pcAmerica Cash Register Express - Top 4 Alternatives (Jul 2022)

pcAmerica Cash Register Express Review
ITQlick Score: 87/100
ITQlick Rating: (3/5)
Pricing: 4/10 - average cost
Category: Retail & POS -> pcAmerica Cash Register Express -> pcAmerica Cash Register Express competitors
Ranking:Ranked 33 out of 430 Retail & POS systems
Company: pcAmerica
Pricing: starts at $599 per license
Typical customers: Small businesses and start ups
Platforms: Desktop
Links: pcAmerica Cash Register Express review, pcAmerica Cash Register Express alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jul 07, 2022

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pcAmerica Cash Register Express is a retail and point of sale software, and its top alternatives in this category include Epos Now, RetailEdge, Square for Retail, and Infrasys Cloud POS. Based on the key criteria listed below, pcAmerica Cash Register Express is compared to its top alternatives:
  • Cloud/On-premise: pcAmerica Cash Register Express is deployed on-premise, and it also has a web portal for payments and real-time inventory management. In comparison, all the top alternatives of pcAmerica Cash Register Express are cloud-based retail POS solutions, except RetailEdge, which is a desktop-based platform. RetailEdge also has a mobile version.
  • Cost: Heartland, vendors of the pcAmerica Cash Register Express software, do not disclose its pricing details. Also, no free trial or version is available. In comparison, RetailEdge pricing starts at a one-time fee of $495, Square for Retail pricing starts at $60 per month per location, and Epos Now pricing starts at a one-time license fee of $449 or $39 per month. Infrasys Cloud POS does not disclose its pricing details. Only Square for Retail offers a free trial and a free forever plan.
  • Customers/Industries: pcAmerica Cash Register Express serves retailers that deal with various products, ranging from clothing and apparel to liquor and from convenience stores to grocery stores. In comparison, all the top alternatives of pcAmerica Cash Register Express target similar retail stores and businesses, such as beauty shops, restaurant chains, hotels, bars, vape shops, etc. Infrasys Cloud POS serves hotels and restaurant chains.
  • Functionality: pcAmerica Cash Register Express offers retail and POS solutions with real-time inventory management, barcode scanning for payments processing, promotions and discounts management, etc. Compared to its top alternatives, pcAmerica Cash Register Express does not offer reservation & wait-list management features like Infrasys Cloud POS. Also, Square for Retail has native time tracking features which pcAmerica Cash Register Express does not have.
  • Popularity: pcAmerica Cash Register Express is a leading provider of retail and POS solutions globally, supporting over 50,000 retailers worldwide. In comparison, over 30,000 stores use Epos Now, Infrasys Cloud POS supports more than 7,000 installations worldwide, and Square for Retail supports thousands of retailers globally.
  • Scalability: pcAmerica Cash Register Express is a highly scalable retail POS solution for small, midsize, and enterprise retail stores and supermarket chains. In comparison, all the top alternatives of pcAmerica Cash Register Express are equally scalable retail POS software for businesses of all sizes.
  • Support: Customer support is available for clients that use the pcAmerica Cash Register Express platform through email and phone channels. Compared to its top alternatives, pcAmerica Cash Register Express does not have a community forum support channel like Epos Now and RetailEdge, and a live chat support channel like Epos Now.

pcAmerica Cash Register Express alternatives - for low budget, SMBs and global businesses

Here are the top 4 alternatives to pcAmerica Cash Register Express that are worth checking out: ShopKeep POS for SMBs, NetSuite for Retail for large size business, Rezku POS Software for growing companies, and GiftLogic software for startups and SMBs.

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, 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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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.