NOVA POS Vs Iridium Retail (Aug 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Aug 22, 2020

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - NOVA POS or Iridium Retail?

Iridium Retail is more expensive to implement (TCO) than NOVA POS, NOVA POS is rated higher (85/100) than Iridium Retail (60/100). Iridium Retail offers more features (16) 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 Innovations In Software, Inc.?

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.

Innovations In Software, Inc.: Innovations In Software is a provider of fully integrated, retail and distribution software solutions for the Large Ticket Retail and Route Distribution industries under the Iridium trademark. With Large Ticket Retail product offerings used by Furniture, Home Fitness, Appliances and Mattress company’s, and Route Distribution Products offerings use...

Who's more expensive? NOVA POS or Iridium Retail Manager?

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 Iridium Retail Manager.

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. Iridium Retail Manager 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:Iridium Retail Manager 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. Iridium Retail 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. Iridium Retail Manager: Accounting Management, Bar Code Scanning, Credit Card Processing, Customer History, Customer Management.

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. Customers of the software include small and medium businesses as well as large multi-location ventures.

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.

Iridium Retail

ITQlick rating
(4.7/5)

Iridium Retail Manager is a retail management and POS solution designed for businesses of all sizes. Its capabilities include customer management, retail accounting, barcode scanning, and others. The so...

Categories: Point of sale.

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NOVA POS: 5 Features

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

Iridium Retail Manager: 16 Features

Accounting Management
Bar Code Scanning
Credit Card Processing
Customer History
Customer Management
Discounts
Employee Management
Exchanges
Gift Cards
Inventory Management
Layaways & Quotes
Multiple Payment Forms
Price Lookup
Print Receipt
Refunds
Shipping/Delivery Setup
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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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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Iridium
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
60/100
Pricing
7/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
17
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
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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.