Ambitious POS - Top Competitors (Jun 2022)

Ambitious Point of Sale Software Review
ITQlick Score: 88/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.3/5)
Pricing: 4.8/10 - average cost
Category: Retail & POS -> Ambitious POS -> Ambitious POS competitors
Ranking:Ranked 30 out of 430 Retail & POS systems
Company: Ambit Technologies
Typical customers: Start up, Small business, Medium business, Large business
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
Links: Ambitious POS review, Ambitious POS alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jun 01, 2022

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Ambitious POS VS Alternatives in 2022

AMBITious POS competes with other Retail and POS systems like QuickBooks Point of Sale, Heartland Retail, and Shopify POS. We will compare these Retail and POS systems in some specific aspects below.
  • Functionality: AMBITious POS provides vital Retail and POS features like Bids, Sales Orders, and Invoices. Compared to its alternatives, and in terms of similarities, AMBITious POS and its mentioned alternatives provide Gift Card Management, Customer Accounts, and Customer History. AMBITious POS, Quickbooks Point of Sale, and Shopify POS provide Scan Credit Card Processing, whereas Heartland Retail does not. Customizable Reports are available in Quickbooks Point of Sale and Heartland Retail but not in Shopify POS. The close alternatives provide Retail Management, Retail POS, Returns Management, Ordering Automation, and Returns Tracking, lacking in AMBITious POS.
  • Customers/Industries: AMBITOUS POS is designed for a specialized audience that requires bids, different units of measurement, special orders, and EDI, and it does not operate well in restaurants, convenience stores, or 99-cent stores. Customers of AMBITious POS include Sita Business Systems, SMN Solutions Group, and Tri-County Farm & Ranch Supply. Compared to its alternatives, Heartland Retail targets many channels and store retail operations. Heartland is used by retail businesses such as Scout & Mollys Boutique, Rainbow Sandals, and NIC+ZOE. Quickbooks Point of Sale is aimed at small to medium-sized merchants and enterprises in industries such as manufacturing, wholesale & distribution, non-profit, retail, etc. Customers of QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise include Larson Electronics LLC, TruEdge Builds, Foliage Services, and more. Heartland Retail focuses on various channels and store retail industries such as Home & Lifestyle, Apparel & Fashion, Health & Beauty, etc. Heartland is used by retail businesses such as Scout and Mollys Boutique, Rainbow Sandals, and NIC+ZOE.
  • Cost: The license cost information for AMBITious POS is unavailable. Shopify POS starts at $89 per location per month with a free trial. QuickBooks POS starts at $960 as a one-time purchase and also comes with a free trial. Heartland Retail starts at $80 per selling station per month with a free trial.
  • Cloud-based/On-premise: AMBITious POS and all its alternatives are cloud-based. QuickBooks POS has an On-Premise version for Windows and Linux.
  • Scalability: AMBITious POS and its alternatives can accommodate organizations of all sizes.
  • Support: AMBITious POS offers support channels like Email/Help Desk and Phone Support. Heartland Retail and Quickbooks POS offer an Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, and Chat (lacking in Quickbooks POS). Shopify POS offers an Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live Rep), and Chat.

Ambitious POS alternatives - for small & large Business

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Ambitious POS that are worth checking out: ShopKeep POS for SMBs, NetSuite for Retail for large size business, Rezku POS Software for growing companies, and GiftLogic software for low budget organizations.

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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Ambitiou...
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
4.8/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
20
Best for SMBs
ShopKeep...
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2.4/10
License pricing
$49 per month
Functionality
11
Best for Enterprise
NetSuite...
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
96/100
Pricing
7.8/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
20
Growing
Rezku
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
96/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$99 per license
Functionality
16
Review
Free version
GiftLogi...
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
2.8/10
License pricing
$49 per month
Functionality
31

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