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What is SumUp Point of Sale?

In this article you’ll learn:

  • Which point of sale solutions does SumUp offer?

  • What are the benefits of using SumUp for your business?

  • Which solution best fits your business needs?

We, at SumUp, understand that running your own business can sometimes get overwhelming. 

With thousands of moving parts to manage, it’s important to have a reliable helping hand that can make your life easier.

Therefore, we’ve created 2 distinct point of sale solutions that are designed to support you in all stages of your business.

  1. SumUp Point of Sale to run your entire business

  2. SumUp Start to get your business started

What’s the SumUp Point of Sale? 

SumUp Point of Sale (POS) is the ideal solution for small businesses that are growing fast and need to manage multiple resources, like inventory, employees, store branches and more. 

SumUp POS brings all your business operations together in one place.

You can take payments, track your inventory, track your revenue, manage customer relations and do your bookkeeping–all with one system.

Our hardware and software are pre-configured and work together to make your workflow smoother.

I really like that it’s one complete system. I have one hotline and one invoice,” says Sandra, the owner of Meierei who chose SumUp POS for her business in September 2013.

Everything’s super fast and easy. To change your menu, or put a new dish. Small dishes or big dishes. Or take something off. We got more flexible.” 

Like Sandra, thousands of customers have chosen SumUp POS for their business. 

Here’s why:

What are the benefits of using SumUp POS?

No long-term contract, no hidden costs

You don’t have to sign a long-term contract to use the SumUp POS.

We offer a simple pricing plan with flat transaction rates and a one-time cost on hardware purchase.

You can run your business peacefully without worrying about hidden costs creeping up at a later stage.

We also offer a 30-day money-back guarantee so that you can get used to using the system without taking any risk.

Start selling right away

SumUp POS is designed to be as customer-friendly as possible.

You don’t need to be a technical expert to use the system.

It’s pre-configured by us according to your business requirements so that you can set up your system immediately.

You can also schedule a welcome call with us to walk you through adding your products and generating helpful reports.

Make informed decisions for your business

In the online dashboard, you can get an overview of all your important data, such as your daily sales, best selling products, sales made by the individual employee and more.

You can filter the data by day, week or month and then use this information to create successful sales strategies.

With our easy-to-use reporting feature, you can deep dive into your data and generate detailed sales and revenue reports, based on individual products, best selling products, individual employees and even individual tips.

For more accuracy, you can get a preview of the reports before downloading them.

Manage your entire business from one place

All your business processes are taken care of in the cloud–tracking payments, tracking daily sales, keeping inventory and bookkeeping.

You can log in to your cloud from all of your devices that have a common browser.

With the cloud access, you can take care of your business even while you’re away.

Give your customers exactly what they want

With our customer management feature, you can access your customers’ purchase history in the cloud and create product combos and special discounts for them.

SumUp provides you integrated payment options so that you can give your customers the freedom to choose how and when they want to pay–with cash, credit or debit card and even vouchers and invoices.

Your data is in safe hands

SumUp POS is fully compliant with financial regulations and remains so with our regular software updates.

All your data gets backed up regularly onto highly secure servers that are physically protected by security personnel.

Get everything from one provider

SumUp provides you with not only a pre-configured POS system but also dedicated customer support included in the price of your licence.

You can count on us to be with you at every step of the way.

Reach out to our customer support team from Monday to Friday between 8 am and 5 pm.

Why should you choose SumUp POS?

SumUp POS is designed to help you in your journey of turning your passion into a profitable business.

The system is easy to use and doesn’t require any prior technical knowledge.

It consists of the app, cloud and hardware which communicate with each other through a wireless connection.

Get paid faster with our app

The POS app is designed keeping our merchants in mind.

It’s intuitive and doesn’t require long training periods for you or your employees to learn how to use.

My employee knows the POS better than me, she uses it every day!” notes Sebastian, the founder of Les Pâtisseries de Sébastien, who chose SumUp POS for its ease of use.

With the app, you can accept cash and all credit and debit cards along with other forms of payment, such as invoices, vouchers, or credit balances.

Manage your business anytime with the cloud access

The cloud gives you an overview of all your daily transactions in one dashboard.

You can log in to your cloud from anywhere in the world and manage your business activities  such as creating reports with ease.

In the cloud you can:

  • View your sales trends

  • Generate digital reports

  • Add new products and new employees

  • Do your bookkeeping

  • Even provide access to your tax consultant

Hardware that’s easy to set up

The SumUp POS hardware package is pre-configured by us according to your specific business requirements.

It consists of the following items:

  • iPad

  • SumUp Stand

  • Receipt printer

  • Cash drawer

  • Air Card Reader

All these components work together to streamline your business and make your life easier.

Learn more about SumUp POS

If you’re just starting a new business, you can check out our more basic solution: the SumUp Start.

Try SumUp Start for more basic functionalities

SumUp Start is a combination of the free SumUp App and a lightweight hardware bundle.

All you need to do is download the app and activate the product catalogue feature to use it as a basic point of sale solution.

You can use it with any Android Tablet or Apple iPad and combine it with the hardware bundle.

The SumUp Start hardware bundle consists of:

  • SumUp Stand

  • Air Card Reader

  • Charging station

What are the benefits of using the SumUp Start?

No recurring costs

There’s no monthly cost for using SumUp Start.

All you have to do is pay a small transaction fee for every card payment you receive.

Get an overview of all your sales

You can easily view all your sales, payments, and payouts in the app.

The dashboard gives you an overview of your total sales revenue which you can filter by day or week or any customised duration.

Manage multiple employee logins

Easily add new employees and manage access rights for multiple employees through the app.

All your employees can log in separately, and you can track individual transactions made by each of them.

Shorter queues at the checkout counter

You can reduce the waiting time for your customers at the checkout counter by using the product catalogue feature in the app.

The product catalogue lets you add pictures and descriptions of your products making it easier for you to select the products.

You can also add modern hardware to your checkout counter to give it a more professional look.

Learn more about the SumUp Start


SumUp offers you the point of sale solutions that are flexible and easy to use.

SumUp Point of Sale is a comprehensive solution and is suitable for growing businesses that need to manage several moving parts.

SumUp Start is suitable for new small businesses that are just starting out and only need basic functionalities.

Rashi Jasrapuria