WinRetail Vs Windward Five

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Aug 11, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - WinRetail or Windward Five?

WinRetail is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Windward Five, WinRetail is rated higher (82/100) than Windward Five (76/100). WinRetail offers more features (15) to their users than Windward Five (7).

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 Jds solutions compares with Windward Software ?

Jds solutions: JDS Solutions offers powerful end-to-end flexible retail solutions to manage and drive retail growth. WinRetail®, JDS' flagship POS (Point of Sale) and Retail Management System, is uniquely designed for mid-size retailers. With today's retail software, it's not what you do, but how you do it. With WinRetail, you will have critical information...

Windward Software : Windward Software inspires business owners that were previously struggling with multiple business systems that create inventory discrepancies, feeling held hostage by book keepers and just plain sick and tired of growing their business and not seeing similar growth in profit. Their flagship software, Windward System Five features integrated point ...

Who's more expensive? WinRetail or Windward System Five?

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 WinRetail and Windward System Five.

WinRetail price starts at $10,000 per license , on a scale between 1 to 10 WinRetail is rated 8, which is higher than the average cost of Retail Management POS software. Windward System Five price starts at $92 per user/month , when comparing Windward System Five to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Retail Management POS software cost.

Bottom line: WinRetail is more expensive than Windward System Five.

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 WinRetail Vs. Windward Five based on some of the most important and required Retail Management POS features. WinRetail: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Bar Code Scanning, Consignment, Credit Card Processing, Customer Management, eCommerce, Employee Management, Gift Cards, Inventory Management. Windward System Five: Billing & Invoicing, Customer Relationship Management, eCommerce, Employee Management, Inventory Management.

Target customer size

WinRetail is an ideal solution for retail businesses of medium size. The software is a most viable solution for small and medium businesses.

WinRetail

ITQlick rating
(4.4/5)

starts at $10,000 per license

WinRetail is a software tool for enterprise and point of sale (POS) management designed for mid-size retailers. The main features of the product are point of sale and order management, mobile POS, ecommerce, mu...

Categories: Retail & POS, Clothing Store Inventory POS, Rental, Retail Customer Management.

Windward Five

ITQlick rating
(3.8/5)

starts at $92 per user/month

Windward System Five is a point of sale and rental management solution for small and medium businesses. Its capabilities include contract management, customer database, inventory management, and others. The sof...

Categories: Billing & Invoicing, CRM, Equipment Rental POS, Furniture Store POS, Gun Shop POS.

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WinRetail: 15 Features

Bar Code Scanning
Consignment
Credit Card Processing
Customer Management
eCommerce
Employee Management
Gift Cards
Inventory Management
Layaways & Quotes
Mobile POS Capability
Price Lookup
Print Receipt
Returns
Sales Commissions
Shipping/Delivery Setup

Windward System Five: 7 Features

Billing & Invoicing
Customer Relationship Management
eCommerce
Employee Management
Inventory Management
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
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WinRetail
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
82/100
Pricing
9.8/10
License pricing
$10,000 per license
Functionality
26
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Windward
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
76/100
Pricing
5.2/10
License pricing
$92 per user/month
Functionality
18
Rent
ITQlick rating
3/5
Score
86/100
Pricing
4.4/10
License pricing
$129 per month
Functionality
7
Review
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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Profit
ITQlick rating
2.8/5
Score
85/100
Pricing
3.8/10
License pricing
$500 per license
Functionality
16
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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.