AmberPOS Vs S2K Retail

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Dec 08, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - AmberPOS or S2K Retail?

S2K Retail is more expensive to implement (TCO) than AmberPOS, AmberPOS is rated higher (93/100) than S2K Retail (80/100). S2K Retail offers more features (18) to their users than AmberPOS (16).

Looking for the right Retail & POS solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Pacific Amber Technologies Inc. compares with Vormittag Associates, Inc.?

Pacific Amber Technologies Inc.: Our service goes far beyond the typical installation and setup of your point of sale solution. Our team of service professionals will install, setup and customize your AmberPOS point of sale system package and provide you with reliable training and support to ensure the success of your retail business. Don’t settle for antiquated software produ...

Vormittag Associates, Inc.: VAI is an award winning software developer and an IBM Premier Business Partner. Founded in 1978, VAI is headquartered on Long Island, New York, with branch offices in Florida, California and Illinois. In conjunction with IBM, the company designs customer driven enterprise management software for the IBM Power Systems. These systems allow VAI to off...

Who's more expensive? AmberPOS or S2K Retail?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Retail & POS software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for AmberPOS and S2K Retail.

AmberPOS price starts at $149 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 AmberPOS is rated 4, which is lower than the average cost of Retail & POS software. S2K Retail price starts at $2,000 per license , when comparing S2K Retail to their competitors, the software is rated 6 - similar to the average Retail & POS software cost.

Bottom line:S2K Retail is more expensive than AmberPOS.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared AmberPOS Vs. S2K Retail based on some of the most important and required Retail & POS features. AmberPOS: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Bar Code Scanning, Credit Card Processing, Customer Management, Discounts, eCommerce, Gift Cards, Inventory Management, Layaways & Quotes. S2K Retail: Accounting Management, Bar Code Scanning, Credit Card Processing, Customer History, Customer Management.

Target customer size

AmberPOS can be used by small and medium sized retailers who are looking for a POS solution that supports single store and multi-Store management. This Retail Management Software helps in boosting productivity and streamlining retail operations in addition to giving the management team the ability to move products effectively, thereby helping in reduction of costly delays.

AmberPOS

ITQlick rating
(4.1/5)

starts at $149 per month

AmberPOS software is a point of sale and retail management solution that is designed for small and midsize businesses. It offers a number of features that include a customer management function that establishes...

Categories: Retail & POS, Bookstore POS, Cell Phone Store POS, Clothing Store Inventory POS.

S2K Retail

ITQlick rating
(4.2/5)

starts at $2,000 per license

VAI’s S2K Retail Management Software leverages innovative technology to create integrated enterprise solutions. Our software package provides comprehensive turnkey solutions that optimize and centralize informa...

Categories: CRM, Employee Engagement, Email Marketing, PO: Purchase orders, Retail Management POS.

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AmberPOS: 16 Features

Bar Code Scanning
Credit Card Processing
Customer Management
Discounts
eCommerce
Gift Cards
Inventory Management
Layaways & Quotes
Mobile POS Capability
Multiple Payment Forms
Price Lookup
Receipt Notes
Rentals
Reporting
Returns
Shipping/Delivery Setup

S2K Retail: 18 Features

Accounting Management
Bar Code Scanning
Credit Card Processing
Customer History
Customer Management
Discounts
eCommerce
Employee Management
Inventory Management
Items on Hold
Layaways & Quotes
Price Lookup
Print Receipt
Receipt Notes
Rentals
Reporting
Returns
Store Credit
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), 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)
Functionality score
Software review
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AmberPOS
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
5.2/10
License pricing
$149 per month
Functionality
40
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S2K
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
80/100
Pricing
6.6/10
License pricing
$2,000 per license
Functionality
25
Review
ShopKeep
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2.4/10
License pricing
$49 per user/month
Functionality
11
NetSuite
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
96/100
Pricing
7.8/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
20
Rezku
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
96/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$79 per month
Functionality
16
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.