Genesis Advantage Vs Windward Five

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Sep 18, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Genesis Advantage or Windward Five?

Genesis Advantage is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Windward Five, Genesis Advantage is rated higher (80/100) than Windward Five (76/100). Genesis Advantage offers more features (10) 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 Genesis compares with Windward Software ?

Genesis : Genesis is the leading Windows based software system for furniture retailers. Over 700 furniture stores across North America and Europe have installed Genesis since its introduction in 1996 making it the best selling Windows furniture system of all time. Genesis has been through 14 years of real world testing at more than 700 furniture stores acros...

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? Genesis Advantage 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 Genesis Advantage and Windward System Five.

Genesis Advantage price Starting from $49 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Genesis Advantage is rated 4, which is lower than 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: Genesis Advantage cost is around the same cost of 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 Genesis Advantage Vs. Windward Five based on some of the most important and required Retail Management POS features. Genesis Advantage: Accounting Management, Age Verification, Bar Code Scanning, Customer History, eCommerce, Inventory Management, Layaways & Quotes, Print Receipt. Windward System Five: Billing & Invoicing, Customer Relationship Management, eCommerce, Employee Management, Inventory Management.

Target customer size

Genesis Advantage is specially designed for small and medium sized furniture retailers. The software is a most viable solution for small and medium businesses.

Genesis Advantage

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

Starting from $49 per month

Genesis Advantage is a furniture retail system with inventory management and tracking, ordering and sales tracking features. The Windows-based software can help users to reduce inventory, boost sales, improve p...

Categories: Retail & POS, Furniture Store POS, Retail, Rental.

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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Genesis Advantage: 10 Features

Accounting Management
Age Verification
Bar Code Scanning
Customer History
eCommerce
Inventory Management
Layaways & Quotes
Print Receipt
Receipt Notes
Reporting

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)
Functionality score
Software review
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Genesis
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
80/100
Pricing
5.8/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
21
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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
Review
NOVA
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
85/100
Pricing
3.4/10
License pricing
$89.99 per month
Functionality
15
Review
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.