Visual Retail Plus Vs NOVA POS (Jun 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jun 23, 2021

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

NOVA POS is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Visual Retail Plus, NOVA POS is rated higher (85/100) than Visual Retail Plus (68/100). Visual Retail Plus offers more features (15) 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 Visual Retail Plus compares with NOVA Point of Sale?

Visual Retail Plus: At Visual Retail Plus, our goal is to provide the most up-to-date software solution while maintaining a close and personal relationship with each and every one of our customers. In the retail world, where competition is always high, technology solutions have been a way for businesses to improve operations while offering the best customer experienc...

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.

Who's more expensive? Visual Retail Plus or NOVA Point of Sale?

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 Visual Retail Plus and NOVA Point of Sale.

Visual Retail Plus price starts at $1,750 per license , on a scale between 1 to 10 Visual Retail Plus is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Retail Management POS software. NOVA Point of Sale price starts at $89.99 per month , when comparing NOVA Point of Sale to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Retail Management POS software cost.

Bottom line: Visual Retail Plus cost is around the same cost of NOVA Point of Sale.

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 Visual Retail Plus Vs. NOVA POS based on some of the most important and required Retail Management POS features. Visual Retail Plus: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Accounting Management, Credit Card Processing, Customer History, Customer Management, Discounts, eCommerce, Employee Management, Gift Cards. NOVA Point of Sale: Customer Database, Inventory Management, Retail & POS, Point of sale, Barcode Scanning.

Target customer size

Customers of the software include small and medium retail businesses as well as large enterprises. 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.

Visual Retail Plus

ITQlick rating
(4/5)

starts at $1,750 per license

Visual Retail Plus is a retail and POS management solution for businesses of all sizes. It offers such capabilities as inventory management, customer management, accounting management, and others. The software ...

Categories: Retail & POS, Point of sale, Retail Customer Management, Retail Warehouse Management.

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, iPad POS.

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Visual Retail Plus: 15 Features

Accounting Management
Credit Card Processing
Customer History
Customer Management
Discounts
eCommerce
Employee Management
Gift Cards
Inventory Management
Items on Hold
Layaways & Quotes
Price Lookup
Reporting
Sales Commissions
PO: Purchase orders

NOVA Point of Sale: 5 Features

Customer Database
Inventory Management
Retail & POS
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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Visual
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
68/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$1,750 per license
Functionality
35
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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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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.