Accept payments, manage inventory and track performance of your retail business with Square for Retail!

Square for Retail is a point of sale app that uses Square’s payment technology with a brand-new set of intelligent, intuitive, and integrated tools purpose-built for retail businesses.

Simplify your retail workflow with custom items and categories, powerful inventory management, a built-in customer directory, and unlimited employee management tools.

► Sell faster and smarter with a retail point of sale designed for the unique needs of retail businesses.
► Upload thousands of items to your register and ring up sales in seconds with a keyword search or bar code scanner.
► Process exchanges and returns with just a few taps.

► Accept all forms of payment, including chip cards, Apple Pay, and Google Pay, with your Square for Retail POS—no need for a separate payments processor.
► Get deposits directly to your bank account as fast as the next business day.

► Track your cost of goods sold to understand your profit margins.
► Easily track, adjust, or transfer inventory across all your locations—set automatic alerts when stock is low so you never run out.
► Keep in touch with vendors and send purchase orders in minutes with easy-to-use templates.

► Automatically create customer profiles with every transaction at your retail POS and view purchase history to offer every customer a more personalized experience.
► See your customer profiles automatically sorted into groups based on how often they visit your business, and create groups of your own.

► Set up all your employees with individual permissions and accounts so they can access registers and take payments.
► Employees can clock in and out at your point of sale. Track and edit their timecards from the point-of-sale system directly.

► Manage your online orders directly from your POS with Square for Retail’s integration with the new Square Online Store.

What’s New

Version 5.76

This update includes minor bug fixes and performance improvements.

We update our apps regularly to make sure they're at 100%, so we suggest turning on automatic updates on devices running Square Retail Point of Sale.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
4K Ratings

4K Ratings

JAC Designs ,

So excited! Amazing Everything!

Square has helped me grow my business from the ground up! This company is amazing! It really has helped me take everything to the next level! So excited about this app! It’s going to make things even better! Btw... you may have a wait time when calling in for help but when you get in they bend over backwards to help you! Thank you square!!! I also want to thank you for helping keeping my business alive during covid! I really don’t think I would be here if it wasn’t for you! Square is 5 stars all the way!!

Developer Response ,

Hi there! Thanks so much for leaving this positive review. We really appreciate the insight and will pass it along to the appropriate team.

nic14$ ,

Too many buttons

We have used square for many years, and need some of the inventory tracking and reports that point of sale offers. Our operation has the need to have several open carts at a time. This app requires too much back and forth, saving, two step cart opening. Very annoying.

Developer Response ,

Hey there! Thank you so much for your feedback on our Retail app. When you have time please give us call or join the Seller Community at to share your feedback there! ,

So grateful for this app

If not for this app I would be loss wish it was a little less expensive but the feature is so user friendly. Things are not always the best but you can always fix it.

App Privacy

The developer, Square, Inc., indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Financial Info
  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • Contacts
  • User Content
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics
  • Other Data

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


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