Trial With Shift8

We love to offer our customers the opportunity to try out our systems. For networks of 10 or more stores in the quick service retail, cafe or food franchise industries in Australia & New Zealand:

  • 100% free, no obligation, pilot store trial
  • Run on your compatible hardware or loan hardware from us
  • Full system access to all features and reports
  • Our experienced staff guide you through the entire process
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Our Typical Trial Store Work Flow

Pre-Week 1

Fact Finding & Setup

  • In-Store Review
  • Menu and keypad creation
  • Setup signoff
  • Completion 0%

Week 1

Trial Go-Live

  • Deployment to one pilot store
  • In-store keypad training
  • Support Hotline
  • Completion 20%


Week in Review

  • HiveMind POS management basics
  • Completion 40%


Week in Review

  • HiveMind operational tools
  • Completion 60%


Week in Review

  • Loyalty, promotions, gift cards
  • Completion 80%



  • Next steps
  • Completion 100%

Why Us?


Shift8 staff bring over 50 years combined management experience in the franchise and quick service retail industries, and  have built the right software to manage your network.

Dynamic Development

The Shift8 software suite is constantly being developed and expanded with new features, and adapted to our clients needs. Last year alone we released over 20 new major features with many more exciting releases in the pipeline!


Are you looking at taking your brands overseas? Our software is multi-lingual, tax and currency. With existing stores in New Zealand, Singapore and Fiji we’d love to work with you on your brands expansion plans.

It's not just about sales.

POS and sales analytics are just a small part of the HiveMind software. With Shift8 you have full features including inventory, rostering and timesheet, KPI benchmarks, electronic loyalty and much, much more.

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