions
Payment
Acceptance
Features
Harbortouch
Vagaro®
NFC
EMV
Swipe
Keyed-in
Electronic signature capture
Offline payment processing
Payment processor agnostic
Pay-at-the-Table
n/a
Mobile payments
PCI DSS compliance
Customer Loyalty and
Marketing Features
Harbortouch
Vagaro®
Gift cards
Customer database / CRM
Email marketing
Loyalty program
Customer (House) accounts
Third-Party Integrations
Harbortouch
Vagaro®
Ecommerce
Online ordering and delivery
n/a
Email marketing
Reputation management
Employee scheduling
Loyalty program
POS Hardware
Features
Harbortouch
Vagaro®
Touchscreen monitor
iPad-based
Android tablet
Windows tablet
1D barcode scanner
2D barcode scanner
Digital scale
Cash drawer
Customer facing display
Keyboard
Digital Signage
Industry Fit
Harbortouch
Vagaro®
Full-service restaurant
Quick-service restaurant
Retail
Salon and spa