Category: What’s New in Vend

What’s new in Vend: April

Can you believe Mother’s Day is just around the corner? If you’re stuck for ideas on what to do, then check out our blog post for some last-minute tips. Also around the corner this month is new data privacy laws, known as the General Data Protection Regulation—or GDPR for short—which come into effect on May 25th. Largely, the GDPR will apply to retailers in the European Union, but if you’re a retailer that has customers based in the EU, they could also apply to you. See our latest blog post for more details. Here’s what’s new and coming up in Vend this month. Even more ways

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Introducing Dott, our new way of giving retailers real-time advice and insights as they work

It’s time to meet Dott! Our new artificial intelligence (AI) tool that can surface suggestions and tips to retailers based on their activity, in real-time.

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What’s new in Vend: July

We hope you ended July on a high! We’ve been busy making Vend’s web Sell screen even better. Read on to see what’s new in Vend for the past month. Alerts for sales that result in negative stock — you can now turn on alerts for in-progress sales that will result in negative stock levels. When enabled, a dismissable warning will appear if an out-of-stock item is added to a sale.   Coming soon: Changes to Sell screen search bar — based on feedback from retailers like you, we’re soon making changes to the Sell screen search bar using Vend

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What’s new in Vend: June

We’re ending June with some pretty exciting updates! Here’s what’s new: Square + Vend: Now available in the UK — we’re excited to announce our partnership with Square has extended to the UK. Now, retailers across the UK, USA and Australia can use Square payments to accept any way customers wish to pay in-store, and give shoppers a seamless checkout experience they’ll love. Enjoy a fixed rate regardless of transaction type, and see the money in your bank account within two business days. Find out more.     A single view of all Vend updates — view the latest features, updates, and

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Introducing Vend + Shopify: a revamped integration for advanced retailers.

We’re excited to share the latest updates to our integration with Shopify, making Vend + Shopify a deeper, more sophisticated omnichannel solution for advanced and multi-outlet retailers. Firstly, we’ve just released Multi-Outlet Inventory in Shopify. This allows Vend retailers to easily combine and sync inventory from multiple physical outlets and warehouses to sell on their Shopify store. Here’s how Vend retailers can use Multi-Outlet Inventory to sell more in-store and online, seamlessly. 1. Boost sales by ensuring top-selling products in-store are always available to sell online. Retailers can maximize sales across all their channels by selecting popular products from multiple

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What’s new in Vend: March

Easter’s just around the corner, and we’ve been hopping along to get more exciting updates out the door! Here’s what’s new in Vend this month. Square and Vend: Now available in Australia — we’re excited to announce our partnership with Square has extended to Australia. Now, retailers across Australia and the US can use Square payments in-store to accept any way their customers wish to pay, and give shoppers a checkout experience they’ll love. Enjoy a fixed rate regardless of transaction type, and see money in your bank account within two business days. Find out more.   Sell screen — we’ve

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What’s new in Vend: January

We’re welcoming you into the new year with some great changes, and there’s plenty more to come! Here’s what’s new in Vend this month. User filtering (coming soon!) — it’ll soon be possible to find users faster on the User screen, or the user switching window on the new Sell screen with an added search bar.   Updates to the new Sell screen — we’ve made some updates to make selling with Vend even smoother! These include: Switching an outlet or register (coming soon!) — instead of resetting your data, you’ll soon be able to switch an outlet or register

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Set Up Advanced User Permissions to Get Your Store in Top Shape for the Holidays

Things can get pretty hectic in retail, especially around Black Friday and Christmas — which are just around the corner! That’s why it’s so important to stay on top of your game during the holidays. A big part of that is making sure your retail management system can support your efforts during the holiday rush. If your system isn’t secure or doesn’t empower you to get as many sales through the register as possible, then it could hinder rather than help you during the upcoming sales frenzies. Fortunately, using Vend can give you that much-needed confidence through the holiday season!

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Give your shoppers the gift of giving gift cards!

Not sure what the next top-selling item is going to be in your store? The answer could be simpler than you think! If you don’t already have gift cards in your store, now’s the perfect time before the holiday rush begins. Gift cards are a no-brainer when it comes to making that extra bit of profit in your retail business. Here’s why 1. They’re a super convenient choice for your shoppers. Especially when it’s holiday time, buying gifts for loved ones can become pretty overwhelming. If a person isn’t a confident shopper or just isn’t sure what to buy someone,

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