NOVA POS Vs Merchant RMS

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jun 23, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - NOVA POS or Merchant RMS?

Merchant RMS is more expensive to implement (TCO) than NOVA POS, NOVA POS is rated higher (85/100) than Merchant RMS (62/100). NOVA POS offers more features (5) to their users than Merchant RMS (0). There is a clear winner in this case and it is NOVA POS!

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 Merchant Applications?

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.

Merchant Applications: Merchant Applications Inc. is a POS / Retail Management Systems developer and a total solution provider for specialty retailers. We offer complete systems including software, hardware, and professional services such as project management, training, and installation. Based on Microsoft Windows technologies (.net and SQL Server ), we also offer ...

Who's more expensive? NOVA POS or Merchant RMS?

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 Merchant RMS.

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. Merchant RMS price starts at $10,000 per license , when comparing Merchant RMS to their competitors, the software is rated 6 - similar to the average Retail Management POS software cost.

Bottom line:Merchant RMS 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. Merchant RMS 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. Merchant RMS: We are still working to collect the list of features for Merchant RMS.

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. and Merchant RMS's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

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.

Merchant RMS

ITQlick rating
(4.7/5)

starts at $10,000 per license

Merchant RMS is a fast growing cloud-based Inventory Management software, it is designed to support small, medium and large size business. Merchant RMS received a rating of 4.7 from ITQlick team. The software c...

Categories: Payroll, Inventory Management, Barcoding, WMS, Invoicing.

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NOVA POS: 5 Features

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

Merchant RMS: 0 Features

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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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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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Merchant
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
62/100
Pricing
6.8/10
License pricing
$10,000 per license
Functionality
6
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.