2014 Review of QuickBooks Point of Sale

Recently revised, Quick Books Point of Sale offers these same small to mid-sized retailers an enhanced point of sale product that makes it easy to process transactions, while offering more flexibility and scalability than ever before. 

Best Fit:  While known as a staple for the small business community, Intuit has gradually been upping the playing field by creating products designed to suit mid-sized businesses as well.  QuickBooks Point of Sale 2013 is one such product, available in three distinct editions; Basic, Pro, and Multi-Store, and suitable for retailers with up to 20 locations.   


  • Scalable, with three editions now available
  • Available as a desktop or cloud-based solution 
  • Availability of apps such as Go Payment and SalesForce for QuickBooks offers more user flexibility than ever before
  • Affordably priced for even the smallest retailer
  • Quick product setup and solid help functionality is available throughout the product

Potential Weaknesses

  • Not suitable for those processing high numbers of transactions
  • Limited product expansion capabilities available
  • Some retailers may require more custom report capabilities


QuickBooks Point of Sale 2013 is available in three distinct editions.  The Basic edition is currently available for $1,199.95.  The Pro edition is priced at $1,699.95, and the Multi-Store edition, which supports up to 20 locations, is available for $1,899.95.  QuickBooks Point of Sale can be used as a stand-alone product, or integrated with QuickBooks financial products for a complete front/back office management solution for small to mid-sized retailers. 

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