CORESense Vs Windward Five (Aug 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Aug 23, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - CORESense or Windward Five?

CORESense is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Windward Five, CORESense is rated higher (81/100) than Windward Five (76/100). CORESense offers more features (17) to their users than Windward Five (7).

Looking for the right Retail Management 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 CORESense, Inc. compares with Windward Software ?

CORESense, Inc.: CORESense, Inc. is a leading provider of all-in-one ecommerce and retail management software solutions for online, multichannel and brick and mortar retailers, brand manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors. Successful retailers across multiple specialty retail markets including footwear and accessories, sporting goods, fashion and apparel, book...

Windward Software : Windward Software inspires business owners that were previously struggling with multiple business systems that create inventory discrepancies, feeling held hostage by book keepers and just plain sick and tired of growing their business and not seeing similar growth in profit. Their flagship software, Windward System Five features integrated point ...

Who's more expensive? CORESense or Windward System Five?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Retail Management 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 CORESense and Windward System Five.

CORESense price starts at $150 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 CORESense is rated 6, which is similar to the average cost of Retail Management POS software. Windward System Five price starts at $92 per user/month , when comparing Windward System Five to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Retail Management POS software cost.

Bottom line: CORESense is more expensive than Windward System Five.

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 CORESense Vs. Windward Five based on some of the most important and required Retail Management POS features. CORESense: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Accounting Management, Bar Code Scanning, Credit Card Processing, Customer History, Customer Management, Discounts, eCommerce, Employee Management. Windward System Five: Billing & Invoicing, Customer Relationship Management, eCommerce, Employee Management, Inventory Management.

Target customer size

CORESense is mainly aimed for small and medium sized retailers. The software is a most viable solution for small and medium businesses.

CORESense

ITQlick rating
(4/5)

starts at $150 per user/month

CORESense is end-to-end cloud based retail management software. The software offers solutions for e-Commence, order management, customer relationship and marketing all in one system. The software was develop...

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

Windward Five

ITQlick rating
(3.8/5)

starts at $92 per user/month

Windward System Five is a point of sale and rental management solution for small and medium businesses. Its capabilities include contract management, customer database, inventory management, and others. The sof...

Categories: Billing & Invoicing, CRM, Equipment Rental POS, Furniture Store POS, Gun Shop POS.

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CORESense: 17 Features

Accounting Management
Bar Code Scanning
Credit Card Processing
Customer History
Customer Management
Discounts
eCommerce
Employee Management
Gift Cards
Inventory Management
Layaways & Quotes
Multiple Payment Forms
Price Lookup
Print Receipt
Receipt Notes
Reporting
Sales Commissions

Windward System Five: 7 Features

Billing & Invoicing
Customer Relationship Management
eCommerce
Employee Management
Inventory Management
Point of sale
Barcode Scanning
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)
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CORESense
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
81/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$150 per user/month
Functionality
40
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Windward
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
76/100
Pricing
5.2/10
License pricing
$92 per user/month
Functionality
18
Rent
ITQlick rating
3/5
Score
86/100
Pricing
4.4/10
License pricing
$129 per month
Functionality
7
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NOVA
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
85/100
Pricing
3.4/10
License pricing
$89.99 per month
Functionality
15
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Profit
ITQlick rating
2.8/5
Score
85/100
Pricing
3.8/10
License pricing
$500 per license
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.