About talech

talech is an iPad point of sale (POS) system which includes tools for taking orders, managing inventory, processing payments, running promotions, tracking employee hours, taking and managing appointments and timed-service and more. The software is suitable for a range of restaurants and bars - full service restaurants, bars, cafes, casual dining & quick service restaurants, outdoor venues - retail outlets including apparel stores and service businesses such as salons, hairdressers, spas, nail bars, barbers, pet grooming and so many more.

talech allows users to manage their inventory in real-time, with the ability to add products and edit costs, prices, and quantities. In retail outlets, barcode labels can be printed and barcodes can be scanned to add items to orders, and product variations can be created for different sizes or colors. For restaurants, talech can connect to multiple printers, allowing users to send orders to kitchen and bar printers. Bills can be split, part-closed and left open for other customers. For services, appointment scheduling is available alongside timed-services, a customer-facing booking website and staff profiles to showcase your services. Across the board, multiple payment types can be accepted, including cash, checks, credit cards, and gift cards. Discounts can be applied to whole orders or individual items when running promotions, with options for dollar value and percentage discounts, and users can view a detailed breakdown of the discounts applied across all orders. Detailed reports give users insight into sales, transactions, top-selling products, and employee performance, allowing the identification of patterns or trends. Daily summaries are also generated at the end of every day.

talech includes an integrated time clock, which allows employees to click in and out at the POS and generates timesheet reports, enabling users to track the hours worked. Employee permissions can be used to control who is given access to the cash drawer, and users can track all transactions including pay-ins, payouts, and drops.

Pricing starting from:

€29.00

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of talech

  • An integrated time clock allows employees to clock in and out through the POS, and users can track employee hours through timesheet reports.

  • Split-bill payments can be processed, and users can accept payments by cash, check, credit cards, and gift cards.

  • Sales and promotions can be created and discounts applied to entire orders or individual products, with options for percentage and dollar value discounts.

  • Employee permissions give users control over who can access the cash drawer, and all transactions can be tracked, including pay-ins, payouts, voids, and drops.

  • Daily summaries give users insight into business performance at the end of the day, and detailed sales and transaction trend reports allow users to identify patterns in their data.

  • Devices

    Business size

    S M L

    Markets

    Canada, United Kingdom, United States

    Supported Languages

    English

    Pricing starting from:

    €29.00

    • Free Version
    • Free Trial
    • Subscription

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    talech Software - Multiple discounts can be created and applied to whole orders or individual items
    talech Software - Users can accept multiple payment methods, including cash, checks, and credit cards, and talech also supports split payments
    talech Software - All transactions in and out of the cash drawer can be tracked
    talech Software - The integrated time clock allows employees to clock in and out at the point of sale
    talech Software - A range of reports on sales, transactions, products, and employee performance can be generated in talech
    talech Software - Users can select the date range for their reports, including custom periods
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    Features

    Total features of talech: 55

    • Access Controls/Permissions
    • Accounting Integration
    • Appointment Management
    • Appointment Scheduling
    • Barcode / Ticket Scanning
    • Barcode Recognition
    • Cash Management
    • Client Database
    • Client Profiles
    • Clock In / Out
    • Commission Management
    • Confirmation/Reminders
    • Credit Card Processing
    • Customer Accounts
    • Customer Mobile App
    • Discount Management
    • Electronic Signature
    • Email Marketing
    • Employee Management
    • For Salons and Spas
    • Gift Card Management
    • Inventory Control
    • Inventory Management
    • Inventory Tracking
    • Layaway Management
    • Loyalty Program
    • Mobile Access
    • Multi-Location
    • Online Booking
    • Online Ordering
    • Order Management
    • Partial Payments
    • Payment Processing
    • Point of Sale (POS)
    • Pricing Management
    • Promotions Management
    • Pub POS
    • Purchase Order Management
    • Real Time Data
    • Recurring Appointments
    • Reporting/Analytics
    • Restaurant POS
    • Retail POS
    • Returns Management
    • Returns Tracking
    • Sales Reports
    • Separate Checks
    • Split Checks
    • Stock Management
    • Summary Reports
    • Table Management
    • Time Clock
    • Tips Management
    • Transaction History
    • eCommerce Management

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4.0 /5
    (316)
    Value for Money
    3.8/5
    Features
    3.7/5
    Ease of Use
    4.1/5
    Customer Support
    4.0/5

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    Cindy H. Cindy H.
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    • Industry: Retail
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Love it

    Reviewed on 13/9/2019

    Pros

    Easy to use many choices to choose from equipment wise and their support is amazing well worth it

    Cons

    Really I don't have an it's easy to use and any questions I had technical support answered them

    Alternatives Considered

    Clover

    Reasons for Choosing talech

    Price and functionality beats any other brand

    Switched From

    Square Point of Sale

    Reasons for Switching to talech

    Clover didn't have to easy-to-use functions and technical support as techal does
    Kyle C. Kyle C.
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    • Industry: Sporting Goods
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 5.0 /10

    talech Review

    Reviewed on 31/8/2019

    so so

    so so

    Pros

    the theory of it. the thought that i could do everything i was told it could easily and a low cost.

