NOVA POS Vs Genesis Advantage (Sep 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Sep 10, 2020

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - NOVA POS or Genesis Advantage?

Genesis Advantage is more expensive to implement (TCO) than NOVA POS, NOVA POS is rated higher (85/100) than Genesis Advantage (80/100). Genesis Advantage offers more features (10) to their users than NOVA POS (5).

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 NOVA Point of Sale compares with Genesis ?

NOVA Point of Sale: Nova is a full-service technology platform, designed to generate revenue for retail businesses. Whether you have a small business or are about to open your hundredth retail location, Nova was built for you.

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...

Who's more expensive? NOVA POS or Genesis Advantage?

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 NOVA POS and Genesis Advantage.

NOVA POS price starts at $89.99 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 NOVA Point of Sale is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Retail Management POS software. Genesis Advantage accurate pricing info is available upon request (they don't share it publicly), however , on a scale between 1 to 10 NOVA Point of Sale is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Retail Management POS software.

Bottom line:Genesis Advantage is more expensive than NOVA POS.

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 NOVA POS Vs. Genesis Advantage based on some of the most important and required Retail Management POS features. NOVA POS: Customer Database, Inventory Management, Retail & POS, Point of sale, Barcode Scanning. Genesis Advantage: Accounting Management, Age Verification, Bar Code Scanning, Customer History, eCommerce.

Target customer size

The typical customers who benefit from using the Nova POS software are those belonging to small to medium-sized business as well as large enterprises the retail, marketing, commercial and HR industries. Genesis Advantage is specially designed for small and medium sized furniture retailers.

NOVA POS

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $89.99 per month

The Nova Point of Sale app empowers business owners to be connected and in control all the time. This software offers extremely powerful and efficient tools for store owners for one or more locations. This make...

Categories: Inventory Management, Barcode Scanning, Retail & POS, Cell Phone Store POS.

Genesis Advantage

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

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, Retail CRM POS.

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NOVA POS: 5 Features

Customer Database
Inventory Management
Retail & POS
Point of sale
Barcode Scanning

Genesis Advantage: 10 Features

Accounting Management
Age Verification
Bar Code Scanning
Customer History
eCommerce
Inventory Management
Layaways & Quotes
Print Receipt
Receipt Notes
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
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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
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
Rent
ITQlick rating
3/5
Score
86/100
Pricing
4.4/10
License pricing
$129 per month
Functionality
7
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Profit
ITQlick rating
2.8/5
Score
85/100
Pricing
3.8/10
License pricing
$500 per license
Functionality
16
Review
COMCASH
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
84/100
Pricing
4.4/10
License pricing
$125 per month
Functionality
50
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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.