NetSuite for Retail Vs Anthology POS (May 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 01, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - NetSuite for Retail or Anthology POS?

NetSuite for Retail is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Anthology POS, NetSuite for Retail is rated higher (96/100) than Anthology POS (92/100). NetSuite for Retail offers more features (10) to their users than Anthology POS (9).

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 NetSuite compares with ANTHOLOGY Inc.?

NetSuite: NetSuite is the world's leading provider of cloud-based business management software. NetSuite helps companies manage core business processes with a single, fully integrated system covering ERP/financials, CRM, ecommerce, inventory and more.   More than 12,000 high-growth and midsized companies and divisions of large enterprises...

ANTHOLOGY Inc.: Anthology was founded more than a decade ago when Asian Books, a seller of fine and scholarly books on Asia and the Islamic world, became the first Harvard Square bookstore to computerize its operations. In 1989, Anthology Inc. was organized to provide booksellters with a powerful, easy-to-use, and inexpensive bookstore management system. Founder ...

Who's more expensive? NetSuite for Retail or Visual Anthology?

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 NetSuite for Retail and Visual Anthology.

NetSuite for Retail price Starting from $49 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 NetSuite for Retail is rated 6, which is similar to the average cost of Retail & POS software. Visual Anthology price starts at $260 per month , when comparing Visual Anthology to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Retail & POS software cost.

Bottom line: NetSuite for Retail is more expensive than Visual Anthology.

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 NetSuite for Retail Vs. Anthology POS based on some of the most important and required Retail & POS features. NetSuite for Retail: Bar Code Scanning, Credit Card Processing, Customer History, Customer Management, Discounts, eCommerce, Inventory Management, Print Receipt. Visual Anthology: Bar Code Scanning, Customer History, Customer Management, eCommerce, Gift Cards.

Target customer size

NetSuite Retail Management Suite is recommended for mid-sized firms as well as for nationwide organizations in the retail sector. The software is a viable product for small and medium retail businesses as well as large multi- location ventures.

NetSuite for Retail

ITQlick rating
(3.8/5)

Starting from $49 per month

NetSuite multi-channel retail management suite is software for retailers from various industries. As this system is web-based, data can be accessed from anywhere and revised in real time. This retail management...

Categories: Billing & Invoicing, Expense Tracking, Retail & POS, Retail.

Anthology POS

ITQlick rating
(4/5)

starts at $260 per month

Anthology POS is a cloud-based point of sale and inventory control software tool. The software is structured to be a bookstore POS with off-site sales, encrypted credit card processing, accounting links, invent...

Categories: Retail & POS.

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NetSuite for Retail: 10 Features

Bar Code Scanning
Credit Card Processing
Customer History
Customer Management
Discounts
eCommerce
Inventory Management
Print Receipt
Reporting
Shipping/Delivery Setup

Visual Anthology: 9 Features

Bar Code Scanning
Customer History
Customer Management
eCommerce
Gift Cards
Inventory Management
Layaways & Quotes
Price Lookup
Reporting
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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NetSuite
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
96/100
Pricing
7.8/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
20
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Visual
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
4.6/10
License pricing
$260 per month
Functionality
10
Review
ShopKeep
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2.4/10
License pricing
$49 per user/month
Functionality
11
Rezku
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
96/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$79 per month
Functionality
16
Review
Revel
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
95/100
Pricing
3.2/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
60
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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.