    Cons

    versatility or lack of versatility. i run into issues with contacts and open orders when i try to make changes. the website seems to be very touchy.

    Alternatives Considered

    Quickbooks Online and Square Point of Sale

    Reasons for Choosing talech

    i was sold on Talech doing more, but frankly i was lied to. it might be capable of more but i was told it was all one low price.

    Reasons for Switching to talech

    IDK
    Kate W. Kate W.
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    • Industry: Restaurants
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
    • Review Source

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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support
    • Likelihood to recommend 0.0 /10

    Marty's Restaurant & Retail Operational Review of Talech POS System

    Reviewed on 31/8/2019

    We have only solved the items under Pros. although talech systems also begins to make it easier for...

    We have only solved the items under Pros. although talech systems also begins to make it easier for us to do at least retail inventory easier to determine.
    However, dealing with a customer service staff who are really only there to get us off the phone as quickly as possible while attempting to fix a specific problem is frustrating. More often than not, they are not given the time to sufficiently understand the problem or issue or don't really care, and more often than not, we get instructions to go to online help, with not even what specific topic we're supposed to look under. Time and time again, when I've asked for help to create reports I want, there is not only a misconnect in understanding (my tech language is not very good) but most of the responses I have gotten in the past year is that work on the reporting features are not a priority and therefore will not be addressed in any determinable near future.
    We got Talech to grow our business. While it has helped it has also been a disappointment as it is not as user friendly as we thought. And the ability of customer service to understand and help us resolve the issues we have, while lately much better on very specific items, has on more complex issues on a admin level been very disappointing. Talech customer service is good about adding techy and trendy additional features but not so good at organizing the information to manage the actual administrative business needs of business owners & managers.

    Pros

    1. Makes it easy for customers to check out faster
    2. Makes it easy for servers to send menu tickets to the kitchen

    Cons

    1. Reporting features. The totals in each categories (retail, or restaurant) are never totaled. Bank settlement totals for different forms of payments, etc., are the only totals there are except Dine In, and To Go, tips, and gratuity.
    We got the POS system so we could get reports on costs, profitability, in each category both in beverages (wine, draft beers and food (per menu items- quantities of items sold within each category also) and current inventory in each category, per selected periods of time. I find that we have to basically create our own templates in Excel, download the period of time we are reviewing, and copying the categories & items to our exel templates which then subtotals the categories we want to see to determine how we are doing in each category or with any particular item within the categories.

    Alternatives Considered

    Revel Systems

    Reasons for Switching to talech

    Partly due to the promotional incentive of reducing our CC processing fees for a year, because it was being offered by the bank we were already working with, and we really had no prior products to compare with it.
    Theresa S. Theresa S.
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    • Industry: Food & Beverages
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Works for simple to complex operations

    Reviewed on 23/8/2019

    We have used them with two separate businesses. One was a quick service, and the current one is a...

    We have used them with two separate businesses. One was a quick service, and the current one is a full service, fine dining environment. The register works with both of these. I was surprised at how easily we were able to expand and control our in-house systems. They have become so feature-rich over the years. Staff train quickly on it. Price point is competitive. Customer service is very good.

    Pros

    Discounting weekly specials - set once and done
    Tagging for specific printers, discounts
    Loyalty program
    Reporting
    Time Clck and time sheets
    Online ordering
    Table management

    Cons

    ICMP readers are sometimes an issue
    Wish there was an integrated reservation system

    Alternatives Considered

    Toast POS and NCR Silver

    Reasons for Choosing talech

    Pricing, upgradeable, customer support, flexibility.

    Reasons for Switching to talech

    It came down to pricing and flexibility. Liked that we could run it off our iPads.
    Christopher Z. Christopher Z.
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    • Industry: Food & Beverages
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Ease of Use
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    • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

    Ease of use

    Reviewed on 23/8/2019

    The new house account stuff seems to be a benefit for someone like me. I let folks run a tab. The...

    The new house account stuff seems to be a benefit for someone like me. I let folks run a tab. The software has gone down on me a few times during a shift and Talech just asks you to be patient. The lack of knowledge from the help desk is frustrating.

    Pros

    Easy to navigate, fairly straight forward.

    Cons

    If there is an issue, it all goes down and customer service is not helpful usually. I have had to call other IT people in to get us up and running because help desk usually can't or they take an hour for a one button fix to a problem.

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    talech offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from: €29.00
    • Pricing model: Free Version
    • Free Trial: Not Available

    talech Mobile comes no monthly software fees (card processing fees will apply) Monthly Plans: Starter: $29/month for the first device + $29/month for each additional device. Standard: $69/month for the first device + $29/month for each additional device. Premium: $99/month for the first device + $29/month for each additional device.

    talech has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500

    talech supports the following languages:

    English

    talech supports the following devices:

    iPad (Mobile)

    talech integrates with the following applications:

    Homebase, Magento Commerce, Mailchimp, OneSaas, QuickBooks Online Advanced, Restaurant365, Shopify, Xero

    talech offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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